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  1. Benzowner

    Troubles?

    A few months ago had error code P0266(No.2 cylinder) which I put down to bad fuel, as after a bottle of jet cleaner and a code reset, had no further problems. Today had error code P0263(No. 1 cylinder), again a bottle of jet cleaner and code reset and it too has gone. The fuel use has changed...
  2. Reggies

    Speedo troubles

    On my old car 1995 c180, the speedo dose not work for 3 to 5 mins, then it is ok, when I stop the engine and re start it, yet 3 to 5 mins again, then it all works. It is only the speedometer, now this is not the end of the world but just wondered why it dose this. :crazy:
  3. S

    C320 CDI Cold starting troubles

    Hi all, I love my Merc, it's my first and I'm completely smitten. However it's gotten reluctant to start, the colder it the more reluctant to start the car is. For the previous 4-5 weeks the glow-plug light has been staying on for about a minute or so, but was starting beautifully. I do have a...
  4. pnevesfoto

    w203 220CDI 722.6 Gear box troubles...

    Hi guys... long time no hear... I've been away for quite some time, wich means that I have been out of troubles, but today my Merc laid down some troubles for me to solve... after a lovely brunch at the seaside, I sat down on my car and turned on the key... the car started with no fuss but...
  5. B

    Air con troubles

    Hi all , I'm after some advice on an air con fault on old Merc R129 sl 500 with early air con. The one with just a few dials. Not the common dual sided system. Basically I have no air con. I believe the compressor pump isn't running. I have had it in to two Indy air con recharge places...
  6. trapperjohn

    Anyone had one. Troubles? what to look for.

    My lad is thinking of changing his Focus Estate - 1.8TdI - 170K Miles. He has three children to squire about (age 1 year to 10) and does about 15k a year. All private funded miles. What does the team think about this. I have no knowledge of Vauxhall Diesels. Trying to get him into a 270 Estate...
  7. D

    Viano suspension troubles.

    Hi everybody, Hope somebody can help me with my problem. I have a W639 Viano 3cdi (year 2008) and a problem has developed with the rear suspension. The suspension seems to have collapsed to it's lowest level, and doesn't want to come back up again. There are instructions in the handbook on how...
  8. watson101

    '98 Clk230k engine troubles....

    So I started off by getting the leads and software to try diagnose the car, after reading up a load of threads I had an idea what to expect.... Codes I got back were p0300, p0300, p0302, p0302, p0303, p0303. Is it usual that the codes are repeated? I googles the codes and the p0300 is...
  9. adile220

    W124 Fueling Troubles

    Hi All, Im having issues with my w124 e220 coupe, and wanted to ask if someone can help. I had a noisy fuel pump, which finally gave up the ghost - parked the car for a few days, and got back to it to find fuel pump wasnt priming. Changed the fuel pump for an aftermarket one - still no joy...
  10. biturbo

    S600 Troubles

    Thanks to MB MOTORS of Chester, I am now back to square one. New passenger turbo needed and a pair of cats. Even though i have just spent 5k on fixing it with them. It still doesnt work. Even though i bought a new turbo that worked for 1 day. And new cats, its back at the dealers who seem to...
  11. T

    W203 C220CDI Estate new owner troubles

    Well, after saving and hunting around for a specific Merc, I finally get a favour from a pal who's brother works at A Mercedes franchise as they have just taken in part ex what I am after. They take in a 2003 C Class Estate auto deisel (just what Im looking for) but its to old to be on the...
  12. T

    E320 W210 Gearbox troubles

    Has anyone experienced this problem with there transmission, on a 5 speed automatic? I'm having problems with the gearbox on my newly acquired W210 E320. When you start the car up you can select all the gears using the Tip when stationary. It also selects fine when you start driving and will...
  13. Sp!ke

    Strange W124 Troubles

    Over the past few days I've developed a very odd problem in my manual gearbox W124. After sitting in stop start traffic for a while, the car develops a sort of high pitch whine. Once this whine starts, in a seemingly random fashion, the clutch pedal sinks to the floor and the clutch doesn't...
  14. A

    [Solved] w124 fuse #5 troubles

    Hi fans, just wanted to share my today's issue with the merc. Have an italian w124 (250D turbo, '92). Today during a trip i heard an awful sound like the lights reminder (i believe in english it's zoomer, but not sure) but more quiet. After few minutes noticed that tachometer, fuel and...
  15. C

    Test Drive Troubles

    I have been trying to get a test drive in a W204 for at least a month now. I really want a try a C320CDI or a C350, but so far my dealer has not been able to find anything. I have no doubts that he has been trying and seems willing to travel some distance to get me one to have a go in, but...
  16. jaymanek

    More ebay troubles!

    I bought a boot lid for my SEC last week (just want the spoiler off it) and the guy has relisted it!??? have emailed him twice but no response as yet. http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=150144624053&ssPageName=STRK:MEWN:IT&ih=005 relisted...
  17. comports

    Car Buying Troubles

    Hi, Not an MB but advice needed. Partly my fault but I recently bought a car (just a cheap run around) for my mother-in-law from a local car lot. A citroen Saxo. £1000.00 with 3 months warranty and a new MOT. I asked the usual questions about accidents and HPI and was told "oh yes - I HPI...
  18. Birdman

    Key troubles

    I was in a hurry and as you can't really see the ignition slot in the facelift W210 in the dark - it's masked by the steering wheel - there was the usual fiddling around to find the slot. This time the key just wouldn't go fully in and I couldn't turn it to the 'start' position. Removed key...
  19. M

    Catalytic converter troubles

    The cat on my SLK320 went shortly before it was out of (3 year) warranty at 15k miles. It was replaced under guarantee. The guy said there had been a bad batch. Well it's gone again, this time in under 2 years (about 18 months) and 8k miles. Stealer says its £1200 + VAT and it's out of warranty...
  20. jasohal

    E55 W210 Series 1999 COMAND Troubles !!!

    Hi, I need some help with the COMAND system in my car !!! Basically - the car is fitted with a comand unit and CD changer - problem was that someone has damaged the screen and its difficult to see what the screen says + the Navigation does not work. I managed to source an identical...
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