2000 Mercedes-Benz CL500 Repair and Maintenance
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2000 Mercedes-Benz CL500 ProblemsActive Body Control System Can Leak Hydraulic Fluid
The active body control system can leak fluid from numerous areas, including the tandem pump, hydraulic lines, struts, and/or seals. If it is not repaired, the vehicle ride height could drop too low and cause damage to the undercarriage.
A vibration felt through the center floor of the vehicle can be caused by cracked and/or shredded driveshaft flex discs, resulting in excessive driveshaft movement. If not repaired, damage to the driveshaft center support bearing, transmission, or differential can occur.
A door control module/actuator may fail. Our technicians recommend finding an expert to repair them. Taking the door trim panels off requires expert knowledge because they can break and the pieces are very expensive.
2000 Mercedes-Benz CL500 QuestionsWhat is the optimum engine temp (on the gauge)? (4 answers)
On my car it goes over the middle (90) looks like running a bit warm....sometime it reaches 100. is this normal?
of fuel what might cause this it has just been re gassed
My drivers window, both rear windows, Both Mirror, Drivers Seat and Trunk Release do not work. I was told it may be a window control module. The right door features all work. And the back windows do not work from the switches in the rear or from the drivers. door. I have three windows that are...
2000 Mercedes-Benz CL500 RecallsMercedes Recalls Multiple 2000-2004 Vehicles Due to Leaking Active Body Control Hose
The hose may corrode due to extensive exposure to humidity. This may cause fluid leakage onto the catalytic converter. This would present a fire hazard. Dealers will a new high pressure distrution hose.
The instrument cluster illumination may fail. This may result in difficulty reading the gauges, indicators, and speedometer. Not being able to see the cluster may lead to an accident. Dealers will replace the instrument cluster modules. This recall started on September 29, 2006.
The HVAC blower motor may lose power because the fuse for the circuit may lose contact. This is due to a flaw in the plastic holder that secures the fuse that protects this circuit. If the fan stops working, you may not be able to clear fog and frost off of your windshield. If visibility is reduced, you could be at risk of getting into an accident. Dealers will install new blower motor fuse holders. This recall began during October 2004. The Mercedes-Benz recall number is 2004 070010.