2004 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2004 Mercedes-Benz CLK320

2004 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.

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.

Cup holders in the dash are known to break requiring repair or replacement.

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2004 Mercedes-Benz CLK320 Questions

For the past 4 days the car started to die. I'll be driving all the lights go on and it dies. I try to restart it, it makes the sound of a starting car, but it doesn't turn over and dies. I let it sit for about 30 40 minutes and it starts just fine and drives. Also this happens when the c...

I replaced the sunroof and I would like to know how to program it

Before the smoking problem started the A/C would go in and out some times it would be very cold and other time it would blow warm air and need to be reset. Now smoke start to come into the car from the fuse box. How do i fix this, what parts do I need, and where can I get them?

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2004 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.

Some seat belt buckles may have a burr on a metal component of the locking mechanism. This could prevent the seat belt from locking under certain conditions. In the event of a crash, the seat occupant may not be properly restrained, increasing the risk of injury. Dealers will replace the affected seat belts. This recall is expected to begin on December 22, 2003. The Mercedes-Benz recall number is 2003 120006.

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