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

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.

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Average mileage: 93,671 (60,000–137,687)
7 model years affected: 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, more2002, 2003, 2004
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also, check engine light is on with codes OBD (P0170, P0130, P0110 )
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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.
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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