Mechanics

REPLACE HOOD EMBLEM

2001 Mercedes Benz C320

2001 Mercedes Benz C320 6 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 147000 miles

Hi Guys, this winter my coworker was walking buy the front of my car---slipped on the ice ---and grabbed my hood emblem to catch his fall---breaking it off the hood. I bought a new certified Mercedes hood emblem online, thinking it would be easy to replace. I can not figure out how to pop off the old emblem! It has to be pushed up-and-out from the underside somehow---but I can't figure it out----any suggestions? It's probably something easy---but I can not figure it out---many friends have looked at it also. Thank You, Scott Fallon, Bristol CT
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Scootertooth
May 30, 2009.



Hello –

Not sure which body model you have but I have attached the removal installation of both. Looks like you need a special tool….

REMOVE/INSTALL MERCEDES STAR - AR88.40-P-4050E
MODEL 202, 203.0 /2, 208.3 /4, 210, 220, 211.0 /2 /6
Shown on model 202


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Fig. 85: Identifying Mercedes Star Remove/Install Components - Shown On Model 202
Remove
1 Open engine hood Model 202 AR88.40-P-1000E
Model 203 AR88.40-P-1000P

Model 208.3/4, 210 AR88.40-P-1000F
Model 211 AR88.40-P-1000T
Model 220 AR88.40-P-1000M
2 Turn spring bracket (2) 90 ° to left with assembly tool Fig. 86

3 Remove Mercedes star (1) upward from engine hood Carefully remove Mercedes star (1). Danger of damaging paint.
Install
4 Insert Mercedes star (1) from above into engine hood Carefully install Mercedes star (1). Danger of damaging paint.
5 Turn spring bracket (2) 90 ° to right with mounting tool Note correct installation positions.
Fig. 86

6 Close engine hood Model 202 AR88.40-P-1000E
Model 203 AR88.40-P-1000P

Model 208.3/4, 210 AR88.40-P-1000F
Model 211 AR88.40-P-1000T
Model 220 AR88.40-P-1000M
Fig. 86: Identifying Assembly Tool (202 589 11 63 00)


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REMOVE/INSTALL MERCEDES STAR - AR88.40-P-4050R
MODEL 163, 203.7, 215, 230.4
Shown on model 230


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Fig. 87: Identifying Mercedes Star Remove/Install Components - Shown On Model 230
Remove/install
1 Unclip Mercedes star (1) upward from engine hood with long wedge. Protect engine hood around Mercedes star (1) with adhesive tape to avoid damaging paint.
Fig. 31


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2 Remove grommets (2) Check grommets (2), replace if necessary.
3 Install in opposite order
Fig. 88: Identifying Long Wedge (115 589 03 59 00)


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ImpalaSS
May 30, 2009.