2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2000 Mercedes-Benz S430

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2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 Problems

"Crank no Start" Due to Failed Crankshaft Position Sensor

The crankshaft position sensor may fail. Symptoms of this are: The engine will crank—but not start—especially when the engine is warm. The car may start again if it is left to cool off, but it may run roughly or have poor performance.

Poor AC performance Due to Evaporator Temperature Sensor Failure

The evaporator temperature sensor can fail, causing the AC compressor not to cycle. If the AC compressor does not turn on, the AC system will not blow cold air. If the compressor is stuck on, the air will be very cold at first, before warming up.

Airmatic Failure - Struts

I'll get to the point- in the winter especially is when your struts of the air suspension will go out. You will notice your car sitting lower on a corner, the front or back, or all around. This means your struts are going bad and need replaced, NOT that your pump needs to be replaced (dealer convinced me the first time it was the fix). This is one of the only things I do not take my car to have a dealer replace. I was a skeptic at first, but I...

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2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 Questions

What is the SR light on the dash panel mean (1 answer)

Also temperature gauge intermittent and the dash lights Flash like a short circuit

What should I do about the fuel gauge? (1 answer)

00' s430 took in water. rear fuse box shorted. Repair was done. Fuel gauge is now not accurate. At full tank the needle is at empty w/o orange light. Drive for 65-70 miles the needle moves to full. What to do?

I changed my plug and coils car still has no power push on gas it stalls (1 answer)

What can cause no power it ran good when I bought it I then it started running rough have to stop turn it off then try to drive again I changed the spark plugs and coils it still has no power and it stalls when I push down on the gas what can this be

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2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 Recalls

Mercedes Recalls Multiple 2000-2004 Vehicles Due to Leaking Active Body Control Hose

The hose may corrode due to extensive exposure to humidity. This may cause fluid leakage onto the catalytic converter. This would present a fire hazard. Dealers will a new high pressure distrution hose.

Instrument Cluster Illumination May Fail

The instrument cluster illumination may fail. This may result in difficulty reading the gauges, indicators, and speedometer. Not being able to see the cluster may lead to an accident. Dealers will replace the instrument cluster modules. This recall started on September 29, 2006. 

Heater and Air Conditioner Fan Motor May Fail

The HVAC blower motor may lose power because the fuse for the circuit may lose contact. This is due to a flaw in the plastic holder that secures the fuse that protects this circuit. If the fan stops working, you may not be able to clear fog and frost off of your windshield. If visibility is reduced, you could be at risk of getting into an accident. Dealers will install new blower motor fuse holders. This recall began during October 2004. The Mercedes-Benz recall number is 2004 070010.

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2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 Reviews

This 11 year old car is as good as the day I purchased. I have owned about 40 vehicles and this is my number one in all categories.

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