2003 Mercedes-Benz S500 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2003 Mercedes-Benz S500
- had to jump s500 2003! display reads pre-safe unavailable! seem to start right
- the screen for the radio and navi works only when it wants
- Car stalls and hesitates after running, changed Air flow Senor 2 X and still
- installed a\c compressor
- my 93 s500 mercedes is stuck in limp mode. is this a major repair?
2003 Mercedes-Benz S500 Problems
Problems with the pneumatic system can cause closing assist and door lock issues.
The door for the vanity mirror (or the frame for the door) can break; due to a redesign, the mirror "cassette" will need replacement.
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.
2003 Mercedes-Benz S500 Questions
at times it shows perfectly but most times it all scrambled
I start the car, no problem, when I stop at a light or in traffic and then I step on the gas it stalls or hesitates. Then the check engine light comes on, I go to mechanic and computer show a #104, we change the air flow sensor, two days later same thing happens, go back to mechanic computer sho...
I blew my cigarett lighter fuse on my 03 S500, where is it located and how do I replace it? I look in the fuse box under the hood but I didn't see it.
Thanks in advance.
2003 Mercedes-Benz S500 Recalls
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 trunk lid springs could fail in the closed position. If the trunk lid is manually lifted, it may not remain in the open position and could cause injury if it comes down unexpectedly. Dealers will replace both trunk lid springs to correct this concern. The Mercedes-Benz recall number is 2004 050015.