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Old 08-12-2002, 08:02 PM
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My friend is buying a 99 SLK, any problem he needs to know about?

Hey everyone. I finally convinced my friend to get rid of his silly expedition and buy a real car. He really wants an expedition and is currently looking at 2 99s with sport packages. One has 19k and the other has 33k. One is an auto and the other is a manual. I searched the site and couldn't find anything that has gone with these cars except some trouble with the air intake and EGR getting dirty. Is there anything else I need to know about these cars before I give him the go ahead? Thanks.
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Old 08-13-2002, 07:41 AM
it leaks, its german
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: raleigh nc
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Latch switches at the header of the windsheild stick causing the top to be inop. There are updated switches for this, however, removing the plastic/rubber covers seems to stop it. Trunklid open and trunklid closed switches will stick as well. Otherwise, the SLK seems to be a pretty solid little car.

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