Mercedes

Have Mercedes Questions? Ask a Mechanic for Answers ASAP

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Mercedes
This answer was rated:

This question is for Lou P only, I have a 2000 S500 and I am

seeing a greenish/yellowish type of...
This question is for Lou P only, I have a 2000 S500 and I am seeing a greenish/yellowish type of oil on the ground when I park it. It is in the right front corner of the vehicle, and I just found out that the air strut over there is not holding air. My question is, could this have caused another problem as a result, and tore a hydraulic line somewhere? I would like to find out before I get stuck on the road.
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Mercedes Question
Answered in 5 minutes by:
7/18/2017
Lou P. master tech
Lou P. master tech, Mercedes Technician
Category: Mercedes
Satisfied Customers: 5,134
Experience: 15 years master certified 100% fix rate and have access to factory radio codes, wiring, and instructions.
Verified

Hello, my name is***** and i will do my best to assist you.I am going over your story now and will reply back soon with some info,thanks!

Ask Your Own Mercedes Question

sounds like the shock portion of the air strut is leaking as well. sometimes the solenoid that is attached to the side of the strut rusts and fluid leaks out of there.

let me know if i am on Par, Lou

Ask Your Own Mercedes Question
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Just looked at the shock, and the oil is in fact concentrated in that area. Good, that puts my mind at ease. Thank you for your expert advice!

not expert, just knowledgeable, appreciate the comments my man, let me know if I can help in any other way.

Lou

Lou P. master tech
Lou P. master tech, Mercedes Technician
Category: Mercedes
Satisfied Customers: 5,134
Experience: 15 years master certified 100% fix rate and have access to factory radio codes, wiring, and instructions.
Verified
Lou P. master tech and 87 other Mercedes Specialists are ready to help you
Ask your own question now
Ask Lou P. master tech Your Own Question
Lou P. master tech
Lou P. master tech
Lou P. master tech, Mercedes Technician
Category: Mercedes
Satisfied Customers: 5,134
5,134 Satisfied Customers
Experience: 15 years master certified 100% fix rate and have access to factory radio codes, wiring, and instructions.

Lou P. master tech is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I would (and have) recommend your site to others I was quite satisfied with the quality of the information received, the professional with whom I interacted, and the quick response time. Thanks, and be sure that I'll be back whenever I need a question answered in a hurry.

Stephanie PElm City, NC

used your service this weekend with "Trecers" help. thank you ,thank you, thank you. replaced an A/C fan motor. Local Auto Zone had part. $15.00 "tracer" fee and $40.00 for parts, I saved several hundreds of dollers at a shop. i will recommend you and use you in the future.

David L.Richmond, TX

9 dollars, 2 hours of my time, and I drove away. Your diagnosis was right on the mark. Thank you so much.

PhilMarysville, CA

Lurch. Thank you very much. I had real doubts about this website but your promptness of response, quick followup and to the point answer with picture was incredible.

CharlesWalnut Creek, CA

As a single woman, I really appreciate an excellent and affordable opinion.
Thank you Geordie, I will not hesitate to contact justanswer in the future!

SueCharleston, WV

Another great insight to what may be the problem. I will have my mechanic take a look at it tomorrow. Thanks again, Frank...you do indeed know your stuff.

JimCastleberry, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

MB Paul

MB Paul

Mercedes Technician

3,567 satisfied customers

Qualified Mercedes Benz Diagnostic Technician - 20+ years experience - Workshop Foreman for Mercedes

Marty

Marty

Mercedes Technician

28,952 satisfied customers

Bosch Certified Master Tech. Over 35 years experience.

Lou P. master tech

Lou P. master tech

Mercedes Technician

5,134 satisfied customers

15 years master certified 100% fix rate and have access to factory radio codes, wiring, and instructions.

Michael Warfield

Michael Warfield

Factory Mercedes-Benz Technician

3,131 satisfied customers

Mercedes-Benz Master Certified technician

Matt

Matt

Engineer

598 satisfied customers

Mechanical Engineer with 23 years experience in the auto industry, 8 yrs in formula 1 engine testing

promerc

promerc

mercedes diagnostic technician

553 satisfied customers

Qualified mercedes diagnostic technician & service team manager , ATA registered Master tech

Hipo64

Hipo64

Mercedes Technician

444 satisfied customers

Work and diagnose electronics on daily basis.

