2000 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2000 Mercedes-Benz CLK430
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2000 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 ProblemsCables in Convertible Top May Break
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 size that plugs the outlet pipe, which will cause a sudden loss in power.
2000 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 QuestionsMy car does this vibrating thing when I reach speeds of 40 (1 answer)
When I give it more gas it will sort of lessen . I have gotten an alignment done. Stock tires and replaced the rear wheel differncial got replaced. I heard it could be the arm controls, the bushing, and rotors. I don't know what it is but I really need some answers so I can get it fixed.
After a wait today it started right up . fuel filter just replaced. Fuel pump going?