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Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems
Category: Mercedes
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Experience:  Owner at Carolina Auto Service & Sales , 20 years experience in Foreign & Domestic vehicles
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My 2005 SL 500 convertible top is stopped half way up. The

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My 2005 SL 500 convertible top is stopped half way up. The car has been sitting for 4 hours and the top is still stuck.
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Just turned the car of and on. with no results
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: Nothing
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Mercedes
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 1 year ago.
Hi my name is ***** ***** I will be assisting you
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 1 year ago.
The roof stopped in middle of cycle cause it felt resistance or hang up somewhere that caused the pump to stop , now we can try to reset it
If not we have an issue with here , I m sending u a diagram of it , there is a TSB on a cylinder that gets stuckDo u have the radio code , cause we need to disconnect battery and the radio will not work wit ou it after wards1- disconnect battery negative terminal 10 min
2- should all doors
3- wait 10 minutes
4- reconnect battery
5- lock and unlock the car with key
6 - try to operate the roof againLet me know
Chad(aka -Customer
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 1 year ago.
We need to try a master resest first
Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 1 year ago.


2005 Mercedes Benz SL 500 (230.475) V8-5.0L (113.963)

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Expert:  Chad Farhat replied 1 year ago.

let me know if that works for you

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