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#1 Old 01-07-2017
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Hi Everyone!
Im James from Kailua Kona, Hawaii. I have a 2001 SLK. It hasn't been driven much, it only has 60K miles.
I'm an Aircraft Mechanic by trade and still working at 68 years old. So far I have found this forum quite informative
for troubleshooting my SLK. Nice to be here!
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How do I post a question? I'm having trouble with my car dying on the road. I have troubleshot it down to the fuel pump or if there is one, a relay. When it dies you turn on the key and don' here the pump kick in to pressurize the rail. After 15 min. or so you turn on the key and hear to pump kick in then shut off which is normal. Then the car will start and run again.
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go to the r170 general discussion section here:

SLK R170 General Discussion - Mercedes Benz SLK Forum

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give a title/subject

post your question in the 'body'

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Hi James, welcome from Barrhead, Scotland.


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Welcome from Portland, Oregon. Enjoy the forum and the top down driving.


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Welcome......and may you have many miles of roof down fun !!
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Hi James,

Welcome from Wirral, England.

Always worth doing a search as it isn't often that we suffer something others have not
documented previously.

Always start a search 'SLKWorld.com' (to get forum specific answers)
followed by something like you would title a thread.

There's a handy R170 diy link in my signature.

Share three photos of your pride and joy in the following link:
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and you'll be in our Ride of The Month comp for free.

Good luck fixing.

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Smartop : Cubby Holder : Cree fronts : Both rear fogs : Clock Insert : Quicksilver exhaust



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Aloha, Welcome from the Sacramento Valley SLK Enthusiasts!

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If you live in Northern California you can join us for a drive. We meet monthly for drives, road trips lunches. Feel free to call me or email me and I can add you to our email list. I always post events under California here on SLKWORLD.
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