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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR MERCEDES-BENZ E430 AUTOMOBILES

Air Conditioner and Heater Service Includes module configuration procedures, general service, maintenance, automatic temperature control, compressor services, electric cooling fans, vacuum diagrams, specifications, and manual air conditioning and heater diagnostics and replacement procedures for domestic and imported MERCEDES-BENZ E430 cars and light trucks from 1990+

Mercedes-Benz -> Electric Cooling Fans -> Description
Vehicle: 2000 MERCEDES-BENZ E430 4matic 4.3 V8 GAS

The two auxiliary fans are controlled by the A/C pushbutton control module via the auxiliary fan relays, Figs. and .

The automatic A/C pushbutton control unit receives inputs from sensor on low press/high pressure A/C compressor cutout and engine coolant temperature sensor. First stage engagement will not take place when ambient temperature is less than 41°F, but does take place above 50°F.

On C43, C230 and C280 models, first stage switch on refrigerant pressure point is 232 psi; off is 188 psi. Second stage switch on ref...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR MERCEDES-BENZ E430 AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported MERCEDES-BENZ E430 cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Disc Brakes -> Precautions -> Battery Ground Cable
Vehicle: 2001 MERCEDES-BENZ E430 4matic 4.3 V8 GAS

Battery Ground Cable

Prior to service, dis...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR MERCEDES-BENZ E430 AUTOMOBILES

Fuel filter replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported MERCEDES-BENZ E430 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. for 1980+.

Mercedes-Benz -> Fuel Filter Replacement -> Except 2003-06 E320 & E500 Sedans Less 4 Matic & 2004-06 E Series w/Gasoline Engines -> Fuel System Pressure Relief -> Removal & Installation
Vehicle: 2002 MERCEDES-BENZ E430 4.3 V8 GAS

Fuel System Pressure Relief

Do not smoke or allow an open flame of any type when working on or near any fuel system related components. The highly flammable vapor mixtures may ignite, resulting in serious personal injury.

Prior to disconnecting fuel lines, the fuel system pressure must be relieved to prevent accidental fuel spray.

After the battery has been disconnected and reconnected, some abnormal driveability symptoms may occur. The vehicle may need to be driven while it relearns its adaptive strategy.

  • Ensure t...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR MERCEDES-BENZ E430 AUTOMOBILES

Includes CV axle, universal joint, and driveline replacement, for domestic and imported MERCEDES-BENZ E430 cars and light trucks from 1990+.

DRIVESHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 1998 MERCEDES-BENZ E430 4.3 V8 GAS

  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Disconnect middle or rear muffler suspension and lower exhaust system at muffler and support, Fig. .
  • Remove exhaust heat shield and reinforcement brace.
  • Remove seat belt bracket.
  • Remove mounting bolts and nuts, then disconnect front driveshaft from transmission. Flexible disc remains on driveshaft.
  • Remove mounting bolts and nuts, then disconnect rear driveshaft from differential carrier. Flexible disc remains on driveshaft.
  • Loosen flexible discs fitted sleeves using suitable six-inch long, .3974-.4725 inch diameter steel drift.
  • Su...

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TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES FOR MERCEDES-BENZ E430 AUTOMOBILES

Description, component locations, reset procedures, relearn procedures, diagnosis and testing, wiring diagrams, component replacement, and identification of vehicles equipped and not equipped with tire pressure monitoring system for most domestic and imported MERCEDES-BENZ E430 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from mid 1990's+.

Relearn Procedures
Vehicle: 2002 MERCEDES-BENZ E430 4matic 4.3 V8 GAS

Drive vehicle for a minimum of ten minutes while maintaining a continuous speed above 15 mph. During this time the system will learn the new ...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR MERCEDES-BENZ E430 AUTOMOBILES

Includes starter and alternator replacement procedures for domestic and imported MERCEDES-BENZ E430 cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 2001 MERCEDES-BENZ E430 4matic 4.3 V8 GAS

  • Remove drive belt.
  • Remove mounting nut and pivot coolant expansion tank aside. Do not remove tank.
  • Remove righthand side air intake duct.
  • Remove engine co...

