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Urgent notice. 03-06 E55's that were involved in the fuel sender recall are bombs.

 
Old 10-19-2015, 04:54 PM
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Originally Posted by BC928 View Post
It's common sense the seat and interior area can be affected by fuel and vapors. That cover is sealed but only with some tar gum, which is *not* leak proof. If the fuel is flowing enough it will get into the seat cushion.
Thanks BC928! Sounds scary.
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Old 10-24-2015, 03:41 PM
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Looks like my E55 just joined the club. I filed complaint number 10785798 on the NTHSA site and take it to the dealer on Monday. The fuel smell inside of the car is unbearable...



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Old 10-24-2015, 08:47 PM
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Just know you need a new tank, new sender, and new pump. If they want to do a partial fix, follow up your NHTSA complaint with that info.
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Old 10-29-2015, 01:10 AM
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Car was at Smythe for 2 days, the service advisor ran the VMI and my car was flagged for the extended warranty campaign. They installed a new complete pre-assembled tank with new internals and cable harness and delivered the car back to me today and charged me absolutely nothing. The new pumps are much louder and the car is way more responsive, it's quite evident that the old pump(s) were plugged and not flowing at full capacity. My car is an absolute beast again and so glad to have this problem fixed, big props to Mercedes for owning up to this problem and doing the right thing on an out of warranty E55. The service advisor even threw in a complementary detail job, I will be filling out an online survey and giving him the highest possible review. Car runs amazing again and no more gas fumes :-)














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Old 02-27-2016, 09:15 PM
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Just to update on this thread,i had the fuel leaking under my passenger rear seat in my 04 e55.
I took it to Mercedes of Fort Lauderdale.and they replaced the fuel tank etc in 5 days free of charge.
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Old 03-07-2016, 07:08 PM
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I started smelling the fumes about a week ago in m 2004 E55. Took the car to the dealership, and the dealership is currently taking care of it free of charge.
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Old 03-29-2019, 04:18 PM
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Hi, I have the same problem with my 04 E320. If I fill the NHTSA form and go to the dealership would it be free of charge? Does anyone know it?
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Old 03-29-2019, 05:47 PM
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Hi, I have the same problem with my 04 E320. If I fill the NHTSA form and go to the dealership would it be free of charge? Does anyone know it?
Thanks.
I'm not sure if the recall extends to all w211 and w219 or just AMG's, but you can enter your VIN and check the open recalls here: https://www.mbusa.com/mercedes/recall

If you find that you qualify for the recall, get it done ASAP. It's my understanding that the extended warranty is just about to expire for the 04 MY. I had mine done immediately when I bought the car last year.
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Old 03-30-2019, 11:16 AM
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Mine is an 03 and I bought it 4 yr ago. It went in for this issue under warranty within the fisrt month. The dealer replaced the entire tank assy, not just the sender. That was 80k ago and no gas smell. Hopefully that is the end of this issue for this car at least, and maybe that's what anyone else that has this problem neexs to push for.
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Thanks for the all response. Finally, no gas odor inside my car . MB service changed my fuel tank and both fuel pumps under warranty.
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