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I have a CLS550 I was driving on the Interstate and Suddenly my car gave me a message saying pull over stop driving car too low wh
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Thinking of switching to 22" Rims & Tires, How much would it effect the ride and do need to do any modifications?
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My RPassenger window did not work. I had it fixed. shortly after neither of my rear windows will work from the or the front and
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Can I put the 2013 Mercedes benz S550 on my 2007 Mercedes benz S550?
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Camshaft position sensors control what part of engine
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I have a 2008 s550 Mercedes Benz. I'm having a hesitant/vibration in between shifts at a moderate acceleration.
Hello. The most common cause of this is a failure in the drive shaft coupling. The coupling begins to fail and this occurs. I would have this checked by a shop that specializes in this as it can be difficult...
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fuel sending unit
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Do I repair my car or sell it?
Hi There, The car is a definitely worth fixing. If you have the vehicle towed to a dealer, it is likely they will charge you for the repairs or subtract the cost of the repairs from the offer they make...
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I would like to improve performance and MPG, Is a performance chip a good option for my 2008 S550?
Hi Eric. Thanks for contacting us tonight. Unfortunately, answering questions about aftermarket add-on's is not what we offer here at YourMechanic.com. We focus on providing tips for OEM service, repairs, and maintenance. It's probably best for you to consult with...
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Vibration in drive shaft 2011 Mercedes S550
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Metal fragments in Transmission fluid
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My 2007 s550 at times when driving 40 mile or less it go into gear 4 and 5 and won't regulate back to the proper gear what is wron
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ESP stability control light is on.
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Brake pads and rotors
You should be able to replace just the pads as with any other vehicle as long as the rotors are still in good condition. Typically, when the rotors are warped or do not otherwise provide a smooth surface for the...
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car has slipped out of gear a few times and turned off
Hi Edward. Thanks for contacting us today. There could be multiple issues causing the problems you are experiencing with your Mercedes-Benz. In most cases, when an automatic transmission slips out of gear, it's an indication of a rather serious internal...
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My s550 4matic due service shortly what kind a cost should i brace for
Hi Everton. Thanks for contacting us tonight. One of the best tools we have on our website is the free scheduled maintenance tool, which will list the recommended maintenance based on the mileage of your vehicle. Since we don't know...
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Load woo noise rear passenger side. Car has new rear tires, and rides smooth. Is it a bad bearing?
I suggest having a mechanic ride with you and see if it is one of the rear tires or the bearings are noisey. I suspect the bearing is noisey unles noise started right after the new tires were installed. ...
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A mercedes dealership has said I need a new transmission for my 2007 s550. Approx what should that cost for parts and labor?
Hi there. Unless the mechanic completing the transmission replacement is a certified Mercedes-Benz technician, this is not a repair that any reputable mechanic should complete. Mercedes mechanical components are incredibly specialized; which is why certification is required to service them....

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