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1997 Mercedes-Benz SL500 Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1997 Mercedes-Benz SL500

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 1997 Mercedes-Benz SL500 is between $863 and $1055 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

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1997 Mercedes-Benz SL500
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$959
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Leaks may develop from the differential cover and/or seals on high mileage or older vehicles. Our technicians recommend a complete reseal of the differential unit if these leaks are addressed.
As brake fluid becomes dirty over time, it can cause a failure of the anti-lock brake system (ABS) modulator assembly. Our technicians recommend a complete brake system flush every two years to hel...
A vibration felt through the center floor of the vehicle can be caused by cracked and/or shredded driveshaft flex discs, resulting in excessive driveshaft movement. If not repaired, damage to the...
bose was not working and now is long gone. When code is cleared it comes back instantly and will ...
cam position sensor,no change.Has good spark but fuel is not continuous.Spray fuel from a bottle ...
usualy when i drive in town the noise get laughter but in highway the noise stop. thnx
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Body, Interior & Misc.
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Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
January 28, 2013
1997 Mercedes-Benz SL500
I bought this from the first owner who put a whopping 55,000 miles on it in 15 years. The biggest problem showed up after I got it home and removed the hardtop-the pillar cylinders started leaking...
February 09, 2011
1997 Mercedes-Benz SL500
Love it.. Fast, Sleek, Low, Lots of torque and the hardtop/softtop combo is a win in any situation.
April 20, 2010
1997 Mercedes-Benz SL500
1997 SL500 40th Anniversary Roadster. 57K miles runs great. Love the torque 347lbs. A very safe car to drive, lots of safety features. At 135mph it is as stable as 40mph. Replaced headlight ...