Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG Repair and Maintenance
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Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG ProblemsFront thrust arm and control arm bushing can crack or tear
The evaporator temperature sensor can fail, causing the AC compressor not to cycle. If the AC compressor does not turn on, the AC system will not blow cold air. If the compressor is stuck on, the air will be very cold at first, before warming up.
High mileage or older vehicles commonly develop leaks from the differential seals and/or cover. Our technicians recommend a complete reseal of the differential unit whenever these leaks are repaired.
Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG Questionscar is slipping out of gear into apparently neutral while coming off acceleration and can only be corrected by restarting or slowing to ten miles per hour or around that number (2 answers)
transmission seams to perform good until this coming out of gear ocurs
transmission seams to perform fine ,problem is corrected if car slows down to like 10 miles per hr it automatically goes back in gear,happens all the time,any info on this flaw?
can not move the gear lever stuck ip, batteries are ok, do not start, esp lights and it says that it is defective?
Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG RecallsFront Passenger Seat Air Bag May Not Deploy Properly
In a crash that deploys vehicle air bags to protect occupants, the passenger seat air bag may not deploy, increasing risk of injury. Dealers will replace the passenger seat air bag free of charge to resolve the problem.
The occupant detection system may unintentionally shut off the passenger front air bag due to a sensitivity issue in the sensor mounted within the passenger seat cushion. Dealers will replace the passenger side seat cushion which includes the sensor free of charge to resolve the concern.
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.