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.
Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 2002 Mercedes-Benz CL600
2002 Mercedes-Benz CL600
2002 Mercedes-Benz CL600 Problems
Engine misfires (rough running) and lack of power are commonly caused by ignition coil pack or ignition module faults. Proper diagnoses should isolate the cause and prevent unnecessary replacement of good parts.
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The evaporator temperature sensor can fail, causing the AC compressor not to cycle. If the AC compressor does not turn on, the AC system will not blow cold air. If the compressor is stuck on, the air will be very cold at first, before warming up.
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.
The anti-lock brake system (ABS) modulator assembly may fail due to dirty brake fluid. Our technicians recommend a complete brake system flush every two years in order to help prevent this problem.
2002 Mercedes-Benz CL600 Recalls (Recent)
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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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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.
Summary: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, CORROSION MAY OCCUR IN THE INNER STEEL PORTIONS OF THE ACTIVE BODY CONTROL¿S (ABC) HIGH-PRESSURE DISTRIBUTION HOSE DUE TO EXTENSIVE EXPOSURE TO HEAT AND HUMIDITY. OVER TIME, CORROSION MAY DETERIORATE THE INNER STEEL PORTIONS OF THE HOSE.Learn more »
2002 Mercedes-Benz CL600 Questions and Answers
have oil leak migrating threw wiring harness damaging sensors
I am considering buying a 2002 CL600 AMG with 84,000 miles on it. I want to get an idea of what my maintenance expenses will be. Thanks.
Can anyone give me an estimated dollar amount for this service. Also, where is the best place to buy catalytic converters? Thanks.
what is the alternator amp. for a 200c cl600 150 amp or 220
How do I find out if all the recalls have been done on my 2002 CL600
2002 Mercedes-Benz CL600 Reviews
BEST HUNK OF JUNK IN THE GALAXY.EVERYDAY YOU WAKE UP AND WIELD IT, YOU WILL CRUSH YOUR ENEMIES,SEE THEM DRIVEN BEFORE YOU AND FORNICATION WITH THEIR WOMEN.
Wow! What a beautiful. Car. Especially after my exterior modifications. Drives incredible. Modified interior updated center navigation upgraded drl replaced old fog lights upgraded grill to 2011. Quad exhaust smoked custom finished side marker lights and tail. New 19 inch wheels. Ok enough of the good. Bought it 3 years old 75000. Campaign issues covered oil sensor migrating to module covered abc lines prevent fire hazard covered. Abc tandum pump replacement. Water cooled alternator replaced condenser ac compressor . Now the biggie. Oil cooler gasket leak. Design flaw. Must lift manifold take heads of to repair. Mercedes won't seal gasket. You must buy new modified intercooler. Bad 600 for but good if it means you never do again. This is a 8day 8hours each day job. Do the math. Repairs covered by campaign 13,500. Parts not 23k. Car has 125k miles so for 50k miles driven 38k not including gas oil changesvand basic tune with up cost. Oh one last thing.The price of the used car in 2005 was 68k. So what do I think of this car. When it's running nothing better when it has problems I want to blow it up with a tank
I PURCHASED MY CL600 WITH A SCANT 71,000 MILES ON THE CLOCK JAN 2009 AND IN THE 1ST 9 MONTHS IT REQUIRED NEARLY $14,OOO IN EXTENDED WARRANTY WORK & ALL OF IT WITH SOMETHING ELECTRICAL THAT CONTROLS SOMETHING MECHANICAL....I LOVE THE STYLING & THE SHEAR JOY OF DRIVING IT WHEN EVERYTHING WORKS AS ADVERTISED...IT NOW HAS JUST OVER 93,000 & IT BREAKS AGAIN WITH AN ISSUE THAT IT DEVELOPED LAST YEAR WHERE THE TRANSMISSION SHIFTS BUT FASTEST THE CAR WILL GO IS 50-65 MPH. DEALER REPLACED CONTROL MODULE I THINK BUT HERE IT IS A YEAR LATER & ITS A SHINY FLAGSHIP CAR IN A DRIVEWAY.... $130K-145K NEW & IT STAYS AT A DEALERSHIP SERVICE BAY RACKING UP
Beautiful car with the worst possible electronic engine management. Endless repairs, right, left and middle bank in the iginition system changed, because the master computer declared it faulty. Thereafter the master computer exchanged, as it was where the problems originated). All at extreme costs and before 40,000 miles. Dealer helpful, but Mercedes France throughout ignorant. Today the car often drains the battery night-over, and the only reply I can get from Mercedes is: 'That not unusual for a Mercedes'. As mentioned at the beginning: A very beautiful car, extremely unreliable and costly to own in every respect. 'Constructed' ZIP used, as the site apparently doesn't accept foreign ZIPs.