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    Loud ticking / tapping noise once engine is turned off

    Hoping someone can help with the following issue I’ve noticed with a used automatic C Class coupe 2012 I’ve recently purchased. The car makes a loud ticking / tapping noise once it’s parked after having been driven and the engine is turned off. It goes on for 10+ minutes - I haven’t waited to...
  2. J

    Auto gearbox won't change gear?

    Hi, New to the forum. I have had my C180K SE Coupe (2004) for about 10 years now and it has been very good up until a few weeks ago when the gearbox would not change gear. I looked up a few similar topics and it seemed to be the Lever Selector Position. I bought a second hand one that I was...
  3. T

    A Class cream interior

    Hi All New to the forum and wondering if someone can help me out I’m looking to buy a white A class with all cream interior including Cream dashboard in Automatic. So far I’ve never been able to find one which fits all these specs. So my question to anyone with more knowledge than me is, does...
  4. A

    Mobil 1 0W-40 Oil?

    Greetings everyone, I have a question regarding motor oil. I have a Mercedes-Benz C220 (W203) year 2001, Diesel, Automatic and it has 296,000 km (mileage) - I searched on Mobil1 official web site and used their search criteria based on my car's information and the site recommended 0W-40 Mobil 1...
  5. A

    Noise from Automatic Transmission on W211 E280 Saloon (2005)

    I'm hearing a low whine from the transmission that, gear-by-gear (automatic), raises in pitch as the car accelerates. The car's done around 110,000 miles. Can anyone advise what the problem is likely to be? Thanks, Peter
  6. D

    Slight oil leak at edge of radiator

    I have a slight oil leak at the edge of the radiator on my 2005 c180 Kompressor which I only bought a couple of months ago. Didn't see the leak for the underpan till later. I have ordered a new radiator, gearbox filter and seal also new dipstick. I also have problems with the heater. I flushed...
  7. SandyDD

    Sluggish automatic response...

    I have very recently purchased a A160 automatic (58) and have been told by a mechanic that there is a problem with the gearbox. I took it back to the garage under the 1 month warranty but they say they can't find anything wrong?! I am used to driving a bigger (V6 3.7L) automatic, so expected...
  8. Teutonic77

    Trying to keep an old rusty automatic alive..

    Hi Mercedes Peeps we've got an old Mercedes Vito 638 automatic which we've been nursing along with bits here and bobs there. We've been stuck for a few months without her as the Neutral position/Inhibitor switch needs replacing. We cant seem to locate one that's not a kings ransom from a main...
  9. Lokey

    Mercedes CLA parts for sale- 2013-2017 Automatic Gearbox Petrol CLA180

    Hi i have for sale an Automatic Gearbox that has recently been removed from a CLA180 Petrol 2015 the gearbox has only covered 17250 miles Part no : A2463702703 ZGS 001 i have pictures and viewing is available if you require any more information please message me for more details i am new...
  10. R

    Automatic gearbox problem

    Hi, I've got a 2006 A170 that sometimes won't select drive (if I'm stopped) or slips out of drive into neutral at low speed - has anyone have an idea what is happening, and if it will be expensive to fix? Thanks in advance, Rhys
  11. J

    Vehicle 1989 Mercedes Benz 230e SOLD

    The time has come to sell my beloved Mercedes affectionately known as "Bruno" after the great man himself ;) I always wanted a Mercedes it was one of my Bucket list cars.I really wanted a W123 but to be honest at the time I bought my first they were out of my price range :( So I bought a 190d...
  12. S

    Thinking of buying a 2003 CLK .. Any advice?

    Hi everybody, I have recently come across and ad from a dealership trying to sell a 2003 CLK 1.8 Automatic Kompressor. The ad is currently selling for EUR1,600 which is a pretty reasonable price. I am wondering if there is anything that I may need to take into consideration so that I...
  13. C

    Towing - Cooling confusion!

    Hi I've a W212 2012 E220CDI Automatic Estate , and we're looking to tow a caravan max laden weight of 1500kg (just under the 85% kerbweight). Max towing limit for this car is 2100kg according to the manual. I'm getting an aftermarket towbar, but asked Merc if any additional cooling was...
  14. H

    Very Unusual Problem..Automatic Gear does not switch to R

    Hello I am suffering with my C200 CDI Auto 2005 facelift model. The gear stacks D and does not switch to R. With a manual intervention(using a screw driver) I could change to R. Sometimes the car does not start, when the key is inserted, the display comes on and the gear display is blank on...
  15. A

    Engine management light

    hi guys I have this problem with my w204 c220 diesel estate automatic(2009) (98k), that I cant seem to figure out what it is. While stationery if i want to accelerate the car seems to hesitate initially with a jerk with idle moving up and down in rev range (500 to 1500 rpm) as if the car is...
  16. M


    Hi, Good Morning I hope everybody is very well & enjoying your weekend, I had a bit expensive & worried weekend. Just bought a (Merc,c200 cdi,54plate unfortunately auto) spent about £600 on tyres,bushes,arms suspension,brake discs, but still got below problems. 1) When i start my car...
  17. L

    Auto transmission sometimes not changing gear.

    For the last couple weeks my car hasnt been shifting gear property. the following happens intermittently. 1. Drive car. Gears shift normally. 2. last week whilst driving, the gear some times stays in gear and wont auto shift up or down. 3 On one occasion whilst at lights the car wouldnt...
  18. L

    auto 220e revving/ jerking in drive at a stop

    Hi, I have just come into possession of a 1993 Mercedes 220e automatic and have noticed that when in drive and I brake to a complete stop with the brake fully depressed the car is revving/jerking forward. My knowledge of cars is very limited and this is my first automatic car so not sure what...
  19. L

    Side mirrors not folding - C180 Coupe Sports Edition

    Hi everyone, I have got a 2005 Mercedes C180 Coupe Sports Edition. These don't have the buttons to automatically open and close the side mirrors and I would have thought I would be able to close this manual (with my hands) but when I do this, they just pop back out. My question(s) is: 1...
  20. S

    slk200 - manual or auto box?

    Hello- I’m looking to buy a 2008/2009 slk200 and have some questions. Living in the Isle of Man there aren’t many examples here so I’ll probably have to travel to the UK to find one but I want to do some research beforehand. I’ve had manual cars for 34 years, occasionally driven cars with...

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