2005 Mercedes-Benz SLK350 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 Mercedes-Benz SLK350

2005 Mercedes-Benz SLK350 Problems

Vehicles equipped with a 7-speed automatic transmission may develop a rough shifting condition, most commonly going up from first to second gear and going down from third to second or second to first gear. Our technicians tell us this is due to an internal component failure. Mercedes has released updated parts; the transmission will need to be removed and disassembled to complete the necessary repairs.

High mileage or older vehicles commonly develop leaks from the differential seals and/or cover. Our technicians recommend a complete reseal of the differential unit whenever these leaks are repaired.

The camshaft adjuster solenoid (which is related to the variable valve timing system) may fail or timing chain/balance shaft components may wear, resulting in illumination of the Check Engine Light and various drivability issues. Mercedes-Benz has released a service bulletin outlining specific repair instructions depending on fault codes stored.

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2005 Mercedes-Benz SLK350 Questions

Can anybody help me please i have slk350 model 2005 my navigation does not on only i see mercedes logo and it switch off again.
i tried changing new battery but still same only it works in 1 way . i relug the batery it works but when i switch ff the car the next day it does not work unless i re...

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This has happened 3 times, each time I can park the car and the next time I start it and drive, the AC will blow cold air. This time it has not corrected itself. What should I start looking at to correct this?

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2005 Mercedes-Benz SLK350 Recalls

There is a faulty software calibration that affects several areas including shutting off the fuel supply in a collision. This could cause a fire hazard during an accident. Dealers will reprogram this software. The Mercedes-Benz recall number is 2008 070001. This recall began during August, 2008.

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2005 Mercedes-Benz SLK350 Reviews

I have to make a trip almost every month for one or other electrical problem. Fix one, and then another one shows up in 5-10 days. Nothing major, mostly turn signals, fog lights, seat belt sensors.

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