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  1. M

    buying sec 500 problems to look for

    i am thinking of buying a mercedes sec 500 160k with full history only three previous owners are there anythings i need to look out for as in common faults it does have an idel issue where revs drop when warm this started after thr engine was cleaned using a pressure washer
  2. S

    240td 1980 vacuum control valve and auto problems

    I hope this is the right forum. My oldish 240td (120k kms total from new and my car from new) has an auto box that slips. Most likely it is due to a service by a Bosch injection pump outfit that doesn't understand the intricacies of the vacuum control system. I am not sure what all the pipes...
  3. alex300ce

    W213 Suspension soft and stalling issues

    Hi I have a 2016 W213 E350d Premium Plus sport which is a great car, but I slowly getting ****** off with a couple issues. Firstly the suspension feels terrible, very soft and bouncy but hard on tiny bumps such as cats eyes. When u go round a corner you can feel the car dip into it rather than...
  4. Weds

    Reversing camera problems

    I've been following loads of threads on here for fitting a reversing camera. I have a 2011 S212 E class Estate, (4.5 comand unit) the camera is fitted and I have a video feed upto the comand unit (checked with a video camera with video input) , the camera is a NTSC format, i have enabled the...
  5. D

    W213 (2017) iPhone OIS 10 stream problems

    Hi there maybe someone can comment on my issue? phone is a 6SE with IOS 10.3.2 and pairs without a problem. Phone calls seem working as well, but streaming is my problem. At time the car screen shows the stream as paused and at other times it shows it as playing but no sound comes out of...
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    w211 NAV or Maps problems .

    Hello all my friends. My w211 2003 doesn't read the maps CD in the boot . Before has been worked.after I eject the map CD from the DVD in the boot for a long time (2 month).When inserted back after 2 month the NAC doesn't read the CD . Any advice appreciated .
  7. A

    W211 E320cdi problems

    Currently having problems with my e320cdi v6. I have fault codes p1408 p1409 which from what I have read are to do with EGR I have recently had the EGR off and give it a good clean. That's the fault codes I get, Under hard acceleration the car jerks violently until I take the accelerator off and...
  8. S

    Mercedes A class W169 command problems not working

    Hi, I have searched everywhere for help with this but can’t find specific guidance for my car. I drive a 2006 plate Mercedes A Class W169 A180 CDI. It’s a great car for doing the daily commute (has all the toys I need like sat nav and Bluetooth etc). So Monday morning I was up early to get to...
  9. M

    High mileage....big problems ?

    Hi all, In my quest for a W221 I have seen on eBay a 2 owner (Mercedes and 1 private) W221 S500 in silver with the AMG styling pack and around £11k worth of options. I am seriously thinking of taking a look at the car, the only downside I can see is the mileage is 105k My question is do I...
  10. S

    W208 - Convertible Hood Problems

    Hi al, I have a 2000 W208 CLK Cab. For the past couple of years I've had a fairly infrequent issue with my hood. When it happens it is annoying as it's always when you've got a boot full of stuff and opening the trunk / boot with the key manually is a pain. It usually happens when putting...
  11. S

    Carsoft i980 and w204 ABS/ESP problems

    Just bought a new Carsoft 1980 for my 2012 w204 c180cdi. When I connect it and diagnose it can't connect to the ESP or ADS modules in the car (says they don't exist) and I can't see why I have the ABS and ESP lights on. I suspect a wheel sensor but Carsoft gives me no info. Any ideas or...
  12. G

    slk 230 roof problems

    Good afternoon sorry if this is in the wrong place I have a 1997 SLK 230K AMG with a roof problem when I fist got the car the roof switch was disconnected after reconnecting it the roof opened no problem but would not close, I changed the pump as it was not running (tried a new really first)...
  13. E

    2004 C220 cdi problems

    Hi everyone, new member here and hope that someone might have a pointer for my next move. I’ve got electrical problems with my 2004 C220 cdi (S203). I’ve had a new crankshaft sensor, camshaft sensor, MAF and I’ve cleaned out thoroughly the EGR unit. A new fuse box and the ECU’s tested. It...
  14. S

    few problems with w211

    Hi, I've just been given a 2005 w211 after my a3 sport engine gave up the ghost but as with all old cars it has a few issues, 1, engine fumes getting in to cab from vents 2, juddering /vibrating sound from n/s door when getting it hits 30 mph, it sounds like the lock juddering up and down...
  15. R

    Viano running problems poor mpg

    Hi all I have a 04 plate viano, what mpg would you expect? Currently I do the same 50mile journey to work then 50miles back every day, you'd expect the mpg displayed on the dash to be the same or similar for each journey, one trip would be about 31mpg then the next exact same journey would be...
  16. T

    W205 SatNav pronunciation problems

    Just got back from one of my regular trips down to Malaga in my new W205 with Comand Sat Nav. The pronunciation (in English) of Spanish & French towns is appalling. My previous car was a C350 with Comand and over 7 years I had no problems with the SatNav. As an example Malaga is pronounced...
  17. B

    Command Maps and Navigation Problems

    I recently acquired a 2005 E320 W211, equipped with the Command system and am having some sat nav problems. A new DVD (2016 edition) was installed by the previous owner, in autumn 2016. 1. From time to time I get no map display, other than a message to say it can't read the DVD...
  18. AndrewOl

    X164 gearbox problems

    Hi, got a 2006 GL with150k on the clock. Lovely car in many ways but has speed sensor fault in gearbox. Question is: is it worth fixing or should I just move it on? Can drive it at the moment as fault is intermittent, but guess that it will get worse to a point where action is required...
  19. AndrewOl

    X164 Transmission Problems

    Hi, 2006 GL having intermittent shift problems. Cycling ignition cures the problem and using the m/s button seems to bring the change issues on. Any ideas?
  20. O

    Please help w211 estate boot problems

    Hi there ladies and gents i need your help. Ive got a w211 e320 avantgarde estate and im having problems with my boot. I always use the remote release and auto open on the key fob and lately it has been hit and miss as to if it opens the latch or not (I can always hear the pump working to open...
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