Starter Problems of Mercedes Benz E320

Mercedes Benz E320 owners have reported 2 problems related to starter (under the electrical system category). The most recently reported issues are listed below.

car image   Starter problem of the 1996 Mercedes Benz E320 1
Failure Date: 04/15/2013

Tl- the contact owns a 1996 Mercedes Benz E320. The contact stated that while driving 40 mph, the vehicle stalled without warning. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic for diagnosis and the contact was informed that the starter would need to be replaced. The vehicle was repaired; however, the failure recurred. The vehicle was towed back to the mechanic for diagnosis and the contact was informed that the wiring harness had began to dry rot and was to deteriorating. The vehicle was repaired. The failure and current mileage was 48,000. Kmj.

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car image   Starter problem of the 1998 Mercedes Benz E320 2
Failure Date: 10/07/2003

1998 mercedes E320 at different times, the driver and passenger doors locked by themselves while the vehicle was running. In June of 2003 the consumer heard a loud noise from the engine, the vehicle was taken to a mechanic, who immediately diagnosed the problem as the crankshaft dampner which was in pieces, the rubber drive belt damaged the engine front cover and engine oil pan. In September 2003 the doors unlocked by themselves while the consumer driving and was unable to lock them manually, also when the consumer turned the vehicle off the windows rolled down by themselves and the doors locked by themselves. The rubber gaskets around the front head lights leaked water, the dash lights burned out constantly, the engine light illuminated constantly and the vehicle burned a quart of oil per month, the air condition was rebuilt twice, the starter failed and the vehicle did not shift properly.

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