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Mercedes-Benz S500 Problems

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Most Common Mercedes-Benz S500 Problems

Problems with the pneumatic system can cause closing assist and door lock issues.
The relay which turns the airmatic suspension pump on may fail causing the pump to run continuously.
The door for the vanity mirror (or the frame for the door) can break; due to a redesign, the mirror "cassette" will need replacement.
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2 Known Mercedes-Benz S500 Brake Problems

6 Known Mercedes-Benz S500 Drive Train Problems

6 Known Mercedes-Benz S500 Electrical & Lights Problems

10 Known Mercedes-Benz S500 Engine Problems

1 Known Mercedes-Benz S500 Exhaust & Emissions Problem

6 Known Mercedes-Benz S500 Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

10 Known Mercedes-Benz S500 Miscellaneous Problems

8 Known Mercedes-Benz S500 Suspension & Steering Problems

49 Known Mercedes-Benz S500 Problems

Years to Avoid
Based on owner-submitted report and recall notices, Mercedes-Benz S500 years 1996, 1994, and 1999 are the most likely to experience problems.
1996 Mercedes-Benz S500
1994 Mercedes-Benz S500
1999 Mercedes-Benz S500
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