Internal leaks can cause problems with the load leveling suspension in the rear; the vehicle may ride harshly (no give in the suspension, like you are riding on a brick).
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1993 Mercedes-Benz 600SL
1993 Mercedes-Benz 600SL Problems
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.
The bushings for the shifter lever wear out to the point where they break and fall out. This causes excessive movement (loose feel) in the shifter lever and a clanging-type noise when changing gears.
Internal and External engine oil & coolant leaks can develop from the head gasket and/or timing cover gasket; these leaks should be repaired before the engine oil and coolant intermix which can result in severe engine damage.
One or more of the following steering linkage components may wear prematurely; tie rod ends, drag link, or idler arm. Our technicians remind us the wheel alignment should be checked and adjusted if any of these items are replaced.
1993 Mercedes-Benz 600SL Questions and Answers
2000 SL600 REPLACED CATALYTIC CONVERTERS 14000 MILES AGO under warranty. Have gone bad again! $2500.00 repair. Need an alternative!!!!! Their must be a better way! Any advice?
After test drive dash gages quit, coolant temp still registers, all other guages quit working, Speedometer, Tach, fuel gage, voltmeter all failed at the same time. This is a Japanese SL600 sport co...
1993 Mercedes-Benz 600SL Reviews
Great performance on the engine side however, suspension i.e. hyd system and flat ride on failure in addition to cost to repair leave room for improvement. Known wiring harness problems can be a nightmare if left unchecked. Mercedes should step up to the plate and issue recall for effected models but refuses that's a shame. The car is a gem when at a 100% and is a timeless work of art . Down side cost more to maintain than any car of it's class given it's aforementioned issues.