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2001 SL500 left seat problems

hi, does anyone have a clue what is wrong?

my left seat wont respond to the buttons to acces the " backsaet" and the seat bottem wont extend anymore.. now possitiond in almost shortest backstand ( not a very comfertlbe to drive)

is there a way to reset the "electronics" or is this a know failure?

what can i do to solve this issues? ( exept visiting a MB dealer?)

own this car for 4 monhts and already spend eu3000,- at repairs...

soem advise would be much appricated.
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One way to reset the electronics is to disconnect the battery for a few minutes. I don't know that's what is wrong but it wouldn't hurt to try it. DO NOT leave the key in the ignition if you do. You will then need to re-snyc some other things and they should be covered in your owner's manual.

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