2006 Mercedes-Benz E500 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2006 Mercedes-Benz E500
Verified by mechanics, reported by drivers like you
Ask a mechanic in our community
Never overpay. Check prices with our estimator
2006 Mercedes-Benz E500 ProblemsEarly Versions of Central Gateway Module Have Software Problems
The early versions of the central gateway module (which allows different systems to communicate with each other) have software problems.
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. Communicating these specific symptoms to your technician can save diagnostic time.
The release tab for the center console can fall off unexpectedly.
2006 Mercedes-Benz E500 QuestionsWent I start my car both rear tires won't go up. What need to ne done? (2 answers)
Just recently had this service (and had valve cover gaskets replaced in same service) and ESC unavailable was displayed in dash when starting car to leave. Car immediately returned to service dept. (never left pkng lot) and then after this was supposedly corrected after turning off then on vehicl...
My 2006 MB has only 30,000 miles on it and I took it into the dealer I purchased it from and they said that the radiator had a small hole the size of a pinhead and the fluide ran into the transmission. I had taken my care in 2 months earlier and everthing checked out find. What should I do they ...
2006 Mercedes-Benz E500 RecallsIncorrect Software Calibration May Cause Fuel Pump to Remain Powered in a Collision
There is a faulty software calibration that affects several areas including shutting off the fuel supply in a collision. This could cause a fire hazard during an accident. Dealers will reprogram this software. The Mercedes-Benz recall number is 2008 070001. This recall began during August, 2008.