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Active Body Control System Can Leak Hydraulic Fluid on Mercedes-Benz S430

Problem Description and Possible Solution

The active body control system can leak fluid from numerous areas, including the tandem pump, hydraulic lines, struts, and/or seals. If it is not repaired, the vehicle ride height could drop too low and cause damage to the undercarriage.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 130,500 (98,000–150,000)
7 model years affected: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, more2004, 2005, 2006
12 people reported this problem
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The car lowers when it gets cold, especially the left passenger side.

It was diagnosed as the Shocks, but those have been changed. Still not fixed yet.