2020040022 – Right Drip Rail Retaining Tabs – 2019 Mercedes-Benz E-Class

TO: Mercedes-Benz Dealer Principals, General Managers, Sales Managers, Service Managers, Parts Managers FROM:  Gregory Gunther, Department Manager, Vehicle Compliance and Analysis, Engineering Services
RE: Service Campaign 2020040022 Launch Notification MY19 238 (E-Class) Right Drip Rail Retaining Tabs Date: May 29, 2020

 

IMPORTANT NEW SERVICE CAMPAIGN LAUNCH INFORMATION

 

 

Please note that all customer inquiries should be directed to the Customer Assistance Center at 1-800-FOR-MERCEDES.

 

Sincerely,
Gregory Gunther
Department Manager, Vehicle Compliance & Analysis

 


Campaign No. : Campaign Desc. : Right Drip Rail Retaining Tabs
2020040022 20P9790014
This is to notify you of a Service Campaign launch regarding the right drip rail retaining tabs on 465 Model Year 2019 238 (E-Class) vehicles. Affected VINs will be flagged in VMI as “OPEN” on May 29, 2020.
Background
Issue Mercedes-Benz AG (“MBAG”), the manufacturer of Mercedes-Benz vehicles, has determined that on certain Model Year 2019 E-Class (238 platform) vehicles, the right drip rail retaining tabs may need to be reworked.
What We’re Doing MBUSA will conduct a service campaign. An authorized Mercedes-Benz dealer will check the right drip rail on the affected vehicles and rework if necessary.
Parts Parts are available and can be ordered as necessary.
Vehicle Model Year(s) 2019
Vehicle Model E-Class
Vehicle Populations
Total Campaign Population 465
Next Steps/Notes
AOMS/SOMS AOMs – This Service Campaign may generate questions from your dealers.
While we regret any inconvenience this may cause, MBUSA is determined to maintain a high level of vehicle quality and customer satisfaction. Please refer all customer inquiries to the Customer Assistance Center at 1-800-FOR-MERCEDES.

Campaign No. 2020040022, May 2020

TO: ALL MERCEDES-BENZ CENTERS
SUBJECT: Model E-Class vehicles (238 platform)
Model Year 2019
Right Drip Rail Retaining Tabs

Mercedes-Benz AG (“MBAG”), the manufacturer of Mercedes-Benz, has determined that on certain Model Year (“MY”) 2019 E-Class vehicles (238 platform), the retaining tabs for the drip rail do not meet specifications.. Because of this, please check the retaining tabs of the right drip rail on the affected vehicles and rework them if necessary. The work required for this purpose can be found in the attached work description. An authorized Mercedes-Benz dealer will check the retaining tabs on the affected vehicles and repair if necessary.

Prior to performing this Campaign:

  • VMI must always be checked before performing campaigns to verify that the campaign is required on a specific vehicle. Always check for any other open campaigns, and perform
  • Please review the entire Campaign bulletin and follow the repair procedure exactly as

Approximately 465 vehicles are involved.

 

Order No. P-SC-2020040022


 

Check/test procedure

 

  1. Unfasten right drip rail (A, figure 1) from the rear to the center of the panoramic sliding sunroof.

 

  1. Check the exterior of the two rear retaining tabs (B, figure 1) for green color coding.

exterior of the two rear retaining tabs

Figure 1

 

  1. Green color coding not present on retaining tabs: Perform scope of work.
  2. Green color coding present on retaining tabs: End measure.

 

Work procedure 

 

  1. Open hood.

 

  1. Remove right drip rail.

 

  1. Protect the panoramic roof (C, figure 2) and roof paneling in the area of the measure with commercially available tape (D, figure 2) to prevent damage.

Protect the panoramic roof

Figure 2

 

  1. Deburr (remove rough edges) the opening in the upper area (E, figure 3) on both sides of the retaining tabs (B, figure 3). Note: a rotary tool with a stone or sand paper bit or just sand paper will work.

Deburr (remove rough edges) the opening in the upper area

Figure 3

 

  1. Clean the retaining tabs and surrounding areas.

 

  1. Coat the areas of the retaining tabs that were worked on with touch-up paint  Note: any color or style of touch up will work to seal the areas.

 

  1. Seal the retaining tabs (B, figure 4) with preservation agent.

Seal the retaining tabs

Figure 4

 

  1. Assemble in reverse order.

 

Primary Parts Information

Qty. Part Name Part Number                                   
0.1* Preservation agent A 000 986 32 01 09

* One container unit of preservation agent suffices for 10 vehicles.

 

Warranty Information

With check

Operation: Check retaining tabs for right drip rail (02-1492)

Damage Code Operation Number Labor Time (hrs.)
97 900 14 8 02-1492 0.1

 

With check and rework

Operation: Check retaining tabs for right drip rail (02-1492)

Rework retaining tabs for right drip rail (after check)(02-1493) 

Damage Code Operation Number Labor Time (hrs.)
97 900 14 7 02-1492 0.1
02-1493 0.4

 

 Note

Operation Number labor times are subject to change


Campaign No. 2020040022, May 2020

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