I am trying to replace my right rear lock cylinder. The soft top is already raised and I need to access the compartmentunder the tonneau cover. I used the wrench supplied to access the release bolt between the roll bar and rear seat panel. but it is not releasing. I read that there is a way to release it through the truck? Has anyone done this because I cant locate the alternate release mechanism.. The part I am replacing is 1298002172..
I have released the rear locks, pulled the bow up, opened the hatch cover. My right rear
lock was my leaking cylinder. I've resealed it and ready reinstall it. What do I need to do
next as far as timing or sequencing to get the system back in operation???
Hello Stan,Question to Klaus:
MY '99 SL500 has been leaking hydraulic oil from a couple of cylinders for some time. I wanted to spend this weekend removing all the cylinders to send to you for rebuilding. The problem I ran into is that the pump reservoir is too low to operate any of the cylinders to lower the soft top, hence my access to the cylinders is about nil. What can you suggest? My first thought was to refill the reservoir.
Thanks in advance for your help!