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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 2003 Mercedes-Benz SLK230

2003 Mercedes-Benz SLK230

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2003 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.

2003 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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2003 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Questions and Answers

Visitor, 2003 Mercedes-Benz SLK230, Fort Lauderdale, FL

check engine light on
what problems are corrected by this recall and what repairs are made?

mjk2ez, 2003 Mercedes-Benz SLK230, Dickinson, TX

Cd player holder will not eject, all of the individual holders are back in the magazine. unit tries to eject but looks like it's in a bind.

Visitor, 2003 Mercedes-Benz SLK230, San Antonio, TX

I changed the bulbs, and checked the fuses and changed the brake light switch

fhyche, 2003 Mercedes-Benz SLK230, Diamond Bar, CA

they work with adjustments but will somehow jiggle off.

Buddyrow, 2003 Mercedes-Benz SLK230, Irving, TX

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

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