2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK430

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2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 Problems

"Crank no Start" Due to Failed Crankshaft Position Sensor

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.

Brake Pads & Rotors May Wear After 20,000 Miles

As a way to increase braking performance, the brake pads and rotors are make of a softer material and may be in need of replacement after approximately 20,000 miles; owners should be vigilant about getting their brakes checked.

Poor AC Performance Due to Refrigerant Loss

Poor AC performance may be caused by a refrigerant leak from the hose that connects the receiver drier to the AC condenser.

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2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 Questions

my inside headlight on the passenger side isn't working even after I changed it. (1 answer)

My heat just stopped blowing hot air... AC works fine (1 answer)

My heat just stopped Working. All it blows is cold air now, what could be wrong?

My clk430 stalls when I punch the gas (2 answers)

I try to pass a slower car and instead of my car dropping down in2 a lower gear and launching itself and start pulling, it stalls as if it's shutting down and then it starts pulling but then if I punch it a little more it does it everytime I punch the gas... But it never stalls when I just pu...

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2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 Reviews

Very nice car, but they are not easy to fix. Mine works but is starting to suffer mechanical failures.Talked to dealerships and tryed to get a scanner for it, and never got the thing to work to tell me whats going on with it. considered taking it to an auto crusher because a 11 year old vehicle should not be this hard to repair if you decide to fix it yourself. my bmw is hard to fix by way of r...
Have had this car for 3 years and would never let her go. Turns heads where ever I go. With the top down and all cleaned up even the young girls wave , and Im an old man. Best car Ive ever owned. 118,000 miles and runs like a bear. Few minor repairs. If you can find a good used one buy it.

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