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    reconnecting boot

    Hi all First-timer here. Basically, my boot had stopped opening fully, but closed fine, (on an automatic open/closing system) so to diagnose the problem I wanted to know if the struts had failed. So logically I thought I could disconnect the automatic arm to the boot (simple clip-on) and see if...
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    C300h w205 2016 Electrical fire in boot

    Hello, I would like to share what I have just experienced and to find out if others had similar issues. Yesterday morning I went in the boot to take the plastic crate and I was horrified by what I have found. after I discovered this and try to figure out if the process was still ongoing or not...
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    E320 Estate, S211, 2006 - high pitch noise from boot after battery change

    I had a battery warning on the dash and thought I'd changed the starter battery located in the boot. The old battery recently showed well below 10v and when I cranked it, it dropped to about 7v and would not start - that's why I thought a new battery was in order. I followed advice/procedure...
  4. Dan Tanna

    4-Year-Old C Class Coupe Wiring Failure - Quoted £9,000!

    I have a 2016 C Class Coupe 250D AMG-Line Premium Plus, 30k miles. My boot stopped opening the other day - wouldn't open at all. Took it into Mercedes dealership (I have an extended warranty). They came back and said 11 wires on the left and 5 on the right were all broken. Extended warranty...
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    Potential Roof Issue - cannot access boot, windows inoperable, roof switch permanently lit.

    Dear sirs, I have been having some issues with my roof which, I suspect is due to a microswitch perhaps on rear bow. Presently though, my primary worry is I cannot operate the windows or access the boot as per title. The windows will drop a little when opening door and go up again when...
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    W205 Estate Boot Cover Rail

    Hi Everyone, I am sure I am not the first one asking for this, but my 2017 C200D Estate's bootload cover assembly is not working on the left side. I went to a nearby MB garage to claim for the extended guarantee, but they conveniently refused even to analyze (asking 300 bucks for the analysis)...
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    GLC boot forced and auto close issue

    Hi to all the technical wizards out there. I've just encountered a strange issue with my GLC's boot opening and closing. The boot will open and then immediately close. I've tried opening it via the door, boot lid and key and in all instances, the boot will immediately close after two beeps...
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    W212 Estate Boot/Tailgate Issues

    Hi all please be gentle with me as I am a newbie looking for some advice. I have had my E class estate from new and up until recently it has been trouble free. Over the past few months it has developed an intermittent fault with the automatic boot. When I open it, and this bit happens every...
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    ML350 Auto tailgate won't open or close

    Hi all Newbie here. I just took delivery of my 2010 ML350 very pleased with it but it did come with a problem which i was aware of. The power boot opener does not work. I have done a little bit of poking around and found the pump this runs when the button is pressed and it has hydraulic...
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    SLK 171 2009 (UK)- "Close Boot Separator Error"

    Hi all, I have an SLK 2009 (171) UK spec 1.8 Kompressor that has recently been giving me a "Close Boot Separator" error when trying to operate the vario roof. I have checked that the separator does close and latch correctly, which it does. The ONLY thing i've noticed is that the separator is...
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    W220 Trunk Springs

    Hello, I have a 2000 S320 (W220), and I’m having a really hard time un-hooking the springs from the trunk that help swing the trunk open. On the left side, the spring is set to maximum tension, while on the right side it is not. I would like to increase the tension on the right side as the...
  12. SmoothBall

    W211: Which Fuse For Boot Convenience Lights?

    Hi folks, The two convenience lights on either side of the boot on my W211 no longer come on when I open the boot. I suspect a blown fuse. Does anyone know which fuse protects that circuit? Is it located in the engine bay box, dashboard compartment or boot compartment? The other thing that...
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    Boot Contents

    Hi Everyone Sounds a daft question but what should my boot have in it? I’m assuming as I have run flats that there’s no spare wheel and that as there’s no spare wheel, there is no need for a jack? Thing is, what should there be? It’s a C300h 2015 AMG LINE Premium Plus. Thank in advance
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    Has jump starting my car fried the electrics?

    Hi all I have a 2000 CLK 320 Auto Convertible that suddenly wouldn't start last week. I decided it might be a flat battery so I tried jump starting it from my wifes car. I DEFINITELY connected the jump leads red to red and black to black but after about 30 seconds the heavy duty jump leads...
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    Few issues with car body work

    Hi all, If anyone can help me out i know you guys will be able to. Got a few issues with some bits on my car. 1. Went to replace front number plate and the holder is held by 4 screws 2 of with are counter sunk (great) 2 of which are not and have to go though number plate to actually hold...
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    Boot troubles

    Hi All, My boot is driving my crazy and I have to turn to my fellow Merc owners in a bid to calm my dismay and frustration. 2011 e220 cdi... Symptom: Boot doesn't open by handle, or key fob, or drivers door switch. Manual key entry works. Additional info: Wiring appears intact. No noise on...
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    Boot not closing unless slammed hard

    Hi All, I have a 62 plate W212 and recently maybe after puting some big suitcases in the boot and forcing it close, I have noticed that the latch of the boot struggles to close, one has to hold the top of the boot and slam is so hard so as to make it close. This is not normal and I do not...
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    CLK Boot Lock Issues - Solution 200 Compressor Convertible

    Hi all, I've searched high and low for a solution to what seems to be a common issue with Mercedes CLK boot locks. I bought my CLK Convertible 200 Compressor (yr 2000) in February 2016 with a view to driving across Europe to a wedding in Italy in May. A week or so after getting the car home...
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    Key locked in boot, battery off...

    I've had a few electrical problems which resulted in a diagnoses of a bad aux battery on my 06 CLS 320cdi. I have one on order, but in the mean time have been taking the negative connection off the main battery in the boot whenever I leave it for a few hours to avoid drainage. Yesterday...
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    SL500 R230 - Charging consumer AUX battery with boot stuck locked

    Hello guys I have searched for days on end and read so many threads but cannot find an answer to a small question I have which potentially could solve a variety of SL bootlid/PSE/ Consumer battery issues... My fuel is low and the central locking is stuck in lock position for the fuel flap etc...

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