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2011 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs)

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TSB Date Problem Area TSB Text
05/07/18 NHTSA ID: 10135598
TSB ID: LI07.08-P-060993

Engine diagnosis warning lamp lights up in instrument cluster, fault code u145400: "implausible data were received from the ethanol sensor"
07/17/12 NHTSA ID: 10044601
TSB ID: LI-47-40-P053871

Xentry (mercedes): check engine light (cel) is activated; stored in engine control unit is very fine leak. automatic fuel tank leak test software is sensitive and can produces an erroneous diagnosis. models 204, 212, 218, 221, 216,and 166
07/13/11 NHTSA ID: 10039256
TSB ID: LI-05-20-P

Mercedes-benz: the malfunction light is on with multiple possible trouble codes stored. there could be a problem with the camshaft and/or scoring of a piston.
05/23/11 NHTSA ID: 10037408
TSB ID: SB-32-25-82

Mercedes-benz: shock absorber procedure.
12/13/10 NHTSA ID: 10034625
TSB ID: LI03-20-P-048278

Mercedes (xentry): engine makes noise, ticking/crackling at idle speeds up to approx. 1500 rpm. run in effect of 1st crankshaft main bearing. models 211, 219, 164, 251, 203, 204, 209, 221, 461 and 463. no model years listed.
12/09/14 Transmission and Drivetrain NHTSA ID: 10056470
TSB ID: LI-27-19P056458

Xentry (mercedes): combination of fault codes p060c00 and/or p060600, causing various transmission symptoms due to central processing unit, software induced internal control unit fault is detected. model 212.098, 212.298, 212. 095, 212.19
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07/13/11 Transmission and Drivetrain NHTSA ID: 10039254
TSB ID: LI-27-60-P051773

Mercedes-benz: there is a transmission trouble code stored. it is a diagnostic problem with the wet start-up clutch.
07/08/11 Transmission and Drivetrain NHTSA ID: 10039114
TSB ID: LI27-60P051774-1

Mercedes-benz: the vehicle jolts during start-offs, steady driving, or acceleration. the control valve temporary jams. updated 12/28/11.
06/29/11 Transmission and Drivetrain NHTSA ID: 10038977
TSB ID: LI-27-60-P049270

Mercedes-benz: the auto-transmission switches to limp home mode or has no power. there are multiple possible fault codes. a piston may be damaged.
05/07/18 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10135628
TSB ID: LI82.70-P-060004

Iphone mobile phone: various complaints after software update to ios8
05/07/18 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10135912
TSB ID: LI82.85-P-055696

Comand: no sound, sdars message in central display "device unavailable"
12/12/14 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10056472
TSB ID: LI46-35P059241

Xentry (mercedes): after engine has started, several issues occurs, an acoustic warning sounds is heard, the instrument cluster displays warning message power steering malfunction, service required. steering system is sluggish. model 117
06/10/11 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10038218
TSB ID: SB-20101100005

Mercedes-benz: software update for heater lines.
11/01/10 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10034306
TSB ID: SB-91-60-193

Mercedes: airbag durability and reliability. air bag srs control module (n2/2) does not have a set shelf life and will normally be reliable for the life of a vehicle. with 164, 216 221, 251 and newer, the airbag control unit can be reset
12/28/11 Other NHTSA ID: 10042605
TSB ID: SCB-2011100002

Mercedes: on some affected vehicles, the trunk lid may touch bumper during closing.
07/13/11 Other NHTSA ID: 10039252
TSB ID: LI-91-40P051830

Mercedes-benz: the front seat belt catches when pulled out, because the strap was not guided back properly. happens on both the passenger and driver's side. updated 5/22/2012. *js
07/13/11 Other NHTSA ID: 10039255
TSB ID: LI-72-12-P

Mercedes-benz: the rear door cannot be opened from the outside in cold temperatures. the window guide rail of the door freezes.
07/13/11 Other NHTSA ID: 10039259
TSB ID: SB-40-10-72

Mercedes-benz: installation information of bolted wheel connections. all models.
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Mercedes-Benz E-Class TSBs (Technical Service Bulletins)

Some things are often misunderstood about recalls and technical service bulletins (TSBs). Plus a disclaimer.

  1. Recalls do not have to be issued only because something is prone to failure. NHTSA (a government agency) can only require a recall if a failure will affect safety, emissions, fuel economy, or compliance with some other regulation or law. Manufacturers can voluntarily recall cars for problems that do not affect these, though.
  2. Recalls often apply to only some cars of a specific model year, rather than all of them. You should receive a letter from the manufacturer if your car has been recalled. You can also check with the dealer, which will know which (if any) recalls pertain to your car.
  3. The primary purpose of TSBs is to inform dealers about known problems with a car and how to fix them. They are not the same as recalls. As with recalls, TSBs often only apply to some cars, not the entire model year.
  4. Dealers often will not provide a preventive repair just because a problem described in a TSB might happen to your car. They'll usually want to observe symptoms that the problem is already affecting your car.
  5. Even if there are symptoms, a manufacturer doesn't have to pick up the cost of a TSB repair if the car is out of warranty, though sometimes they do.

We provide the text of recalls and TSBs as provided by NHTSA. There can be errors in the text. If you sign up for notifications in My Garage, we will try to get these to do, but for various reasons (some beyond our control) cannot guarantee you will receive them. When in doubt about a recall or TSB, contact the dealer.

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