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

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

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.

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

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1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 4MATIC Questions

My door locks will not work. When I use the remote to lock the doors, only the alarm system is activated. Same when I unlock it as the alarm is deactivated.

Th driver's seat has started to "make a pop" when any pressure is applied. I think this is in the back part, not the actual seat - but I cannot find schematics to diagnose - anyone have the seat assmebly drawings?

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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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