Mercedes-Benz SLK300 Windshield Wiper Motor Replacement at your home or office.

Our mobile mechanics offer services 7 days a week. Upfront and transparent pricing.

Estimate price near me

Service Location

customer ratings

(10)

Included for free with this service

Online Booking

Mechanic comes to you

12-month / 12k-mile warranty

Free 50 point safety inspection

Our certified mobile mechanics can come to your home or office 7 days a week between 7 AM and 9 PM.

customer ratings

(10)

Windshield Wiper Motor Replacement Estimate for Mercedes-Benz SLK300

Mercedes-Benz SLK300 Windshield Wiper Motor Replacement costs $401 on average.

CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
2011 Mercedes-Benz SLK300V6-3.0LService typeWindshield Wiper Motor - Rear ReplacementEstimate$703.87Shop/Dealer Price$876.21 - $1339.53
2011 Mercedes-Benz SLK300V6-3.0LService typeWindshield Wiper Motor - Front ReplacementEstimate$681.87Shop/Dealer Price$854.25 - $1317.59
2009 Mercedes-Benz SLK300V6-3.0LService typeWindshield Wiper Motor - Rear ReplacementEstimate$681.87Shop/Dealer Price$854.24 - $1317.58
2016 Mercedes-Benz SLK300L4-2.0L TurboService typeWindshield Wiper Motor - Front ReplacementEstimate$707.15Shop/Dealer Price$885.80 - $1368.07
2010 Mercedes-Benz SLK300V6-3.0LService typeWindshield Wiper Motor - Rear ReplacementEstimate$681.87Shop/Dealer Price$854.27 - $1317.63
2010 Mercedes-Benz SLK300V6-3.0LService typeWindshield Wiper Motor - Front ReplacementEstimate$681.87Shop/Dealer Price$854.24 - $1317.58
2016 Mercedes-Benz SLK300L4-2.0L TurboService typeWindshield Wiper Motor - Rear ReplacementEstimate$712.65Shop/Dealer Price$891.08 - $1373.18
2009 Mercedes-Benz SLK300V6-3.0LService typeWindshield Wiper Motor - Front ReplacementEstimate$687.37Shop/Dealer Price$860.20 - $1323.88
Show example Mercedes-Benz SLK300 Windshield Wiper Motor Replacement prices

Windshield Wiper Motor Replacement Service

What is the windshield wiper motor and how does it work?

The windshield wiper motor is a small electric motor. A shaft coming out of the motor connects to a linkage/transmission assembly that converts the rotary shaft movement of the motor to the linear, back-and-forth motion of the wiper arms across the windshield. In addition to the windshield wiper motor in the front, some SUVs, vans, hatchbacks and station wagons have an additional wiper motor mounted in the tailgate to keep the rear window clear.

When to consider replacing the windshield wiper motor?

  • No wiper function at all. Windshield wiper motors can fail, but prior to replacing the motor, the mechanic will check its power supply.
  • Wipers don’t park in the down position. There is an internal switch in the wiper motor that keeps the motor powered after you have shut it off to ensure the wipers park in the right spot. If that switch fails, the wiper motor must be repaired or replaced.
  • Erratic or slow wiper operation. If the electric motor or the transmission have worn excessively, you might experience erratic, intermittent, or slow wiper operation.
  • Grinding or clunking noises. Excessive wear in the motor transmission or wiper linkages may cause noise. A mechanic will determine the cause of the noise before performing repairs.

How do mechanics replace the windshield wiper motor?

  • Remove the cowl and any covers over the wiper motor and transmission assembly.
  • Remove the plug harness to the motor and disconnect the wiper transmission arm from the wiper motor.
  • Remove the bolts holding the motor and transmission assembly to the body of the car.
  • Install the new motor. The plug harness is usually keyed so it can only be inserted in one direction. If not, the proper polarity must be observed. Bolt the motor to the car body.
  • Cycle the motor several times by turning it on and off to establish the park position, then re-attach the linkage transmission assembly to the wiper motor.
  • Install all covers, cowling, and so forth and test operation of the motor on a wetted glass only.

