Hard/Soft Tops May Develop Problems Due to Age on Mercedes-Benz 300SL

Problem Description and Possible Solution

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.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 108,500 (37,000–200,000)
4 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993
14 people reported this problem
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intermittent operation problem with open or close of convertible top. locks were working but not top operation. Now nothing works inclucing power windows which I assume is curcit to electronic control unit in trunk. also now getting alarm beep as soon as ignition is turned on
Convertable top hydraulic seals leak
My car leaks inside when it rains
leaking fluid
Had to replace 3 hydrolics in rear for 3k parts and labor (dealer wanted 12k)
Recently replaced 2 in front. My Vegas Mercedes guy only charged 220 labor parts were 225 each
Don't know yet... manually so far