The inside door handles of certain Mercedes-Benz vehicles are prone to breaking. The door will continue to open from the outside.
The original door handle was designed with a point of failure. When the door handle is pulled quickly or forcefully, the cable holder snaps internally.
There is no need to replace the entire interior door panel. Save both time and money by simply replacing the handle.
Step 1: Remove the inside panel from the door. Tips: Lower the window for an easier access.
Step 2: Remove the wood trims.
Step 3: Separate the handle bracket from the door panel. The handle bracket and the door panel are held together by melted plastic tabs.
Step 4: Remove the handle pivoting pin by carefully driving a screw into it. This will allow you to pull it out with your hands. Use the provided new pin for assembly.
Step 5: Install the new handle and assemble the door panel. Don't forget to transfer the cable clip onto the new handle.
Posted by Taylor on Jul 18, 2017 @ 07:17 am
The handle of the back door broke in my c class. Is the procedure the same? How about the part? Thanks for putting this together.
Posted by IE Works on Jul 20, 2017 @ 12:43 pm
The procedure will be similar and easier to do.
The part is most likely going to be different.
Posted by Brian C. on May 8, 2018 @ 13:23 pm
Thank you for posting this article. The door handle broke on my C300. It works on the outside but not the inside. The dealer wanted $380 for this repair. This is defentively something I can do myself. Thanks for sharing. Now I have to buy the kit.