Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2001 SLK320 are official communications between Mercedes-Benz & their dealerships that describe processes for troubleshooting or fixing certain common problems. All vehicle manufacturers are required by U.S. law to make their TSBs available to the public.

    STEERING

    • TSB #LI46.15-P-058505

      Date Announced:
      FEB 25, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167002

      Creaking noise when making vertical or longitudinal adjustment to electrical steering column Read More »

    STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

    • TSB #601

      Date Announced:
      DEC 12, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #616243

      THIS IS TO ADVISE THAT MERCEDES-BENZ USA WILL CONDUCT A SERVICE CAMPAIGN OF CERTAIN 2000 AND 2001 MODEL YEAR VEHICLES EXHIBITING LEAKAGE IN THE POWER STEERING DAMPER HYDRAULIC LINE FITTINGS. Read More »

    SUSPENSION

    • TSB #010104

      Date Announced:
      AUG 31, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10009985

      THE HIGH PRESSURE HYDRAULIC DISTRIBUTION HOSE OF THE ACTIVE BODY CONTROL (ABC) MAY DETERIORATE OVER TIME DUE TO EXCESSIVE EXPOSURE TO HUMIDITY AND HIGH TEMPERATURES. Read More »

    TRACTION CONTROL SYSTEM

    • TSB #SB-090930

      Date Announced:
      JUN 05, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030964

      MERCEDES: THE LIMITED WARRANTY ON THE SBC HYDRAULIC UNIT FOR MODELS 211, MODEL 219 AND MODELS 230 WAS EXTENDED FROM THE ORIGINAL 4 YEARS/50,000 MILES TO 10 YEARS WITH NO MILEAGE LIMITATION. Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

    • TSB #SB-090930

      Date Announced:
      JUN 05, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030964

      MERCEDES: THE LIMITED WARRANTY ON THE SBC HYDRAULIC UNIT FOR MODELS 211, MODEL 219 AND MODELS 230 WAS EXTENDED FROM THE ORIGINAL 4 YEARS/50,000 MILES TO 10 YEARS WITH NO MILEAGE LIMITATION. Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS

    • TSB #TSB-42-10-109

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030929

      MERCEDES: CORROSION PROTECTION COATINGS FOR BRAKE COMPONENTS AND HARDWARE MAY BE DAMAGED AND OR STRIPPED AWAY IF HIGHLY CONCENTRATED ACID BASED CLEANERS ARE USED. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-42-10-109

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030929

      MERCEDES: CORROSION PROTECTION COATINGS FOR BRAKE COMPONENTS AND HARDWARE MAY BE DAMAGED AND OR STRIPPED AWAY IF HIGHLY CONCENTRATED ACID BASED CLEANERS ARE USED. Read More »

    • TSB #SB-090930

      Date Announced:
      JUN 05, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030964

      MERCEDES: THE LIMITED WARRANTY ON THE SBC HYDRAULIC UNIT FOR MODELS 211, MODEL 219 AND MODELS 230 WAS EXTENDED FROM THE ORIGINAL 4 YEARS/50,000 MILES TO 10 YEARS WITH NO MILEAGE LIMITATION. Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER

    • TSB #TSB-42-10-109

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030929

      MERCEDES: CORROSION PROTECTION COATINGS FOR BRAKE COMPONENTS AND HARDWARE MAY BE DAMAGED AND OR STRIPPED AWAY IF HIGHLY CONCENTRATED ACID BASED CLEANERS ARE USED. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-42-10-109

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030929

      MERCEDES: CORROSION PROTECTION COATINGS FOR BRAKE COMPONENTS AND HARDWARE MAY BE DAMAGED AND OR STRIPPED AWAY IF HIGHLY CONCENTRATED ACID BASED CLEANERS ARE USED. Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

