Skip to main content

Questions tagged [mercedes-benz]

Descended from the first motor car manufacturer, now a luxury German carmaker and part of the Daimler group.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
1 vote
0 answers
53 views

What does this alternator diode test tell me?

I have the battery disconnected (pos and neg), and nothing is connected to my alternator. When I connect a multimeter's common (black) to the positive pin and the red to the alternator housing, I get ...
Gerben Gangel's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
31 views

High pitched sound from left rear of mercedes (2004) w203 sportcoupe- Debugging tips? Part replacement tips?

I have a C class 1.8L Kompressor 2004 mercedes sportcoupe- very like the w203. There is a high-pitched sound coming from the rear of the vehicle. Equally loud inside and outside drivers’ door. Lower ...
user2313066's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
28 views

Excessive pressure in the fuel return system

Mercedes-benz w211 cdi 2.7 Diesel (2002 year), There is excessive pressure in the fuel return system, (in engine, fuel return hose was removed itself by pressure ). Is there valve or something like ...
Oto Shavadze's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
19 views

I changed my steering column on my ML320 and I can't get it to start

I have a 2001 ML320 I have changed out the steering column because I was told I could not change out the tumblers. Without my consent the locksmith pulled out my old column and I went and got one from ...
Robert Noel's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
87 views

Do I have to still pay for a Mercedes key I ordered but no longer need?

TSA lost my keys going through security during the holidays. Last Thursday I ordered a new one with the Mercedes dealer and they quoted me $1100!I wasn’t able to locate my spare, so having no choice I ...
Dez's user avatar
  • 11
0 votes
1 answer
117 views

Mercedes A35 AMG 2022, short circuit/won't start/no comms with any vehicle modules

I need some help or direction. I recently purchased a salvage a35 which had undercarriage damage. On inspection it appears the wiring cable underneath the vehicle had been destroyed, chafing the wires ...
Hassan Iqbal's user avatar
2 votes
2 answers
189 views

Shorted battery on 2020 Mercedes A35, now car won't start

I recently had a short happen to me when I was looking at a broken plastic clip on the ECU housing. I was just trying to get the part # to replace it, so I wasn't expecting to work on the car and need ...
Pedram's user avatar
  • 481
1 vote
0 answers
79 views

What is the difference between different classes of AC Compressors?

I am replacing the compressor in a Mercedes W211 E55 AMG. The original part had a solenoid without an integrated diode, but the matched replacement did, so it is incompatible and would not start, ...
mike.k's user avatar
  • 111
2 votes
1 answer
73 views

2001 MB E320 Shifted from Park to Drive Without Pressing Brake

My mom was driving a 2001 E320 with a passenger, and had parked on a slight upward incline. She stepped out of the vehicle to speak to someone, and as she returned to get her purse (but before she ...
flextempers's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
46 views

How to diagnose Mercedes E320 ESP warning?

My 2007 Mercedes W211 E320 CDI bottomed out on a deeply rutted road this past weekend, now I'm getting an ESP (traction control) inoperative warning on the dash. I've had a look underneath and there's ...
GdD's user avatar
  • 17k
1 vote
1 answer
67 views

Mercedes S205 unknown fault code: 562CFF6C

My car machine readed a fault codes with Bosch system from Mercedes W205 (2014) C180 car and they have found an unknown fault code in ABS/ESP system: fault code is: 562CFF2C After deletion of the ...
Dániel Kis's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
15 views

Stored codes on 2004 sl500

Purchased vehicle in January had a diagnostic done on it by a certified Mercedes mechanic. Had one major code come back only one which the dealership fixed. Not even three months after purchase two ...
T MaezII's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
61 views

Automatic transmission trouble

I have a Mercedes A-180 with automatic transmission, which has recently started jerking at gear changes, especially the lowest gears - but it isn't always. About half the time it works smoothly for a ...
j4nd3r53n's user avatar
  • 123
0 votes
1 answer
180 views

Is my Mercedes spying on me?

I have a Mercedes E450 and it routinely seems to be tracking geolocation data. For example, on the dash there is message to the effect of "last address visited" and showing that address as ...
Cooter Davenport's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
2k views

How to play music via Bluetooth in Mercedes from 2011?

I have a Mercedes A180 from 2011 (W169). It only supports connecting the phone via Bluetooth for the purpose of calls. I, however, want to play music via Bluetooth. I found a similar question ...
J. Doe's user avatar
  • 113
0 votes
0 answers
59 views

2001 Manual Mercedes C220 CDI - ECU replacement

Well bring a really typical blond I switched the jumper leads onto the wrong terminals on the battery.Red to black and Visa Versa. I blew up the on board computer. Hence I blew up the ECU. I really ...
Debbie's user avatar
  • 1
1 vote
0 answers
918 views

Kill switch for car lights

I'm trying to add a kill switch that will turn off ALL the lights in my car. My car has a light control module that consists of a bunch of relays that controls all the lights. My plan is to splice a ...
Funky monkey's user avatar
2 votes
2 answers
1k views

Message from car to remove my key and it won't start

I have a Mercedes Benz C250 and every time I attempt to start the car I get a message to remove my key from the ignition and the car wont turn over. I have change out the battery and I have completed ...
Ron 's user avatar
  • 21
1 vote
1 answer
89 views

Should a Mercedes snort after it is turned off?

