Mercedes-Benz CL65 AMG Repair and Maintenance
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Mercedes-Benz CL65 AMG ProblemsEngine Misfire and/or Lack of Power
Engine misfires (rough running) and lack of power are commonly caused by ignition coil pack or ignition module faults. Proper diagnoses should isolate the cause and prevent unnecessary replacement of good parts.
The evaporator temperature sensor can fail, causing the AC compressor not to cycle. If the AC compressor does not turn on, the AC system will not blow cold air. If the compressor is stuck on, the air will be very cold at first, before warming up.
Front thrust arm and control arm bushings can crack and sometimes tear completely. If this is not repaired quickly, damage to the front subframe unit will occur, which is very expensive to repair. Updated control arms (that prevent damage to the subframe when the bushings wear out) are available.
Mercedes-Benz CL65 AMG QuestionsWhat would cause a recent tuned 2005 CL65 AMG to run rough? (3 answers)
After spending $8000.00 +replaced both coil packs, 24 NGK plugs,both catalytic converters and O2 sensors and takes 20 minutes to warm up and dies out at the lights but good on the highway?????
Someone kindly broke it!
After the car has been driven to normal temps and then shut off, after resting for 30 minutes it starts but runs very rough and goes into "limp" mode. It has been to the dealer three times for this issue. The coil packs check out fine, fuel pump replaced, ECM replaced and aux water pu...
Mercedes-Benz CL65 AMG RecallsInternal 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.
The rear outer seat belts may not latch correctly when used with certain child safety seats, increasing the risk of injury in the event of a crash. Dealers will replace the affected seat belts. This recall is expected to begin on November 19, 2007. The Mercedes-Benz recall number is 2007-100002.
The instrument cluster illumination may fail. This may result in difficulty reading the gauges, indicators, and speedometer. Not being able to see the cluster may lead to an accident. Dealers will replace the instrument cluster modules. This recall started on September 29, 2006.