2005 Mercedes-Benz SLK350 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 Mercedes-Benz SLK350
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2005 Mercedes-Benz SLK350 ProblemsCheck Engine Light Due to Faulty Camshaft Adjuster Solenoid
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.
As a way to increase braking performance, the brake pads and rotors are make of a softer material and may be in need of replacement after approximately 20,000 miles; owners should be vigilant about getting their brakes checked.
The engine may develop a stalling and/or no start condition due to a failed crankshaft position sensor.
2005 Mercedes-Benz SLK350 Questionshow to route small cable from under hood to car's interior? grommet location? (1 answer)
Just stop working.I checked the fuses , seems ok . Any suggestions?
2005 Mercedes-Benz SLK350 RecallsIncorrect Software Calibration May Cause Fuel Pump to Remain Powered in a Collision
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.