2002 Mercedes-Benz E430 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2002 Mercedes-Benz E430
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2002 Mercedes-Benz E430 ProblemsPoor AC performance Due to Evaporator Temperature Sensor Failure
The evaporator temperature sensor can fail, causing the AC compressor not to cycle. If the AC compressor does not turn on, the AC system will not blow cold air. If the compressor is stuck on, the air will be very cold at first, before warming up.
An engine oil leak may develop from the oil level sensor. Replacement of the leaking sensor will commonly correct this concern.
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 QuestionsWhere is the evaporator temperature sensor located? (2 answers)
When we turned the AC to cool this morning, only warm air was blowing. I tried to charge the unit but the pressure on my gauge started climing up to 100. I shut the motor and the freon tank valve and left the connector attached to the low pressure valve. The "dead" pressure stayed at...