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6.7

fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
10,000 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2003 Mercedes-Benz SL500 steering problems

steering problem

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2003 Mercedes-Benz SL500 Owner Comments

problem #1

Nov 072003

SL500 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 10,000 miles

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

2003 S5004matic by daimler Chrysler. At 9000 miles had rear rotors warped by parking brake. At 11000 miles had front rotors warped by unknown reasons. At 11500 miles shimmy in steering wheel cannot be fixed. Dealer has tried to fix it on 4 occasions. Unable to do so.

- Chester, NJ, USA

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