2003 Mercedes-Benz S500 4MATIC Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2003 Mercedes-Benz S500 4MATIC

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2003 Mercedes-Benz S500 4MATIC
$
112
to $
143
2003 Mercedes-Benz S500 4MATIC
$
1,768
to $
2,264
2003 Mercedes-Benz S500 4MATIC
$
200
to $
437
2003 Mercedes-Benz S500 4MATIC
$
172
to $
426
2003 Mercedes-Benz S500 4MATIC
$
290
to $
461

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.

Airmatic 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.

Front Thrust Arm and Control Arm Bushing Can Crack or Tear

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.

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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

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

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