1998 Mercedes-Benz SL500 Repair and Maintenance Costs
A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1998 Mercedes-Benz SL500
The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 1998 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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1998 Mercedes-Benz SL500scores in the most expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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The lower control arm bushings can wear and crack, resulting excessive movement at the control arm pivot point, leading to irregular and premature tire wear. Worn Ball joints can also cause similar...
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.
The Pump runs continues to run until I unplug it
The car does not seem to respond to my key fab or manually to the master key. The batteries in ...
Overall (2 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Electrical & Lights
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
May 23, 2012
1998 Mercedes-Benz SL500
1998 SL500 with 123k miles now. It has 32 valves and dual OHC. A pleasure to drive. From 1999 through about 2008 I think they have one OHC and 24 valves. I love the car but its like a mistress ...
December 22, 2009
very good condition, low miles