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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 1997 Mercedes-Benz SL320

1997 Mercedes-Benz SL320

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1997 Mercedes-Benz SL320 Problems

Miscellaneous -- Verified

As vehicles age, various problems may develop with the hard and soft tops. If problems are encountered, it would be recommended to have a technician familiar with these tops perform the diagnoses.

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

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.

Engine -- Verified

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.

Miscellaneous -- Verified

Due to wear, high usage vehicles can experience ignition lock and tumbler failures. The ignition lock cylinder will generally require replacement to correct this concern.

Engine -- Verified

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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.

1997 Mercedes-Benz SL320 Recalls (Recent)

Body, Interior & Misc., January 18, 2000

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. CORROSION OF THE ELECTRICAL IGNITION FILAMENT OF THE AIR BAG GAS GENERATOR MODULE CAN OCCUR IF THE VEHICLE IS OPERATED IN AREAS OF FREQUENTLY HIGH HUMIDITY.

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1997 Mercedes-Benz SL320 Questions and Answers

jsloan1, 1997 Mercedes-Benz SL320, Fayetteville, GA

How does one access the fog lamps to replace them or the bulb?

Visitor, 1997 Mercedes-Benz SL320, Naples, FL

My a/c is blowing off the freon from what seems to be a relief valve located behind the l.f.headlight. what may be the problem?

anthony338, 1997 Mercedes-Benz SL320, Las Vegas, NV

Where is the fuel filter located on the 97 sl 320. I need to replace it

rgh, 1997 Mercedes-Benz SL320, Brentwood, CA

need to take off hard top switch doesnt work.

tarponbayk, 1997 Mercedes-Benz SL320, Naples, FL

nothing happens...just need to know where to locate fuel filter on my car!

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