overheating

  1. M

    R129 500sl Overheating in Traffic

    Hello everyone. I'm new to the club. I'm having an overheating problem with my car when in traffic the temperature goes up to 115. So far I replaced the water pump, radiator, thermostat, all three switches, viscous fan, belt, tensioner. I also done the test for CO2. There's no coolant...
  2. P

    Protection against overheating

    Hey guys, My M103 runs a bit warm and as many of you know, overheating it is expensive. I've put together an overheating alarm and aux fan controller. It uses the stock temp sensor. It's fully adjustable through the temp display in the dash. It power the aux fan so it comes on much...
  3. R

    W204 overheating, cooling fan not working, any ideas?

    Hi All, I have a 2010 W204 C200 Cdi with the OM646 engine. It has recently started to get hot when in stationary traffic but the engine cooling fan fails to kick in. The temperature gauge went to around 100 then I got a warning symbol in the multi function display, the symbol I got points...
  4. J

    Classe A250 Sport engine overheating

    Dear All; Sometimes when I drive the temperature goes up to near 120deg and the RPMs cannot go over 4000,after a while the temperature comes back to normal(90),also I have remarked the fan starts working without turning the AC even if the outside temperature is around 20deg.does anuone have...
  5. brucemillar

    Non Mercedes - My Pajero 3.5 V6 Overheating

    Oh God will it ever end? My 3.5 V6 which recently had new head gaskets & water pump + radiator re-cored and all new hoses is again overheating. I have a calibrated aftermarket temp gauge which is reading 98-100 at motorway speeds and steam coming from the rad cap at a standstill. I have...
  6. V

    W140 S320 Overheating help!

    Hi, My S320 W140 started overheating one day - heard knocking sounds then bubbling / gurgling and noticed the temp had shot up to 120C. Pulled over and turned the engine off and let it cool down. Couldn't drive it for more than 3 minutes after that having to pull over and let the engine...
  7. dotmikes

    clk w208 230k overheating

    Hi, My car has a overheating issue, the A/C doesn't seem that cold and the fan on the radiator does not come at all. The only way to keep it steady is to have the heater on full. I have replaced the thermostat and still no joy. I have checked all fuses and they are working fine. Any...
  8. A

    overheating possible fan not cutting in ?

    Hello members I have a 55 plate clk 270 cdi, last night on my way home from work I got stuck in a traffic jam & it was a crawl home for about a mile during which the temp gauge climbed up till it went right to the top, this has happened a couple of times before but when I am driving round the...
  9. M

    temperature guage fluctuating ,overheating problem w204 c200

    Hi, my mercedes is 2010 c200 cdi blue efficiency w204 model om651 engine. First of all a pipe from expansion tank to water pump came off with a boom lost some coolant but car working fine. Put the pipe back on and maintain the coolant level. After that there were sudden fluctuation in temp gauge...
  10. B

    engine, overheating. tempermental issue,

    Hi all i have tempermental overheating problem it not showing on diagnostic test it will overheat display on dash visit workshop c180 2ltre t-model petrol w203 s203 02 plate we were looking for problems yesterday possible coolant expanstion cap we were looking for radiator fan switch but cant...
  11. F

    ABC, overheating - Harrow specialist garage

    Greenoaks and Hughes both looked at my CL600 and having paid £850 to both for rodeo test and various diagnostics(different things for each dealer and see if they highlighted other issues), I was handed a rectification bill of £3,700 - £4200 WTF... Started towing my car to several specialists in...
  12. edtzxr

    Couple of fixes on my 1999 CLK320

    Hi all just thought I would share a couple of fixes rather than just requesting help. I bought a 1999 CLK 320 elegance auto convertible recently from a back street dealer in Leeds. 77,000 miles with full service history £1400!!! yes I know there must be some major fault?! well yes and no as i...
  13. B

    W202 C180 1995 overheating

    Hi everybody. I've got a boiling coolant issue with my C180. I changed my head gasket last year november. The car has been good till now. At the speeds of 110 - 150 km/h, my coolant boils over and spills away. I changed the viscous coupling almost a month ago. But I've realised that at high...
  14. CCAALLVVIINN

    W124 300d headgasket / overheating

    About a year ago, I sold a very tidy 1990 W124 300d estate to a friend, who looked after it lovingly, driving it and improving it, until a week or so ago the aux drive belt snapped. This resulted in an extremely hot engine and a blown head gasket. In a fit of emotion I have agreed to but it...
  15. E

    260e 124 series, overheating

    I ask if anyone can tell me please where the small electric pump, near the water expansion tank, is supplied power from, and when the motor should run. My one doesn't seem to be running unless of course it's due to temperature control somewhere
  16. Nasco12

    Overheating!

    I had never experienced an overheated engine until today. But when there are clouds of steam coming out of the bonnet you have to face facts. And of course, all sorts of horrible thoughts go through your mind: has the head gasket gone? has any permanent damage been done to the engine etc...
  17. S

    1998 Vito v230 overheating....

    Hello all, Hope you can help - have a vito 1998 v230 petrol. Only had it a couple of days - having purchased it from Northampton drove it down to London no problems, once I hit London traffic, the engine temp gauge started heading north towards the 120 mark. When moving again, temp comes...
  18. demetrios

    500 sl overheating and using coolant

    Morning all I purchased a K Reg r129 500sl with 95000 kmh on it (wwell the jury's out on this as the odo is in kmh but it's not an import) Cars been superb. 4 weeks ago i took it on a 34mile run to Birmingham as usual and noticed after the 50mph roadworks on m6 that coolant light lit up...
  19. L

    C63 amg overheating issues

    my C63 has now suffered twice from the transmission overheating. I have heard there is a sofdtware update to the ECU to raise the tempature threshold from 135 degrees to a higher number as 135 degrees is considered a conservative tempature. Anyone heard of this update? had it done?
  20. G

    CLC 2300 overheating

    My son has a clc cl2300,53 reg with the 1800cc engine. The cooling warning is on but the radiator is full. In slow moving traffic the car will overheat and if it gets too hot it will cut out presumably due to safety feature. It would seem that the fan is not operating. Any advise please and can...
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