The S Class by Mercedes-Benz is a line of large luxury sedans produced by the German auto maker from 2005-2013. Mercedes-Benz is well known for their commitment to manufacturing top quality luxury vehicles with eye-catching style and elegance. Although Mercedes-Benz vehicles usually are dependable, safe automobiles, some Mercedes-Benz owners have issues with their W 221 S Class sedans. Here are a few examples:
Intermittent Climate Control Problems: Some W221 S Class owners experience problems with their dual climate control system, with the hot air coming from one side of the vehicle’s vent and cold air from the other side at the same time.
Airmatic Problems: The air suspension system on the Mercedes-Benz S Class has failed at times, leaving the vehicle with no air suspension on either the front or rear and the vehicle become unfit to drive.
Steering Wheel Vibrations: Vibration in the steering wheel and column and a constant shimmy are safety hazards some Mercedes-Benz owners encounter with their vehicles.
Rough Idling: Some W221 S Class sedans have problems with rough idling at low RPM’s. If the vehicle is not in park, occupants of the vehicle may experience a ‘kick’ as the vehicle accelerates.
Transmission Problems: Hard shifting and jerking sensations are reported by Mercedes-Benz owners that experience issues with their transmissions.
If your encounter any of these problems with your Mercedes-Benz W221 S Class sedan, your best course of action is to visit your nearby Mercedes-Benz service center for an evaluation. The helpful service professionals are committed to customer satisfaction and will quickly diagnose your vehicle’s issue and create a plan to implement the correct repairs to return your Mercedes to top form as quickly as possible.
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