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Mercedes-Benz SLK Electrical Problems

Mercedes-Benz SLK electrical Problems Mercedes-Benz SLK electrical Problems

161 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2000 or newer Mercedes-Benz SLK. 9 of these members (5.6%) have reported electrical repairs for their car. A total of 14 electrical repairs to Mercedes-Benz SLKs--an average of 0.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

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2009 Mercedes-Benz SLK 2dr Hardtop conv.

300-horsepower 3.5L V6 7-speed shiftable automatic RWD

9000 mi   Replace Command Head unit under warranty. Screen quit working although audio still worked 

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2008 Mercedes-Benz SLK 2dr Hardtop conv.

228-horsepower 3.0L V6 7-speed shiftable automatic RWD

24000 mi   Electrical, other than above, repair 

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2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK 2dr Hardtop conv.

268-horsepower 3.5L V6 7-speed shiftable automatic RWD

51000 mi US $146 Replaced low beam bulb on passenger side. Replaced the trunk struts. 

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2005 Mercedes-Benz SLK 2dr Hardtop conv.

268-horsepower 3.5L V6 7-speed shiftable automatic RWD

16213 mi   driver side heating seat non-function -- seat heater replaced 
47000 US $2300 Replace compressor. Navigation system DVD reader failed. 
30000   fixed under warranty right rear taillight bulb 
69700   the wiring harness inside the trunk had damage because of the trunk hinge (bad design). This prevented the trunk lock from opening and also shut down brake/reverse/rear fog lights from operating. 
72000 US $700 the left front blinker stops working even after the bulb was replaced several times during and after warranty. 
74000   AC was blowing hot air (not cooling). Service tech recharged AC and found it was still not cooling, replaced compression, coil, compressor grill and a bunch of other parts. 
76000   Instrument Cluster stopped working. Check Engine Light. Diagnosis said electronic key is faulty. Replaced key and erased code. 

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2005 Mercedes-Benz SLK 2dr Hardtop conv.

268-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed manual RWD

108300 mi US $500 auto wiper not funcitnoing 

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2005 Mercedes-Benz SLK 2-door

supercharged 4-cylinder manual 2WD

59000 mi £290 Worn blower motor for ventilation.replaced in 30-40 mins. All sorted. Cost is in gbp. 

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2001 Mercedes-Benz SLK 2dr Hardtop conv.

215-horsepower 3.2L V6 6-speed manual RWD

87792 mi   Auto Dimming Rear view mirror leaked and was inoperable. Removed and replaced mirror. 

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