Question about 1999 Mercedes-Benz SLK
This symptom almost always points to a mechanical issue, not an
electrical one. The SLK hardtop is notorious for needing to be
lubricated every couple of years. Here is a link with directions and
Sticking joints are the most common culprit to intermittent raising and lowering problems. Once those have been lubricated and that has been checked off the list, then consider looking into electrical issues.
The moisture from the rain may be helping to lubricate these joints and that might be why it works fine in the rain...
Posted on Aug 16, 2009
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