1998 Mercedes-Benz SL500 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1998 Mercedes-Benz SL500
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1998 Mercedes-Benz SL500 ProblemsHarsh 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.
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.
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.
1998 Mercedes-Benz SL500 QuestionsI have a 1998 mercedes SL500 theres a grinding noise coming from the front passanger side wheel but the rotor and pads seem fine and can't find where its coming from (1 answer)
Noise has become more audible and constant..not so much over bumps or braking
my soft top will not unlatch above the windshield, any ideas?