2003 Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2003 Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG

2003 Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG Problems

Oil May Leak From PCV Vent Housings and Inspection Plates

An engine Oil leak may develop from the PCV vent housing on the valve cover and/or the inspection plate on the front of the engine.

Flush Brake Fluid Every Two Years

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.

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. Communicating these specific symptoms to your technician can save diagnostic time.

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2003 Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG Questions

Remote key won't work when car is parked for more than three hours. (1 answer)

Did not have this problem until the passenger seat was adjusted

I am having problem with break pads.i just got them replaced and they are bindin (1 answer)

The break pads are binding to the rotors and it starts to smoke after a long drive

alternator works fine and light is on what should i do ? (3 answers)

i just change the drive belt and the alternator light stays on

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2003 Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG Recalls

Front Turn Signals Not Bright Through Grill Cover

The covers of the grill that protect the front turns signals prevent the signals from being seen well enough. Dealers will replace the signal assemblies with improved ones optimized for usage with the grills free of charge to resolve the concern.

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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