1996 Mercedes-Benz SL320 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1996 Mercedes-Benz SL320
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1996 Mercedes-Benz SL320 ProblemsRough running motor/lack of power due to failed ignition coil packs/spark plug resistors
Failed ignition coil packs or spark plug resistors can cause a rough running motor or lack of power.
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.
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.
1996 Mercedes-Benz SL320 QuestionsI can't get the top to go down. The red light on the convertible switch keeps blinking. Any suggestions? (1 answer)
I have a 1996 Mercedes Benz SL-320. I "do not" have the parking break on, but the brake instrument cluster warning light comes on and when I drive there is a beeping sound. Can I disable this noice by pulling a fuse?
I am the forth owner of this car, the second owner had a diagnosis of a blown head gasket in 2001 at a mercedes dealer,but he did not have it repaired there. the car seems to run great and there are no oil leaks,in 2001 it had 60,000 miles on it today it's 73,000. I'm guessing it was repa...