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Brand new to the Forum. I have a 1981 380sl..... both power windows stopped working.. the fuses look good... I removed both switches from the console...cleaned and sanded the contacts (they were really dirty) and nothing. I'm now thinking Relay.....don't know for sure... where is it, how do I check it, how do I know if it is the right one?
Also, I am looking for a complete repair manual, either Chilton or Mercedes... I don't think Haynes has one for the 81' 380sl.
All help and advice is greatly appreciated!!
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Jimmy from Chicago
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Originally Posted by JLOCK View Post

Greetings! Brand new to the Forum. I have a 1981 380sl..... both power windows stopped working..

Jimmy from Chicago
Welcome to the forums, but you posted in the for sale section. Unless you want to sell me your 380sl because the windoes don't work, try posting in the W107 forum. Scroll down the forum listing page, it's under the secion for "Roadsters", much farther down the listing page.

Good luck with your SL, here is a link that discusses many commen W107 problems Mercedes Benz 107 SL SLC Roadster Information Common Repairs Page Service Manual's

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