2004 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2004 Mercedes-Benz SLK230

2004 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Problems

Inside Grab Handles/Upholstery/Door Trim Panels May Delaminate

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.

High Usage Vehicles May Experience Ignition Lock and Tumbler Failures

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.

Hinges For Sun Visor May Break

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

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2004 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Questions

Are the HUB Tie Rod Replacement & Wheel bearing Replacement all ONE job? (1 answer)

I took my car in to one of the companies I found on RepairPal for: 1) Front left wheel bearing replacement (2) power steering hose replace. Its 10 yrs old 171,000 miles. They recommended their over all exam of car $88. I agreed. No problem. However, I am confused with the billing.

They are c...

How to I access the rear antenna to check if the cable has become dislodged? (1 answer)

How do I access the rear antenna to check to see if it is attached? I am getting no reception on my radio. I disconnected/reconnected the battery--this did not solve the situation. When I push the "WB" button--I have nothing. I am assuming the cable has become dislodged. Is this a p...

Air filter A / C cabin (2 answers)

I want to change the air filter of A / C cabin and not donte is located or how to do it

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2004 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.

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2004 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Reviews

First and last Mercedes I will own. I am extremely disappointed with the cost of ownership, reliability is extremely poor.

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