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Suspension air bag deflated
Hi. It's not uncommon for the rubber in suspension airbags to get brittle and crack over time. Eventually, these cracks permeate through to the air supply and must be replaced. Usually, the compressor will re-inflate the airbag if its a...
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Hesitation, stumbles, and sometimes stalls when accelerating
Hi there, thanks for writing in. It looks as if you've covered almost all of the bases. The only thing that I could think of without being there to complete a diagnostic inspection is that perhaps the idle control valve...
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After the car is turned off, it keeps cranking
It sounds like your 2005 Mercedes-Benz E500 may have a faulty starter or a faulty powertrain control module rather than a bad crankshaft position sensor. If the starter is faulty, it may have an electrical short that is causing the...
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After jump-starting, warning lights came on
If you are having random electrical problems that don't seem to be related to the car not starting, it is likely that you have an alternator failure with your Mercedes E500. When an alternator fails, it can cause all sorts...
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2001 Mercedes Benz E500 will not crank or start
It sounds like your Mercedes Benz E500 may have a starter issue. If everything works as far as the radio and lights go, the battery is most likely performing as it should. If the battery is okay and the starter...
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Hood Open light comes on while driving
You may have a faulty hood switch on your 2004 Mercedes-Benz E500. This switch is responsible for letting the driver know if the hood is open. It is possible that the vehicle is programmed to only show the open hood...
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Center colum under console/armrest gets very hot at times. AC and heat work fine. It gets so he that I feel it's unsafe.
This is common due to the fact that just underneath this area is where the transmission and drive train is located which generates a lot of heat. I would recommend having a certified expert, like one from YourMechanic, come to...
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What does the"car rising visit workshop"mean?
Hello there, thank you for asking about your 2005 Mercedes-Benz E500. It appears that there are two separate messages happening in your case. The first one is the message that reads "Visit Workshop!" which simply just means that it is...
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Timing belt ripped Mercedes benz e500 w211 2005
I think what your referring to as the timing belt is the serpentine drive belt. It's the belt that runs all the accessories on the front of the engine. Power steering, Air conditioning, alternator are all driven by this single...
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Timing belt ripped and after weird loud sound
Good question. I don't think there was any damage done to your car. Belts break all the time, just put a new one on and it'll be fine. Your steering wheel became hard to turn because your power steering pump...
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Timing belt ripped and after that a weird loud sound
I don't think there was any damage done to your car. Belts break all the time, just put a new one on and it'll be fine. Your steering wheel became hard to turn because your power steering pump wasn't working....
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Oil and water mixing in expansion tank
This is a sign of a blown head gasket. When your car overheats and causes the cylinder head gasket to become compromised, this can cause a leak at the combustion chamber (which is also an area where coolant and oil...
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My cooling fan stays on high when car is off can you tell me where the fuse is I can not find it anywhere
Hi there. It is common for the fan to stay on for a short period of time if the coolant is low or if the engine is running too hot. If the fans continues to stay on until the battery...
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ESP Light and column electrical failures after a sharp turn.
That must have been one hard turn! The ESP light is for the Electronic Stability Program: a system built into your braking system to help prevent the car from going out of control in a sharp turn. You could have...

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