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#1 Old 06-05-2011
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Just purchased my 2005 SLK350 (61,000 miles) yesterday. It is silver which is perfect because I love white gold and sterling silver jewelry. I originally was set to purchase a 2006 porsche boxter but decided I preferred an automatic versus shifter and the 350 popped up on my search. I really liked both cars however it was something about the 350 that spoke to me (not sure what it said) but it wanted to come home with me.

I purchased my car at Carmax who could not tell me much about it. Based on the carfax report there were 3 prior owners, it appears that the car ended up at auction at one point. Needless to say there is no owners manual or service record. Thanks to this thread I was able to download a pdf of the owners manual. Still need more info on the command center.

Anyway, I'm just really glad I found this forum. Thanks in advance for all the help and advice.
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Let me see if I can find the link for the COMAND manual. Found it...

http://phdwebsite.powerpulse.cc/COMA...K%20COMAND.pdf

Welcome Nicky from Ottawa Canada.

What colour interior? Options? Post your vin and someone will post your build list.
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Let me see if I can find the link for the COMAND manual. Found it...

http://phdwebsite.powerpulse.cc/COMA...K%20COMAND.pdf

Welcome Nicky from Ottawa Canada.

What colour interior? Options? Post your vin and someone will post your build list.
The interior is black, just discovered the 6 disk cd changer, my vin is WDBWK56FX5F035502 a build list would be greatly appreciated.
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Greetings from Tennessee !

Look in the General SLK & R171 forums and peruse the Sticky threads. They will give you links to the Owner's Manuals and such. A trip to a shop that works on M-B's will get you a build list, and you can go from there.

Most of all - find a curvy road and drive it !
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