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Transmission not going into gear
If the shifter will move, but there is no response from the transmission then it may indeed have a transmission failure. It can also be a broken shift cable. I have seen many of these fail on this vehicle. I...
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Possible blown head gasket
The engine overheating erratically is the first thing that comes to mind. Other problems like hoses, radiator or heater core bursting or leaking all of a sudden. The extra pressure from combustion pressure entering the cooling system causes this. Continuous...
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Car won't start
Try to move the steering wheel back and forth while turning the key. You may have bound up the steering lock when the vehicle was parked. If the key turns okay now, then the vehicle should start. If the steering...
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Car won't shift from Park
Hi. Many automatic vehicles are equipped with a park lock that prevents movement of the shifter if the brake pedal is not applied. This lock can experience a failure on its own, or the lock may not release because of...
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Car won't crank
Hello. There are many reasons why a car wont turn over. A bad starter, a bad connection at the battery or starter, low battery voltage, bad starter relay are just a few. Because of the limited amount of information and...
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Car vibrates while idling
The crankshaft damper has been known to cause an engine vibration, due to it separating and getting out of balance, causing the engine to vibrate. If this is the case, it may need to be replaced. I recommend having a...
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Car not shifting out of park
Your car uses a shift interlock that keeps it from coming out of park unless the brake pedal is pressed. If the brake light switch fails or if the locking solenoid fails then this will occur. The most common failure...
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Car not changing gears
The transmission will most likely need to be replaced. I do not suggest driving the vehicle in this condition as serious engine damage will occur if the engine is redlined too much. A certified mechanic from YourMechanic can visit your...
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Car leaking gas
A fuel leak can be a very dangerous situation. Your car needs to be inspected and fixed as soon as possible. Fuel leaks can come from a cracked fuel tank or damage on any of the lines that run the...
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Brake Pulsation
You may have a bent rotor hub. This can be checked with a dial indicator gage and if hub is bent more than 10 thousands of an inch it will cause the rotor to move back and forth and cause...
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Where is the flasher located on 03 Mercedes e320 please?
Hello. Your vehicle is not equipped with a separate flasher. This is built into the SAM module which controls the lighting.
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98 mercedes e320 makes a loud popping noise in drivers side when turning or correcting turn.
What you are describing sounds like a failing CV joint. A CV (Constant Velocity) joint is a shaft that connects the transmission to the wheels, essentially transferring the power from the drive train directly to the wheels. The CV joint...
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Mercedes-Benz e320 won't go in first gear
Hi there. Typically when the transmission will not shift out of first gear it is due to either an obstruction of transmission fluid in the hydraulic lines inside the transmission or a shift sensor / torque converter problem. If you...
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Went out to start my 2001 E 320 turned the key and there was a loud snapping noise like a short circuit. Now the instruments stil
Hi there. It's actually a problem with vehicles over 10 to 15 years of age in general. What typically occurs is that the ignition relay will be come damaged after years of continual wear and tear. This is most likely...
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I have a 96 Mercedes recently it started rattling in park but as soon as i put it in gear it stops eat cud be wrng
Under hood rattling can be caused by loose exhaust components, faulty pulleys and accessories, motor mount faults, loose heat shields, or any loose component. The reason you are noticing the noise only under certain conditions ("park" versus "drive") is because...
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2004 E320 Mercedes Benz squeaky Noise occassionally from left wheel area when driving over a bump or just driving. 2004 Mercedes E320
Hi there - this noise could be from suspension link or bushing(control arm or sway bar), or from the spring seats. This is the sort of random noise that springs up after some years of service. Will probably require putting...
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As soon as I start up the car and I press the brake I hear a beep sound and my right low beam headlight goes out.
The chime that you are hearing is for a brake light or a headlight that is burned out or shutting off. The brake system could have a problem and shorting out with the headlight circuit and the right headlight could...
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Why do I have black soot on my exhaust? Check Engine is not on 2004 Mercedes E320
Hello - a bit of black soot on the exhaust pipe can be due to several things that don't necessarily represent a problem. If you consistently drive short trips, where the engine doesn't have a chance to warm up completely,...
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ESP defective and engine turns off.
Hi there. Trying to diagnose mechanical issues in extreme cold weather you appear to be enduring is nearly impossible without being there to physically check a few common parts. The ESP stability control applies the brakes to the right rear...
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TRANSMISSION WONT SHIFT INTO PARK, REVERSE OR DRIVE STUCK IN NEUTRAL
A couple of things to look into. First, the brake light switch. Besides signaling the brake lights to work, the brake light switch communicates with the anti-lock brake system as well as the shifter and ignition locks. If the brake...

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