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    S320 W221 exhaust back pressure sensor

    Ok will do. Many thanks for all your help, top man :) Will update post once fitted.
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    S320 W221 exhaust back pressure sensor

    Yep pretty much same as mines then! I don't suppose you have a part number for it?
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    S320 W221 exhaust back pressure sensor

    Thanks for confirming the idle readings, that definitely helps :) With the sensor disconnected I was getting around 4500mbar??? I'll have a look at the said pin hole but for the minor cost I'll just replace it to eliminate. What kind of issues were you having with your car?
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    S320 W221 exhaust back pressure sensor

    Hey guys, Need some advice - what should the normal values be for the back pressure sensor? I have a S320 cdi w221 model with 137k miles on it. Mines are 970mbar when off Around 2400mbar when idle About 1200-1500mbar when reving around 3k. Do these figures look normal? Symptoms of car - it's...
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    W221 S320 Air Suspension Headache

    Glad to hear it and thanks for the insightful advice regarding fitting. Will pass onto my mechanic once I get the pump next week. Hows your car running otherwise? Mines is turning into a money pit these days
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    W221 S320 Air Suspension Headache

    Hey all, I've recently had a spate of issues with my beloved S320 CDI with most recent being the air compressor being knackered. Symptoms were I'd get the malfunction warning now and again with now the front end being on the deck, rear seems to be fine though. I ran my iCarsoft on it which...
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    S320 w221 O2 sensor location

    Hi, my w221 has been running a little rough and I get a bit of smoke now and again when I put the foot down. I scanned codes using my icarsoft and have the bank 1 sensor 1 coming up, can someone point me to the location of this plz? Also any DIY for this and is it a difficult job? Thanks.
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    W221 S-Class Whooshing Sound

    I managed to get this sorted ;) There appeared to be a loose (intake? not sure what it's called) pipe near the turbo. Once I pushed this firmly in, the noise disappeared as far as I can tell so far. Now to get the codes read and sort the electrical gremlins in the car....
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    Carsoft i980 and w204 ABS/ESP problems

    I was thinking of buying one for my S-class so interesting reading your experiences of using this tool. May hold back and get a Star unit instead.
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    W221 S-Class Whooshing Sound

    I'm thinking the same so think I need a 2nd opinion, which pipe was split on your car?
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    W221 S-Class Whooshing Sound

    Sorry yes I meant as I'm accelerating from standstill or when overtaking. My initial thoughts were turbo (God forbid!) but as the performance of the car is fine with no lag or anything I'm assuming the turbo is fine? Having said that I do see the odd white smoke from the exhaust which may or may...
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    W221 S-Class Whooshing Sound

    Haha that has a more authoritative tone to it...
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    Mercedes Car Specialists, Glasgow

    I've used the guys in Ibrox and had bad experience with them :( Anyone used MB Jarvie on the south side or Deutschtek in Charing Cross?
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    W221 S-Class Whooshing Sound

    Hi, I've recently noticed a loud whooshing sound coming from the left hand side of the engine bay when accelerating around 3000 revs. The car pulls fine and no issues with performance but the sound is rather concerning. I looked around the forums and seen the intercooler pipe as being a...
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    W221 Power Glitches

    I managed to get the battery tested by a local Kwik-Fit who confirmed the starter battery is faulty. It's not holding a charge and on it's last legs. Looking for a replacement now so will report back once changed to confirm it all sorted. Thanks for all your help :)
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