v230

  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. B

    Need a bottom gearbox cooler hoes for V230

    Maybe a long shot but has anyone got a spare hose lying around. My gearbox started going weird and I found this hose had been leaking & the level had gone seriously down. Hoping no damage. Cheers, Dave
  3. B

    V230 Strange sound

    Funny noise on my V230 from cold only: I can't upload mp4's to here so I've put a vid on my site. Opinions on what it is & when it's likely to result in engine or gearbox expiration please. It's coming from the box end, the last owner and so consequently I, mistook it for cam chain tensioner...
  4. 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...
  5. MercedesDriver

    V230 R29 AJC only 85k

    http://pages.ebay.com/link/?nav=item.view&id=161716589692&alt=web Does anybody from here know anything about this V230? From the description I got a gut feeling that something is not right.
  6. O

    Mercedes-Benz V230 w638 petrol, one cylinder not working properly

    Hi, new member here. I recently started having problems with V-class after I haven't driven it for a couple of months. First problem i noticed it was in limp mode probably caused because of one of the cylinders not working properly. After reading the fault codes(I'll post pics of them at the end...
  7. F

    Whereabouts of oil filter in V230.

    I understand it is a paper oil filter in my V230 Trend petrol (auto). But can someone advise me as to its whereabouts, thanks.
  8. F

    Exhaust pipe renewal - V230 Petrol - (97)

    Just a quick one, I need to replace my exhaust (the back and middle section). Are there any special technics/requirements in order to do this? as i'm doing it myself for the first time.
  9. V

    Mercedes vito v230 breaking for parts

    Mercedes Benz Vito V230 W638 Breaking For Parts | eBay
  10. S

    1998 Vito v230 overheating....

    Hello all, Hope you can help - have a vito 1998 v230 petrol. Only had it a couple of days - having purchased it from Northampton drove it down to London no problems, once I hit London traffic, the engine temp gauge started heading north towards the 120 mark. When moving again, temp comes...
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. raholder

    v230 30 amp fuse under passenger seat

    hi guys and girls i have just purchased a v230 ambient 1998. there is a blown 30amp fuse under the passenger seat it is in the middle row at the top in position marked as 18. there are a few other problems with this car please view my other posts if you feel you could help.
  14. raholder

    v230 list of problems

    hi all i hope i can find some answers to these questions. all advise will be greatly received. the auto transmission light is on. the exhaust is blowing and the brake servo is hissing when the pedal is depressed. could these faults be the cause of the limp home mode and transmission light.
  15. raholder

    new owner of an old v230

    hello fellow mb owners. i have spent lots of time reading post on the site. some very use full information but i still have unanswered questions. i will post these in the relevant feeds.
  16. F

    V230 (80mph at 5000 revs)

    Hi All, I picked up my V230 on sunday, and it has a couple of niggles, the main one (i think) being the fact that the auto box doesn't seem to be changing gear as expected, driving on the motorway it does 70 around 4000 rpm and 80mph at 5000 rpm, this seems very high. What could be the problem...
  17. nadeem

    FS V230 Ambiente Non Runner

    Hi, The car is a non runner, fully intact last use upto 4 years ago on lpg (until it ran out). 1998 7 seater Ambiente spec Known faults; 1. Fuel pump issues won't start on petrol. 2. Gearbox stuck in 1st 3. Rear suspension down compressor works though. Ideal for project or parts. Open to...
  18. emenoz

    Fitting springs onto a v230

    HI , does anyone have instructions on how to fit springs to a V230 , do i need to cut the air bellows , pdf instructions will be greatly appreciated , that V230 is bouncy!!!
  19. emenoz

    V230 spare key

    Hi all , can i have someone that can cut a key for a V230 and post it to me it has an id12 chip , chasis number VSA63829423250125 , THE KEY CODE is 49E19BC1630DB7CE
  20. emenoz

    V230 air suspension conversion kit

    hi , i am looking for a rear air supension conversion kit for my 1999 V class V230 , i want to convert the air sus to a spring sus , help . my vehicle is bouncy !
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