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1992 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Question: top won't go down



us013249, Rosemount, MN, February 10, 2011, 00:35

brought car in for new starter, startre replaced. mech had top down for final inspection, put top up, now nothing. all the obvious gone through. still perplexed.

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  • Answer #1

    overbys from Overbys Inc, February 10, 2011, 08:39

    this convertible top has an electric hydraulic pump. when
    the fluid gets low, it will not work. you probably have one (or more) cylinders that are leaking. you will need a
    Mercedes specialty shop to diagnose this problem. and have you wallet ready, those cylinders are pricey.

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  • Answer #2

    AA FOREIGN CAR from A A Foreign Car Repair, February 10, 2011, 08:49

    check the fuse in the trunk top right corner

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