2006 Mercedes-Benz S500 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2006 Mercedes-Benz S500
2006 Mercedes-Benz S500 Problems
The door for the vanity mirror (or the frame for the door) can break; due to a redesign, the mirror "cassette" will need replacement.
CD changers, command units, voice control units, PSE units, and Tele Aid units are prone to failure, especially in early models.
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).
2006 Mercedes-Benz S500 Questions
Trunk opens normally with key fob or door switch but only stays open for 5 to 10 seconds then closes on its own. First reasonably slow/soft then quite firmly when the trunk assist engages.
locks on all doors are functional,key fob works on all doors but right rear will not open.
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