Most of these items were standard in. Drivers are cautioned not to wait for the system's alerts before braking, as that may not afford sufficient time and distance to brake safely. Rust would sometimes appear spontaneously on panels such as doors and roofs on cars less than a year old. It does not adapt cruising speed in response to stationary objects, nor does it predict the curvature and lane layout of the road ahead or the movement of vehicles ahead. W210 design work was frozen in May 1992 and developed for a show vehicle by late 1992.
Petrol engine E 200 2. Production Figures: ~2,870 production models. It estimates but does not predict the curvature and lane layout of the road ahead or the movement of vehicles ahead. In response to this problem, the manufacturer would in some cases change or repair the affected panels under warranty or good will. There was also an option for the M119. The driver should utilize the system's audio cues while driving and should only consult the map or visual displays once the vehicle has been stopped in a safe place.
On 21 July 1998, design patents were filed on an updated W210 designed in 1997. See Operator's Manual for system operating speeds and additional information and warnings. Blower Motor Regulator - If this part fails, the climate control fan will not operate faster than approximately 50% power. The electromechanics have also been known to fail. The front suspension design of the 4Matic-equipped models is different to the rear wheel drive models and makes some replacement parts such as shock absorbers more expensive. It was the first Mercedes-Benz production car featuring including dynamic headlamp range control, only low beam. Exterior changes included a revised front with a steeper rake, similar to the , and restyled bumpers and lower body trim; additionally, sedans received new taillights, while the wagon's tailgate was redesigned, moving the from the base of the rear window to directly above it in the underside of a small integral spoiler lip.
In 1996, Mercedes installed in the E-class its electronically controlled model , a gearbox introduced in 1991 that was also available as an upgrade option in some of the six-cylinder W124 models. The part number on the harmonic balancer pulley can be compared to those given to Mercedes-Benz dealers in the Service Campaign notice to determine if the part is a faulty original or has been replaced with the updated part. The W210 E-class's appearance, which was designed by Steve Mattin under design chief Bruno Sacco between 1989 and 1991, heralded a new design idiom for Mercedes, which would continue until the. Maps do not cover all areas or all routes within an area. The bolt pattern is 5x112 12 mm x 1. The seals of the Lucas injection pumps become brittle over time and leak. Most of the options were standard in.
In 1998 came the M113 powered E55 which used a 5. The first was the E36, M104. The final W210 production included the E320 and E430 special editions released in two exterior colors - quartz silver limited edition , obsidian black, and with Xenon lights, 17-inch alloy wheels and black maple walnut trim. Braking effectiveness also depends on proper brake maintenance, and tire and road conditions. Rather than using the clutches and couplings of the earlier design, Mercedes opted to use three open differentials: front, center, and rear.
The blower motor regulator may be replaced with the much less expensive W140 S-class blower regulator, provided that the E-class wiring harness is re-attached to the S-class regulator. Mercedes updated the regulator to improve its reliability, but the redesigned regulator requires the installation of a new blower motor. In North America, the range also features two diesels, including both non-turbocharged 1996—1997 and turbocharged 1998—1999 3. This was due to problems introducing water-based paint technology within the German automobile industry, between the years 1998-2002. Body corrosion - Most model year versions of the W210 displayed body rust, notably on European-sold cars.
Gasoline Engines for North American Market and Curb Weight. Harmonic Balancer - Some M112 and M113 engines used in W210 models were equipped with a which, due to a supplier quality problem, may fail and cause engine damage. Other problems include defective harmonic balancer pulleys recall , rust on trunk lid near latch, rust on Mercedes emblem on front hood, rust on door frames under window seals recall , rust on front wings just above bumper, defective mass airflow meter, melted rear light bulb sockets, defective blower motor regulators, and rear window regulator failures. The newer Mercedes, including the 2003 to the present E-Class W211 , have 14 mm ball seats, making the wheels interchangeable only with the use of aftermarket lugs that combine a 14 mm ball seat with a 12 mm thread. They were sold under the model names in both saloon and estate body types.
Warsaw, Poland: Media Connection Sp. Archived from on 9 September 2012. W210 development started in 1988, three years after the 's introduction. Actual vehicle price may vary by Dealer. This is usually due to worn out front-end sway-bar drop links. Front Spring Perches - Some owners have reported rust problems on the front spring perches - the top perches, which hold the tops of the springs for the front suspension.
. Unlike the traditional application Mercedes opted for a fixed ride height and employed rear coil springs to maintain the static ride height when parked. System may not detect some objects, obstacles or vehicles in the area into which the vehicle would move. Failed Lucas pumps are also commonly replaced with Bosch pumps from W124. Since the replacement of the entire injection pump is very expensive, a repair kit is offered in which the affected seals are replaced.