Door lock actuators, window regulators, and inside door handles are all prone to premature failure.
Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 2004 Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG
2004 Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG
2004 Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG Problems
An engine oil leak may develop from the oil level sensor. Replacement of the leaking sensor will commonly correct this concern.
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.
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.
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.
2004 Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG Recalls (Recent)
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Micro cracks can develop in the fuel return hose at the fuel tank. Fuel may leak from these cracks, increasing the risk of a fire. Dealers will replace the affected fuel return hoses to correct this concern. This recall began on September 27, 2005. The Mercedes-Benz recall number is 2006080007.