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

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

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Average mileage: 87,543 (80,000–95,500)
4 model years affected: 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
8 people reported this problem
3 people shared problem details
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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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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