2001 Mercedes-Benz SL500 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Mercedes-Benz SL500
- convertable top stick when opening at top level. Will go no futher .
- Hi, I'm about to purchase a 2001 Mercedes Benz SL500.
- Replaced my alternator. In doing so I disconnected the sensor arm.
- Where is the computer plug located for scanning for codes?
- When I turn on my headlamps on they tend to go on & off? What would cause this?
2001 Mercedes-Benz SL500 Problems
The active body control system can leak fluid from numerous areas, including the tandem pump, hydraulic lines, struts, and/or seals. If it is not repaired, the vehicle ride height could drop too low and cause damage to the undercarriage.
The engine may develop a stalling and/or no start condition due to a failed crankshaft position sensor.
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.
2001 Mercedes-Benz SL500 Questions
The car seems to be in good condition. The current owner has had the car for the last 9 years and said he hasn't had any problems with it so far.
What kind of problems are common with this car and what kind of things can I look forward to? The car has 88k miles on it.
Would you recomme...
I can get them turn back on if I'm lucky wiggling the switch, inwhich is actually not loose. I do have a side rear taillight out it's a reach but with that cause it to do anything like that, seems to me to be a loose wire I don't know?