Brake Pads & Rotors May Wear After 20,000 Miles on 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.

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Average mileage: 40,973 (18,892–90,000)
5 model years affected: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, more2011
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2011 Mercedes-Benz S550 18,892 mi,
Rotors bad, driving wheel shakes, but brake pads OK. $600 to fix it
2008 Mercedes-Benz S550 27,000 mi,
pads and new rotors $1500
2007 Mercedes-Benz S550 28,000 mi,
Rotors and rear pads bad at 25,000. Replaced for $600.00