The release tab for the center console can fall off unexpectedly.
Car Problem Reports
Mercedes-Benz E320 Release Tab For Center Console Can Fall Off
Mercedes-Benz E320 Problem
Average Mileage: 57,000 mi (15,000 mi - 80,000 mi)
Thank God for glue
Visitor, 2004 Mercedes-Benz E320, 55,000 mi
console release tab fell off. used gorilla glue to put it back on
Visitor, 2004 Mercedes-Benz E320, 15,000 mi
come off 1 yr. or so after purchase
The right tab broke off (dealership verbally quoted (without verifying) approx $250 for a set because naturally, you can't just replace the one that is broken. Said no thanks and used super glue; been working fine ever since.