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Questions tagged [mercedes-benz]

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

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Battery replacement

I have a 2014 Mercedes Benz 4 matic. I swapped the battery in the front and my car started fine and I also swapped the auxiliary battery in the back and now the car won't do anything. It won't start. ...
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2012 MB GL450(w164) PDC not working and looking for PDC controller location

Thanks in advance. Issue: Bought 2012 MB GL450 but PDC is not working(Lights on but no detection nor warning as toward to front or rear objects). The dealer said that both the front and rear bumper ...
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Problems after changing turbo

Im desperate for some help. I recently had my turbo changed on my Mercedes C200 diesel after the shaft broke. After the change I have had a problem that will not go away. It occasionaly over and ...
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Owners manual has a different year than model year of car?

I have a Mercedes built in March of 2012 according to the door sticker. The VIN comes out as 2012 as well. However the 2012 edition of the owners manual is not my model and has older features. The ...
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How do you quiz the electronics of a Mercedes?

I am planning to inspect a 2012 Mercedes S550 for possible purchase. How do I interrogate the electronic system of the car to get information about things that currently may not be working, or about ...
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Should I Replace The Alternator or Try Something Else First?

I have a 2012 Mercedes Sprinter 2500. I had a no start morning a couple times in the last few weeks and finally the battery would hold no charge. I took it in and was told it came back as need to ...
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When i step on the throttle, nothing happens, then after a second the car goes

My car is a 1992 Benz 300SE W140 Automatic Transmission, whenever i start the car and put it on D, when i step on the throttle nothing happens (the engine rpm does not increase) then after 1 second it ...
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Mercedes M1 broken into but no physical damage. Multiple times

My Mercedes M1 (2012) was broken into last night, however they did not steal the car, and there was no physical damage to the doors or the window frame. All of the windows where up and the car was ...
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Indentify Mercedes Benz AMG C 63 S Coupe year model

Watching this picture how can be determined what year's model is this Mercedes Benz AMG C 63 S Coupe? What are the specific details that can be seen in it in order to identify it? For what I've seen ...
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My mercedes 2012 not crank ( don’t start engine )

My mercedes 2012 if i leave it for 30 minute and when i try to start the engine, it not start and bettery is okay and dashboard lights are okay and head lights are okay. So what is the problem?!
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mercedes 220cdi drive belt tensioner noise

I get a noise from what i think is the drive belt tensioner on my 220cdi only when i cold strating in the whinter, I changed 2 diferent tensioners and nothing. The noise is only there if i put the ...
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Marcedes Benz E 550

My 2012 Mercedes Benz E550 is not starting from cold weather it is -30 c . gave it a boost but still nothing moving . what should I do ?
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remote access key for mercedes clk320 2003 not working after rest

My remote access to unlock the car is not working if i park the car for about 2 hours, RF and infrared both stop working in 2 different remotes with new batteries. Tried the change the RF antenna and ...
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diesel particulate filter regeneration

How do you start the regeneration process to clean a clogging diesel particulate filter and can it be done while driving vehicle ? I heard you need a special scan tool to initiate it. The vehicle is a ...
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Over filled oil 2014 Mercedes Sprinter diesel with the high oil light on for say 20 miles?

What is the danger of driving a 2014 Mercedes Sprinter diesel with the HI oil light on for say 20 miles after an oil change added approximately 1quart too much?
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Key fob stopped working

I have a 2010 Mercedes GLK 350, and my key fob has stopped working. I cannot lock or unlock doors nor start car. Today at several different stops the car would not lock right away after stopping -- ...
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Mercedes - What is this type of fuse?

The fuse in the picture seems to have a grounding cable: What is it called and can I purchase from other than Mercedes retail e.g. eBay? Note: I know it is housing a standard 15A fuse, but can I ...
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My 2001 s430 will only start after I disconnect the negative battery cable

My 2001 mercedes stopped starting, the key fob would start the car intermittently then stopped working except locking and unlocking doors I thought it was the batteries but I changed them. I have to ...
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mercedes s350 automatic transmission (722.906 ) is cutting out

i recently diy changed the transmission oil & filter and all shifting solenoids(re-manufactured) in my 722.9 box in an 06 S350 after it just started slipping and the obd scanner showed faulty ...
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Loud popping from back seat doors alternating left to right in 2001 Mercedes ml320

While driving heard what sounded like something maybe in back seat hitting passenger door. It then made a pretty loud pop or bang. Then noise moved to drivers side. Then back to passenger. Stopped for ...
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1991 Mercedes 190E fails to start if it's been parked for at least 1-2 hours but less than 1 day

I have a 1991 Mercedes 190E (gasoline, not diesel), and while it's still a reliable car, it has a strange problem with starting the engine that left most people I asked puzzled (including mechanics), ...
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Slk 200: Remove A-pillar to hide microphone

I bought a new car radio with a cable connected microphone. Now I need to hide the cable in the A-pillar and then connect it to the behind of the radio. Does anyone know how to remove the A-pillar ...
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2005 C200 Kompressor steering lock

My 2005 C200 Kompressor's steering wheel is locked and I can't turn the key; the remote opens the doors but the dashboard lights switch off in about five seconds. The battery's voltage is 12.22 now ...
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2000 mercedes e320

My car keeps shutting down after 10 Mins driving 20 to 30 min of sit time and were on the road again. Temp gauge reads hot but engines not hot nor is the coolant.the fan works if I hookup to a battery ...
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Downsides to leaving ignition on without engine running (diesel)?

