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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 1998 Mercedes-Benz E320

1998 Mercedes-Benz E320

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1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 Problems

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

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.

Engine -- Verified

The crankshaft position sensor may fail. Symptoms of this are: The engine will crank—but not start—especially when the engine is warm. The car may start again if it is left to cool off, but it may run roughly or have poor performance.

Miscellaneous -- Verified

The cup holder in the center console may break.

Miscellaneous -- Verified

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.

Suspension & Steering -- Verified

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

1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 Questions and Answers

tallsweet, 1998 Mercedes-Benz E320, Lake Oswego, OR

THe EC Button stays on and the air conditioning. Doesn't work. Have recharged with refrigerant, but EC light is Still on.

Sal, 1998 Mercedes-Benz E320, Norwalk, CT

Both of my washers stoped working, the front and the back (E320 wagon) What can cause that?

roadster, 1998 Mercedes-Benz E320, Woodstock, GA

How many catalytic converters does a 1998 Mercedes Benz E320 have?

roadster, 1998 Mercedes-Benz E320, Woodstock, GA

What is the life expectency of a catalytic converter and how likely is it to have 2 go out at the same time without engine light coming on?

buckerett, 1998 Mercedes-Benz E320, Mesa, ID

If the AC compressor is leaking, could using the do it yourself recharge freon stop the small leak I have and will it last?

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1998 Mercedes-Benz E320 Reviews

Absolutely love this care. It's quick, great fuel mileage and fun to drive.

*Note Canadian location (Zip codes will not stick on RepairPal for Canadian users). Purchased 2nd hand in 2002 from know owner with 80K. Good engine, replaced balljoints, struts, 2 tie rods, 2 brake jobs, 4 window lifts, blower motor, blower regulator and housing, 15 headlamp bulbs, 2 drive belts, 1 door hinge. FM radio does not work below 12 Celcius, Major rust problem on entire car, shock mount just broke off the mount assembly rendering it a financial write off. Car is rarely winter driven - located in non salt winter region. Profoundly dissapointed considering the car has been very well maintained and driven with care.

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