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SLK 230 retractable top.

Hi, My name is Hans.
I recently bought a 1998 SLK230. It has a problem with the top. It goes down OK but does not come up. Where do I start looking?
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Welcome. Hopefully someone will chime in with some suggestions for your roof problem. You are the closest person on this board (that posts anyways) to me geographically I think (I'm from Santee).

Take a look at the California subforum if you're interested in doing some drives or just meet-n-greets with other members. We have one coming up on the 28th (Sunday after Thanksgiving) not too far from you. We just did a run through Fallbrook (De Luz Rd. and beyond) this past September.
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Check the link that leapyfish posted its a good start.
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Welcome. Hopefully someone will chime in with some suggestions for your roof problem. You are the closest person on this board (that posts anyways) to me geographically I think (I'm from Santee).

Take a look at the California subforum if you're interested in doing some drives or just meet-n-greets with other members. We have one coming up on the 28th (Sunday after Thanksgiving) not too far from you. We just did a run through Fallbrook (De Luz Rd. and beyond) this past September.
Thanks. I am still learning how to navigate this site and get to answers.
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rear windows

As I still have the roof problem, I closed it manually. This however leaves the rear windows open. Anybody know how to close them?
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