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Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Oil From Cam Adjuster Solenoid May Leak into Engine Wiring Harness

 
Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004

Average Mileage: 93,671 mi (60,000 mi - 137,687 mi)

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Engine oil can leak into the engine wiring harness from the cam adjuster solenoid. The oil can migrate through the wires and possibly damage the engine control unit. A leaking adjuster solenoid should be replaced.

  • also, check engine light is on with codes OBD (P0170, P0130, P0110 )

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  • Visitor, , 137,687 mi

    Kept having O2 sensor problems, went to dealer and they informed of the problem. They recommended replacing the cam sensor and trying to flush the wiring to the O2 sensor connector with solvent.

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  • Visitor, , 92,000 mi

    Kept having O2 sensor problems, went to dealer and they informed of the problem. They recommended replacing the cam sensor and trying to flush the wiring to the O2 sensor connector with solvent.

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