2002 Mercedes-Benz CLK55 AMG Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2002 Mercedes-Benz CLK55 AMG

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2002 Mercedes-Benz CLK55 AMG 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.

Replace air filter when replacing failed mass air flow sensor

The mass air flow (MAF) sensor tends to fail. The engine air filter should be replaced when the mass air flow sensor is replaced; a dirty filter can allow debris to damage the new sensor.

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2002 Mercedes-Benz CLK55 AMG Questions

transmission slips in 1st only til operating temp is reached (1 answer)

If I change the s/w switch from s to w trans seams to not slip nearly as bad.after the car is driven til operating temp there is no more slipping problem

Sometimes the top takes forever to come down, even while holding the button. (1 answer)

Does the trunk have to be completely empty before it will
come down?

Is there a way to manually take the top down and then
put it up automatically.

I have had it for 2 year, the first 3 or 4 times I tried, it opened successfully, and then seemed to stall. Is there a fized time for the p...

HOW DO YOU INSTALL SERPENTINE BELT (2 answers)

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2002 Mercedes-Benz CLK55 AMG Reviews

I love this 2002 CLK55 AMG convertible. I have 139,000 miles on. Other than normal maintenance which has included brake pad and rotors, tires, I have has some minor issues. The AC needed a new compressor at 120,000 miles, some of the pixels on the dash board lights have gone out, and one of the cables that operate the opening and closing of the top broke. I recently replaced a front universal b...

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