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Mercedes-Benz S55 AMG Recalls

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Most Recent Mercedes-Benz S55 AMG Recall

On August 1, 2008, Mercedes-Benz recalled 404 Mercedes-Benz S55 AMG. Mercedes-benz is recalling my 2006-2008 m-class, r-class, my 2005-2009 slk-class, my 2005-2008 c-class, my 2003-2004 and 2006-2008 clk-class, my 2003-2008 e-class, my 2004 and 2008 cl-class, my 2008 cls-class, my 2004 and 2007-2008 s-class, my 2003 g-class, and my 2003-2004, 2006 and 2009 sl-class vehicles. a software calibration number (scn) coding received on the affected vehicles during a recent workshop visit was incorrect. depending on the model year and model affected, the results of an incorrect scn coding can affect a number of vehicle safety and emission functions including the following types of functions: (1) the fuel gauge readings may be incorrect; (2) a stuck fuel-level sensor may not be displayed in the instrument cluster; (3) the obd system may cause the check engine light to illuminate incorrectly; and, (4) the speedometer may be out of tolerance.
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Mercedes-Benz S55 AMG Recall Details

RepairPal Expert Overview on August 1, 2008

There are several computers in the vehicle and each computer requires proper software to operate the each vehicle system. One particular software calibration on this vehicle was erroneous from the factory and could keep the fuel system powered after an accident. This can cause fuel to continue to flow even after an accident.

Please contact your Mercedes-Benz dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on July 2, 2007
On certain vehicles, corrosion may occur in the inner steel portions of the active body control's (abc) high pressure distribution hose due to extensive exposure to humidity causing deterioration of the hose.
RepairPal Expert Overview on September 29, 2006

The instrument cluster is the component that contains your vehicle's gauges, speedometer, and warning indicators. Mercedes-Benz has found that some instrument clusters have faulty lighting, which makes the gauges and speedometer difficult to read.

Please contact your Mercedes-Benz dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.  

RepairPal Expert Overview on October 18, 2004

The heater and air conditioning system fan is driven by a motor, which may lose power and stop working. 

Please contact your Mercedes-Benz dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you as to what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on August 17, 2004

The trunk lid springs may fail. As a result, the trunk lid will not remain in the open position and could cause injury if it comes down unexpectedly.

Mercedes-Benz will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning August 17, 2004. If your trunk lid will not stay up, or you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It's helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) when you call.