2006 Mercedes-Benz S430 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2006 Mercedes-Benz S430
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2006 Mercedes-Benz S430 ProblemsCD Changers and Command/Voice Control/PSE/Tele Aid Units May Fail
CD changers, command units, voice control units, PSE units, and Tele Aid units are prone to failure, especially in early models.
A vibration felt through the center floor of the vehicle can be caused by cracked and/or shredded driveshaft flex discs, resulting in excessive driveshaft movement. If not repaired, damage to the driveshaft center support bearing, transmission, or differential can occur.
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.
2006 Mercedes-Benz S430 QuestionsCommand navigation does not retain addresses; what are my options? (1 answer)
My 2006 S430 MBZ has only 50 k miles and over all is in excellent shape.