2000 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2Dr Convertible Recalls

used 2000 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Fuel: 21 mpg city / 29 mpg hwy
MSRP: $41,000
The SLK230 Kompressor is offered as a single model. Standard luxury amenities inlcude a Bose Premium sound system, cruise control, dual heated power mirrors and a remote keyless entry system. For this year, two new colors are added: Copper and Electric Green. Mercedes-Benz now offers the optional Designo edition, which fits Nappa leather to the seats, steering wheel, console, roll bars and edging of the floor mats. The optional SLK Sport Package includes projector fog lights, upgraded tires and sculpted front and rear apron and side sills. Additional options include a driver-adaptive electronically controlled five-speed transmission, a six-disc CD changer and voice-activated digital StarTAC cellular phone (late availability).

2000 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2Dr Convertible Recalls Equipment

Vehicle recalls have received much media attention recently. While some of these reports are related to investigations that have not yet resulted in an official recall, IntelliChoice does strive to display all the current used 2000 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2Dr Convertible recalls and safety equipment issues provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in their recall database. As consumers and vehicle owners are generally notified first, there may be a delay between the time a recall is announced and when we are able to update our site. This 2000 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2Dr Convertible recall list includes dates, detailed manufacturing problems, number of units affected, defects, and more. Click on the links below to view additional data about the 2000 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor 2Dr Convertible recalls and solutions from the manufacturer!

Recall 01 - ID # 01I005000 - AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW

Consequence
Recall Date April 15, 2001
Model Affected SLK230
Description THIS IS NOT A SAFETY RECALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE SAFETY ACT. HOWEVER, IT IS DEEMED A SAFETY IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN BY THE AGENCY. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: 2000 SLK AND E-CLASS VEHICLES. SIDE AIR BAG DEPLOYMENTS HAVE OCCURRED WHEN THE VEHICLE IS LEFT PARKED IN HIGH TEMPERATURES DURING WARMER MONTHS.
Component AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
Notes
Remedy MERCEDES-BENZ DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE SIDE AIR BAG FREE OF CHARGE. MERCEDES-BENZ HAS DECIDED TO CONDUCT A SERVICE CAMPAIGN TO REPLACE THE SIDE AIR BAG. OWNERS CAN CONTACT MERCEDES-BENZ AT 1-800-367-6372, CONCERNING THIS PROGRAM.
Units Affected 2,038
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Recall 02 - ID # 05V505000 - EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS

Consequence THIS DEFORMATION CAN CAUSE MOVEMENT IN THE SOCKET-TO-BULB CONNECTION, WHICH COULD LEAD TO A LOOSENING OF THE ELECTRICAL CONTACTS IN THE SOCKET, AND FAILURE OF THE BULB TO ILLUMINATE.
Recall Date November 1, 2005
Model Affected SLK230
Description ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, FAILURE OF ONE OF THE SIDE BRAKE LIGHTS CAN OCCUR. THE BASE OF THE SOCKET CAN BE SUBJECT TO THERMAL DEFORMATION OVER TIME.
Component EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS
Notes MERCEDES-BENZ RECALL NO. 2006080005.CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .
Remedy DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE REAR LAMP MODULES. THE RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 12, 2006, TO APPROXIMATELY 8,200 OWNERS. PHASE II MAILING IS SCHEDULE ON OR ABOUT NOVEMBER 3, 2006, AND PHASE III MAILING IS SCHEDULE FOR JANUARY 2007 FOR THE REMAINING OWNERS. OWNERS OF VEHICLES WITH THE UPDATED TRIM (POST-FACE LIFT) WILL GET AN INTERIM NOTICE DURING NOVEMBER 2006, ASKING THEM TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT FOR REAR TAIL LAMP REPLACEMENT LATER IN 2007. HOWEVER, IF THEY EXPERIENCE AN ACTUAL REAR LAMP FAILURE BEFORE THEY RECEIVE THAT NOTICE, THEY SHOULD COME TO THEIR DEALER IMMEDIATELY FOR A FREE REPAIR. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MERCEDES-BENZ AT 1-800-367-6372.
Units Affected 69,278
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