Began with ntermittent stalling at lights and restarted then stalled an no starts till hours later. Will start and check engine light on states camshaft position sensor but with all the Mclass issues may be same part /different model. Not sure, Want to know if other owners hav same problem and attys are willing to start new class action to get this taken care of.call them with info. Don't want to wait till its a major issue. Car only has 50K m...
2005 Mercedes-Benz E320 4MATIC Problem Reports
Newest 2005 Mercedes-Benz E320 4MATIC Problem Reports
Failed spark plug wires and/or ignition coils can cause intermittent misfires (rough running); the Check Engine Light may also illuminate. Diagnoses of the ignition system will be necessary to determine which components are at fault.
The engine may develop a stalling and/or no start condition due to a failed crankshaft position sensor.
The release tab for the center console can fall off unexpectedly.
Lack of audio or cell phone functionality may be related to the failure of the audio gateway module.
Water can damage the weight sensor in the front, passenger seat, causing the SRS (airbag) light to illuminate. There is an electrical component in the seat cushion susceptible to fluid damage. Any spills should be dried up immediately in order to try and prevent damage to the sensor.
A failed digital heater control valve can cause a lack of heat output from the climate control system.
Irregular and premature tire wear can be caused by the front thrust link bushings cracking and causing excessive movement in the suspension. The thrust link bushings are fluid-filled (to help reduce vibration), so if they crack, they will leak oil.
The early versions of the central gateway module (which allows different systems to communicate with each other) have software problems.
An engine Oil leak may develop from the PCV vent housing on the valve cover and/or the inspection plate on the front of the engine.
The rubber bond in the harmonic balancer can decay, which causes the balancer to move and work its way toward the timing cover. If the balancer comes into contact with the timing cover while the engine is running, it will fracture and damage the cover and potentially other surrounding parts. The harmonic balancer should be inspected at every service.
The electrical connector at the automatic transmission may leak fluid into the wiring harness. If not repaired, the oil will migrate through the wiring harness and damage the transmission control module. A new harness and control module may be necessary to correct this problem.