I have a 2013 Mercedes S550 which has an "air ride" suspension. Some work has been done it to replace bags and pumps and things. When I turn the car off and get out, I notice that it "...
Cooter Davenport's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
1k views

What was the first 6 wheeler Mercedes Benz made?

Was the first six-wheeler Mercedes Benz produced this one... or this one... The promotional material for the modern one wants you to believe it is the first. Although I'm uncertain if that is true.
Neil Meyer's user avatar
-1 votes
1 answer
18 views

1999 300e turbo diesel Mercedes

1999 300e turbo diesel Mercedes who do i call to fix my car underneath gas a fuel leak problem and is getting worse please help me
Jerriann Ballantine's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
78 views

Instrument cluster display not switching on in c220 d Benz [closed]

Instrumental cluster not getting on in the Mercedes c220 d 2016 model any help ?
Palani Pavan's user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
1k views

Mercedes C200 (W204) air con not heating/cooling

I've got a Mercedes C200 (W204) from 2011 (facelift model) with a working air con (air blows out) but not getting cold or hot. I've taken it to a local mechanic that in less than 1h diagnosed it as a ...
JohnUbuntu's user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
44 views

Easy Stereo Out for MB SLK230

I have a 1998 Mercedes Benz SLK 230, I had the battery changed not too long ago and now my stereo system is asking for a code. Mercedes gave me the factory code however that code does not work. ...
KhloeRiverLynn's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
116 views

Mercedes S205 sometimes I smell fuel

In my Mercedes C180 T sometimes I smell fuel. I can reproduce it with the following steps: when the engine is stopped after a route and become cold first time when I open trunk door or only I press ...
Dániel Kis's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
197 views

Metallic sound when brake the first time after a reverse

A Klass Mercedes (180d Automatic 2017) When i go in reverse and then i set the car to drive, the first time i will use the brake it will make a metallic sound a sound like a hammer hits something ...
NiceToMytyuk's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
161 views

Cable for my oil-pressure sensor?

I have a Mercedes B180 (Diesel) that is showing a light on the dashboard: a little engine symbol. I've had a mechanic look at it, and the code said 'oil pressure sensor', so it was changed. The light ...
j4nd3r53n's user avatar
  • 123
0 votes
2 answers
149 views

Should I be concerned about van with rear coil spring replacement after 85k miles?

I am looking at a second hand Vito van, and note that it previously failed its MOT for: Nearside Rear Coil spring fractured or broken (5.3.1 (b) (i)) There was also a warning for: Nearside Front Tyre ...
gub's user avatar
  • 103
0 votes
0 answers
40 views

Can I reprogram my key which lost sync to unlock lock car? Car starts

I own a 2006 Mercedes C280 I have two keys which once upon a time they both started the car and lock and unlock the car now one key doesn’t work at all since I haven’t used it in over six months I had ...
Ralph Roman's user avatar
0 votes
0 answers
160 views

Mercedes P2004 error code

I have 2007 Mercedes s550, It runs without any issues but I can see P2004 error code which says: Intake Manifold Runner control stuck open Bank 1a. A week ago I saw a check engine light on, I plugged ...
Rainmaker's user avatar
  • 101
1 vote
0 answers
81 views

Is damage caused to an engine by a Spark Plug an " external influence"? [closed]

My knowledge of engines is poor. How do I continue the fight for a warranty claim? Merc C180 Year Model: 2019 Mileage: 42 000km’s Diagnosis: • Vehicle misfiring usually indicates a fuel / ...
Anthony's user avatar
  • 111
0 votes
0 answers
74 views

I wanted to change my ecu, will buy used ecu and reprogram on my mercedes c180 w205

I wanted to change my ecu, will buy used ecu and reprogram on my mercedes c180 w205 is that possible? How do I go about it
Alonso Dunit's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
66 views

Can issue with P0736 error code produce EM Interference?

I have had an issue with a car where phone GPS doesn't work inside the vehicle. I have just connected my OBD2 diagnostics tool and ran it. I got back 3 issues: P0736 ME - Motor electronics: ...
pnizzle's user avatar
  • 177
1 vote
0 answers
149 views

Cabin fan stops working after car is parked in sun

I have a W204 Mercedes where the cabin fan (fan for heater, and aircon) recently started to not work in specific situations. In the morning when engine and everything are cold, the fan blows fine, at ...
pnizzle's user avatar
  • 177
0 votes
0 answers
112 views

Mercedes B180: engine warning light is on, probably dodgy cable?

