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Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Wire Connector on Transmission May Leak Fluid and Damage Control Module

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

Average Mileage: 91,733 mi (58,200 mi - 120,000 mi)

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The electrical connector at the automatic transmission may leak fluid. Over time leaking fluid could migrate through the wiring harness and damage the transmission control module. If that happens a new harness and control module may be necessary to correct the problem.

  • Visitor, , 97,000 mi

    Screw that holds electrical connector in place on the transmission broke off, had to replace the electrical board inside transmission to stop leak, now after a few months the transmission has blown fuse again and smoke came from TCM, now transmission does not shift and speedometer does not work. Replaced fuses but nothing happens was told I had to replace TCM and Harness.

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  • Visitor, , 58,200 mi

    Transmission fluid leak through the electronic switch connection into the transmission case.

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  • Visitor, , 120,000 mi

    Leaking from Control Module

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