1999 Mercedes-Benz SL500 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1999 Mercedes-Benz SL500
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1999 Mercedes-Benz SL500 ProblemsHard/Soft Tops May Develop Problems Due to Age
As vehicles age, various problems may develop with the hard and soft tops. If problems are encountered, it would be recommended to have a technician familiar with these tops perform the diagnoses.
The engine may develop a stalling and/or no start condition due to a failed crankshaft position sensor.
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 tire wear symptoms. I some cases it may be necessary to replace the lower control arm, including bushings & ball joint to correct this concern.
1999 Mercedes-Benz SL500 QuestionsWhy does my 1999 SL500 stall for no reason? (1 answer)
The Crank Position Sensor, plugs, wires, filters (you name it) have been replaced. The car has 5,900 miles on it (sat in a lady's barn for 17 years). My mechanic keeps getting a 1681 (?) crash code. The SRS has been disconnected to see if that's the problem. It isn't. Still stalls, b...
so how do I get an answer?