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SLK320 R170 White

Hello from France !

First of all, sorry for my "bad" english... It's not my mother tongue !

I just bought on the Japanese auction market a fabulous SLK320 in white !
The car came in France by boat, and now I have to fill all the papers to be able to drive on the roads ;-) That's why I don't have any "nice" picture for the moment (the car will stay at the garage a little bit!)

As far I could drive the car, it has always been with the smile... It's a fantastic car !! It has 45500 km only ! So the car is very very clean !

I am here to learn and share about this car... as I am a complete newbie in SLK ! I will probable have a lot of questions but I will for sure use the "search" function before

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Welcome from Wirral, England.

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Haha ! Thank you everyone! And nice cars ...

I still have a lot of work to do while waiting for the french papers... :

Changing headlight lenses to right hand traffic
wiring my new becker indianapolis pro radio (need to find the "illumination" wire)
changing the catalytic converter (left) which makes rattling noise
finding out why I have P0410 error code (without CEL)
replacing the fuel pump (strange noise...)
changing the automatic transmission oil.

thank you for the DIY link, it will help me for sure!
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Hi welcome from scottish islands great car 320 mine is black and I love it too
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Haha ! Thank you everyone! And nice cars ...

I still have a lot of work to do while waiting for the french papers... :

Changing headlight lenses to right hand traffic
wiring my new becker indianapolis pro radio (need to find the "illumination" wire)
changing the catalytic converter (left) which makes rattling noise
finding out why I have P0410 error code (without CEL)
replacing the fuel pump (strange noise...)
changing the automatic transmission oil.

thank you for the DIY link, it will help me for sure!
SLKWorld is a premiere Mercedes-Benz owner website offering the most comprehensive collection of Mercedes-Benz SLK R171, R172 and R170 Model Cars including ///AMG information and SLK Repairs anywhere in the world - Search Results for P0410

A lot to read, but this search was only 'P0410'.
A lot of information there.

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Welcome from South Yorkeshire from another 320 owner, great cars drove to Adge this summer in mine, I would check the exhaust brakets before you buy a cat, mine had a rattle at about 2500-3000 rpm, the centre support bracket had rusted through, used 2 large stainless steel jubilee clamps to stop the rattle untill i can remove the exhaust and reweld the supports.

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PS the P0410 code is generated by a fault in the secondary air system, this blows air into the exhaust during a cold start to reduce emissions, the secondary air pump is located at the front of the engine just under the plastic cover, runs fir about 30 second on start up and sounds like a vacuum cleaner motor. It serves no othrr purpose than to cheat a cold start emissions test , so if your car is going to have an emissions test make sure it's warmed beforehand.
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