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2.1

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
74,000 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2004 Mercedes-Benz SL500 engine problems

engine problem

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2004 Mercedes-Benz SL500 Owner Comments

problem #1

Jul 152011

SL500

  • 74,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2004 Mercedes Benz sl 500. The contact stated that the active body control was leaking fluid near the engine. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where the contact was advised to have the active body control replaced. The contact referenced NHTSA campaign id number: 07V263000 (engine and engine cooling) pertaining to the cl class model but the active body control component was the same in the sl class models. The contact believed the vehicle was unsafe to drive. The failure mileage was 74,000.

- Bullhead City, AZ, USA

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