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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: 8 months ago.
Category: Mercedes
Expert:  Michael Warfield replied 8 months 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 8 months ago.
THe lens is cracked and want to replace it.
Expert:  Michael Warfield replied 8 months ago.

Ok, let me get the instructions for you.

Expert:  Michael Warfield replied 8 months 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 Maybe the information is out of date and not correct.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