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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 ...
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Too much oil in engine [closed]

If I've accidentally poured more oil than necessary, how much would a job to fix this error usually cost?
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Left with a piece after changing the tire [PICTURE]

Someone put replace the front left tire with the spare one and left this outside :O What is this? It seems worn out a bit. Should I worry? Car: Mercedes 09 ML350
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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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Rearlights and terminology

I'm a non-mechanic that's recently gotten hold of a second-hand rearlight for the Mercedes A-Class (W176), and I'm trying to make sense of the terminology I'm coming across in an attempt to determine ...
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Merc C220d misfire at revs above 2000 rpm

Ok I need help. My merc C220d w203 is having a proble it feels and looks like a misfire. It happen constant when I rev above 2000rpm to 3000rpm. Once the engine drops back to idle it take it from 5 ...
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Who to hire to attach a weather seal?

I'm a decent shadetree mechanic but I think I've been defeated by a particularly tricky weather seal. I've destroyed two seals trying to put it on myself. What type of specialist should I go to for ...
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CLK320 ac problem

my 1999 CLK320 has a problem with the ac compressor. Car runs well but the AC cuts out after being on for about 5 to 10 minutes. if the ac is then turned off for a few minutes it will come on again ...
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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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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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Why do automakers use "Blue" to refer to eco features?

This one has me puzzled. Automakers seem to use "Blue" to refer to eco stuff when it comes to our cars. For example, my VW Golf R (not exactly an eco-wagon) has a "Blue Trainer" which teaches you how ...
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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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How to insert plastic ring bushing

I am trying to replace a plastic bushing and I can't figure out how to get it in. There must be some trick to it. See photos below.
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Where do I store spare tire?

I have a 2003 Mercedes-Benz C230k coupe, and I'm not sure where the spare goes or how to fit it Where do I store the spare tire on my 2003 Mercedes-Benz C230k coupe?
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Steps to find the current firmware verison of Mercedes Command

I want to know what firmware is currently running on my '14 E350 Mercedes Command and Navigation. How and where to navigate to get that information? Thanks.
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IAT reporting below zero temp on MB w168

I have a first version MB w168. This car has the MAFs/IATs soldered to the ECU. You can't replace those without replacing the whole ECU. Anyway I have an obd scanner which works with this car and I ...
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How to disassemble Pierburg electric fuel pump

I've recently replaced my fuel pump on my W202. The one I replaced seems to be the one that was installed in the factory as it has the MB logo and is made by Pierburg. The new one is from Bosch. In ...
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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 B200 ABS+ESP+Tire Pressure lights after simple repair

Description of the issue at hand I just took my car to a mechanic (non-Mercedes specialist) that replaced both front wheel bearings. Other than that, no other repair was made. Other than the bearings ...
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Merc C class 2.2 CDI W203 tire skipping

So i have a problem with my car for some reason when turning sharp (>= 90 deg) turns my front tires seem to skip out with a rubbery pong sound like the tires bouncing back along the road surface. ...
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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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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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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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2006 Mercedes CLK350 - Oil / coolant leak, or a mechanics mistake?

Can you help me with this challenge. I noticed oil in my CLK 350 coolant just a week after an oil change. How do I determine if there's a leak somewhere or the oil change guys erroneously poured oil ...
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2012 Mercedes ML350BT Shutsdown Randomly While Driving

An acquaintance has asked for help with this issue. The dealership says the vehicle is fine, but the acquaintance has had the vehicle shutdown on her more than once, while driving. Usually while ...
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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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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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Which is the offside link arm on my suspension?

In the last service on my 2010 Mercedes E-Class Cabriolet, the mechanic noted "offside link arm ball joint and nuts worn (Facing upward)". I may replace it myself, but I'm not certain which arm they'...
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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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Service Mileage and its effects [closed]

I own a Mercedes Benz CLA 200. The service interval is shown as 15K, how much can you stretch this without a problem?
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New ALTERNATOR + BATTERY yet car STILL won't START! :'(

I have a 2001 Mercedes Benz E320. It was running fine and I got a dash warning to "check battery/alternator for low power" and then about a mile later the car died. I have a portable generator so I ...
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Compatible fuel tank 2005 Smart ForFour

I just bought a 2005 Smart ForFour 1.5 CDI (70kw/95hp). Unfortunately the fuel tank is leaking but the previous owner agreed to pay for the repairs. The problem now is that this part is no longer in ...
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1994 Mercedes-Benz C 180 (W202) won't start

Background My 1994 Mercedes-Benz C 180 (W202) won't start. We are in a very cold winter, but even one month ago, it was not that cold. Under the rear view mirror, there are two small lights: one ...
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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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Mercedes 2002 E320 cranks but won't start, has new battery [closed]

Had my headlight changed by my ex, now the car wouldn't start. Took the battery in and replaced it. Got the battery put in. Now it cranks but doesn't start. Hoping it something simple like my alarm ...
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