Need to check your Mercedes-Benz oil and fluids but don’t know how to open the hood? Learn how This guide provides instructions on how to open the hood on a Mercedes-Benz SL-Class.
- Open the driver’s door. If the car battery is dead, use the emergency key found inside the keyfob to unlock the driver’s door.
- Go to the driver’s side and pull the hood release under the dashboard. You should hear the hood pop open once you pull the hood release.The black lever is the hood release of the Mercedes-Benz SL Class R230.
- Go to the front of the vehicle and slide your hand under the hood; locate the hood latch right under the emblem.Pull the hood latch and open the hood by lifting it.This is the hood latch of the Mercedes-Benz SL Class R230. Pull it back to unlock it.
- If the hood has been supported, ensure the hood stays open and doesn’t fall.
We hope you find the Mercedes-Benz SL-Class R230 Open Hood guide helpful. Check these troubleshooting and repair guides for more help on your Mercedes-Benz.