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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How can I determine if mbrace is installed in car?

I bought a 2012 Mercedes S550 secondhand. How can I tell if it has mbrace in it? (this is a vehicle data recording and transmitting system)
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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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Car won't start, not cranking, but everything else works

I have a Mercedes-Benz C220 CDI 2003 model. Last night I wanted to go out, so I started the car. Then I forgot to put it in neutral, because sometimes it won't come out of park. When I switched it out ...
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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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How to replace a missing key to a 2003 Mercedes C230?

I am missing the key that goes inside of the (key)fob to a 2003 Mercedes C230. My question is: Can I just replace the metal key that is missing, that goes inside of the housing of a (key)fob, or am I ...
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Mercedes E320 where is the starter relay

The ESP says it is malfunctioning. in a 2001 Mercedes e320, will that affect starting and where is the starter relay
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This fell off of my 02 clk430 and have no idea WTF it is

Driving Home, and this randomly fell off of my car, have no idea as to what it is, can anyone help me?
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Do I have to replace brake discs as well as pads?

I'm on my second Mercedes (CLK then C class). I gather that due to the design, where the pads grip slightly inside the edge of the disc, the discs will always become lipped. Whenever the pads have ...
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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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EGR Valve Location on Mercedes Vito W639 109CDI

My Vito fails to rev above 3,000RPM and I suspect the EGR valve may be at fault. My first step is to identify the location of the EGR valve on the manifold. This looks like it may be the EGR valve ...
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Mercedes E350E Country of manufacture

Does anyone know if the E350E made in USA or Germany? I found it very confusing since I've encountered with an GLE500E that has VIN starts with W, which indicates that the car was manufactured in ...
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Can a battery charger damage your car?

I have a 2013 Mercedes SLK that would not start one day due to a dead battery. I called Mercedes Roadside Rescue, they came out and gave me a jump with a battery charger. Right after that I got an ...
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Drug something now key wont turn on my 05 clk320

i was driving down the hiway and a trash can flew off bk of a guys truck like a 12 gallon kitchen on, i ran over it and drug it, i exited off and it came out, i then got bk on the hiway and as i was ...
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Benz automatic transmission almost stalls engine when cold

i have a 1992 Mercedes W140 300se automatic transmission and v6 engine. My issue is that when i start the car in the morning and shift to drive and give it some gas, the engine shudders and feels like ...
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Mercedes C180 (W204) dash symbol

Does anyone know what this symbol means? Could not find it anywhere in the instructions manual or online.
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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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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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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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