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

Vanity Mirror Door May Break

The door for the vanity mirror (or the frame for the door) can break; due to a redesign, the mirror "cassette" will need replacement.

Cracked Driveshaft Flex Discs May Cause Driveshaft Movement/Vibration

A vibration felt through the center floor of the vehicle can be caused by driveshaft flex discs, which crack and shred, causing excessive driveshaft movement. Not repairing these can cause damage to the driveshaft center support bearing, or, in the worst case scenario, damage to the transmission or differential.

Buttons on temperature control assemblies work erratically due to wear of parts in control head
Due to wear of mechanical parts in the control head, the buttons on temperature control assemblies work erratically or not at all. These control heads need to be replaced for this concern or when the display screen starts to fade out.

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2003 Mercedes-Benz S500 4MATIC Questions

everything in my car turn on except it wont crank over (1 answer)

it wont turn on or crank over but everything works

sir,new compreesor fix new reciver drier fix cooling is front and rear is ok.but (1 answer)

when i start blower then compressor is on.and ac switch(on off)is off.what reasons.pls help me.

Battery Replacement on S500 (1 answer)

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...

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2003 Mercedes-Benz S500 4MATIC Reviews

great vehical
noisey front right suspenssion ( strut)
undercarriage thumping and vibration noted when turning slowly ang upon initial accelleration.

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