TSB List for the 2015 Mercedes-Benz E350

Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2015 E350 are official communications between Mercedes-Benz & their dealerships that describe processes for troubleshooting or fixing certain common problems. All vehicle manufacturers are required by U.S. law to make their TSBs available to the public.

  • STEERING
  • SUSPENSION
  • ENGINE (PWS)
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
  • POWER TRAIN
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  • DIGITAL INSTRUMENT PANEL
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE
  • SEAT BELTS
  • STRUCTURE
  • STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE
  • SEATS
  • ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL:AUTOMATIC (ASC)
  • FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: SENSING SYSTEM: CAMERA
  • LANE DEPARTURE: SENSING SYSTEM: CAMERA
  • BACK OVER PREVENTION
  • BACK OVER PREVENTION: SENSING SYSTEM: CAMERA
  • EQUIPMENT
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL
  • EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER
  • EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE
  • STEERING

    • TSB #LI46.15-P-058505

      Date Announced:
      FEB 25, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167002

      Creaking noise when making vertical or longitudinal adjustment to electrical steering column Read More »

    • TSB #LI46.10-P-057961

      Date Announced:
      FEB 18, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167000

      Surface damage on steering wheel trim Read More »

    • TSB #LI46.35-P-058063

      Date Announced:
      FEB 18, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167003

      Fault code U41600 logged in 'ES' (electric steering) control unit after software update or steering gear replacement. Note: Fault code U41600 means: Implausible data were received from the control unit "Traction system". Read More »

    • TSB #LI33.30-P-056665

      Date Announced:
      JUL 18, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167550

      Single, throttle lift-off, clunking noise from the side shaft when starting off (audible at the wheel). The clunk is heard once when changing from forward to reverse (and vice versa). Read More »

    SUSPENSION

    ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #LI07.08-P-060993

      Date Announced:
      MAR 25, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10135598

      Engine diagnosis warning lamp lights up in instrument cluster, fault code U145400: "Implausible data were received from the ethanol sensor" Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • TSB #LI63.30-P-058687

      Date Announced:
      MAR 13, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167516

      Sloshing noises from area of rocker panels/ longitudinal members on left and right. Read More »

    • TSB #LI54.18-P-058597

      Date Announced:
      MAR 04, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167513

      The engine diagnosis warning lamp - check engine lamp (CEL) is active. One or more of the faults relating to the throttle valve actuator (M16/6) listed under 'Control unit / Fault' is/are stored in the engine control unit (N3/10). Read More »

    • TSB #LI14.20-P-052079

      Date Announced:
      FEB 06, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10166978

      Engine diagnosis warning lamp lights up - Fault code entry (FC) 14A600 or 14A700 Read More »

    • TSB #LI47.40-P-053871

      Date Announced:
      JUL 10, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167554

      Engine diagnosis warning lamp activated. Fault code P045600 "Very fine leak" or P044200 "Fine leak" stored in engine control unit. Read More »

    • TSB #LI27 19-P-056610

      Date Announced:
      JUN 21, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167544

      Harsh 4-3 and/or 4-5 shifts may be experienced, usually more noticeable with light throttle drivers. No check engine light etc. or related diagnostic fault codes. Adaptation values are usually within specification. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN

    • TSB #LI27.19-P-056458

      Date Announced:
      JUL 10, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10165843

      Various transmission complaints in combination with the fault code P060C00 and/or P060600. With fault code P060C00 the symptoms may include the transmission switching to limp-home mode and in some case there may be a display message ... Read More »

    • TSB #LI54.15-P-057373

      Date Announced:
      FEB 28, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167510

      The vehicle cannot be started The vehicle may start by itself shortly after the startup attempt with a delay, as the relay can be late closing. and/or The gear selection is displayed, but no gear is engaged. Read More »

    • TSB #LI35.30-P-058566

      Date Announced:
      FEB 25, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10166994

      Single throttle lift-off clunking noise from the side shaft when moving off (audible at the outboard end). Heard once when changing from forward to reverse (and vice versa) Read More »

    • TSB #LI27.20-P-055758

      Date Announced:
      JUL 30, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167546

      FC 2783 (Friction power of torque converter lockup clutch is too high) or FC 0741 (Actuation of torque converter lockup clutch not possible) stored in transmission control unit. Read More »

    • TSB #LI27.50-P-056467

      Date Announced:
      JUL 26, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167547

      Shift quality complaints and/or automatic transmission in limp-home mode in combination with one or more of the following fault codes: P060600, P072200, P072300, P072364, P072900, P073000, P073100, P073200, P073300, P073400, P073500, ... Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #LI27-00-P-060097

      Date Announced:
      JUL 07, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10058546

      XENTRY (DAIMLER): AFTER KEY CYCLE, VEHICLE IN LIMP HOME MODE, RETURNS TO NORMAL OPERATION DUE TO BEING STUCK ON CLUTCH PACK OR THE SHIFT VALVE FAULT. MODEL ALL. NO YEARS LISTED. *PE Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #LI30.20-P-058689

      Date Announced:
      MAR 13, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167498

      ESP warning message in instrument cluster. One of the fault codes C219700 or 630900 is logged in the ESP control unit (N30/4). Read More »

    • TSB #LI54.15-P-057373

      Date Announced:
      FEB 28, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167510

      The vehicle cannot be started The vehicle may start by itself shortly after the startup attempt with a delay, as the relay can be late closing. and/or The gear selection is displayed, but no gear is engaged. Read More »

