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What are these wires for?

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1988 560SL. While reinstalling aux water pump after repair, I found these wires and plugs dangling near mono valve. But I couldn’t find any empty sockets?
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the upper pair of wires/pins look like they should go to a lamp socket. The other one has a plastic connector with two pins: 2 brown and 2 blk/yel to each pin.
Any ideas?
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Those may be for the burglar alarm that was standard on the 560SL.
I believe it's an anti-tamper switch, which sets the alarm off when the hood is opened and the alarm is armed.
My 560SL doesn't have the alarm at all. There's an open space forward of the monovalve where it would have gone. I can't tell from your pictures, but that's where it would go.
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