2003 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2003 Mercedes-Benz SLK230

Repair Estimates

Never overpay. Check prices with our estimator

2003 Mercedes-Benz SLK230
$
97
to $
142
2003 Mercedes-Benz SLK230
$
111
to $
142
2003 Mercedes-Benz SLK230
$
74
to $
139
2003 Mercedes-Benz SLK230
$
983
to $
1,428
2003 Mercedes-Benz SLK230
$
263
to $
393

2003 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Problems

Mass Air Flow Sensor Failure Causing Poor Fuel Economy and Check Engine Light on

The mass air flow sensor can fail, resulting in poor fuel economy and Check Engine Light illumination.

Repair Leaks From Head Gasket/Timing Cover Gasket Before Oil and Coolant Intermix

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.

Wire Connector on Transmission 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.

See More Problems (24)

2003 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Questions

moving 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.

the ac/heater fan turns on and runs for awhile, then goes off, then on (1 answer)

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

the replacement part.how do i remove the old one, does it take a special tool? (1 answer)

i need to know how to remove the bad wire harness adapter so i can put in the new one.

See More Questions (9)

2003 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Recalls

Recall 05V505000
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.

See More Recalls (1)