1996 Mercedes-Benz E300 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1996 Mercedes-Benz E300

Fuel leaks can develop around the high pressure fuel injection pump. The fuel lines around the fuel filter and the fuel pump also tend to leak.

Instrument cluster displays tend to fail, especially the clock and gear indicators. Our technicians tell us the instrument cluster will require replacement to correct this issue.

High mileage vehicles may develop a leak from one or more of the transmission oil seals.

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the transmission shifts normally until the last gear and will not shift also the cluster is randomly going out with a engine dianostic light.

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My automatic window "ground" to a halt while it was down the other day. It sounded like the motor was still working but like some gear structure broke and was ground up. I need to know how to get the door panel off to see what the damage is. Can someone direct me to some diagrams a...

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THE DRIVE BELT PULLEY ON THE ENGINE CAN DEVELOP FATIGUE CRACKS IN THE METAL AND BREAK. IF THE DRIVE PULLEY BREAKS, THE CAR WOULD NOT HAVE ENGINE COOLING, BATTERY CHARGING, AND/OR POWER STEERING.

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Beautiful car, only problem i've had is injector pump leaking , and battery keeps draining.

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