2008 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG

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2008 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG Problems

Excessive Engine Oil Consumption

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.

Transmission May not Shift into Drive Due to Failed Selector Module

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.

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2008 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG Recalls

Internal Failure of Front Interior Control Module

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.

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