2004 Mercedes-Benz S600 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2004 Mercedes-Benz S600
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2004 Mercedes-Benz S600 ProblemsRough Running Motor/Lack of Power Due to Coil Pack/Ignition Module Failure
Engine misfires (rough running) and lack of power are commonly caused by ignition coil pack or ignition module faults. Proper diagnoses should isolate the cause and prevent unnecessary replacement of good parts.
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 evaporator temperature sensor can fail, causing the AC compressor not to cycle. If the AC compressor does not turn on, the AC system will not blow cold air. If the compressor is stuck on, the air will be very cold at first, before warming up.
2004 Mercedes-Benz S600 QuestionsAre there any recall for this car? (1 answer)
on a 2004 mercedes s600
Replaced the coil pack with same result. Spark plugs on #6 showed some
oil. One plug was carbon fouled. Any suggestions what to check for the oil.
2004 Mercedes-Benz S600 RecallsIncorrect Software Calibration May Cause Fuel Pump to Remain Powered in a Collision
There is a faulty software calibration that affects several areas including shutting off the fuel supply in a collision. This could cause a fire hazard during an accident. Dealers will reprogram this software. The Mercedes-Benz recall number is 2008 070001. This recall began during August, 2008.
The hose may corrode due to extensive exposure to humidity. This may cause fluid leakage onto the catalytic converter. This would present a fire hazard. Dealers will a new high pressure distrution hose.
The instrument cluster illumination may fail. This may result in difficulty reading the gauges, indicators, and speedometer. Not being able to see the cluster may lead to an accident. Dealers will replace the instrument cluster modules. This recall started on September 29, 2006.