2002 Mercedes-Benz CL500 Transmission Service

What Does Your Mercedes-Benz CL500 Transmission Do?

The transmission delivers power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive on your terms. Because of the transmission’s responsibility to translate the right dose of power into the right amount of speed, a small transmission issue can put a big dent in your CL500’s performance. Such problems aren’t hard to spot. 2002 Mercedes-Benz CL500 transmission problems could include shifting delays, jumping or grinding during acceleration, the car shaking on the road, or a burning smell or whistling sounds coming from under the hood. If you ignore Mercedes-Benz CL500 transmission issues you could see your fuel economy decrease or find that your CL500 isn’t working at all.

Mercedes-Benz Transmission Recommendations for 2002 CL500s

According to Mercedes-Benz, your CL500’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. First off, Mercedes-Benz recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 2002 Mercedes-Benz CL500s at certain intervals with Mercedes-Benz-approved transmission fluid. Our technicians know how to service your 2002 CL500 up to Mercedes-Benz-recommended standards. Schedule an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care at the first sign of transmission problems to help keep your engine running at peak performance.

How Much Do Mercedes-Benz CL500 Transmission Repairs Cost

We work to keep the average cost for Mercedes-Benz CL500 transmission fluid changes and repairs affordable. Drop by your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for a free Courtesy Check. We’ll check out your CL500’s major systems and components to help inform your car service decisions. Whether your vehicle needs a transmission fluid exchange or repair, you can rely on our Triple Promise to deliver a car that’s Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

2002 Mercedes-Benz CL500 Questions & Answers

  • Is it bad to ride the brakes in your Mercedes-Benz? Riding the brakes (keeping your foot lightly pressed on the brake pedal for a long time) can lead to transmission issues over time. Remember that when you’re driving down winding roads, and opt for engine braking when possible.
  • How much can I tow in a Mercedes-Benz CL500? Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how small it is. Defying your CL500 towing capacity can spell trouble for the transmission system. Check your owner's manual to ensure you have the proper towing setup and aren't going over your towing capacity.
  • When should I have my CL500's transmission fluid checked or exchanged? Regularly checking and exchanging your 2002 CL500’s transmission fluid is one of the best ways to help the transmission system perform. A general rule of thumb is to have your transmission fluid checked and changed about every 30,000 to 60,000 miles, but that timeline can change if you're hard on your Mercedes-Benz. Leaks or low transmission fluid are easy to spot and affordable to repair.

Take Time for Your Mercedes-Benz CL500 Transmission

Automatic or manual transmission, Firestone Complete Auto Care can help. Schedule a transmission service or repair today.