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Shifter boot loose
These interior components are wear items and replacements are usually available, even in aftermarket options. Have a mechanic, like our experts housed at YourMechanic, inspect your power window system to make sure that the mounting area for these parts are...
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Convertible compartment not latching.
I'm not very familiar with the convertible system on your Mercedes. Doing some research however, I did find the hinges on the cover tend to be problematic. They have plastic bits that break and obstruct the hinge, preventing the trunk...
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Brakes and Pads
Hello there, thank you for asking about your 2008 Mercedes-Benz CLK350. You can get a quote for brake pads replacement on YourMechanic's website. The quote will be generated based on your car's make, model, and year. If YourMechanic does not...
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Doesn't shift park reverse
Hello there, thanks for writing in about your 2005 Mercedes CLK350. This is not an uncommon fault. The most likely cause would be the neutral safety switch, transmission linkage, transmission range switch, or low transmission fluid level. Since there are...
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Convertible top fluid brand
Hello there. When checking the fluid, the top must be in the service position for an accurate reading. This should show the fluid level at the proper level once the top is in the service position. The bolt and...
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Won't change gears p2768
Hello there, this is not an uncommon occurrence. The P2768 code is referencing a fault with the input speed sensor. When this occurs the transmission may suffer during gear changes since the car's computer can not tell it when the...
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Hard throttle bucking
If the split seal on the air intake is after the MAF (Mass Airflow Sensor), it will cause this problem. When you give the motor a lot of throttle, a much larger amount begins to flow into the motor. This...
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Cooling Fan
Hi, thanks for writing in. This is most likely related to a faulty coolant fan switch. This is a relay switch that comes on when the temperature of the coolant system reaches a certain level. When this switch is faulty,...
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My car is overheating. The engine fan does not work unless the air conditioner is running.
Many vehicles have two separate fans. 1 fan is used for the engines radiator. The other thing is used only when the air conditioning is running. The fact that a fan kicks on when the air conditioning is running as...
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Can you raise the top speed control?
Hi there. There are two ways to speed up the vehicle. The first is to replace the output shaft speed sensor in the transmission to sense a slower speed, thus confusing the computer to make the car drive faster. The...
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Can you raise the electronic speed shutdown point?
Hi there. You would have to either reprogram your computer to accommodate for the speed change or change out the speed sensor in the transmission to confuse the computer to allow the vehicle to go faster than the speed limiter....
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How much does it cost for Camshaft cover and Valve cover gaskets, parts and labor?
Billing question sent to CS for the cost of replacing the valve cover and camshaft cover gaskets with the cost of labor on a 2008 Mercedes-Benz CLK350 with a V6-3.5L engine.
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Instrument cluster cuts out but also signal indicators radio and possibly wipers - does seem like board or cluster issue
This may be related to a short or a faulty instrument cluster voltage regulator. The instrument voltage regulator regulates the voltage supplied to the various gauges in your vehicle’s dash. When this is not working properly, this may cause the...
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Ignition Coil 5 is bad
Ignition coils can be a very tricky component to diagnose and there is virtually no way to tell when one may or may not fail without pulling one apart and doing extensive testing. Often times when they fail, it can...
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What is your opinion on buying a Mercedes CLK 350 with 191K miles on it that was maintained by 1 local dealership
Hello. I would also need to know the year of the vehicle to be able to give you a really good assessment of the vehicle. From my experience with the CLK350 though, when you reach near 200,000 miles you would...
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Code P2006 intake manifold
Hi There, Code P2006 relates to the intake manifold runner control which operates the opening and closing of that particular intake runner. This is powered by an electronic actuator which sometimes becomes faulty or can have a bad connection. When...
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Changed oil in Mercedes clk350 now the vehicle has this burned smell and it is smoking slightly. What could be the issue?
Cracked hoses should be replaced immediately as that will definitely adversely affect engine operation. Without knowing which hose is defective it's hard to say if that is implicated in the issue with the smoking. If oil spilled "on" external parts...
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I have a power steering issue after doing a donut. The pump no longer assists at idle, only when the rpms are up. No leaks and fl
Hello, thank you for writing in. The power steering pump has likely failed. The pump gets its power from the drive belt, if it is tight, the power steering pump should be supplying plenty of hydraulic pressure at idle speeds....
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Dashboard and convertible top not working.
Get a test light and put the cable on a good ground (like a clean bolt). Then put the probe end onto the terminals on the fuses and see if the light on the test light illuminates. If the light...

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