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TSB List for the 2015 Mercedes-Benz CLS550

Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2015 CLS550 are official communications between Mercedes-Benz & their dealerships that describe processes for troubleshooting or fixing certain common problems. All vehicle manufacturers are required by U.S. law to make their TSBs available to the public.

  • STEERING
  • SUSPENSION
  • BRAKES (PWS)
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
  • PARKING BRAKE
  • ENGINE (PWS)
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
  • POWER TRAIN
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL
  • LIGHTING (PWS)
  • EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
  • EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:CONCEALMENT DEVICES
  • VISIBILITY
  • SEAT BELTS
  • SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
  • SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
  • STRUCTURE
  • STRUCTURE:BODY
  • STRUCTURE:BODY:TRUNK LID
  • SEATS
  • ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL
  • ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL:AUTOMATIC (ASC)
  • FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: SENSING SYSTEM: CAMERA
  • LANE DEPARTURE
  • LANE DEPARTURE: SENSING SYSTEM: CAMERA
  • BACK OVER PREVENTION
  • COMMUNICATION
  • EQUIPMENT
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)
  • EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY
  • STEERING

    • TSB #LI46.15-P-058505

      Date Announced:
      FEB 25, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167002

      Creaking noise when making vertical or longitudinal adjustment to electrical steering column Read More »

    • TSB #LI46.10-P-057961

      Date Announced:
      FEB 18, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167000

      Surface damage on steering wheel trim Read More »

    SUSPENSION

    BRAKES (PWS)

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

    • TSB #LI42.47-P-067502

      Date Announced:
      DEC 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10186135

      If the customer brakes sharply from a speed of > 30mph, without ABS intervention, there is a single cracking noise from the area of the ESP hydraulic unit Read More »

    PARKING BRAKE

    • TSB #LI54 65-P-068316

      Date Announced:
      JUL 03, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10151926

      Warnings without obvious cause from front parking sensors in vehicles with AMG Styling Package (SA code 772) Read More »

    ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #LI5418P067550

      Date Announced:
      JAN 25, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10154018

      ESP, BAS, PRE-SAFE - Fault message in instrument cluster Read More »

    • TSB #LI05 20-P-067123

      Date Announced:
      OCT 09, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10158329

      Oil in engine wiring harness Read More »

    • TSB #LI07-04-P061777

      Date Announced:
      JUL 06, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10058563

      XENTRY (MERCEDES): STORED IN ENGINE CONTROL UNIT (ECU) IS FAULT TO EXHAUST BACK PRESSURE SENSOR CAUSING ENGINE TO BE IN LIMP HOME MODE AND DIAGNOSIS WARNING LAMP ACTIVATED. MODEL 176, 246, 204, 212, 166, 207, 218, 221, 251. Read More »

    • TSB #LI54-18-P-057927

      Date Announced:
      JUN 04, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10058548

      XENTRY (DAIMLER): STORED IN ENGINE CONTROL UNIT ARE FAULTS RELATING TO THROTTLE VALVE ACTUATOR AND/OR OXYGEN SENSOR DUE TO OCCASIONAL TRANSITION RESISTANCE AT CONTACTS, CAUSING ENGINE DIAGNOSIS WARNING LAMP TO BE INACTIVE. MODEL ALL. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • TSB #LI05.10-P-056435

      Date Announced:
      MAR 21, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167488

      Engine rattling noise after engine start for several seconds Read More »

    • TSB #LI47.40-P-053871

      Date Announced:
      JUL 10, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167554

      Engine diagnosis warning lamp activated. Fault code P045600 "Very fine leak" or P044200 "Fine leak" stored in engine control unit. Read More »

    • TSB #LI03.20-P-048278

      Date Announced:
      MAR 26, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10135950

      Engine makes intermittent knocking noise, ticking/crackling Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL

    • TSB #LI07-04-P061777

      Date Announced:
      JUL 06, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10058563

