» »

Problems for specific Mercedes-Benz S550 years:

Car problem reports

Report A Problem

Problem with your car? See what our experts say or submit your own.

Most reported Mercedes-Benz S550 problems

 

Verified for the Mercedes-Benz S550

The HVAC blower motor may fail. This is commonly caused by water entry through the cabin air filter areas during heavy rain or snow. Failed blower motors should be replaced. Our technicians tell us there is no special fix for this issue at this time.

30 Reports
Me Too

Verified for the Mercedes-Benz S550

The engine may develop a stalling and/or no start condition due to a failed crankshaft position sensor.

12 Reports
Me Too

Verified for the Mercedes-Benz S550

A vibration felt through the center floor of the vehicle can be caused by driveshaft flex discs, which crack and shred, causing excessive driveshaft movement. Not repairing these can cause damage to the driveshaft center support bearing, or, in the worst case scenario, damage to the transmission or differential.

12 Reports
Me Too

Verified for the Mercedes-Benz S550

The camshaft adjuster solenoid (which is related to the variable valve timing system) may fail or timing chain/balance shaft components may wear, resulting in illumination of the Check Engine Light and various drivability issues. Mercedes-Benz has released a service bulletin outlining specific repair instructions depending on fault codes stored.

12 Reports
Me Too

Verified for the Mercedes-Benz S550

As a way to increase braking performance, the brake pads and rotors are make of a softer material and may be in need of replacement after approximately 20,000 miles; owners should be vigilant about getting their brakes checked.

8 Reports
Me Too

Reported by carquest motors and 6 others for the Mercedes-Benz S550

losing washer fluild on left side on car leaking where is the leak

7 Reports
Me Too

Verified for the Mercedes-Benz S550

It is not uncommon to encounter premature failure of the anti-lock brake system (ABS) modulator assembly due to dirty brake fluid. Our technicians recommend flushing the brake fluid every two years in order to help prevent this problem.

5 Reports
Me Too
Ask a Question
More about this car