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Mercedes-Benz SL550 Problems

Find the most common issues based on car owner complaints

Most Common Mercedes-Benz SL550 Problems

The active body control system can leak fluid from numerous areas, including the tandem pump, hydraulic lines, struts, and/or seals.
Leaks in the pneumatic system will cause problems with the dynamic seats and the trunk and/or door closing assist.
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...
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2 Known Mercedes-Benz SL550 Brake Problems

2 Known Mercedes-Benz SL550 Drive Train Problems

2 Known Mercedes-Benz SL550 Electrical & Lights Problems

2 Known Mercedes-Benz SL550 Engine Problems

1 Known Mercedes-Benz SL550 Heating & Air Conditioning Problem

2 Known Mercedes-Benz SL550 Miscellaneous Problems

2 Known Mercedes-Benz SL550 Suspension & Steering Problems

13 Known Mercedes-Benz SL550 Problems

Years to Avoid

Based on owner-submitted report and recall notices, Mercedes-Benz SL550 years 2007, 2009, and 2008 are the most likely to experience problems.

2007 Mercedes-Benz SL550
2009 Mercedes-Benz SL550
2008 Mercedes-Benz SL550
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