1993 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1993 Mercedes-Benz 300SL

1993 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Problems

Leaks at Compressor, Hose Manifold, or Evaporator Core May Cause Poor AC Performance

A refrigerant leak may develop from one or more of the following AC components: AC compressor, hose manifold for the compressor, or the evaporator core. The loss of refrigerant can cause poor AC performance. Our technicians tell us that proper leak diagnoses should be performed in order to determine the cause of any refrigerant loss.

Cracked Driveshaft Flex Discs May Cause Driveshaft Movement/Vibration

A vibration felt through the center floor of the vehicle can be caused by cracked and/or shredded driveshaft flex discs, resulting in excessive driveshaft movement. If not repaired, damage to the driveshaft center support bearing, transmission, or differential can occur.

Premature Tire Wear Due to Cracked Lower Control Arm Bushings

The lower control arm bushings can wear and crack, leading to irregular and premature tire wear. Worn Ball joints can also cause similar tire wear problems. I some cases it may be necessary to replace the lower control arm, including bushings & ball joint to correct this concern.

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1993 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Questions

over heats only in a traffic jam? (1 answer)

i have a new radiator,had the thermostat checked,changed the cylinder head seals

Loud noise (1 answer)

I have a 1993 300SL that has just developed this awful loud noise when I turn the steering wheel in either direction. I checked the power steering fluid and it is full. The noise appears to be coming from under the car, near the trans. Any ideas? Please help.

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