1994 Mercedes-Benz SL500 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1994 Mercedes-Benz SL500

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1994 Mercedes-Benz SL500 Problems

Harsh Ride From Rear Due to Failed Dampening Actuator

Vehicles with automatic level control that ride harshly in the rear (no give in the suspension) may have one or both dampening actuators which have failed. It is commonly recommended the actuators be replaced in pairs.

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

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.

Engine Oil and Coolant Leaks Resulting in Fulid Intermix

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.

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1994 Mercedes-Benz SL500 Questions

after changing battery,all instruments fail to operate and radio ask for a code (1 answer)

speedometer not working also

Hi, Cluster, part # 1295403548 Digital, can anyone supply, or help, mine burnt (1 answer)

VIn# WDB1290672F095871, I have tried Mercedes not available anymore my one is a digital 260k speedo, I have been told no other Cluster will fit, can anyone recommend a place that I can contact for such an item.
would be appreciated

I need to check the freon in my 94 SL500 r129 but cannot find the fitting. Help! (1 answer)

Can someone tell me where it is located please?

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1994 Mercedes-Benz SL500 Reviews

Car is in great condition, with what I consider not excessive milage (115,000). Everything goes out at once; the power steering leaks, the air conditioner went out (all the way - blower assembly, compressor, etc.) to the tune of $5000, and the a couple of hydraulic cylinders to lift the convertable top started leaking. In this car there are 13 of them (maybe 16 I forget), and you have to prac...

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