roof

  1. Sam Stoddard

    R230 slight roof leak in hinge

    Hey guys my 2003 SL350 (R230) has a small leak on the roof driver side hinge (see photos) Is this an easy DIY job?
  2. N

    Potential Roof Issue - cannot access boot, windows inoperable, roof switch permanently lit.

    Dear sirs, I have been having some issues with my roof which, I suspect is due to a microswitch perhaps on rear bow. Presently though, my primary worry is I cannot operate the windows or access the boot as per title. The windows will drop a little when opening door and go up again when...
  3. C

    Genuine Merc roof racks query

    Hello all, dont suppose anyone knows if genuine Merc roof racks, part number B66850021, which i bought for my 04 ML270, would be suitable for a 2009 ML? Reason - I'm selling a pair and the prospective buyer has a 2009 ML. I cant seem to find the answer online and the parts department at Merc is...
  4. RyanSL500

    R230 roof not going down

    Evening everyone! I recently picked up my 2003 SL500 up from the body shop which was in there for a month. Before it went it in, everything was fine (besides the rusting arches!). I picked up the car this weekend gleaming and when I tried to put the roof down, nothing... well the roof button...
  5. Richie Livo

    Yes, another SL leak! (Well not yet)

    Good morning, As you can see the roof of my 2006 SL doesn’t look great! It’s not leaking one bit.. but looks horrendous, anything I can do as a novice? (When it comes to cars all I can do is drive them) or should I take it too an indie? On a side note has anyone had read arches resprayed...
  6. M

    SLK 171 2009 (UK)- "Close Boot Separator Error"

    Hi all, I have an SLK 2009 (171) UK spec 1.8 Kompressor that has recently been giving me a "Close Boot Separator" error when trying to operate the vario roof. I have checked that the separator does close and latch correctly, which it does. The ONLY thing i've noticed is that the separator is...
  7. B

    CLK broken roof, making it manual ?

    Hi, I have just bought a CLK 2002 2.3, Its been bought for a charity event, where we turn the cars into crazy things then drive them from the UK to Benidorm for Charity. (We decided on Wacky Races Mean Machine) Usually the cars are then scrapped, but I like this little beast and thinking of...
  8. S

    A209 CLK320 2003 roof not quite closing correctly by rear windscreen

    My roof closes fine but at the very last moment when the fabric tucks into the rear windscreen, a small section of material about the size of half a golf ball bunches up and sits as a clump on the outside edge of the rear windscreen on the lower right hand corner. If I stop the mechanism from...
  9. C

    R230 Vario Roof Problem

    Hello Everyone, As I am new to the Forum and this is my first post and forgive me if it is not posted correctly. I am the proud owner of an R230 (2003, 5 litre) and the Vario Roof has developed a problem, when I operate the roof, the boot opens about 100mm (4" to the unconverted) and then...
  10. I

    Panoramic roof seals

    Hello you wonderful people, I come in search if help. . . I was cleaning my c204 yesterday and noticed the rubber seals the panoramic roof slides down, have perished at the rear of the car. I've done some searching but can't seem to find anywhere to buy replacements, can anybody point me in...
  11. A

    W124 Cab Roof Problems

    The roof on my W124 Cab has stopped working correctly: the soft top cover will not go down. The hydraulic reservoir is full , all operations done with the engine running, fuses checked. The roof will retract normally until the point where the soft top cover should shut. It then ceases to...
  12. M

    CL leaking window/roof

    A good source of knowledge and advice, I'm hoping you fellow forum members might be able to help me out again. When I bought my CL 12 months ago, there was a green mark on the suede roof lining. This is driver side over the right shoulder of the rear passenger seat, where the roof slopes down...
  13. imkaz

    Remote Roof Module R230 CMR230 Installation question

    Hi All, I wasn't planing for this to be my first real post, but I've run into a few problems and would appreciate some help. I recently bought a CMR230 Remote Roof Module for my SL from www.cabrio-module.de on ebay. Here's a link to the auction...
  14. T

    Loose Panoramic roof

    Hi All, Wasn't sure where to post this problem so apologies in advance. For the last few months I was driving around my SL55 with loads of air noise above 60mph. I thought the roof may need adjusting but it seems that the roof mechanism is fine. The panoramic roof is loose. I can literally...
  15. T

    SL55 AMG roof leak

    Hi, I have a small issue of a water leak on my R230. I know these roofs can be adjusted, just wondering if anyone has instructions on how it is done. Also, I get excessive noise in the cabin at 80mph+ (on the track of course:cool:). I don't think the seals needs replacing. Any help...
  16. W

    1998 SLK 230 Roof not opening

    Hi not sure if my question has been answered sonehwere else. My 1998 SLK 230 roof worked perfectly for 3 years, put it away in damp garage for 6 months, now just light flashing on console. Checked the 3 boot switches, all fine, roller blind is up. tried to release the allen bolt in roof but when...
  17. mugwump00

    A209 CLK roof doesn't fold when the sun's out!

    Hello all, I've Googled all day on this, and found nothing that matches my issue exactly. I've just been out to my car @ 22:00 and it's working fine, like there was never any problem, however all yesterday and today through the daytime (20 degrees round these parts) the roof has failed to...
  18. G

    SL500 Heartbeat noise... Is it roof motor?

    Hi, I have recently bought a Oct 2002 SL500 and can hear what i can only describe as a hydraulic heartbeat noise that is loudest in the spare wheel area. As such i suspect the roof motor. Roof operates perfectly but im concerned this maybe the start of worse to come. I am both new to...
  19. T

    Leaky seal 2003 SL55

    Hi, With all the recent weather a mediorce problem has turned into a larger one resulting with a wet bum after any long night with consistant rain! The SL has a leaky roof, with water coming in from the driver side roof where the hard top touches the top of corner of the windscreen. I...
  20. M

    2000 CLK Cabrio/convertible 230K manual part roof problems

    Vin(208.448) Hi, I've looked through the forums and at the Russian parts diagrams, I've pretty much had the assembly apart - but I still can't fathom how its supposed to be. - Please share any light... The manual handle/release for the roof, at the top and in the center has become very...

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