2008 Mercedes-Benz SL55 AMG Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Mercedes-Benz SL55 AMG
- Active Body Control System Can Leak Hydraulic Fluid
- Pneumatic System Leaks May Cause Problems With Seats, Trunk, and Doors
- Engine Performance Problems Due to Crankshaft Position Sensor Failure
- Front Thrust Arm and Control Arm Bushing Can Crack or Tear
- Wire Connector on Transmission May Leak Fluid and Damage Control Module
2008 Mercedes-Benz SL55 AMG Problems
The active body control system can leak fluid from numerous areas, including the tandem pump, hydraulic lines, struts, and/or seals. If it is not repaired, the vehicle ride height could drop too low and cause damage to the undercarriage.
Leaks in the pneumatic system will cause problems with the dynamic seats and the trunk and/or door closing assist.
The engine may develop a stalling and/or no start condition due to a failed crankshaft position sensor.
2008 Mercedes-Benz SL55 AMG Questions
the local dealership charged me $150.00 to say that the supply battery in the trunk is bad, so naturally I replaced the battery and to no avail. What else could it be? thanks,ed
When I 'm going through the menue to check the oil level electronically I'm getting the message: Wait For 3- seconds and then the Menu jumps back where it was before.
What is the short red dip stick for under the hood. It's ~3" long and doesn't look like a regular Oil dip s...
2008 Mercedes-Benz SL55 AMG Recalls
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.