Mercedes-Benz 300SL Problem Report

Mercedes-Benz 300SL Hard/Soft Tops May Develop Problems Due to Age

(10 reports)

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.

Convertable top hydraulic seals leak -
intermittent operation problem with open or close of convertible top. locks were working but not top operation. Now nothing works inclucing power windows which I assume is curcit to electronic control unit in trunk. also now getting alarm beep as soon as ignition is turned on -
Had to replace 3 hydrolics in rear for 3k parts and labor (dealer wanted 12k) Recently replaced 2 in front. My Vegas Mercedes guy only charged 220 labor parts were 225 each -
leaking fluid -
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