2003 Mercedes-Benz SLK320 2Dr Convertible Recalls

used 2003 Mercedes-Benz SLK320 2Dr Convertible Fuel: 20 mpg city / 26 mpg hwy
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The 2003 SLK line-up includes the 230 Kompressor, the 320 and the 32AMG. The 32AMG features the Lysholm supercharged engine producing 349 horsepower and 332 lb-ft of torque, along with a standard Speedshift five-speed automatic transmission. The AMG quarter-mile run results in a zero-to-sixty time of 4.8 seconds. For added stability, all models feature Electronic Stability Program and Automatic Slip Control. Options include the exclusive Silver and Terra Cotta Designo Edition, a six disc CD changer, heated seats, integrated motorola V60 telephone with Voice Control System and special exterior metallic paint. The optional Sport Package includes AMG wheels, upgraded tires and AMG aerodynamic body improvements.
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2003 Mercedes-Benz SLK320 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 2003 Mercedes-Benz SLK320 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 2003 Mercedes-Benz SLK320 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 2003 Mercedes-Benz SLK320 2Dr Convertible recalls and solutions from the manufacturer!

Recall 01 - 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 SLK320
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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