2003 Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2003 Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG

2003 Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG Problems

Oil Leaking From Oil Level Sensor

An engine oil leak may develop from the oil level sensor. Replacement of the leaking sensor will commonly correct this concern.

Bad Spark Plug Wires/Ignition Coils May Cause Misfires and Possible CEL

Failed spark plug wires and/or ignition coils can cause intermittent misfires (rough running); the Check Engine Light may also illuminate. Diagnoses of the ignition system will be necessary to determine which components are at fault.

Engine Performance Problems Due to Crankshaft Position Sensor Failure

The crankshaft position sensor may fail. Symptoms of this are: The engine will crank—but not start—especially when the engine is warm. The car may start again if it is left to cool off, but it may run roughly or have poor performance.

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2003 Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG Questions

hi i changed the battery but the light on the dashboard is still on . (1 answer)

i had the alternator check and is charging.do i need to change the axillary battery

After filling my car up with gas it would not start. What should I check first? (1 answer)

The car turns over but does not start. The car sat for a full day and I noticed gas leaking on passenger side rear, where you put gas in the car. MBenz told me that both my pumps went out (yea, at the same time). I don't believe that. Is it possible that a relay went out or the fuse on a rela...

my rev counter and speedo plus ignition lights do not work. (1 answer)

the whole dashboard doesn't work, the car starts and runs right but no dashboard, any ideas anyone???

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2003 Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG 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.

Sensotronic Brake Control System May Default to Basic Hydraulic Mode

Due to deterioration of the wiring harness connection or failure of the hydraulic pump, the sensotronic brake control (SBC) system may default to the hydraulic back-up mode. In the back-up mode, the driver has braking power sufficient to stop the vehicle, but greater brake pedal pressure is required and brake pedal travel will be noticeably longer. Dealers will install a bracket and replacement ground wire to the SBC pump unit on all affected vehicles. Additionally, dealers will inspect and replace the SSC pump unit in certain SL models. The Mercedes-Benz recall numbers are 2005070007 AND 2005110001.

 

The Sensotronic Brake System May Be Disabaled

High mileage combined with a high number of brake actuations, or a high brake actuation frequency, can cause the pump motor of the SBC to run out of permissible tolerances. As a result, excessively high pressure may build the high pressure line of the brake system. If this occurs, the system will switch into the hydraulic function mode as designed. Sensotronic brake control is disabled when the brake system is functioning in the hydraulic mode. Dealers will inspect the SBC hydraulic unit and replace it if necessary to correct this concern. The Mercedes-Benz recall number is 2004 050014.

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2003 Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG Reviews

Hi. Gust got the e55 amg too ,so have a problem. when i am accelerate the car start shaking a little bit and then start driving normal.when i look at the dash i see that tachometer going a little up ,a little down till 3000. The mechanic said that its gust spurk plugs... i need replace it... If you can help with advice? please. Thank you. And if you know how much is to repcace spurk plugs o...

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