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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 2002 Mercedes-Benz E430

2002 Mercedes-Benz E430

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2002 Mercedes-Benz E430 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.

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.

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

Brake lamp housings can melt, resulting in a loss of contact for the brake light bulb holder. If this happens, the brake light will not work. Replacement of the damaged lamp housing should correct this problem.

Heating & Air Conditioning -- Verified

A malfunctioning HVAC blower motor regulator can cause the blower motor to operate below the requested speed or not at all. Updated regulators are available; the blower motor and cover need to be replaced at the same time to upgrade the system.

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.

2002 Mercedes-Benz E430 Questions and Answers

zap1, 2002 Mercedes-Benz E430, North Bergen, NJ

high side ac service port /valve location

Flavio, 2002 Mercedes-Benz E430, Dalton, GA

When should the transmission fluids be changed/flushed on a 2002 Mercedes E430 Sport? My car has 134,000 miles and I haven't done it. Also, how much should this service cost? The shop I too...

jayski, 2002 Mercedes-Benz E430, Beverly, NJ

had to change my alternator now my car wont shift into 3 rd n 4th gear wont go over 30 miles and engine is loud rpms are up high can somebody tell me whats wrong with my car

jayski, 2002 Mercedes-Benz E430, Beverly, NJ

when I put my car in gear the car slam into gear engine light on car wont go over 30 do u think i need to take my car to mercedes and get the car reflash

jayski, 2002 Mercedes-Benz E430, Beverly, NJ

can somebody tell me were I can get a tranmission control module for my E430 Mercedez Benz 2 wheel drive resonable price the benz dealer wants 1400

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2002 Mercedes-Benz E430 Reviews

I've had my, 2000 E430 for almost 2 years & I'll never drive anything else. I Take it to the dealer once a year and that's it. I barely passed the 100,000 mark & yes it's true. the tranny is acting funny. Just take it in and have it worked on. I'm a firm believer if you drive a Mercedes, be prepared to fork it over and i do. This car literally saved our lives. We were driving in the pounding rain at night, my wife was talking to her daughter when all of a sudden the car started doing a 360 on the freeway, the rain. She started yelling about dying & I was waiting for the impact, that's when the car took over, all the stabilization systems kicked in and i couldn't do anything about it. The yellow diamond lit up as well as the other system. It shifted itself into Manual shifting and stopped on its own, Quickly. It then transferred control to me. When we got home she was full of rocks, mud and debris. I still gave her a big kiss. She saved our lives that night. Mercedes Benz, is the safest car on the road. I know now. So when it comes time to put money into her, I do it with a smile. because i know I'm investing in the safety of our lives.


Nice car but many problems. Costs at least $3000 a year to keep up. Right in shop for three weeks they can't fix computer

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