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

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.

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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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