Item Description


This is a FULLY INDEXED PDF manual on Compact Disc, not a printed manual. Has thousands of pages. It covers everything.    See below for sections covered.  This is information from the   Mercedes Benz manual, not Haynes, Chilton, AllData or some other aftermarket manual.

This manual DOES NOT include the wiring diagram. We have other manuals for these vehicles that are $19.99 that DO include the wiring diagram. See our other items if you are looking for the wiring diagram.

Why buy from us?

Our manuals  DO NOT require any software to be installed, unlike other sellers manuals here on eBay. Other sellers are selling bulky software applications that require installation and constant maintenance. Our manuals run from the cd and use your existing web browser and adobe reader for viewing the manuals. Nothing to install, no passwords to remember.   Will work with any OS as long as there is a web browser installed and a PDF viewer such as adobe reader or preview for Mac! Vista, XP, Mac, Linux- No problem!

Adobe reader can be downloaded for free from Adobe's website. 

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Vehicles Covered: (model/year)


230 - 1977-1978 
240D - 1977-1983 
280E - 1977-1981 
280CE - 1978-1981 
300D - 1977-1982 
300CD - 1978-1982 
300TD - 1979-1980 
300D (Turbo) - 1982-1985 
300CD (Turbo) - 1982-1985 
300TD (Turbo) - 1981-1985 


Sections Covered:

Maintenance, service, technical data; General descriptions; Operating instructions; General considerations concerning service products (fluids, etc.); Jacking-up, towing-off, laying-up vehicle

Engine, removal and installation; Crankcase, cylinder head, engine breathing 

Crank assembly

Engine timing, valves 

Diesel injection system

Air cleaner, intake air preheater; Exhaust gas turbocharger

Air compressor, belt drives

Intake manifold, exhaust manifold; Engine brake, emission control system

Electrical system engine (ignition system, preheating system, starter, alternator)

Engine lubrication, engine oil cooler

Engine cooling system, coolant hoses, ratiator

Engine mounting

Throttle control


Front axle

Rear axle, trailing axle

Wheels, chassis measurements

Propeller shaft

Brakes - hydraulical and mechanical system

Brakes - pneumatic system and auxiliary brakes


Fuel system

Exhaust system, heat shield, outer

Electrical system; Equipment and instruments; Speed control systems

Glass (panes) and windows

Interior equipment


Trunk lid, fuel flap

Slide roof (sun roof), top, racks

Central locking system, comfort hydraulics

Electrical system body; Radio, windshiold washer system, light range regulator

Climate control

Attachments, outside flaps

Seats, cots, restraint systems

Maintenance Manual

If there is something that you want to know whether or not it is covered and you don't see it listed, just ask! 


Payment:    We only accept PayPal for payment. Payment is due within seven days of purchase. Items will only be shipped to confirmed addresses.

Shipping:  This item will be shipped via USPS First Class Mail. All of our items ship the next business day after payment. Items can take 2-10 days to arrive depending on your location.

Int'l shipments are shipped at a FLAT RATE via USPS First Class Int'l Mail. Item can 1-3 weeks to arrive. Tracking is not available via USPS.

Returns: We are not offering returns on this item. We will ship a replacement if it is defective.