1997 Mercedes-Benz E300 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 Mercedes-Benz E300

1997 Mercedes-Benz E300 Problems

Fuel leak near high pressure pump, fuel lines at filter and pump
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 Clusters Tend to Fail

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.

Transmission Oil Seals May Leak on High Mileage Vehicles

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

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1997 Mercedes-Benz E300 Questions

how big is the gas tank? and Sometimes it dies with no warning. (1 answer)

I have to write the mileage down when I get gas because the fuel gage isn't working. I know I can go 200 miles on a full tank, but when I can't fill it, its a guess on how far I can go!
Also, sometimes it just dies with no warning ( no sound or ruff timing) and will start again after ab...

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1997 Mercedes-Benz E300 Recalls

Recall 00V388000
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. SOME OF THESE VEHICLES HAVE EXPERIENCED SIDE AIR BAG DEPLOYMENTS IN THE ABSENCE OF A CRASH.

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