W140 S280 faults please help!!!!

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Hi guys newbie here

Recently bought an S280 and now central locking doesnt work no more and power steering fluid seems to be leaking somewhere near the front end of the engine bay.Could you please tell me what could be the problem with the c/l (by the way its not the key).how much would such kind of faults cost to repair approx?this is my first merc and i do not really know where to start.
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As all of the above first,

Carl is a super guy and will supply any part at outstanding prices! He is also lightning quick for delivery's:D:D

As an afterthought when you say that the key is working, i take it you mean that it is transmitting as seen through a digi camera or similar?

Have you checked that it is sync'd with your vehicle?
Do the red/green lights on the door and mirror flash when you use the key?
 
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Hi Chris.my key is sync`d to the vehicle coz the red/green lights on drivers door are flashing.
What i needed to know before i ring Carl is the faulty part.life was much better when i knew of the central locking pump.Now someone told me of the vacuum pump as well and im confused.im just afraid i might order the wrong one.
 
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I think the one you need is the pump that lives under the back seat base, not the one behind the back seat backrest as it is only used for "softclose" on our cars.

As Malcolm has said check that it does have a supply first, but if not Carl really knows his W140's so won't let you go far wrong.:D
 
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Cheers Chris.Will do that and post the result here
 

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The answer still remains as post 2 here, you must check to see if the pump in the link has a permanent live + 12 volt
 


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