On occasions where I do some heavy repeated braking, I've found the brakes fade very quickly. It's as if they're poorly cooled. The alloy wheel is warm and I can feel the heat from the discs, so they're getting screaming hot, but heat isn't able to easily dissipated.
Is this typical, for...
1994 Mercedes W124 S124 E280 Estate with Sportline options | eBay
loom and head gasket done, was once retailed by a certain Mr Froome and baring the rear panel damage seems rather together to me.
Offers around £1695
Yesterday was a nice day with temps around 16 degrees or so. I was only pootling around in the car going here and there, nothing fast and furious, no standing still in traffic etc. My speed was between 10mph and 30mph driving around an estate type area.
I had my drivers side window down and...
Just washed my car - starting with the wheels. Utterly filthy, black with dust, mud, poo, you name it. Cleaned the spilt veg oil off with Simoniz Alloy Cleaner (black bottle - seems to be an end of line product). OK so far?
Yeah - so I tried it on the spilt oil around the filler cap. Wow -...
A friend had someone run into the back of her old fiat punto at 16.00 hrs. At 17.00 hrs she had a call from the other party's insurance co. who arranged a loan car for her by 18.00hrs.At 18.30 they rang back to see if the loan car was ok ( an Audi A4).They asked what damage had her car...
My indictors flash too quick in cold weather. Colder it is, quicker they flash. As the car warms up the indicators gradually slow down to normal speed.
All the bulbs work. I wire wooled all 4 bulb holders but no joy. Any help would be much appreciated.
I put fresh batteries in both keys a year ago when I bought the car (just a precaution) and all worked fine until about a month ago when things went awry. I get "key still in vehicle" when I am getting into the car and "key not detected" when I try to start it. No warning about the batteries...
Noticed my CLK was idling a bit quickly on the first start today - around 1300rpm.
After about 30secs it dipped down to a more normal fast idle of around the 1000rpm mark.
Other than this car is running fine, MPG good and no other symptoms. Once warmed up settled to the usual sub 700 rpm...
This is my first post in the forum.
I have recently acquired a 1993 W124 220E. I got it from my father in law, it needs some work which I am starting to get to.
There is a problem with the transmission, it pulls off perfectly but then proceeds to shift directly into 4th gear and...
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After reading about it this morning, I got an email this afternoon, telling me there's a system problem and that I need to logon and reenter my acount details.
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No problem with it working using the remote, key or interior button, BUT, when opening it flies up so quickly I fear it's going to come off or get bent.
Can the springs be adjusted? if so, how do i acces them?
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I need a new set of plugs in my V8 CLK , the last time Olly tried to change a set of plugs against the clock ( on my old V6 CLK , 12 plugs ) events beyond our control stopped us ... but he was flying ... ;)...
Hi - had a really wierd experience this weekend, thought I would mention it.
We used to live in Bristol, but moved north three and a half years ago. We reguarly go back as my partners family lives there, as does my step-sons Dad.
For the first time we got to go out in the city on saturday...
Folks, circumstances mean that i need a cheap, reliable saloon to use until the end of the month.
i want to spend about £500 on it as my new car will arrive after i get back from holiday in september.
i only need to run it until september 2nd and then im away until the 18th.