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1991 Mercedes-Benz 500SL Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1991 Mercedes-Benz 500SL

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 1991 Mercedes-Benz 500SL is between $869 and $1062 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

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1991 Mercedes-Benz 500SL
scores in the most expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$965
Annual Repair Cost
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High mileage vehicles may develop a transmission fluid leak from one or more of the oil seals.  
A knocking noise from the front end can be caused by cracked strut tower bushings.
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.
All of my interior dashboard lights are not working but the fuse is fine. Any suggestions?
it will start and run fine till gets to operating temp then stalls and is hard to start till it c...
DURING THE REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION OF THE AIR FILTER HOUSING WHILE SERVICING THE VEHICLE, IT IS ...
Overall (2 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
November 02, 2013
1991 Mercedes-Benz 500SL
I just had a major problem my car just started blowing blue-white smoke only when I give it gas to take off took it to the shop my mechanic is pretty much like the engine is gone val seal but all m...
October 05, 2009
1991 Mercedes-Benz 500SL
I have been a Mercedes Benz Owner since The Early 196'0 And I can not Fault The Quality of The Mercedes, This is the first Mercedes SL 500 Convertable, that I now own, amongst 2 other Mercs which I...