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2003 SL500, top will not go up, as soon as I pull the lever…

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2003 SL500, top will...

2003 SL500, top will not go up, as soon as I pull the lever the dash says visit workshop

Mechanic's Assistant: How long has this been going on?

Top worked last week, car sat in garage garage for a week and then I tried it on Friday and this happened

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your SL500 yourself? What have you tried so far?

Made sure trunk battery was fully charged,

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Mercedes
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Mercedes Mechanic: Lou P. master tech, Mercedes Technician replied 7 months ago
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Hello, my name is***** and i will do my best to assist you.I am going over your story now and will reply back soon with some info,thanks!

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Mercedes Mechanic: Lou P. master tech, Mercedes Technician replied 7 months ago

couple of things first

  1. what is the current position of the top?
  2. you said top will not go up when i pull the lever, well the top goes down when pulling the lever not up so can you clarify this?
  3. can you send me any photos of the current position?

i am excellent with top issues, i can help, it all depends on how much work you want to do and your expertise and tools,

Lou

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