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1996 Mercedes-Benz SL500 Questions

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It will not complete or reset. it has been driven over 600 miles through several trips. Even had the battery disconnected and reconnected and cycled through ???

I have check engine Ligth Idiognotic I get code 410 it's air pump the old code

at the same time the window quit dropping that 1/4" till the door is shut. Anybody have a clue what to look for?

Had Freon added.

How to reset parking brake?

This problem happens eveytime. No problem during acceleration.

On my CarMd tool in said it may be a camshaft timing sensor.

The altenator warning light goes on and off. I replaced the altenator two times,and still have the same problem.
Both altenators checked out to be good.
Do you think the wire harness would cause this?

I am replacing my cross over oiler tubes that feed the valve lifters. In doing so, I need to remove all the cam caps and then re-torque the bolts. I need the torque specs for the bolts and of course the valve cover too.

my soft top doesn't work properly and when I open the doors my windows go all the way down instead of just a little.

my battery was replaced now my soft top dont work.can i reprogram this myself.or what ever has to be done

I had the battery and altnater replaced drove for a week . Went to get a smog test and the computer will not reset . I have been back every other day for a week. how do I have to drive to reset the computer

My top opens and closes fine. The roll bar seems to operate fine, but warning light never turns off. When I lower the roll bar all the way, the roll bar button blinks with " flashing red arrows pointing upwards", until I raise it a little bit. Once I raise it maybe %15 The flashing roll bar button stops flashing, but the roll bar warning light in dash stays on. What is going on? Anyone familiar with this?

I have the dealer code, but there is no LED display or code prompt. The stereo puts out a tiny bit of sound, just enougfh to barely hear it. The amp seem s to come on, but is it a code issue or is the deck just wore out? Aaron in San Diego

I need to replace the hydraulics for the top because they leak a lot. is this a huge project and are there any links that show this?