2007 Mercedes-Benz CLK350 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2007 Mercedes-Benz CLK350
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2007 Mercedes-Benz CLK350 ProblemsInternal Component Failure May Cause Rough Shifting
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.
Going over large bumps in convertible models may cause the roll bar to deploy, rendering the roof inoperative. Special tools are generally required to return the roll bar to its stowed position.
Computer control modules for the seats and doors, the CD changer, and the brake lamp switch tend to fail.
2007 Mercedes-Benz CLK350 QuestionsCheck Engine Light - does it warn of fuel pump failure? (1 answer)
My car recently stalled while going 60 mph on a bridge in heavy traffic. Very scary. The problem was the fuel pump. I was upset since the car was just serviced a month ago. Are there electronic warning signs that should have gone off? Or should my mechanic have seen the problem a month ago?
2007 Mercedes-Benz CLK350 RecallsIncorrect Software Calibration May Cause Fuel Pump to Remain Powered in a Collision
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.