1990 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1990 Mercedes-Benz 300SL
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1990 Mercedes-Benz 300SL ProblemsHard/Soft Tops May Develop Problems Due to Age
As vehicles age, various problems may develop with the hard and soft tops. If problems are encountered, it would be recommended to have a technician familiar with these tops perform the diagnoses.
Internal and External engine oil & coolant leaks can develop from the head gasket and/or timing cover gasket; these leaks should be repaired before the engine oil and coolant intermix which can result in severe engine damage.
On high usage vehicles, the ignition lock may become difficult to turn due to wear of the ignition lock and tumblers. Replacement of the ignition lock cylinder will generally be required to correct this concern.
1990 Mercedes-Benz 300SL QuestionsI have problems with the instrument cluster. (1 answer)
The meters are going up and down sometimes. Eventually it may brake down completely some workshop guy told me.
Any tips for what to do? Is he right? What will be the price for a new or used one?
The hard top is on when I make the turn.
Red light is on.