Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG Repair and Maintenance
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Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG ProblemsOil May Leak From PCV Vent Housings and Inspection Plates
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 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 off, but it may run roughly or have poor performance. Communicating these specific symptoms to your technician can save diagnostic time.
Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG QuestionsRemote key won't work when car is parked for more than three hours. (1 answer)
Did not have this problem until the passenger seat was adjusted
The break pads are binding to the rotors and it starts to smoke after a long drive
i just change the drive belt and the alternator light stays on
Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG RecallsLoose Airbag Trim Can Fly Off During Airbag Deployment
Mercedes-Benz is recalling certain model year 2011 G550 and G55 (AMG) vehicles manufactured from September 20, 2010, through April 27, 2011. If the front passenger airbag were to deploy, parts of its molding strip could become loose and become a projectile in the passenger compartment. This projectile would increase the risk of personal injury during airbag deployment. Dealers will reinforce the connection between the molding strip and airbag cover flap to correct this concern.
The covers of the grill that protect the front turns signals prevent the signals from being seen well enough. Dealers will replace the signal assemblies with improved ones optimized for usage with the grills free of charge to resolve the concern.
Mercedes-Benz is recalling 2009 550 G-Class models due to fuel line quick connectors that were not properly connected on the assembly line. In case of a frontal crash, the fuel pump may no longer function, which could lead to fuel loss. In the presence of an ignition source, a fuel leak can result in a fire. Dealers will check the connectors and install a new clamp free of charge.