hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
76,391 miles

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2006 Mercedes-Benz R350 suspension problems

suspension problem

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2006 Mercedes-Benz R350 Owner Comments (Page 2 of 2)

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problem #5

Jan 132010


  • 85,000 miles


The contact owns a 2006 Mercedes-Benz R 350. The contact stated that the suspension system caused the front end to lean to the right. The contact took the vehicle to a dealer to have the failure diagnosed and the dealer could not determine what caused the suspension to malfunction. The contact also stated that the electrical system caused the exterior and interior lights to malfunction. The contact took the vehicle to a dealer for repairs but the dealer was unable to identify what caused the electrical system to malfunction. The vehicle was repaired however, the contact was unable to provide the exact repairs made to the vehicle. The failure mileage was 85,000. The VIN was not available.

- Chicago, IL, USA

problem #4

Sep 102012


  • 69,000 miles
The contact owns a 2006 Mercedes Benz R350. The contact stated that the frame appeared to be leaning abnormally. The contact also stated that when driving various speeds, she could feel the frame moving around. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic for diagnosis and the contact was informed that there was a defect in the suspension. The manufacturer was notified but offered no assistance. The VIN was unavailable. The failure and current mileage was 69,000.

- Raleigh, NC, USA

problem #3

Nov 052012


  • 80,000 miles
The contact owns a 2006 Mercedes Benz R350. The contact stated that when driving approximately 55 mph or higher, the rear end of the vehicle would lower to the ground. The vehicle was not inspected by a dealer or an independent mechanic. The manufacturer was not contacted. The failure and current mileage were approximately 80,000. The VIN was unavailable.

- Macon, GA, USA

problem #2

Sep 282012

R350 6-cyl

  • 103,468 miles
My wife came out to start the vehicle and noticed the car was leaning severely to one side. The driver front and rear was tilted, something I never witnessed before on any vehicle I once owned. I took it to the dealer and they told me it was a sensor that controlled the balance of the vehicle. The sensor was changed and a few days later it started leaning again. I noticed when the vehicle sits it will begin to lean, but once it is driven for 10 miles it begins to balance itself. I have been trying to contact you all about this situation, however to no, so now I will begin taking further procedures to correct this situation, and not have to continue paying for a default that`S inconceivable.

- Fort Leonard Wood, MO, USA

problem #1

Jun 122012


  • 41,000 miles
Problems with the airmatic suspension. The hydraulic system malfunctions and causes your vehicle to lean to one side at this point your turn radius is hindered severely.you also now are only able to drive at a low rate of speed, so hopefully you are not on a major highway when this happens.I know 3 different persons besides myself who have had this issue, and thankfully this major malfunction has not caused any traffic/injury incidents.this seems to be a major flaw in which can cause serious repercussions.

- Teaneck, NJ, USA

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