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1976 300D, start by push, danger?

my battery got discharge..i requested 3 or 4 of my friends to have it pushed so i could have it started...what's the danger? please give me inputs..thanks a lot!
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If it's a battery problem, why not have it jump started or have a new one installed to fix the problem?

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i mean, what's the danger of jump starting the engine?
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Check the owners manual. Both my 114 Gas 250 C and my 123 300 TD Diesel provide push-starting instructions.

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Your still going to need a new battery or a charge. All MB cars with automatics, up to approx 1990 or 91, can be push started.

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