Recent content by David J

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    What Bulbs ?

    Thanks Mr Filipov. most sites only return Halogen bulbs when I type in my reg but some detective work leads me to believe Im looking for D3S.
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    What Bulbs ?

    Hi all over the place and cant get a final answer on what bulbs I need - 2014 CLA with Xenons - one has turned orangy pink.
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    2014 CLA - DPF and Running Temp

    Got my car back today, chap who worked on it was away at MOT station when I went to collect but left word that the fix was software related, something needed reset on the ECU. Does this sound about right ? Could that have been as a result of the thermostat being gubbed and not initiating the...
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    2014 CLA - DPF and Running Temp

    Ok time for an update so that my symptoms and hopefully resolution may help others. So car went in for the thermostat change on saturday, that sorted my running temps the car gets up to 80-90 degrees and stays there now. However less than an hour later EML with codes P2459 and P2463, cleared...
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    2014 CLA - DPF and Running Temp

    'My man at the garage' is trying to get a thermostat today and will fit this afternoon if he can get one - local Merc dealers have zero stock so trying to source an aftermarket - will keep you all updated.
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    2014 CLA - DPF and Running Temp

    Thanks ph47mf , Im heading Glasgow to Manchester tomorrow so will sit in sport mode - also asked my trusted mechanic of he can do a thermostat change for me this saturday
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    2014 CLA - DPF and Running Temp

    Car dives fine - all I do is clear the codes and carry on but its getting annoying - I think I will do the thermostat and go from there.
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    2014 CLA - DPF and Running Temp

    Ok heres the story. 2014 CLA , C200 Cdi. EML came on all codes point to DPF. I have read that the regeneration will only happen once the engine reaches temp 87.1 degrees, however my car NEVER and I mean NEVER gets to that. Stuck in stop start traffic for over an hour it will occasionally reach...
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    USB Comand Woes

    Right here goes, 2014 CLA with Comand 20. Had a 4GB USB in the centre console slot and thought ID upgrade and refresh my playlist. I read that it can handle a 32Gb stick formatted to FAT32. So off I go and convert 80 of my finest CD's to MP3 - took hours and hours and hours. Then found an App...
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    W204 Dash Images

    I never get the image of the front, only the side. Maybe its a software update or something ?
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    W204 Dash Images

    Firstly apologies if this has been done to earth. Recently got a 2012 W204. When I start the car the dash displays a picture of the side of a C class and 3 torsos. Ive researched this today and discovered that this relates to the rear seat belts not in use, can this be turned off ? Secondly Ive...
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    CLS W219 Rear Light Issue

    Aaaaaaaarrrrrggggghhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh
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    CLS W219 Rear Light Issue

    Have I bought the wrong part ???
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    CLS W219 Rear Light Issue

    Ill do a How To when it arrives - its already been dispatched. IMG_0302 by David Jamieson, on Flickr
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    CLS W219 Rear Light Issue

    Item number 262324167985 Typo on part number A219 820 01 11 This may be useful for people in the future :-)
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