Mercedes parking sensors can fail causing part of the system to not work properly. Failure is either due to accident or the sensor may stop working if water gets inside it. You can also remove the sensor and try to dry it but it doesn't always work. Replacement sensors is very easy. New sensors can be bought online for $20-$30.
Mercedes bumper parking sensors are interchangeable between models.
Always verify compatibility with the auto parts seller or dealer.
New Mercedes parking sensors typically do not come painted. Therefore the new sensor will not match the paint of your bumper and car.
Getting the new parking sensor to match the color of your car is easy. You will need to get a custom mixed spray can that matches the color of your Mercedes-Benz.
Local auto body paint shops often sell custom mixed paint. All you need is to provide the paint color code of your Mercedes-Benz. Mercedes paint code can be found on the sticker on the driver's door.
It is on the right side of the label. It will end with three numbers. For example 744 which is commonly silver or 040 for black.
Replacing the parking sensor on a Mercedes-Benz is very easy. In this guide, we will show you how to replace a Mercedes parking sensor but also how to paint the new sensor to match the color of your car.