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Mercedes Benz C-Class (W204) Training Manual: Improvement in corrosion protection compared to model series W 203

Mercedes Benz C-Class (W204) Training Manual / Body and Safety / Improvement in corrosion protection compared to model series W 203


  • Fully galvanized body (even as of model refinement package 203)
  • New door frame system with dry area and continuous peripheral seal
  • Door bottom edges folded-over with seam seal and wax in the cavities
  • Handle strip on trunk lid with centering and chafe protection
  • Door handle recess on trunk lid with chafe protection
  • Sliding roof frame made of aluminum with plastic water drains
  • Continuous peripheral seam seal at all critical points

Major assemblies

  • Brake calipers with zinc/nickel coating
  • New painting system for the rear axle with subsequent preservation aftertreatment
  • Diagonal struts hot-dip galvanized
  • Front axle frame-type integral support hot-dip galvanized after assembly
  • Aluminum struts at underfloor
  • Rear axle wheel carrier from aluminum
  • Front axle springs with limit stops lined with rubber
  • Rear axle springs with zinc shims
  • Transmission oil lines with zinc/nickel coating
    Corrosion Prevention Concept

    Door Concept

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