95 SL500 stuck convertible top - Mercedes Forum - Mercedes Benz Enthusiast Forums

Mercedes SL Class Mercedes SL500 and Mercedes SL600 Roadsters.

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 03-26-2008, 02:22 PM
Thread Starter
Join Date: Feb 2008
Posts: 7
Default 95 SL500 stuck convertible top

When I hit the convertible switch to open, the driver side remains locked and won't release?
Is there a manual over ride switch or resetting? I disconnected the battery and no luck?
Anyone please help! Thank you.
Reply With Quote
Old 03-26-2008, 06:52 PM
Senior Member
Join Date: Jun 2006
Posts: 386
Default RE: 95 SL500 stuck convertible top

While there is no manual overide 'switch', there is a manual process outlined very well with pictures in your owners manual...have one?

You'll need the tool from the tool kit that has an open end wrench on one end and a 5mm allen key on the other to manually open the latch...have one?

While you're at it, did you check to see if the hydraulic system is full/up to the mark on the fluid canister?

Reply With Quote
Old 11-19-2010, 11:02 PM
Junior Member
Join Date: Nov 2010
Posts: 1

I just purchased a 95 E320. I put the top down today and when I tried to put it up, It started to make a noise, however, nothing happens and it is stuck. I have no manual. Is there a manual override or a method to get it back up before it rains tomorrow.
Thank you and have a terrific day.
Marvin B. Alfred
Reply With Quote

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Front lock on Convertible top 96 SL500 96SL500 Mercedes SL Class 3 02-07-2012 05:40 AM
1991 sl500 convertible top problems noobiez New Mercedes Benz Forum Members Area 1 08-19-2011 04:09 PM
1983 SL500 Convertible Blue New Top austin108 For Sale / Trade Classifieds 0 07-22-2007 12:44 AM
1995 SL500 convertible top won't go up or down.... suz Mercedes SL Class 2 03-17-2007 01:37 AM
SL500 96 Convertible Hydraulic top Lock jpsetlif Private 'Wanted' Classifieds 0 10-08-2006 12:25 AM

500, 95, benz, combertible, convertible, manual, mercedes, mercedez, open, override, sl, sl500, stuck, tool, top

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Featured Sponsors
Vendor Directory

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:00 AM.

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.