I have a Mercedes B180 Diesel, from 2013/2014. The little 'engine warning light' came on, I took it to a garage, where they said it was a faulty oil pressure sensor, so they changed that. The light ...
j4nd3r53n's user avatar
  • 123
1 vote
0 answers
40 views

Instrument panel display broken, cheapest way to access information?

The LCD panel of my Mercedes Benz A140 recently broke down and is impossible to read now: Since this is such an old car, I don't want to spend money on expensive repairs, e.g. sending the instrument ...
user35915's user avatar
  • 111
0 votes
0 answers
278 views

ML 350 has 1 second strange noise right after cold start

I have Mercedes ML350 (2011) and this winter I noticed that it started making weird noise right after cold start, I'm almost sure that this isn't timing chain (I know how broken timing chain sounds). ...
Arkadi's user avatar
  • 101
0 votes
1 answer
113 views

Mercedes-Benz battery charge warning light

I have a Mercedes-Benz model 2004 with V-6 petrol engine E320. On the dash-board a battery mark you can watch always unless you push the botton on steering wheel will disappear. And battery still ok , ...
Liam's user avatar
  • 3
1 vote
0 answers
406 views

Stuck flap inside gas filler pipe preventing nozzle insertion

I just bought a Mercedes-Benz C 180 kompressor, year 2004. I tried to refuel it, but there's a stuck metal flap making it impossible to insert the filler nozzle. I'm sure that the nozzle should fit, ...
lkrv's user avatar
  • 11
1 vote
2 answers
2k views

I am looking for cylinder head bolt tightening torque specs for a Benz OM651

I am currently working on a Benz Vito bus engine and cannot find the engine tightening torques. I have search all over the web for this information with no luck. Thanks in advanced.
Nic's user avatar
  • 111
0 votes
1 answer
376 views

Mercedes W126 vibrates at speeds over 120 km/h

all I am at my wits' (and budget's) end My recently acquired Mercedes W126 has a vibration which stats at ±120km/h. It is dependent only on the driving speed, whether in-gear or coasting, under power ...
PlaneCrazy's user avatar
2 votes
2 answers
1k views

Stranger's remote has the ability to unlock my car

I have a 2014 Mercedes GL350. When I get up some mornings, the windows are down, sunroof open along with back door hatch. Someone's remote has the ability to unlock my car. How can I change my key ...
Linda Auten's user avatar
0 votes
2 answers
2k views

Low LTFT, high STFT

Disclaimer: I am a novice, so I possibly have made many errors during the process. I have a Mercedes-Benz A Class w168 (2001). It has a problem that sometimes, when running low RPMs it shuts down (...
milo5b's user avatar
  • 101
0 votes
1 answer
1k views

Cool Ventilated and heated seats, can both options be used at once?

In our S 350, both can be turned 'on' at the same time in the front and rear seats. Now is it that going to mess up the fan motor?
Lawyer Aidroos's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
49 views

Car won't start when it's a little cold outside

I have a Mercedes A140 (2001) and the engine won't crank if the battery is "cold" - around 10 Celsius. Yes, the car starts just fine after I've heated the battery indoors. I've tried other ...
SomethingCool's user avatar
0 votes
1 answer
86 views

MB 320 CDi L, can we use Idemitsu 0W20?

At the dealership they recommended 0W30 from Idemitsu Kosan. I have cartons of 0W20 which I use on our other Honda cars. I’ve never tried it on our S Class, what damage if any will be caused to this ...
Lawyer Aidroos's user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
506 views

LCD display light on 2005 Mercedes Viano fail

I have a 2005 Mercedes Benz Viano. It has an instrument panel (speedo, rev counter, etc) with a small orange LCD display. It looks a bit like this: Sometimes, after about an hour's driving, the ...
Jim's user avatar
  • 123
1 vote
1 answer
687 views

Correct PSI for aftermarket tires on aftermarket wheels?

I drive a 2017 Mercedes GLC 43 AMG. After replacing the original tires (staggered) with new wheels and tires of a different size, I have been unable to get an answer to the question of the correct ...
ttv113's user avatar
  • 11
0 votes
0 answers
189 views

Vehicle wont start because ignition system thinks vehicle is not in park (Mercedes benz GL 320 bluetech, 2009 model)

My dad owns a Mercedes Benz GL320 bluetech bought in 2009. Vehicle was shipped to Ghana upon purchase for his personal use. Over the past 3 months, a problem has creeped up which seems to be beyond ...
Cerezo's user avatar
  • 101
0 votes
0 answers
724 views

How do I apply silicone to an exhaust manifold?

I’m going to be removing the exhaust manifold as I’m going to be removing the cylinder head. When putting the exhaust manifold back on how exactly do I put the silicone. Currently there is a metal ...
Junaid's user avatar
  • 101

1
2 3 4 5 6