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1999 Mercedes-Benz SL500 Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1999 Mercedes-Benz SL500

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 1999 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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1999 Mercedes-Benz SL500
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$959
Annual Repair Cost
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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 evaporator temperature sensor can fail, causing the AC compressor not to cycle. If the AC compressor does not turn on, the AC system will not blow cold air. If the compressor is stuck on, the a...
Moms car ...is there a torque sequence for the water pump we would be greatful for the help
Water pump replacement
The Crank Position Sensor, plugs, wires, filters (you name it) have been replaced. The car has 5,...
Overall (2 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
February 24, 2015
1999 Mercedes-Benz SL500
Bought this 1 1/2 yrs ago @ 83,000 mi. Now has 89,000 and is 15 yrs. old. Can't believe how in love I am with it. Everything works, nothing has gone wrong. A true head turner. Hope I didn't just j...
August 11, 2009
1999 Mercedes-Benz SL500
I love everything about this car. It is a sports car but with a little more room. The ride could be a little smoother, but I think if you have the right tires the ride becomes better. I really l...