I have a camper (motor-caravan) which can get really hot on a sunny day. Opening the doors allows flies and other insects in, and running the engine produces noise and exhaust fumes which are ...
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The gas pedal stops responding after a problem with car heat

So the other day I noticed the car was getting hot and I knew it the coolant needed to be refilled. But the coolant cap was stuck so I thought I would just finish my errands and then take it to the ...
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Mercedes-Benz W203 C220 CDI doesn't accelerates as it should

First of all, sorry for my English. I have a Mercedes W203 C220 CDI (first model 2001) and when I run the car in the morning or when I get back from work in the afternoon (after a few hours without ...
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W123 200e stromberg engine shuts off and i have to wait at least an hour to turn on the car

I have a w123 200e with a stromberg carburetor, auto gear, petrol Whenever i start the car, as the engine gets warmer, the car shuts off, and i need to wait like around 30 mins to an hour for it to be ...
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Help me diagnose my lack of power & lean condition

I have a 2000 Mercedes CLK 320 with the M112 V6 engine at 125 000 kms. The car has rough unsteady idle and is lacking a lot of its power - to illustrate, 0-100 km/h takes exactly 10 seconds, while ...
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Engine light on after driving through deep water

Turned a corner and hit a rather deep puddle, was sure I wouldn’t make it through, but I did. A car ahead of me had just been towed out after it completely died in the water (so I’m hoping I’ve been ...
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Where can i find the serial number on engine for a Mercedes-Benz OM651?

As the title says, I would like to know where I could find the serial number (or VIN) on the engine on a Mercedes-Benz C-Class C220 CDI W204 from 2012. The engine is the OM651. I am looking for it as ...
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Anomalies with the forn headlights on a Mercedes Benz C-Class

a friend of mine is selling a Mercedes-Benz C200 CDI W204 facelift from 2012(with those fancy ILS headlights). The car is very cheap compared to others on the market because it has been in a crash on ...
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W204 C180 Manifold absolute pressure sensor

I am trying to install a RaceChip unit in my car. I need to find the Manifold absolute pressure sensor. I am aware that it’s near the air box, but I can’t find it. Here is where it should be: Here ...
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Mercedes engine sump replacement

Have a Mercedes R class that needs the engine oil sump replaced, I have the parts, would anyone know either the best way to go about such a repair or know of someone capable. Mercedes price was ...
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My C300 2009 will not start. Please help

I have a 2009 C-300. Last week went for regular A service, they also changed FLEX DISC for $440, saying it was cracked. This morning car wont start. I will have to tow it to dealership next week. My ...
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2003 SLK 230 remote key fob faulty

I tried Mercedes Benz Loughton and Enfield to get me another key as thought I lost it but they said it's no longer available. So I found it and the locksmith re soldered the circuit and chips just in ...
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Car won't start without disconnecting both battery posts

I have a 2001 Mercedes E430. I'm having problems getting it to start. Usually, I have to get a boost to get it to start. But I just discovered that disconnecting the battery completely gets it to ...
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A180 diesel doesn't start, pops open diesel cap instead

When I try to start my diesel Mercedes A180 it doesn't start and the diesel cap opens instead! When I turn the key, sometimes it makes the starting noise (but then stops). At other times it doesn't ...
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Mercedes ML320 fuel pump stops after 3-4 seconds

The fuel pump in my 98 Mercedes ML 320 died last summer. I replaced it then, but now it's having issues. When I turn the key slowly, I can hear the pump kick in, but when the starter kicks in it ...
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my car not start in weather cold Mercedes a160 classic

My car is not running this situation from a while ago when the weather was cold I tried to change the battery but it did not work when I turn the key to the activation of the sound of nothing but the ...
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Why does Actors truck has oil in the radiator?

Actros V6 engine. There is engine oil in the radiator, but no water in engine oil. I have replaced the oil cooler, but the oil is there again. Then I changed the head gaskets and check the head, but ...
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What is difference between Mercedes C (W203) C180, C200, C230 1800 cm3 engines?

What is difference between Mercedes W203 M271E20 (C180) M271E18ML (C200) M271E18ML (C230) engines? Is there any mechanical difference between this engines?
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Where can I find part number for OEM replacement wiper blades or inserts for Mercedes?

I'd like to replace the windshield wiper blades (or better yet just the inserts) on the original Mercedes C-300 2014 with VIN Beginning WDDGF8AB5ER.... I used Amazon garage to find ones that ...
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Safe way to install infotainment box

I am installing a video interface box into my Mercedes, this enables me to add support for a reversing camera feed. I have positioned the video interface box behind the infotainment screen like so: ...
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Mercedes - What type of connector is this?

I need to buy a new connector for the light in the boot of my Mercedes C180 W204. However I have been unable to find out what the name of this connector is and where I can purchase it. Does anyone ...
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Is there any benefit in installing a genuine auxiliary battery for my car?

The car in question is 2014 Mercedes E300 Hybrid (W212). It has an Auxiliary battery in the trunk next to the main battery and I am getting an auxiliary battery malfunction on the dashboard. After ...
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Replacing an alternator on Mercedes B200 CDI - voltage regulation?

My mechanic said, that an alternator on my Mercedes B200 (W245, diesel, 2008, 1993 cc) needs to be replaced (because of red battery sign, that is shown and beeps from time to time). My original ...
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Can I switch my electronic ignition to one which uses a key?

I have 2007 Mercedes C230 the ignition system is broken, not the key or FOB. The repair quote is $1400 to fix that one problem. I need brakes and a few other things as well. Looking at Kelly Blue book ...
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Maximum allowed oil burning of Mercedes W203

I have a Mercedes W203 180 Kompressor car. My question is what is the maximum allowed oil burning of this car per 1000km?
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Dirty tank or bad fuel pump

I have 2000 c240. I've been struggling with starting problem for the last 5 days. The story began when I couldn't start the car after driving for 5 minutes. I turned on and off 4-5 times after which ...