Mercedes-Benz E420 Problem Report

Mercedes-Benz E420 High Usage Vehicles May Experience Ignition Lock and Tumbler Failures

(14 reports)

Due to wear, high usage vehicles can experience ignition lock and tumbler failures. The ignition lock cylinder will generally require replacement to correct this concern.

Ignition switch was difficult to turn for a time, and eventually it stopped turning. -
The key just wouldn't turn. The dealership wants $1164 to fix it..... Can you say NUTS -
The ignition rey wont turn the tumbler -
I took it to the shop and it cost me $1300. I thought this was definitely overpriced. -
For some time it was diffcult to turn the ignition using the key. Overtime it worsened, and finally I was unble to turn it at all. -
The switch will not turn at all. For some time, it was difficult, but eventually it would turn after a number of attempts. One day it stopped altogether. -
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