Dear Friend, 'My Soft Top on The Merc/500SL works Manually, and it Does not Operate Elictrical ( is it A Electrical Fault or is it a Hydraulic Fault, or What do I look for, and How can I make it work, and what is The Approximate Cost to get it Working. Kind Regards Frank ( Smokey) Jansz Downunder Melbourne VICTORIA AUSTRALIA e.m: email@example.com
SOFT TOP on 1991 Mercedes-Benz 500SL
by FrankJansz in Jasper, FL on October 05, 2009
ANSWER by Bret Bodas , October 06, 2009
Hi Frank, This system is very complex. If you want to look at it yourself, I would get the factory service manual, or go to bentleypublishers.com. Cheers!
ANSWER by answerman123 , February 09, 2010
little complicated ...typically its the module that is in the compartment behind pass. seat. open the compartment and remove plastic interior . youll see a silver box which has relays for multiple syncing of windows and storage area. and locking down top. dealers want $1800.00 for unit. i found a guy who rebuilt for $800.00.easy slide installation have fixed many other issues call 810 4880370
ANSWER by Visitor , July 27, 2010
can you let me know how you lower it manually step by step and what year is your car?
ANSWER by JParsons , August 26, 2010
In addition to the above comments you should check the hydraulic fluid level in the pump. It is located in the trunk- remove the spare tire, then remove the black plastic cover- you should see it there.