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Michael Warfield
Michael Warfield, Factory Mercedes-Benz Technician
Category: Mercedes
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Experience:  Mercedes-Benz Master Certified technician
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How to remove the trunk inner liner on a 1998 r129 mercedes

Customer Question

how to remove the trunk inner liner on a 1998 r129 mercedes sl500?
JA: What exactly is happening to the trunk?
Customer: I need to replace the thir tail light.
JA: What is the make/model of your car?
Customer: 1998 Mers SL500
JA: Are you fixing your SL500 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yes
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: This means that I need to remove the trunk lid liner. That's the key question?
Submitted: 29 days ago.
Category: Mercedes
Expert:  Michael Warfield replied 29 days ago.

Are you trying to replace the brake light assembly on the trunk lid? Because if you are, the most common reason for that light going out is a wiring failure at the trunk lid hinge. The wires get broken from over use. If this is already checked, I'm more than happy to provide the instructions. I just don't want to see you waste your time and money for a very common problem with these SL models.

Customer: replied 29 days ago.
THe lens is cracked and want to replace it.
Expert:  Michael Warfield replied 29 days ago.

Ok, let me get the instructions for you.

Expert:  Michael Warfield replied 29 days ago.

Waiting for the payment failure to sort itself out. Maybe the information is out of date and not correct. I'll be here when you are ready