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    air/hissing noise under acceleration

    Well if the car is running in limp mode, it could be a blocked cat or the beginnings of one, it would be worth getting the car on the diagnostic (STAR) and seeing what the result is, MB Bolton didnt charge me for that this time around but they normally would do, I would suggest trying the MB...
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    air/hissing noise under acceleration

    All sorted now, the car is kind of de-catted. Removed back box, insert steel tube into exhaust pipe, hit with hammer, wiggled about a bit and empted honeycomb material out, started car, blew rest of loose material out, put back box back on and the car runs sweet and with a few extra ponies :)...
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    BAS/ESP lights fault A class

    My nephew has an A160 ACS 1999 48k miles and has just recently developed the fault of the BAS and ABS lamp remaining on after a few times of flickering on and off, it is now permanently on. I test drove the car and on trying to emergency stop it seemmed evident the ABS is not working (no judder...
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    air/hissing noise under acceleration

    Problem is the rear catalytic converter is blocked £ouch, methinks tis time to look at alternative workarounds to the Cat which is apparently blocked - current thinking is drill/punch through (I know this is bad but gets the car working until I can afford a cat) or just replacing cat with a...
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    air/hissing noise under acceleration

    Will do though I tightened those up yesterday, I got a bad feeling it is coming from the rear most injector so today I will speak to MB Bolton to understand why when they replaced 3 seals they didn't do the 4th! - from a fellow Leyther thank you :)
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    W203 Audio 10 refit problem HELP

    I made sure my wires matched that which Miro posted, changed a fuse :o which blew latterly and hey presto thanks to you all
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    air/hissing noise under acceleration

    Hmm Hope this doesn't sound too expensive - had diesel injector seals replaced in February and jsut a while back had some intermittent power issues which seemed to point to MAS sensor, car went to low revs only mode after about 20 mins, then problem went away, replaced MAS anyway (£45) but...
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    W203 Audio 10 refit problem HELP

    Tis now sorted and working :)
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    W203 Audio 10 refit problem HELP

    HELP, I am trying to refit my audio 10 in my coupe having removed the Sont MP3 and Parrot bluetooth kit. Simply connecting the plugs up - nothing works!! Looking at the pinout on the becker site and comparing my plug I get confused/worried etc my pinouts are as follows Connector A...
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    Strange engine fault

    Yep the old Ikea junction, there's a new one (8a I think) now, give the guys a call, they are very helpful and they are based just behind the B&Q trade centre just on the J9 roundabout Simon
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    Strange engine fault

    Euro Car Parts are supplying a MAF sensor for the C220 at £45 inclusive, also for people in the North West area MercedesTech in Warrington (M62, Junction 9) for parts and servicing; MAF supplied and fitted incl diagnostic £75, "B Service" on C class £225 inclusive, they can be contacted on 01925...
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    Strange engine fault

    Thanks to you all again, anyone got contact numbers for Bosch or can I buy from German and Swedish or Euro Car Parts, no probs fitting myself Simon
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    Strange engine fault

    Ouch, read very expensive!! I thought the MAF just went all at once and expected the computer to error!!
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    W203 Coupe problem

    I dont know if anyone can throw any light on this for me, I have a C220 Auto Coupe, in the last couple of days after about 15 mins of normal driving, the engine power drops and I cannot accelerate in any gear beyond 3000 rpm, I am taking it to a "stealer" next week (earliest they can see me!)...
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    Strange engine fault

    I dont know if anyone can throw any light on this for me, I have a C220 Auto Coupe, in the last couple of days after about 15 mins of normal driving, the engine power drops and I cannot accelerate in any gear beyond 3000 rpm, I am taking it to a "stealer" next week (earliest they can see me!)...
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    Tracing a Service History

    Cheers and yes you are right ref the service records Simon
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    Tracing a Service History

    Hello to all Is there any way tracing a cars service history from the reg document if the service books are missing? Just planning on buying an ML320 only 55k miles on an x plate but can't find the service books :confused: Am wondering if this can be traced through an MB stealer or through...
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    Which ML for LPG 320 or 430?

    Cheers chaps, I must admit the noise of the V8 is tempting me that way, tis the wee problem of finding one Ta
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    Which ML for LPG 320 or 430?

    Just wondering if anyone can throw pearls of wisdom, is the 430 a better motor than the 320? The plan is to convert to LPG so advice is gratefully received
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    ML Aircon Question

    Is it at all possible to retrofit/upgrade a pre face lift ML aircon to the face lift version or to upgrade it to climate? Within a reasonable cost of course
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