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Old 10-16-2001, 12:08 PM
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C43 B pillar Rattle

I have a 1999 C43 that has a metallic rattle coming from the drivers side B pillar. This noise is only present when going over rough road. Has anyone experienced this noise and can give me some direction on getting this thing fixed.

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Old 10-16-2001, 01:47 PM
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The rattle sounds like its the seat belt retractor in the B PILLAR TRY holding the retractor when TEST driving the car. I have replaced several due to the complaint you have on the c class they have made several sounds rattle/clicking /squeak etc its a start GOOD LUCK

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Old 10-17-2001, 11:49 AM
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MB has a service bulletin regarding this problem. Contact them.
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Old 10-17-2001, 04:45 PM
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Thanks for all your help on this belt problem. I will contact the
dealer and have this taken care of before it drives me nuts.
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