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#1 Old 05-28-2011
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Hey everybody, new owner of a 2004 SLK 320, hopefully it becomes less of a headache than the first few weeks have been, I actually purchased the car over 3 weeks ago and just got it Tuesday. There was evidently a problem with the circuit board that controls the roof, along with an air leak/wind noise that led to the discovery of an error in the MB parts catalog after the wrong part was sent 3 times. Now that I've got it and been through the first rainstorm, I got in the car this morning to find a nice drip stream of water coming out of the interior molding that runs along the top of the windshield (the piece with the map lights) where it meets the left windshield post. Other than those things, I'm REALLY enjoying driving the car, I just hope this isn't a sign of things to come.
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Welcome from central Kentucky. I hope your problems are behind you. Once you get to smooth sailing, all will have been worthwhile. Good luck!
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Welcome from southern California via Cabazon (near Palm Springs).

Here are some useful links by leapyfish for the R170:

heres some tech info that may be helpful.
MB USA owners manuals http://www.mbusa.com/mercedes/#/servPrtsOwnersManuals/
Parts http://www.partscatalog.ru/mercedes/#F/car/170/
VIN decoder http://old.mbclub.ru/mb/vin/?lng=eng
SLK info http://www.buellwinkle.com/r170/default.htm
SLK roof troubleshooting http://www.benzworld.org/forums/r170...ml#post3582000
Squeaking roof http://www.benzworld.org/forums/r170...-1-krytox.html
Tech tips http://www.benzworld.org/forums/r170...tips-such.html
Bulletins http://www.billsden.org/mercedes/slk/docs/

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Greetings from Tennessee !

Sorry to hear about the problems. Sure brings you down quick from the exhiliration of driving your new SLK. This place will be your best bet to either fix the problem or get the info to "help" your dealer fix it.
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Thanks all for the warm welcome, car's back at the dealer (4th time total now) for the water leak, can't wait to get it back, I bought it May 5th and have had it 8 days total. However I've already ordered a replacement grill, and I'm thinking long and hard about the Smart Top module as well. I'm NOT the most mechanically inclined when it comes to cars (though I have no problem working on my boat... weird), so I may either be looking for help when I cross that bridge or suggestions on what type of mechanic to find to do the install for me. Anyway, for now I'm mostly lurking/reading old posts, but love the depth of knowledge I've already seen on display here!
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