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Mercedes-Benz CLS550 Recalls

Get technical and plain English recall information for 6 Mercedes-Benz CLS550 recalls between 2007 and 2016. Learn if your Mercedes-Benz CLS550 is part of a recall and what to do about it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on August 11, 2015

The rubber seal that goes around the engine compartment and fastens to the bulkhead may come loose, and could fall into the engine compartment. This could cause a risk of fire.

Mercedes-Benz will notify owners of affected vehicles (a timeline of this notification is unavailable as of the time of this writing). You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them.

RepairPal Expert Overview on March 10, 2015

The tail lights may not light up on the sides, which fails to comply with federal safety standards. It may be difficult for other drivers to see the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

Mercedes-Benz will notify owners of affected vehicles (a notification timeline has not been released as of the time of this writing). You can also contact the dealer to see if your vehicle is affected. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them.

RepairPal Expert Overview on February 13, 2015

A rubber seal under the hood at the back of the engine bay may temporarily stick to the hood when it is opened, and then fall into the engine bay when closed. This can result in the rubber seal contacting hot exhaust parts, and result in a fire.

Recalls on your Mercedes-Benz must be performed by a Mercedes-Benz dealership. Mercedes-Benz began notifying known owners of affected vehicles in March, 2015. If you did not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Mercedes-Benz dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on November 6, 2012

23 CLS550's are being recalled because the bolts securing the secondary hood latch may have not been tightened properly during vehicle assembly. 

Mercedes-Benz will notify owners of the affected vehicles beginning December, 2012. There are no symptoms related to this recall. If you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It’s helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 2, 2008

An internal fault with the module that controls certain vehicle functions may cause it to fail, increasing the risk of a crash.

This should be considered a high priority recall; the affected interior control module could fail without warning. Please contact your Mercedes-Benz dealer; they will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on November 19, 2007

The rear outboard seat belts may not latch correctly when used with certain child safety seats, increasing the risk of injury in the event of a crash.

This could be considered a medium priority recall, changing to high if child seats are used in the rear seats. Please contact your Mercedes-Benz dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.