1999 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1999 Mercedes-Benz CLK320
- Code P0170
- My windshield fluid comes out very slowly...like in weak squirts.
- What is the level of difficulty for engine swap? Book time, potential problems?
- Power steering went out & smelled burnt rubbr, but no blown tires. Broken belt?
- While driving the battery charge light & engine light came on then hard to turn
1999 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 Problems
The crankshaft position sensor may fail. Symptoms of this are: The engine will crank—but not start—especially when the engine is warm. The car may start again if it is left to cool off, but it may run roughly or have poor performance.
The instrument cluster display may lose pixels and need replacement. However, if the back lighting bulbs for the odometer display in the center of the cluster burn out, they can be replaced.
An engine Oil leak may develop from the PCV vent housing on the valve cover and/or the inspection plate on the front of the engine.
1999 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 Questions
The fluid going to the headlights squirts just fine. The fluid going to the windshield dribbles.
This problem just started today I'm thinking alternator??
I was wondering if there is a way that I can make the car alert the key somehow....or what if anything there is that I can do??? I have an emergency doctors appointment that I need to get my daughter to tomorrow and that's the only way I have to get her there. DESPERATE
1999 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 Recalls
1999 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 Reviews
I bought this 1999 clk 320 cabriolet with 75,000 miles. Within 3 mos. I had to replace the ac system. Very expensive proposal. I have had it for 4 years - 127,000 miles. Engine runs great. Needs a hydraulic pump for the convertible top. ($3800 est. from mb dealership to replace) needs new rearview mirror (est. of $1100 from mb dealership) handsome car but very expensive to repair adequate pic...
I read about the CLK320 Cabriolet when debuted. It looked great, but was expensive and had little rear visibility. I wrote it off until I saw a red 1999 with 35,000 miles at a used car sale in 2005. I drove it and immediately liked it. It had been through four owners and had been Starmarked and modified with AMG wheels and tires at one point. It was in such good condition that I thought it...
I love my CLK 320 cab but it is extremley expensive to repair. It has 55k on it.It is the most sensitive car I have ever owned. If one dash light goes on it goes into the trickel effect. Thats a 100 bucks just to start to fined the code. I going to just say other then a oil change, plan on a spending a min 1,000 to repair anything.Oh and anything to do with the convertable top make that 2,000