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Is Mercedes SLK 230 a good car?

Is Mercedes SLK 230 a good car?

Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Ratings Overview 14 car owners like you reviewed their Mercedes-Benz SLK230. The average rating is a 4.2 out of 5 stars.

Why are SLK so cheap?

They’re cheap because although it’s a Mercedes, it lacks a lot of the nicer bells and whistles of the better Mercedes models. You’re also getting less car. It’s a tiny two seater.

Is Mercedes SLK a man’s car?

Ever since it minced into the marketplace 16 years ago, Mercedes’ little SLK has been the world’s only transgender car. Even though it was born with an Adam’s apple, dressed in shorts and trained to use the urinals, it has always been as girlie as a pink bedroom full of soft toys.

How reliable is a Mercedes SLK?

reliability survey, but in the last one in which it did it scored a 74% rating, finishing in the second half of the table in the convertible class. Mercedes as a brand finished a disappointing 26th place out of 32 manufacturers in our most recent survey.

What is the best lubricant for rubber seals?

silicone lubricant grease
Why silicone lubricant grease is the best type for rubber o-rings and seals. Most O-rings are made from synthetic rubbers. Namely: nitrile, EPDM and Neoprene. It is true that petroleum products will degrade natural rubber.

Is Mercedes SLK a girl car?

Re: Is the Merc SLK 200 a ‘girls car’? SLK is considered a girl’s car in anything less than the AMG version. A man’s car is the SL – but the SL is fat and a bit dimwitted – although that is not what makes it a man’s car!!

Is there a problem with my SLK 230?

I have a 1998 SLK230 that has developed some top problems. The first and most common sign that I had was in putting the top down, the windodws go down, the back trunck raises, the top comes unlatched and then everything stops moving but the pump continues to run.

How much does it cost to repair a SLK 230 hardtop?

SLK 230 retractable hardtop repair estimate $4000+!!! My 1999 SLK230 retractable hartop failed to go back up a couple of days ago. Upon inspection there was hydraulic fluid leaking from a ram in the trunk. Per the manual I put the roof back up manually and went to my local Merc dealer.

What to do if your Mercedes convertible is not working?

Check the convertible top relay as well. Swap it with a known working relay that is identical. You can also bridge the top relay for a couple of seconds to see if the hydraulic pump start to run. Replace the convertible top relay if necessary, PN 0025421319. Next, check the micro switch where the divider locks.

What causes a Mercedes convertible top to move slow?

Mercedes Convertible top moves very slow 1 This can be caused by low fluid level or air in the hydraulic lines. 2 Air in the hydrauilc lift cylinders 3 It can be caused by binding of mechanical arms. 4 Weak convertible top lift cylinder. 5 Weak battery or ground connection. 6 Leak at the o-ring at any of the lift cylinders.