Parts Catalog Accessories Catalog How To Articles Tech Forums
Call Pelican Parts at 888-280-7799
Shopping Cart Cart | Project List | Order Status | Help

Go Back   PeachParts Mercedes ShopForum > Technical Information and Support > Tech Help

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-11-2002, 12:44 PM
Posts: n/a
Changing out a hood strut

I need some guidance on how to change out a hood strut. I got the part yesterday, but I know have a clue where to begin. I want to learn to do as much as I can on my 190E 2.3 and I am very patient. I will try and try again until I get it right.

Reply With Quote
Old 01-11-2002, 05:28 PM
Join Date: Mar 1999
Location: Tucker, Ga USA
Posts: 12,153
You first must open the hood to the complete vertical position. In this position the hood strut is on the left side hooked to the hood with an "e-clip". remove that clip & the one on the body & remove the old one(strut) & install the new one.
MERCEDES Benz Master Guild Technician (6 TIMES)
ASE Master Technician
Mercedes Benz Star Technician (2 times)
44 years foreign automotive repair
27 Years M.B. Shop foreman (dealer)
MB technical information Specialist (15 years)
190E 2.3 16V ITS SCCA race car (sold)
1986 190E 2.3 16V 2.5 (sold)
Retired Moderator
Reply With Quote


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Very ugly results changing hood pad Richard1 SL Forum 36 09-29-2004 04:33 PM
hood strut failure sbourg Tech Help 2 01-25-2004 02:53 AM
any tricks to changing a R129 hood pad? warren128 SL Forum 5 01-13-2004 04:16 PM
What is the proper way to clean canvas top oldsouth Detailing and Interior 7 07-05-2003 01:10 AM
Strut bar(tie bar) that goes under the hood AMGCKlass Performance Paddock 8 04-18-2000 12:30 AM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:29 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0
Copyright 2018 Pelican Parts LLC - Posts may be archived for display on the Peach Parts or Pelican Parts Website -    DMCA Registered Agent Contact Page