Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Mercedes-Benz SLK230
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Mercedes-Benz SLK230 ProblemsInside Grab Handles/Upholstery/Door Trim Panels May Delaminate
Inside grab handles, the upholstery on the center console cover, and door trim panels can delaminate. Most commonly replacement of the affected part is necessary.
Due to wear, high usage vehicles can experience ignition lock and tumbler failures. The ignition lock cylinder will generally require replacement to correct this concern.
It is not uncommon for the sun visor hinges to break.
Mercedes-Benz SLK230 QuestionsI use a battery-tender 24/7 to keep battery charged but after driving 25-30 miles it will not start if turned off. (1 answer)
The battery has been replaced twice. I run it while parked until it reaches 180 operational temp. on days it isn't driven. Yet it will not start w/o the Battery Tender being connected. All diagnostic checks are alright. The front right fender(battery side) was damaged & repaired.
Took it to a shop and they stated it was the computer under the hood, they said it got wet, which seem impossible they way it is sealed
My voltage meter reads 12 volts after recharging and I get nothing, no dash lights, head lights, nothing. Everything is dead. What should I try next?