1995 Mercedes-Benz E420 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1995 Mercedes-Benz E420

1995 Mercedes-Benz E420 Problems

Premature Tire Wear Due to Cracked Lower Control Arm Bushings

The lower control arm bushings can wear and crack, resulting excessive movement at the control arm pivot point, leading to irregular and premature tire wear. Worn Ball joints can also cause similar tire wear symptoms. I some cases it may be necessary to replace the lower control arm, including bushings & ball joint to correct this concern.

Emissions-related ports in cylinder head may clog

Ports in the cylinder head related to the emissions air injection and EGR systems can clog; the cylinder head should be removed and the ports cleaned.

Repair Leaks From Head Gasket/Timing Cover Gasket Before Oil and Coolant Intermix

Internal and External engine oil & coolant leaks can develop from the head gasket and/or timing cover gasket; these leaks should be repaired before the engine oil and coolant intermix which can result in severe engine damage.

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1995 Mercedes-Benz E420 Questions

Headlights only work when my brights are on. Do i need to replace both bulbs? (1 answer)

I turn on the headlights and fog light and only the fog lights work but they work when I turn on the brights?

Trans issues (2 answers)

My 95 E420 was running real bad so I had it towed to the dealer. They replaced the trottle body and now i dont have reverse. I had experienced no problems before. When you put it in R it feels like the the parking brake is on and when you give it gas it wont move even on a hill. Could they have h...

horn blows when ignition turned on (1 answer)

Installed a new alternator then the problem startded.

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1995 Mercedes-Benz E420 Recalls

Recall 95V031000
THE FRONT PASSENGER METAL FOOT REST CAN, OVER TIME, ABRADE THROUGH THE WIRING HARNESS UNDER THE FOOT REST CAUSING THE WIRING HARNESS TO SHORT CIRCUIT.

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