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    R129 Passenger Airbag Light On, help!

    Hi all, I have a 2001 320 R129, the passenger airbag light started to come on recently, sometimes it goes off if someone sits in the passenger seat but otherwise stays on most of the time. I am guessing the occupancy sensor/mat that is in the seat base may possibly be at fault, has anyone got...
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    Glove box cd changer problem

    thanks, i will take it out and then apart and see if i can sort it, if not i guess ebay1
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    Glove box cd changer problem

    Hope someone can help, The cd changer is in the glovebox of my w203, if you try and eject the magazine it buzzes but does not pop out, do i need to remove the whole changer from glovebox and then take apart or is there another way to do this? If you press cd on the head unit it just says "no...
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    cd changer magazine jammed!

    Happy xmas everyone! The cd changer is in the glovebox of my w203, if you try and eject the magazine it buzzes but does not pop out, do i need to remove the whole changer from glovebox and then take apart or is there another way to do this? If you press cd on the head unit it just says "no cd"...
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    w203 problem with rear fog lights

    rear fogs always on Both the bottom bulbs on both sides are dual fillament as these are 2 connectors on the light cluster bases, all the other bulbs have only 1 connector so will all be single fillament, the fog light is on both sides when on, the top lights are the brake lights and the bottom...
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    w203 problem with rear fog lights

    hi there, the car is a 52 reg so face lift model, fog lights are on both sides, it did work ok when i first replaced the bulbs but now the fog light fillament is on all the time when lights switched on, switching the fog light switch makes no difference, the lights just stay on.
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    w203 problem with rear fog lights

    Wonder if anyone can help, on the rear light clusters the bottom lights carry double fillament bulbs, one fillament being the rear light when headlights are on and the other smaller, brighter fillament being the one which activates when rear fog lights are switched on. Problem is when the lights...
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    key not working

    hi there, i have a w203, 2002 year, the spare key has had new batteries but still does not work, i dont know if the pcb board is faulty in the key or what else what it could be, any ideas? The key works fine in the ignition, starts the car all ok etc. Has anyone else any expierience of this...
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    w209 roof not working

    Hi all, The roof on my 209 will not come down, when you operate the switch the windows come down but thats it, some has said the early w209 cabrio suffered from siezed rams?:confused: does anyone know much about this? Thanks Jay
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    Rl129 Hood Not Working

    Hello all, Hood now working, just for your information in case you have a similar issue, the problem was linked to my speedo not working, the speedo has 2 sensors, one is with the abs sensor the other is on the gearbox, after checking the inputs on wiring plugs that connect to the cluster we...
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    Rl129 Hood Not Working

    Have managed to manually put up the hood, spoke to a ocal indy and it could be a micro switch playing up, will need to plug in STAR, will give update once this happens.
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    Rl129 Hood Not Working

    Thanks Malcolm, I will have a look around for the manual and let everyone know how i get on. Jay
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    Rl129 Hood Not Working

    Hi Malcolm, I have already used that method to realise and remove the hardtop, the bit i am struggling with is actually getting the fabric hood to come up, unless there is a manual way of doing that? Jay
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    Rl 129 Instrument Cluster For Sale

    Part number: 129.540.0447, fits 1992 300SL, may well fit other SL 129 models but please check first. Small chip to r/h/s and display strip missing, simply slide in the old from your cluster straigh in! Costs a fortune from a breaker or dealer, can email photos to show it working in self test...
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    Rl129 Hood Not Working

    Hello there guys, cant find the hand book, does anyone know how to put up the hood manually? Also how to work out if the pump/motor is working or not or if it something else is at fault?? Jay
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    Rl129 Hood Not Working

    Malcolm, How do you put the hood up manually? Jay PS: I will try the ignition in postion 2 and holding the buttons tomorow.
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    For Sale RL 129 300 SL

    For sale is my 1992 300SL in brilliant gleaming white with a matching hardtop and black hood, the car also has 18inch AMG alloys, with nearly new tryes, i am not sure if they are genuine or replicas wheels. The car has covered 154,000 mile and has service history. The interior is grey leather...
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    Rl129 Hood Not Working

    Hello all, I cannot seem to get my hood to come up on my 1992 300sl. The button on the centre console is lit up red and is making a gonging sound. The hood cover tries to come up but cannot seem to move more than a few mill then pops back down, the motors sound like they are doing something...
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    Gear Selector Light On Rl 129 Sl

    just realised where the edit is but i think its now to late to remove the email as the edit button has now disappeared from that post. jay
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    Gear Selector Light On Rl 129 Sl

    gear slector light not working i have removed the centre console, i have found one back light bulb which i can replace, but there are what looks like 2 other bulbs, they are in what looks like a brass holder and have a black cable attached, only the very head of the bulb is visible, i cant see...
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