Mercedes-Benz E350 Problem Report
Mercedes-Benz E350 Engine is junk
You probably have a bad balance shaft. Mercedes Benz installed defective balance shafts in their 2006 and 2007 E350 and does not take responsibility for repairing it. Because they use an inferior alloy the gears wear out prematurely. - Visitor
I would like to know if anybody has a problem with the engine in a 2006 Mercedes E350. Mileage is 39000. My warranty has just expired. Driving along I heard a loud sound like something was in my engine scrambling it up. We pulled the plastic pan and found oil and pieces of metal. - Ruth Giaimis
The engine may develop a stalling and/or no start condition due to a failed crankshaft position...
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...
what does it mean when check engine light is on?
WHAT DOES IT MEAN WHEN CHECK ENGINE LIGHT IS ON?
what does it mean when service engine light is on?