2000 Mercedes-Benz S500 Repair and Maintenance Costs
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2000 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 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.
The door for the vanity mirror (or the frame for the door) can break; due to a redesign, the mirror "cassette" will need replacement.
2000 Mercedes-Benz S500 Questionswhy wont my fob key come out of ignition (1 answer)
car wont start and key fob wont come out and stuck in park car has been sitting for 2 years started it about 2 days ago drove it for 3 weeks until now it wont start at all or even turn over no lights nothing had to get battery charged and my fobkey wont come out help please
transmission slips and has erratic shifts thinking about changing it
my engine fan want cut on, No power at fan
Fuess are good! Switch relay around
Also a/c is not working
Is something wrong in the Left front sam?
2000 Mercedes-Benz S500 RecallsMercedes Recalls Multiple 2000-2004 Vehicles Due to Leaking Active Body Control Hose
The hose may corrode due to extensive exposure to humidity. This may cause fluid leakage onto the catalytic converter. This would present a fire hazard. Dealers will a new high pressure distrution hose.
The instrument cluster illumination may fail. This may result in difficulty reading the gauges, indicators, and speedometer. Not being able to see the cluster may lead to an accident. Dealers will replace the instrument cluster modules. This recall started on September 29, 2006.
The HVAC blower motor may lose power because the fuse for the circuit may lose contact. This is due to a flaw in the plastic holder that secures the fuse that protects this circuit. If the fan stops working, you may not be able to clear fog and frost off of your windshield. If visibility is reduced, you could be at risk of getting into an accident. Dealers will install new blower motor fuse holders. This recall began during October 2004. The Mercedes-Benz recall number is 2004 070010.