Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG

Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG Problems

Oil 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.

Flush Brake Fluid Every Two Years

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.

Engine Performance Problems Due to Crankshaft Position Sensor Failure

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.

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Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG Questions

Remote 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

I am having problem with break pads.i just got them replaced and they are bindin (1 answer)

The break pads are binding to the rotors and it starts to smoke after a long drive

alternator works fine and light is on what should i do ? (3 answers)

i just change the drive belt and the alternator light stays on

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Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG Recalls

Loose 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.

Front Turn Signals Not Bright Through Grill Cover

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 Recalls 2009 550 G-Class Vehicles Due to Fuel Line Problems

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.

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Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG Reviews

I have a 2011 G55 AMG. The horn and steering wheel instruments intermittently fail to operate for long periods of time. The Mercedes dealership in Fort lauderdale refused to even look at the problem since the steering wheel instruments worked the days that I took it in. Also the seat lumbar support pump on the passenger side keeps going on and off (possible leak). Finally when the vehicle g...

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