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It just started this about a week ago. I checked the fuse box and all the fuse are good. I push the roll bar back in place and as soon as I make a turnthe roll bar comes up. Is this a problem that a should be concerned about?

The hard top is on when I make the turn.

Red light is on.

No cold air.

A/C is not cold.

I have no problems till I did a retrofit on the air conditioning . Now car stall every 15 minutes it is a 1984 Mercedez 2 dr. 390 sl gas. Someone says timing or an o sensor I don't really know if it is these things?

1992 mercedes sl300

oil is good and seems to be normal otherwise. gages normal. at idle it does not do this.

Hello, my 300SL, if you are standing more than eight days, begins to rateres chokes and ends up not walking already busted with the catalysts, was replaced the spark plugs, rotor and cap distribution, I do not know what to do, any ideas ?

Bought a new MB mahoangey shifter. Is it easy to change? New one has treads and a small slot on the bottom

last time it lost power yet it appeared that the motor was still running. The SRS light also came on. I coasted to a stop and it would not start again until it sat for 5-10 min. then it started and ran until I made it home within 1 mile.

Should i change the chip to get more horsepower/ect. And will it screw up the engine . What would be a good chip to buy?

Replaced the switch and did not fix. Replaced the motor and did not fix.

Good, yesterday when I went to remove the hard top, I was completely disappointed when you press the button on the console, gave no sign ... the remedy was to take it manually and successfully, what was my astonishment is the soft top do not go out and shows no sign of life (do not know how to take this manually) any tips or suggestions? thanks

Hello, that's it, I have a 300SL 1992, when it stopped about eight days, "stutters / fails, " and do not walk "ráteres, I swapped the rotor, spark plug cables etc. ... the problem is not is solved .... Somebody help me? Thanks

Hydraulic fluid, where does it go?

we are leaking hydraulic fluid and the automatic top won't work correctly now. We cannot figure out where to add the fluid,or where the reservoir is? please advise. thx

The blower fan on 129 not working. How to check.

when car parked with alarm on it sometimes goes off at random maybe once a week or every other week

How do I fix the Sliding Panel that covers the cigarette lighter?

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.

The economy meter very often fails to work. Sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn't at all. Timing and tuning done. When the meter works, the car functions very smooth and with good pick up power. Otherwise it drags a bit when it fails to work. All checks have been done.

The trunk badge for my 300SL has been stolen, and I need to buy a new one. How interchangeable are these badges? I'm being told different part numbers and have as a result become pretty confused. Any help?

ongoing problem

i have a new radiator,had the thermostat checked,changed the cylinder head seals

What is the best way to unlock seat belt when it is locked

all the freaking timr

air condition blows warm air fully charged with freon

Hello i have a 90 sl 300 and it starts up and idles fine but when i start to drive it it has no power to get over 50 unless i feater the gas. I have chage the fuel pumps,flow sensor, plugs, and both converters.

WhenI first start the car, it idles rough and will stall when i pull out, I have to let it warm up about 5 mins. the it runs great....