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Mercedes-Benz SLK55 AMG Problems

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Most Common Mercedes-Benz SLK55 AMG Problems

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...
Bad spark plug wires can cause misfires; the Check Engine Light may illuminate.
A vibration felt through the center floor of the vehicle can be caused by driveshaft flex discs, which crack and shred, causing excessive driveshaft movement. Not repairing these can cause damage ...
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2 Known Mercedes-Benz SLK55 AMG Brakes Problems

The anti-lock brake system (ABS) modulator assembly may fail due to dirty brake fluid. Our technicians recommend a complete brake system flush every two years in order to help prevent this problem.
As a way to increase braking performance, the brake pads and rotors are make of a softer material and may be in need of replacement after approximately 20,000 miles; owners should be vigilant abou...

3 Known Mercedes-Benz SLK55 AMG Drive Train Problems

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...
A vibration felt through the center floor of the vehicle can be caused by driveshaft flex discs, which crack and shred, causing excessive driveshaft movement. Not repairing these can cause damage ...
High mileage or older vehicles commonly develop leaks from the differential seals and/or cover. Our technicians recommend a complete reseal of the differential unit whenever these leaks are repaired.

0 Known Mercedes-Benz SLK55 AMG Electrical & Lights Problems

4 Known Mercedes-Benz SLK55 AMG Engine Problems

Oil may leak from an inspection cover on the front of the engine. Updated parts are available.
Bad spark plug wires can cause misfires; the Check Engine Light may illuminate.
Due to uneven camshaft and rocker arm wear, lifters and rocker arms can be noisy, sounding like tapping coming from under the hood. The cam and all the rocker arms should be replaced.

1 Known Mercedes-Benz SLK55 AMG Exhaust & Emissions Problem

The mass air flow (MAF) sensor may fail, resulting in drivability issues and/or illumination of the Check Engine Light.

0 Known Mercedes-Benz SLK55 AMG Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

0 Known Mercedes-Benz SLK55 AMG Maintenance Problems

0 Known Mercedes-Benz SLK55 AMG Miscellaneous Problems

0 Known Mercedes-Benz SLK55 AMG Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known Mercedes-Benz SLK55 AMG Problems & Complaints

Bad spark plug wires can cause misfires; the Check Engine Light may illuminate.
The mass air flow (MAF) sensor may fail, resulting in drivability issues and/or illumination of the Check Engine Light.
As a way to increase braking performance, the brake pads and rotors are make of a softer material and may be in need of replacement after approximately 20,000 miles; owners should be vigilant abou...
An engine oil leak may develop from the oil level sensor. Replacement of the leaking sensor will commonly correct this concern.
High mileage or older vehicles commonly develop leaks from the differential seals and/or cover. Our technicians recommend a complete reseal of the differential unit whenever these leaks are repaired.
A vibration felt through the center floor of the vehicle can be caused by driveshaft flex discs, which crack and shred, causing excessive driveshaft movement. Not repairing these can cause damage ...
The anti-lock brake system (ABS) modulator assembly may fail due to dirty brake fluid. Our technicians recommend a complete brake system flush every two years in order to help prevent this problem.
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...
Oil may leak from an inspection cover on the front of the engine. Updated parts are available.
Due to uneven camshaft and rocker arm wear, lifters and rocker arms can be noisy, sounding like tapping coming from under the hood. The cam and all the rocker arms should be replaced.
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