Airmatic Pump Motor May Fail Due to Sticking Relay on Mercedes-Benz S600

Problem Description and Possible Solution

The relay which turns the airmatic suspension pump on may fail causing the pump to run continuously. This can result in failure of the pump motor or a dead battery as the pump motor will continue to run after the car is turned off. Also, Worn airmatic pump mount bushings can causes noises in the front axle while driving on bumpy roads or a buzzing noise while the pump is running.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 112,000 (112,000–112,000)
10 model years affected: 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, more2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
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abc pump replacement cost 2k! car sits low.