|12-13-2008, 09:46 AM||#1 (permalink)|
BenzWorld Junior Member
Date registered: May 2008
How to remove door panel on 01 S500
Hello, and thank you in advance for helping me remove my drivers interior door panel. A few days ago I closed my seatbelt latch in the door and since then I can not open from the outside. There is no tension on the handle like the other doors so I assume it is a broken linkage. The close assist no longer works on that door since the event as well. Any advise would be greatly appreciated.
|12-18-2008, 04:55 PM||#3 (permalink)|
Date registered: Jan 2008
Vehicle: 2000 Mercedes S500 2002 Yamaha R6 2005 Suzuki SV650S
Location: Honolulu, Hawaii
take a wood trim off, take that plastic piese off. take the door close handle off. When pop the clips that hold the door panel (there is a screw behind SRS emblem too) and slide door panel up. And disconnect opening handle cable. It only takes like 10 min.
|01-30-2009, 09:53 AM||#4 (permalink)|
Date registered: Jan 2009
I have a 1992 400E and I have broken several of the J shaped clips that hold the door panel on. I have seen several postings about these clips but I can not find them. I have searched the web and gone to the dealer who has no idea what I'm talking about. Anyone know where I can buy these?
|01-30-2009, 10:00 AM||#5 (permalink)|
Date registered: May 2007
|01-30-2009, 11:55 AM||#6 (permalink)|
Date registered: Jan 2005
Vehicle: 2007 S550
Location: San Antonio, Texas
2005 CLK 500 cabrio
2007 S 550 (sold)
2006 E 500 (sold)
2005 S 500 (sold)
2001 E 430 4Matic (sold)
1998 S 500 (sold)
1991 560 SEL (sold)
|07-20-2010, 05:50 PM||#8 (permalink)|
Welcome to the forum.
See the information on mirrors in the W220 S-Class Owners Encyclopedia sticky at the top of this forum. While much of it deals with replacing the turn signal strips, other posts deal with removal of mirror components, and one with the whole assembly.
2005 S500 4-Matic
with Gateway 500 iPod integration
1978 450SL restoration project
Formerly: 2000 S500
with Ice>Link iPod integration
Moto V710 phone with MikBox
Upgraded Voice Control
|05-07-2011, 07:36 PM||#9 (permalink)|
Date registered: Mar 2008
This forum in general, and the post you made about the W220 S-Class Owners Encyclopedia specifically, are worth the cost of cable internet itself to an MB enthusiast. The information in this forum enabled me to change out a worn out driver's side mirror in maybe 45 minutes. As you know, this involves removing the old mirror (How do I get that housing off?? How do I get to all those Torx screws??) and the relevant part of the inner door (almost impossible to do without "inside" information).
Benzworld.org is strong evidence that the internet is still a little bit more good than bad.
|05-08-2011, 04:52 PM||#10 (permalink)|
Welcome to the forum, gios1997.
Thank you for your kind words. The forum is made strong by the efforts of many very good contributors. As you learn more about your car, I hope you'll be among them!
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