Body Mercedes is self-supporting. Details base side, roof and rear fenders of a vehicle are welded together. The windshield and rear window are glued. Therefore, large faults can only be rectified by a specialist workshop.
The engine hood, trunk lid, doors and front fenders of the car are connected by bolts and can easily be replaced. During installation so be sure to withstand the appropriate size of the air gaps, or, for example, can knock the door or have a place of increased wind noise while driving. The air gap must in any case take place in parallel, that is. E. The distance between the body parts over the whole length of the air gap should be the same. Permissible deviation 0.5 mm.
Safety instructions when working on the body
When welding or other work on the emergence of sparks near the battery, the battery must always be charged.
For details filled the air conditioner is not allowed welding work, as well as hard or soft soldering. This also applies to welding and soldering work on the vehicle, if there is a danger that parts will heat up the air conditioning.
Liquid circuit in the air conditioner does not have to be opened.
Protective coating and underbody sealants at repair remove a rotating wire brush or reheat blowing hot air up to max 180 ?° C, and remove with a spatula.
When repairing the lacquer coating can be heated using an open car with a kiln to a maximum of 80 ?° C. Otherwise, the vehicle may damage the electronic control devices.