All 2003 Mercedes-Benz SL500 Recalls

Category Date Summary
Electrical and Communications 09 July 2008 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.
Brakes 05 April 2005 On certain vehicles, the sensotronic brake control (sbc) system may prematurely shift to the hydraulic back-up function mode, due to deterioration of the wiring harness connection, or due to premature failure of the hydraulic pump.
Brakes 25 June 2004 On certain vehicles, the electronic monitoring system of the sensotronic brake control (sbc) is designed to monitor the pressure gradient within the high pressure line of the brake system. if an unacceptable pressure gradient is detected, the system will switch, as it is designed to do, into the hydraulic function mode.

Most Recent 2003 Mercedes-Benz SL500 Consumer Complaints

Component Date of Report Summary
Service Brakes 28 January 2014 While driving to work, i was going about 35 mph when the dash lights up red saying "service brakes, stop vehicle, etc". my mechanic looked over everything to do with brakes and could not fix it. he called mercedes of tallahassee and was told it was an electrical issue that was a common problem with this vehicle. it did have a recall on it, but it expired in july last year, just my luck. so i googled it and have now found tons of people with the same experience! how can the vehicle safety administration legally allow mercedes benz to continue letting this happen to people? how many accidents must take place, or god forbid deaths before something is done? i have no option but to pay out of pocket to have this piece of $100k junk fixed and pray it never happens again! mercedes benz and the vehicle safety administration better pray this doesn't cause an accident or i will sue the hell out of both!
Unknown Or Other 28 January 2014 While driving to work, i was going about 35 mph when the dash lights up red saying "service brakes, stop vehicle, etc". my mechanic looked over everything to do with brakes and could not fix it. he called mercedes of tallahassee and was told it was an electrical issue that was a common problem with this vehicle. it did have a recall on it, but it expired in july last year, just my luck. so i googled it and have now found tons of people with the same experience! how can the vehicle safety administration legally allow mercedes benz to continue letting this happen to people? how many accidents must take place, or god forbid deaths before something is done? i have no option but to pay out of pocket to have this piece of $100k junk fixed and pray it never happens again! mercedes benz and the vehicle safety administration better pray this doesn't cause an accident or i will sue the hell out of both!
Electrical System 28 January 2014 While driving to work, i was going about 35 mph when the dash lights up red saying "service brakes, stop vehicle, etc". my mechanic looked over everything to do with brakes and could not fix it. he called mercedes of tallahassee and was told it was an electrical issue that was a common problem with this vehicle. it did have a recall on it, but it expired in july last year, just my luck. so i googled it and have now found tons of people with the same experience! how can the vehicle safety administration legally allow mercedes benz to continue letting this happen to people? how many accidents must take place, or god forbid deaths before something is done? i have no option but to pay out of pocket to have this piece of $100k junk fixed and pray it never happens again! mercedes benz and the vehicle safety administration better pray this doesn't cause an accident or i will sue the hell out of both!

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