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Mercedes-Benz S500 Car Problems

Command, Voice Control, PSE, & Tele Aid Modules and CD Changers Are All Prone to Failure on Mercedes-Benz S500

Problem Description and Solution

CD changers, command units, voice control units, PSE units, and Tele Aid units are prone to failure, especially in early models.

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Problem Data

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Average mileage: 106,796 (45,000–166,000)
7 model years affected: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, more2004, 2005, 2006

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Brake problem? Or maybe a faulty head gasket cylinder?
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Bought the car a year ago used and the CD changer won't eject and the console won't acknowledge the changer exists. No voice control anywhere to speak of.
The Command Console just stopped working, won't turn on. Taking to the shop today. What should I expect? Bought it two days ago.
CD changer in Control panel just shuts down then the whole control panel needs to be stopped and restarted for it to work again. I haven't had it diagnose because I am broke from fixing airmatic suspension issues with just one strut.