The electrical connector at the automatic transmission may leak fluid into the wiring harness. If not repaired, the oil will migrate through the wiring harness and damage the transmission control module. A new harness and control module may be necessary to correct this problem.
Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 2005 Mercedes-Benz E500 4MATIC
2005 Mercedes-Benz E500 4MATIC
2005 Mercedes-Benz E500 4MATIC Problems
The ESP and BAS warning lights may illuminate due to a failed brake light switch. Replacement of the failed switch should correct this concern.
Lack of audio or cell phone functionality may be related to the failure of the audio gateway module.
Water can damage the weight sensor in the front, passenger seat, causing the SRS (airbag) light to illuminate. There is an electrical component in the seat cushion susceptible to fluid damage. Any spills should be dried up immediately in order to try and prevent damage to the sensor.
It is not uncommon to encounter premature failure of the anti-lock brake system (ABS) modulator assembly due to dirty brake fluid. Our technicians recommend flushing the brake fluid every two years in order to help prevent this problem.
2005 Mercedes-Benz E500 4MATIC Questions and Answers
Car was just detailed inside and out...when I picked up the car the A/C Rest light was on and when I pressed it again the light just blinked. There is no A/C and I had great A/C the day before.
At morning time it gives cool air but in the afternoon it changes into warm air. I took it to the dealership and they checked and said every thing is OK, but it is not. Please help!
the airmatic button does not work
Noticed this a few days ago... After sitting overnight, I got in and turned the key... Everything lit up fine (dash, display, etc.) but the car didn't make a sound. Turned it off and back on ...