2003 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2003 Mercedes-Benz SLK230
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2003 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 ProblemsTransmission May Leak Fluid and Damage Control Module
The electrical connector at the automatic transmission may leak fluid. Over time leaking fluid could migrate through the wiring harness and damage the transmission control module. If that happens a new harness and control module may be necessary to correct the problem.
Internal and External engine oil & coolant leaks can develop from the head gasket and/or timing cover gasket; these leaks should be repaired before the engine oil and coolant intermix which can result in severe engine damage.
Position switches for the vario roof can fail, causing the roof to stop in the process of opening or closing.
2003 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Questionsmoving forward from stop: engine revs up but no go. Or lurches forward 2-3 times (2 answers)
Stop, put in park, then drive, press gas and all ok. Done this 4-5 times past 3 weeks.
ac fan will not stay on, runs for a little, then goes off, will come back on later but then turns off in a while
i need to know how to remove the bad wire harness adapter so i can put in the new one.