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Hello there. When checking the fluid, the top must be in the service position for an accurate reading. This should show the fluid level at the proper level once the top is in the service position. The bolt and...
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Convertible top won't open or close - 2000 Mercedes-Benz CLK320
Hi there. There are several possibilities here before replacing the motor may be required. Check the 40 amp fuses for the motor first, and also check the relay for the lift motor as well for burned contacts. The fluid level...
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I have an 04 Chrysler Sebring convertible with 2.4 liter engine. What size caliber bolts do I have on my front brakes?
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Can you give me an idea of the cost of repairing my 2008 Chrysler Sebring convertible?
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