We just got a second w210 last week (1997 e320). A strange noise has
started in the overhead console just to the right of the sunroof swich. It
is coming out of two small (1 cm) slots that look like vents. It sounds
like radio static or a tiny fan with a bad bearing. The sound starts when
the ignition is turned on and stops about 10 seconds after key is turned
Using any/all the overhead console lighting or sunroof switches has no
What do they have hiding in there? Anyone have a clue?