2005 Mercedes-Benz S430 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 Mercedes-Benz S430
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2005 Mercedes-Benz S430 ProblemsAirmatic Pump Motors May Fail Due to Sticking Relays
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.
I have not had this problem fixed. I was wondering if anyone out there had the same problem. I can't get the trunk to open using the key or the remote.
CD changers, command units, voice control units, PSE units, and Tele Aid units are prone to failure, especially in early models.
2005 Mercedes-Benz S430 QuestionsAll tires have been checked but check tire light is on; believe it's a sensor. (1 answer)
my Mercedes has been setting in the garage for a few months and the battery is dead how do I jump it off?
The outside temperature gauge light on the dashboard cluster is out.If this indicating that a fuse is out? If
so, where would I locate the fuse? I did not see anything
about this in the car manuel.
2005 Mercedes-Benz S430 RecallsInstrument 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.