1997 Mercedes-Benz S600 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 Mercedes-Benz S600

The active body control system can leak fluid from numerous areas, including the tandem pump, hydraulic lines, struts, and/or seals. If it is not repaired, the vehicle ride height could drop too low and cause damage to the undercarriage.

The brakes may begin to squeak at about the 50 percent wear point. This is due to the size and material used for the brake pads and rotors.  The brake rotor surfaces become uneven, causing a lip to form at the outer edge. This will generally require replacement of the rotors when the pads are worn (pad life varies depending on driving style and terrain).

As brake fluid becomes dirty over time, it can cause a failure of the anti-lock brake system (ABS) modulator assembly. Our technicians recommend a complete brake system flush every two years to help prevent this issue.

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my vehicle is not in use a lot i recently drove it and noticed oil leaking from the bottom of my front doors please advice thank u

I have replaced many brake pads on many vehicles, but not on Mercedes, do I need special tools

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