Mercedes-Benz E430 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Mercedes-Benz E430

Mercedes-Benz E430 Problems

Instrument cluster displays tend to fail, especially the clock and gear indicators. Our technicians tell us the instrument cluster will require replacement to correct this issue.

A squeak from the steering column is often related to a rubber boot in the column or a seal in the power steering rack.

A malfunctioning HVAC blower motor regulator can cause the blower motor to operate below the requested speed or not at all. Updated regulators are available; the blower motor and cover need to be replaced at the same time to upgrade the system.

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Mercedes-Benz E430 Questions

Have tried to reset, held buttons and switches down and all at once. Tried to erase memory. Can not get the seat to move forward, back to recline. It does it's own thing and sometimes opposite.

Hi does anyone know what I can possible change to fix the problem I'm having.
I have already changed out crankshaft sensor, fuel pump relay, fuel filter.
I started with fuel pupm relay didn't solve problem then fuel filter seemed to solve problem for 1 week then car continued to die out...

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Mercedes-Benz E430 Recalls

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. A WRONG CLAMP MAY HAVE BEEN INSTALLED ON THE WINDOW AIR BAG UNITS.THIS IS NOT A SAFETY RECALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE SAFETY ACT. HOWEVER, IT IS DEEMED A SAFETY IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN BY THE AGENCY. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: 2000 SLK AND E-CLASS VEHICLES. SIDE AIR BAG DEPLOYMENTS HAVE OCCURRED WHEN THE VEHICLE IS LEFT PARKED IN HIGH TEMPERATURES DURING WARMER MONTHS.

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Mercedes-Benz E430 Reviews

After warrenty expired, all hell broke lose....Transmission fluid leak, instrument panel need to be replaced, rear window motor replaced, air conditioning not working, CEL come on all the time. body paint got cheaped easily. ETC Maintenance and repair is very expensive.

TRANSMISSION PROBLEM OVER 100,000 MILES CAR START ACTING UP

I am the second owner, with the first owner maintaining superb records. The interior ceiling is detaching in the rear, the ash tray is not positioned well for use and the seats are very uncomfortable in the front (this surprises me as I have owned 3 other Mercedes without this problem). The electrical seems to have intermittent "shorts" in it on items that are basically cosmetic (such as the ...

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