Fluid Leak - Broken Driver Seat Forward Adjustment Lever

Asked by Oct 09, 2015 at 06:34 PM about the 2005 Mercedes-Benz C-Class C 230 Kompressor Supercharged Sedan

Question type: General

My buddy has a C230 Kompressor. I asked him how to adjust the seat
because it was too far back. He told me someone broke the lever and just
to pull it hard. I did, and immediately there was a pop and hissing with a
foul-smelling fluid spraying all over the seat and my leg. It smelled like
grease at first but it is definitely glue because it has dried to my skin and
will not come off.

Does anyone know what this glue is and/or what happened? And what
parts of the seat were compromised, if any?

2 Answers

237,305

Here's my guess, your buddy must have had a bottle of the fluid stuck under the seat for weeks, which when he pulled on it he broke the lever and just left it there. Then you got in at some point and you pulled on it harder and ended up breaking the bottle spraying all over you? Didn't either you or your buddy looked under the seat?

24,435

What Tom said, I would inspect under the seat to find out what exactly broke and sprayed on your leg.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • Locked keys in trunk of 2010 c300 2 answers

    I locked my keys in my trunk and do not have a spare please help.

    2010 Mercedes-Benz C-Class C 300

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Gearbox stuck in 1st gear 7 answers

    Hi guys I have a 2006 c220 cdi sport, the car appears to be stuck in 1st gear and i can't seem to change it from sport to comfort either Any help would be greatly appreciated Thanks

    2006 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • my car wont shift out of 1st gear. what would cause this? its an automatic. 27 answers

    not sure if its relevant but the battery died right before it happened. the battery hasnt been replaced yet.

    2004 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • My car won't start, it says to remove my key 113 answers

    I have a 2008 C300 and new battery was placed last year, October. When pu the key in it tells me to remove my key and nothing else. Completely dead. Ordered a new key and it arrived this morning and ...

    2008 Mercedes-Benz C-Class C 300 Luxury

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • how do i move the back seats 2 answers

    how do i move the back seats back and forward

    1998 Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML 320

    -

    General

Search Mercedes-Benz C-Class Questions

Mercedes-Benz C-Class Experts

#1 Lorne Grandison
Lorne Grandison
Reputation 4,770
#2 PPC123
PPC123
Reputation 3,320
#3 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 2,420
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Mercedes-Benz E-Class
418 Great Deals out of 19,905 listings starting at $699
Used BMW 3 Series
977 Great Deals out of 31,730 listings starting at $1,000
Used Mercedes-Benz S-Class
172 Great Deals out of 6,479 listings starting at $2,700
Used BMW 5 Series
459 Great Deals out of 15,988 listings starting at $1,700
Used Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class
47 Great Deals out of 2,247 listings starting at $6,456
Used Audi A4
228 Great Deals out of 10,877 listings starting at $1,899
Used BMW M3
45 Great Deals out of 1,517 listings starting at $5,800
Used Mercedes-Benz CL-Class
21 Great Deals out of 584 listings starting at $4,495
Used Ford Mustang
474 Great Deals out of 45,735 listings starting at $1,999
Used Mercedes-Benz M-Class
176 Great Deals out of 5,171 listings starting at $1,990
Used Honda Accord
813 Great Deals out of 84,286 listings starting at $1,050
Used Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class
38 Great Deals out of 1,258 listings starting at $1,500
Used Dodge Charger
405 Great Deals out of 28,172 listings starting at $1,988

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class For Sale
22 Great Deals out of 13,122 listings starting at $31,950
2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class For Sale
59 Great Deals out of 1,957 listings starting at $24,755
2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class For Sale
44 Great Deals out of 1,286 listings starting at $20,915
2014 Mercedes-Benz C-Class For Sale
65 Great Deals out of 2,358 listings starting at $13,980
2013 Mercedes-Benz C-Class For Sale
55 Great Deals out of 1,738 listings starting at $12,190

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.