The HVAC blower motor may fail. This is commonly caused by water entry through the cabin air filter areas during heavy rain or snow. Failed blower motors should be replaced. Our technicians tell us there is no special fix for this issue at this time.
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2010 Mercedes-Benz S550
2010 Mercedes-Benz S550 Problems
The engine may develop a stalling and/or no start condition due to a failed crankshaft position sensor.
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.
A vibration felt through the center floor of the vehicle can be caused by driveshaft flex discs, which crack and shred, causing excessive driveshaft movement. Not repairing these can cause damage to the driveshaft center support bearing, or, in the worst case scenario, damage to the transmission or differential.
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.
2010 Mercedes-Benz S550 Questions and Answers
They said I needed to drive car at least 20 miles a day to keep battery charged Is that true. I can the car one day and the next it will not start.
2010 Mercedes-Benz S550 Reviews
2010 Mercedes-Benz S-550 with less than 3000 mi the solid torque strut brushings had to be replaced with hydraulic ones. My car has been in the shop 3 times with less than 5000 miles and the vibration still exist. Mercedes knew the problem existed with no solution yet have not disclosed the problem the public or some of their employees. My car is not worth $100,000 with the existing problem and no resolution. I fear for my safety and everyone in and around my 2010 Mercedes S-550.