hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
50,471 miles

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problem #7

Aug 242008

CLK320 6-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 110,000 miles
The contact owns a 2002 Mercedes Benz C class. While driving 35 mph or higher, the esp indicator light illuminated. The vehicle had been taken to the dealer and repaired once before for the same failure. The failure occurs intermittently while driving 35 mph. The dealer stated that they will not order the parts and make the repair again. The failure mileage was 110,000. Updated 09/23/08 the consumer stated the vehicle stalled in braking mode.

- Severn, MD, USA

problem #6

May 272008


  • 61,000 miles
2002 Mercedes Benz 430 clk dash board information lights (led pixels) are dimming and going dark, thereby eliminating the ability to see driving data (e.g. speed, temperature, etc.). dealer states this problem is quite common (anecdotal information from the internet confirms this), and repair will cost approximately $1,500.

- St. Simons Island, GA, USA

problem #5

Jun 012007

CLK320 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Instrument cluster malfunctions.

- Phoenix, AZ, USA

problem #4

May 152007

CLK320 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 55,000 miles
The contact owns a 2002 Mercedes Benz Clk320. The contact stated that the digital instrument panel was dimming on the driver side of the vehicle. As time progresses, the panel becomes more dim. The dealer stated that the vehicle was no longer under warranty. The current mileage was 60,000 and failure mileage was 55,000.

- Schaumburg, IL, USA

problem #3

Jun 012004

CLK320 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 18,000 miles
The contact owns a 2002 Mercedes clk430. The contact stated that the lcd that displayed the speed, gears, temperature, and clock is not operating normally and the he is unable to read the gauges. The dealer replaced the instrument cluster. The failure mileage was 18,000 and the failure mileage was 31,000. Updated 12/12/2007 updated 12/12/07

- Lake Zurich, IL, USA

problem #2

Feb 012007

CLK320 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 54,000 miles
The contact owns a 2002 Mercedes Clk320. The lights for the gear indicator on the instrument panel failed. The dealer stated that he would he was responsible for the cost of the repair. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 54,000, and the current mileage is 61,000.

- Jacksonville Beach, FL, USA

problem #1

Jul 122007

CLK320 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 55,300 miles
The contact owns a 2002 Mercedes Benz CL500. The contact stated that the instrument panel failed to illuminate, preventing him from reading the gauges and indicators. The purchase date was unknown. The current and failure mileages were 55,300.

- Chandler, AZ, USA