2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 Q&A

2000 Mercedes-Benz S430 Question: my whole car is down and the guy who is selling it to me told me its the relay

im trying to buy 2000 s430 but the whole car is down and the seller is telling me its the suspenion relay -
Answer 1
Now think about that ...its just a relay. If it was just a relay why would he not have already put it in to sell the car easier...... -
Comment 1
so what u think is wrong with it -
Comment 2
Its at the ripe age that the compressor could have failed...and if its bad good chance a air strut or struts are bad. Without having it checked its your gamble. Ask him if its just a relay...go ahead and put it in then you might buy it. -
Answer 2
MB are mighty costly to maintain -- when you say "down" it sounds to be problem with airmatic system. car is almost 10yrs old and did i memtnion MB are mighty costly to maintain. In CA advertising new c-class lease @ $349 (their new C is a nice whip - but not an s) -