High Usage Vehicles May Experience Ignition Lock and Tumbler Failures on Mercedes-Benz SL320

Due to wear, high usage vehicles can experience ignition lock and tumbler failures. The ignition lock cylinder will generally require replacement to correct this concern.

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Average mileage: 111,000 (111,000–111,000)
4 model years affected: 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997
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1997 Mercedes-Benz SL320 111,000 mi,
ignition switch-- worn down and locked-up. Had to replace via dealer and it took over 2 weeks. Check and see if you can get locksmith to do the work. I had no luck.