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Mercedes-Benz 500SL Repair and Maintenance Costs

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

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a Mercedes-Benz 500SL is between $869 and $1062 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

Repair Cost Index Score
62
Mercedes-Benz 500SL
scores in the most expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$965
Annual Repair Cost
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High mileage vehicles may develop a transmission fluid leak from one or more of the oil seals.  
A knocking noise from the front end can be caused by cracked strut tower bushings.
The engine wiring can degrade because the insulating material falls off leaving the bare wire exposed. This can cause many problems depending on which wires are exposed and what they touch.
I just replace A/C climate control until, no change. I was thinking heater control value dirty o...
The carfax report shows 107,016. I suspect the odometer has been replaced. Your thoughts?
DURING THE REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION OF THE AIR FILTER HOUSING WHILE SERVICING THE VEHICLE, IT IS ...
Overall Score (6 Reviews)
June 05, 2014
1992 Mercedes-Benz 500SL
Seriously awesome car. One of the last real Mercedes before the cost cutting accountants and Crysler took over. Feels like its made out of a piece of stone, the quality is awesome and it's seriou...
November 02, 2013
1991 Mercedes-Benz 500SL
I just had a major problem my car just started blowing blue-white smoke only when I give it gas to take off took it to the shop my mechanic is pretty much like the engine is gone val seal but all m...
April 01, 2013
1993 Mercedes-Benz 500SL
have problem with transmission do not shift ,stay in fist