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
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2,706
to $
3,032
1994 Mercedes-Benz SL500
$
251
to $
342
1994 Mercedes-Benz SL500
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1,202
to $
2,597
1994 Mercedes-Benz SL500
$
74
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139
1994 Mercedes-Benz SL500
$
461
to $
614

1994 Mercedes-Benz SL500 Problems

Cracked strut tower bushings may cause knocking noise on front end
A knocking noise from the front end can be caused by cracked strut tower bushings.
Active Body Control System Can Leak Hydraulic Fluid

The active body control system can leak fluid from numerous areas, including the tandem pump, hydraulic lines, struts, and/or seals. If it is not repaired, the vehicle ride height could drop too low and cause damage to the undercarriage.

Emissions Air Injection Pumps Can Seize Up and Cause Noise/Smoke

The emissions air injection pump can seize, causing a loud squealing noise followed by smoke from the drive belt. If the engine is not turned off, the belt will break, turning on the alternator/battery warning light.

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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
Laurie

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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