Mercedes-Benz Forum banner

Loud pop and no more soft close

1359 Views 5 Replies 3 Participants Last post by  doni01
Today i turned the w220 on and while the door was soft closing i head a loud pop it sounded like glass shattering. So my first instinct was i think the glass broke (window was down). Then when i got out of the car i hear a air leak as i close the door. The soft close worked flawless on this car since December. I know i have to replace mechanism in the door (had it done on the s55 waste of $700)

It really feels like a waste of money since the mechanism works and its most likely the actuator for the soft close. My question to you guys anyone have luck with the rebuild kits? Also the lock button on the keyless go for the drivers door handle does not work.
1 - 3 of 6 Posts
Have you tried the rebuild kits that they sell online? Because mb doesnt sell actuators alone and you have to buy the whole assembly for $650 plus tax (my price is $520 out the door).
I luckly have the keyless go model which is a 03-06 latch assembly. And i honestly do not want to go through the install and have to redo it. I would rather spend $600 and not touch the door panel again lol. It seems like a great time to install amg lock knobs but then again i dont want to take off other door panels. Btw guys is there anything i should look out to replace while the door panel is off. I assume mb used the green clips for the panel (ordered a 100 pack from mb because for my w140s use it and should have atleast 20 at home)
1 - 3 of 6 Posts
This is an older thread, you may not receive a response, and could be reviving an old thread. Please consider creating a new thread.