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    Any trouble free motoring with C250d?

    Hey guys, Im looking to buy a C250d (2012-2013). For my budget ive found a couple with around 35K on the clock. Now, ive done my research on mercedes diesel engines and have come across a few horror stories i.e. black death. Ive also heard of people describing, especially with the 250's, a lag...
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    ML320 W164 injector return line clip removal

    Hi all, I would like to have introduced myself before posting but I'm in the middle of a DIY and I could do with a little help! My ML320 W164 has had a leaking injector for a while and I've finally got around to making a start on fixing it... However, the simplest of things has stopped me...
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    W163 ML270 CDi Injector refitting problem

    Hi Everyone I recently bought a 2003 ML 270cdi with 160,000 miles on the clock and it had a couple of blowing injectors (three and four if counting from the front) - the dreaded "black death"! After reading the threads already on here (Very useful too, thankyou!) I decided that the removal...
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    Garrett turbo, limp mode

    I am still trying to troubleshoot my limp mode. I started by cleaning the EGR valve. When I took it off, I found a 5-7 sq.cm piece of black plastic which looked like it broke off something. I could not find it's origin, but I saw plenty of gunk in the manifold. Anyway, I started by cleaning the...
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    black death injectors

    Hello Guys i posted about fumes in the cabin and you told me about black death! Well i took the car into a local garage that is supposed to have a good reputation on diesels tyhe car had been running really well except the fumes were horid if vents were not closed. they reseated the...


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