1998 Mercedes-Benz S500 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1998 Mercedes-Benz S500
1998 Mercedes-Benz S500 Problems
Problems with the pneumatic system can cause closing assist and door lock issues.
The crankshaft position sensor may fail. Symptoms of this are: The engine will crank—but not start—especially when the engine is warm. The car may start again if it is left to cool off, but it may run roughly or have poor performance.
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.
1998 Mercedes-Benz S500 Questions
The car runs superbly right until the moment-usually at a traffic light, that the engine very unceremoniously and without shudder or miss, dies. The car starts right back up as if nothing happened, but it is becoming more and more frequent. Replaced the main engine wiring harness, electronic th...
Engine light just went on ? Engine runs a little rough - but once warmed up - she runs fine ?? Engine light is on when car is running ????
1998 Mercedes-Benz S500 Reviews
Runs good but needed oil valves and new rear suspension.