1996 Mercedes-Benz S500 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1996 Mercedes-Benz S500
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1996 Mercedes-Benz S500 ProblemsClosing Assist/Door Lock Issues Due to Pneumatic System Problems
Problems with the pneumatic system can cause closing assist and door lock issues.
The engine wiring can degrade because the insulating material falls off leaving the bare wire exposed. This can cause many problems depending on which wires are exposed and what they touch.
A faulty mass air flow (MAF) sensor can cause erratic/rough engine operation and fuel economy issues. Since this sensor measures the actual amount of air entering the motor, when it fails, the engine control module (ECM) takes the wrong information and delivers incorrect volumes of fuel to the cylinders.
1996 Mercedes-Benz S500 QuestionsMy 96 mb 500 sl quickly overheated after gasing up within 8 miles blew the motor (1 answer)
first the ac failed and then the oil light whent on and the temperature guage off the chart within a few minutes from being stopped. The car had been hit the prior day and I need to confirm the relationship for the insurance to pay. Please Help!
Went through two containers of coolant after seeing white steam come from exhaust. No oil/coolant mix as of yet. Haappened during hard exceleration. Drove home and refilled,two containers leaked out within 15 minutes.
No blown fuses for seats or side mirrors as well as tilt and telescoping steering wheel. Worked once and then not since.