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2005 Mercedes-Benz CL65 AMG Long-Term Road Test

Edmunds.comEdmunds.com Posts: 10,059
edited September 2014 in Mercedes-Benz

image2005 Mercedes-Benz CL65 AMG Long-Term Road Test

The thick double-pane side glass on our long-term 2005 Mercedes-Benz CL65 AMG makes for an extremely quiet cabin, but at a small cost.

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Comments

  • is it the dual pane that is causing the problem or some type of heat rejecting treatment added to the glass that does it? I know some of the clear heat rejecting window films can block radio waves.
  • diondidiondi Posts: 71
    I think zim is right, Mercedes has a different treatment on their windows and that is the cause of the signal issues. This is probably the blue tint of most Mercedes glass compared to other cars' green. Glass is technically radio transparent...
  • Check the manual. In my 2003 S500, there's a "window" of opening in the front windshield for this purposes. In my car, it's the area right underneath the rearview mirror, about 5" by 5" square. The manual has a drawing of it. Give it a try.
  • greenponygreenpony Chicago, ILPosts: 531
    Warning: off-topic. Maybe this is a reflection of how far automakers have come in the last ten years, but other than a ton of features, this interior doesn't strike me as "luxurious". For a better perspective I just watched Donna's interior movie, and I was left with the impression that it's quite cheap. Do you guys feel this way when you're driving it?
  • First world problems.
  • mercedesfanmercedesfan Posts: 365
    @greenpony, Car makers absolutely have come a long way in the last 10 years, but even by modern standard the W215 is a pretty darn nice place to be. The switch gear used in ALL MB's of this vintage was not great so there is definitely room for complaint t
  • "The same is true with my garage door opener at home. Unless I roll down the window, the garage door stays closed."

    Most people would program one of the buttons on the rear view mirror to open their garage door.
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