General Plaintiff Cry for Help.... - Mercedes-Benz Forum

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 1 (permalink) Old 05-31-2012, 05:22 PM Thread Starter
BenzWorld Junior Member
Date registered: Feb 2012
Vehicle: 08 R550 Canadian with Everything on it.
Location: Nevada
Posts: 22
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
(Thread Starter)
General Plaintiff Cry for Help....

I have posted this in the R Class area, but I'm in need of a WIS Expert and an R Class Rear Hatch Interior Trim Removal Expert, or step by step instructions to remove the R Class Hatch Interior Trim because of the following:

Hi, The Upper Stop Light in the middle of my rear hatch on my R550 (Canadian Wonder Hauler) has a crack in it, (don't know how or when or where or why) and apparently it has let water into the trunk down by the spare tire/keyless go!, et al, and now, it has apparently made my hatch auto latch fail. (I washed the car a couple days ago...) I have ordered a new stoplight. Meanwhile, I have checked all fuses and swapped all exact relays in all three fuse areas, and the latch is still dead. The door drops down and sits there limply, ready for anyone to pull it open with a twig. The latch handle switch and the power motor work fine up and down. It just doesn't lock.

I am now trying to look at the latch to see if power is getting to it, and diagnose it, etc... and I want to pull the interior trim off, but I don't want to break it (millions of dollars of plastic to buy). If you know the exact way to pull the interior trim on the rear hatch, that would be greatly appreciated. (I got the wimpy little upper pieces off, it's the big piece at the bottom that's got me nervous)

I have WIS, but after installing it, my R Class doesn't seem to be covered, even though the nice person on ebay said it was. Meanwhile, if any of you are WIS experts and can tell me how to find the R Class on WIS, that would be amazing, too! I see everything BUT the R Class. ML, GL, Cars, Light Trucks, 4x4, Heavy Trucks, Unimogs, Smarts, but NO R CLASS!!! What's up??? I enter my VIN (the prefix is there) but WIS says it doesn't support European VIN's and tells me to put in the correct VIN. I put in a known-good US R500 VIN and got the same problem. THANKS for your HELP!

Last edited by 08R550; 05-31-2012 at 05:25 PM.
08R550 is offline  
Sponsored Links

  Mercedes-Benz Forum > General Mercedes-Benz Forums > General Mercedes-Benz

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Mercedes-Benz Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

Similar Threads
Topic Author Forum Replies Last Post
A General Thank You!!! okoulis1 W210 E-Class 3 07-03-2007 11:11 AM
Any Litigation Attorney's Out there? (Plaintiff or Corporate Counsel - e-discovery) MNM5ETR Off-Topic 1 09-30-2006 10:44 PM
General Tranny Q Darkmann W163 M-Class 9 12-09-2005 05:26 PM
general questions about the ML SilverStar W163 M-Class 6 09-08-2004 03:25 PM
General Q's AmoS500 W140 S-Class 3 04-10-2003 02:25 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Title goes here

video goes here
description goes here. Read Full Story
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome