1999 Mercedes-Benz SL600 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1999 Mercedes-Benz SL600
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1999 Mercedes-Benz SL600 ProblemsRadiators Break Due to Degradation of the Plastic Tanks and Fittings
A coolant leak may develop form the Radiator due to degradation of its plastic components. Replacement of the failed radiator will be necessary.
A refrigerant leak may develop from one or more of the following AC components: AC compressor, hose manifold for the compressor, or the evaporator core. The loss of refrigerant can cause poor AC performance. Our technicians tell us that proper leak diagnoses should be performed in order to determine the cause of any refrigerant loss.
Due to exposure to the sun, lenses for head lights become opaque (cloudy or hazy). This reduces the effectiveness of the lights. Plastic polishes can improve the clarity of the lenses, but replacement of the lamp housings is the only way to regain the full intensity of the lights.