2006 Mercedes-Benz CLK350 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2006 Mercedes-Benz CLK350

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.

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I am being told that I have to replace the entire manifold because I have a faulty air flap

I checked the gas cap its ok, I am late for my service b Oil looks good, could use a qt.

Just had thenEGR valve replace Now the radio Will turn on and off but no buttons will work to change any function on radio panel
Only one station programed and work

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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.

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