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 Problems

Airmatic Pump Motor May Fail Due to Sticking Relay

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.

Command, Voice Control, PSE, & Tele Aid Modules and CD Chnagers Are All Prone to Failure

CD changers, command units, voice control units, PSE units, and Tele Aid units are prone to failure, especially in early models.

"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.

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2006 Mercedes-Benz S430 Reviews

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Its a great car!
I love my S430. I think the body styling as well as the sleek interior cannot be duplicated. It looks, both inside and out, more elegant than the new, more aggressive S series. It ages well, and with proper service and maintenance, it can be a dream to drive.

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