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1999 SLK 230 Turn Signal and Amplifier issue

Hello everyone,
I recently purchased a 99 SLK 230 with the Bose sound system and have been working through the cars issues. I have two remaining issues that have me stumped. I took it to the only import shop in town and he told me the car needed to go to the dealer, which is two hours away.

1. The radio turns on but no sound comes out of the speakers. The fuse on the factory amp is not blown, but I see online there is a relay that turns the amp on. Can anyone tell me the part number or where it is located?

2. The right blinker does not work at all (no fast flash in the cab), however the hazards do work. I suspect the stalk is bad but don't want to throw parts at it.

I appreciate any help.
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Please follow the DATA card link in my signature and post your VIN number so that we can pull the specs on your car for you. Congrats!


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as far as the radio, have you tried the other inputs; tape/CD?
Pulled the radio out to check rear connections?
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Please follow the DATA card link in my signature and post your VIN number so that we can pull the specs on your car for you. Congrats!
I cant quite yet, because I do not have 5 posts.

[QUOTE=hi Bimmerdan and welcome, hope you enjoy it here.
as far as the radio, have you tried the other inputs; tape/CD?
Pulled the radio out to check rear connections?[/QUOTE]
Thanks for the reply I have not yet pulled the head unit, I'm waiting on the radio removal tool. Both the CD changer and Tape have the same issue, I was looking forward to the MC Hammer tape I found
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she means just post your vin right here or in the vehicle datacard request section


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Sorry I misunderstood the VIN is WDBKK47F4XF124931
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Here ya go!
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DARK BLUE SOFT TOP FABRIC

data collection was not up to par in 1998 and 1999
we know you have a hardtop!
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I had a similar problem with my radio except I had no power at all. Checked all the fuses and it was all good. Removed the radio and checked the fuse on the back and it was good as well. Reseated both harnesses and the system fired up. It's possible your speaker harness is loose.

Make sure you have your radio code before disconnecting the power.

If you have 2 small metal nail files you should be able to remove the radio without waiting for the official removal keys.

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