v220

  1. Richard1973

    V220 vs V230

    Evening all, due to a possible up coming change in family size I am considering changing the W210 for a larger capacity vehicle. Yes, I know the V class rot nearly as badly as the 210, but which to go for? 230 petrol and possibly gas convert, or stick with diesel with a 220? Sent from my...
  2. C

    V220 starter motor removal

    Hi all, Just received a new starter motor for the wifes v220 and had a little look tonight. Anybody have any advice re replacing it? I can get the 2 bolts out that hold it in place but getting to wiring to remove it, and I'm assuming it'll be a struggle getting the wires back o the new one...
  3. C

    1999 V220 cdi Ambiente

    Hi all. I'm new to the forum. Made some interesting reading up to press. I have a question regarding diagnostic tools and can't find much in relation to the older cars. I'm looking to buy a tool for our 1999 V220 cdi, can't afford the star system, but all I've found has been for later...
  4. H

    2001 v220 rear suspension ecu

    Hello, could anyone tell me where this is located please, and, if possible, any assosiated relay? Thanks, Hugh.
  5. H

    V220 rear suspension

    Hello all, I'm a new member. I have a UK 2001 V220 converted to a camper. The rear air suspension has stopped working after blowing the fuse about 4 times over about 3 months. The compressor does not operate at all now (Though I don't think it's broken). I have had a look underneath and nothing...
  6. P

    v220 auto box problem

    Hi all while driving my V220 auto, everything is ok until i stop at traffic lights etc, When i try to pull away nothing happens. But if i turn engine off and restart all is well again untill i next stop.? Van goes thru gears smooth no problems? Any ideas chaps Len
  7. N

    Newbie - V220 or V230??

    Hi all I'm new to the forum as I'm looking for a bit of advice on buying a 2000-ish vclass. I'm looking at a V230 or V220 campervan and wondered if anyone can give me pros and cons of each engine. MPG aside, which would you buy?? If anyone has one for sale, please let me know. Thanks...
  8. F

    V220 wanted

    I'm after a v 220 in the northeast if possible got 3K plus cash waiting
  9. J

    V220 Auto Transmission Problem

    Hi. I'm new to the forum and also to owning a Mercedes. I hope this post is in the correct place. As the title suggests I am having a bit of an issue with the auto transmission on my 2000 V220 Ambiente 2.2 CDI. The vehicle has 185K on the the clock so fairly high mileage I suppose. The fault is...
  10. B

    V-class V220, fault code 1622 - switch over valve?

    Hi, does anyone know what the electronic switch over valve is and does? I recently had a new engine put into my v220, w638 diesel auto. The replacement engine is from a 2002 model and my bus is a 2000. The engine looked slightly different but I was assured that the block is the same and it...
  11. S

    New V220 owner

    Hi everyone! My 1st merc! It's a big one 2001 W638 had it refurbed with dyed leather interior (black- have 3 kids), side bars and a nice front bumper spoiler, very comfy
  12. A

    V220 cdi wont start after headgasket replacement

    Hi all, 1st post after lurking for a while and pinching loads of useful info. Just recently completed changing the head gasket on a v220 (don`t ask if i`d do it again), every thing went kinda ok, injector bolts sheared, heater plugs sheared (they needed doing and it seemed a good time), chain...
  13. F

    Panel fitment - V220 onto V230?

    I need the surround (the bit that goes round the front grill/headlights) for my V230 i have been offered one from a V220 but it looks a little different from the one i want to replace. Can anyone tell me if the V220 version will fit my V230? Cheers.
  14. F

    Panel fitment - V220 onto V230?

    I need the surround (the bit that goes round the front grill/headlights) for my V230 i have been offered one from a V220 but it looks a little different from the one i want to replace. Can anyone tell me if the V220 version will fit my V230? Cheers.
  15. P

    638 V220 egr mod?

    Hi all Can anyone tell me how to block/bypass the egr valve please. Many thanks len
  16. P

    1999 V220 rear wiper motor

    Hi does anybody know if these are repairable or is it an ebay job? Thanks
  17. P

    V220 intermitant noise?

    1999 V220 variouse probs? Hello everyone I am new to this forum so please forgive me if i go over stuff that may already be on here. When i start the V220 there is a noise from the osf of the engine area, after 10-15 seconds it goes off and at the same time...
  18. P

    1999 V220 variouse probs?

    Hello everyone I am new to this forum so please forgive me if i go over stuff that may already be on here. Can anyone tell me if the heated door mirrors are automatic or do they need to be switched on and off? i cant find a switch. Next what does the switch with a W on the centre dash do? Next...
  19. B

    v220 gearbox oil change

    Good evening fellow mercedes lovers (you've got to love them haven't you!) my gearbox has started to shift a bit erratically (auto) and I have been told I need to do a gearbox oil change and change the filter?. Can anyone tell me please, what oil to use, and ultimately will this cure the...
  20. C

    mb, v220, tdi, 1999,

    edc light comes on over 3000 revs then cuts out.:dk:
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