    • TSB #TSB-42-10-109

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030929

      MERCEDES: CORROSION PROTECTION COATINGS FOR BRAKE COMPONENTS AND HARDWARE MAY BE DAMAGED AND OR STRIPPED AWAY IF HIGHLY CONCENTRATED ACID BASED CLEANERS ARE USED. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-42-10-109

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030929

      MERCEDES: CORROSION PROTECTION COATINGS FOR BRAKE COMPONENTS AND HARDWARE MAY BE DAMAGED AND OR STRIPPED AWAY IF HIGHLY CONCENTRATED ACID BASED CLEANERS ARE USED. Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DIFFERENTIAL PROPORTIONAL VALVE

    • TSB #TSB-42-10-109

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030929

      MERCEDES: CORROSION PROTECTION COATINGS FOR BRAKE COMPONENTS AND HARDWARE MAY BE DAMAGED AND OR STRIPPED AWAY IF HIGHLY CONCENTRATED ACID BASED CLEANERS ARE USED. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-42-10-109

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030929

      MERCEDES: CORROSION PROTECTION COATINGS FOR BRAKE COMPONENTS AND HARDWARE MAY BE DAMAGED AND OR STRIPPED AWAY IF HIGHLY CONCENTRATED ACID BASED CLEANERS ARE USED. Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM

    • TSB #TSB-42-10-109

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030929

      MERCEDES: CORROSION PROTECTION COATINGS FOR BRAKE COMPONENTS AND HARDWARE MAY BE DAMAGED AND OR STRIPPED AWAY IF HIGHLY CONCENTRATED ACID BASED CLEANERS ARE USED. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-42-10-109

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030929

      MERCEDES: CORROSION PROTECTION COATINGS FOR BRAKE COMPONENTS AND HARDWARE MAY BE DAMAGED AND OR STRIPPED AWAY IF HIGHLY CONCENTRATED ACID BASED CLEANERS ARE USED. Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM:WHEEL CYLINDERS

    • TSB #TSB-42-10-109

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030929

      MERCEDES: CORROSION PROTECTION COATINGS FOR BRAKE COMPONENTS AND HARDWARE MAY BE DAMAGED AND OR STRIPPED AWAY IF HIGHLY CONCENTRATED ACID BASED CLEANERS ARE USED. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-42-10-109

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030929

      MERCEDES: CORROSION PROTECTION COATINGS FOR BRAKE COMPONENTS AND HARDWARE MAY BE DAMAGED AND OR STRIPPED AWAY IF HIGHLY CONCENTRATED ACID BASED CLEANERS ARE USED. Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM:SHOES/LININGS

    • TSB #TSB-42-10-109

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030929

      MERCEDES: CORROSION PROTECTION COATINGS FOR BRAKE COMPONENTS AND HARDWARE MAY BE DAMAGED AND OR STRIPPED AWAY IF HIGHLY CONCENTRATED ACID BASED CLEANERS ARE USED. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-42-10-109

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030929

      MERCEDES: CORROSION PROTECTION COATINGS FOR BRAKE COMPONENTS AND HARDWARE MAY BE DAMAGED AND OR STRIPPED AWAY IF HIGHLY CONCENTRATED ACID BASED CLEANERS ARE USED. Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM:DRUM

    • TSB #TSB-42-10-109

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030929

      MERCEDES: CORROSION PROTECTION COATINGS FOR BRAKE COMPONENTS AND HARDWARE MAY BE DAMAGED AND OR STRIPPED AWAY IF HIGHLY CONCENTRATED ACID BASED CLEANERS ARE USED. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-42-10-109

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030929

      MERCEDES: CORROSION PROTECTION COATINGS FOR BRAKE COMPONENTS AND HARDWARE MAY BE DAMAGED AND OR STRIPPED AWAY IF HIGHLY CONCENTRATED ACID BASED CLEANERS ARE USED. Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC

