My hardtop on my sl500 will not latch or release the front locks, how do I release them?

Asked by Mar 30, 2015 at 10:09 PM about the 1997 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class SL 500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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there is a tool available at the dealer about $12 one side has an allen key the other is an open wrench, behind the sun visor there are two plugs remove them and insert the allen side of the key and untwist, it it will release one side at a time then fold the soft top into the closet then lock the cover with the open wrench.

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