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TSB List for the 1997 Mercedes-Benz S320

Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 1997 S320 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.

  • TRACTION CONTROL SYSTEM
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DIFFERENTIAL PROPORTIONAL VALVE
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM:WHEEL CYLINDERS
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM:SHOES/LININGS
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM:DRUM
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
  • PARKING BRAKE
  • POWER TRAIN
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:GEAR POSITION INDICATION (PRNDL)
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:ANTI-THEFT:CONTROL MODULE
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL
  • VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR
  • VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER
  • STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
  • TIRES
  • EQUIPMENT
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:ANTI-THEFT DEVICES
  • TRACTION CONTROL SYSTEM

    • TSB #SB-090930

      Date Announced:
      JUN 05, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030964

      MERCEDES: THE LIMITED WARRANTY ON THE SBC HYDRAULIC UNIT FOR MODELS 211, MODEL 219 AND MODELS 230 WAS EXTENDED FROM THE ORIGINAL 4 YEARS/50,000 MILES TO 10 YEARS WITH NO MILEAGE LIMITATION. Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

    • TSB #SB-090930

      Date Announced:
      JUN 05, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030964

      MERCEDES: THE LIMITED WARRANTY ON THE SBC HYDRAULIC UNIT FOR MODELS 211, MODEL 219 AND MODELS 230 WAS EXTENDED FROM THE ORIGINAL 4 YEARS/50,000 MILES TO 10 YEARS WITH NO MILEAGE LIMITATION. Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS

    • TSB #TSB-42-10-109

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030929

      MERCEDES: CORROSION PROTECTION COATINGS FOR BRAKE COMPONENTS AND HARDWARE MAY BE DAMAGED AND OR STRIPPED AWAY IF HIGHLY CONCENTRATED ACID BASED CLEANERS ARE USED. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-42-10-109

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030929

      MERCEDES: CORROSION PROTECTION COATINGS FOR BRAKE COMPONENTS AND HARDWARE MAY BE DAMAGED AND OR STRIPPED AWAY IF HIGHLY CONCENTRATED ACID BASED CLEANERS ARE USED. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-42-10-109

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030929

      MERCEDES: CORROSION PROTECTION COATINGS FOR BRAKE COMPONENTS AND HARDWARE MAY BE DAMAGED AND OR STRIPPED AWAY IF HIGHLY CONCENTRATED ACID BASED CLEANERS ARE USED. Read More »

    • TSB #SB-090930

      Date Announced:
      JUN 05, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030964

      MERCEDES: THE LIMITED WARRANTY ON THE SBC HYDRAULIC UNIT FOR MODELS 211, MODEL 219 AND MODELS 230 WAS EXTENDED FROM THE ORIGINAL 4 YEARS/50,000 MILES TO 10 YEARS WITH NO MILEAGE LIMITATION. Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER

    • TSB #TSB-42-10-109

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030929

      MERCEDES: CORROSION PROTECTION COATINGS FOR BRAKE COMPONENTS AND HARDWARE MAY BE DAMAGED AND OR STRIPPED AWAY IF HIGHLY CONCENTRATED ACID BASED CLEANERS ARE USED. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-42-10-109

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030929

      MERCEDES: CORROSION PROTECTION COATINGS FOR BRAKE COMPONENTS AND HARDWARE MAY BE DAMAGED AND OR STRIPPED AWAY IF HIGHLY CONCENTRATED ACID BASED CLEANERS ARE USED. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-42-10-109

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030929

      MERCEDES: CORROSION PROTECTION COATINGS FOR BRAKE COMPONENTS AND HARDWARE MAY BE DAMAGED AND OR STRIPPED AWAY IF HIGHLY CONCENTRATED ACID BASED CLEANERS ARE USED. Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

    • TSB #TSB-42-10-109

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030929

      MERCEDES: CORROSION PROTECTION COATINGS FOR BRAKE COMPONENTS AND HARDWARE MAY BE DAMAGED AND OR STRIPPED AWAY IF HIGHLY CONCENTRATED ACID BASED CLEANERS ARE USED. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-42-10-109

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030929

      MERCEDES: CORROSION PROTECTION COATINGS FOR BRAKE COMPONENTS AND HARDWARE MAY BE DAMAGED AND OR STRIPPED AWAY IF HIGHLY CONCENTRATED ACID BASED CLEANERS ARE USED. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-42-10-109

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030929

      MERCEDES: CORROSION PROTECTION COATINGS FOR BRAKE COMPONENTS AND HARDWARE MAY BE DAMAGED AND OR STRIPPED AWAY IF HIGHLY CONCENTRATED ACID BASED CLEANERS ARE USED. Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DIFFERENTIAL PROPORTIONAL VALVE

    • TSB #TSB-42-10-109

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030929

      MERCEDES: CORROSION PROTECTION COATINGS FOR BRAKE COMPONENTS AND HARDWARE MAY BE DAMAGED AND OR STRIPPED AWAY IF HIGHLY CONCENTRATED ACID BASED CLEANERS ARE USED. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-42-10-109

