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Can't open storage compartment

I haven't been able to open the armrest storage compartment. I've tried the key fob, all other locks work. It seems like it's still locked and I don't want to force it.
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Try dashboard unlock button?


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Try dashboard unlock button?
Where would that be? I didn't notice one.
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Thanks. Where would that be? I didn't notice one.
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Where would that be? I didn't notice one.
Looks like the right button under your radio.

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Tried to open it with the lock button, and the key fob neither one will unlock it. Is there a fuse that controls it? the cigarette lighter doesn't seem to have power. Or can I take apart on the console to get it open? I don't care if it won't lock again
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you could check the fuses

https://www.slkworld.com/slk-r170-cla...x-diagram.html

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maybe bad switch/relay?
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Have you tried a battery reset ?


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Have you tried a battery reset ?
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Hey I don't have a arm rest lock on my 2004 SLK 320 R-170......I do have the lock and unlock button on my dash... Am I crazy
where is the lock for the arm rest?


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It locks when you lock the car , so if you do so with the top down the contents can't be accessed ...
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