The instrument cluster display may lose pixels and need replacement. However, if the back lighting bulbs for the odometer display in the center of the cluster burn out, they can be replaced.
Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 1999 Mercedes-Benz CLK430
1999 Mercedes-Benz CLK430
1999 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 Problems
Cables in the convertible top tend to break. If the convertible top stops operating prior to reaching the desired open or closed position, the micro switches that sense the position of the top may have failed.
When the engine is running, but the vehicle is not moving, a rattle heard from beneath the vehicle could indicate that one of the exhaust catalytic converters has failed. The substrate (the internal part of the catalyst that reduces emissions) can loosen and bounce around inside the canister section of the converter—the defective unit will need to be replaced. If this problem is ignored, the substrate can break down and reduce to a ...
The CD changer may suffer from an internal mechanical problem. Replacement of the faulty unit is generally required to correct this issue.
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.
1999 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 Questions and Answers
Im considering buying this 99 CLK 430 with 80K but was wondering if I buy it.. do I need to perform any of the major services at this milage that would cost me alot..?I asked the seller this questi...
What is the cost estimate to replace motor mounts. I did not see this part listed, so I choose front struts as a close facsimile.
I'm getting a guote for about $950 to replace fuel level sensors due to erratic fuel readings. Sounds like mostly labor cost due to tank removal etc. Would that be true, does fuel tank...
The bearing and pulley sheared off of my 1999 4.3 liter clk 430. And I need to find and install a new one..can the carun without this? anyone know where to obtain one cheaply?
Last oil change was about 3 months ago. The car is running well to have som many miles. I just want to ensure I'm using the right kind of oil