1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

SMOG CHECK CALIFORNIA CL55 2006

Discussion in 'Engine, Drivetrain, Fuel and Exhaust' started by PUMP DR, Dec 13, 2012.

  1. PUMP DR

    PUMP DR New Member

    Messages:
    2
    Likes Received:
    0
    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2012
    Location:
    San Carlos
    Your Mercedes:
    2006 CL55 AMG
    Had the crankshaft position sensor fail. No run condition. Waited 5 minutes and it started. Took it to MB dealer. Service advisor said that even after replacement of CPS, smog machine will not create a certificate until all "parameters" are reset in ECM. May need to drive the car 20 miles or so. Seems to me that if one replaces CPS and clears check engine light with OBDII device, should be able to pass smog. Sounds like a BS story to me. Anyone have any knowledge of issue? My first MB. Everything is factory stock 62,000 miles.
     
  2. brandwooddixon

    brandwooddixon Senior Member

    Messages:
    3,263
    Likes Received:
    103
    Joined:
    Jul 31, 2006
    Location:
    Wolverhampton
    Your Mercedes:
    CL500 Bluefficency 2012
    I must admit that I don't know what a Californian Smog check entails, but I suspect that as your mechanic was using an ODBII device it may not be able to reset the system in the same way as an MB STAR could do.

    The car will self adapt once it's been taken for a run, but I don't think that it'd need 20 miles of driving.
     
  3. OP
    PUMP DR

    PUMP DR New Member

    Messages:
    2
    Likes Received:
    0
    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2012
    Location:
    San Carlos
    Your Mercedes:
    2006 CL55 AMG
    STAR INFO

    Hello Chris,
    Thanks for your reply. I need to learn about the STAR system. I know that the car is really fast and in great shape for a 2006, but being my first MB, I have a lot to learn. So does my credit card. LOL!
     
  4. Some guy on the internet

    Some guy on the internet Senior Member

    Messages:
    1,350
    Likes Received:
    9
    Joined:
    Jan 21, 2010
    Your Mercedes:
    A few.
    PUMP DR,

    TBH I think you'd get results for this kind of California only car enquiry on one of the US based MB forums such as http://www.benzworld.org/forums/ .
     
  5. television

    television Always remembered RIP

    Messages:
    164,074
    Likes Received:
    310
    Joined:
    Mar 14, 2005
    Location:
    Daventry
    Your Mercedes:
    2002 SL500, 216 CL500, all fully loaded
    Well I have never heard of the CPS needing to settle in so to speak, once you have cleared the code or it was cleared itself that is it
     
  6. Steve@Avantgarde

    Steve@Avantgarde Forum Supporter Authorised Forum Supporter

    Messages:
    6,825
    Likes Received:
    1,003
    Joined:
    Dec 8, 2009
    Location:
    Bristol/Somerset
    Your Mercedes:
    C220CDI AMG Line Premium, SLR McLaren Roadster, SL55 & C32AMG
    Once the code is cleared that is it, there are no other adaptation parameters, especially that relate to the emmisions system that the CPS influences.
     
  7. WG M-B

    WG M-B Senior Member Authorised Forum Supporter

    Messages:
    3,105
    Likes Received:
    6
    Joined:
    Dec 5, 2010
    Location:
    North west london
    Your Mercedes:
    C63 Wagon in black
    Sensor rotor adaptation?
     

Share This Page