Engine Oil and Coolant Leaks Resulting in Fulid Intermix on Mercedes-Benz SL500

Problem Description and Possible Solution

Internal and External engine oil & coolant leaks can develop from the head gasket and/or timing cover gasket; these leaks should be repaired before the engine oil and coolant intermix which can result in severe engine damage.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 118,000 (113,000–123,000)
5 model years affected: 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, more1998
8 people reported this problem
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white smoke from tailpipe on acceleration. slow coolant leak internally. engine oil consumption, but coolant and engine oil are clear.
heavy steam? from tail pipe + water in fresh oil change.