Mercedes-Benz SL500 Questions

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after replacing the crankcase sensor do you need to reset or check the timing?

The one that goes through the driverside fender?

Two months ago slow leak of fluid began to drip on the passenger side above the passenger window.

crank sensor, 95 SL500. Price or difficulty doing it myself.

my sister was dianosised with a bad crank sensor. Is it difficult to replace?

I have a new genuine Mercedes switch, but I don't know how to take out the old one and put in the new one.

Windows are supposed to lower a bit when door is opened and then raise back in place when closed. Just stopped working suddenly. No fuses blown but radio required code at same time. Windows still work, just not that auto function that keeps windows properly seated in frame.

at the same time the window quit dropping that 1/4" till the door is shut. Anybody have a clue what to look for?

converting to coils

i'm removing my abc system and want to know if the computer can be programmed not to read it?

I got car couple months ago cheap from a friend. Mechanically it is sound and runs great but has other issues..I intend to fix all bugs/problems myself so I can put my limited money into needed parts/accessories. What would cause all 3 items: ie seats, mirrors, steering wheel position to not work at all when their buttons are pushed? Thanks for the help.

Display reads like 66 degrees. no buttons work and blowing heat out of defrost. Very Lost. What else could it be?

What could the problem be? Car started before replacement of the gear lever.

after short time try again all OK

after installing sensor car would not start anymore.

after replacing the sensor now the car wont start at all

I had the roof open when it started raining.I immediately pull to the curb to close the roof with in a few minutes.4 days later when i turned on the ac nothing came on.I took it to the shop and they said they ouldn't reprogram the unit. I was told that there was water damage done to the panel.

windshield. All other functions work. What is the problem?

Hydraulic fluid has all leaked out and I want to replace the soft top with hard top for the time being

It will go up but won't lock so the back won't go close

It goes back down and the back closes. Any ideas how to fix this problem?

I heard there was a emergency switch in trunk and I don't know where it is