Mercedes-Benz CL500 Repair and Maintenance
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Mercedes-Benz CL500 ProblemsDoor Control Modules May Fail
A door control module/actuator may fail. Our technicians recommend finding an expert to repair them. Taking the door trim panels off requires expert knowledge because they can break and the pieces are very expensive.
The evaporator temperature sensor can fail, causing the AC compressor not to cycle. If the AC compressor does not turn on, the AC system will not blow cold air. If the compressor is stuck on, the air will be very cold at first, before warming up.
The center console armrest can break. Replacement is commonly the recommended repair.
Mercedes-Benz CL500 QuestionsWhat making my catalytic converters sounds like rattling (1 answer)
Mercedes said to replace the whole tail light assemblies. I took both left and right tail lights out and all the lights work when I put power to both sides. but the blinker bulbs would not blink. What is wrong. HELP
Mercedes-Benz CL500 RecallsIncorrect Software Calibration May Cause Fuel Pump to Remain Powered in a Collision
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.
The hose may corrode due to extensive exposure to humidity. This may cause fluid leakage onto the catalytic converter. This would present a fire hazard. Dealers will a new high pressure distrution hose.
The instrument cluster illumination may fail. This may result in difficulty reading the gauges, indicators, and speedometer. Not being able to see the cluster may lead to an accident. Dealers will replace the instrument cluster modules. This recall started on September 29, 2006.