Mercedes-Benz S550 4MATIC Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Mercedes-Benz S550 4MATIC

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Mercedes-Benz S550 4MATIC Problems

Transmission May not Shift into Drive Due to Failed Selector Module

The transmission drive selector module may fail resulting in the loss of gear selection capability. This condition can leave the vehicle stranded, and will require replacement of the drive selector module.

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Mercedes-Benz S550 4MATIC Recalls

Front Seat Belts Installed In Reverse Locations

The front seat belts may be installed in reverse locations; the left side belt may be located on the right, and the right side belt may be located on the left. Dealers will inspect the installation and correct them as necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.

Potential Fuel Leak

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.

Tire Pressure Monitoring System Malfunctions

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.

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Mercedes-Benz S550 4MATIC Reviews

car has winning noise, also steering wheel rattles when making lft turn...
09/20/2012 2012 S550 4 Matic. Second time in the shop. 1st problem - the heated steering wheel didn't work from the beginning had to wait for over a month for a new steering wheel to come. 2nd problem - started at around 7k miles and at least once a week it's loosing power at speeds between 60-80 mph and starts shaking. Took it to the dealer. Transmission problem. Now they are waiting fo...

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