      XENTRY (MERCEDES): STORED IN ENGINE CONTROL UNIT (ECU) IS FAULT TO EXHAUST BACK PRESSURE SENSOR CAUSING ENGINE TO BE IN LIMP HOME MODE AND DIAGNOSIS WARNING LAMP ACTIVATED. MODEL 176, 246, 204, 212, 166, 207, 218, 221, 251. Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

    • TSB #LI01.30-P-058630

      Date Announced:
      MAR 21, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167487

      Minor leaks at the oil duct of the left or right cylinder head of engines 157, 276 and 278. 1. Left cylinder head: Oil passage plug hole on left beside mechanical vacuum pump. 2. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN

    • TSB #LI54.15-P-057373

      Date Announced:
      FEB 28, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167510

      The vehicle cannot be started The vehicle may start by itself shortly after the startup attempt with a delay, as the relay can be late closing. and/or The gear selection is displayed, but no gear is engaged. Read More »

    • TSB #LI27.50-P-056467

      Date Announced:
      JUL 26, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167547

      Shift quality complaints and/or automatic transmission in limp-home mode in combination with one or more of the following fault codes: P060600, P072200, P072300, P072364, P072900, P073000, P073100, P073200, P073300, P073400, P073500, ... Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #LI27-00-P-060097

      Date Announced:
      JUL 07, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10058546

      XENTRY (DAIMLER): AFTER KEY CYCLE, VEHICLE IN LIMP HOME MODE, RETURNS TO NORMAL OPERATION DUE TO BEING STUCK ON CLUTCH PACK OR THE SHIFT VALVE FAULT. MODEL ALL. NO YEARS LISTED. *PE Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #LI54.30-P-072145

      Date Announced:
      DEC 10, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10186141

      NTG5.5: Incorrect time shown on instrument cluster, COMAND display, and analog clock Read More »

    • TSB #LI54-30-P-068844

      Date Announced:
      JAN 30, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10155126

      Model series 257: In the Edition 1, the Welcome graphic is not displayed in the instrument cluster with the specific Edition animation. Read More »

    • TSB #LI54 65-P-068316

      Date Announced:
      JUL 03, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10151926

      Warnings without obvious cause from front parking sensors in vehicles with AMG Styling Package (SA code 772) Read More »

    • TSB #LI01.30-P-058630

      Date Announced:
      MAR 21, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167487

      Minor leaks at the oil duct of the left or right cylinder head of engines 157, 276 and 278. 1. Left cylinder head: Oil passage plug hole on left beside mechanical vacuum pump. 2. Read More »

    • TSB #LI54.15-P-057373

      Date Announced:
      FEB 28, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167510

      The vehicle cannot be started The vehicle may start by itself shortly after the startup attempt with a delay, as the relay can be late closing. and/or The gear selection is displayed, but no gear is engaged. Read More »

    • TSB #LI49.20-P-056353

      Date Announced:
      FEB 25, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167007

      Engine diagnosis warning lamp active. Fault code 20BE1B and/or 20BD1B (The heating element of the AdBlue tank has a malfunction) is logged in the Blue-Tec control unit. Read More »

    • TSB #LI49.20-P-056353

      Date Announced:
      FEB 12, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167006

      Engine diagnosis warning lamp active. Fault code 20BE1B and/or 20BD1B (The heating element of the AdBlue tank has a malfunction) is logged in the Blue-Tec control unit. Read More »

    • TSB #LI54.25-P-056472

      Date Announced:
      FEB 10, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167015

      The key is not recognized in the electronic ignition switch, the vehicle cannot be started and/or the automatic transmission may perform an "Automatic P function" at speeds below 6 km/h. Read More »

    • TSB #S-SC- 2013090008

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167040

      This Service Campaign has been initiated because Daimler AG (DAG), the manufacturer of Mercedes-Benz vehicles, has determined that the mbrace software does not correspond to current production configuration. Read More »

    • TSB #LI82.95-P-056655

      Date Announced:
      JUL 12, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167564

      Customer experiences low battery conditions, resulting in jump starts, and eventually requiring battery replacement. Read More »

    • TSB #LI82.85-P-055695

      Date Announced:
      JUL 08, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167563

