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Ragtop and rearview mirror.

1. I have a 1996 SL500 and he ragtop does not retract. Does anyone what
is the cause of this problem?

2. Does anyone know where I can get a used working rear view mirror?

Thank you.
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1. I have a 1996 SL500 and he ragtop does not retract. Does anyone what
is the cause of this problem?

2. Does anyone know where I can get a used working rear view mirror?

Thank you.
1. Check the hydraulic fluid level (underneath the spare tyre). If it's empty you need to check for leaking cylinders, there a 12 of them.
Lots of useful info in this thread
http://www.benzworld.org/forums/r129-sl-class/2642345-convertible-top-cylinders-leaking-need-help.html

2. Usually there are some on eBay.

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