1997 Mercedes-Benz E300 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 Mercedes-Benz E300
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1997 Mercedes-Benz E300 ProblemsHigh Usage Vehicles May Experience Ignition Lock and Tumbler Failures
Due to wear, high usage vehicles can experience ignition lock and tumbler failures. The ignition lock cylinder will generally require replacement to correct this concern.
The evaporator temperature sensor can fail, causing the AC compressor not to cycle. If the AC compressor does not turn on, the AC system will not blow cold air. If the compressor is stuck on, the air will be very cold at first, before warming up.
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.
1997 Mercedes-Benz E300 Questionshow 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...