Report: Steering Dampening Shock Will Leak Fluid When it Fails
Mercedes-Benz SL500 Problem
A fluid leak from the front of the vehicle may be a result of a worn steering dampening shock. Our technicians tell us that if a leak is noted from the dampening shock it should be replaced.
Visitor, 1999 Mercedes-Benz SL500, 53,000 mi
Steering dampening strut leaked; entire dampening assembly had to be repalaced.