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Exclamation Argh. SLK 55 locking/ roof issues. Please help!

I've just recently purchased a replacement key for my newly purchased 05 55 AMG. Now I have the key in my hand and it will lock all doors and the trunk, except the drivers door. Also, holding the unlock button only lifts my roof halfway (if that) before it starts to fall back, but it works in the car. Any ideas, guys? Could this be a fuse? Low battery? Already having too many issues with this car within a month of owning it.
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many things to check
1. look in your manual for resynching your replacement key (some models do not need resynching)
2. how old is the battery? have u had it tested?
3. if 1 does not work, disconnect battery for 30 mins, then reconnect and reset the window travels and clock


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any of this sound familiar:

https://www.slkworld.com/slk-r171-gen...operation.html


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oh and someone will suggest cleaning the door sensor


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Thank you for the advice. I called the dealership, and they said the door module might need to be synced with my new key? I'm going to test the battery tomorrow. Noticed the auto window down feature isn't working either. Possible SAM problem? 3 weeks, and already $2000 later. She is quite lovely, though.
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you will get it going. it is a delight to drive.


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Sounds like a key-sync issue, and/or battery.
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