Is it safe to drive with a windshield wiper motor problem?

Yes. So long as the weather is clear and there is no rain, snow, or ice, it is safe. However, if the wiper motor is not functioning properly driving in adverse weather conditions is quite risky and may even be impossible in heavy rain, which will often completely obscure your view through the windshield. Due to the unpredictability of the weather, it is always best to have the windshield wiper system in good working order.

When replacing the windshield wiper motor keep in mind:

  • Never turn on the wipers if the windshield wiper blades are frozen to the windshield or their path is blocked by snow or ice.
  • When the wiper motor is replaced, all the linkages in the wiper system should be lubricated.
  • The rubber inserts in the wiper arm have a lifetime of about 1 to 2 years. Replacing the inserts regularly will make it safer to drive in adverse weather.

Fast and easy service at your home or office

Backed by 12-month, 12.000-mile guarantee


Meet some of our expert Mercedes-Benz mechanics

Real customer reviews from Mercedes-Benz owners like you.

Excellent Rating

(10)

Rating Summary
9
1
0
0
0
9
1
0
0
0

Emmette

36 years of experience
282 reviews
Emmette
36 years of experience
Mercedes-Benz SLK300 V6-3.0L - Cabin Air Filter - Woodbridge, Virginia
Emmette is extremely knowledgeable, when I need a mechanic again, Emmette will be my first call.

Brandon

18 years of experience
318 reviews
Brandon
18 years of experience
Mercedes-Benz SLK300 V6-3.0L - Thermostat - Morrisville, North Carolina
Did a great job

Patrick

11 years of experience
159 reviews
Patrick
11 years of experience
Mercedes-Benz SLK300 V6-3.0L - Brake System Flush - Scottsdale, Arizona
Patrick figured out what was really wrong with the car versus the previous mechanic who misdiagosed....was without a car for 4 days and instead of the starter was the battery...which took less than an hour.

Anthony

7 years of experience
114 reviews
Anthony
7 years of experience
Mercedes-Benz SLK300 V6-3.0L - Electric Problems - Elk Grove, California
ARRIVED ON TIME

Excellent Rating

(10)

Rating Summary
9
1
0
0
0
9
1
0
0
0
Number of Mercedes-Benz SLK300 services completed
110+
services done by our mechanics
TOTAL NUMBER OF EXPERT Mercedes-Benz MECHANICS
1000+
experts on our platform

Recent articles & questions

P0023 OBD-II Trouble Code: Camshaft Position B - Actuator Circuit (Bank 2)
P0023 P0023 code definition Camshaft Position B - Actuator Circuit (Bank 2) What the P0023 code means P0023 is the OBD-II generic code indicating the Engine Control Module (ECM) has determined that the bank 2 exhaust camshaft Oil Control Valve...
P0044 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 1 Sensor 3)
P0044 P0044 code definition P0044 is a specific code that is set when high voltage is found in the heater control circuit. This code may be seen with P0042 and P0043. What the P0044 code means P0044 is set by...

how do you change a crankshaft position sensor

Hello there. It is located on the right (passenger) side of the engine under the ignition module in the engine block. You can see it from the underside. The easiest way to see and get to it is to jack...

Got new water pump less than 9 months ago. Now boiling sound and overheating smell. Temp says its good

Hello. The overheating issue your vehicle is having is likely not caused by the water pump once again. Though an inspection of your water pump performance should be checked when trying to diagnose this issue. The temperature gauge not going...

I have a small transmission fluid leak and need a flush and bushing replacement on a 2006 Pontiac G6. How much should that cost?

If the fluid leak is from the transmission oil pan, the leak will be resolved once the transmission fluid and filter is changed. In practice, when the oil pan is re-installed after draining the fluid, a proper pan to transmission...

How can we help?

Our service team is available 7 days a week, Monday - Friday from 6 AM to 5 PM PST, Saturday - Sunday 7 AM - 4 PM PST.

1 (855) 347-2779 · hi@yourmechanic.com