As vehicles age, various problems may develop with the hard and soft tops. If problems are encountered, it would be recommended to have a technician familiar with these tops perform the diagnoses.
Car Problem Reports
Mercedes-Benz SL600 Hard/soft Tops May Develop Problems Due to Age
Mercedes-Benz SL600 Problem
Average Mileage: 94,900 mi (74,800 mi - 115,000 mi)
hydraulic leaks on soft top...fixed by sending the part to Tophydraulics.com
Visitor, 1997 Mercedes-Benz SL600, 74,800 mi
Leak developed on passenger side hydraulic roof lock. All 11 cylinders sent to Top Hydraulics for rebuild.