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1992 Mercedes-Benz 500SL Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1992 Mercedes-Benz 500SL

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 1992 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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1992 Mercedes-Benz 500SL
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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.
The carfax report shows 107,016. I suspect the odometer has been replaced. Your thoughts?
mysteriously on & off , all different time frames ,,, also when car is on ' then was stopping for...
DURING THE REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION OF THE AIR FILTER HOUSING WHILE SERVICING THE VEHICLE, IT IS ...
Overall (3 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
June 05, 2014
1992 Mercedes-Benz 500SL
Seriously awesome car. One of the last real Mercedes before the cost cutting accountants and Crysler took over. Feels like its made out of a piece of stone, the quality is awesome and it's seriou...
May 25, 2012
1992 Mercedes-Benz 500SL
As our family (kids and grandkids) walked out of the local pizza restaurant, we passed a red 500 SL. My husband and I have been shopping to replace a 96 mini van with 280,000 miles on it, and have...
August 30, 2011
1992 Mercedes-Benz 500SL
Bought this car from Mercedes dealership in Omaha about a year ago and love it. Certified mileage 27,400 and the vehicle is in mint condition inside and out. The sticker price of $99,750 in 1992 c...