W220 S320cdi 2005 On December 24th 2013 my Alternator dies and is replaced a week later by a recommended Indie..This week the radio was struggling to lock onto good signal then speaker crackled and no sound so i turned Command off..next day turned key and waited for Glow plug light to go...
Quick update..took vehicle to local indie Wayne Gates in Harrow..service exchange Alternator required..like to say Terry was very helpful and returned my calls over the Christmas time..price was good and an indie to recommend..thanks to all for your replys
Had a good look around..not a lot of room to even see the Alternator let alone try to pull Regulator Brushes out..seems lots of aux parts need to be removed to actually gain access to the Alternator mounting bolts.
Thanks for reply Bruce..the roads had some large puddles driving home but I could not hear the belt squeeling..I checked to see if Serpentine belt was still intact but the rain and wind stopped me looking further
Driving home in my 2005 W220 CDI this evening my dash lit up with Battery charge warning visit workshop..my xmas wish is I hope a Bosch Regulator Brush kit will be a quick fix to my problem or could it be a water cooled Alternator and more cash..any ideas guys ?
My house was burgled last Saturday whilst we were out shopping..it appears that considering how the person who carried out this act that I could have been watched and targeted..my question is does owning a Merc attract the wrong type of attension to yourself and property ?
I was seriously...
There have been no upgrades or mods carried out..a friend who works for BMW recommends looking at convenience/body module which is situated under passenger seat..maybe it's a trip to commandonline in Surrey to locate the problem.
W220 S class 2005..as per title..fault occurs when vehicle moving or stationary..it reboots with Merc symbol within one or two seconds of failure without any input from myself..not sure if this problem is linked to other faults I'm now experiencing for example..wing mirrors not folding out when...
2005 S class 320cdi w220..are there any relays or electrical components situated in head lining around rear view mirror area that may explain a loud buzzing noise when ignition is turned on ?
The sun roof motor fitted appears in good working order..any thoughts please ?
how to change the automatic gearbox oil and flush on a 722.6 box
I took my car to PCS last week for Transmission oil change and Brake repairs.
The Transmission does change more smoothly and I now have piece of mind that its been done and more importantly its been done "PROPERLY".
An update on replacing housing.
I puchased a repair kit for £25 off E-Bay comprising of housing and 3 micro switches.
Removal of circuit board from old housing was al little fiddly but exactly as instructions
from poster Donubenz.
On closer inspection of circuit board all of the micro switches...
I did try to buy new housing from local Merc dealer but was told
"you cannot buy this part,only part number shows a complete fob assy"
The video on U-Tube appears not to show circuit board retaining clip being re-fitted ?
Many thanks for all replies.
Sorry not an answer to your question but i have been monitoring airmatic suspension on my recently purchased car.
It appears to be dropping overnight as front lifts when engine is started but im sure i have read somewhere this is normal.
What im wondering is my drive has an incline,would that...