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Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG Recalls

Get technical and plain English recall information for 5 Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG recalls between 2005 and 2016. Learn if your Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG is part of a recall and what to do about it.

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 August 1, 2008

There are several computers in the vehicle and each computer requires proper software to operate the each vehicle system. One particular software calibration on this vehicle was erroneous from the factory and could keep the fuel system powered after an accident. This can cause fuel to continue to flow even after an accident.

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 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 August 8, 2005

The sensotronic brake control (SCB) system may default to the basic hydraulic mode. Greater pedal pressure and longer pedal travel will be required when trying to stop the vehicle.

Mercedes-Benz will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning August 8, 2005. If you are experiencing braking concerns, or 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) when you call.