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Old 04-05-2001, 08:56 PM
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has anyone had any luck fixing this problem? The rest of the car is nice and tight. How are the door panels removed?

Thanks Dave
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Old 04-05-2001, 09:51 PM
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Hi Dave,

I've noticed the same thing with my 560SEL.

It happens most frequently on the front pass. door. I think it's the interior piece that runs under along the window and squeaks against the dash. Not sure, as I take a rag doused with Lexol and rub on ALL door panels where they touch the weather-stripping or any other plastic surface. Seems to work for a while, worse in the cold of course. I've heard of people using x-country ski wax which lasts much longer.
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Old 04-06-2001, 01:42 AM
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My 1991 500 SEL also suffers from creaking doors, the worst one was the drivers door, again seemingly only when starting off cold. Take a peek at the locking block that is held to the door pillar with four allen headed bolts and a shim plate. The centre of the rubber mount has a conical phosphor bronze bush. Mine was shot and I had to replace the whole rubber mount, about $60 a piece. It stopped my drivers door creaking and groaning like an old man with piles on a winter's morning anyhow !
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