2009 Mercedes-Benz E350 4MATIC Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2009 Mercedes-Benz E350 4MATIC
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2009 Mercedes-Benz E350 4MATIC ProblemsComputer system software updates may cost money if car is out of warranty
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.
The camshaft adjuster solenoid (which is related to the variable valve timing system) may fail or timing chain/balance shaft components may wear, resulting in illumination of the Check Engine Light and various drivability issues. Mercedes-Benz has released a service bulletin outlining specific repair instructions depending on fault codes stored.
A vibration felt through the center floor of the vehicle can be caused by driveshaft flex discs, which crack and shred, causing excessive driveshaft movement. Not repairing these can cause damage to the driveshaft center support bearing, or, in the worst case scenario, damage to the transmission or differential.
2009 Mercedes-Benz E350 4MATIC Questionswhy car makes no sound when I turn key and wont start? (1 answer)
changed glove box bulb while car was running car cut off now wont start and esp inoperative show in message center. when I turn key car makes no sound but everything works.
2009 Mercedes-Benz E350 4MATIC RecallsLoad Leveling Rear Suspension Connecting Rod May Fail
On certain station wagon models, a connecting rod for the load leveling rear suspension system may fail. This could result in reduced vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will inspect and replace the level control connecting rod as necessary to correct this concern.