1998 Mercedes-Benz S420 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1998 Mercedes-Benz S420
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1998 Mercedes-Benz S420 ProblemsFaulty Mass Air Flow Sensor Causing Erratic Engine Operation and Poor Fuel Economy
A faulty mass air flow (MAF) sensor can cause erratic/rough engine operation and fuel economy issues. Since this sensor measures the actual amount of air entering the motor, when it fails, the engine control module (ECM) takes the wrong information and delivers incorrect volumes of fuel to the cylinders.
The engine wiring can degrade because the insulating material falls off leaving the bare wire exposed. This can cause many problems depending on which wires are exposed and what they touch.
Problems with the pneumatic system can cause closing assist and door lock issues.
1998 Mercedes-Benz S420 QuestionsLow idle speed, and top deiving speed of 70 mph? (1 answer)
All my windows & sunroof stop working. No bad fuses. Seats & mirrors work only with door open.
park brake slips