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#1 Old 07-28-2013
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SLK55 R171 owner from Melbourne Australia

Hello, We bought a 2006 SLK55 in August 2011 with 24000kms on the clock. My wife and I have since done another 30000km. Initially, there were a couple of problems fixed under warranty including leaking crank seal and cracked driver's seat frame which necessitated a new seat frame. Also the front bumper had paint peel suggesting that it had been resprayed previously. However, now the car is sorted and is driven most days to our place of employment as well occasional trips to country. We have children so they can only go in it one at a time which they regard as real treat...I have bought silver paddles to replace the change buttons on the steering wheel and will be using guidance from this very interesting and informative forum to fit them.
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