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ABS Modulator Failure Due to Dirty Brake Fluid on Mercedes-Benz E430 4MATIC

Problem Description and Possible Solution

It is not uncommon to encounter premature failure of the anti-lock brake system (ABS) modulator assembly due to dirty brake fluid. Our technicians recommend flushing the brake fluid every two years in order to help prevent this problem.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 130,043 (130,043–130,043)
3 model years affected: 2000, 2001, 2002
4 people reported this problem
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no brake fluid to front brakes, no air in brakes , can't get them to build up pressure, any answer to problem , accidently put in power steering fluid to top off low level, that is when brakes started acting up, removed old fluids, replaced with new brake fluid , but no fluid flow to front brakes