2008 Mercedes-Benz CL65 AMG Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Mercedes-Benz CL65 AMG

2008 Mercedes-Benz CL65 AMG Problems

Rough Running Motor/Lack of Power Due to Coil Pack/Ignition Module Failure

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.

Replace Brake Rotors When Pads are Worn and Squeaking

Due to the size and material used on the brakes of these vehicles, the brakes may start to squeak around the 50 percent wear point. The brake rotor surfaces become uneven, causing a lip to form at the outer edge of the rotor. Because of this, the rotors are usually replaced when the pads are worn (pad life varies depending on driving style and terrain).

Flush Brake Fluid Every Two Years

The anti-lock brake system (ABS) modulator assembly may fail due to dirty brake fluid. Our technicians recommend a complete brake system flush every two years in order to help prevent this problem.

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2008 Mercedes-Benz CL65 AMG Questions

How can I replace indicator lamp in passenger door mirror (2 answers)

Someone kindly broke it!

Maintenance Costs (3 answers)

I am contimplating buying a CL65 (2008) or a 2010 S63 AMG. I am convened on the normal wear and tear maintenance costs affiliated with the C65 and would like to know when I pull up to the dealership every 10,000 miles what it's gonna cost me?

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2008 Mercedes-Benz CL65 AMG Recalls

Internal Failure of Front Interior Control Module

Transistors used in the front signal acquisition and actuation module (SAM-F) may have been damaged during module assembly. As a result, the module could fail without warning, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will inspect and replace the affected modules as necessary. This recall is scheduled to begin on May 2, 2008. The Mercedes-Benz recall number is 2008 030005.

Rear Seat Belts May Not Secure Child Safety Seat

The rear outer seat belts may not latch correctly when used with certain child safety seats, increasing the risk of injury in the event of a crash. Dealers will replace the affected seat belts. This recall is expected to begin on November 19, 2007. The Mercedes-Benz recall number is 2007-100002.

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