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Unread 12-04-2013, 06:54 PM   #1
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Default 1999 Clk 320 Conv't Should I sell?

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Please tell me if I put this on the wrong thread!

I bought my first car a black Mercedes CLK320 Conv't in April. I had 120k and no problems. I payed $5200

One day I got home and put the top up and couldn't get the lock right. I drove it again and the top flew up at about 35-45. ( I was accelerating) I lock it properly. Then the top began to have problems. I took it in and it needed new piston and hydraulics. ($1800) I went ahead and bought a new top with it ($300). It spent 6 weeks in the shop.

I got it back and everything was perfect for two weeks! Until the back one back window died. It would not go down any of the 4 ways you can put down the windows. I took it to another place, it spent two week and they couldn't fix it. They said:

"In order to get to back window, we need to put the top down. In order to put the top down, we need to put the windows down. Just take it, we don't want to break anything else."

I took the car home, and the window started working! I noticed some metal cords were out on the side of the top. I try to put the top down and it got stuck. It went part way, then failed.

Now the window doesn't work. I'm in my last year of high school and I just want to sell it. But I've about $2k into it. It's only worth about $4-5. And I do love the car. So any advise would be great!! Thank you!

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No reason to sell if you love the car. As far as I'm concerned worst case scenario you put the top up, LEAVE it up, and actually figure out what the real problem is.
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Thank you, Mike So is it worth putting in the money, rather than just selling it and cutting the losses? thanks again!

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All depends on what the actual problem is.
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