A fluid leak from the front of the vehicle may be a result of a worn steering dampening shock. Our technicians tell us that if a leak is noted from the dampening shock it should be replaced.
Car Problem Reports
Mercedes-Benz S420 Steering Dampening Shock Will Leak Fluid When it Fails
Mercedes-Benz S420 Problem
Average Mileage: 164,150 mi (138,000 mi - 190,300 mi)
Visitor, 1998 Mercedes-Benz S420, 138,000 mi
power steering fluid leaks, I was told that both front and rear seals are leaking