    • TSB #TSB-42-10-109

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030929

      MERCEDES: CORROSION PROTECTION COATINGS FOR BRAKE COMPONENTS AND HARDWARE MAY BE DAMAGED AND OR STRIPPED AWAY IF HIGHLY CONCENTRATED ACID BASED CLEANERS ARE USED. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-42-10-109

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030929

      MERCEDES: CORROSION PROTECTION COATINGS FOR BRAKE COMPONENTS AND HARDWARE MAY BE DAMAGED AND OR STRIPPED AWAY IF HIGHLY CONCENTRATED ACID BASED CLEANERS ARE USED. Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER

    • TSB #TSB-42-10-109

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030929

      MERCEDES: CORROSION PROTECTION COATINGS FOR BRAKE COMPONENTS AND HARDWARE MAY BE DAMAGED AND OR STRIPPED AWAY IF HIGHLY CONCENTRATED ACID BASED CLEANERS ARE USED. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-42-10-109

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030929

      MERCEDES: CORROSION PROTECTION COATINGS FOR BRAKE COMPONENTS AND HARDWARE MAY BE DAMAGED AND OR STRIPPED AWAY IF HIGHLY CONCENTRATED ACID BASED CLEANERS ARE USED. Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS

    • TSB #TSB-42-10-109

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030929

      MERCEDES: CORROSION PROTECTION COATINGS FOR BRAKE COMPONENTS AND HARDWARE MAY BE DAMAGED AND OR STRIPPED AWAY IF HIGHLY CONCENTRATED ACID BASED CLEANERS ARE USED. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-42-10-109

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030929

      MERCEDES: CORROSION PROTECTION COATINGS FOR BRAKE COMPONENTS AND HARDWARE MAY BE DAMAGED AND OR STRIPPED AWAY IF HIGHLY CONCENTRATED ACID BASED CLEANERS ARE USED. Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR

    • TSB #TSB-42-10-109

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030929

      MERCEDES: CORROSION PROTECTION COATINGS FOR BRAKE COMPONENTS AND HARDWARE MAY BE DAMAGED AND OR STRIPPED AWAY IF HIGHLY CONCENTRATED ACID BASED CLEANERS ARE USED. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-42-10-109

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030929

      MERCEDES: CORROSION PROTECTION COATINGS FOR BRAKE COMPONENTS AND HARDWARE MAY BE DAMAGED AND OR STRIPPED AWAY IF HIGHLY CONCENTRATED ACID BASED CLEANERS ARE USED. Read More »

    PARKING BRAKE

    • TSB #SB-P-047527

      Date Announced:
      JUL 31, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030939

      MERCEDES: PARKTRONIC INTERMITTENTLY NOT FUNCTIONING. THE FUNCTION WORKS AGAIN AFTER A SHORT TIME OR DISTANCE. WHEN THE FOOT OPERATED PARKING BRAKE IS APPLIED, THE PARKTRONIC SYSTEM IS DEACTIVATED. Read More »

    • TSB #SB-P-047527

      Date Announced:
      JUL 31, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030939

      MERCEDES: PARKTRONIC INTERMITTENTLY NOT FUNCTIONING. THE FUNCTION WORKS AGAIN AFTER A SHORT TIME OR DISTANCE. WHEN THE FOOT OPERATED PARKING BRAKE IS APPLIED, THE PARKTRONIC SYSTEM IS DEACTIVATED. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

    • TSB #2004070012

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10009820

      REPLACEMENT OF ABC PRESSURE SUPPLY VALVE UNIT HYDRAULIC LINE. *TT Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

    • TSB #PB472017

      Date Announced:
      OCT 10, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #627197

      SUBJECT REGARDING HARD STARTING AFTER FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT. *JG Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:TRANSFER CASE (4-WHEEL DRIVE)

    • TSB #PB472017

      Date Announced:
      OCT 10, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #627197

      SUBJECT REGARDING HARD STARTING AFTER FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT. *JG Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #LI82.95-P-056655

      Date Announced:
      JUL 12, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167564

