The E320 CDI is worth every dollar, especially considering current fuel prices. I did have to have the glow-plug module and two injectors replaced 1 day after having the car but have had 0 issues after 9,900 miles.
I love this car. Unfortunately in 7 months I have had the car in for service 3 times: 1) passenger seat alarms was constantly telling me to put the seat belt on the passenger (who was not there); the power trunk (dealer had that installed on car on lot; would never ordered such an option) began to snap open and slam shut a alarming speed when activated; and paint began to bubble and chip off of the bumper! Still dealing with the last one which of all three is the most upsetting to me.
The dealer has been very good about taking care of everything. No major mechanical problems in that time. I am, however, rather upset that this "premium" car would have a defective paint job. I hope the rest of the car doesn't start to peel. All in all, however, I would buy this car again. It is a true joy to drive!
Working on my neighbor's 2005 E350 again. The complaint was an intermittent "rough running", which I was eventually able to experience myself - took the car for a test drive, ran totally fine initially, only to have it develop a stumble mid-way through the trip with the CEL coming on. Came...
So, I have had a parasitic battery drain problem in the e500 wagon/estate. I drive the car on monday, and up until then, everything was just fine. I went out to start the car on saturday, and the battery was at 2.4 volts. I took the battery out, and the place gave me a new one. It's an AGM...
I just received a notice from Carfax that my 05 CDI has a sunroof recall. I put my VIN into the NHTSA website and the following information shows up. Anyone else get this notice? I have the small sunroof on my vehicle.
Manufacturer Recall Number 2019120012
NHTSA Recall Number...
Many have changed an om648 injector with an om647 injector here or there because they're so cheap and they work flawlessly, but has anybody replaced ALL 6 injectors with 647's yet? I'm curious as to whether there's any performance difference or anything.
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