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

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.

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Average mileage: 130,500 (98,000–150,000)
7 model years affected: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, more2004, 2005, 2006
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2002 Mercedes-Benz S430 128,000 mi,
2002 Mercedes Benz his a leak in the hydraulic line. I believe it in front of the radiator.
2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 146,000 mi,
The car drop down and doesn't rise up
2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 150,000 mi,
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.
2002 Mercedes-Benz S430 98,000 mi,
Very expensive to fix