2004 Mercedes-Benz CL500 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2004 Mercedes-Benz CL500

2004 Mercedes-Benz CL500 Problems

Active 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.

Door Control Modules May Fail

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.

Cracked Driveshaft Flex Discs May Cause Driveshaft Movement/Vibration

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.

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2004 Mercedes-Benz CL500 Questions

How much to repair or fix dual abc pump. (1 answer)

I can not open the rear Bag after the destruction of the lock (1 answer)

I can not open the rear after the destruction Bag How do I open the lock or unlock way without causing any damage؟؟؟

the trunk will not close completely (1 answer)

the trunk button on the inside of the trunk as well as the button on the inside of drivers panel wks,it just does not close the trunk completely.

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2004 Mercedes-Benz CL500 Recalls

Incorrect Software Calibration May Cause Fuel Pump to Remain Powered in a Collision

There is a faulty software calibration that affects several areas including shutting off the fuel supply in a collision. This could cause a fire hazard during an accident. Dealers will reprogram this software. The Mercedes-Benz recall number is 2008 070001. This recall began during August, 2008.

Mercedes 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.

Instrument Cluster Illumination May Fail

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. 

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2004 Mercedes-Benz CL500 Reviews

nav system--replaced @ 52000 mi glass both doors seperating
This car is absolutly ammaaazzzingggg

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