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Mercedes-Benz E550 Camshaft Adjuster Solenoid Failure

Mercedes-Benz E550 Problem
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Model Years Affected: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010

Average Mileage: 46,666 mi (20,000 mi - 70,000 mi)


The camshaft adjuster solenoid (which is related to the variable valve timing system) may fail or timing chain/balance shaft components may wear, resulting in illumination of the Check Engine Light and various drivability issues. Mercedes-Benz has released a service bulletin outlining specific repair instructions depending on fault codes stored.

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