Convertible Models may Deploy the Roll Bar When Driving Over Large Bumps on Mercedes-Benz CLK350

Going over large bumps in convertible models may cause the roll bar to deploy, rendering the roof inoperative. Special tools are generally required to return the roll bar to its stowed position.

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Average mileage: 62,800 (40,000–100,000)
4 model years affected: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
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problem details
2009 Mercedes-Benz CLK350 60,000 mi,
First the please release roll-over bar light came on a few days before then the light reset itself a day later then the headrest deployed while the car was sitting still at a red light
2006 Mercedes-Benz CLK350 69,000 mi,
roll bar deployed and continues to deploy after resetting
2008 Mercedes-Benz CLK350 100,000 mi,
Ran over a half-repaired pot hole. Bumped HARD! Repair cost $131 at the dealership.