Repair Seam Seal at Right A-Pillar – 2023 Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class

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Repair Seam Seal at A-Pillar

This is to notify you of the Service Campaign Launch to repair the seam seal on the A-pillar in 98 Model Year (“MY”) 2023 GLC (253 platform) vehicles. The vehicles will be visible and flagged in VMI as “OPEN” on May 26, 2023.

 

Issue

Mercedes-Benz AG (“MBAG”), the manufacturer of Mercedes-Benz, has determined that on certain Model Year (“MY”) 2023 GLC (253 platform) vehicles, the seam seal on a small portion of the right A-pillar does not correspond with current production specifications. It cannot be ruled out that a leak may occur due to an inconsistency in this seam seal.

 

What We’re Doing

MBUSA will conduct a service campaign. An authorized Mercedes-Benz dealer will repair the seam seal at the A-pillar.

 

Parts

The remedy is available and can be performed as necessary.  

 


Repair Seam Seal at A-Pillar

 

Work Procedure 

  1. Open right front door.

 

  1. Fold back A-pillar cover (1, Figure 1) in upper area and fix in place with a suitable plastic wedge (2, Figure 1).

  

Figure 1: Example of seam seal with defect.

 

  1. Clean the affected area (see arrow in Figure 1).

Silicone remover can be used for example.

 

  1. Apply activator to affected area (see arrow in Figure 1).

Observe manufacturer’s specifications for product!

 

  1. Apply seam seal in affected area (Figure 2) with a suitable brush.

Observe manufacturer’s specifications for product!

 

Figure 2: Refinish seam seal.

 

  1. Once the applied seam seal has dried, fold back A-pillar cover (1, Figure 1) again and slightly press on.

Via the residual stress of the material, the A-pillar cover (1, Figure 1) will lie flat again on its own after a short time.

 

  1. Close right front door.

 

Primary Parts Information

Qty. Part Name Part Number
1* Activator A 000 989 31 00
1* Seam seal (transparent) A 000 989 32 00 09

*One packaging unit suffices for at least 10 vehicles.

 


Repair Seam Seal at Right A-Pillar
Model(s) GLC300C4
Model Year 2023

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