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2003 Mercedes-Benz S430 Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2003 Mercedes-Benz S430

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 2003 Mercedes-Benz S430 is between $981 and $1200 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

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2003 Mercedes-Benz S430
scores in the most expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$1090
Annual Repair Cost
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CD changers, command units, voice control units, PSE units, and Tele Aid units are prone to failure, especially in early models.
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 ...
The door for the vanity mirror (or the frame for the door) can break; due to a redesign, the mirror "cassette" will need replacement.
ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, CORROSION MAY OCCUR IN THE INNER STEEL PORTIONS OF THE ACTIVE BODY CONTROL'S...
ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, THE TRUNK LID SPRINGS COULD FAIL IN THE CLOSED TRUNK LID POSITION.
Overall (2 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
August 28, 2013
2003 Mercedes-Benz S430
This is the first MB I've ever owned and its the best car I've owned. I have had several luxury vehicles and am a chauffeur by trade. I have over 250000 miles on it and you would never be able to t...
December 07, 2011
2003 Mercedes-Benz S430
I have major suspension problems and the trunk looks open all the time.I have had to repair the suspention/ air shocks 3 times at $4,500 a whoop! There should have been a recall on the suspension s...