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: firstname.lastname@example.org - FrankJansz
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! - Bret Bodas
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 - answerman123
can you let me know how you lower it manually step by step and what year is your car? - Visitor
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. - JParsons
As vehicles age, various problems may develop with the hard and soft tops. If problems are encountered, it would be recommended to have a technician familiar with these tops perform the diagnoses.
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Hard top and everything else works well and in sync have checked hydraulic fluid in bootwell any suggestions please,thanks