Center Console Armrest May Break on Mercedes-Benz CL500

The center console armrest can break. Replacement is commonly the recommended repair.

 

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Average mileage: 74,333 (45,000–110,000)
7 model years affected: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, more2004, 2005, 2006
10 people reported this problem
3 people shared problem details
plastic latch broke on armrest, fixed with jb-weld but has broken since
THE PLASTIC LATCH AND CATCH BROKE. DID NOT REPLACE. CONSOLE LID IS HEAVY ENOUGH AND RIDGID ENOUGH THAT LID STAYS DOWN WHILE DRIVING AND IS EASY TO OPEN WHEN NECESSARY.
it would not close properly after opening. have a body repairman fix latch.
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