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    Misuse?

    I also have a LR Discovery 2. The top and bottom ball joints on those are a pain in the ass. The first step is to remove the hub carrier that swivels on them then you need to push them out of the housings on the axle casting. The base of the ball joint is an interference fit into the housing...
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    C class 2012 strange abs issue

    Got the abs currently unavailable message. Abs and esp light on. However when I manovred the car last night the lights went out and the message disappeared. The manovre involved a tight turn of the steering wheel. I've parked it up for a week as we are going away. It initially appeared on...
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    Mercedes c180 workshop manual

    Hi Rather than just go to Haynes etc is there a good source of free workshop manuals for the C180 please? Mines a 2012 Thank you
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    Anyone seen any good number plates on cars lately?

    Managed to get my first name, middle 2 initials and first letter of my last name on a bog standard DVLA one. I bought it a while ago but just,put in on the merc HU60 EAS Just typed it in and it came up.
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    Advice regarding Merc C180 Petrol 2012 post by W1ghty

    I'll do the wire blockers. Also I'll likely sort the subframe out. I quite like the stop start so possibly changing out the sprockets and the hydraulic chain tensioner might be a good idea?
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    Advice regarding Merc C180 Petrol 2012 post by W1ghty

    I guess one approach is just to change the chain every 80,000 miles or so. Those who know belt driven engines will know that belts are a lot quieter and can go without warning. So there are recommended intervals For those.
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    Advice regarding Merc C180 Petrol 2012 post by W1ghty

    In fairness, no. I bought it on the basis of value for money. I didn't get it dirt cheap but I like it. FiL spared no expense in the short time he had it. I wasn't particularly after this type of car but it just spoke to me lol I'll look under the bonnet. Edit, I have used a free vin checker...
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    Advice regarding Merc C180 Petrol 2012 post by W1ghty

    Yearly mileage will likely be around 5k. We have 3 other vehicles at the moment, plan to go to 2 or run the 3rd for our daughter when she finally passes her test. Car was a mad buy really. Fil was changing so we were tempted. Paid the trade in price
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    Advice regarding Merc C180 Petrol 2012 post by W1ghty

    Is mine turbocharged?.. Is mine turbocharged?
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    Advice regarding Merc C180 Petrol 2012 post by W1ghty

    Tanks. Guessing I'll need 2 of them. Do they replace existing wiring?
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    Advice regarding Merc C180 Petrol 2012 post by W1ghty

    I'm assuming there is a capillary action issue and an easy fit?
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    Advice regarding Merc C180 Petrol 2012 post by W1ghty

    It's a 271, the problem engine. So what can be done?
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    Advice regarding Merc C180 Petrol 2012 post by W1ghty

    Not sure. It was registered June 2012. So I will need the engine number. The V5 has gone off so I will need the new one unless there is another way I can find out
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    Advice regarding Merc C180 Petrol 2012 post by W1ghty

    When I introduced myself I spoke briefly about my recent purchase. It's a C180 elegance.2012 It is a peach of a car with app 46k on the clock. Looking at trying to avoid the issues I read about here and W1ghty posted some yseful advice here. I would like to ask a few questions please W1ghty...
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    New with Mercedes C180 2012

    Thanks for this. Much appreciated Rather than clog up the intro thread can we take this to another area of the forum. I have a few questions arising from this
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    New with Mercedes C180 2012

    Hi Just bought father in laws merc C180 petrol in black. Lovely car but reading a few posts wondering if I have done the right thing lol. Some 46k miles on it only. What should I be on the lookout for please?
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