2006 Mercedes-Benz S500 4MATIC Repair and Maintenance

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

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.

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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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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