Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG

Engine misfires (rough running) and lack of power are commonly caused by ignition coil pack or ignition module faults. Proper diagnoses should isolate the cause and prevent unnecessary replacement of good parts.

Leaks in the pneumatic system will cause problems with the dynamic seats and the trunk and/or door closing assist.

The early versions of the central gateway module (which allows different systems to communicate with each other) have software problems.

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transmission seams to perform good until this coming out of gear ocurs

transmission seams to perform fine ,problem is corrected if car slows down to like 10 miles per hr it automatically goes back in gear,happens all the time,any info on this flaw?

can not move the gear lever stuck ip, batteries are ok, do not start, esp lights and it says that it is defective?

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In a crash that deploys vehicle air bags to protect occupants, the passenger seat air bag may not deploy, increasing risk of injury. Dealers will replace the passenger seat air bag free of charge to resolve the problem.

The occupant detection system may unintentionally shut off the passenger front air bag due to a sensitivity issue in the sensor mounted within the passenger seat cushion. Dealers will replace the passenger side seat cushion which includes the sensor free of charge to resolve the concern.

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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when car is sound it gets five stars,however that is wish-full thinking. frustrated because it seams only the dealerships can fix this car and it costs huge amounts to fix just about any problem,haven't been able to find one person or shop that can work on this car,sure would like to? anyone in the Suffolk county NY area that knows how to fix this car,please contact Jim at jcmiinc@gmail.com

Excellent speed and drive, this car has been 15% of it's life in the dealer with problems. Motor, tranny, suspension, ect, But due to it's speed and looks I will no change this car. I got the extended 7/100K MB CPO Warranty and intent to use all. I will get rid of this car after the warranty and POOR SUCKER who buys this car with out warranty.

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