Fluid Leak From Front of Vehicle on Mercedes-Benz SL500

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.

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Average mileage: 53,000 (53,000–53,000)
9 model years affected: 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, more1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002
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1999 Mercedes-Benz SL500 53,000 mi,
Steering dampening strut leaked; entire dampening assembly had to be repalaced.