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

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.

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Average mileage: 115,166 (37,000–200,000)
4 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993 more
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Convertable top hydraulic seals leak
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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
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Don't know yet... manually so far
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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