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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 2003 Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG

2003 Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG

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2003 Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG Problems

Miscellaneous -- Verified

Door lock actuators, window regulators, and inside door handles are all prone to premature failure.

Engine -- Verified

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

Engine -- Verified

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.

Brakes -- Verified

As a way to increase braking performance, the brake pads and rotors are make of a softer material and may be in need of replacement after approximately 20,000 miles; owners should be vigilant about getting their brakes checked.

Drive Train -- Verified

The electrical connector at the automatic transmission may leak fluid into the wiring harness. If not repaired, the oil will migrate through the wiring harness and damage the transmission control module. At that point, a new harness and control module may be necessary to correct this problem.

2003 Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG Recalls (Recent)

Electrical & Lights, August 1, 2008

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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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2003 Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG Questions and Answers

jmedorbenz, 2003 Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG, Rosedale, NY

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

Dayba, 2003 Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG, Garnet Valley, PA

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

Dayba, 2003 Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG, Garnet Valley, PA

Did not have this problem until the passenger seat was adjusted

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