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  1. N

    Further Woe's

    Ok Guys im really stumped now, i have all front suspension arms fitted to my car, two track rod ends and the drag links, the steering was all over the place so with advice from club members i had the car set up with the 4 wheel hunter system, the steering was still snatching on corners and...
  2. texterted

    Another tale of MB dealer inspired woe.

    I booked my ML 4200 in for a gearbox oil & filter change at my nearest MB dealership last Friday. I agreed a special deal price of £250 for the work to be carried out. Pretty good I thought. Given the cost of the oil and the need for star trickery, it was completed and paid for. I drove...
  3. C

    w208 brake woe

    Hi everyone I have a 99 320 CLK cab sport on the last mot was an advisory about both rear disc guards (plates) rusting I have renewed them along with pads discs and shoes, the handbrake could not be completed on the first attempt because the activator meaning the bit on the business end of the...
  4. R

    C63...tale of woe...

    ...from the other side: Fire from gearbox on C63AMG - Mercedes-Benz Owners' Forums
  5. S

    w123 280ce instrument woe,s

    has anyone come across this before i have a 280ce which is in excellent running order. however for quite a while there has been a dead bug in the instrument binnacle below the clock. so yesterday i decide to pull the unit and to remove the little fella. all went well no issues. i fired the car...
  6. A

    New Van Woe, Help request from someone at mercedes in the know

    Hi Guys, I have a Nov 2011 Vito 113 CDI automatic, which has paint & body defects. It looks like it has been Littered in Mettalic fragments. They are inbedded in the Headlamps, bonnet, front wings and Mirrors and follow down the van getting less frequent to the rear. I Have been to and...
  7. E

    HELP! C180 Tale of Woe

    Hi I am a new member and I very much hope that you might be able to give me some advice. I apolgise in advance for the long story… I bought my 2001 C180 Sport Coupe (automatic) in Sept 2009 from a local independent dealer. It only had 46k miles with full MB service history and 1 previous...
  8. KwickWilly

    Tales of Woe (Updated)

    For those of you that see my original thread entitled “Tales of Woe” and would like an update, well here it is. The main problem you may recall is with the 7G gearbox and problems with the shifting. The car went back to the supplying dealer on Saturday 21st for further investigations and was...
  9. KwickWilly

    Tales of Woe

    Oh my God, what have I done! Not the first words that I thought I would ever be typing so soon after purchasing my dream car, but this is what I’m feeling after only seven weeks of ownership! I purchased my very first Mercedes (2007 SL350) towards the end of March, and from an official MB...
  10. I

    Yet more dealer woe

    I was on the Mechanical side of this site, I got some vital assistance...thankyou Jay. .....it appears that during my 100kkm/60kmiles service from hell, the Mercedes dealer didn't check the AT fluid level of a car which has a "AT transfer box leak". My car "broke down" 3 weeks after the...
  11. bennesspipers

    Mobilo & AA tale of woe

    :doh:i was in Norfolk over the weekend, & came across a guy with a 55 plate C180 who'd locked his key in the boot, Mobilo's answer was, either phone home & get your wife to bring the spare key (from Northampton !) or break in. Then he fetched the AA out, & after many attempts, & much alarm...
  12. ringway

    W210 Evaporator Woe.

    Hi everyone, I have been told I need a new Evaporator for the air-con on my W210. I have had the system re-gassed and there is a leak from behind the dash. I have had a quote of around £1000.00 for the part and repair - dashboard out. :eek: Has anyone had any experience of this problem...
  13. H

    Gearbox woe

    I have a 1996 (P) E300D which has developed a gearbox problem. It's the auto 4 speed box and when in drive (D) it changes up 1-2 OK, 2-3 OK but then seems to fail to find 4th and loses drive and the engine races to high revs. Any advice as to problem? I'm in Peterborough so advice as to local...
  14. DSLiverpool

    Does Life See Me Coming .. Wheel Bolt Woe

    Ok Im a cheapskate and when I noticed a set of monoblock copies from a SL320 on ebay with tyres I thought why not use them and get a new set of proper ones in the summer and use these for winter. As they came off a SL320 I thought no brainer BUT the bolts are the head - shaft - coller -...
  15. DSLiverpool

    Ongoing Gear Change Woe

    I have been using the SL for a few weeks now and not being particulary gentle with it (as advised I have been opening up the throttle) and I am loving it (yes I should have got the 500 :rolleyes: ) I have it booked in on tuesday for the diagnostic hook up as the gearchange under duress is...
  16. Simon

    Washer woe's - Warranty dispute

    In August last year I had a new windscreen washer pump fitted. Now it's not working again and has been replaced by the same garage as it's faulty. It's not an OEM pump and the parts supplier is saying they will not replace it under warranty! What do you good people think? Should I have to...
  17. CIL 7015

    Wiper Woe

    The passenger side wiper isn't working but the drivers side is on my W211. Any suggestions what to check. Thanks for your help
  18. D

    C230K Battery Woe

    Yesterday my 100Ah varta battery gave up living after 8y3m (it was the original battery supplied with the car). I had noticed that starting was becoming more of an effort over the summer and I guess that the increased demands of batteries during the winter and the colder days have put the last...
  19. G

    COMAND woe with CLK 320CDI

    Hi all, I know there are all manner of threads relating to COMAND and related issues and I have searched many, but cannot seem to find an authoritive answer. I bought a 55 plate CLK 320CDI in September 05, fitted with DVD COMAND. The system shipped with a dvd, version 4.0. I have had...
  20. D

    Gearbox woe? Potentially...

    This week the car has started playing up a bit. Initially it was slow to engage drive (Put in D revs rise car rolls backwards. Foot on brake, wait, clonk, all ok) When I got out on the road, it didn't want to change up, but did eventually. After that was OK. Then this weekend, it has started...
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