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I am looking to purchase my first SLK. I joined this forum to learn more about them.
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I am looking for an R171. I'be heard to stay away from the 2006 model year because of engine problems. I did a quick search and found i can get a data card with the engine code. Is there anything else that I need to check on these cars? Are there any years that I need to avoid? I haven't ruled out buying a R170 if it's clean w/low miles. Did the R170 have any major issues I should be aware of ?
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I am looking for an R171. I'be heard to stay away from the 2006 model year because of engine problems. I did a quick search and found i can get a data card with the engine code. Is there anything else that I need to check on these cars? Are there any years that I need to avoid? I haven't ruled out buying a R170 if it's clean w/low miles. Did the R170 have any major issues I should be aware of ?
not just 2006

check your engine number with the range in these 2 threads

https://www.slkworld.com/slk-r171-gen...-stickied.html

https://www.slkworld.com/slk-r171-gen...-stickied.html

get your datacards here:

https://www.slkworld.com/vehicle-data...-datacard.html

the r170 has issues with the pse and k40 solder usually if it is going to have any.


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Great information. Thank you
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do you have a vin you want a datacard for yet?


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do you have a vin you want a datacard for yet?
Not yet. Hopefully this weekend I'll have time to go look at few.
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Post as many as you want. you can see the datacard examples in the request thread or the vehicle datacard section to get an idea of where the engine number is and the options. also the brochure list is here:

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