Brake Light Switch Failure May Cause ESP/BAS Warning Lights on Mercedes-Benz E300

The ESP and BAS warning lights may illuminate due to a failed brake light switch. Replacement of the failed switch should correct this concern.

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Average mileage: 258,000 (258,000–258,000)
4 model years affected: 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999
5 people reported this problem
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On going issue with the ESP/BAS light, change the brake switch twice to correct the issue
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