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Mercedes-Benz CLK320 Cup Holders in Dash May Break

Mercedes-Benz CLK320 Problem
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Model Years Affected: 2003, 2004, 2005

Average Mileage: 79,764 mi (52,000 mi - 92,115 mi)


Cup holders in the dash are known to break requiring repair or replacement.

  • Visitor, , 90,000 mi

    Cup holder stays out. Can be forced in with a loud pop. Then hard to pull out again. Ratchet probably mis-aligned due to use. Attempting repair - difficult as you have to remove center console to include the part between the seats.


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  • 4 times it has been replaced under warrant an my CLK320 is a 2004. I am coming out of warranty again and it is broken again. I guess I have hard hands

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  • Visitor, , 92,115 mi

    Cup holder latch has broken tab, fell out with spring onto floorboard when holder opened.

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  • Visitor, , 52,000 mi

    Cup holder started jamming and a plastic piece with a metal wire broke off, holder stays open and won't stay closed.

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