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
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288
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483
2005 Mercedes-Benz SLK350
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74
to $
139
2005 Mercedes-Benz SLK350
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197
to $
299
2005 Mercedes-Benz SLK350
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94
to $
176
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624
to $
921

2005 Mercedes-Benz SLK350 Problems

Check 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.

Brake Pads & Rotors May Wear After 20,000 Miles

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.

Stalling and/or "Crank no Start" Due to Failed Crankshaft Position Sensor

The engine may develop a stalling and/or no start condition due to a failed crankshaft position sensor.

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2005 Mercedes-Benz SLK350 Recalls

Incorrect 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.

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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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