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Mercedes-Benz SLK280 Problems

Find the most common issues based on car owner complaints

Most Common Mercedes-Benz SLK280 Problems

The camshaft adjuster solenoid (which is related to the variable valve timing system) may fail or timing chain/balance shaft components may wear, resulting in illumination of the Check Engine Light...
Vehicles equipped with a 7-speed automatic transmission may develop a rough shifting condition, most commonly going up from first to second gear and going down from third to second or second to f...
The engine may develop a stalling and/or no start condition due to a failed crankshaft position sensor.
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8 Known Mercedes-Benz SLK280 Problems

Years to Avoid

Based on owner-submitted report and recall notices, Mercedes-Benz SLK280 years 2006, 2007, and 2008 are the most likely to experience problems.

2006 Mercedes-Benz SLK280
2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK280
2008 Mercedes-Benz SLK280
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