Mercedes-Benz CLK55 AMG Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Mercedes-Benz CLK55 AMG

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Mercedes-Benz CLK55 AMG Problems

Ball joints may wear and cause tire wear

Ball joints can wear out prematurely, causing wear in the tires.

Mildew in Heater Box

The heating, ventilation and AC (HVAC) heater box is susceptible to mildew buildup. This can result in a musty odor from the HVAC system, most noticeable when the system is first turned on.

Hold down nut for front strut may bacome loose
The hold down nut for the upper front strut area can become loose, causing a knocking noise. This can be repaired without removing the strut assembly.

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Mercedes-Benz CLK55 AMG Questions

transmission slips in 1st only til operating temp is reached (1 answer)

If I change the s/w switch from s to w trans seams to not slip nearly as bad.after the car is driven til operating temp there is no more slipping problem

touchshift not working stuck in second gear... (1 answer)

something fell inside need to see if its blocking shifter from working.. it was a plastic toothpick

i have a flat spot when the engine is still cold? (2 answers)

Hi can u please tell me what i need replace or have adjusted please?

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Mercedes-Benz CLK55 AMG 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.

One or More Seat Belts May Not Lock as Designed

Some seat belt buckles may have a burr on a metal component of the locking mechanism. This could prevent the seat belt from locking under certain conditions. In the event of a crash, the seat occupant may not be properly restrained, increasing the risk of injury. Dealers will replace the affected seat belts. This recall is expected to begin on December 22, 2003. The Mercedes-Benz recall number is 2003 120006.

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Mercedes-Benz CLK55 AMG Reviews

I purchased my 06 CLK 55 AMG on 27 Dec 2012. It puts a smile on my face every time I drive it. Its the smoothest riding quickest (not the fastest, my 02 WS6 Trans-Am hold that title)car i have ever owned. It handles like a dream the car had a little over 33k miles on it when I bought it. like my other classics it will never be sold but passed on to my sons or daughter. The exhaust note is aw...
I love this 2002 CLK55 AMG convertible. I have 139,000 miles on. Other than normal maintenance which has included brake pad and rotors, tires, I have has some minor issues. The AC needed a new compressor at 120,000 miles, some of the pixels on the dash board lights have gone out, and one of the cables that operate the opening and closing of the top broke. I recently replaced a front universal b...
best 2dr and 4seater build ever well as we know Mercedes build top cars and CLK55 one of them and on top of that the AMG hand build drive train make it even better the verdict is +++(W208 CLK55 AMG) ++++ it is best car out there

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