Mercedes-Benz E430 Repair and Maintenance
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Mercedes-Benz E430 ProblemsReplace air filter when replacing failed mass air flow sensor
The mass air flow sensor tends to fail causing poor fuel economy and Check Engine light illumination. The engine air filter should be replaced when the mass air flow sensor is replaced; a dirty filter can allow debris to damage the new sensor.
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.
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.
Mercedes-Benz E430 QuestionsLocked out, battery dead. Only have key fob and inserted slim metal key on fob. That opens my glovebox only. How do I get in so I can pop hood to charge? (1 answer)
It will not go past neutral. Then after about 2 minutes it goes back to park with no problem.