1998 Mercedes-Benz S500 Repair and Maintenance
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1998 Mercedes-Benz S500 ProblemsClosing Assist/Door Lock Issues Due to Pneumatic System Problems
Problems with the pneumatic system can cause closing assist and door lock issues.
The crankshaft position sensor may fail. Symptoms of this are: The engine will crank—but not start—especially when the engine is warm. The car may start again if it is left to cool off, but it may run roughly or have poor performance.
The engine wiring can degrade because the insulating material falls off leaving the bare wire exposed. This can cause many problems depending on which wires are exposed and what they touch.
1998 Mercedes-Benz S500 QuestionsDoes do not close inside buttons do not work (1 answer)
Power door locks and trunk lid do not close with key or button on dash
My ac when turned off will still blow out the side vents, then when I close the side vents my defroster blowers start running ? I'm not sure if this can damage my car in the future . And ... When I turn my car off the ac will continue to blow for another 10-15 seconds . does anyone have an an...