Mercedes-Benz Maybach S550 Shock Absorber Replacement at your home or office.

Our mobile mechanics offer services 7 days a week. Upfront and transparent pricing.

Estimate price near me

Service Location

Customer Ratings

(11)

Included for free with this service

Online Booking

Mechanic comes to you

12-month / 12k-mile warranty

Free 50 point safety inspection

Our certified mobile mechanics can come to your home or office 7 days a week between 7 AM and 9 PM.

Customer Ratings

(11)

Shock Absorber Replacement Service

How much does a Shock Absorber Replacement cost?

On average, the cost for a Mercedes-Benz Maybach S550 Shock Absorber Replacement is $1179 with $875 for parts and $304 for labor. Prices may vary depending on your location.

CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
2017 Mercedes-Benz Maybach S550V8-4.7L TurboService typeShock Absorber - Front ReplacementEstimate$2347.55Shop/Dealer Price$2836.96 - $4188.16
2017 Mercedes-Benz Maybach S550V8-4.7L TurboService typeShock Absorber - Rear ReplacementEstimate$3354.07Shop/Dealer Price$4148.65 - $6460.28
Show example Mercedes-Benz Maybach S550 Shock Absorber Replacement prices

What is the Shock Absorber all about?

Shock absorbers are attached to the vehicle body and suspension components. They are used to absorb road shock, providing a smooth ride. Most cars made after 1995 have shock absorbers in the back wheels and strut assembly in the front. Older cars and trucks may have shock absorbers at all four wheels.

Shock absorbers are basically cylindrical containers filled with gas or liquid. They are mounted from the suspension to the frame of the car. When you drive over a bump, the pistons inside the shocks move up and down against the liquid or gas.

Shock absorbers take a beating day after day, especially on bumpy roads. The gas or liquid will eventually leak, resulting in an unstable or rugged ride. With worn shock absorbers, it is possible that the tires could lose contact with the road and/or wear out prematurely.

Keep in mind:

Shock absorbers are always replaced in pairs (either both front or both rear).

How it's done:

  • Verify that the shock absorbers are bad.
  • Remove and replace the faulty shock absorbers.
  • Inspect the suspension system for any other worn or damaged parts.
  • Test drive vehicle.

Our recommendation:

It is a good practice to replace the shock absorbers every 35,000 miles. You can easily find out if you need new shocks by doing a bounce test. Go to the rear corner of your car and push down on the rear of the car. If your car bounces up and down a few times, it is time to change the shock absorbers.

What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the Shock Absorber?

  • Unstable, bouncy ride.
  • Tires losing contact with the road.
  • Hard impact when you drive over a bump.
  • Leaking fluid.

How important is this service?

Shock absorbers exist at both rear wheels, and sometimes the front wheels as well. The shock absorbers attach the suspension to the body of your car, and feature pistons that are filled with gas or liquid. As your vehicle rides over the bumps and rough conditions of the road, the suspension is subject to a lot of shock. This shock moves the pistons, but the gas or liquid in the pistons helps absorb the impact, and lessen the shock that is then transferred to the body of the vehicle. As a result, the shock absorbers keep your ride relatively smooth and comfortable.

When the shock absorbers malfunction or leak, they will be unable to absorb any of the shock from the road, and all of the impact on the suspension will be transferred to the body of the car. This not only makes for an uncomfortable ride, but can also cause damage to numerous different components in your vehicle.

Fast and easy service at your home or office

Backed by 12-month, 12.000-mile guarantee


Meet some of our expert Mercedes-Benz mechanics

Real customer reviews from Mercedes-Benz owners like you.

Excellent Rating

(11)

Rating Summary
11
0
0
0
0
11
0
0
0
0

Maxwell

18 years of experience
390 reviews
Maxwell
18 years of experience
Mercedes-Benz S550 V8-5.5L - Shock Absorber Replacement (Front) - Houston, Texas
Excellent

Bryan

5 years of experience
64 reviews
Bryan
5 years of experience
Mercedes-Benz S430 V8-4.3L - Shock Absorber Replacement (Front) - Inglewood, California
He paid attention to detail as well as showed empathy towards our deepest concerns ! Overall we want to thank management for selecting Bryan as our mechanic on Saturday ! Going forward please send him for our needs !

Dan

39 years of experience
965 reviews
Dan
39 years of experience
Mercedes-Benz SLK350 V6-3.5L - Shock Absorber Replacement (Rear) - Alpharetta, Georgia
Second time - Great work again.

Bryan

5 years of experience
64 reviews
Bryan
5 years of experience
Mercedes-Benz E430 V8-4.3L - Shock Absorber Replacement (Rear) - Torrance, California
Excellent service!

Excellent Rating

(11)

Rating Summary
11
0
0
0
0
11
0
0
0
0
Number of Mercedes-Benz Shock Absorber Replacement services completed
121+
services done by our mechanics
TOTAL NUMBER OF EXPERT Mercedes-Benz MECHANICS
1000+
experts on our platform

Recent articles & questions

Understanding Main Gears Vs. Planetary Gears
Aspiring Aspiring mechanics spend hours learning about how main gears and planetary gears work in a car transmission, so a full dissertation simply isn’t possible within this relatively brief article. If you’re curious about how they work, though, this brief...
P2141 OBD-II Trouble Code: Exhaust Gas Recirculation Throttle Control Circuit Low
P2141 P2141 code definition Exhaust Gas Recirculation Throttle Control Circuit Low What the P2141 code means P2141 is an OBD-II generic code for the engine control module (ECM) detecting the exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) control valve circuit is low. This...
The Guide To Colored Curb Zones in Rhode Island
Rhode Rhode Island parking laws: understanding the basics Drivers in Rhode Island need to be aware of the parking laws in their state and community. Failure to abide by the parking laws could mean fines, and it could mean your...

Keep needing new headlight bulbs, why is this happening?

Hello, replacing bulbs frequently can be bothersome. A couple of reasons come to mind. If you are using the cheapest bulbs possible, the cheap filaments may just be failing. Trying a good quality bulb may be a good start. You...

Rain water getting into the car

The water leaking into your front floor is most likely coming from the sun roof. The sun roof has two water drains. Each drain runs next to the windshield, inside of the left and right side pillars, called the A...

what type of oil can be used for V6 Hyundai sonata 2004

The Hyundai owner's manual (https://justgivemethedamnmanual.com/wp-content/plugins/pdfjs-viewer-shortcode/pdfjs/web/viewer.php?file=https://justgivemethedamnmanual.com/manuals/2004_hyundai_sonata.pdf&download=true&print=true&openfile=false) specifies a wide range of oil viscosities for this vehicle. See page 6-5 at the foregoing link for full details. Overall, you will be OK with 5W-30. Synthetic oil is always preferred. The stalling could...

How can we help?

Our service team is available 7 days a week, Monday - Friday from 6 AM to 5 PM PST, Saturday - Sunday 7 AM - 4 PM PST.

1 (855) 347-2779 · hi@yourmechanic.com