1999 SL500 soft top wont close in the rear. Everything else operates correctly. I changed the Battery, reset the windows and it worked once. Then the rear latches stopped attaching?!!? What now?

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Asked by Nov 22, 2014 at 05:42 PM about the 1999 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class SL 500

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1999 SL500 soft top wont close in the rear. Everything else operates correctly. I changed
the Battery, reset the windows and it worked once. Then the rear latches stopped
attaching?!!? It sounds like its trying to click in, but never does.... What now?

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when the soft top is in its final open position, the limiter switch located inside the driver side soft top compartment, make sure it clicks.

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