Top 20 2000 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Questions & Answers


Im not sure what the reason is now im sure theres a post on here i think they have whats called a saddle bag fuel tank there shoukd be something in the tank that takes the fuel from 1 side to the other it looks like thats not working and thats why it comming up as empty on half a tank sorry coukdent be more help

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you can go to advance or auto zone and have them do a drain test on the battery, there is no charge for it, if it is a electrical drain it will show it on there computer. If so then you have to start tracking were it being drained from and that is no
t easy or cheep.

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Take it back to the garage that repaired it if its this bad it should never of left there with all these dangerous problems it should have been road tested and checked before letting customers behind the wheel threatenbthem with legal action if its not done properley contact your ins ad i think they would have something to say about it as if its an insurance repair they should have regesterd companys to do these repairs

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hi you save by setting the station to what ever you want then hold one of the numbers usually 1 to six it will either bleep or flash if its not doing this try disconnecting the battery to reset the stereo then try it again if it still doesn't work there is a problem with the stereo its self good luck

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Brake light switch problem may cause the ESP / BAS lights to illuminate.

Common symptoms of a bad
Mercedes brake light switch.
  • Car stuck in Park.
  • ABS ESP ETS lights come on.
  • Can not move the shifter from Park to Drive.
  • Brakes Defective Warning on Instrument Cluster
  • Car won't shift gears. Stuck in 2nd gear, limp mode.
  • Brake lights don't work. (Brake light switch can still be defective even if the brake lights work. Checking the brake light operation is not a good test.)
  • ESP, BAS, ABS lights turn on. Car won't shift properly. Stuck in gear.


TEST: To test your new brake light switch: Turn you car off to reset the ABS light. apply the parking brake. and start the car in neutral or park without using the brake. if the problem is the brake light switch... the light will only come on when you press the brake pedal.

If you replaced the brake light switch and the light is still on you should check a few other things such as:

  • Fuses and Relays
  • ABS pump
  • ABS wheel speed sensor
  • Brake Fluid Level
  • Get an advanced scanner to read trouble codes.


NOTE: ** You may need a MBZ scan tool to reset the error code which was stored in the ECU because of the bad brake light switch.

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probably the FOB, just because other functions work does not mean that the lock/unlock will work. This is the most used function and the one that goes first.

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Maybe the alternator is burnt out or siezed causing the belt to slip and burn
I would not advise to drive

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earlier mer c and they do go wrong so its a new lock only available from the dealers -ouch expensive- and dont forget to take your passport and vehicle papers with you as you cannot buy this part without ID

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Its in the boot next to battery ish littke green square one is the pump relay

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it can be the battery ,, yes the battery is down and car won't start because of that , shifter can be moved by inserting pin inside the hall (beside the shifter). if you have more details about your problem ,please post it here , this might help to solve your car problem

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If the sunroof is out of it's rail this is possible to happen , you have to reset it in position(by bushing it from inside the machine to upside) and then it will work.

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i take it is an automatic chech the gear box oil level if there is not enough oil in the box it will not change open the bonnet ther should be a filler some where on the ( if you looking at the engine ) left hand side near the bulk head of the engine bay a red ring similer to the dip stick make sure that it is the filler for the gear box check level first then top up

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Forgot to mention I am sure that you can not turn your key.
I am also certain that you are not able to start your car.
If there is any red light blinking one would simply need to turn the key on and press the disarm button at or near the blinking light not hard to find.
The best shot is that there may be a force preventing the key from turning, this would usually be a force against the steering wheel. If you are not able to remedy the situation as I described to you on my previous answer try this. Have some one help you to jack up the front wheels just clear of any roadway or parking curb then try to insert the key release the wheel apply the brake select netural and then let the car back onto the roadway.

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try this disconect the battery count to ten then reconect the cd usually spits out if not have a look for a reset port on the stereo it should be a small pin type hole for a pin or needle to go into press it and it should reset every thing

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Brakes could be worn down allowing a safety feature to make a noise, or if it is a grinding noise your disc pads are worn out and need replacing

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You may just need to reset your throttle sensor. There is no hard connection between the gas pedal and the engine its electronic. To reset :

All auxiliary systems must be off (radio, lights.aircon, etc) no electrical drains or CAN signals can be triggered during the process.

Turn the Key to the "on" position (the position right before you start your engine)

Press and hold your gas pedal down for 5-10 seconds

Turn Key to "off" position (dont remove the key) and then release the gas pedal. than wait 2 minutes, for the system to reset. Again without touching anything or having anything on.

Thats should do it. When you replace the battery you usually have to do the radio code, yaw steering sensor, throttle and sometimes transmission. On my last battery just had to do the radio but was expecting to do all.

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you need to show vin and proof of ownership to get radio code

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check the bulb

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jack up car the cylinder sould be on the drivers side right hand drive its on the gear box there will be a pipe which feed the cylinder remove this you will loose fluid from this pipe try to stem the flow by wraping cloth around it or let the pipe run dry as you will have to bleed it again any way there will be two bolts holding the cylinder on remove these take off the old and just repeat the steps above to replace its any easy job then just bleed the system the same way as you would bleed your brakes there is a bleed nipple on the cylinder use this to bleed the system with thanks ivan

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