2001 S55 check engine, heavy steering, what is it? - Mercedes-Benz Forum

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 1 (permalink) Old 02-24-2010, 02:16 PM Thread Starter
BenzWorld Member
Date registered: Nov 2009
Vehicle: 2001 S55 AMG
Location: Westchester New York
Posts: 68
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
(Thread Starter)
2001 S55 check engine, heavy steering, what is it?

This week I drove my 2001 S55 about 1500 miles, no problems. Today after I drove 50 miles, parked the car, and came back, I had a few things on:

In the side, the ABS light was on. On the left, the check engine light came on. In the dash, it said drive to workshop and had three screens show: Speedtronic, Brake assit/BAS, and ESP.

The steering also got heavier. The car runs and steers OK, just heavier.

What could it possibly be? I did a few searches, but am not completely sure I have it pinned down. Maybe a speed sensor or something like that? Anyone else had this problem, any idea on cost to fix?

I'm taking it down to get it looked at tomorrow, but just so I have some idea..thanks!
crashtest is offline  
Sponsored Links

  Mercedes-Benz Forum > General Mercedes-Benz Forums > General Mercedes-Benz

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Mercedes-Benz Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

Similar Threads
Topic Author Forum Replies Last Post
Ahh bummer, "Check Engine" light already came on, driving through heavy fog K-A W220 S-Class 28 06-11-2008 03:37 AM
SL 500 AMG check Engine 2001 Barrie Benz R129 SL-Class 5 10-12-2006 09:58 AM
Check engine light-2001 SLK penbed51 R170 SLK-Class 2 08-27-2006 02:11 PM
Check Engine issue- 2001 ML320 dss52487 W163 M-Class 11 01-02-2006 10:37 PM
Check Engine Light Under Heavy Cornering Slav R170 SLK-Class 3 11-21-2004 07:10 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Title goes here

video goes here
description goes here. Read Full Story
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome