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What size is the hex wrench used to lower the tool bars? my

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what size is the hex wrench used to lower the tool bars? my hex wrench is missing from my owners manual. I need to buy a replacement. Please help!
JA: What is the model/year of your Mercedes?
Customer: 2004 clk 500
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes i know I can do this. Its happened before. I have looked for the wrench and cannot find it.
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: no just what the size of the wrench is so I can pick one up at Napa
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Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Mercedes
Expert:  Marty replied 11 months ago.

Hi, you don't use a wrench to lower the roll bar you use a straight rod. Click on the video below for the procedure. This is a difficult job if you are doing it for the first time. An 1/8" rod or even a 1/4" extension will work. You have to feel around for the spring loaded release lever. You will know it when you hit it. Hold the lever down then force the headrest down with your arm.

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vd-LQvBNpzU

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