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Mercedes-Benz SLK Electrical and AC Problems and Repair Histories

139 TrueDelta members own a 2000 or newer Mercedes-Benz SLK. 18 of these members (12.9%) have reported electrical and air conditioning repairs for their car. A total of 8 electrical and air conditioning repairs to Mercedes-Benz SLKs--an average of 0.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently Mercedes-Benz SLK problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

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Don't infer Mercedes-Benz SLK problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of Mercedes-Benz SLK repairs by problem area

42% of the Mercedes-Benz SLK repairs were to the engine, 9% to the transmission, 12% to the suspension, 24% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 6% to the body and trim, and 6% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 33 repairs.
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Repair costs are in local units.

2005 Mercedes-Benz SLK 2dr Hardtop conv.

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

Mercedes-Benz SLK in Connecticut, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
0 driver side heating seat non-function -- seat heater replaced 
Mercedes-Benz SLK in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
0 fixed under warranty right rear taillight bulb 
69700 0 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 700 the left front blinker stops working even after the bulb was replaced several times during and after warranty. 
Mercedes-Benz SLK in South Carolina, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2012 39000    
47000 2300 Replace compressor. Navigation system DVD reader failed. 
50000  

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2005 Mercedes-Benz SLK 2dr Hardtop conv.

268-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed manual RWD

Mercedes-Benz SLK in New York, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2012 107000    
108300 500 auto wiper not funcitnoing 
111000  

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2001 Mercedes-Benz SLK 2dr Hardtop conv.

215-horsepower 3.2L V6 6-speed manual RWD

Mercedes-Benz SLK in Colorado, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
0 Auto Dimming Rear view mirror leaked and was inoperable. Removed and replaced mirror. 

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