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I own a Mercedes SLK 230, Its got a leak, on the roof (its a hard top) I've spoke to a few garages and they are quoting me for a new roof. Any ideas what I can do, The seal actually has a crack in it.
I live in West Midlands in England, Any help is great.
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Hi Ross, welcome to SLKWorld.

A new roof - I think you need a new garage. Does your roof go up & down ok? If so, all the seals are easily replaceable. Post up a bit more information here, and we should be able to get you sorted.



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Cheers, the roof is great shape, specially for its age, it goes up and down no jamming etc, It literally is just a crack in the seals which seems a really poor excuse to have to buy a new roof.
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Which seal is split?

btw, I'm going to move this thread to the R170 general discussion section.






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Welcome from Madrid !
Just in case this helps :

http://www.ebay.de/itm/Mercedes-SLK-...#ht_1272wt_689
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Welcome from Madrid !
Just in case this helps :

http://www.ebay.de/itm/Mercedes-SLK-...#ht_1272wt_689

Yeh it looks like that, How easy are these to assemble?
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Never had to do it myself ! Perhaps someone else has , but just in case this might give you an idea :

http://www.benzworld.org/forums/r170...ide-seals.html
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