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2003 SL500 vario roof issues. I have sprung a leak in my…

2003 SL500 vario roof...

2003 SL500 vario roof issues

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

I have sprung a leak in my front latch cylinder while putting the top down. just before the trunk did its final latch it came up a couple inches short of closing. So I have no way to access the reservoir to refill it as the the trunk will not work open until it is latched

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you tried silicone spray or WD-40?

The hydraulics are stuck in that position

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