      The COMAND unit does not start or the COMAND display remains dark. The COMAND unit cannot be operated. Note: The problem disappears after a lengthy idle period (>6h) or after interrupting the power supply (circuit 30). Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

    • TSB #LI54.30-P-072145

      Date Announced:
      DEC 10, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10186141

      NTG5.5: Incorrect time shown on instrument cluster, COMAND display, and analog clock Read More »

    • TSB #C1A-15-06-01

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10058525

      MERCEDES: INFORMATION PROCEDURES ON THE REPAIR AND REPLACEMENT OF THE INSTRUMENT PANEL IN DASHBOARD OF SOME VEHICLES. MODEL 2015 205 (C CLASS). *PE Read More »

    LIGHTING (PWS)

    • TSB #LI82.10-P-064766

      Date Announced:
      JUN 30, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10177571

      Lamp unit fogged or droplets forming. Due to the vent openings, the lamp unit is an "open system". This means that acidic gases, moisture, dirt and exhaust gases can penetrate it. This can result in deposits on the diffuser and lens. Read More »

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

    • TSB #SC-2015050002

      Date Announced:
      JUN 12, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10058549

      MERCEDES: SOME VEHICLES DO NOT HAVE INSTALLED THE HEADLAMP HORIZONTAL ADJUSTMENT SEALING (SCREW) CAPS AND THEY SHOULD BE INSTALLED AT NEXT DEALER VISIT. MODEL 2015 205 (C CLASS). *PE Read More »

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:CONCEALMENT DEVICES

    • TSB #LI82.10-P-064766

      Date Announced:
      JUN 30, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10177571

      Lamp unit fogged or droplets forming. Due to the vent openings, the lamp unit is an "open system". This means that acidic gases, moisture, dirt and exhaust gases can penetrate it. This can result in deposits on the diffuser and lens. Read More »

    VISIBILITY

    SEAT BELTS

    SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR

    • TSB #LI91-00-P-061754

      Date Announced:
      JUN 30, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10058547

      XENTRY (DAIMLER): SOME VEHICLES EXPERIENCE AN INCOMPLETE NORMALIZATION OF SEAT CUSHION AND BLOCKING BETWEEN SEAT BELT BUCKLE AND CONTROL UNIT DETECTS BLOCKAGE AND ABORTS NORMALIZATION SEQUENCE. MODEL 222 (CODE 232 + 224 +305). Read More »

    SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #LI91-00-P-061754

      Date Announced:
      JUN 30, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10058547

      XENTRY (DAIMLER): SOME VEHICLES EXPERIENCE AN INCOMPLETE NORMALIZATION OF SEAT CUSHION AND BLOCKING BETWEEN SEAT BELT BUCKLE AND CONTROL UNIT DETECTS BLOCKAGE AND ABORTS NORMALIZATION SEQUENCE. MODEL 222 (CODE 232 + 224 +305). Read More »

    STRUCTURE

    STRUCTURE:BODY

    STRUCTURE:BODY:TRUNK LID

    SEATS

    • TSB #LI91-00-P-061754

      Date Announced:
      JUN 30, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10058547

      XENTRY (DAIMLER): SOME VEHICLES EXPERIENCE AN INCOMPLETE NORMALIZATION OF SEAT CUSHION AND BLOCKING BETWEEN SEAT BELT BUCKLE AND CONTROL UNIT DETECTS BLOCKAGE AND ABORTS NORMALIZATION SEQUENCE. MODEL 222 (CODE 232 + 224 +305). Read More »

    • TSB #LI91.10-P-048411

      Date Announced:
      JUL 12, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10166080

      The pneumatic 4-way lumbar support fails. Lumbar support pockets cannot be filled up or they drain. Read More »

    • TSB #LI91.10-P-059386

      Date Announced:
      JUL 12, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10166092

      Dynamic seat control is not functioning correctly and/or air cushions do not inflate fully. Read More »

    ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL

    • TSB #SC-2015070001

      Date Announced:
      JUL 17, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10058543

