CAN'T GET HARD TOP TO UNLOCK

Asked by Oct 04, 2013 at 02:29 PM about the 1997 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class SL 320

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

HARD TOP IS NOW ON WITH THE RED LIGHT LITE. WOULD LIKE TO TAKE HARD
TOP OFF AND USE AS A CONVERTIBLE OR DRIVE WITH THE SOFT TOP UP

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give it a slap on the roof where it locks into the windscreen. From what I've read there's a sensor or switch or something where the foof pin locks and they sometimes stop making contact, telling the car that the roof isn't secured.

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Unfortunately, when this happened to mine it resulted in a costly replacement of the front hydraulics. Hope yours is something less costly.

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