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Air conditioning started blowing hot air
There are many components that allow the air conditioner in your Mercedes to blow ice cold on days when you need it the most, but without a bit more information it is difficult to determine if the A/C compressor is...
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Can Mercedes Control Arms Be Repaired in a Parking Lot?
Most if not all front end repairs that we offer can be done on the road or in a parking lot within one parking space. We recommend checking in with your building manager to make sure that this type of...
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Left front strut is 2 inches lower than rest
Hello there, thank you for asking about your 2001 Mercedes-Benz S55 AMG. Most of the time this is a problem with the strut itself. The air spring begins to fail, whether it is leaking or binding, and this will occur....
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Throttle suddenly goes out
Hi there, thank you for asking about your 2003 Mercedes-Benz S55 AMG. This is usually caused by a failing throttle body. The throttle motor or sensor fails and will cause this to occur. If the motor cannot move the throttle...
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Warning lights on and electronic system off
Hi there, thanks for writing in. Mercedes had a recall where the instrument cluster illumination may fail on this model and the cluster may need to be replaced. A dealer should be contacted to see of this vehicle was included...
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ABS & SRS lights on; car shifts hard and shudders
Hi there. These repairs that were done are fairly normal for this vehicle. It is very common for this car to have issues with these systems with age. I am actually a little surprised that there were not more issues...
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Cylinders 4 and 5 are misfiring - 2007 Mercedes-Benz S55 AMG
Hello. Most of the time if there is a misfire on those two cylinders it is not caused by the computer. Typically it is caused by either failing spark plugs or an internal problem. I usually start by doing a...
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Do I have to remove the radiator to replace my alternator?
Hello. My research indicates that there is more than one procedure for removing the alternator. Some procedures do require removing the radiator to access the alternator, however it appears that it can also be done without removing the radiator, if...
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Are my locks causing my battery to over night?
This may be a sign of a failing voltage regulator or a failing alternator. As you may know, the alternator is responsible for charging the battery while the engine runs by generating amperage and recharging the battery while the engine...

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