2003 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2003 Mercedes-Benz CLK320
- what will make the right front tire turn out much further than its left one ?
- Is it common for a new steering pump to crack the steering rack?
- Radiator fan runs constantly at very high speeds. can this cause damage.
- The crankshaft sensor is no longer located between the engine and the firewall.
- What can go wrong with the crank position sensor?
2003 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.
2003 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 Questions
sometimes the brakes will make like a chugging sensation like they are grabbing and slipping repeatedely.
and when backing up the right front tire operates normally but the right tire turned almost sideways in its wheel base, i pulled it back forward parked it, and got on line to fill this out
the problem occurs when the engine starts until it stops. Now the radio has no sound and A/c is inoperative
The crankshaft sensor was moved to a different location in the later models. Where is the senor now located?
2003 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 Recalls
There is a faulty software calibration that affects several areas including shutting off the fuel supply in a collision. This could cause a fire hazard during an accident. Dealers will reprogram this software. The Mercedes-Benz recall number is 2008 070001. This recall began during August, 2008.