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
Unknown Or Other 15 February 2015 Driving along on 2/14/2015, i hear a banging coming from the back of the car. i notice it only does it when i am excelling or braking. i thought there may be something in the trunk, like a liquid with something floating in it, banging up against the side of the container. after i parked, i checked out the box that i have put in the back of my car. there was nothing there that would make this noise. upon further investigation, i see that there many complaints against the baffle that is inside the gas tank that comes lose and bangs the sides of the gas tank. this is not acceptable. i will take my car to the shop on tuesday and see about repairs and having mb pay for it.
Fuel/Propulsion System 15 February 2015 Driving along on 2/14/2015, i hear a banging coming from the back of the car. i notice it only does it when i am excelling or braking. i thought there may be something in the trunk, like a liquid with something floating in it, banging up against the side of the container. after i parked, i checked out the box that i have put in the back of my car. there was nothing there that would make this noise. upon further investigation, i see that there many complaints against the baffle that is inside the gas tank that comes lose and bangs the sides of the gas tank. this is not acceptable. i will take my car to the shop on tuesday and see about repairs and having mb pay for it.
Suspension 23 November 2014 Started car and got message: "abc malfunction, car too low". in actuality, car elevated. the ride of the car has changed. it has a soft and floaty feeling compared to its normal stiffer ride. i have seen the above complaint on the internet multiple times. it seems this is a wide problem. i haven't heard any recalls from mercedes.

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