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What is the name of this part on the ML350

tjinvatjinva Posts: 23
edited April 2014 in Mercedes-Benz

Can someone help me? I am trying to find out the name of the part in the back of the ML350 which is hinged and when one lifts it up, it provides access to the spare tire.

Also, if anyone knows the approximate price of the part that would be helpful.

Thanks

Comments

  • steverstever Posts: 52,462

    Cargo lid? Cargo liner?

  • tjinvatjinva Posts: 23

    It is not a cargo liner. I could not find the "cargo lid" item when I googled it. I need to replace the hinged lid that lifts up and beneath sits the spare tire. It is this part that I cannot locate online.

  • tjinvatjinva Posts: 23

    Called a Mercedes dealership and it is called a "bottom loading floor cover" and costs $399.

  • Mr_ShiftrightMr_Shiftright Sonoma, CaliforniaPosts: 64,490

    what happened to the old lid?

  • tjinvatjinva Posts: 23

    The old lid is badly stained. I am considering taking over an existing lease on a ML350 and I am pretty sure this will come up when the car is turned in at the end of the lease. I wanted an idea as to what it would cost.

    It is entirely functional other than this stain that cannot be removed using the usual cleansing agents and anything more harsh will likely cause discoloration.

  • kyfdxkyfdx Posts: 128,257

    Is it carpeted? Or, is the stain on hard plastic?

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  • tjinvatjinva Posts: 23

    It is carpeted. It almost appears as if something hot singed the carpet.

  • Mr_ShiftrightMr_Shiftright Sonoma, CaliforniaPosts: 64,490

    I wonder what an upholstery shop would charge to just restore what's there.

  • tjinvatjinva Posts: 23

    @[email protected] said:
    I wonder what an upholstery shop would charge to just restore what's there.

    Well, that is an option for sure. I just wanted an idea what it would cost me if the part needed to be replaced before I assume the lease.

  • Mr_ShiftrightMr_Shiftright Sonoma, CaliforniaPosts: 64,490

    Good thinking. It's also possible they might miss this on the inspection--but it sounds like it is rather conspicuous.

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