1992 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class

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1992 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Reliability Rating

KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Significant Problems Significant Problems

Category

Rating

Comments

Engine

Significant Problems Occasional problems on this vehicle are failures of the Cylinder Head Gasket, the Engine Control Systems Unit (MAS Unit) and the Electro-Hydraulic Actuator (EHA). Failure of the MAS Unit will prevent the vehicle from starting.The cost to repair the Cylinder Head Gasket is estimated at $175.00 for parts and $702.00 for labor.The cost to repair the MAS Unit is estimated at $129.00 for parts and $26.00 for labor.The cost to repair the EHA is estimated at $187.00 for parts and $19.50 for labor.All prices are estimates based on $65 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Transmission & Driveline

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Steering & Suspension

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Brakes

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Heating & Air Conditioning

Moderate Problems This vehicle was originally charged with R-12 refrigerant which is no longer being manufactured. The refrigerant is still available, but it is very expensive ($25.00-$50.00 per pound, 2-5 pounds per vehicle). Conversion to the new R-134A refrigerant is possible, at an average cost of about $100-$250 parts and labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Starting & Charging

Minimal Problems Infrequent problems reported, all with low repair costs.

Accessories

Moderate Problems An occasional problem on this vehicle is failure of the Vehicle Rollover Sensors, and a periodic problem is failure of the Window Switches. The cost to repair the Vehicle Rollover Sensors is estimated at $61.00 each for parts and $65.00 for labor. The cost to repair the Window Switches is estimated at $19.00 for parts and $71.50 for labor. All prices are estimates based on $65.00 per flat rate hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Overall

4 out of 5 4 out of 5

*Repair costs are based on a flat rate of $65.00 per hour and do not include diagnostic time or any applicable sales tax.

Reliability History
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KEY: Minimal Problems Minimal Problems  Moderate Problems Moderate Problems  Significant Problems Significant Problems
Click year for details: 1992 1993 2001 2002
Engine Significant Problems Minimal Problems Moderate Problems Moderate Problems
Transmission & Driveline Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Steering & Suspension Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Brakes Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Heating & Air Conditioning Moderate Problems Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Starting & Charging Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Accessories Moderate Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems Minimal Problems
Overall 4 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5 5 out of 5
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