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Mercedes-Benz E500 Early Versions of Central Gateway Module Have Software Problems

Mercedes-Benz E500 Problem
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Model Years Affected: 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006

Average Mileage: 87,750 mi (80,000 mi - 95,500 mi)


The early versions of the central gateway module (which allows different systems to communicate with each other) have software problems. 

  • Visitor, , 80,000 mi

    4 error messages appeared to include SOS, SRS, check engine and low oil. Popping noises in the audio system and a loud roaring noise from the engine also occurred.

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  • Visitor, , 95,500 mi

    While traveling in Florida from Texas the Central Gateway failed. This failure caused the car to become inoperable!!!!!! Mercedes sold us a defective vehicle!!!!

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