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030929

      MERCEDES: CORROSION PROTECTION COATINGS FOR BRAKE COMPONENTS AND HARDWARE MAY BE DAMAGED AND OR STRIPPED AWAY IF HIGHLY CONCENTRATED ACID BASED CLEANERS ARE USED. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-42-10-109

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030929

      MERCEDES: CORROSION PROTECTION COATINGS FOR BRAKE COMPONENTS AND HARDWARE MAY BE DAMAGED AND OR STRIPPED AWAY IF HIGHLY CONCENTRATED ACID BASED CLEANERS ARE USED. Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM

    • TSB #TSB-42-10-109

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030929

      MERCEDES: CORROSION PROTECTION COATINGS FOR BRAKE COMPONENTS AND HARDWARE MAY BE DAMAGED AND OR STRIPPED AWAY IF HIGHLY CONCENTRATED ACID BASED CLEANERS ARE USED. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-42-10-109

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030929

      MERCEDES: CORROSION PROTECTION COATINGS FOR BRAKE COMPONENTS AND HARDWARE MAY BE DAMAGED AND OR STRIPPED AWAY IF HIGHLY CONCENTRATED ACID BASED CLEANERS ARE USED. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-42-10-109

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030929

      MERCEDES: CORROSION PROTECTION COATINGS FOR BRAKE COMPONENTS AND HARDWARE MAY BE DAMAGED AND OR STRIPPED AWAY IF HIGHLY CONCENTRATED ACID BASED CLEANERS ARE USED. Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM:WHEEL CYLINDERS

    • TSB #TSB-42-10-109

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030929

      MERCEDES: CORROSION PROTECTION COATINGS FOR BRAKE COMPONENTS AND HARDWARE MAY BE DAMAGED AND OR STRIPPED AWAY IF HIGHLY CONCENTRATED ACID BASED CLEANERS ARE USED. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-42-10-109

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030929

      MERCEDES: CORROSION PROTECTION COATINGS FOR BRAKE COMPONENTS AND HARDWARE MAY BE DAMAGED AND OR STRIPPED AWAY IF HIGHLY CONCENTRATED ACID BASED CLEANERS ARE USED. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-42-10-109

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030929

      MERCEDES: CORROSION PROTECTION COATINGS FOR BRAKE COMPONENTS AND HARDWARE MAY BE DAMAGED AND OR STRIPPED AWAY IF HIGHLY CONCENTRATED ACID BASED CLEANERS ARE USED. Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM:SHOES/LININGS

    • TSB #TSB-42-10-109

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030929

      MERCEDES: CORROSION PROTECTION COATINGS FOR BRAKE COMPONENTS AND HARDWARE MAY BE DAMAGED AND OR STRIPPED AWAY IF HIGHLY CONCENTRATED ACID BASED CLEANERS ARE USED. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-42-10-109

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030929

      MERCEDES: CORROSION PROTECTION COATINGS FOR BRAKE COMPONENTS AND HARDWARE MAY BE DAMAGED AND OR STRIPPED AWAY IF HIGHLY CONCENTRATED ACID BASED CLEANERS ARE USED. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-42-10-109

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030929

      MERCEDES: CORROSION PROTECTION COATINGS FOR BRAKE COMPONENTS AND HARDWARE MAY BE DAMAGED AND OR STRIPPED AWAY IF HIGHLY CONCENTRATED ACID BASED CLEANERS ARE USED. Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM:DRUM

    • TSB #TSB-42-10-109

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030929

      MERCEDES: CORROSION PROTECTION COATINGS FOR BRAKE COMPONENTS AND HARDWARE MAY BE DAMAGED AND OR STRIPPED AWAY IF HIGHLY CONCENTRATED ACID BASED CLEANERS ARE USED. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-42-10-109

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030929

      MERCEDES: CORROSION PROTECTION COATINGS FOR BRAKE COMPONENTS AND HARDWARE MAY BE DAMAGED AND OR STRIPPED AWAY IF HIGHLY CONCENTRATED ACID BASED CLEANERS ARE USED. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-42-10-109

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030929

      MERCEDES: CORROSION PROTECTION COATINGS FOR BRAKE COMPONENTS AND HARDWARE MAY BE DAMAGED AND OR STRIPPED AWAY IF HIGHLY CONCENTRATED ACID BASED CLEANERS ARE USED. Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC

    • TSB #TSB-42-10-109

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030929

      MERCEDES: CORROSION PROTECTION COATINGS FOR BRAKE COMPONENTS AND HARDWARE MAY BE DAMAGED AND OR STRIPPED AWAY IF HIGHLY CONCENTRATED ACID BASED CLEANERS ARE USED. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-42-10-109

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030929

      MERCEDES: CORROSION PROTECTION COATINGS FOR BRAKE COMPONENTS AND HARDWARE MAY BE DAMAGED AND OR STRIPPED AWAY IF HIGHLY CONCENTRATED ACID BASED CLEANERS ARE USED. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-42-10-109

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030929

      MERCEDES: CORROSION PROTECTION COATINGS FOR BRAKE COMPONENTS AND HARDWARE MAY BE DAMAGED AND OR STRIPPED AWAY IF HIGHLY CONCENTRATED ACID BASED CLEANERS ARE USED. Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER

