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Mercedes-Benz CLK55 AMG Problems

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

The instrument cluster display may lose pixels and need replacement. However, if the back lighting bulbs for the odometer display in the center of the cluster burn out, they can be replaced.

Engine -- Verified

An engine Oil leak may develop from the PCV vent housing on the valve cover and/or the inspection plate on the front of the engine.

Engine -- Verified

The crankshaft position sensor may fail. Symptoms of this are: The engine will crank—but not start—especially when the engine is warm. The car may start again if it is left to cool off, but it may run roughly or have poor performance.

Brakes -- Verified

The anti-lock brake system (ABS) modulator assembly may fail due to dirty brake fluid. Our technicians recommend a complete brake system flush every two years in order to help prevent this problem.

Engine -- Verified

An engine oil leak may develop from the oil level sensor. Replacement of the leaking sensor will commonly correct this concern.

Mercedes-Benz CLK55 AMG Recalls (Recent)

Body, Interior & Misc., December 22, 2003

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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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Electrical & Lights, August 1, 2008

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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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Mercedes-Benz CLK55 AMG Questions and Answers

NAVYCL55AMG, 2002 Mercedes-Benz CLK55 AMG, North Richland Hills, TX

I have a 2002 CL55AMG and it is telling me to change tail light bulb. I see that it is out and don't want to ruin the car. Anyone done this before? Pretty easy or should I just take it in to t...

Danny_1, 2002 Mercedes-Benz CLK55 AMG, Stone Mountain, GA

preplace ball joints,upper and lower control arms, both struts, passanage tire retains noise when going over a bump or small debree or uneven or cracked highway only 70k

Tjsolara, 2002 Mercedes-Benz CLK55 AMG, El Mirage, AZ

First of all thank you for your time. Currently own a 2002 CLK55 and am having issues with the convertible top light on console-the light stays on at all times. The top appears to open and close wi...

EBR, 2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK55 AMG, Boca Raton, FL

Where can I get instructions for replacing rotors and pads on Benz 01 CLK55 AMG

Visitor, 2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK55 AMG, Clinton Township, MI

how to remove headlight assy on drivers side

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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 awesome with the top down,it turns heads everywhere we go. My wife looks even lovelier whipping it around the city.

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 ball joint and tie rod, but after 139,000 miles that's not a surprise.The body is in great shape with no rust.
The engine is flawless, the interior fit and finish are still great with no rattles. That's amazing given this is a convertible with a very powerful AMG engine. This car is built to last and I fully expect another 200,000 plus miles.

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

Awesome engine, very fast, sedate styling but performance makes up for it.

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