Mercedes-Benz
E320
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Oil Leaking From Oil Level Sensor on Mercedes-Benz E320

Problem Description and Possible Solution

An engine oil leak may develop from the oil level sensor. Replacement of the leaking sensor will commonly correct this concern.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 118,670 (46,700–196,000)
Engine affected: Gasoline
8 model years affected: 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, more2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
19 people reported this problem
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When I bought the car two months ago I didn't smell oil burning . So 2 weeks ago I started smelling oil looked underneath car and oil was on the oil pan. Changed gasket drove 90 miles it is still leaking..don't no what to do next.
no leak, but oil level sensor light came on and car is running rough and losing power.
Oil level sensor develops a leak on my E320, 2001
no oil leak but a "OIL SENSOR FAILURE" light on dash. $120 part, must remove lower oil pan and reseal with MB sealant.