1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 4MATIC Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 4MATIC

1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 4MATIC Problems

Engine Performance Problems Due to Crankshaft Position Sensor Failure

The engine may develop a stalling and/or no start condition due to a failed crankshaft position sensor.

Squeak in Steering Column Due to Rubber Boot or Seal

A squeak from the steering column is often related to a rubber boot in the column or a seal in the power steering rack.

Brake Light Switch Failure May Cause ESP/BAS Warning Lights

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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1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 4MATIC Questions

having trouble with turn signals not working (1 answer)

turn signals not working, emergency flasher not working, horn doesn't blow, wipers do not work. This is a constant problem. Replaced turn signal control on steering column still does not work.

My ignition is lock and want turn after fooling with it I think it has to be replaced (1 answer)

Approximately how much would that repair cost

Told that there is carbon build-up in engine. Want more knowledge. (1 answer)

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1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 4MATIC Reviews

My 4Matic wagon is a great car with almost 200K miles on it. While I have had some minor repair work on the car and the repairs are very expensive, I knew that going into buying a Mercedes and an old car. I am surprised by how many negative things I have seen about these cars and yet my experience has so far been very good. Especially love the 4Matic: during heavy rains on the interstate, the c...

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