TSB List for the 1997 Mercedes-Benz E420

Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 1997 E420 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
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
  • ENGINE (PWS)
  • POWER TRAIN
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:GEAR POSITION INDICATION (PRNDL)
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  • AIR BAGS
  • SEAT BELTS
  • STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE
  • STRUCTURE:BODY:TRUNK LID
  • TIRES
  • SEATS
  • ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL:AUTOMATIC (ASC)
  • EQUIPMENT
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:ANTI-THEFT DEVICES
  • STEERING

    SUSPENSION

    • TSB #LI54 30-P-068430

      Date Announced:
      JUL 19, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10151948

      Display of suspension setting in head unit implausible Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

    • TSB #LI42.47-P-067502

      Date Announced:
      DEC 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10186135

      If the customer brakes sharply from a speed of > 30mph, without ABS intervention, there is a single cracking noise from the area of the ESP hydraulic unit Read More »

    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 »

    POWER TRAIN

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:GEAR POSITION INDICATION (PRNDL)

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #LI54.65-P-072065

      Date Announced:
      DEC 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10186142

      Unmotivated Reaction from Park Assist - model series 213 facelift / 238 facelift with option code 235 (active par- king assist) and option code 501 (surround view system) Read More »

    • TSB #LI32.22-P-071495

      Date Announced:
      JUL 20, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179951

      AIRMATIC Fault Message "Max 80 km/ h (50 mph) " In Instrument Cluster Read More »

    • TSB #5410117

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10010822

      CONSUMER SHUTOFF DISPLAYED IN INSTRUMENT CLUSTER WHILE DRIVING. *TT Read More »

    AIR BAGS

    • TSB #612

      Date Announced:
      DEC 14, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #616253

      MERCEDES-BENZ USA WILL CONDUCT A RECALL CAMPAIGN OF CERTAIN VEHICLES TO REPLACE THE LEFT / RIGHT SIDE IMPACT AIRBAG. *TT Read More »

    SEAT BELTS

    STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE

    STRUCTURE:BODY:TRUNK LID

    • TSB #885040

      Date Announced:
      APR 05, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10015071

      TRUNK LID OPENS OR CLOSES TOO QUICKLY WHILE OPERATING WITH REMOTE TRUNK LID CONTROL BUTTON. *TT Read More »

    TIRES

    SEATS

    • 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 »

    ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL:AUTOMATIC (ASC)

    • TSB #LI42.47-P-067502

      Date Announced:
      DEC 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10186135

      If the customer brakes sharply from a speed of > 30mph, without ABS intervention, there is a single cracking noise from the area of the ESP hydraulic unit Read More »

    • TSB #LI54 30-P-068430

      Date Announced:
      JUL 19, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10151948

      Display of suspension setting in head unit implausible Read More »

    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 #GI88.40-P-057430

      Date Announced:
      FEB 03, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10166976

      Message in instrument cluster "DISTRONIC PLUSCurrently Unavailable - See Owner's Manual" Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:ANTI-THEFT DEVICES

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