1991 Mercedes-Benz 500SL Q&A

1991 Mercedes-Benz 500SL Question: SOFT TOP

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: fsj@iprimus.com.au -
Answer 1
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 2
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 3
can you let me know how you lower it manually step by step and what year is your car? -
Answer 4
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. -
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