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-Benz Forum > Mercedes-Benz Tech Information and Support > Tech Help

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 07-03-2011, 10:01 AM
Registered User
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Posts: 13
w124 window won't roll up

Driver side front window stops about 5-6mm from the top, just inside the window seal. It startled me at first because I heard a loud popping/cracking sound all of a sudden, I assume this is a mechanism to protect the gear teeth not the teeth being torn to bits each time I roll up the window?

I checked threads and the door itself looks ok, nothing in the track that I can see to obstruct it. So, does this mean my regulator is bent/broken and will not allow the window to go fully up? Or maybe it is can be tightened up or adjusted? The window is not loose, there is only a little bit of play when it is rolled down.

I'd like your opinion before I take the door apart; this is old car and I risk breaking some plastic bit taking the door off (I was lucky the first time, when replacing the door check).

-----------------------
'94 E420, 275,000 miles


Last edited by wally; 07-03-2011 at 10:12 AM.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 07-03-2011, 01:49 PM
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Posts: 54
Only way to find out is to open it up... you're going to have to open it anyway to fix the problem.
__________________
1992 300CE
BilsteinSport
Vogtland
Borla
EuroLampsAllAround
3pc18" Staggered BRABUS Monoblock IVs
http://i95.photobucket.com/albums/l1...MG00656Sig.jpg

FS/FT: 17" OEM 6-Spoke Wheels
FS/FT: 16" Lorinser RS-90s
FS: W211 Steering Wheel
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 07-03-2011, 01:53 PM
tbomachines's Avatar
ಠ_ಠ
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Philadelphia
Posts: 6,374
I had the same issue, turned out to be a plastic clip on the regulator, it had snapped and swiveled down so the window would still operate but stopped an inch or two from the top. I would recommend taking a look at the regulator, they are pretty easy to get out (easier than the w126 jaws type for sure)
__________________
TC
Current stable:
- 2004 Mazda RALLYWANKEL
- 2007 Saturn sky redline
- 2004 Explorer...under surgery.

Past: 135i, GTI, 300E, 300SD, 300SD, Stealth
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 07-03-2011, 02:24 PM
Hirnbeiss's Avatar
ich fahre, also bin ich
 
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: South Florida
Posts: 1,660
A hot glue gun helps much of the time in repairing any door panel clips that break off.

__________________
Prost!
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

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




All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:38 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, 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