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Mercedes-Benz S420 Steering Dampening Shock Will Leak Fluid When it Fails

Mercedes-Benz S420 Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999

Average Mileage: 164,150 mi (138,000 mi - 190,300 mi)


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.

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