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My first Mercedes, although I have a couple of Jeeps with the 5-cylinder Merc diesel engines, so I'm no stranger to getting dirty under the bonnet (or hood).


Would now be too soon to beg for help with a little roof problem? I don't think I'm the first to have this issue but the roof wouldn't close when I got home this afternoon. I've had a poke about and found that the 5A fuse in the engine bay keeps blowing as soon as the ignition is switched on. There is no light on the roof switch and no sounds coming from the area of the hydraulic pump. One other thing - on the way home I got a strong smell of something like tar. I thought this was external to the car, but it's a bit of a coincidence and I hate those. Having a gander online, I'm wondering if the N10/3 Control Module was the thing I could smell cooking. I guess that is in the box next to the battery, but I haven't taken the ECUs out yet to check.



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Welcome to the forum from Northwest UK

The site has been a great source of information, hope you find the same,

Roof problems seem to be reported about on here quite often, mine has been ok no problems so far fingers crossed, so I am sure there will be some posts along soon to help you figure it out

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