> On my 84 500SEL the same noise was caused by the door panel
> rubbing the door
> sill. To see if this is your problem, remove the door sill
> but leave the
> door panel on. If that fixes the problem, here is what I did.
> I put some
> strips of the wool looking part of Velcro on the sill where it
> would hit the
> door panel. It doesn't look great, but it works.
> Paul McKechnie
> > Hello!
> > 1991 560SEL, 41,000 miles
> > Restored, original miles
> > I have this very annoying problem.... the front passenger
> side door
> > crackles/jerks/makes noises when hitting the brake or going
> over any
> > bump/crack on the road...... it is SO ANNOYING.
> > I tried to fix it in many ways - removed the panel, drove
> with just
> > the door shell on and the sound was gone. So I knew it's
> from the
> > panel. Reinstalled the panel with some tape to stop the
> tension (if
> > there was any), didn't work. Unscrewed the door a little
> about 1cm
> > further from the fender edge thinking maybe the door was
> screwed in
> > too tight, didn't work.
> > It is VERY annoying, it makes the car sound like it's OLD.
> Does anyone
> > have any idea about what could cause this? The driver side
> does have
> > the noise too, but it is very MINOR. This side makes noise
> all the
> > time, it is terrible. Anytime I break, go over a crack, a
> sewer, a
> > bump, it makes this bad noise.
> > Is it just because it's made of cheap material or what?
> > Please help, thank you!
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What do you mean by the door sill?
Is it that moulding type piece surrounding the door thatís attached to