2003 Mercedes-Benz CL55 AMG Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2003 Mercedes-Benz CL55 AMG

2003 Mercedes-Benz CL55 AMG Problems

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 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.

The side window glass can delaminate. If this were to occur, replacement of the affected window would be necessary.

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2003 Mercedes-Benz CL55 AMG Questions

this has occurred twice since I had this service done. is this a possibility that this service had something to do with this problem? I have a year old battery and this problem never occurred before. I put a 1 hour charge on battery and all systems go.

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2003 Mercedes-Benz CL55 AMG Recalls

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 trunk lid springs could fail in the closed position. If the trunk lid is manually lifted, it may not remain in the open position and could cause injury if it comes down unexpectedly. Dealers will replace both trunk lid springs to correct this concern. The Mercedes-Benz recall number is 2004 050015.

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2003 Mercedes-Benz CL55 AMG Reviews

This is a super car as far as the motor and how the car handles. But the ABC Active Body Control system breaks down a lot and the repair cost is simply ridicules. Another poorly engineered item is the SRS system, It has many sensitive sensor that easily malfunction or just burned out. Frustrating…

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