2006 Mercedes-Benz CLK350 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2006 Mercedes-Benz CLK350
- BALANCE SHAFT GONE W/ONLY 66,000 MILES ON CAR
- how do you open the filter housing to replace the air filter on a Mercedes CLK 350
- Is it necessary to replace entire headlight assembly when 1 cover is broken?
- Uneven tire wear due to factory lowering of car?
- Transmission not shifting at time and or slipping on take off.
2006 Mercedes-Benz CLK350 Problems
Vehicles equipped with a 7-speed automatic transmission may develop a rough shifting condition, most commonly going up from first to second gear and going down from third to second or second to first gear. Our technicians tell us this is due to an internal component failure. Mercedes has released updated parts; the transmission will need to be removed and disassembled to complete the necessary repairs.
The camshaft adjuster solenoid (which is related to the variable valve timing system) may fail or timing chain/balance shaft components may wear, resulting in illumination of the Check Engine Light and various drivability issues. Mercedes-Benz has released a service bulletin outlining specific repair instructions depending on fault codes stored.
The heating, ventilation and AC (HVAC) heater box is susceptible to mildew buildup. This can result in a musty odor from the HVAC system, most noticeable when the system is first turned on.
2006 Mercedes-Benz CLK350 Questions
Smaller light cover is broekn. Bulb works. Larger headlight not working. Cover is nor broken. Lightd are Xenon.
I have replaced my tires (full set) twice this year because I am told the factory lowering causes uneven tire wear. Life of tires has been about 15,000 miles and I am also told that is about as good as I can get no matter the quality of the tires. Also, can't rotate tires. Car is converti...
My car CLK350 have 33K. The check engine light is on and the transmission is not shift properly. Mercedes dealer charge me 2500 to fix this problem. Just replace the electrical valve body and perform adaptation to transmission control module. Do you think the car running only 33K will have the tr...
2006 Mercedes-Benz CLK350 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.