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    Strange smell of fuel after driving for a while

    Has anyone got any experience of an intermittent smell of fuel after driving for some time. I get a very strong smell, but can’t see where its coming from? This is normally after the engine is warmed up and has been driven for at least an hr or so? Im wondering if its the injector O-rings which...
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    CLK W209 Strange Roof Problem

    Hi guys - wondering if anyone has any ideas as to what could be causing this issue. After a long drive, or if the car has been sat in the sun and has got really hot, the roof will not open. The windows come partially down and the front section of the roof slightly detaches but the back is...
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    Strange problem - engine or gearbox feels jerky

    Hi, Been having some problems with my 2013 model C250cdi coupe with the 7G tronic transmission. Firstly around a month ago, I left work on a hot day and as I pulled off the car park the car was really jerky at low revs. Lurching quite violently under acceleration from stationary. Kind of...
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    W205 - Direct Steer just feels strange

    Hi New to this forum and writing from Switzerland. I just purchased a 2016 c-class 250d estate 4-matic with the amg-line package and 19 inch wheels. It's my first Mercedes and, generally speaking, I love it. It looks classy and sporty, is ultra comfortable, and I love all the tech and...
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    Strange Noise

    Hi, not all the time but alot of the time, my car makes a very strange noise only when moving from the gear stick area. listen to attached youtube recording made last summer with microphone close to gear lever. https://youtu.be/dlIxDwZMC8k Recently it has become a lot more frequent, can...
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    W213 - Anyone found some strange things with new Comand NTG 5.5 sat nav?

    I have updated to the latest UK maps on my new E350. Lots of strange things but one REALLY annoying one. When you get to a junction I am told keep left to turn right and vis versa. It also shows in the lane indicators in the screens. So, "take the right hand Lane and then take the first exit on...
  7. Doc matt

    Strange badging on S Class

    Was behind a nice S class diesel today, picture isn't the best but it looks like There was an AMG badge on the right and then a 'hand crafted by' AMG badge on the left. Has he put the badge on, surely an AMG line S class diesel wouldn't be badged up like that?
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    Strange thing happened today

    My s212 e63 threw a wobbly today. There was suddenly quite a lot of vibration thru the drivetrain under medium acceleration. Engine light has come on. I pulled over, stopped the engine and before calling recovery I decided to start it up again and check under the bonnet for anything obvious...
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    w211 steering strange ??

    Hi , My car has made a strange rubbing noise when steer left to right or reverse.This happens when I take a journey for about 30 min or more.When start up after a day the steer is light and doesn't have that rubbing noise.It doesn't whine and the oil is full. So to conclude after a journey the...
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    Strange smells

    I have a vase of daffodils on my desk this morning and they smell strongly of ginger, I wasn't expecting that. I've recently discovered that the yellow flowers on gorse bushes smell of coconut when in direct sunlight. Any others?
  11. robgosty

    Command 2.5 strange behaviour

    Not too sure what happened here but had my 2009 CLS 320 into Mercedes to have the command firmware updating so i can use the latest maps, all good no problems , latest maps installed and working fine, this was around a month ago, stick key in today command turns on gives screen message "SW...
  12. Kingpin!

    Strange NTG2.5 Bluetooth issue?

    Suddendlly, after months working properly my Sony Xperia Z5 Compact in combination with NTG2.5 has developed a strange behaviour. It started some weeks ago. What happens is that after a short while on the phone I can't hear sound (voice) of the person I'm calling but they can hear me. It's a bit...
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    Strange Brake Issue!!

    Afternoon All. I have an E270CDI estate, to which i have fitted E63 8pot/4pot calipers. All has been good for 3 years, no issues, but just recently, as the car is coming to a stop, the car seem to stop erratically!! The only way i can describe it, is asif i only had half a disc, so it seems...
  14. gramey

    R129 stereo - very strange?

    The left hand bass door speaker on my car has cut in out ever since I bought the car last July. I took it to a local car audio specialist soon after I bought it and he said it appeared that the voice coil, whatever one of those is, in the speaker was the culprit. Other things took priority and...
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    W203 strange noise/sensation when braking

    Hi hope someone can help. I have a 2003 w203 sport coupe 220cdi auto and when I'm braking from reasonable speed I get a sensation like a vibration on the n/s front as if my discs are very thin and you can feel the vented ribs. The car itself doesn't vibrate nor the steering wheel however...
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    E350 estate strange MPG readings

    On a long trip today about 300 miles. Doing well showing 46.3 MPG but suddenly went from approx range of 230 miles to 98 miles range 96,94,88,80,75 etc fearing a fuel leak i pulled over noleak. Put 25 litres into tank all good about 250 miles then very up and down. Any ideas??
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    S211 Rear Self Leveling Suspension - STRANGE PROBLEM

    Hello guys and Happy New Year, new to the forum, but reading from quite some time. So the issue is with S211 E320 CDI 2004, with rear self leveling suspension. As usual the rear dropped down at some point. 1. Checked all the fuses and relay - hopefully everything was fine 2. Was throwing...
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    Strange Tyre Prices

    I have been pricing tyres. Two -225x40x19 and two-255x35x19. One would expect the narrower tyres with higher profiles to be the cheapest but no- the wider tyres with lower profile are cheaper. It seems strange to me.
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    Strange engine problem - help

    Driving yesterday engine at normal temperature accelerated off a roundabout bit of a bang then loads of smoke and a nasty metallic noise coming from the engine. Dead engine right. That's what I thought. Horrible day pouring with rain. Contacted the break down company, when the driver arrived he...
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    Strange fault with Mercedes VITO instrument cluster?

    Hi guys, I was wondering if anyone could possibly help me with an electrical fault on my 2000 Mercedes Vito 112 CDI? It has recently developed a strange fault with the instrument cluster: With the ignition off, and the key out of the car, there is this constant noise from the cluster. I could...
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