pain

  1. martyz

    Pain

    Two weeks and one day ago...I lost my Dad,92 years old.I held his hand,family around his hospital bed and he slipped away gone,I don't cry,but I did. Any tips on how to keep it together, as I need to speak at the funeral. Oh the pain...
  2. S

    My balls are being a pain

    Anyone got any tips on how to split stubborn ball joints? I am trying to replace the front lowers on my '03 R170 but so far have been unable to split the joint to the upright and broken a couple of tools in the process. The same double tapered joint is used on several other models but access...
  3. C

    changing bulbs b180 w245 right pain

    wish I had paid up and got decent H7 bulbs that last more than a year. the stupid clips on the headlight bulbs are are right pain to undo ... on the right hand side i had to move the washer bottle out and with a bit of long sightedness not helping it was a real tricky job to swap it... note...
  4. D

    What a Pain --Cam Shaft Adjustment ...

    So bought my first mercedes CLS 05 reg ... Had AA taken with me for inspection... Bought last week... Had it service B, changed tyres, new rims.... Was feeling good till today I took it to garage for a diagnostic check as engine light came on last night... He told me the cam shaft adjustment is...
  5. mirras

    Sidelight bulb, you'd think it would be easy to change !!

    I've just had to replace the nearside sidelight bulb on my w221 S-class. What a job! I previously managed to change a dipped beam bulb by moving the screenwash reservoir and squeezing my hand in. No such luck with sidelight bulb. I had to jack up the car, remove the wheel and take off the arch...
  6. paulyV6

    Lower Back Pain

    For about a year now I've experienced lower back pain if I've had to drive anywhere for more than about an hour. It's agony in the car, but as soon as I get out and stretch my back it's fine - until I get back into the car! I was blaming the knackered seats and coilover suspension in my 3...
  7. S

    More pain for the motorist

    Motoring spot fines hiked 66% to £100 to help pay for victims of crime | Mail Online I only hope fines go up for other misdemeanors like drunk and disorderly behavior which is a far bigger menace than a speeding motorist.
  8. billywhiz

    Rant: What an absolute pain in the......

    Not hard really - want to take the monoblocks off the 55 to give them a rub down, fill in a few kerbed marks, clean em up and respray & laquer them Easy I thought - bought all the stuff then off to my local tyre fitters as I want to do it tyres off - one at a time etc. the 16" spare does not...
  9. soundsource

    First Merc joy and pain!

    Hi folks, I've been lurking around mbclub looking for advice on a merc to buy for years now. After definitely deciding on a W124 E-series I was offered a 1997 W210 E300 td Estate with 165,000 on the clock for £1300. After spotting a few cosmetic issues and because the seller's a friend of a...
  10. mercmanuk

    cramp pain

    sat on computer chair and got cramp in my calf,imagine a 21st guy hobling round the lounge trying to put his foot on the floor crying "yes crying"in pain.my god never felt anything like that before,absolute agony,then my calf is as hard as the brick wall .starting to ease off but what an...
  11. M

    Spark plugs - what a pain!

    Hi all, Happy New Year firstly. Right, I have a W208 230K (Engine is the M111.982) Spark Plugs last changed 07/2008 - Mileage at 72,000 This car uses Iridium plugs as standard... Mercedes EPC: A003 159 97 03 (NGK - IFR 6D10) NGK Partfinder for Cars & Light Commercial Vehicles -...
  12. B

    w210 320 still being a pain please help

    thanks so far for all your help jumped in the car this morning and the car was fine it pulled away like it should left the lad in his fto thinking he was still in reverse, then i slowed down for the roundabout went to pull off and there was no power again:doh: the car has been on the computer...
  13. S

    CLK - a pain in the..

    Back. MY otherwise well specified CLK270 lacks an adjustable lumbar support on either the drivers electric or passengers manual seats. Longer trips and the onset of crumblyness means we need some support. A quick search on the internet and a visit to the local car accessory & burger bar shop...
  14. C

    Pain in the "Neck Pro"

    I want to upgrade my E55 (2000) to a either an E63 or a CLK63. After test driving these with my other half I got a big thumbs down. When in the passenger seat, my partner sits upright with her head against the headrest, but her back is not against the seat. The headrests only seem to adjust up...
  15. C

    I know why garages charge so much - Pain

    Having followed Grober's example, I changed the charcoal filter yesterday in the 300CE. Whilst not a demanding job technically (else I could'nt do it :o ) I now can see why garages charge so much. The simple answer is pain. Your not paying for the expertise of the grease monkey with his shiny...
  16. Carrotchomper

    Selling cars? What a pain!

    As you all know I have been trying to shift my Audi for a while. Now the price is very reasonable (Up for £8695ono in Pistonheads and Autotrader) I have been getting a great deal of interest. However, some of the e-mails I have received make me chuckle, so I thought I would share these with...
  17. Carrotchomper

    Selling cars? What a pain!

    Duplicate thread- Can a kind mod delete please?!?
  18. 8-BALL MB

    Air Con broke too (I feel your pain!!!!!)

    My air con had stopped working about a month ago, but because of the weather just past.. (Remember the days of great british summer:rolleyes: ..) i thought i would hold back on repairing it. Meantime the ventilation fan started playing up, working when and if it felt like it....then stopped...
  19. NormanB

    W124 Estate Rear Wheel Bearing - Wallet Pain

    I know Sean F started a thread on diagnosing wheel bearing/diff noises but I did not want to hi-jack it. On returning from a family wedding on Sunday (160 miles form home) I noticed a noise from the rear end of the car, which sounded like the rear offside wheel. With windows open the noise...
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