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Mercedes-Benz E420 Problems

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Most Common Mercedes-Benz E420 Problems

Oil feed tubes break and fall into the crankcase (engine) and the tappet becomes noisy (ticking), resulting in degraded idle quality.
A coolant leak may develop from the radiator due to degradation of its plastic components.
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2 Known Mercedes-Benz E420 Brake Problems

4 Known Mercedes-Benz E420 Drive Train Problems

7 Known Mercedes-Benz E420 Electrical & Lights Problems

5 Known Mercedes-Benz E420 Engine Problems

5 Known Mercedes-Benz E420 Exhaust & Emissions Problems

4 Known Mercedes-Benz E420 Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

8 Known Mercedes-Benz E420 Miscellaneous Problems

6 Known Mercedes-Benz E420 Suspension & Steering Problems

41 Known Mercedes-Benz E420 Problems

Years to Avoid
Based on owner-submitted report and recall notices, Mercedes-Benz E420 years 1994, 1997, and 1995 are the most likely to experience problems.
1994 Mercedes-Benz E420
1997 Mercedes-Benz E420
1995 Mercedes-Benz E420
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