2008 Mercedes-Benz CLK350 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Mercedes-Benz CLK350
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2008 Mercedes-Benz CLK350 ProblemsGoing Over Bumps in Convertibles May Cause Roll Bar to Deploy
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.
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.
Computer control modules for the seats and doors, the CD changer, and the brake lamp switch tend to fail.
2008 Mercedes-Benz CLK350 QuestionsAfter battery change, convertible does not operate. (1 answer)
Info screen on dash says trunk partition open when attempting to lower top.
My windshield wipers work, but the cleaner won't spray. This is constant since a few months ago. I don't hear any pump running when I press the wiper column. The reservoir is full.
2008 Mercedes-Benz CLK350 RecallsInternal Failure of Front Interior Control Module
Transistors used in the front signal acquisition and actuation module (SAM-F) may have been damaged during module assembly. As a result, the module could fail without warning, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will inspect and replace the affected modules as necessary. This recall is scheduled to begin on May 2, 2008. The Mercedes-Benz recall number is 2008 030005.
The rear outer seat belts may not latch correctly when used with certain child safety seats, increasing the risk of injury in the event of a crash. Dealers will replace the affected seat belts. This recall is expected to begin on November 19, 2007. The Mercedes-Benz recall number is 2007-100002.