What causes the hood light sensor in my S430 Mercedes benz to stay on when the hood is closed?>

Asked by Jul 06, 2015 at 03:17 PM about the 2002 Mercedes-Benz S-Class S 430

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Hood light sensor in my S430 Mercedes Benz stays on when hood is closed.

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The switch could be bad or dirty, should be under the hood. Check it out.

8,555

Just had mine replaced - same symptom. Your model probably has two sensors (one on each side). One of them has failed. Mine was under warranty so I am unable to provide a cost for repair.

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