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Mercedes-Benz S430 Recalls

Get technical and plain English recall information for 8 Mercedes-Benz S430 recalls between 2000 and 2006. Learn if your Mercedes-Benz S430 is part of a recall and what to do about it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on August 1, 2008

There are several computers in the vehicle and each computer requires proper software to operate the each vehicle system. One particular software calibration on this vehicle was erroneous from the factory and could keep the fuel system powered after an accident. This can cause fuel to continue to flow even after an accident.

Please contact your Mercedes-Benz dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on July 2, 2007
RepairPal Expert Overview on September 29, 2006

The instrument cluster is the component that contains your vehicle's gauges, speedometer, and warning indicators. Mercedes-Benz has found that some instrument clusters have faulty lighting, which makes the gauges and speedometer difficult to read.

Please contact your Mercedes-Benz dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.  

RepairPal Expert Overview on October 18, 2004

The heater and air conditioning system fan is driven by a motor, which may lose power and stop working. 

Please contact your Mercedes-Benz dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you as to what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on August 17, 2004

The trunk lid springs may fail. As a result, the trunk lid will not remain in the open position and could cause injury if it comes down unexpectedly.

Mercedes-Benz will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning August 17, 2004. If your trunk lid will not stay up, or you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It's helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) when you call.

Summary on February 14, 2003
Summary on January 29, 2001
RepairPal Expert Overview on May 22, 2000