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Q: Convertible compartment not latching.

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The convertible compartment in trunk is not latching, and thus is not allowing the top to come down.

A: I'm not very familiar with the converti...

I'm not very familiar with the convertible system on your Mercedes. Doing some research however, I did find the hinges on the cover tend to be problematic. They have plastic bits that break and obstruct the hinge, preventing the trunk from closing. A qualified technician from YourMechanic will be able to inspect and repair your trunk.

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