      MERCEDES: SOFTWARE UPDATE IS REQUIRED DUE TO NOT MEETING CURRENT PRODUCTION CONFIGURATION FOR ELECTRONIC STABILITY PROGRAM (ESP) CONTROL MODULE SOFTWARE. MODEL 2016 190. *PE UPDATED 10/9/15. Read More »

    ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL:AUTOMATIC (ASC)

    • TSB #LI42.47-P-067502

      Date Announced:
      DEC 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10186135

      If the customer brakes sharply from a speed of > 30mph, without ABS intervention, there is a single cracking noise from the area of the ESP hydraulic unit Read More »

    FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: SENSING SYSTEM: CAMERA

    LANE DEPARTURE

    • TSB #LI54 65-P-068316

      Date Announced:
      JUL 03, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10151926

      Warnings without obvious cause from front parking sensors in vehicles with AMG Styling Package (SA code 772) Read More »

    LANE DEPARTURE: SENSING SYSTEM: CAMERA

    BACK OVER PREVENTION

    COMMUNICATION

    • TSB #LI82.85-P-071453

      Date Announced:
      JUL 31, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179966

      Incorrect time and/or instrument cluster message "SOS, service not activated" and/or Mercedes Me connect services nonfunctional Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #LI82.10-P-064766

      Date Announced:
      JUN 30, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10177571

      Lamp unit fogged or droplets forming. Due to the vent openings, the lamp unit is an "open system". This means that acidic gases, moisture, dirt and exhaust gases can penetrate it. This can result in deposits on the diffuser and lens. Read More »

    • TSB #NCU - HVAC Warra

      Date Announced:
      MAY 21, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176670

      To enhance the satisfaction of our customers, avoid further costs of litigation and return focus to its core businesses, Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) has entered into a settlement regarding claims relating to alleged mold and mildew ... Read More »

    • TSB #LI72 40-P-069669

      Date Announced:
      APR 25, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160730

      Window lifter inoperative Read More »

    • TSB #LI82 70-P-067429

      Date Announced:
      JUL 12, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10151941

      Inductive charging: iPhone is not reliably charged Read More »

    • TSB #SC-2015060002

      Date Announced:
      JUL 17, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10058542

      MERCEDES: DETERMINATION OF A LEAKAGE AT TURBOCHARGER OIL FEED LINE, WHICH FAILS TO MEET SERIES PRODUCTION, NEEDS TO BE INSPECTED AND REPLACED, IF NECESSARY. MODEL 2015-16 190 (GTS), 205 (C-CLASS). Read More »

    • TSB #LI82.85-P-058582

      Date Announced:
      MAR 03, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167525

      Apple products (iPhone or iPod) are not charged via the serial USB interface of the COMAND Online control unit (A40/3) in the stowage compartment of the center console. Read More »

    • TSB #GI88.40-P-057430

      Date Announced:
      FEB 03, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10166976

      Message in instrument cluster "DISTRONIC PLUSCurrently Unavailable - See Owner's Manual" Read More »

    • TSB #LI68.10-P-056727

      Date Announced:
      JUL 09, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167556

      Glove box squeaks/rattles at top left mounting. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

    • TSB #LI82.85-P-071453

      Date Announced:
      JUL 31, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179966

      Incorrect time and/or instrument cluster message "SOS, service not activated" and/or Mercedes Me connect services nonfunctional Read More »

    EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

    • TSB #SC-2015050002

      Date Announced:
      JUN 12, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10058549

      MERCEDES: SOME VEHICLES DO NOT HAVE INSTALLED THE HEADLAMP HORIZONTAL ADJUSTMENT SEALING (SCREW) CAPS AND THEY SHOULD BE INSTALLED AT NEXT DEALER VISIT. MODEL 2015 205 (C CLASS). *PE Read More »

    • TSB #CB-2015060006

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10058526

      MERCEDES: ON SOME VEHICLES LEFT SIDE OF ENGINE, THE HEAT SHIELD WAS MISTAKENLY INSTALLED AND CAUSES CLEARANCE CONDITION AND NEEDS TO BE REMOVED. MODEL 2015 212, 218 (E, CLS). *PE Read More »

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