2005 Mercedes-Benz CLK500 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 Mercedes-Benz CLK500

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2005 Mercedes-Benz CLK500 Problems

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.

"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. Communicating these specific symptoms to your technician can save diagnostic time.

Check Engine Light and Engine Misfire

Failed spark plug wires and/or ignition coils can cause intermittent misfires (rough running); the Check Engine Light may also illuminate. Diagnoses of the ignition system will be necessary to determine which components are at fault.

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2005 Mercedes-Benz CLK500 Questions

How much does it cost to get it repaired? (1 answer)

My dash lights along w other my interior lights sit and dim with the idle to the (1 answer)

When the car is idling the lights on dash and inside lights lights dim w the motor running

SUDDEN ONSET: DASH LIT UP LIKE CHRSITMAS, CAR STUCK IN PARK (2 answers)

I have a 2005 clk500 that I literally just purchased. I have another that got t-boned, so parts are at my disposal luckily. All of a sudden, CE light & ABS light were on and car wouldn't come out of park. Warnings included: Display malfunction, ESP malfunction & Break Wear. Had the sh...

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2005 Mercedes-Benz CLK500 Reviews

I bought my CLK 500 off a lease. It came Cerified with a one-year warranty. I had a problem with the cup holder. The interior piece cracked when I put a certain cup in it. I can still use it but it doesn't grip cups with a smaller circumference very well. Not a show stopper. The tranny has a quirk. After running for long periods at 45mph or better, there is a tendency for it to get stuck bet...
I purchased this Clk-500 with 25,000 miles on it. NOTHING BUT TROUBLE Electrical all kinds. Crank shaft sensor, tail light sensor, oil level sensor, coolant level sensor, The ignition will not turn on sometimes, radio will not turn on sometimes, Body trouble, Both front inner fender liners have come out more than once, top leaks, seats won't adjust, head rest won't adjust, Motor troub...

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