Mercedes-Benz 300E 4MATIC Problem Report

Mercedes-Benz 300E 4MATIC Noise and/or Smoke From Drive Belt Area

(4 reports)

The emissions air injection pump can seize, causing a loud squealing noise followed by smoke from the drive belt. If the engine is not turned off, the belt will break, turning on the alternator/battery warning light.

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