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#1 Old 09-15-2014
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Hello I am a new member from North London,I havn,t got an SLK yet but I am looking for a 350,I am getting a bit nervous after reading about some of the problems with the 2005 model. Am I being over cautious.
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My previous was an 05 350. My engine was in the range for the sprocket but not the oil consumption but never had any issues with either

so get a free datacard (see below) for any car you are interested to ease your mind

owner's and maintenance manuals great R171 info:

later year owner's/maintenance/comand manuals, top right in the link below:
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Thanks for quick reply ,i will have a look at the info you have given me.
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Hi Wilko, and welcome from the UK Midlands. Good luck with finding your perfect SLK!
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Hi Wilko from Hereford England good luck with your search.
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Thanks for all your replies ,hopefully it won,t be too long until i find my perfect 350.They look to be in short supply though.
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Hi and welcome from North Wales UK.
I had my 2005 slk 350 for 1 month now and love it. had to travel to stoke to pick it up...just keep looking on the online autotrader and select your options, I waited over 6 weeks to find the car I wanted. I know its only been a month but I have found no problems with the car except having to change a fuse to get the cigar lighter working to be able to charge my phone. Hope you find your perfect car soon.
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