Mercedes-Benz SL600 Ignition Coil Replacement at your home or office.

Our mobile mechanics offer services 7 days a week. Upfront and transparent pricing.

Estimate price near me

Service Location

Customer Ratings

(5)

Included for free with this service

Online Booking

Mechanic comes to you

12-month / 12k-mile warranty

Free 50 point safety inspection

Our certified mobile mechanics can come to your home or office 7 days a week between 7 AM and 9 PM.

Customer Ratings

(5)

Ignition Coil Replacement Service

How much does a Ignition Coil Replacement cost?

On average, the cost for a Mercedes-Benz SL600 Ignition Coil Replacement is $236 with $141 for parts and $95 for labor. Prices may vary depending on your location.

CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
2009 Mercedes-Benz SL600V12-5.5L TurboService typeIgnition Coil ReplacementEstimate$2183.37Shop/Dealer Price$2694.35 - $4105.22
2008 Mercedes-Benz SL600V12-5.5L TurboService typeIgnition Coil ReplacementEstimate$2121.37Shop/Dealer Price$2632.45 - $4043.39
2010 Mercedes-Benz SL600V12-5.5L TurboService typeIgnition Coil ReplacementEstimate$661.77Shop/Dealer Price$807.94 - $1124.17
1999 Mercedes-Benz SL600V12-6.0LService typeIgnition Coil ReplacementEstimate$414.55Shop/Dealer Price$509.42 - $738.96
2007 Mercedes-Benz SL600V12-5.5L TurboService typeIgnition Coil ReplacementEstimate$2121.37Shop/Dealer Price$2632.53 - $4043.53
1998 Mercedes-Benz SL600V12-6.0LService typeIgnition Coil ReplacementEstimate$414.55Shop/Dealer Price$509.48 - $739.06
2005 Mercedes-Benz SL600V12-5.5L TurboService typeIgnition Coil ReplacementEstimate$2136.87Shop/Dealer Price$2647.20 - $4057.58
2006 Mercedes-Benz SL600V12-5.5L TurboService typeIgnition Coil ReplacementEstimate$2136.87Shop/Dealer Price$2649.22 - $4061.12
Show example Mercedes-Benz SL600 Ignition Coil Replacement prices

What is an ignition coil and how does it work?

An ignition coil transforms ignition voltage (12 volts) to the very high voltage pulses (20,000 volts or more) that fire the spark plugs. The number of ignition coils varies depending on car model and year of production. Older cars will have one coil covering all engine cylinders while newer cars may have a coil-on-plug type arrangement — that is every cylinder will have its own dedicated ignition coil.

Ignition Coils

When to consider replacing an ignition coil:

  • Hard starting or no start. Ignition coils are subject to heat damage and electrical overload, both of which can cause partial or total failure. If the coil is faulty, you may have difficulty starting your car or it may not start at all.
  • Misfiring, loss of power, poor acceleration. Once the car is running, a bad ignition coil can cause poor operation of the engine. Should you have misfiring or loss of power, faulty ignition coils would be among the list of causes a mechanic would investigate. The Check Engine Light will often come on with a trouble code(s) indicating which cylinders are involved.

How do mechanics replace the ignition coil?

  • The ignition is checked to assure it is in the “off” position.
  • For single coils that supply all cylinders, the coil is disconnected from either a bracket located in the engine compartment or, in some cases, is removed from within the distributor. The replacement coil is secured and all electrical connections reattached. If the distributor was removed for any reason, the timing is adjusted as required.
  • For individual coil-on-plug applications, the coil is detached from the top of the individual spark plug and replaced.
  • Once the coil is securely in place, all electrical connections are reattached, and timing adjusted as needed, the car is road tested to ensure normal operation.

Is it safe to drive with an ignition coil problem?

Yes. A malfunctioning ignition coil will cause loss of power and lower fuel efficiency but that will not present an immediate safety issue. If the coil malfunction is causing misfiring, this will allow unburned fuel to enter and permanently damage the catalytic converter from overheating.

