Mercedes-Benz E-Class – Common problems

Common problems with the Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Some problems will only occur after many years of operation, others are related to technical solutions and forced the manufacturer to issue a recall. In the following overview, you will find the most common problems for the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, for which Mercedes-Benz has announced a recall through the EU Rapex system. For recalls and faults found in the UK scroll down.

If the problem is corrected in time, it may not affect the overall reliability of your Mercedes-Benz E-Class. However, the fault can often remain unresolved because the previous owner didn´t know about the recall or ignored the manufacturer’s letter.

The good news is that automakers usually provide unlimited time to correct such defects for free. Check to see if all of the potential problems with your Mercedes-Benz E-Class have been resolved in the past. How to do it, we give advice on a special page.



Latest E-Class’s Issues in the EU

Mercedes-Benz-E-Class-2018-fuel-leak
11. 05. 2021

Cracks could occur in the high-pressure lines between the fuel rail and the injectors. As a result, diesel fuel could leak … .

Mercedes-Benz-E-Class-2018-oil-leak
13. 10. 2020

Due to the lack of documentation, there is no confirmation that the screw connections of the turbocharger’s oil-supply and oil-return pipes … .

Mercedes-Benz-E-Class-airbag-takata
21. 09. 2020

The driver and passenger airbags of the company Takata in vehicles with ammonium nitrate gas generators without drying agents could, under … .

If you wish to know more about eventual problems of a specific car (e.g. real mileage, potential traffic accidents damages, odometer rollback, repairs, etc.), then we suggest going to HPI-Check.

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Latest E-Class’s Issues in the UK

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