leaking hydraulic fluid and we cant get it to release manually
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1995 Mercedes-Benz SL320
Question: how do i manually remove hardtop
Answer #1overbys from Overbys Inc, March 29, 2011, 10:29Master
sorry, there is no option to manually remove the hard top. it must be done hydraulically via the pump and cylinders.
ReplyVisitor, April 14, 2011, 15:56
Answer #2Visitor, April 14, 2011, 07:28
there is a manual hand tool that releases the locks it looks like a opened wrench on one end and a 1/4 inch allen wrench on the other end. the two locks in the front are behind the sunvisor remove the small round plugs and insert the tool turn counter clockwise and it should click to unlock. in the back there is a small elongated opening to the side of the trunk hinge insert the tool onto the manual release lever mine is painted red, up to unlock down to lock in place.