Mercedes-Benz E500 4MATIC Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Mercedes-Benz E500 4MATIC

Mercedes-Benz E500 4MATIC Problems

Center Arm Rest Cup Holder May Break

The cup holder in the center console may break.

Wire Connector on Transmission May Leak Fluid and Damage Control Module

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.

Airmatic pump motors may fail due to sticking relays

The relay which turns the airmatic suspension pump on may fail causing the pump to run continuously. This can result in failure of the pump motor or a dead battery as the pump motor will continue to run after the car is turned off. Also, Worn airmatic pump mount bushings can causes noises in the front axle while driving on bumpy roads or a buzzing noise while the pump is running.

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