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#1 Old 01-27-2017
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Really joined to see if others were having the same problems I'm having... GPS won't go on toll roads despite settings checked, awful smells coming from vent, bone jarring suspension on small bumps / holes... Other than that it's a beautiful car and I've always wanted an SL...
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Welcome from Northamptonshire, England. The AMG line cars do have a fairly hard suspension set up, I have seen quite a few comments on the forum about this. I have the same and it can be a little jarring at times. Can't help with the other problem but someone will be able to I am sure.
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Welcome from Wirral, England.


It's best to post issues separate from your intro as not all read the intros.


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Your suspension might be the option taken at purchase, or the fact that sports cars do have a harsher suspension to gain handling.
Get your datacard, as suggested in post 2 and see.
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Welcome to the forum from the mid-cities area.
You might need to change out your cabin filter to help with the smell,,,,, it might have gotten wet and starting to smell bad.

Enjoy the top down ride, bit cold here at DFW this week but sunny. I drove around with the top down yesterday and enjoyed every minute.
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Welcome from Maryland Dave, your car may not take you on toll road because it knows you shouldn't have to pay to use the public highway system in the united states, that is what taxes are for, seems Germany would agree
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just kidding, try giving your car access to the hotspot on your phone and do a map update
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