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    Lumpy tick over petrol smell

    OK, had merc mechanic out, replaced this hose within 20 minutes. Nice little split A 271 018 04 82
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    Bleeding System

    I guess i need to measure my cap see if it is Ø42mm cap then order one, looks much easier, sure the wife would prefer one rather than me shouting at her
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    Bleeding System

    Or can you still do old fashion way tube and jar with the abs system?
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    Bleeding System

    Could you advise if this would fit a Merc C180K W203 2003/4 brake system Sealey Brake & Clutch Bleeding System VS820 with Ø42mm cap Thanks
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    Lumpy tick over petrol smell

    Just tried a slightly better diagnostics (not star)Hopefully get that this week showing P201c-001 P0172 2029-001 201b-001 But after cleaning the connector to Mass air flow sensor yesterday, it just feels better and i,m sure the petrol smell has gone Could it be just a dirty connector...
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    Lumpy tick over petrol smell

    i will do if it comes back, gave it a blast out tonight and no warning lights coming back as yet.
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    Lumpy tick over petrol smell

    Interesting, reset codes, warning lights off and it is running at higher rev(normal) and not lumpy.( when i say lumpy i mean ticking over about 600rpm and not really smooth) Need to give it a run out see if light comes back when warmed up
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    Lumpy tick over petrol smell

    Well, not sure as i have bottled it at the moment reading about that clip down the back, the rest of process looks simple enough but think i need one of these to proceed. I did change all my brake pads though ;-)
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    Lumpy tick over petrol smell

    Bought a cheap diagnostic tool gave me P0102 maf P0172 maf P0301 Random/Multiple Cylinder Misfire Detected cyl1 P0303 Random/Multiple Cylinder Misfire Detected cyl3 P0304 Random/Multiple Cylinder Misfire Detected cyl4 P0362 coil Some may be old as had plugs etc changed 6 mths ago is it worth...
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    Brake System

    Looking to buy new pads front/rear, just about to order when i noticed some were for a Lucas System, Some for Brembo, I,m assuming the disc size is the determining factor? Looking on another site it says There are 3 options fitted to this vehicle. 330mm DISC 2 piston , 345mm DISC 4 piston ...
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    mass air flow sensor (MAF) confused

    Yes in UK one of these Draper 89793 Expert 230mm Flexible Ratchet Hose Clamp Pliers
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    2004 180k Mass airflow

    Runs OK if i disconnect sensor. Would you happen to know what that $12 pipe under air box is called or part number please. I,ll get one ordered just incase I think on us sites it has A 271 018 12 82 but not finding that in UK
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    mass air flow sensor (MAF) confused

    It's interesting that in this video from 6:02 to 6:32 he is saying don't need to remove bottom one. Can top one not be removed?
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    mass air flow sensor (MAF) confused

    Thanks, not sure i fancy that pressure hose clamp, i can see it but looks a pig. Apart from that looks fairly straight forward. I just disconnected the sensor run the car and it idled smoothly, so i'm guessing this is a job that needs doing. I don't think i,ll even get my hands down the back of...
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    mass air flow sensor (MAF) confused

    I have looked at numerous images including this but mine looks totally different, is this the MAF on mine? If so can anyone point me to the removal process (to clean) on my particular engine 2003/4 c180 Kompressor
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