      Customer experiences low battery conditions, resulting in jump starts, and eventually requiring battery replacement. Read More »

    • TSB #LI82.85-P-055695

      Date Announced:
      JUL 08, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167563

      The COMAND unit does not start or the COMAND display remains dark. The COMAND unit cannot be operated. Note: The problem disappears after a lengthy idle period (>6h) or after interrupting the power supply (circuit 30). Read More »

    • TSB #LI83.00-P-052510

      Date Announced:
      FEB 22, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10135917

      Malfunctions of various control units and/or on-board power supply problems caused by water in the control unit tray under the driver/front passenger seat (dislocated, pinched or leaking condensation ... Read More »

    • TSB #805727

      Date Announced:
      SEP 08, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10010446

      AFTER EIS REPLACEMENT CIRCUIT 15X DELAYED AFTER IGNITION START. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #076139

      Date Announced:
      MAR 29, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10007612

      AIR MASS SENSORS. *MJ Read More »

    • TSB #076139

      Date Announced:
      MAR 29, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10007612

      AIR MASS SENSORS. *MJ Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

    • TSB #SB-P-047124

      Date Announced:
      JUL 06, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030941

      MERCEDES: CRACKING NOISE FROM THE AREA OF THE INSTRUMENT PANEL/FIREWALL WHEN CORNERING, DURING THROTTLE LIFT OFF AND ON UNEVEN ROADS. Read More »

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS

    • TSB #PB 82-10-630

      Date Announced:
      JUL 28, 2008
      NHTSA ID:
      #10025845

      MERCEDES BENZ: WATER IN TAIL LAMP HOUSING ON EITHER RIGHT SIDE OR LEFT SIDE. *PE Read More »

    VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

    • TSB #55012

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #621576

      INFORMATION STATING THAT THE CELLULAR PHONE SYSTEM IN CERTAIN VEHICLES NO LONGER USE THE AUTOMATIC MAST ANTENNA. *TT Read More »

    VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR

    • TSB #887039

      Date Announced:
      MAR 16, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10014583

      SEAL BETWEEN EXTERIOR REAR VIEW MIRROR HOUSING AND DOOR. *TT Read More »

    VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

    AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE

    STRUCTURE

    • TSB #LI77.30-P-056644

      Date Announced:
      JUL 25, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167557

      Water entry through front section of retractable hardtop with the following localization: - Partial water entry in the area of the side seals to the A-pillar (for area see Fig. 1) when accelerating/braking the vehicle. Read More »

    VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

    • TSB #50012

      Date Announced:
      MAY 22, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #621570

      ON SOME VEHICLES, UPON RELEASE OF THE BRAKE PEDAL AND / OR APPLICATION OF THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL, THERE IS A 1-2 SECOND DELAY UNTIL THE ACTUATOR MOVES TO THE NEW ACCELERATOR PEDAL INPUT POSITION. Read More »

    SEATS

    • TSB #LI91.25-P-059380

      Date Announced:
      JUL 10, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10166099

      Pneumatic comfort systems with insufficient performance, entirely inoperative or leaky. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #LI82.85-P-058582

      Date Announced:
      MAR 03, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167525

      Apple products (iPhone or iPod) are not charged via the serial USB interface of the COMAND Online control unit (A40/3) in the stowage compartment of the center console. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

    • TSB #LI82.70-P-060004

      Date Announced:
      OCT 14, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10135628

      iPhone mobile phone: Various complaints after software update to iOS8 Read More »

    • TSB #C1A140101

      Date Announced:
      FEB 11, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10166975

      This Customer 1 Action has been initiated because certain mbrace subscribers were recently contacted by mbrace informing them that they need to have an i-button call performed to ensure their mbrace device has registered with the ... Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

    • TSB #PB8262165

      Date Announced:
      SEP 13, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #627173

      SUBJECT REGARDING POPPING OR THUMPING IN THE SPEAKERS. *JG Read More »