Mercedes-Benz E320 BLUETEC Problems

RepairPal has identified the most common problems with the Mercedes-Benz E320 BLUETEC as reported by actual vehicle owners. We'll tell you what the problem is and what it'll take to fix it.

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Known Problems

Many software updates are available for the different computer systems, but if the vehicle is out of warranty, it may cost money to receive the updates (unless it is a recall). Some updates may be dealer-only, but a well-equipped independent shop can usually provide updates as well.

This vehicle has sensotronic brake control (SBC). If the SBC light on the dash illuminates, have the brakes checked. If the SBC is not working, limited brake pressure is delivered to the front brakes, increasing the distance it takes to stop. The SBC hydraulic unit has a specific service life programmed into the control module; follow the manufacturer's recommended service procedure for proper maintenance of the SBC.