Mercedes-Benz S500 4MATIC Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Mercedes-Benz S500 4MATIC
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Mercedes-Benz S500 4MATIC ProblemsStalling and/or "Crank no Start" Due to Failed Crankshaft Position Sensor
The engine may develop a stalling and/or no start condition due to a failed crankshaft position sensor.
The evaporator temperature sensor can fail, causing the AC compressor not to cycle. If the AC compressor does not turn on, the AC system will not blow cold air. If the compressor is stuck on, the air will be very cold at first, before warming up.
The door for the vanity mirror (or the frame for the door) can break; due to a redesign, the mirror "cassette" will need replacement.
Mercedes-Benz S500 4MATIC Questionshow to replace the trunk power lifts? trunk will not open correctly (2 answers)
I tried 2 new batteries and no power to car at all.
It takes a few attempts to start on occasion. The battery and alternator are good. Most times it starts and runs fine. Also, the car once died while waiting for a stop light. Then it started fine right after that. Could it be the grounding cable or some other connection? Suggestions on potential ...