2002 Mercedes-Benz SL500 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2002 Mercedes-Benz SL500

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2002 Mercedes-Benz SL500 Problems

Stalling and/or "Crank no Start" Due to Failed Crankshaft Position Sensor

The engine may develop a stalling and/or no start condition due to a failed crankshaft position sensor.

Bad Switch/Blower Motor Resistor Assembly May Cause Inoperative Heater Blower Motor

Other than a defective motor, a bad switch or blower motor resistor assembly can cause an inoperative heater blower motor.

Spark plug wires causing misfire

Bad spark plug wires can cause misfires; the Check Engine Light may illuminate.

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2002 Mercedes-Benz SL500 Questions

Need to replace 2 Catalytic Converters in less than 35,000 miles. Does that sound right? (2 answers)

First the left side at 27,000 and now the right at 33,000.

Why does car vibrate from rear at 60-65 mph tires new balanced twicee (1 answer)

PURCHASE TIP need info (1 answer)

Hello i thinking of buy a SL500, i never had this type of car, but its ben my favorite car many years so now its the right time for me. I need some help from you guys, tip and checkpoints. What should i look for extra? Ask the seller? It is any i can do when im looking at the car to se if it is a...

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2002 Mercedes-Benz SL500 Reviews

You folks at Mercedes need to do a better job of making these cars...100K for a 2002 when new now sells for under 10K in 2013! Why? So many problems and items needing to be fixed! This car company prides itself on making a quality vehicle but most second or third owners have nothing but headaches! I have maintained my SL according to recommendations put forth by Mercedes and yet..I still keep...

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