Mercedes-Benz 560SEL Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Mercedes-Benz 560SEL

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

One or more door windows may stop working due to a failed window regulator. Replacement of the failed regulator will be necessary to correct this concern.

The fuel pump and/or fuel pump relay can fail, causing the car to crank over but not start. Proper diagnoses will be necessary to confirm if the pump or relay is at fault.

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In looking over the car I recently bought -- 1990 560SEL with 114,000 miles -- when I had the brakes redone the shop I went to told me they detected leaks in the manifold gaskets. I have no performance issues, not sure I trust the shop who I think thinks I am a little old lady who knows nothing a...

why engine oil can run into my car steering box

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This is a great car. Love its body style... presence but not over bearing Sleak stylish but elegant. Sophisticated but flamboyant. It has the "look".. no question... she is on the road... I am not a racer but I can get up and down the road. I have an issue coming up with the timing chain needing to be replaced... cost at the dealership is beyond the book value of th...

This is a great car that is reliable, the main issue to this model are the standard high-mileage leaks from the valve cover gaskets. Some dealer parts are actually cheaper than aftermarket. In comparison to the 1994 BMW 740iL, it is cheaper to maintain and eventhough it has a 5.6 litre engine, burns less fuel.

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