The transmission drive selector module may fail resulting in the loss of gear selection capability. This condition can leave the vehicle stranded, and will require replacement of the drive selector module.
Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 2008 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG
2008 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG
2008 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG Problems
Excessive engine oil consumption can be caused by piston rings and valves which did not break-in/seat properly due to poor driving habits during the engine break-in period. Our technicians tell us that replacement of the piston rings and valves may be required to correct this issue.
2008 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG Recalls (Recent)
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Transistors used in the front signal acquisition and actuation module (SAM-F) may have been damaged during module assembly. As a result, the module could fail without warning, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will inspect and replace the affected modules as necessary. This recall is scheduled to begin on May 2, 2008. The Mercedes-Benz recall number is 2008 030005.