2005 Mercedes-Benz CL55 AMG Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 Mercedes-Benz CL55 AMG

2005 Mercedes-Benz CL55 AMG Problems

Oil leak at oil sensor
Oil can leak through the seal on the oil sensor or from the sensor itself. The lower oil pan must be removed and the part replaced.
Vanity Mirror Door May Break

The door for the vanity mirror (or the frame for the door) can break; due to a redesign, the mirror "cassette" will need replacement.

Front Thrust Arm and Control Arm Bushing Can Crack or Tear

Front thrust arm and control arm bushings can crack and sometimes tear completely. If this is not repaired quickly, damage to the front subframe unit will occur, which is very expensive to repair. Updated control arms (that prevent damage to the subframe when the bushings wear out) are available.

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2005 Mercedes-Benz CL55 AMG Questions

Hi, I'm planning on buying a used 2005 Benz CL55 AMG. (2 answers)

I own(ed) a 2001 SL500 which is about to be totalled by the body shop because it has damage of over $8k.

Now I want to upgrade and love Mercedes.

So I'm looking at a 2005 CL55 AMG.

Would you recommend this car? I'm not rich and don't make too much money so I wanted to know i...

Brake/rotor replacement (3 answers)

What is the average price to replace pads and rotors?

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2005 Mercedes-Benz CL55 AMG Recalls

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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