2009 Mercedes-Benz S550 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2009 Mercedes-Benz S550
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2009 Mercedes-Benz S550 ProblemsBrake Pads & Rotors May Wear After 20,000 Miles
As a way to increase braking performance, the brake pads and rotors are make of a softer material and may be in need of replacement after approximately 20,000 miles; owners should be vigilant about getting their brakes checked.
The camshaft adjuster solenoid (which is related to the variable valve timing system) may fail or timing chain/balance shaft components may wear, resulting in illumination of the Check Engine Light and various drivability issues. Mercedes-Benz has released a service bulletin outlining specific repair instructions depending on fault codes stored.
The engine may develop a stalling and/or no start condition due to a failed crankshaft position sensor.
2009 Mercedes-Benz S550 QuestionsI have done the70.000 mile service I just need to know how to reset the light (1 answer)
I think it should be a quieter ride and not sound like a turbo humming
2009 Mercedes-Benz S550 RecallsDoor Locks May Not Operate As Expected
During production, on fifty-four Mercedes S-Class models, the front and rear door locks may have been mistakenly interchanged. This means that a rear passenger could open the rear door with a simple pull of the interior door handle, and the front passenger could not open by pulling on the interior handle. This situation could affect the safe exiting of the vehicle in a crash or protection against the accidental opening of the rear door by a child. Dealers will inspect the part numbers on all door locks and replace any that are incorrect. The recall began on March 27, 2009. The Mercedes-Benz recall number is 2009030001.