< Previous | Next >

Related Mercedes Questions
I am looking to purchase a 2003 Mercedes S500, what are the
I am looking to purchase a 2003 Mercedes S500, what are the iphone, bluetooth capabilities? are there any? … read more
Les Hamilton
Les Hamilton
1 satisfied customers
I have a 2000 s500 that I can not get out of park and it
I have a 2000 s500 that I can not get out of park and it tells me to visit workshop because 3 light are on in the cluster. WHAT … read more
Marty
Marty
Mercedes Technician
Associate Degree
28,952 satisfied customers
Why dose the 20 amp fuse keep blowing on my 1997 s500
why dose the 20 amp fuse keep blowing on my 1997 s500 climate control … read more
Marty
Marty
Mercedes Technician
Associate Degree
28,952 satisfied customers
I have a 2001 s500, changed out the brake sensor but all my
I have a 2001 s500, changed out the brake sensor but all my brake lights stay on and I can't get the car out of the park position along with the esp, srs and and light are all on now this occurred aft… read more
Marty
Marty
Mercedes Technician
Associate Degree
28,952 satisfied customers
2003 s500,car locks sometimes automatically. When use safety
2003 s500,car locks sometimes automatically. When use safety key to get in. Put key in ignition,will not turn. car wont start … read more
Lou P. master tech
Lou P. master tech
Mercedes Technician
5,134 satisfied customers
P only, I just drained the oil out of my 2000 S500, and the
This question is for Lou P only, I just drained the oil out of my 2000 S500, and the transmission fluid as well. Can you tell me what the correct oil/fluid is for this car?… read more
Lou P. master tech
Lou P. master tech
Mercedes Technician
5,134 satisfied customers
I have a 2001 Mercedes S500. My Ac drain line malfunctioned
I have a 2001 Mercedes S500. My Ac drain line malfunctioned and ruined my control unit. I want to know the oem part number for the control unit and fuse box. Thanks … read more
Eurocar Inc
Eurocar Inc
Master Audi/VW Tech
Associate Degree
1,773 satisfied customers
No spark on one cylinder. S500. 94. New plugs, wires, and
New plugs, wires, and new distributor cap on the side that isn't firing.. … read more
Marty
Marty
Mercedes Technician
Associate Degree
28,952 satisfied customers
P only, I have a 2006 S500 and the pass mirror housing broke
This question is for Lou P only, I have a 2006 S500 and the pass mirror housing broke when I backed out of my garage the other day. The mirror glass and the led blinker light are still fine, so can I … read more
Lou P. master tech
Lou P. master tech
Mercedes Technician
5,134 satisfied customers
Had my 2000 S500 diagnosed and initially it said the
Had my 2000 S500 diagnosed and initially it said the conductor plate needed change as shift has begun to jerk sometimes when shifting. So a new conductor plate was installed together with a new tranny… read more
Marty
Marty
Mercedes Technician
Associate Degree
28,952 satisfied customers
Will not turn over. 2001 s500. Checked all fuses all good
checked all fuses all good checked power at starter … read more
eric remington
eric remington
FORMER SHOP OWNER/TECHNICIAN/INSPECTOR
associates degree
293 satisfied customers
Where is the accumulated located in 1997 S500 W140. I have
where is the accumulated located in 1997 S500 W140 … read more
Marty
Marty
Mercedes Technician
Associate Degree
28,952 satisfied customers
My 2002 s500 suspension is all the way down. the pump comes
my 2002 s500 suspension is all the way down. the pump comes on and runs for a couple of minutes, but does not raise the car. I loosened an air line on a front strut while the pump was running, but the… read more
Gunvir Singh
Gunvir Singh
1,795 satisfied customers
Marty< I have a 2000 S500 that the right read door will not
Good day Marty< I have a 2000 S500 that the right read door will not open. The lock moves up and down, but you cant open from inside or outside the car. … read more
sprinkles08
sprinkles08
Technician
High School or GED
11 satisfied customers
I have a Mercedes S500 (2012). about '120,000. miles. The
I have a Mercedes S500 (2012) . about '120,000. miles. The navigation and the display on the dashboard indicating radio just went blank , could this be a part of a internal failure? … read more
Eurocar Inc
Eurocar Inc
Master Audi/VW Tech
Associate Degree
1,773 satisfied customers
My S500 started squeaking when going over bumps. It's really
My S500 started squeaking when going over bumps. It's really loud and embarrassing! … read more
Matt
Matt
Engineer
Bachelor's Degree
598 satisfied customers
It will not start. And no corrosion. 2000 s500. I have not
i have not tried anything yet. would like to fix myself … read more
Lou P. master tech
Lou P. master tech
Mercedes Technician
5,134 satisfied customers
Just looking for the fuse to the security system, 2001 S500.
2001 S500. There is a short in the electrical system somewhere. I have heard there are three different fuse boxes. Two in the engine compartment and one in the trunk. My objective is to pull the fuses to identify the circuit. Is there a master fuse for each fuse box?… read more
Lou P. master tech
Lou P. master tech
Mercedes Technician
5,134 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x