4.5

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
24,870 miles

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1998 Mercedes-Benz SL500 brakes problems

brakes problem

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1998 Mercedes-Benz SL500 Owner Comments

problem #1

Oct 012002

SL500

  • 24,870 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The brake system vacuum booster did not hold the vacuum and caused a hissing noise when the brakes were applied. The brake warning light never illuminated to indicate a problem. The consumer requested a refund for a portion of the repair cost.

- Charlotte Harbor, FL, USA

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