Mercedes-Benz 500SL Repair & Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your Mercedes-Benz 500SL

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Mercedes-Benz 500SL
Annual Repair Cost
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The annual maintenance cost of a Mercedes-Benz 500SL is $965. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and shop.

Most Common Mercedes-Benz 500SL Problems

Mercedes-Benz 500SL vehicles have 26 reported problems.The most commonly reported Mercedes-Benz 500SL problem is: Bad Switch/Blower Motor Resistor Assembly May Cause Inoperative Heater Blower Motor
Other than a defective MOTOR, a bad switch or blower MOTOR resistor assembly can cause an inoperative heater blower...
As vehicles age, various problems may develop with the hard and soft tops. if problems are encountered, it would be...

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The Mercedes-Benz Reliability Rating is 3.0 out of 5.0, which ranks it 28th out of 32 for all car brands. This rating is based on an average across 345 unique models. The average annual repair cost for a Mercedes-Benz is $1,158, which means it has average ownership costs. The other factors that contribute to Mercedes-Benz reliability include an average of 1.0 visits to a repair shop per year and a 12% probability of a repair being severe.

Mercedes-Benz 500SL Reviews

Mercedes-Benz 500SL vehicles rate highest in Suspension and needs improvement in Heating
Mercedes-Benz 500SL (6 Reviews)
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Most Common Mercedes-Benz 500SL Questions

There are 126 related questions for Mercedes-Benz 500SL vehicles. RepairPal's professional community answers hundreds of questions each day. Below are the most commonly asked Mercedes-Benz 500SL questions.
I am perplexed on what's the problem after changing most parts and the wiring harness, etc,.. i started it and it was...
Drivers window wont go down, and the roof will not go up, since the window will not go down. is this a relay or...

Mercedes-Benz 500SL Recalls

Mercedes-Benz 500SL vehicles have 1 known recalls. The most common recall is: Recall 93V067000.
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