It can be restored but it takes a special power tool and hard work
What's wrong with my Mercedes?
Body and Exterior Trim Problems
Nothing like a good smooth working power or manually operated non tilting sunroof (up to 1985)!
If is seems too good to be true - then in this case it is true!
It is a little tricky and very easy to damage it.
Easy to round out the hex head bolts - then what do you do ?? !!!
Just take a break!
Both are repairable by the DIY mechanic with the right knowledge and supplies.
Location of the three digit numerical code and translation here
You can do this in your own driveway with minimal tools and experience
There is one amazing product Kent recently found that polishes it all!
Put the body filler on in two phases and manage the time when you grate and sand it
The best way to save money is to buy the right car in the first place
You don't have to use expensive spray equipment or 2 part expensive primer
Anyone want to guess what the secret is???
If caught early enough they can be easily fix permanently with Miracle Paint
This one has just the right combination of benefits
Kent recently discovered one product that shines above all the rest
In most cases it is a two step process - especially if your paint is faded.
Stop it BEFORE bubbles in the paint and holes start to appear!
Failure is almost always caused by corrosion due to high moisture environment and lack of lubrication
Depending on where the damage is you can do amazing things with jacks and hammers.
Most in this list are avoided due to cost - Fix them yourself with our kits and save hundreds $$$.
Ignore it and you will be sorry! Can you remove and service it yourself?
When using contact cement you have one shot to get it right! Kent's video will show you how to prevent mistakes.
Be sure to look UNDER the trunk seal - you might be surprised!
Kent believes there is no one correct answer. Just too many options...lol
Nothing is better than a good thick fender cover
Most common when car has sat outside for long periods without use
Until you have driven one it is hard to explain
There is a way to do it without damaging anything on many older models
This can sometimes be a real challenge if you do not know where to look
On 1973 to 1985 models this has to be done with care to prevent damage
It could be that you installed in upside down
Tough job and you will need heat! Also applies to 107, 114, 115, and 116 chassis
Knowing what to look for will help you decide if replacement is needed
My sunroof motor does not run or it runs but the cable does not move
It could be coming from a number of places for a number of reasons
With the right tools and parts you can fix this nagging problem yourself
The right tool can do the job without damage