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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR MERCEDES-BENZ E430 AUTOMOBILES

Cabin air filter locations and replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported MERCEDES-BENZ E430 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. as equipped to the current model year.

Cabin Air Filter Service -> Mercedes-Benz -> 1996-2002 E Class & 2000-06 CL & S Class
Vehicle: 1998 MERCEDES-BENZ E430 4.3 V8 GAS

On 1996-2005 models, under normal operating conditions the cabin air filter should be replaced every 15,000 miles. In dusty areas change the cabin air filter more often.

On 2006 models except AMG, under normal operating conditions the cabin air filter should be replaced every 24 months or 26,000 miles. In dusty areas change the cabin air filter more often.

On 2006 AMG models, under normal operating conditions the cabin air filter should be replaced every 24 months or 30,000 miles. In dusty areas change the cabin air filter ...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR MERCEDES-BENZ E430 AUTOMOBILES

Maintenance lamp reset procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported MERCEDES-BENZ E430 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Mercedes-Benz -> Brake Pad Wear Indicator Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2002 MERCEDES-BENZ E430 4.3 V8 GAS

The Brake Pad Wear indicator lamp should illuminate when the ignition switch is placed in the On position to indicate the warning lamp is operational. After the engine has been started, the warnin...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR MERCEDES-BENZ E430 AUTOMOBILES

Includes radiator, cooling and heater hose replacement procedures for domestic and imported MERCEDES-BENZ E430 cars and light trucks from 1990+

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 2002 MERCEDES-BENZ E430 4.3 V8 GAS

Lower

  • Drain coolant into a suitable container.
  • Reposition clamp at radiator and remove hose.
  • Reposition clamp at coolant pump and remove hose.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to ...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR MERCEDES-BENZ E430 AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine belt replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported MERCEDES-BENZ E430 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 1998 MERCEDES-BENZ E430 4.3 V8 GAS

  • Remove viscous fan mounting nut while counterholding pulley socket bolts with suitable wrench. Mounting nut has righthand threads.
  • Disconnect fan connector and remove shroud.
  • Remove fa...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR MERCEDES-BENZ E430 AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most MERCEDES-BENZ E430 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Instrument Cluster, Outside Temperature Diagram for 2000 MERCEDES-BENZ E430  4.3 V8 GASInstrument Cluster, Outside Temperature Diagram for 2000 MERCEDES-BENZ E430 4.3 V8 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Instrument Cluster
  • Outside Temperature Indicator Temperature Sensor
  • Connector B-14
  • On Dash, Forward Of Steering Column Diagram for 2001 MERCEDES-BENZ E430 4matic 4.3 V8 GASOn Dash, Forward Of Steering Column Diagram for 2001 MERCEDES-BENZ E430 4matic 4.3 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • ETS MIL
  • BAS MIL
  • A1e49
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR MERCEDES-BENZ E430 AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most MERCEDES-BENZ E430 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2000 MERCEDES-BENZ E430  4.3 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2000 MERCEDES-BENZ E430 4.3 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Data Link Connector
  • Rear Axle Sensor
  • Right Headlamp
  • Illumination Control Module
  • Left Headlamp Unit
  • 2002 MERCEDES-BENZ E430  4.3 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2002 MERCEDES-BENZ E430 4.3 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Left Front Seat Cushion Heater Element
  • Left Front Seat Cushion Ventilation Motor Group
  • Left Front Seat Ventilation Blower Regulator
  • Left Front Seatback Ventilation Motor Group
  • Right Front Backrest Heater Element
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR MERCEDES-BENZ E430 AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most MERCEDES-BENZ E430 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: SPECIAL TOOL - ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR KIT - CHANGE IN CONTENT
    Vehicle: 1999 MERCEDES-BENZ E430 4.3 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Tools, Equipment
  • Document: REVISED PUBLISHING AND POSTING OF DEALER TECHNICAL BULLETINS (DTB)
    Vehicle: 2001 MERCEDES-BENZ E430 4matic 4.3 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR MERCEDES-BENZ E430 AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most MERCEDES-BENZ E430 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most MERCEDES-BENZ E430 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most MERCEDES-BENZ E430 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most MERCEDES-BENZ E430 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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