Mercedes-Benz W123 716 Mercedes 4-Speed Manual, 4-Speed Automatic 1977 Service Manuals

This manual covers Clutches and Transmissions installed in vehicles marketed in the U.S.A, starting model year 1977 as listed below.

Note: Some Test and Adjustment Values tor the U.S.A. models are different than those for the standard pro­ duction versions. Make sure to use the correct values as specified for(US/bmodels.
For the identification of the transmission type on non-USA vehicles, refer to the Installation Survey page 26.1-005/1 and 005/2 for manual transmissions and page 27.0-001/1 for automatic transmissions.

In most sections of this manual, the individual models are identified by the chassis type instead of the model designation. The chassis type des­ ignations are the first six digits of the vehicle’s serial number. A serial number tag is attached on all late model vehicles on the left windshield post, on older vehicles on the cross member above the radiator.

For example, sales designation model 280E is chassis type 123.033.

In some instances, only the first three digits (123) will be referred to. In this case, this section applies to all vehicles of this particular chassis type.

Location of Specific Repair Instructions Locate main component group in. Group Index.

The group number is listed in the upper outside corner of each page within the group.
Check group contents (first page of each group), for the exact job description required. The Group Numbers, followed by Job Numbers and Page Numbers within each group, are shown in the upper outside margins of each page.

Unit Version 0 in the various Groups is general information applicable to the pertinent unit.
Unit Version with a different numeral is specific information for the title vehicle.

Depending on the unit installed in the vehicle, the numeral for the unit version may vary in the different groups.


  • InstructionsforUseofServiceManual
  • Model and Unit Installation Survey
  • Clutch
  • 4-Speed Manual Transmission
  • 4-SpeedAutomaticTransmission

Language: English
Format: PDF
Pages: 163

Mercedes-Benz W123 716 Mercedes 4-Speed Manual, 4-Speed Automatic 1977 Service Manuals