1993 Mercedes-Benz 600SEL Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1993 Mercedes-Benz 600SEL

1993 Mercedes-Benz 600SEL Problems

Rough running motor/lack of power due to distributor cap and rotor

A rough running motor or lack of power can be caused by the distributor cap and rotor.

Faulty Mass Air Flow Sensor Causing Erratic Engine Operation and Poor Fuel Economy

A faulty mass air flow (MAF) sensor can cause erratic/rough engine operation and fuel economy issues. Since this sensor measures the actual amount of air entering the motor, when it fails, the engine control module (ECM) takes the wrong information and delivers incorrect volumes of fuel to the cylinders.

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 600SEL Questions

location of Blower Relay Switch (1 answer)

I need the location of the Resistor or Relay switch for the blower.

Sudden loss of power (6 answers)

I have a 1993 600SEL with 55,250 original miles. The other day after driving about 100 miles round trip, while driving for some time at approx. 35 MPH the engine lost power.

I could 'floor it' and yet the engine barely had any power and very slowly crept up on RPM and then at 4,000 RPM...

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1993 Mercedes-Benz 600SEL Reviews

Very unique car but buyer beware- it's an expensive car to maintain. If you're on a budget and not looking to have a close relationship with your friendly mechanic, this is not the car for you. Major problems include evaporator ( $3,000.00 +) and wiring harness issues ( $5,000.00+). Every 600 made before '95 will have to have the wiring harness replaced since Mercedes used a biodegradable coat...
nice car

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