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Mercedes-Benz SL550 Recalls

Get technical and plain English recall information for 6 Mercedes-Benz SL550 recalls between 2007 and 2017. Learn if your Mercedes-Benz SL550 is part of a recall and what to do about it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on December 14, 2016

The system that provides power steering assistance may stop working, resulting in additional efforts being required to turn the steering wheel while driving. This would increase risk of a crash.

Recall repairs on your Mercedes Benz vehicle must be performed by a Mercedes Benz dealership. Mercedes Benz will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in February 2017. If you do 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 incomplete 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 June 15, 2016

The headlights may not have been aimed properly during vehicle production. This could result in reduced driver's visibility and increase risk of a crash.

Recalls on your Mercedes Benz vehicle must be performed by a Mercedes Benz dealership. Mercedes Benz will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in July, 2016. If you do 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 July 1, 2014

During a crash where air bags are triggered to protect occupants, the passenger seat air bag may not deploy properly, increasing risk of injury.

Mercedes-Benz notified owners of affected vehicles starting in July 2014. 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. Until an affected vehicle is repaired, owners are advised that passengers or other items should not be placed in the passenger seat. 

RepairPal Expert Overview on November 1, 2013

The occupant detection system that determines if a passenger is sitting in the front seat so that the air bag will deploy in an accident may not work properly. As a result, the air bag may be unintentionally be shut off.

Mercedes-Benz notified owners of affected vehicles starting in December 2013. 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 October 1, 2012

A severe frontal crash may rupture one of the air conditioner refrigerant lines. The escaping refrigerant can ignite under certain conditions. 

Mercedes-Benz will notify owners of affected vehicles during October, 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.