1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 Mercedes-Benz E320

1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 Problems

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.

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.

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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1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 Questions

The only gaugaes that work is the clock.

the car would just stop; and has no fault code. I changed out the crankshaft sensor, and the car did the same.
I changed the fuel filter because it was hard to blow through. I checked the fuel pump pressure; it was 70psi, but will change from 70 to 40psi. is this normal?

front shocks were replaed

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1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 Recalls

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

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1997 Mercedes-Benz E320 Reviews

We have 1997 E320 wtih 300+K miles. Very happy, as it is one of the best and most dependable car. Basic maintance: 1) Change oil (Castrol 10W-30 or 10W-40) + Bosch oil filter every 10,000 miles. 2) Clean K&S air filter very 20K or as needed 3) Replace differential oil - Castrol 85W90 every 50K 4) Replace Bosch fuel filter every 25K-50K 5) Brake flush with Castrol Dot 4 - 50K ...

Purchased used E320 with 110k miles with known maintenance history. Transmission locked up into limp home mode due to faulty ECM inside transmission, which I learn later is a common fault with this particular transmission. Find repair procedures online and replace faulty component which fixes problem, but confidence in car lost, as any hickup in electronic sensors associated with transmission...

What should it cost to replace ac condenser unit in a 1997 E320 Mercedes-Benz?

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