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#1 Old 08-18-2007
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Remove paneling on rear center section



1 : Rear center section paneling
2 : Spare wheel recess cover
3 and 4 : Expanding clip
5 : Rubber stop
6 : Bolts
7 : Electrical connectors
8 : Side trunk paneling

Operation :
a) Open trunk lid
b) Remove spare wheel recess cover (2) from trunk
c) Remove expanding clip (3)
d) Remove expanding clip (4)
e) Remove rubber stops (5)
f) Open bolt covers with suitable screwdriver and undscrew bolts (6)
g) Loosen rear center section paneling (12) from left abd right side trunk paneling (8) whith mounting wedge (9)
h) Unclip left trunk lamp from rear center section paneling (1) toward front and guide through opening in rear center section paneling (1)
i) Unclip trunk partition closed limit switch from rear center section paneling
j) Remove rear center section paneling from rear center section

k) Install in the reverse order
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Thank you very much Michel. Very good information and how-to.

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Good stuff, thanks.

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1 : Rear center section paneling
2 : Spare wheel recess cover
3 and 4 : Expanding clip
5 : Rubber stop
6 : Bolts
7 : Electrical connectors
8 : Side trunk paneling

Operation :
a) Open trunk lid
b) Remove spare wheel recess cover (2) from trunk
c) Remove expanding clip (3)
d) Remove expanding clip (4)
e) Remove rubber stops (5)
f) Open bolt covers with suitable screwdriver and undscrew bolts (6)
g) Loosen rear center section paneling (12) from left abd right side trunk paneling (8) whith mounting wedge (9)
h) Unclip left trunk lamp from rear center section paneling (1) toward front and guide through opening in rear center section paneling (1)
i) Unclip trunk partition closed limit switch from rear center section paneling
j) Remove rear center section paneling from rear center section

k) Install in the reverse order
Hi there, does anyone have the full name/decription and part number of "The Expanding Clip" (Number/Photo 3) as 3 of mine are missing and I would like to replace them. many thanks...
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you see it in this pic?

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Thanks Jeff, looks like "Part 180" (Expanding Clip) any idea of the part number?
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Anyone needing these clips, can get them from good old Ebay: X10 Fastener Clip For Mercedes Benz A124-990-07-92 Body Panel Rivet | eBay
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