diagnosis

  1. J

    M272 fault diagnosis

    Having a bit of fun and games with fault codes from my C350, which runs the M272 and hoping others may be able to help. Firstly, about six months ago the CEL came on, I read the codes, replaced the lower (exhaust?) camshaft magnet on bank 1 and for the last 4 months it has been trouble free...
  2. N

    Diagnosis help needed – Underboost and overboost indications C200 CDI

    My C 200 CDI (122 hp, 2005) OM646 diesel engine had the Engine Warning Light on for a while. Also the 3000 rpm limiter (1st level limp mode) was active. I replaced the Air Flow Mass meter unit and air filter. Both were quite dirty. The engine then run normally for a few days. But then the rpm...
  3. ChrisEdu

    Possible diagnosis

    Saw my GP today. Upshot is, he is currently working to a diagnosis of polymyalgia for me! This would be extremely unusual, as I am way younger than the normal age for it (circa 76). I have been wondering whether fibromyalgia could be behind my woes, which is similar but different in some...
  4. pmcgsmurf

    W211 Heavy Steering - Pump/Rack Fault Diagnosis ?

    Hi folks Anyone got any advice on how to diagnose source of heavy steering on a W211? I've done a lot of work to the old W211 and the only thing that annoys me on the car is the heavy steering. Don't really notice it until I jump into the W212 then I really see how heavy the steering is on the...
  5. Timster

    S211 ('03 with SBC) Help Required ABS & ESP Light on. fault diagnosis please!

    Hi Folks. Having just replaced the air pump for the rear suspension on my '53 plate S211 (E320 cdi) I'm now having bother with the ABS & ESP lights being on. It's stating 2 malfunctions - ABS & ESP fault - Visit workshop. Drives fine, but SBC H and SBC S don't work. Neither does cruise...
  6. C

    STAR Diagnosis

    Hi Everyone, I seen a topic a while back about a mobile STAR diagnosis covering the central belt in Scotland. Has anyone used this mechanic or have any advice on where to locate them? Would just like my CL500 checked over. It has intermittent gearbox faults and the engine goes into limp home...
  7. joe

    IBM T30 + Star Diagnosis Kit

    Bought about 5 years ago and used regularly on friends, family and my own cars. I no longer have a Mercedes Benz so have no use for this. It consists of IBM T30 Laptop with mains lead and car charger IBM T30 docking station, some drivers. Star multiplexer (Chinese version) with cables to...
  8. M

    Diagnosis Confirmation Please?

    Car W211 E Class 220 CDI 2002 Mileage 83,000 The following are the symptoms: Recent drop in fuel economy together with erratic readings such as morning run into town 8-10 miles 31 MPG, afternoon reading for the same run 37-39 MPG Yesterday, pretty cold day, engine slow to respond and prone to...
  9. P

    Star diagnosis C4 WiFi

    Hello All, Could you help with SD C4 isssue? Last time I bought this stuff. Everything look fine, works but I'm not able to connect via WiFI. The computer doesn't see the multiplexer :(. I changed the IP numbers but still no connection. Inside the C4 multiplexer is place for the 6 batteries. I...
  10. CreosoteChris

    W124 Coupe Newbie - Seat Belt Presenter Diagnosis

    Intro Hello MBClub.co.uk forum readers – new owner here – I’ve recently acquired a red ’93 220CE, and I *totally adore* it – I actually think it’s my favourite car I’ve ever owned. First time in many years that I’ve bought a car with my heart rather than my head, and I feel like I’m 30 again. I...
  11. T

    Diagnosis labour - what is 'reasonable'?

    As I am aware labour charges to trace a vehicle fault have to be 'reasonable' in accordance withe the Supply of Goods and Services Act. I originally paid for a service at an independent garage and only went to the particular garage to have a misfiring fault diagnosed and repaired. No doubt I...
  12. G

    Correct diagnosis, creaking sound?

    Correct diagnosis, creaking sound? My car: Mercedes ML270 CDI year 2004 Mileage 65000 Have noticed creaking noise (like bed springs) occasionally getting in and out of car and when car pointing down on slope just after applying hand brake car moves forward slightly and creeks , also if rock...
  13. M

    W164 Turbo Whistling Diagnosis & possible failure

    I recently had my W164 2006 serviced including transmission service. Car has 80k on the clock and have maintained it regularly in accordance with schedule. I supplied genuine MB parts and have been using the same garage for all my cars for a while so have faith in their technicians and work...
  14. L

    SL 55 AMG Two strange electrical issues for diagnosis - video shows issues

    Hello, I am having some issues with an 2006 Sl 55 with 22k miles, not been driven much this year, only a few miles, Basically there are two issues that i think are likely linked; 1. First issue is in manual gear mode, you have very little control over the gearbox, it sometimes lets you...
  15. L

    SL 55 AMG Two strange electrical issues for diagnosis - video shows issues

    Hello, I am having some issues with an 2006 Sl 55 with 22k miles, not been driven much this year, only a few miles, Basically there are two issues that i think are likely linked; 1. First issue is in manual gear mode, you have very little control over the gearbox, it sometimes lets you change...
  16. T

    Engine mount diagnosis please (video)

    In my continuing vibration hunt, the finger of suspicion is now pointing at my engine mounts. I've taken a quick video of start-up, followed by applying a tiny amount of throttle in Drive and Reverse with the brakes on, then shut-down. I'd appreciate any input on this. The movement doesn't...
  17. paulbenz500

    is this diagnosis right for my faults

    hi all please read the info in the 'first photo' it's not what I wrote I found it on Google search but it's 100% accurate to what my cl500 is doing but minus the ABC problem mines fine. In the 'second photo' is what I also found on Google search to what some ones said is what's wrong with it its...
  18. WLeg

    W202 Diagnosis Help needed....

    So I've inherited my Father in law's old 1998 W202 c200 Elegance (he's gone all W204 on me)... Other than being an old girl, one owner, usual rust she's pretty well behaved...except.... A slight hesitation, and occasional stall from idle (even when in gear). Sometime she doesn't want to wake...
  19. J

    What if a garage gives a wrong diagnosis?

    I've had recent problems turning on the ignition with both sets of keys: See here. Had a brief phone discussion with my indy. He recommended bringing it in tomorrow for a diagnostic, and if nothing showed he could try fitting a new battery control module to see if that cleared things up...
  20. W

    Diagnosis help - clutch, dual mass flywheel, engine mounts or other?

    My Saab 9-5 3.0TiD is causing me some concern. The Saab forum hasn't reached a conclusion, so I'm here asking for help :) On occasion (once every 2 or 3 days) the clutch snatches when pulling away from stationary or accelerating from a crawl, most often if under high load like on full...
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