» » »

Mercedes-Benz Q&A

Ask Your Question

1997 Mercedes-Benz SL600 Question: front suspension

 

Question

HORGMJ, Wareham, MA, February 24, 2011, 18:01
 Rookie

I purchaced a 1997 sl600 with minor frot end damage.All work is done ad now after starting the car,the front suspension stays down.Resivore tank was low so we filled it and still nothing.The rear went way up but the front did nothing.

Please help

2 Answers
Flag This
  • Answer #1

    overbys from Overbys Inc, February 25, 2011, 05:11
     Master

    you have hydropneumatic suspension that is electronically controlled. it is very user unfriendly to
    diagnose, even if you had the MB software and MB's work
    shop system. you really need to find a reputable MB
    specialty shop to check this out.

    Flag This
  • Reply

    dda521, December 29, 2012, 16:34
     Rookie

    Where is the reservoir located and what fluid does it take to fill it? Our car did not come with any manuals or guides for trouble shooting.

    Reply
    Flag This
  • Answer #2

    motorcarsinternational from Motor Cars International, Inc., February 28, 2011, 11:26
    Profile_thumbnail
     Technician

    this vehicle uses ride height sensors and a control unit for suspension,if sensors are not calibrated correctly susp will not rise,this is a very complex system wich should be serviced by a mercededs specialist

    Reply
    Flag This