SL500 (95) Head Scratch

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I have the warning lights for the ASR & ABS showing in Orange on the dashboard
but.. now I cannot put up the soft top unless I disconnect the Neg Lead on the battery for a few seconds then reconnect.. then it will raise Ok

Is there a link here between the lights and the top ???

Any suggestions gratefully received

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your hood will not operate while you are moving, for safety issues.

the hood controller gets its information about vehicle speed from the abs module. if there is a problem with the abs, the hood controller will not operate - for safety reasons ie in case the vehicle speed is 60mph but the abs module thinks it is stationary.
 

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I think that this could be the OVP relay or at least the fuse on top that has blown
 
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Thanks guys.. you have just confirmed my thoughts it was just too co-incidental the top should stop working when the lights came on

I have checked the obvious fuses but don't have the handbook to tell me where any others might be hidden away and my ignorance shows when I don't know what the OVP relay is..

Had a good faff around yesterday front wheels off checked sensors for any obvious damage.. disconnected and re-connected under the bonnet etc: still the same and my local garage couldn't trace a fault with them.. took it to Mercedes in the Lakes here for a diagnostics and it is beginning to sound expensive.. oh .. oh..

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Malcolm
 

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