2011 Mercedes-Benz S550 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2011 Mercedes-Benz S550
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2011 Mercedes-Benz S550 Problems
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.
2011 Mercedes-Benz S550 Questions
I have a 2011 S550. I know for sure it sat for weeks without use prior to buying it and had "hard starting" reported. I have a recurring "dead battery" like failure where the car won't start. Dealer has been good, but baffled. The main battery, starter, alternator, reg...
When on a highway drive lasting more than 1 hour, my heat and A/C system seems to shut down. The blowers won't work and adjusting the temp. has no effect. Must turn off car, let it sit for a while and restart it. The systems then work, at least for a while. My dealer has not been able to find...
2011 Mercedes-Benz S550 Recalls
Due to a manufacturing defect, a crack can develop on the fuel filter when the vehicle is operated in high temperatures. This crack can result in a fuel leak, increasing the risk of a fire. Dealers will replace the fuel filter to correct this concern.
The tire pressure monitoring system warning light may not come on or stay on for appropriate lengths of time. Dealers will reprogram the tire pressure monitoring unit free of charge to resolve the concern.
2011 Mercedes-Benz S550 Reviews
I love this car and am very happy I bought it BUT I am concerned. 1 - The clutch pads may have a problem (transmission "kicks" in low gear up a hill) and 2 - the exhaust seems loud. I have less that 1,000 miles on the car so I'll take some responsibility for learning how to drive this car but I am concerned. This is the most comfortable car I have ever owned and I love the creature features. Co...
I agree with the writer in Atanta - that "kick" in low gear up the slightest of incline drives me crazy ! My other issues are the lack of side sunshades, the back seats not being heated, and not enough back-up cameras. It is a great car and I love the smooth ride and the interior and exterior styling. I compare heavily to the BMW 750IL that I drove 10 years prior. I also got used to free servic...