Mercedes-Benz R320 BLUETEC Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Mercedes-Benz R320 BLUETEC
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Mercedes-Benz R320 BLUETEC ProblemsThe Transmission Drive Selector Module May Fail
The transmission drive selector module may fail resulting in the loss of gear selection capability. This condition can leave the vehicle stranded, and will require replacement of the drive selector module.
The panoramic sunroof and shade may stop working due to a broken sunshade drive/guide.
The HVAC blower motor may fail. This is commonly caused by water entry through the cabin air filter areas during heavy rain or snow. Failed blower motors should be replaced. Our technicians tell us there is no special fix for this issue at this time.
Mercedes-Benz R320 BLUETEC RecallsDriver's Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures And Sprays Metal Fragments
The driver's frontal air bag inflator may deploy the air bag with excessive pressure, resulting in the inflator rupturing and causing metal debris to be sprayed onto vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag module free of charge to resolve the concern.