2002 Mercedes-Benz SLK320 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2002 Mercedes-Benz SLK320

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.

The ESP and BAS warning lights may illuminate due to a failed brake light switch. Replacement of the failed switch should correct this concern.

Position switches for the vario roof can fail, causing the roof to stop in the process of opening or closing.

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The electrical issues range from dash lights to keyless entry. Now it stalls occasionally while driving and won't start back up for a while. I have replaced the k40 relay and the crank shaft sensor. Neither have worked.

thought it was on dryer but when loosened freon started coming out

Completely disassembled motor/cage assembly. The motor is definitely bad! Signs of arcing/burns,etc. Motor needs to be replaced but want to make sure resistor didn't cause the problem.
Thanks for any help you can provide>

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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.CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." THE OWNER'S MANUAL DOES NOT CONTAIN THE PROPER HEADLAMP AIMING INSTRUCTIONS.

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Car wont crank at times for days then when it does it also go days like nothing is wrong.Its like it picks the days it wants to run.Car has 99000 miles on it.

Power on highway a plus comfort a plus interior paint on consul sucks fads dilaminates what a joy I love mine great happiness

Have had the common problems , replaced the crankshaft position sensor, and the engine management relay, both were simple DIY fixes. Had the tail light units replaced under a recall notice. Love the car. Handles and drives great. The Chrysler Crossfire shares 80% of the mechanical components with the SLK320. It is very helpful to buy a factory Crossfire service manual(2-3 vols).

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