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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 2002 Mercedes-Benz SLK230

2002 Mercedes-Benz SLK230

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2002 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.

2002 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Recalls (Recent)

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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2002 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Questions and Answers

jamax, 2002 Mercedes-Benz SLK230, San Diego, CA

My car has a vibration when it's in drive with the brake on. It doesn't vibrate in neutral, park or reverse. It does seem to do it when I take a sharp left turn. I did have a rear-end col...

jamax, 2002 Mercedes-Benz SLK230, San Diego, CA

My car has a vibration when it's in drive with the brake on. It doesn't vibrate in neutral or reverse, but does slightly when warming up in park. It does seem to vibrate when I take a sha...

The Mechanic, 2002 Mercedes-Benz SLK230, Jacksonville, FL

I'm having a problem with my speed sensors. I want to replace them. Can you advise on the best route to accomplish this task? Dou you have pictures of the location of the speed sensors? If so ...

blkbenz, 2002 Mercedes-Benz SLK230, Romulus, MI

I have a 2002 SLK 230 with 40000 miles and my "SRS" ( Supplemental Restraint System) light came on and it's got to do with the seat belt restraint system. Has anyone else experienced...

wrldtrvlr3341, 2002 Mercedes-Benz SLK230, Orlando, FL

I need to know what should be performed and when.

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