2008 Mercedes-Benz E550 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Mercedes-Benz E550
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2008 Mercedes-Benz E550 ProblemsCamshaft Adjuster Solenoid Failure
The camshaft adjuster solenoid (which is related to the variable valve timing system) may fail or timing chain/balance shaft components may wear, resulting in illumination of the Check Engine Light and various drivability issues. Mercedes-Benz has released a service bulletin outlining specific repair instructions depending on fault codes stored.
High mileage or older vehicles commonly develop leaks from the differential seals and/or cover. Our technicians recommend a complete reseal of the differential unit whenever these leaks are repaired.
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.
2008 Mercedes-Benz E550 QuestionsCost to replace sunroof motor. (1 answer)
Maintenance service B, what should be done?