    • TSB #LI54.10-P-054089

      Date Announced:
      FEB 25, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167009

      Battery discharged, vehicle does not start. Read More »

    • TSB #LI49.20-P-056353

      Date Announced:
      FEB 12, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167006

      Engine diagnosis warning lamp active. Fault code 20BE1B and/or 20BD1B (The heating element of the AdBlue tank has a malfunction) is logged in the Blue-Tec control unit. Read More »

    • TSB #LI54.25-P-056472

      Date Announced:
      FEB 10, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167015

      The key is not recognized in the electronic ignition switch, the vehicle cannot be started and/or the automatic transmission may perform an "Automatic P function" at speeds below 6 km/h. Read More »

    • TSB #S-SC- 2013090008

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167040

      This Service Campaign has been initiated because Daimler AG (DAG), the manufacturer of Mercedes-Benz vehicles, has determined that the mbrace software does not correspond to current production configuration. Read More »

    • TSB #LI54.65-P-058105

      Date Announced:
      DEC 12, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167016

      The Parktronic system switches to malfunction. The driver notices a fault message (4 red LEDs and 2 sec continuous signal). Read More »

    • TSB #LI83.10-P-049809

      Date Announced:
      JUL 22, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167566

      The side air vents in the instrument panel may be reflected in the side windows in sunlight Read More »

    • TSB #LI82.95-P-056655

      Date Announced:
      JUL 12, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167564

      Customer experiences low battery conditions, resulting in jump starts, and eventually requiring battery replacement. Read More »

    • TSB #LI82.85-P-055695

      Date Announced:
      JUL 08, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167563

      The COMAND unit does not start or the COMAND display remains dark. The COMAND unit cannot be operated. Note: The problem disappears after a lengthy idle period (>6h) or after interrupting the power supply (circuit 30). Read More »

    • TSB #P-B-54.10-225d

      Date Announced:
      JUL 03, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167572

      If it is necessary to replace an HV battery, the return will only be accepted with the filled-out ?Analysis Sheet for Transportability of High-Voltage Batteries Form? accompanied by: , the removed part, the quick test printout, the BMS ... Read More »

    • TSB #LI46.35-P-055485

      Date Announced:
      JUN 28, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167552

      Engine does not start, or various fault messages in instrument cluster immediately after engine start and servo assistance is reduced. Read More »

    DIGITAL INSTRUMENT PANEL

    • TSB #LI54-30-P061864

      Date Announced:
      JUL 17, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10058529

      XENTRY (MERCEDES): SOME VEHICLES ARE EXPERIENCING A FREEZE IF DISTRONIC SPEED IS SET AND CANCELED IMMEDIATELY ON ASSISTANCE GRAPHIC OF INSTRUMENT PANEL. SOFTWARE NEEDS REPROGRAMMING. MODEL 212, 218. NO YEARS LISTED. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

    • TSB #LI54-30-P061864

      Date Announced:
      JUL 17, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10058529

      XENTRY (MERCEDES): SOME VEHICLES ARE EXPERIENCING A FREEZE IF DISTRONIC SPEED IS SET AND CANCELED IMMEDIATELY ON ASSISTANCE GRAPHIC OF INSTRUMENT PANEL. SOFTWARE NEEDS REPROGRAMMING. MODEL 212, 218. NO YEARS LISTED. Read More »

    SEAT BELTS

    STRUCTURE

    STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE

    SEATS

    • TSB #LI91.10-P-048411

      Date Announced:
      JUL 12, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10166080

      The pneumatic 4-way lumbar support fails. Lumbar support pockets cannot be filled up or they drain. Read More »

    • TSB #LI91.10-P-059373

      Date Announced:
      JUL 10, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10166090

      Possible complaints: 1. Memory function of electric seat fore/aft adjustment not functioning. 2. Seat fore/aft adjustment with easy entry/exit feature not functioning. 3. Head restraint presetting not functioning. 4. Read More »

    • TSB #LI91.25-P-059380

      Date Announced:
      JUL 10, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10166099

      Pneumatic comfort systems with insufficient performance, entirely inoperative or leaky. Read More »

    • TSB #LI91.10-P-054143

      Date Announced:
      JUL 10, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167567

      1. Noises when operating electric seat fore/aft adjustment 2. Electric fore/aft adjustment nonfunctional 3. Adjustment is biased to one side, which bends the seat frame Read More »

    ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL:AUTOMATIC (ASC)

    FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: SENSING SYSTEM: CAMERA

    LANE DEPARTURE: SENSING SYSTEM: CAMERA

    BACK OVER PREVENTION

    BACK OVER PREVENTION: SENSING SYSTEM: CAMERA

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #LI82.85-P-058582

      Date Announced:
      MAR 03, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167525

      Apple products (iPhone or iPod) are not charged via the serial USB interface of the COMAND Online control unit (A40/3) in the stowage compartment of the center console. Read More »

    • TSB #LI68.10-P-056727

      Date Announced:
      JUL 09, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167556

      Glove box squeaks/rattles at top left mounting. Read More »

    • TSB #P-B-72.00/116

      Date Announced:
      JUL 02, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10059780

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

    EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER

    EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

    • TSB #CB-2015060006

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10058526

      MERCEDES: ON SOME VEHICLES LEFT SIDE OF ENGINE, THE HEAT SHIELD WAS MISTAKENLY INSTALLED AND CAUSES CLEARANCE CONDITION AND NEEDS TO BE REMOVED. MODEL 2015 212, 218 (E, CLS). *PE Read More »

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