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Mercedes-Benz E300 Recalls

Get technical and plain English recall information for 9 Mercedes-Benz E300 recalls between 1995 and 2017. Learn if your Mercedes-Benz E300 is part of a recall and what to do about it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on February 23, 2017

When the engine and transmission cannot turn over when starting the vehicle, a part of the system called the starting current limiter may overheat, causing a fire hazard.

Recall repairs on your Mercedes Benz vehicle must be performed by a Mercedes Benz dealership. Mercedes Benz will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in March, 2017. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Mercedes Benz dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on February 8, 2017

The air bag that protects the pelvis or the front passenger air bag may not deploy as needed in an accident, increasing risk of occupant injury.

Recall repairs on your Mercedes Benz vehicle must be performed by a Mercedes Benz dealership. Mercedes Benz will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in March, 2017. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Mercedes Benz dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on February 8, 2017

The passenger frontal air bag may not deploy in an accident, because the system that detects an occupant in the passenger front seat may malfunction. The system may mistake an adult for a child, which deactivates the air bag from deploying. This would result in increased risk of occupant injury.

Recall repairs on your Mercedes Benz vehicle must be performed by a Mercedes Benz dealership. Mercedes Benz will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in March, 2017. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Mercedes Benz dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on October 19, 2016

The wiring to the fuel pump which is under the rear bench seat may become damaged from contact with the seat frame. This could cause the fuel pump to lose power and the engine to stall as a result. If the engine stalls, it could cause loss of vehicle control and result in an accident.

Recall repairs on your Mercedes Benz vehicle must be performed by a Mercedes Benz dealership. Mercedes Benz will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in October, 2016. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Mercedes Benz dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on February 8, 2016

The transmission shift lever when moved may not select a gear as desired by the driver, due to a failure of the internal circuit board in the shift lever module. This would prevent from being able to move forward or backward as desired, increasing the risk of a crash.

Recall repairs on your Mercedes Benz vehicle must be performed by a Mercedes Benz dealership. Mercedes Benz will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in March, 2017. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Mercedes Benz dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

Summary on February 2, 2001
Summary on November 20, 1998
Summary on April 22, 1996
Summary on March 15, 1995