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Mercedes-Benz S600 Recalls

RepairPal Expert Overview on October 3, 2011

The system that monitors tire air pressure may malfunction and not illuminate a warning light all times low pressure is noticed. This can result in unintended low air pressure or imminent tire failure that goes unnoticed.

Mercedes Benz notified owners of affected vehicles starting in September 2014. You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them.

RepairPal Expert Overview on March 27, 2009

On fifty-four Mercedes S-Class models, the door locks may not operate as expected. This situation could affect the safe exiting of the vehicle in a crash or the protection against the accidental opening of the rear door by a child.

We at RepairPal have designated this a high priority recall; the door locks may not operate as expected. 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 February 18, 2009

A front suspension ball joint may fail, resulting in a loss of steering control, increasing the risk of a crash.

Consider this a high priority recall. A front ball joint could fail without warning. 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 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 May 2, 2008

An internal fault with the module that controls certain vehicle functions may cause it to fail, increasing the risk of a crash.

This should be considered a high priority recall; the affected interior control module could fail without warning. 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.

Summary on August 31, 2004
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.