Mercedes-Benz 280SL service by top-rated mechanics at the convenience of your home or office

Our certified mechanics come to you · Backed by our 12-month, 12,000-mile warranty · Get fair and transparent estimates upfront

GET A QUOTE Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee
Red-stars EXCELLENT RATING ON

How much does Mercedes-Benz 280SL repair and maintenance cost?

The cost depends on your car, the type of service, and where you live. Here are estimates for a selection of Mercedes-Benz 280SL services.

Service Estimate Savings Dealer Estimate Location
Service type Brake Caliper - Driver Side Rear Replacement for 1971 Mercedes-Benz 280SL L6-2.8L Estimate $338 Savings 45.10% Dealer Estimate $617 Location Denver, CO
Service type Control Arm Assembly - Front Lower Right Replacement for 1971 Mercedes-Benz 280SL L6-2.8L Estimate $350 Savings 46.13% Dealer Estimate $650 Location Denver, CO
Service type Door Lock Actuator - Passenger Side Rear Replacement for 1970 Mercedes-Benz 280SL L6-2.8L Estimate $240 Savings 42.82% Dealer Estimate $420 Location Denver, CO
Service type Axle / CV Shaft Assembly - Passenger Side Front Replacement for 1968 Mercedes-Benz 280SL L6-2.8L Estimate $295 Savings 44.29% Dealer Estimate $529 Location Denver, CO
Service type Valve Cover Gasket Replacement for 1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL L6-2.8L Estimate $108 Savings 39.75% Dealer Estimate $180 Location Denver, CO
Service type Valve Cover Gasket Replacement for 1968 Mercedes-Benz 280SL L6-2.8L Estimate $108 Savings 39.75% Dealer Estimate $180 Location Denver, CO
Service type Ball Joint Front - Lower Right Replacement for 1971 Mercedes-Benz 280SL L6-2.8L Estimate $350 Savings 46.13% Dealer Estimate $650 Location Denver, CO
Service type Door Lock Actuator - Passenger Side Front Replacement for 1968 Mercedes-Benz 280SL L6-2.8L Estimate $273 Savings 43.78% Dealer Estimate $485 Location Denver, CO

Fast and easy Mercedes-Benz 280SL services at your home or office.

Get an instant quote
Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee
Abc-logo

“Finding a trusted mechanic at a reasonable price can be extremely difficult. With YourMechanic you can skip the auto shop altogether. They send certified and screened mechanics straight to your door and enable you to save big on car repair and maintenance.”

– ABC NEWS
Inc-logo

“YourMechanic will come to wherever your car is to perform any of a wide variety of car maintenance and repair services, and will charge you less than you'd normally pay if you were to drop your car off at a garage.”

– INC.
Fox-logo

"YourMechanic will fix your car at your garage at a fixed hourly rate much lower than their brick-and-mortar counterparts."

– FOX NEWS

Answers to common Mercedes-Benz 280SL questions

Q: My engine fan is not kicking in, but my temp is between 80 -100. Is my thermostat bad because my check engine light just turned on
Answered by Jeff
This can be caused by a number of things such a faulty thermostat (https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/thermostat-replacement), or a failing coolant fan switch. As you may know the coolant fan switch (https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/cooling-fan-relay-replacement) helps to maintain the proper coolant temperature by turning on and...
Q: Service "A" with low tire pressure reading needing scheduled maintenance.
Answered by Mia
Service A is supposed to be performed after the first year/10,000 miles of ownership, then every 2 years/20,000 miles going forward. This service includes: Oil and filter change (https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/change-oil-and-filter) Resetting of the maintenance reminder (https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/reset-maintenance-reminder-system) Tire condition/pressure check (https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/uneven-tire-wear-inspection) (this...
Q: How problem free is the Ford 3.2L Turbo Diesel compared to the Mercedes 3.0L Diesel used in small RV's?
Answered by Robert
Personally I would take the Mercedes over the Ford, but the truth is, diesels are undergoing a massive engineering revamping of their emissions systems. Emissions on diesels is new to the automotive market making these systems problematic until the manufacturers...
Q: I'm losing power steering after replacing rack and pump
Answered by John
First you need to see that the fluid level is correct. (https://www.yourmechanic.com/article/how-to-check-your-power-steering-fluid-level-by-jerel-lawrence) Bring the engine up to operating temperature and check the fluid at the reservoir. Top it up with Pentosin CHF11 hydraulic fluid. The fluid gets foamy when it...

Fast and easy Mercedes-Benz 280SL services at your home or office.

Get an instant quote
Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee