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    W211 Estate - Car Too Low - Pump runs for only 10 secs when car is started

    W211 Estate 2003 airmatic front and rear - Car Too Low - Pump runs for only 10 secs when car is started. Car dropped almost to bump stops at rear and wont rise. Front is fine. Both sides dropped to same level. I did find the pump connector wasn't in great shape but thats now good. Pump looks...
  2. gl boy

    Its started !!!!!

    Well some may recall my last post/thread about me having my number plate stolen on Easter Sunday !!!! Well I've just received the first notification of a parking offence which has happened in Brighton East Sussex !!! Got pictures of the offending car it is an E class Mercedes but looks like it...
  3. N

    W203 C320 Now my Fuel Pump has started whining

    Hi guys, after all the trouble ive had and just having had the car fully serviced two days ago, the fuel pump has started making a high pitched whine noise, and i mean hi volume noise. Ive used it for a couple of days and everything was fine, then i started her in town today and all of a sudden...
  4. The _Don

    Getting started - 33 exotic & classic cars roar to life.

    Enjoy ( The legs ) - http://youtu.be/liqoMjRT81A
  5. PXW

    Getting started

    PXW Junior is 17 at Christmas and has spent the last few years saving hard for his first car (and insurance...which will be in his name, but with one of us as a named driver.). He's spent the last 6-8 months assiduously researching suitable first vehicles for reliability, running costs...
  6. 5

    CLicking when car is started.

    Hi All, SO finally bought a clk w209 320 and i love it. It had some error messages on the dash which the dealer sorted (common coolant message which resulted in new radiator/fan assembly and sensor in washer bottle). I now have this clicking sound when I turn the key in the ignition...
  7. K

    W211 E55 2003 started engine and no acceleration when pressing throttle.

    Just had an issues that I hope is very minor. Car was cool to warm. Started the engine and all was fine, no warnings and it sounded normal. As I was getting out of a long car park I didn't really give it any gas. When I tried to give it some gas the car did not accelerate any more even...
  8. DazNich

    Owned the C63 for 4 weeks and started changes already

    Well what an amazing motor this is, puts everything else I've owned to shame, even the E90 M3 isn't a patch on the smile factor this car gives me. The only thing I didn't like was black wheels so decided to have them back to the normal silver, collected the car this morning and just can't...
  9. DSM10000

    Have I started a trend? :)

    Since acquiring the MX5 a short time back we have had a number of friends visit and stay over. Out of 4 couples 3 are now actively looking for a soft top for summer! All liked the MX5 , found it easy to drive and found it took them back to their youth (damn good memories some people have:D)...
  10. G

    W215 window opens when ignition started. Huh?

    Hi I've recently acquired a W215 for a knock down price as a fixer-upper. I think I've now sorted the ABC issues, but there's one vexing issue: When I start the ignition, the passenger window opens fully. WTF? This is like Alfa Romeo electrics. I've replaced the motor as I had a spare, but...
  11. T

    Mercedes C207 E Class engine problems when first started.

    Just a quick post to see if any one can help me out. First off all the spec is as follows E250 coupe, 46k, next service due in 1500miles could be just because it needs a service. Anyhow When i start my C207 E class first thing in the morning or sometimes in the evening if its been stood for a...
  12. C

    SL63 rear bumper on to SL55 - ever wish you'd never started something

    OK I am in the process of trying to fit an SL63 bumper to my SL55. I now have the original bumper off the SL55 and what do I find.... yep rust! Only a little so need to sort that. However that is the least of my problems. Firstly there were the parking sensors to sort out and with help form...
  13. KNU7S

    My dad Started Wheeling and Dealing and picked up a car that does 74mpg

    My father retired last year after 50 years in a service department (was a mechanic ended up a director) he has been selling car parts on ebay with a little help from me (I do not charge him or benefit) he recently started buying cars and selling them on, 1st was a Freelander TD4 which i own a...
  14. M

    how do you bring up the posts you have started

    Hello Guys Just enrolled today and done a couple of posts What do you you click to bring up only the posts/threads you have done Many Thanks
  15. R

    So what started you off on your career path?

    As per the title - what go you into / made you want to follow your chosen career path? Was there a trigger event? Did you just "fall" in to it or was there a magic "ta-da" moment?
  16. KillerHERTZ

    What have I started...!

  17. M

    Getting started with a media server

    It's taken a few years to move out of the dark ages, but I'm ready to start thinking about a media server. All of our CDs are now stored on disk (including a full backup on an external drive that siis in the new car :) ). What I want to do now is start putting on a fairly large DVD...
  18. @MARK

    It's started. Now look what their doing

    So having queued all morning for fuel what does the british public do next
  19. N

    2002 W211 E270 CDI - Flat battery, cant get it started. Immobilised?

    Hi all, I was just about to buy a friends 2002 E270 CDI AVANTGARDE, but I cant get it started. He has emigrated so the car has been stood for 9 months. He put a new battery in 3 months ago and it started up fine, then he said the next day it wouldnt start. I took the battery off and replaced it...
  20. N

    2002 W211 E270 CDI - Flat battery, cant get it started. Immobilised?

    Hi all, I was just about to buy a friends 2002 E270 CDI AVANTGARDE, but I cant get it started. He has emigrated so the car has been stood for 9 months. He put a new battery in 3 months ago and it started up fine, then he said the next day it wouldnt start. I took the battery off and replaced it...
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