Mercedes-Benz E300 Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your Mercedes-Benz E300

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a Mercedes-Benz E300 is between $874 and $1068 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

Mercedes-Benz Repair Estimates
1996 Mercedes-Benz E300 Quantity: All
Glow Plug Replacement
$463 - $665
1995 Mercedes-Benz E300 Service Detail: Front, One
ABS Wheel Speed Sensor Replacement
$174 - $263
1997 Mercedes-Benz E300 Quantity: Both
Brake Caliper Replacement - Front
$621 - $912
1999 Mercedes-Benz E300 Service Detail: Upper & Lower, Both
Radiator Hose Replacement
$184 - $259
1999 Mercedes-Benz E300 Location: Front
Brake Rotor Replacement
$502 - $693
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Mercedes-Benz E300 Problems

Fuel leak near high pressure pump, fuel lines at filter and pump
Fuel leaks can develop around the high pressure fuel injection pump. The fuel lines around the fuel filter and the fuel pump also tend to leak.
One or More Instrument Cluster Display May Fail

Instrument cluster displays tend to fail, especially the clock and gear indicators. Our technicians tell us the instrument cluster will require replacement to correct this issue.

High Usage Vehicles May Experience Ignition Lock and Tumbler Failures

Due to wear, high usage vehicles can experience ignition lock and tumbler failures. The ignition lock cylinder will generally require replacement to correct this concern.

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Mercedes-Benz E300 Questions

After minor rear end accident, "check engine electronics" sign won't turn off (2 answers)

This happened about a year ago. Shortly thereafter, the "check engine electronics" sign appeared. Now, it never goes away. Have taken it to three repair shops and they don't know why the light turns back on. Actually, I didn't realize there might be a connection between the acc...

changed brakes on right front can not get fluid to come out to bleed. (1 answer)

I cant get brake line to get fluid to claiper

how big is the gas tank? and Sometimes it dies with no warning. (1 answer)

I have to write the mileage down when I get gas because the fuel gage isn't working. I know I can go 200 miles on a full tank, but when I can't fill it, its a guess on how far I can go!
Also, sometimes it just dies with no warning ( no sound or ruff timing) and will start again after ab...

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Mercedes-Benz E300 Recalls

Passenger Frontal Air Bag May Not Deploy In A Crash

The occupant classification system may mistake an adult for a child, resulting in the passenger frontal air bag not deploying as needed in an accident. Dealers will inspect the routing of the pressure hose of the seat occupancy detection control unit and replace the hose and detection mat if necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.

Fuel Pump Wiring Damage Causes Engine Stall

The fuel pump wiring located under the rear bench seat may come in contact with the seat frame and become damaged. This could cause loss of power to the fuel pump and cause the engine to stall. Dealers will modify the routing of the affected wiring harness and repair it as necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.

Recall 00V388000

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Mercedes-Benz E300 Reviews

From Portland, OR to Lancaster, CA (approx 1000 miles) in 11 hours means that I was averaging about 90 mph for almost half a day. The durability of this car is impressive. The car was more at home (mechanically synchronized, or running smooth and quiet)at these speeds than anytime I had driven it in the 65 mph range. As well, it got very close to 23 mpg at that rate of speed. Fantastic. I ...
My first Mercedes was a 1958 219...Loved it! I bought it from a German junk yard in 1966 for $400. It was a "tank". Now that I am retired, I found a 1995 E300 Diesel with 70,000 miles. Very nice automobile. It gets over 33mpg and rides like a dream.
my 1998 e300td is a great car 300000 miles and still running fine

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