2010 Mercedes-Benz S550 4MATIC Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2010 Mercedes-Benz S550 4MATIC
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2010 Mercedes-Benz S550 4MATIC ProblemsTransmission May not Shift into Drive Due to Failed Selector Module
The transmission drive selector module may fail resulting in the loss of gear selection capability. This condition can leave the vehicle stranded, and will require replacement of the drive selector module.
The Mercedes Benz S550 $Matic may have engine oil seeping or leaking from the back of the cylinder heads. This is commonly misdiagnosed as leaking valve covers.
On the back of the cylinder heads there are three, in total, plastic expansion plugs that plug access ports to the camshafts. These plugs are well known for seeping oil, and leaking if left unattended. The oil will run down the back of the engine and eventually make it to the ground.
Replacement of these three plastic plugs is extremely simple, and should be done as regular maintenance. The recommended interval for replacement is every 60,000 miles.
2010 Mercedes-Benz S550 4MATIC Questionsmy hazard flashing lights stopped working. (2 answers)
where can i find the meaning of warning lights on the dashboard