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1999 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Question: Please how can i MANUALLY open up my drop top?

 

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Visitor, Minneapolis, MN, April 07, 2011, 23:25

The control to drop the roof flashes but the roof doesn't open. I want to manually open this up and try retrace where the problem lies.

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    overbys from Overbys Inc, April 08, 2011, 05:06
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    there is no easy way for the consumer to manually open the top. you will need MB software to diagnose whether this is a "control" issue (switch, module, etc) or if it is
    "mechanical." the major issue on this car is loss of fluid
    from a leaking cylinder or the pump itself. the top will not function if the pump is low on fluid and must be refilled to operate the top. suggest a good local MB shop,
    as this is not a do-it-yourself job.

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