1. R

    Blast from the past.. My first Merc

    Going through some old photos and found this.. my first ever Mercedes, bought just after my 18th birthday for the princely sum of £300 (Not including the Brabus replicas). Bottom half was originally grey with black bumpers, which I sprayed myself with some trusty rattle-cans from Halfords. What...
  2. ringway

    Beautiful Scottish Island for £325,000 if you can overlook its gruesome past.

    This looks lovely, but knowing my luck I'd run out of beer, cigarettes or some other essentials. LINK.
  3. gr1nch

    Cheapest petrol or diesel in the past year or so?

    How about you? Apart from Luxembourg petrol stations all having the same low price by law, the lowest was at a Germany motorway service station on the way back from a wedding in Hungary last year. It had two petrol stations, one free-standing and €1.15/litre for diesel, the other part of a...
  4. 1

    W126 won't Rev past idle.

    Good morning friends, I'm having a problem with my 1989 560 sel. The car will start and idle no problem but will not Rev at all, it will engage in any gear but only move a couple of inches due to no throttle response. It has sat for a while on the drive before trying to move it yesterday. I...
  5. CowleyStJames

    EML light, not revving past 3000rpm

    Got the following error code on my 2010 W204 Cdi 2.1: P2454 - Diesel Particulate Filter Pressure Sensor 'A' Circuit Low. Cleared the fault and went for an Italian tune up, about ten miles at 3000rpm. All good, for about fifty miles but it's come back again. I guess I was hoping it was a DPF that...
  6. Scooby_Doo

    A blast from the past - 1994

    Found these two articles in the midst of my old car magazine collection, one is from "What Car" 1994 and the other "Autocar" 1994. Are Mercedes back in this position again.
  7. Gaz-M

    2012 Vito 122 Sport-X Power Steering Fluid/ Leaking Past Rack Seals..

    Well after a long huint I bought a 2012 Vito 122 Sport-X, and Im loving it bar this problem that just arised at the weekend past. After a week of ownership and a few hundred miles, last weekend I got the very obvious power steering pump noise when its low on fluid. Luckily i wasnt far from a...
  8. D

    Pictures of cars. Past and present.

    Just though this would be a nice place to post pictures of cars you like. Either off the net or your own photos of your own car. Ant.
  9. D

    Car History

    OK everyone. This thread is just for fun. Lets all confess our car history from day one! Easy if you're young, not so if you're an old timer. (like me) Be as honest as you can remember and don't be embarrassed. :doh: I'll start off: age: 17 Black MG Metro (Non Turbo) Pride & joy £950.00 18...
  10. F

    Won't rev past 2k

    Hi all, new to the forum and just bought my first merc diesel. I've owned a few petrol CLK's in the past. Ok, so, the story as it is so far... Last saturday, I took a trip to Buckinghamshire to purchase a 2003 c270. I had done quite a bit of research before making the trip (common faults...
  11. markjay

    For Classic Alfa Owners (past and present...)

    4-Electrodes Lodge 2HL Spark Plugs.... this is the history behind them: Sir Oliver Lodge e le candele Golden Lodge (Google Translate will help)
  12. C

    Any past owners of a MY 2009 220 plate ending JNV?

    Hi all, Just dropped on a sale for a CAT D repair 2009 220 AMG, its reg number ends JNV. Were you the last owner? Any ideas of levels of damage? First reports are not confidence inspiring....:dk: Many Thanks
  13. D

    Can dirt from bad fuel go past fuel filter?

    I had a bad experience with badly processed waste veg oil but I feel the car doesnt perform/feel the same since. Maybe its all in my head but is it possible some of the gunk went past both the fuel filter and prefilter and into the bowel of the engine and is affecting performance is there any...
  14. SilverSaloon

    Driving around for past year with no MOT?

    Hi My wifes car is due for its MOT which is end of jan, so I dug out the documents thismorning to get the certificate in order to book it in for its new one. Looking at the documentation I have, I have 2 failure certificates - one is a photocopy of the other. Last year the car failed and I...
  15. bobven

    Diagnostic tool to verify Vehicle past data

    Hi all I have seen many OBD2 scanners from Autel / Launch. But do any of these OBD2 scanner can tell the past history of the vehicle like how much was the original mileage the vehicle clocked? or the odo is tampered etc.. Any advise is appreciated from Merc Sifu's
  16. X

    C220 cdi (W203) Won't rev past 3k in drive.

    Hi guys.... My car just started to go into its strange limp mode. In park or neutral I can rev the car at standstill up to red line. When my MAF sensor became faulty previously I was unable to do this. Now it is sluggish to accelerate and wont rev past 3k. Apart from STAR...

    Is a rusty Mercedes a thing of the past???

    I am thinking of selling my CL600 (this is not a for sale advert)and purchasing a CLS, probably the 500. Several questions for my fellow members. Has the rust problem on Mercedes vehicles (cars) now a thing of the past?, on say a 3 to 4 year old vehicle. Is the CLS a fine vehicle to own? I...
  18. 2

    180k Coupe Sport not revving past 5k revs in Park

    Hi all, I purchased a 2005 180k coupe sport yesterday. I have noticed that when the car is in Park, the car does not revv past 5k revvs. But when driving it does revv all the way to red as normal. Is this normal behaviour? thanks.
  19. KillerHERTZ

    Blast from the Past

    On 28 January 1938, the Mercedes-Benz W 125 record-breaking car set a world speed record on a public road which still stands to this day: a speed of 432.7 km/h was achieved by Rudolf Caracciola. The original vehicle is now showcased to impressive effect at the Mercedes-Benz Museum. "Time and...
  20. Azim

    W211 E320 CDI Limp mode? No Kickdown not revving past 2,500 rpm Mobilo Life?

    Hi, I've recently purchased a w211 e320 cdi and had it serviced 3 days ago at Mercedes. Since its come back it has a revving issue as if its in Limo mode. When I kickdown the car continues revving as normal ... it wasnt like this at all before it went to the stealership. I have googled...
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