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2006 Mercedes-Benz CLS55 AMG Problems

Find the most common issues based on 2006 Mercedes-Benz CLS55 AMG owner complaints.

Most Common 2006 Mercedes-Benz CLS55 AMG Problems

The relay which turns the airmatic suspension pump on may fail causing the pump to run continuously. This can result in failure of the pump motor or a dead battery as the pump motor will continue...
The crankshaft position sensor may fail. Symptoms of this are: The engine will crank—but not start—especially when the engine is warm. The car may start again if it is left to cool of...
Many software updates are available for the different computer systems, but if the vehicle is out of warranty, it may cost money to receive the updates (unless it is a recall). Some updates may be ...
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2 Known 2006 Mercedes-Benz CLS55 AMG Brakes Problems

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.
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...

3 Known 2006 Mercedes-Benz CLS55 AMG Drive Train Problems

High mileage or older vehicles commonly develop leaks from the differential seals and/or cover. Our technicians recommend a complete reseal of the differential unit whenever these leaks are repaired.
The electrical connector at the automatic transmission may leak fluid into the wiring harness. If not repaired, the oil will migrate through the wiring harness and damage the transmission contr...
A vibration felt through the center floor of the vehicle can be caused by driveshaft flex discs, which crack and shred, causing excessive driveshaft movement. Not repairing these can cause damage ...

4 Known 2006 Mercedes-Benz CLS55 AMG Electrical & Lights Problems

Many software updates are available for the different computer systems, but if the vehicle is out of warranty, it may cost money to receive the updates (unless it is a recall). Some updates may be ...
Lack of audio or cell phone functionality may be related to the failure of the audio gateway module.
The early versions of the central gateway module (which allows different systems to communicate with each other) have software problems.

4 Known 2006 Mercedes-Benz CLS55 AMG Engine Problems

The crankshaft position sensor may fail. Symptoms of this are: The engine will crank—but not start—especially when the engine is warm. The car may start again if it is left to cool of...
An engine oil leak may develop from the oil level sensor. Replacement of the leaking sensor will commonly correct this concern.
An engine Oil leak may develop from the PCV vent housing on the valve cover and/or the inspection plate on the front of the engine.

0 Known 2006 Mercedes-Benz CLS55 AMG Exhaust & Emissions Problems

0 Known 2006 Mercedes-Benz CLS55 AMG Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

0 Known 2006 Mercedes-Benz CLS55 AMG Maintenance Problems

0 Known 2006 Mercedes-Benz CLS55 AMG Miscellaneous Problems

3 Known 2006 Mercedes-Benz CLS55 AMG Suspension & Steering Problems

The relay which turns the airmatic suspension pump on may fail causing the pump to run continuously. This can result in failure of the pump motor or a dead battery as the pump motor will continue...
Rear air springs (bellows) may develop leaks, which causes the air pump to run more often to maintain ride height. Our technicians recommend that leaking air springs be replaced.
Irregular and premature tire wear can be caused by the front thrust link bushings cracking and causing excessive movement in the suspension. The thrust link bushings are fluid-filled (to help reduc...

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Known 2006 Mercedes-Benz CLS55 AMG Problems & Complaints

The crankshaft position sensor may fail. Symptoms of this are: The engine will crank—but not start—especially when the engine is warm. The car may start again if it is left to cool of...
The relay which turns the airmatic suspension pump on may fail causing the pump to run continuously. This can result in failure of the pump motor or a dead battery as the pump motor will continue...
Lack of audio or cell phone functionality may be related to the failure of the audio gateway module.
Many software updates are available for the different computer systems, but if the vehicle is out of warranty, it may cost money to receive the updates (unless it is a recall). Some updates may be ...
Rear air springs (bellows) may develop leaks, which causes the air pump to run more often to maintain ride height. Our technicians recommend that leaking air springs be replaced.
The early versions of the central gateway module (which allows different systems to communicate with each other) have software problems.
Irregular and premature tire wear can be caused by the front thrust link bushings cracking and causing excessive movement in the suspension. The thrust link bushings are fluid-filled (to help reduc...
An engine oil leak may develop from the oil level sensor. Replacement of the leaking sensor will commonly correct this concern.
The rubber bond in the harmonic balancer can decay, which causes the balancer to move and work its way toward the timing cover. If the balancer comes into contact with the timing cover while the ...
An engine Oil leak may develop from the PCV vent housing on the valve cover and/or the inspection plate on the front of the engine.
The electrical connector at the automatic transmission may leak fluid into the wiring harness. If not repaired, the oil will migrate through the wiring harness and damage the transmission contr...
The ESP and BAS warning lights may illuminate due to a failed brake light switch. Replacement of the failed switch should correct this concern.
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...
High mileage or older vehicles commonly develop leaks from the differential seals and/or cover. Our technicians recommend a complete reseal of the differential unit whenever these leaks are repaired.
A vibration felt through the center floor of the vehicle can be caused by driveshaft flex discs, which crack and shred, causing excessive driveshaft movement. Not repairing these can cause damage ...
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