When replacing an ignition coil keep in mind:

  • Ignition coil failure can be caused by faulty spark plugs or wires. The mechanic will inspect and may recommend replacement of those components.
  • In a coil-on-plug ignition system, if only one coil fails, you need only replace the faulty coil. Remaining functioning coils can be left in place.
  • In systems with the coil located in the distributor, it may be more cost-effective to replace the entire distributor rather than remove and replace just the coil.

Fast and easy service at your home or office

Backed by 12-month, 12.000-mile guarantee


Meet some of our expert Mercedes-Benz mechanics

Real customer reviews from Mercedes-Benz owners like you.

Excellent Rating

(5)

Rating Summary
4
0
0
0
1
4
0
0
0
1

Steven

14 years of experience
425 reviews
Steven
14 years of experience
Mercedes-Benz SL600 V12-6.0L - Loud screeching noise when I start the car - Goodyear, Arizona
I have an older Mercedes 600SL and was somewhat concerned about using some one other than a dealer, but my fears were put to rest after my initial conversation with Steve. Steve was on time, knowledgeable, had all of the required tools. diagnose the problem and gave me a stalemate of cost for the repair. He did not try to over sale me on something I didn't need. He made the repairs made sure that everything was correct and assured me that if I needed anything more he was just a phone call awaly. Steve called me the next day just to check that the repair was good.

Chris

22 years of experience
2223 reviews
Chris
22 years of experience
Mercedes-Benz SL600 V12-5.5L Turbo - Brake Pads Replacement (Front) - Huntington Beach, California
Highly recommend Chris and will request him next time I need service on my Mercedes SL600 V12 Turbo Roadster! Chris is an expert craftsman who really knows about my Mercedes. I was happy about saving money by not going to the dealer for service. Who knew you can have your car serviced at home while getting things done around the house instead of wasting time driving to a dealer and hanging out in their waiting area! I will definitely request Chris next time my car needs service!!

Richard

21 years of experience
461 reviews
Richard
21 years of experience
Mercedes-Benz SL600 V12-6.0L - Car is not starting - Marietta, Georgia
Fast honest knew what he needed

Edwin

40 years of experience
36 reviews
Edwin
40 years of experience
Mercedes-Benz SL600 V12-5.5L Turbo - Car does not shift from park to drive - Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
Great

Excellent Rating

(5)

Rating Summary
4
0
0
0
1
4
0
0
0
1
Number of Mercedes-Benz SL600 services completed
55+
services done by our mechanics
TOTAL NUMBER OF EXPERT Mercedes-Benz MECHANICS
1100+
experts on our platform

Recent articles & questions

Top 10 Tire Safety Issues Every Car Owner Needs to Know
Car tires are vulnerable to punctures, flats, and other failures. If you see underinflation, overinflation, or uneven tire wear, get it it inspected.
Child Seat Safety Laws in New Mexico
In In New Mexico, there are laws governing child seat restraints, and requiring that every occupant of a vehicle must be properly restrained. This means adults and children alike. The laws in New Mexico are not all that strict when...
P2239 OBD-II Trouble Code: O2 Sensor Positive Current Control Circuit High Bank 1 Sensor 1
P2239 P2239 code definition O2 Sensor Positive Current Control Circuit High Bank 1 Sensor 1 What the P2239 code means This trouble code indicates that the powertrain control module has detected a voltage from the O2 sensor positive current control...

Noise under my car

Honda Elements (https://www.yourmechanic.com/estimates/honda/element) are known for sway bar noises. In many instances, replacing the sway bar bushings, especially in the sway bar, will get rid of clunking noises over bumps. Now this is only one possibility but a common issue....

Is there anything that I can use to temporarily grease my CV boot for a couple days until I can buy more grease?

Hello. I am sorry to hear of your situation with the CV joint and boot on your 1991 Metro and will try to help you now. Typically, once the boot rips, the grease inside will actually stay there for a...

I have a 2010 armada. the vehicle theft system has been started and the engine only cranks. i was wondering if i can restart the system by using a keyfob from a 06 armada?

How can we help?

Our service team is available 7 days a week, Monday - Friday from 6 AM to 5 PM PST, Saturday - Sunday 7 AM - 4 PM PST.

1 (855) 347-2779 · hi@yourmechanic.com