2008 Mercedes-Benz CL63 AMG Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Mercedes-Benz CL63 AMG
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2008 Mercedes-Benz CL63 AMG ProblemsExcessive Engine Oil Consumption
Excessive engine oil consumption can be caused by piston rings and valves which did not break-in/seat properly due to poor driving habits during the engine break-in period. Our technicians tell us that replacement of the piston rings and valves may be required to correct this issue.
An engine valve stem may break resulting in severe internal engine damage. Our technicians tell us the worst case scenario would require complete replacement of the engine.
Valve lifter wore through after 83K miles. Destroyed the engine. $40K to replace.
2008 Mercedes-Benz CL63 AMG RecallsInternal Failure of Front Interior Control Module
Transistors used in the front signal acquisition and actuation module (SAM-F) may have been damaged during module assembly. As a result, the module could fail without warning, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will inspect and replace the affected modules as necessary. This recall is scheduled to begin on May 2, 2008. The Mercedes-Benz recall number is 2008 030005.
The rear outer seat belts may not latch correctly when used with certain child safety seats, increasing the risk of injury in the event of a crash. Dealers will replace the affected seat belts. This recall is expected to begin on November 19, 2007. The Mercedes-Benz recall number is 2007-100002.