2006 Mercedes-Benz SL600 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2006 Mercedes-Benz SL600

2006 Mercedes-Benz SL600 Problems

Tandem Hydraulic Pumps May Leak From Either Section

Some models have tandem hydraulic pumps—one section for power steering and the other for suspension adjustment. These pumps are prone to leakage from either section.

Wire Connector on Transmission May Leak Fluid and Damage Control Module

The electrical connector at the automatic transmission may leak fluid. Over time leaking fluid could migrate through the wiring harness and damage the transmission control module. If that happens a new harness and control module may be necessary to correct the problem.

Flush Brake Fluid Every Two Years

As brake fluid becomes dirty over time, it can cause a failure of the anti-lock brake system (ABS) modulator assembly. Our technicians recommend a complete brake system flush every two years to help prevent this issue.

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2006 Mercedes-Benz SL600 Questions

Suspension issue (1 answer)

I've parked my 2006 SL600 for the winter in my garage. Since it finally hit over 10 degrees, I decided to start 'Kate" up. Start up was perfect. However, the dashboard warning lights said "ABC" and "Stop, car to Low" in beautiful bright red LED letters.
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2006 Mercedes-Benz SL600 Recalls

Incorrect Software Calibration May Cause Fuel Pump to Remain Powered in a Collision

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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