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  1. alexdyer

    CLK 320 Creaking thud knock noise

    are the supporting braces easily accessible from underneath?
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    CLK 320 Creaking thud knock noise

    the noise is from around the transmission tunnel area if that helps. more front than back.
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    CLK 320 Creaking thud knock noise

    are these easy to get to?
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    CLK 320 Creaking thud knock noise

    Hi I have a clk320 2003 which has a creaking / thud noise that i cannot pinpoint. If i pull away from a standstill i hear a quick knock / creak noise. as if the engine is moving into position. than when I brake the same noise happens againg as if it is going back into place. It sounds to me...
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    S500 fuse box diagram

    Hi there does anyone have a fuse / relay box diagram for a s500 on a T plate? There seems to be a fan running constantly in the rear of the car, i am suspecting some sort of knackered relay for the aux circulating AC fan or something along thoes lines. Anyone heard of anything like this before...
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    C180 timing chain change

    Hi well I have finished the job! No engine light and all running sweet. The only thing I will say is that I can hear a light tappeting noise from the rear underneath section of the engine bay. This can only be heard from the the side of the car . Could this be a exhaust gasket or something more...
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    C180 timing chain change

    Thanks for the tip. I should be putting it all back together tonight now that I have the core plug . Will let you know how I get on.
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    C180 timing chain change

    No its an auto! thats why I am so surprised
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    C180 timing chain change

    I paid £115 for the chain and £50 something for the tensioner. Have got to get a new core plug bur am sure they can't be too much. Based on the cam being one tooth advanced I am hoping this will solve my cam hall sensor problem! I have only ever seen a chain slip on a diesel that stalled and...
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    C180 timing chain change

    Do you thinking need to retard the exhaust cam a tooth?
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    C180 timing chain change

    That was a section of the process that I am trying to forget . The picture of the replacement notes stated" remove alternator. Didn't really get me prepared for what was to come to actually remove it. My heart stopping moment was when the core plug dropped into the hole when I was trying to get...
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    C180 timing chain change

    I did think the sprockets looked in bad shape at all! Please correct me if I am wrong. I know they may be a little worn. The car has only done 50k
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    C180 timing chain change

    Also stupidly I forgot to see what the sag in the new chain was like! Do you think this one was caught just in time?
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    C180 timing chain change

    Right I have got the new chain on and in exactly the same position as it came off however can someone look at my marks and tell me if they are ok? I think that the exhaust cam may be a tooth off! It all turns freely I haven't tried jumping the exh cam back a tooth. These photos are before I...
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    C180 timing chain change

    That is awesome! Thank you.I have just ordered a wis disk off of eBay for future reference! Will no doubt be getting back to you with a problem ! Regards alex
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    C180 timing chain change

    Sorry for my ignorance, what is WIS and where can I sign up for it? Thank you Alex
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    w203 Oil In loom Please help

    Hi thanks for the link however I cannot see the info I need. I have started another thread asking for replacement procedure of the chain. Thank you once again Alex
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    C180 timing chain change

    Hi from a previous post yesterday I have come to the gloomy conclusion that the chain is going to have to be changed. Could anyone give me some detailed directions on the replacement procedure. I am a proficient home mechanic and known i will be upto it with a few helpful pointers. Thanks in...
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    w203 Oil In loom Please help

    Can anyone give me the information on how to loosen the tension and then retension the cam chain tensioner after chain replacement?
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    w203 Oil In loom Please help

    Hi thanks for the info. I am going to order the chain and kit tomorrow . If anyone has any tips on the replacement I am very open to the advise.
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