Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG

Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG Problems

Excessive Engine Oil Consumption

Excessive engine oil consumption can be caused by piston rings and valves which did not break-in/seat properly due to poor driving habits during the engine break-in period. Our technicians tell us that replacement of the piston rings and valves may be required to correct this issue.

The Transmission Drive Selector Module May Fail

The transmission drive selector module may fail resulting in the loss of gear selection capability. This condition can leave the vehicle stranded, and will require replacement of the drive selector module.

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Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG Questions

there was a recent update due to the car staling, once updated the car backfires (1 answer)

the dealer told me thats the way the car has been designed. prior to this problem the trans has to be in sport mode or it will shift rough

motor died (2 answers)

the motor of my 2009 mercedes benz s63 amg 40.000 miles just broke and we need to replaceit for $37.000 .isn't mercedes supposed to be responsible for that?

The drivers and passengers seatbelts do not stay tense. is there an adjustment (1 answer)

for this as they sag and almost puddle during driving.

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Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG Recalls

Front Seat Belts Installed In Reverse Locations

The front seat belts may be installed in reverse locations; the left side belt may be located on the right, and the right side belt may be located on the left. Dealers will inspect the installation and correct them as necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.

Engine Stalls Coming To A Stop

The engine may shut down and not automatically restart as expected with normal function of the "ECO-Start" system when coasting to a stop, such as at a traffic signal.  Dealers will update the engine control unit software free of charge to resolve the concern.

Potential Fuel Leak

Due to a manufacturing defect, a crack can develop on the fuel filter when the vehicle is operated in high temperatures. This crack can result in a fuel leak, increasing the risk of a fire. Dealers will replace the fuel filter to correct this concern.

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Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG Reviews

44,000 miles. Engine was making a ticking noise. Motor just died. Valve was stuck and hit top of #4 piston. Piece of cam chipped off. Motor has to be replaced with a re manufactured motor. Cost is 37,200 . Mercedes will pay half.I believe this is not right because i believe it was due to the engine was not right from the beginning.I have had 5 Mercedes and have 2 now. They will be the last, w...

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