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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 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.

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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.

An error message came on, something about needing to format something.

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2006 Mercedes-Benz S500 Reviews

the transmission has bad problems MB will not support. Overall a classic.

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