Mercedes-Benz S500 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Mercedes-Benz S500
- if I replace my transmission filter and fluid will it stop or improve the slippn
- When I drive my car I hear a loud roaring coming from the left rear
- I have a 2003 s500 amg will the factory wheels from a 2008 s430 fit my car.
- When air is not coming out for a/c-is the blower fan itself that needs replacing
- what does it mean when trunk doesn't open by slade key either.
Mercedes-Benz S500 Problems
Problems with the pneumatic system can cause closing assist and door lock issues.
The door for the vanity mirror (or the frame for the door) can break; due to a redesign, the mirror "cassette" will need replacement.
The relay which turns the airmatic suspension pump on may fail causing the pump to run continuously. This can result in failure of the pump motor or a dead battery as the pump motor will continue to run after the car is turned off. Also, Worn airmatic pump mount bushings can causes noises in the front axle while driving on bumpy roads or a buzzing noise while the pump is running.
Mercedes-Benz S500 Questions
When I turn on A/C it blows cool at my feet-but when I adjust speed-nothing blows out. It comes on-but not blowing-fan is not working-nothing coming out of vents (but it's cool-just no air coming out).
Brought a new key (automatic key/with slade key) from dealer over a year ago-trunk has not open for over a month now. Automatic key still locks and open doors for the rest of the car-the trunk is not operable-any suggestions?
Whenever I unlock car and open door mirror will open out, mirror just stopped opening out.
Mercedes-Benz S500 Recalls
There is a faulty software calibration that affects several areas including shutting off the fuel supply in a collision. This could cause a fire hazard during an accident. Dealers will reprogram this software. The Mercedes-Benz recall number is 2008 070001. This recall began during August, 2008.
The hose may corrode due to extensive exposure to humidity. This may cause fluid leakage onto the catalytic converter. This would present a fire hazard. Dealers will a new high pressure distrution hose.
The instrument cluster illumination may fail. This may result in difficulty reading the gauges, indicators, and speedometer. Not being able to see the cluster may lead to an accident. Dealers will replace the instrument cluster modules. This recall started on September 29, 2006.
Mercedes-Benz S500 Reviews
I have a 95 s500, were does power steering fluid go, were do I add it. What type is used.
My 96 S500 Mercedes Benz Sedan out ranks any Mercedes on the road. There will never b a car like this that comes off the assembly line. I really can understand why this was a special edition, people want to catch me on the road or pass me by just to admire the big body Benz.
Mercedes Benz automobiles are a real joke. I have two of them and they are always in the shop. Great for the mechanics but not the owners. For what these overpriced vehicles cost, they should easily last 250k miles. Yet, they fall apart starting at about 80k. If you add up the covered and uncovered costs for repairs on my 2000, S-500, it would be well over $25,000. IMH, Mercedes Benz over engin...