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The roof of my 2010 SL 350 is working but the centre cover

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The roof of my 2010 SL 350 is working but the centre cover panel is remaning down , not flipping up to cover the space forward of the boot lid when the top is stowed
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Customer: The centre vinyl covered panel that covers the area forward of the boot lid when the top is retracted is not working , leaving an open space when the top,is stowed
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself?
Customer: Yes
JA: Great! What have you tried so far?
Customer: I have checked that the wheel on the panel is free to rotate and lubricated it with silicon
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Customer: No
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: UK Car
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 1 year ago.

Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

It appears you're having trouble with the tonneau, which extends into place in front of the trunk lid when the top is down. The problem may be mechanical or electrical, a scan tool may be needed for diagnosis.

Does the top work otherwise normally or will it not move now?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
As I said originally the roof and boot (trunk) lid work perfectly , it is only the centre tonneau section
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 1 year ago.

Do you a scan tool capable of communication with all modules?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No I have no electronic equipment so it looks like going to the MB agent.
Many thanks
Expert:  sprinkles08 replied 1 year ago.

You're welcome and good luck with it!

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