    • TSB #TSB-42-10-109

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030929

      MERCEDES: CORROSION PROTECTION COATINGS FOR BRAKE COMPONENTS AND HARDWARE MAY BE DAMAGED AND OR STRIPPED AWAY IF HIGHLY CONCENTRATED ACID BASED CLEANERS ARE USED. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-42-10-109

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030929

      MERCEDES: CORROSION PROTECTION COATINGS FOR BRAKE COMPONENTS AND HARDWARE MAY BE DAMAGED AND OR STRIPPED AWAY IF HIGHLY CONCENTRATED ACID BASED CLEANERS ARE USED. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-42-10-109

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030929

      MERCEDES: CORROSION PROTECTION COATINGS FOR BRAKE COMPONENTS AND HARDWARE MAY BE DAMAGED AND OR STRIPPED AWAY IF HIGHLY CONCENTRATED ACID BASED CLEANERS ARE USED. Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS

    • TSB #TSB-42-10-109

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030929

      MERCEDES: CORROSION PROTECTION COATINGS FOR BRAKE COMPONENTS AND HARDWARE MAY BE DAMAGED AND OR STRIPPED AWAY IF HIGHLY CONCENTRATED ACID BASED CLEANERS ARE USED. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-42-10-109

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030929

      MERCEDES: CORROSION PROTECTION COATINGS FOR BRAKE COMPONENTS AND HARDWARE MAY BE DAMAGED AND OR STRIPPED AWAY IF HIGHLY CONCENTRATED ACID BASED CLEANERS ARE USED. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-42-10-109

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030929

      MERCEDES: CORROSION PROTECTION COATINGS FOR BRAKE COMPONENTS AND HARDWARE MAY BE DAMAGED AND OR STRIPPED AWAY IF HIGHLY CONCENTRATED ACID BASED CLEANERS ARE USED. Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR

    • TSB #TSB-42-10-109

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030929

      MERCEDES: CORROSION PROTECTION COATINGS FOR BRAKE COMPONENTS AND HARDWARE MAY BE DAMAGED AND OR STRIPPED AWAY IF HIGHLY CONCENTRATED ACID BASED CLEANERS ARE USED. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-42-10-109

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030929

      MERCEDES: CORROSION PROTECTION COATINGS FOR BRAKE COMPONENTS AND HARDWARE MAY BE DAMAGED AND OR STRIPPED AWAY IF HIGHLY CONCENTRATED ACID BASED CLEANERS ARE USED. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-42-10-109

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030929

      MERCEDES: CORROSION PROTECTION COATINGS FOR BRAKE COMPONENTS AND HARDWARE MAY BE DAMAGED AND OR STRIPPED AWAY IF HIGHLY CONCENTRATED ACID BASED CLEANERS ARE USED. Read More »

    PARKING BRAKE

    • TSB #SB-P-047527

      Date Announced:
      JUL 31, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030939

      MERCEDES: PARKTRONIC INTERMITTENTLY NOT FUNCTIONING. THE FUNCTION WORKS AGAIN AFTER A SHORT TIME OR DISTANCE. WHEN THE FOOT OPERATED PARKING BRAKE IS APPLIED, THE PARKTRONIC SYSTEM IS DEACTIVATED. Read More »

    • TSB #SB-P-047527

      Date Announced:
      JUL 31, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030939

      MERCEDES: PARKTRONIC INTERMITTENTLY NOT FUNCTIONING. THE FUNCTION WORKS AGAIN AFTER A SHORT TIME OR DISTANCE. WHEN THE FOOT OPERATED PARKING BRAKE IS APPLIED, THE PARKTRONIC SYSTEM IS DEACTIVATED. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN

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

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #LI54.30-P-072145

      Date Announced:
      DEC 10, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10186141

      NTG5.5: Incorrect time shown on instrument cluster, COMAND display, and analog clock Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:ANTI-THEFT:CONTROL MODULE

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

    • TSB #LI54.30-P-072145

      Date Announced:
      DEC 10, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10186141

      NTG5.5: Incorrect time shown on instrument cluster, COMAND display, and analog clock Read More »

    • TSB #SB-P-047124

      Date Announced:
      JUL 06, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030941

      MERCEDES: CRACKING NOISE FROM THE AREA OF THE INSTRUMENT PANEL/FIREWALL WHEN CORNERING, DURING THROTTLE LIFT OFF AND ON UNEVEN ROADS. Read More »

    VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR

    • TSB #887039

      Date Announced:
      MAR 16, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10014583

      SEAL BETWEEN EXTERIOR REAR VIEW MIRROR HOUSING AND DOOR. *TT Read More »

    VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

    STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

    • TSB #MSG060

      Date Announced:
      FEB 07, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #52332

      UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS IT IS POSSIBLE THAT THE SLK230 CENTRAL LOCKING SYSTEM COULD LOCK THE VEHICLE ITSELF. *TW Read More »

    TIRES

    EQUIPMENT

    • 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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