2006 Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2006 Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG

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2006 Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG Problems

"Crank no Start" Due to Failed Crankshaft Position Sensor

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.

Brake Light Switch Failure May Cause ESP/BAS Warning Lights

The ESP and BAS warning lights may illuminate due to a failed brake light switch. Replacement of the failed switch should correct this concern.

SRS Light Due to Damage from Liquid Spilled onto Passenger Seat

Water can damage the weight sensor in the front, passenger seat, causing the SRS (airbag) light to illuminate. There is an electrical component in the seat cushion susceptible to fluid damage. Any spills should be dried up immediately in order to try and prevent damage to the sensor.

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2006 Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG Questions

Hazard arrows came on when car started and would not go off. What's likely cause (1 answer)

Car parked in garage. Driven only once per week. No previous problems.
Turn signals work but when back in off position, hazard arrows came on and would not turn off with hazard control. No light problems,

airmatic suspension has failed on the passenger side ,driver side ok (2 answers)

how can i fix the airmatic suspension ? its says raising the car ,but it want raise on the passenger side and when driving its says stop car to low, it just started yesterday

how do you adjust the trunk close piston (1 answer)

trunk closes too quickly. How do I adjust?

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2006 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.

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2006 Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG Reviews

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First the bad news: The Airmatic Suspension has failed once at 36,000 miles and when it does the fender sits on the tire, and you need a flat bed to get to the dealer. I don't trust the Airmatic Suspension. Also, while the lights are very good, they do not have the adaptive xenon lights as on my wife's Lexus RX330 for 1/2 the price, which also light around corners. Mercedes is not the lea...
This is one of the fastest cars ever. It may not be #1 in speed, but it has to be in the top 10 if not the top 5. The attention to detail in the whole car is second to none. On the negative side, the gas mileage is not the best, but what do you expect out of a supercharged, 500 HP V8 anyway? 15-17 MPG anyway you drive it and all you can handle and 19-21 with your foot out of it and driving t...

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