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  1. dad4geer

    Cruise control for Dummies?

    I never had it in my previous cars and tomorrow morming I am driving up North to West Yorkshire for a 300 odd miles journey so it will be a good test of my newly bought C180. My question is about cruise control as I want to use it on Motorway. Attached you will find what I copied from the manual...
  2. grober

    Crash Test Dummies.

    No - not the band but a video from the USA Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) site on what goes into their crash tests. Particularly revealing is the collision [ 13.07 mins onwards] between a 59 Chevy Bel Air and a 2009 Chevy Malibu illustrating how things have improved...
  3. M

    Is there a dummies guide to replacing brake shoes

    I have only just got into doing the mechanics Is there a guide prefably with pictures I have the Haynes but their photos are not clear enough for me Thanks to this site I have replaced a viscous fan clutch(£36), sorted the power steering fluid (£8-99)and replaced the heater controller (£10)...
  4. D

    Crusine control dummies guide for c220??

    I can't seem to work out how to use the cruise on my 2005 c220 estate. Not sure what am doing wrong. It shows as limit 75 then nothing happens.
  5. Geezer

    Dummies guide to what went wrong.....

    Helga is the proprietor of a bar. She realizes that virtually all of her customers are unemployed alcoholics and, as such, can no longer afford to patronize her bar. To solve this problem, she comes up with a new marketing plan that allows her customers to drink now, but pay later...
  6. S

    iPod for dummies

    I got an iPod Nano as a leaving gift yesterday. It was my bosses old one and they all chipped in to buy me it. Its a slick device and will end up in the car so no more clyde 1 for me.... I have some difficulties. I cannot for the life of me get to grips with iTunes and find with a 50gb music...
  7. Subyland

    COMAND for dummies...

    Hello all, I am going to view tomorrow a w211 with COMAND in it. Having not had COMAND before I have a few questions: - How, in a w211, do you differentiate between a COMAND unit and a radio? - When you have COMAND, does it mean that you automatically have a phone function (hence the...
  8. H

    Really For Dummies?

    I have come across these on EBay and wondered if anybody had come across these aerials or indeed got one fitted on their own car? The big BMWs come with the real thing but for a few quid these seem alright? Or are they...
  9. PeterG

    Merc crash test dummies

    http://www.whnet.com/4x4/crashes.html pete
  10. SimonsMerc

    Testing the MAF for dummies

    Ok, so a couple of people have posted the numbers from their MAF and say that they got them by using a voltmeter and...erm...well. Ok, where the hell is a MAF in an E320CDI? What does it look like? Got a photo? Which connector do I pull out and where do I measure the voltages? Under what...
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