hi! sl500 getting new single cd/ radio, new speakers, s12 woofers in
trunk, cd changer...from reputable third party installer. sound done but
the soft top and the windows are not electrically responding to
'buttons'...not working. fuses are checked out, none blown. any ideas??
car now held up at the installers so they can keep trying or else will
have to go to benz dealers...hoping something simple but do not have
wiring diagrams. thanks in advance!!! new grad upgrading mom's car!!!
From what it sounds, it appears that the buttons or canbus (assuming it has
it) has been disconnected somewhere. If the door controller has been
disconnected then windows wont be in operation.
Same applies to the centre consoles. Have the panels been replaced with the
For my money I would like to see a 3rd party installer with a Benz
diagnostic unit to see what is and what is not connected. Interestingly it
is much quicker and easier to find mistakes that way. Most installers just
rub their hands with glee .... make promises accordingly.
big mistake messing with wiring in MB...got burned twice before MB finally
got rid of junk stock Becker and went to Bose in the 97,98, 01 SLs I had and
the H-K I have in my new 04 E500 4Matic is GREAT...I had a 98ML55AMG with a
good Bose...but aftermarket in MB is a tough thing to do...I had an 87 560SL
that was damn near ruined by top notch sound shop....no answers-sorry-you
are in quicksand
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