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#1 Old 11-19-2010
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Canadian with a toy in Florida

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I bought my 2007 SLK55 last January in California and now I have it in Florida; I am from Canada and there I have few sport cars like a Honda s2000, Mx5 PRHT, and a Cayman S. The SLK is my first paddle shifter car, I prefer standard my self but I am getting used to the automatic. Last August before the guaranty expired I took it to the Naples MB dealership complaining about an oil smell and they found an engine oil leak.
I still have the oil smell and is more noticeable when the top is down and I have not been able to find the source of this smell; besides this problem, the car is very fun to drive.
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Sugestion, you might want to post your issue (oil smell) as a separate topic.
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Sugestion, you might want to post your issue (oil smell) as a separate topic.
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