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

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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 ...
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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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Disable "divert attention" warning in MB?

I have a 2013 Mercedes S550 and whenever it starts the screen has a big warning that says "Caution: Using COMAND may not divert your attention away from road and traffic" or something like that. The ...
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Reprogram MB key fob

I have a new key fob for a 2012 MB E-class that I bought from MB for a spare. I am looking to purchase a 2012 MB CL550. Can I get the fob reprogrammed to the CL550?
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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Mercedes Benz W203 C-Class C220 CDI whining noise

I have my W203 (Automatic Transmission 722.6) that is killing me with this whining noise when i let the release the gas pedal and the sound change intensity depending on the speed. It starts when ...
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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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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 ...
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Repairing broken power steering pump mounts

I replaced the power steering pump in my Mercedes and after Two days the mounts which are attached to what looks like the engine broke off. Not the mounts on the pump. What is the best way to fix ...
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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 ...
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Mercedes C200W203 No click at ignition and hesitates

ok I have 2 problems at moment with my car not sure if they are related at all: When I turn the key in ignition car wont start - no clicking noise and the engine does not turn over. However I can get ...
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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 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 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 ...
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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 / ...
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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
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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: ...
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Mercedes C250- Eco mode not working

i have a C250, W204, 2011 model, and i noticed that the ECO mode is not working anymore. When i turn the car on, the ECO button light is green and the ECO sign appears in the cluster. After 1-2 min, ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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). ...
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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 , ...
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Temporary power loss on 2006 Smart ForFour

This morning (sunny weather, ~8 °C) I parked my Smart ForFour 1.1 (first generation, made in 2007, ~43000 km), left it there for ~20 minutes, then, when I started it again, it had the "motor check" ...
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Does repeated turning on/off Xenon HID headlights harm them?

I've got Xenon headlights and my car has a feature which automatically turns the headlights on at night. Currently I'm hesitant to use the auto-on feature because the headlights turn on when I start ...
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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, ...
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How To Unlock Mercedes Key Fob Transducer

I have a 2011 Sprinter. It came with only one key. I bought a used Fob with a bank key. Got the key cut, now I'm trying to find out how to unlock the transponder and get it programed into my van. I ...
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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 ...
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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.
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Car with EGR and without catalyst

TL;DR Mercedes 250 diesel 12/1995 Rode 350.000km always in low revs Feels clogged, low power Disabled EGR, empty catalyst Questions: How to restore power to the engine Should an EGR be active ...
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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 ...
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2008 MB C300 Will not start

My MB C300 will not start. I put the key in and turn it but nothing happens. The radio and internal lights do come on but not the car. The steering wheel is locked and can't put it on Neutral either (...
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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 (...
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Jump-starting high-amperage diesel engine with a car with a smaller battery

I have a 1985 Mercedes 300d, with a battery with a cold-crank rating of 1000 amps. The battery is pretty much dead (and pretty much new). So far, I haven't been able to jump-start it with another car ...
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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 it that going to mess up the motor?
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'83 Mercedes 300D will not start when warm

The car runs great when first started, great pickup, etc. However, if I stop and shut off the engine, it will not start back up. At times I can pump the accelerator 5 or 6 times and then it will start ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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How to remove driver's side front door handle on a Mercedes Benz 2007 A-class W169?

I am stuck trying to remove the door lock barrel from the inner mounted door module on the driver's side front door of my Mercedes Benz 2007 A-class W169. I have undone the Torx T15 screw from the ...
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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 ...
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Mercedes start/stop system doesn't always kick in

We're the (humbled) owners of a 2011 Class B Mercedes with an inbuilt ECO start/stop system. As far as I understand this is how it's supposed to work: Gear in neutral. Press the brake pedal all the ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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is it possible to get a remote for 99 ml430 mercedes

i have a 99 ml430 mercedes recently purchased, only 1 key avail the valet key, after talking to many locksmiths and dealers in area [richmond,va]unable to get a remote for vehicle, found a new remote ...
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2012 Mercedes c250

Hello I have a Mercedes c250 2012 and I am currently hearing ticking noises I’m not to sure where it’s coming from but when I put my window down you can hear it and I can only hear it when I ...
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Mercedes camper van dimensions

Would anyone know if this is a full size van? I am curious if it would fit in my garage or not... I have a normal 2 car/stall garage. A minivan would fit no problem... https://www.motortrend.com/news/...

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