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    Failing turbo rescue?

    Hi, My e350cdi turbo seems to be on its way out. At times it's fine at times not responding I've seen videos of VW turbos being resuscitated with Mr Muscle etc Was wondering if there are any MB rescue procedures worth trying? Was wondering if a sensor might be faulty but no engine...
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    Automatic gears failing?

    Hi, My auto A170 was doing something quite odd today, I was driving along fine for 30 odd mins until I slowed down at a junction and pulled away, the gears started juddering and loosing power, it's as though the thing was in neutral. Pressing down on the accelerator only sent the revs high but...
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    Failing to Stop - Car Damage

    So i come back after work to find my car wheel arch and bumper has been scratched due to some little idiot [another merc driver unfortunately] who was unable to park properly/reverse onto a space on the road. it was witnessed by a onlooker who was kind enough to leave me his contact details...
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    270 CDI failing to robustly start after injector seal replacement

    Hello All. I would appreciate some help. I few weeks ago - I replaced injector number 5 copper seal because it was blowing gases and partial combustion tar. Before this - the vehicle started every time, even it is was a longer crank than originally known. To remove the injector, I used a...
  5. finthedin

    W211 Estate boot cover motor failing

    Hi, I am new to the forum and have so far gained a lot of knowledge from your excellent community and hope to share my experience and knowledge with issues and repairs. I am having an issue with the retractable boot cover of my 2004 E270 estate. When I open the tailgate, the cover retracts...
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    E220 CDI (W211,2009) Auto: Failing to change gear

    On Wednesday this week, after driving for around two hours, and traveling on the straight and level at around 55 mph my E220CDI (68,000) sounded as if it was straining to shift up a gear. I poked the throttle to see if I could force the change but that only produce a increase in revs,with the...
  7. developer

    Options Failing To Excite?

    What options have you been pre-delivery excited about that, in fact, you've been underwhelmed by - a bit of a let down? A couple from me: Stop/Start. COMAND Online. When I saw them on the spec I was well pleased, but Stop/Start is a pain in the ass and COMAND Online is just a let down as it's...
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    IC Pump Failing after 6 months

    Hi Everyone I was wondering if someone could she some light on the Johnson ic pumps. So i currently have a few minor mods of the E55K (Thank you MSL) 84mm pulley remap eurocharged intercooler/heat exchange johnson cm? pump BMC air filters Future mod: up the pulley to the...
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    Battery 100% | Failing to turn over/crank

    Ok, heres a tricky one. I have a Mercedes Sprinter 311 CDI MWB. I have just bought and installed a new battery, everything has been working fine. Today I went to get my hair cut, parked it up, hair cut, got back in, then... 1) Key in ignition 2) Turn to position 1, all instrumental...
  10. flango

    Snow is falling, transport is failing

    Well we have 2cm of snow here and the buses have stopped running and so have the taxis, what sort of country is this? Is this another example of nanny state HSE? Madness I was in Canada 2 weeks ago at minus 28 degrees and 2 meters of snow and life carries on as normal. It's times like this I'm...
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    Failing electrics

    Got in to the car just now hoping for an early get away from work today only to find that 100 yds down the road the lights were very dim and wiper super slow. Sure enough it died within feet. Don't know if it's related but SRS light came on for the first time this morning. Am I right in thinking...
  12. paul73mt

    W204 command hard drive failing????

    Bit strange but was listening to the music on my music register and all was well. Stopped car and done what I had to do and then get back into car and display come up with ' no music files' !!!:eek: Looked at the music register and nothing listed checked for space and said 6.0Gb free ( of the...
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    car stalling when stopping & failing to start, after installation of MAF w210 e55 amg

    Hi folks, I'll give you the full background. The original Bosch MAF had went in my car, i replaced it with a cheap one, which was absolutely useless (£30 and faulty). I went then and bought a proper Bosch unit from Bosch and installed it - car is accelerating like a dream and throwing me into...
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    car stalling when stopping & failing to start, after installation of MAF w210 e55 amg

    Hi folks, I'll give you the full background. The original Bosch MAF had went in my car, i replaced it with a cheap one, which was absolutely useless (£30 and faulty). I went then and bought a proper Bosch unit from Bosch and installed it - car is accelerating like a dream and throwing me into...
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    interior lights failing and fault lights is on

    Hi. I have a W126 300 SE, 1988. I've had problems with the interior lights, for the gear indicator on the gear shifter. Also the oil lamp is on even though the oil level is ok. and the "light problem indicator" is flashing as well, but i dont seem to have any problems with lights other than the...
  16. effbee584

    Comand Radio failing?

    NTG1 (I think) in a 2007 CLS 320cdi. Recently the radio has refused to change stations or move between FM/AM or CD by any method, and today the volume could not be adjusted by either the rotary control or the st wheel controls. I switched it off for 5 minutes then back on and all was well. Is...
  17. Bellow

    Do failing failed turbos oil plugs?

    As per thread title. The engine in my car with 'Engineered by Mercedes-Benz' emblazoned upon it has been consuming oil at the rate of 0.5-0.7 litres / 500 miles for a while now and the suspicion has been it's gone the way of all smart Suprexes and is allowing it past the rings to burn. At this...
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    Driver door lock failing

    My car's driver door locks with the central locking from the key fob. However, if you pull the door handle to its full extent, the door bolt pops up and you can open the door. The alarm goes off but it's still a big worry. My car is a GL 320 (07 plate). Has anyone else come across the same...
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    W202 C250TD failing to start...

    Hello chaps, This place has come as a recommendation to me as I need to sort out an issue with a part exchange I took in recently. The vehilce in question is a 99/T C250TD Auto. I was using this as my daily driver up until I laid it up briefly around the time all the snow came down over...
  20. splang

    Hard drive failing - best way to get an exact copy made please?

    As above, I can still use it and i have bought and installed a new hard drive. Anyone recommend a (free?) programme to copy the exact contents of my old HD to my new one? Thanks Steve
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