2008 Mercedes-Benz R350 Repair and Maintenance Costs
A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2008 Mercedes-Benz R350
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2008 Mercedes-Benz R350 ProblemsCheck Engine Light Due to Faulty Camshaft Adjuster Solenoid
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.
Vehicles equipped with a 7-speed automatic transmission may develop a rough shifting condition, most commonly going up from first to second gear and going down from third to second or second to first gear. Our technicians tell us this is due to an internal component failure. Mercedes has released updated parts; the transmission will need to be removed and disassembled to complete the necessary repairs.
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.
2008 Mercedes-Benz R350 QuestionsA loud reving/fan sound came on and off an hour after being driven (1 answer)
It would come on suddenly like a siren, then taper down, up and down a few times. This was about an hour after I had driven it, keys out, and all locked up!?
It is the main computer for the engine.
I need to replace the fuel filler door. Color of vehicle is black
2008 Mercedes-Benz R350 RecallsMercedes–Benz Recalls 2008 Vehicles for Defect in Power Steering Oil Pressure Driving Pin
Mercedes–Benz is recalling certain 2008 GL-Class, M-Class, and R-Class vehicles for a possible defect in the driving pin used to control power steering oil pressure. If the pin breaks during normal vehicle turning, the steering assist will no longer operate, causing difficulty operating the steering wheel. Dealers will replace the steering gear in affected vehicles.