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Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Problems

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Most Common Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Problems

Inside grab handles, the upholstery on the center console cover, and door trim panels can delaminate.
Position switches for the vario roof can fail, causing the roof to stop in the process of opening or closing.
The mass air flow sensor can fail, resulting in poor fuel economy and Check Engine Light illumination.
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2 Known Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Brake Problems

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3 Known Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Electrical & Lights Problems

5 Known Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Engine Problems

4 Known Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Exhaust & Emissions Problems

1 Known Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Heating & Air Conditioning Problem

3 Known Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Miscellaneous Problems

3 Known Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Suspension & Steering Problems

24 Known Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Problems

Years to Avoid
Based on owner-submitted report and recall notices, Mercedes-Benz SLK230 years 2004, 2003, and 2002 are the most likely to experience problems.
2004 Mercedes-Benz SLK230
2003 Mercedes-Benz SLK230
2002 Mercedes-Benz SLK230
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