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.
- Door does not open from the inside.
- Door handle broken
- Handle snapped
- Driver door does not work
- Passenger door handle
How to fix it
There is no need to replace the entire interior door panel. Save both time and money by simply replacing the handle.
- Mercedes-Benz Interior Door Handle W204 X204
- Comes in Chrome or Matte Silver
- Impact Drill
- Cutting Pliers
- T10 TORX Screwdriver
- T30 TORX Screwdriver
- M10 Drive Socket
MERCEDES COMAND KNOB REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS:
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.