2006 Mercedes-Benz S500 4MATIC Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2006 Mercedes-Benz S500 4MATIC

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2006 Mercedes-Benz S500 4MATIC
$
96
to $
123
2006 Mercedes-Benz S500 4MATIC
$
96
to $
123
2006 Mercedes-Benz S500 4MATIC
$
118
to $
150
2006 Mercedes-Benz S500 4MATIC
$
262
to $
388
2006 Mercedes-Benz S500 4MATIC
$
537
to $
983

2006 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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2006 Mercedes-Benz S500 4MATIC Questions

how to replace the trunk power lifts? trunk will not open correctly (2 answers)

What causes the car to periodically not start and die while running at a light? (1 answer)

It takes a few attempts to start on occasion. The battery and alternator are good. Most times it starts and runs fine. Also, the car once died while waiting for a stop light. Then it started fine right after that. Could it be the grounding cable or some other connection? Suggestions on potential ...

All my electrical is going haywire and screen flashing display not good (1 answer)

all my electrical is going haywire and screen flashing display not good. lights,door locks, ignition,

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