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GM

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Help needed with stuck soft top compartment cover latch
« on: September 15, 2021, 19:21:06 »
Ugh. Now I did it.
I was replacing the latch on my soft top compartment cover (passenger side, LHD) and on first install it didn't catch. So I slid the latch (what I thought was a very small amount) and refastened it and...well, you guessed it...now it won't open.
I've read the posts about the "emergency" tool for releasing the side with the lever, but nothing about emergency releasing the other side.
Any recommendations, please?
Thanks!
Gary
1971 280SL - Sold
(98 from the end of production)
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Re: Help needed with stuck soft top compartment cover latch
« Reply #1 on: September 15, 2021, 19:27:16 »
Call me. I might be able to walk you through it while I look at mine.
1969 280sl (Aug 1968 build)
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