1993 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1993 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL


The engine wiring can degrade because the insulating material falls off leaving the bare wire exposed. This can cause many problems depending on which wires are exposed and what they touch.

A cracked or broken heater core outlet housing can cause a coolant leak near the bulkhead (firewall). Our technicians remind us that coolant leaks should be repaired in order to avoid overheating the engine due to coolant loss.

A coolant leak may develop form the Radiator due to degradation of its plastic components. Replacement of the failed radiator will be necessary.

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Car has a hard bounce in the rear. Feels like a lowrider at times.

time they work but most of the time not.

air condition works great, when the hot car is parked shortly, I get heat in 2 side air registers mixing with the cold air. when it happens I shut down the 2 registers and divert the cold air to the center registers by switching on the extra air blower.
The back seat air condition duct delivers ...

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