Mercedes-Benz CLK550 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Mercedes-Benz CLK550

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Mercedes-Benz CLK550 Problems

Check Engine Light Due to Faulty Camshaft Adjuster Solenoid

The camshaft adjuster solenoid (which is related to the variable valve timing system) may fail or timing chain/balance shaft components may wear, resulting in illumination of the Check Engine Light and various drivability issues. Mercedes-Benz has released a service bulletin outlining specific repair instructions depending on fault codes stored.

HVAC Oder Due to Mildew in Heater Box

The heating, ventilation and AC (HVAC) heater box is susceptible to mildew buildup. This can result in a musty odor from the HVAC system, most noticeable when the system is first turned on.

Convertible Models may Deploy the Roll Bar When Driving Over Large Bumps

Going over large bumps in convertible models may cause the roll bar to deploy, rendering the roof inoperative. Special tools are generally required to return the roll bar to its stowed position.

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Mercedes-Benz CLK550 Questions

what is the remedy for a fault code 0893 (Hydraulic Fault in Tramsmission ) (1 answer)

My 2007 CLK550 won't shift past the 3rd Gear. My son borrowed the car and it happened while he was driving it. There was no limp mode message or Check engine light on. Took it to a mechanic and they found the fault code 0893 Hydraulic Fault in transmission (Disengaging shift element does not ...

Service A WARNING LIGHT is on. How do I reset it? (1 answer)

Car is a CLK 550 Convertable.

transmission stick (1 answer)

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Mercedes-Benz CLK550 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.

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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Mercedes-Benz CLK550 Reviews

This has been a great car for me. Have not had any problems with it since I bought it used in 2010. The convertible top has always worked good as well. I am always getting compliments on what a beautiful car it is. The Mercedes Benz dealership even had it showing in the show room with all the new cars because it was so nice. I had a 2002 black on black corvette before my Benz. It was totaled i...
Having had any real problems with my CLK 550, just a little wear and tear that was under warranty. Great handling, love the power of the engine. Great curb appeal.

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