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Old 12-17-2003, 04:32 PM
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did you weld A pillar of your W124?

How many of you welded reinforcement panel to A pillar? How much did it cost?


All E-Class.

Problem: Clacking noise at A-pillars near engine hood hinges.

Possible cause, suggested repair:

a. Weld seams between reinforcement panel and A-pillar missing. Weld panel to A-pillar.
b. Check wheel house paneling behind reinforcement panel for cracks. MIG weld cracks.

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Old 12-18-2003, 01:37 AM
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Never heard of this before.

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Old 12-18-2003, 03:48 AM
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very common fix especially for W124-126-201 cars driven on rough roads. Squeaks and rattles coming from the right and left dash corners on bumps and hard turns are the main symptoms of this problem.
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