2003 Mercedes-Benz S500 4MATIC Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2003 Mercedes-Benz S500 4MATIC
2003 Mercedes-Benz S500 4MATIC Problems
The door for the vanity mirror (or the frame for the door) can break; due to a redesign, the mirror "cassette" will need replacement.
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.
Front thrust arm and control arm bushings can crack and sometimes tear completely. If this is not repaired quickly, damage to the front subframe unit will occur, which is very expensive to repair. Updated control arms (that prevent damage to the subframe when the bushings wear out) are available.
2003 Mercedes-Benz S500 4MATIC Questions
it wont turn on or crank over but everything works
when i start blower then compressor is on.and ac switch(on off)is off.what reasons.pls help me.
The manual indicates to remove the screw securing the battery and remove the battery support and bracket. Where are these two items located as there is no apparent screw / bracket on the top side of the battery. However, the battery cannot be moved and is obviously locked in place. There is al...
2003 Mercedes-Benz S500 4MATIC Reviews
undercarriage thumping and vibration noted when turning slowly ang upon initial accelleration.
noisey front right suspenssion ( strut)