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2005 Mercedes-Benz S430 Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2005 Mercedes-Benz S430

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 2005 Mercedes-Benz S430 is between $981 and $1200 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

Repair Cost Index Score
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2005 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.
Overall (3 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
October 21, 2014
2005 Mercedes-Benz S430
What a crap. My 2005 MB S430 has 81K. I have had nothing but problems, one after the other. Instrument cluster and command & control had to be replaced three times. Transmission controller module n...
June 18, 2013
2005 Mercedes-Benz S430
I have a 2005 MB S 430, Granted it stays in a heated garage and is cleaned all the time.. I have had no problems with this car at all 130,000 miles. Just brakes and tires, reg oil changes. The only...
April 09, 2010
2005 Mercedes-Benz S430
Not what it should be. Over rated. Too costly for every little service. Floor mats are not good....they should be attached to the floor so they do not move. The AC is not very strong ( I live in Fl...