Brake Light On Problems of Mercedes Benz E320
Mercedes Benz E320 owners have reported 8 problems associated with brake light on (under the service brakes category).
#1 - Brake Light On problem of the 2003 Mercedes Benz E320
The vehicle involved is a 2003 Mercedes Benz E320. The VIN of this vehicle was WDBUF65J73_. The owner has a 2003 mercedes-benz E320. The contact stated that the brake warning light was illuminated. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where it was determined that the sbc hydraulic unit failed. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was contacted about the failure. The failure mileage was 43,000. This problem occurred on Dec. 23, 2012.
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#2 - Brake Light On problem of the 2003 Mercedes Benz E320
The vehicle involved was a 2003 Mercedes Benz E320. Tl- the vehicle is a 2003 mercedes E320. The contact was driving approximately 50 mph when the brake warning light illuminated on the instrument panel. The contact depressed the brake pedal but the vehicle would not respond. The vehicle eventually came to a stop. The contact shut the engine off and after restarting the vehicle the brake system functioned without failure. The vehicle was not taken to the dealer for diagnostic testing. The VIN was not available. The vehicle was not repaired. The approximate failure mileage was 160,000. Kmj. This brake light on issue occurred 12/25/12.
#3 - Brake Light On problem of the 2004 Mercedes Benz E320
The car was a 2004 Mercedes Benz E320. Driving south on i95 near savannah the dash lights including the brake light lit up on the dashboard and the vehicle began decelerating. Applied the emergency brake and was able to drive the vehicle to the shoulder. After the engine was shut off the vehicle could be started but could not get from park into a gear or even neutral. All four wheels were frozen and so getting the car on to the tow truck was almost impossible. Were towed to the nearest mercedes dealership where the sbc system was replaced. This took over night as the part was not available at the dealership. Besides being greatly inconvenienced - we had to spend a night in a hotel, we could have been killed if this would have occurred at night. The car was serviced by mercedes since purchase new in 2004. The part should have been identified during a service call, this obviously was a recall that was kept quiet. Not informing the owners of this potentially deadly issues is a major negligence on mercedes part. This issue happened on November 19, 2012.
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#4 - Brake Light On problem of the 2003 Mercedes Benz E320
The car is a 2003 Mercedes Benz E320. I was driving approximately 45 mph when the red dash warning light came on brake failure stop immediately visit workshop. The red emergency brake light and the amber abs light also came on. The vehicle started to automatically downshift into lower gears and I was able to pull off the road and stop using the emergency brake since the brakes were not working and I had the brake pedal to the floor. I was able to get the vehicle home using the emergency brake to stop the vehicle and the next day when I started the vehicle everything worked fine. I took it to my local mercedes-benz dealer and they updated the software for the sbc control unit. They also verified that all recall service for this vehicle had been previously performed. Had this incident occurred during an emergency braking situation or at a high speed I feel that this would have resulted in an accident. It was Saturday, February 18, 2012 when this brake light on issue happened.
#5 - Brake Light On problem of the 2005 Mercedes Benz E320
The vehicle was a 2005 Mercedes Benz E320. While driving approximately 65 mph, the vehicle began to decelerate and the brake system failure light illuminated on the instrument panel. There was repeated pressure to the brake pedal which stopped the vehicle. The vehicle was towed to an authorized dealer where the vehicle was repaired under recall 05v133000 (service brakes, hydraulic). The current and failure mileages were 90,798. The consumer stated the brake failure occurred as she was driving 65 mph. The dash lights including the brake light lit up on the dashboard and the vehicle began to decelerate. The consumer applied repeated pressure to the brake pedal which finally stopped the vehicle. She had the vehicle towed to the dealer where it was determined the brake sbc system needed to be replaced. The failure date was 12/13/10.
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#6 - Brake Light On problem of the 2005 Mercedes Benz E320
2005 Mercedes Benz E320. Consumer states brake failure the consumer stated the brake failure occurred as she was driving 65 mph. The dash lights including the brake light lit up on the dashboard and the vehicle began to decelerate. The consumer applied repeated pressure to the brake pedal which finally stopped the vehicle nd had the vehicle towed. The brake sbc system needed to be replaced. This issue happened on Mar. 1, 2011.
#7 - Brake Light On problem of the 2004 Mercedes Benz E320
The vehicle was a 2004 Mercedes Benz E320. Recall campaign:04v296000 the consumer had problems with the vehicle's brake lights prior to receiving the recall notice. The consumer took the vehicle in to get the recall service done for the repeated deflating tire and front brake pads. The consumer was refused a rental or loaner vehicle. The consumer was told that his vehicle would not comply to the pump as the system would not bleed. Another customers parts would be used as the pump continued to be faulty to the consumers vehicle. The consumer was allowed by the service dept to drive the vehicle off with failed service. While driving the emergency brake light flashed repeatedly. The consumer stated that the service on his vehicle was broken up intentionally to avert the lemon law citation. The consumers vehicle is a mercedes E320. This brake light on issue occurred Sunday, February 1, 2004.
#8 - Brake Light On problem of the 2003 Mercedes Benz E320
There was crash involved with this Mercedes Benz E320. The contact owned a 2003 Mercedes Benz E320. He was driving 35mph on 12-15-05 when the brakes failed and a crash occurred which severely injured his shoulder. A police report was filed and the contact was given a citation. The contact noticed a yellow brake warning light prior to the failure on the instrument panel. The contact stated he sustained injuries from his toes to the top of his head including a concussion and memory loss. He was taken to an emergency room who only diagnosed him with a fractured ankle. The brake pads were replaced three to four weeks prior to the failure. The contact later found out that the recall repair was not performed at that time but was directly related to the failure. He had been confined to a couch or a bed since the crash occurred due to the injuries he sustained. He also had a fractured vertebrae, his hips and knees were snapped, he lost one kidney and his stomach was placed behind his heart during surgery twice for the bleeding through his arteries. The contact stated that recall 04v296000 , service brakes, hydraulic mfr's report date: Jun 22, 2004 and NHTSA campaign id number: 05v133000 , service brakes, hydraulic, mfr's report date: Mar 31, 2005 are directly related to the failure. The electronic braking system was engineered improperly and was no longer being installed in Mercedes Benz. He stated that NHTSA thought that mercedes would take care of the recall and its customers; however, they failed to do so. The insurance agent confirmed that the vehicle was destroyed. The doctor had not noticed the extent of several of his injuries for at least 4 years. He also had three eye surgeries within the last six months and the problem still had not been corrected. The VIN was not available. The failure mileage was approximately 19,000. This issue happened on Thu., Dec. 15, 2005.
Other Service Brakes related problems of Mercedes Benz E320:
|Problem Category||Number of Problems|
|Service Brakes problems||12|
|Brakes Failed problems||9|
|Brake Light On problems||8|
|Brake Electric Antilock problems||6|
|Brake Sensor problems||2|
|Brake Disc Rotor problems||1|
|Brake Antilock Wheel Speed Sensor problems||1|
|Brake Abs Warning Light problems||1|
|Power Assist Brake problems||1|
|Brake Disc Pads problems||1|
|Brake Grinding Noise problems||1|