20 Most Recent 2000 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Questions & Answers

Can you please re-ask this questions?

First, you said the button Unlocks the Car and then say it Won't?
Second, The lock/unlock does not control the Courtesy lights, there is a Time delay but now here is the kicker....

Does the Courtesy lights come on when you use the FOB ?

If they do, they you have a problem with the Button or the Button Controller or a wire.

Third, I am not sure what Button you are talking about on the REAR HEAD RESTRAINTS? Are you talking Head Rests? I have never heard of as HEAD RESTRAINT

2000... | Answered on Feb 28, 2020

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

2000... | Answered on Feb 02, 2018

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

2000... | Answered on Feb 02, 2018

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

2000... | Answered on Nov 07, 2017

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.

2000... | Answered on Sep 01, 2017

There is no belt to do this, you must install a compressor bypass pulley also known as an "AC Delete" pulley. All cars come with the same belt with or without AC. Contact the dealer on this, but not sure they can help as AC is standard on US models unless you order it deleted, which of course no one does because of the wait time to have the car shipped from Europe due to the special order.

2000... | Answered on Sep 07, 2016

Replace all fluids, replace belts and hoses. Check brakes for proper operation, get tires checked and replaced as needed. Replace wiper blades. Sitting unused is the worst thing for any vehicle. Check all lights for proper operation as well.

2000... | Answered on Aug 18, 2016

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.

2000... | Answered on Aug 18, 2016

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

2000... | Answered on May 14, 2015

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.

2000... | Answered on Mar 03, 2015

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

2000... | Answered on Jan 02, 2015

Oh thats bad I have seen this before the gearbox control module is located directly under were you spilt your soda there is no reset sorry you have shorted the module and will need to replace it

2000... | Answered on Dec 07, 2014

Most likely low on brake fluid or air in system.

2000... | Answered on Dec 06, 2014

Fix all fault codes, disconnect battery for a minute or two and reconnect ,this will reset the computer . the radio code will be required to reset it

2000... | Answered on Dec 06, 2014

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

2000... | Answered on Sep 02, 2014

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