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Mercedes-Benz S430 Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your Mercedes-Benz S430

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a Mercedes-Benz S430 is between $981 and $1200 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

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Mercedes-Benz S430
scores in the most expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$1090
Annual Repair Cost
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CD changers, command units, voice control units, PSE units, and Tele Aid units are prone to failure, especially in early models.
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 ...
The door for the vanity mirror (or the frame for the door) can break; due to a redesign, the mirror "cassette" will need replacement.
I don't want staggered rims; just all the same size all around. I have low profile 225/35/R20 tires.
I purchased the 2001 s430 from Florida but i live in New York. I noticed a navigation cd inside o...
It does it on every ride and every start
MERCEDES-BENZ IS RECALLING MY 2006-2008 M-CLASS, R-CLASS, MY 2005-2009 SLK-CLASS, MY 2005-2008 C-...
ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, CORROSION MAY OCCUR IN THE INNER STEEL PORTIONS OF THE ACTIVE BODY CONTROL'S...
ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER IS EXPERIENCING ELECTRICAL MALFUNCTIONS. THE INSTRUM...
Overall Score (22 Reviews)
April 20, 2015
2001 Mercedes-Benz S430
Bought a 2001 S430 used. I've had four MBZ, 1979 240D, 1980 280SE, '82 380SEL. A 1983 380SL which I still have which has nearly 300,000 miles. The 2001 is pathetic. Repairs constantly, AC is inte...
January 15, 2015
2004 Mercedes-Benz S430
The worse car I have ever had. Don't buy from Drive Time Car Dealership because they scammed me with this car that I did not want and because I went in there alone I had no idea what to ask for. I'...
October 21, 2014
2005 Mercedes-Benz S430
What a crap. My 2005 MB S430 has 81K. I have had nothing but problems, one after the other. Instrument cluster and command & control had to be replaced three times. Transmission controller module n...