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Two Mercedes, one question

Hi, my name is Johnathan and I have a 1977 240D and a newly acquired 1992 300E 2.6. Both cars run great and are a lot of fun to drive. My wife has taken over the 300E, but the 240D suites me fine.

I did have a question I could not find an answer for on the website. The driver's door has a very loud creaking and rubbing noise when it is opened or closed. I have tried WD 40, but that has not helped a bit. Every other door opens quietly.

Has anyone else had this problem? Is there a known fix?

Thanks and I am happy to be a member of the website.

Palouse, WA
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Are you asking about the 420d or the 300e? On the 240e, them' greasable door hinges. But most likely, the drivers' door sees the most use and abuse. It's probably a bad door check strap. I would replace with a factory replacement one...

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