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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 2007 Mercedes-Benz R500

2007 Mercedes-Benz R500

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2007 Mercedes-Benz R500 Problems

Drive Train -- Verified

Vehicles equipped with a 7-speed automatic transmission may develop a rough shifting condition, most commonly going up from first to second gear and going down from third to second or second to first gear. Our technicians tell us this is due to an internal component failure. Mercedes has released updated parts; the transmission will need to be removed and disassembled to complete the necessary repairs.

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.

Suspension & Steering -- Verified

A problem with the ball joints can cause a creaking noise. There is an updated part to remedy this problem.

Engine -- Verified

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.

Engine -- Verified

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

2007 Mercedes-Benz R500 Recalls (Recent)

Drive Train, January 16, 2007

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The accelerator pedal may be loose due to insecure mounting studs and nuts. This could cause difficulty operating the accelerator. Dealers will inspect and install the mounting nuts of the accelerator pedal if necessary. The Mercedes-Benz recall number is 2006120008. This recall began on January 16, 2007.

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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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2007 Mercedes-Benz R500 Questions and Answers

dmura, 2007 Mercedes-Benz R500, Fullerton, CA

I was told that my 2007 R500 needed a new transmission. the car has 60,000 miles on it. Is this normal and how much does this cost?

WallyC, 2007 Mercedes-Benz R500, Miami, FL

I need to know how is the oil light reset procedure and if it is necessary turn the air bag suspension off when lifting the vehicle and how to do it.
Thank u very much 4 your help

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2007 Mercedes-Benz R500 Reviews

The check engine lite has been on more than off. Mercedes just can't seem to fixx it. gas mileage leave a little to be desired.....

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