1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1998 Mercedes-Benz E320
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1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 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.
Failed spark plug wires and/or ignition coils can cause intermittent misfires (rough running); the Check Engine Light may also illuminate. Diagnoses of the ignition system will be necessary to determine which components are at fault.
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.
1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 QuestionsMy 98 E320 has a rattling noise noticeable only when I slow down while braking (1 answer)
The noise is only noticeable at medium/slow speed when coming to a stop. It does not make noise while idling/ sitting still. It is a metallic rattle.