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  1. C

    Erratic temperature gauge

    Hi guys I'm a newbie to the forum so please bear with me, I'm having issues with my temperature gauge on my 2011 c220 approx 50k miles, on my daily commute to work my temp gauge seems to fluctuate about 9 miles into my journey, the gauge will be sat at around 80deg (which I think should be...
  2. C

    Erratic temp gauge

    Hi guys I'm a newbie to the forum so please bear with me, I have a 2011 c220 the temp gauge seems to fluctuate whilst warming up, about 8 miles into my daily commute the temp gauge will be reading about 80deg (which by 8miles I'd expect it to reach the 90deg mark) the temp will drop about 10deg...
  3. M

    Erratic engine speed / gear change

    Hi Have a 2010 e 220 CDI with 5 speed auto. When car is cold the gear changes are quite sharp and the engine revs are dipping and raising quite vigorously as I drive along at say 30mpj. Car done 45k miles and just had transmission fluid change. Once car is warmed up the gear changes are...
  4. L

    2010 E350 CDI EML on and erratic gear change

    Hi Guys New to the forum had my estate for a month 110k 1 previous owner. Got it serviced as soon as I bought it and then had gearbox oil done Friday. Did Basingstoke to Swansea today fine then drive about 5 miles to the beach and since had EML on dash on eve counter and gear change doesn't...
  5. DSM10000

    Erratic offside rear indicator lamp

    Had a bulb failure warning earlier for the offside rear indicator on the W203. I have changed the bulb (tried 3others including the known good bulb) but still the same problem. I also swopped over the rear lamp clusters and the problem stays on that side. All contacts looked clean but I...
  6. B

    2003 C180 Kompressor erratic idle

    Hi. I've been having issues with my car. It has developed a misfire/ erratic idle. I put my cheapie fault reader on it and it showed misfire on cylinder two. I changed the plugs and fitted a new coil pack and it was a lot better but it still has this erratic idle where it sounds as if it's...
  7. N

    Engine woes - erratic idle and stall

    Hi, I need the advice of you experts on here! My car is 2011 C-Class coupe C250 2.2 CDI. OM651 engine. Here's what's happened. I started the car one morning and the idle was very erratic, before eventually the engine stalled. Didn't get off the drive. 30 mins later it started and ran...
  8. SG1

    R107 SL Erratic Idle

    Evening all! My 1987 R107 300SL has started to idle all over the place, a common problem with them I believe. I'm guessing it could be the idle control valve, my question is where is this part located on the car and where would be the best place to purchase one if it is? Also, would both...
  9. D

    w124 200 auto idle erratic

    My w124 200 8 valve auto idles erratically. But there is also a clicking noise from the area under the bonnet near the servo? The idle is normal for a while then the revs rise and fall to the point it may stall. When the revs rise they go to about 1300. The car is well serviced and looked after...
  10. T

    E240 gremlins - erratic idle/gearbox

    Hi folks A newbie to both MB and this forum and looking for any advice. Recently bought a 180k mile E240 estate - 2398cc V6 auto - which ran sweetly and has been looked after mechanically. She ran sweetly for a couple of months but has acquired some very bad behaviour over the last week...
  11. P

    2003 clk200komp cabrio erratic idle/ hesitation

    hi guys first posting on the forum a am member of a couple of other makes of car forums in the uk and find they are amazingly good and helpful, no doubt the same or even better on this site i give you a little history of the events on this car 2003 100000km basically in the first 9...
  12. H

    E320 drive is erratic when cold

    Hi Can anyone help me figure this out. I have a 2004 E320 CDI. The car starts fine and when warm drives fine, and will idle on the drive on a frosty morning for 20 minuets all fine. But after starting from cold the first 5 minuets are very erratic. The revs at 30-40 mph will Pogo between 15 and...
  13. design guru

    Erratic trip computer

    S320 cdi W220 2001 After finally sorting my smoke issue on the car by replacing the fuel filter, I have a problem where the trip computer will not give an accurate mpg on the computer, it will jump randomly up and down in blocks of 10 between 19 & 99 mpg throughout the journey. Although I...
  14. C

    2000 W202 - Erratic starting

    Morning chaps, Having a bit of a problem with my C200 Sport. The car will start fine for days on end, then suddenly just will not start. It will turn over but just not catch. Try again ten minutes later and the car starts fine. I've heard about CPS replacement, but are the symptoms...
  15. D

    Erratic tickover on my 2008 W204 C220 Sport

    Hello all im new to the world of Mercedes only had my car 4 weeks but it seems to have a slight problem. The tickover is really erratic the rev counter kind of pulses and you can feel the car pull almost as if it was in drive and you were blipping the throttle, there are no engine management...
  16. A

    Erratic Idle

    Hello all, So the symptoms, basically the car(c280 1995) is in gear the idle gets really twitchy, f i hold the idle at about 800rmp its perfect. ive replaced the coil packs and HT leads as they were a bit old anyway. what i find confusing is that when i unplug the MAF with the car...
  17. johnsco

    E300td auto trans erratic operation

    It seems like it's the season for auto-trans problems. After many miles of faultless service my 1998 E300TD is now sticking in various ratios ... Usually when warmed up ... sometimes it's 2nd. Most often it appears to be 3rd. Once it's started, it won't change out of this. Putting the selector...
  18. S

    R129 Erratic Idle

    Hi All, My 1995 SL500 has an erratic idle. It generally only happens once the engine has warmed up and is as if it is hunting. It is rather off putting because when i come to a standstill it feels as through the engine will stall. I have had the throttle actuator refurbished, and the wiring loom...
  19. c200_impressor

    W202 erratic idle on cold start & backfire

    Hi. Need some advice.... I have a 1998 C200 W202 which idles erratically between around 500 and 1500 rpm on a cold start. Also the engine seems to 'kick' when driving and occasionally 'pops' which i guess is a backfire. The problem clears after a few minutes once the engine warms up. I have...
  20. M

    Erratic 7G-Tronic behaviour

    Hi guys, I've read through some of the other threads about jerkiness between gears, but the intermittent fault I'm getting is altogether different. We have a 2006 C209 CLK 320 CDI Sport coupe which we've had for just over a week. The gearbox seems to suddenly decide that it no longer wants...
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