1997 Mercedes-Benz E420 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 Mercedes-Benz E420
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1997 Mercedes-Benz E420 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.
A coolant leak may develop form the Radiator due to degradation of its plastic components. Replacement of the failed radiator will be necessary.
Oil feed tubes break and fall into the crankcase (engine) and the tappet becomes noisy (ticking), resulting in degraded idle quality. Our technicians recommend replacing all of the tubes at the same time, broken or not.
1997 Mercedes-Benz E420 Questionsrandom missfirecode #8 what is the # order on the v8 (1 answer)
I was able to remove the key cylinder but now the sreering is still locked and in park.? how do i remove the ignition with the steering locked still i have tried turning the weel while trying to engage the starter but it will not come free.
Any advice in this matter would be greatly appriciate...
My car has 62k miles. Runs excellent. The gas light was on and I drove it home fine. The next morning it would not start. Put gas in the tank still wont start.