2006 Mercedes-Benz CLK500 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2006 Mercedes-Benz CLK500

2006 Mercedes-Benz CLK500 Problems

Engine Performance Problems Due to Crankshaft Position Sensor Failure

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.

Broken Stepper Motor Actuating Arm May Cause Clicking Noise From Behind Dash

A repetitive clicking noise from behind the center area of the dash panel is usually caused by a broken stepper motor actuating arm. The actuating arm controls the direction of air flow in the climate control system. Disassembly of the center console will be required to access and change the broken arm with the updated, reinforced part.

Wire Connector on Transmission May Leak Fluid and Damage Control Module

The electrical connector at the automatic transmission may leak fluid into the wiring harness. If not repaired, the oil will migrate through the wiring harness and damage the transmission control module. At that point, a new harness and control module may be necessary to correct this problem.

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2006 Mercedes-Benz CLK500 Questions

how is it fixed what parts will i need. driver side window will not close (1 answer)

the whole unit is not working i need to get window back up as well as get into the trunk

Were do I fill in the Transmission Oil? (2 answers)

I cannot find were to put in the transmission oil
if possible can anyone give me diagrams for them or somewere to get free diagrams online.

switching gears (2 answers)

hey twice my car got stuck in first gear when going on an incline drove the car for awhile it happened turned the car off restarted and it was fine what can that be?

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2006 Mercedes-Benz CLK500 Recalls

Incorrect Software Calibration May Cause Fuel Pump to Remain Powered in a Collision

There is a faulty software calibration that affects several areas including shutting off the fuel supply in a collision. This could cause a fire hazard during an accident. Dealers will reprogram this software. The Mercedes-Benz recall number is 2008 070001. This recall began during August, 2008.

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2006 Mercedes-Benz CLK500 Reviews

great car to drive, very quick to respond with the 5.0 liter, drives excellent. i had to replace the air conditioning control unit in the interior of the car. also, the lifters make noise in the recent past.mechanic said 500 liter have had some issues with lifters. car has only 39k, and i am a bit disapointed especially that it is a mercedes, but over all, the car is a pleasure to own & drive. ...

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