Mercedes-Benz CL500 Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your Mercedes-Benz CL500

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a Mercedes-Benz CL500 is between $895 and $1094 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

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1998 Mercedes-Benz CL500 Service Detail: Front, One
ABS Wheel Speed Sensor Replacement
$233 - $310
1998 Mercedes-Benz CL500 Location: Front
Brake Pad Replacement
$166 - $247
1998 Mercedes-Benz CL500 Location: Upper
Radiator Hose Replacement
$225 - $283
1998 Mercedes-Benz CL500 Location: Both Sides
Exhaust Manifold Gasket Replacement
$635 - $806
1998 Mercedes-Benz CL500 Location: Both Sides
Exhaust Manifold Replacement
$3156 - $3649
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Mercedes-Benz CL500 Problems

Active Body Control System Can Leak Hydraulic Fluid

The active body control system can leak fluid from numerous areas, including the tandem pump, hydraulic lines, struts, and/or seals. If it is not repaired, the vehicle ride height could drop too low and cause damage to the undercarriage.

Door Control Module 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.

Stalling and/or "Crank no Start" Due to Failed Crankshaft Position Sensor

The engine may develop a stalling and/or no start condition due to a failed crankshaft position sensor.

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Mercedes-Benz CL500 Questions

What making my catalytic converters sounds like rattling (1 answer)

The front blinkers work BUT BOTH LEFT AND RIGHT BACK BLINKERS DO NOT. (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

What would cause my car to raise and lower as I stop and go (1 answer)

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Mercedes-Benz CL500 Recalls

Incorrect 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.

Mercedes Recalls Multiple 2000-2004 Vehicles Due to Leaking Active Body Control Hose

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.

Instrument Cluster Illumination May Fail

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. 

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Mercedes-Benz CL500 Reviews

I have a CL55AMG, this is my 4th MBZ. They were all great cars but I think this car is the cream of the crop. Even with the ABC issue that it has. If I let it set for 3 days it drops to were I have the RED ABC indication. Once I start the car and put it in gear the car raises and no issues then the ABC message. I also have bubbles drivers window, None of this keeps from enjoying the car. OBC
I put new battery in the car, but when the cold hit the car will not start. when I get a jump the car runs good. If I park over night the car will need a jump. No warning lights are on no battery low lights on need help.
this is the kind of car, you want to get to "KNOW" or you'll just be writing checks all the time. once you understand it and Learn a little, it is Fun to Save Money and Know YOU fixed it the Right way your self, or get a Ford,!.performance,power,class & a Great car are not Cheap,..if you can't afford it, a HUGO (they charge to fix these too),i fixed a "locked" glove box myself,, you tak...

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