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Unless I pull it toward me it won't move the seat back & forth.

I have already figured out how to replace the hydraulic cylinder but need to pop the trunk lid open to push the roof and window into the holding area along with the roll-bar
Any help would be great
Thanks in advance

how could that happen

2003 2 dr roadster 5.0 sl class
Vin WDBSK75F010200
In great condition (looking)
car facts No accidents

how to syny top to open

Is there a video that will show how to tune it up myself?

The car is sitting a little low and should I drive it I have it towed to the in the local MB

Among the many problems I have had with the top operation is one of the worst. I've had numerous problems with it and the most current is the car top will not line up properly with the windshield top so it will not close.
Can the top be rebuilt somehow to make it work

I turned car on and then turned the knob to turn on lights but nothing came on.

This is for a 97 sl500.

Top goes down slowly and needs manual help occaisonally when putting it up

cannot open centre console box to get my manual..also code message on radio because battery died...have new one but no!!!

Have opportunity to trade a Chrysler 300 for a 1995 sl500 with 151k miles good records kept is it worth the trade or keep the chrysler

Pulled down carpeting on right floor side near firewall. Transmission fluid leaking thru? transmission plate? seeps along exposed hoses, stain on backside of carpet. Transmission shifts normal for now, not sure about codes. I"m not a mechanic ,love my 99 SL500 with 49,000 miles. Not listed as common problem.
Cant find any info on MB forums. Was just discovered. Any ideas please! making me crazy....

I need to crank it two or three times before it starts, engine hot or cold same problem.. when it starts for a fraction of a second all cylinders are not synchronized. Battery is new, compression and fuel system are ok, the accumulator has been changed without any improvement.
When started... car runs normally.
Thanks for helping.