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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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(2003 Mercedes SLK230 Kompressor) Disarm the Alarm without Key Fob

I'm writing because my key fob stopped working, this is distressing because the last time my fob stopped working and I opened my door with my key alone, the alarm went off. The entire time this last ...
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Mercedes veto Exhaust

Just got a new exhaust fitted, the part that goes from the front wheel area all the way to the back. And NOW there is a smell of exhaust fumes in the veacle, that seams to be coming from the vents. ...
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How to remove engine cooling fan from a W169 Mercedes A-Class

How do you remove engine cooling fan from A-Class Mercedes W169?
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What is wrong with the front 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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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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How do I determine the spark plug gap for a 1999 Mercedes E320 4matic Sedan?

I've been looking all over trying to see if there is any information but I haven't found it. I'm about to replace the spark plugs, but I need to know the correct gap. I purchased NGK 4696 Iridium ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Om mercedes 364 turbo diesel fuel line question

Hello I'm busy with a conversion on a om 364 Turbo mercedes Benz diesel engine. I am battling to find a diagram for the fuel lines and which is the push and return fuel lines on this motor and where ...
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Mercedes Axor wiring diagram

How can I find the wiring diagram for a mercedes axor truck? Specifically im looking for the wiring for the instrument panel. Can anyone help? Thanks
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2005 e280 Mercedes OE parts and auxiliary circuits

I would like to find out what radio came in my Mercedes E280 sports when it was new and if it has heated seats. It's a 2005. [The] fellow I got car off took radio out and I think [the buttons] were ...
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bleed fuel system mercedes 364 engine

Following an engine rebuild, do I need to bleed at the injectors once fuel is at the filter? If so, how is this done?
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2006 Mercedes E350 4matic , v6 engine

Drove kids to school , stop to get ha and made it home then was about to leave back out and the car started to drive sluggish as if it didn't want to do . I proceeded to pull over at a gas station and ...
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1993 Mercedes 300e should there be movement in my power streering pulley?

Been hearing a sound coming from the car. I thought maybe water pump as I had changed it once before. What happens is when I start car it begins to smoke up front and I hear a scheeking sound. I tried ...
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brake pedal staying down. Then ok after a few days being stood

I have a Mercedes C200 and the other day the brake pedal stayed down while I was driving. It did come back up a little as I carried on home. I haven't driven the car for a day or so. then this morning ...
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Odd wiper problem on Mercedes E320 W211 - diagnostic message 'Communication with componentM6/1 wiper motor interrupted'

I have a strange issue with my wipers on my Mercedes E320 W211, they seem to have a mind of their own. No matter what I set the stalk to: off, intermittent 1, 2, on low speed or on high speed I get ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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 "...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Where is my Bosal Oris detachable Tow bar hidden in my Mercedes ml500 2005?

There is a inner panel on the rear right side of the car where the jack and triangle is stored but the detachable ball is wedged into polystyrene and i cant seem to pry it out. Are there any clips or ...
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How do I program a new key for 2000 Mercedes-Benz c230 kompressor?

A friend of mine gave me a 2000 Mercedes-Benz c230 compressor. The car has been sitting for three years without running, so it lost programed to the original key. I called a certified locksmith to ...
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1998 Mercedes ML320 - Too many keys?

I recently bought a Mercedes it only had one key I went to order another key and the dealer told me six have already been made I cannot make an additional key sounds crazy but what would I do to have ...
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2009 C300 not starting

OK, my car is not starting as of yesterday. Today I installed new battery (was 6 years old) hopping that this will fix it, clean-up all connection with wire brush. This is what happens I will unlock ...
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mercedes benz 308D precombustion chamber is leaking compression after tightenning. is there any thing I can use to colse the remaing air pockets

after tightening in the lock cap of the precombustion chamber compression still find its way out, we cant remove the cap out as we are afraid it will come out together with the threads as it has ...
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Aftermarket radio problem

I self-installed a Kenwood DNX4230BT Headunit into a 2003 Mercedes clk with stock factory speakers. Before I installed the Kenwood the audio was crystal clear and perfect with the wold merc Headunit, ...
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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 ...
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