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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 2000 Mercedes-Benz SLK230

2000 Mercedes-Benz SLK230

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2000 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Problems

Miscellaneous -- Verified

Inside grab handles, the upholstery on the center console cover, and door trim panels can delaminate. Most commonly replacement of the affected part is necessary.

Miscellaneous -- Verified

Due to wear, high usage vehicles can experience ignition lock and tumbler failures. The ignition lock cylinder will generally require replacement to correct this concern.

Miscellaneous -- Verified

It is not uncommon for the sun visor hinges to break.

Suspension & Steering -- Verified

Irregular and premature tire wear can be caused by the lower control arm bushings cracking, resulting excessive movement at the control arm pivot point. Ball joints can also wear out prematurely, causing similar tire wear symptoms. I some cases it may be necessary to replace the lower control arm, including bushings & ball joint to correct this concern.

Engine -- Verified

Engine oil can leak into the engine wiring harness from the cam adjuster solenoid. The oil can migrate through the wires and possibly damage the engine control unit. A leaking adjuster solenoid should be replaced.

2000 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Recalls (Recent)

Body, Interior & Misc.

Summary: THIS IS NOT A SAFETY RECALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE SAFETY ACT. HOWEVER, IT IS DEEMED A SAFETY IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN BY THE AGENCY. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: 2000 SLK AND E-CLASS VEHICLES. SIDE AIR BAG DEPLOYMENTS HAVE OCCURRED WHEN THE VEHICLE IS LEFT PARKED IN HIGH TEMPERATURES DURING WARMER MONTHS.

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Electrical & Lights, September 12, 2006

Summary: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, FAILURE OF ONE OF THE SIDE BRAKE LIGHTS CAN OCCUR. THE BASE OF THE SOCKET CAN BE SUBJECT TO THERMAL DEFORMATION OVER TIME.

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Electrical & Lights, July 15, 2002

Summary: CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." THE OWNER'S MANUAL DOES NOT CONTAIN THE PROPER HEADLAMP AIMING INSTRUCTIONS.

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2000 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Questions and Answers

slk dude, 2000 Mercedes-Benz SLK230, Escondido, CA

where is maf on slk 230, do you have a diagram?
what would cause vibration when slk 230 is put in reverse?

billroger, 2000 Mercedes-Benz SLK230, Phoenix, AZ

Since having break pads and rotors replaced 2 months ago my break squeal something awful. The garage does not know how to fix the problem.

rsimons02, 2000 Mercedes-Benz SLK230, Troy, IL

When turning on my air conditioning, I only get hot air out of the passenger vents. On the driver's side, the air is cold. Is there a special combination of setting on the a/c controls I can...

wperrypt, 2000 Mercedes-Benz SLK230, Mesa, AZ

where is the low side connector to recharge the AC

fxhz, 2000 Mercedes-Benz SLK230, Barnett, MO

My radiator float often get stuck and this causes the coolant warning lights to come on. How can I permanently fix this problem ?

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2000 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Reviews

ive had this car for 6 years...it has 130,000 miles on it and ive never had an issue with it beside normal maintance. I use it as an everyday car, so it gets a lot of wear and tear...some of the vinyl on consol has peeled and my visor clips are broke on driver side, but then again, the car is 11 years old...i still get compliements on this car...and i tell everyone its 11 years old!

nice car got 195000 miles and still runing strong 2000 230slk

I bought my 2000 slk in the year 2009 with 94000 miles on it I am extremely impressed with this car dollar for dollar how it has stood the test of time. This car STILL turns heads and elicits a lot of respect and questions from passers by.

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