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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 1999 Mercedes-Benz S500

1999 Mercedes-Benz S500

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1999 Mercedes-Benz S500 Problems

Brakes -- Verified

The brakes may begin to squeak at about the 50 percent wear point. This is due to the size and material used for the brake pads and rotors.  The brake rotor surfaces become uneven, causing a lip to form at the outer edge. This will generally require replacement of the rotors when the pads are worn (pad life varies depending on driving style and terrain).

Engine -- Verified

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.

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

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.

Miscellaneous -- Verified

Problems with the pneumatic system can cause closing assist and door lock issues.

Drive Train -- Verified

Leaks may develop from the differential cover and/or seals on high mileage or older vehicles. Our technicians recommend a complete reseal of the differential unit if these leaks are addressed.

1999 Mercedes-Benz S500 Questions and Answers

thadd, 1999 Mercedes-Benz S500, Harrisburg, PA

the noise is coming from the passenger side underneath more so towards the rear tire. Its very loud and it sounds like a annoying jet sound and it stays on all the time. Actually it's a very E...

thadd, 1999 Mercedes-Benz S500, Harrisburg, PA

I have to manually push down and up on all the doors to lock and open, the driver door I have to use the key to open and look. The doors do slowly close with that close assist feature but the trunk...

thadd, 1999 Mercedes-Benz S500, Harrisburg, PA

My 1999 Mercedes s500 noisy fuel pump was replaced but the new one is making the same loud wining noise when it gets hot, they also replaced the fuel filter as well. It's it the type of manufa...

pez-man, 1999 Mercedes-Benz S500, Canyon, TX

the car is running fine except for the check engine light being on. Can i continue to drive it?

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