1. B

    Hi all..

    Recently bought a 2005 W203 C220 diesel estate. Have registered to learn how others get on with their "Daimlers" Quite a pleasant driving experience for an old car, showing how well they were built originally...
  2. O

    Vehicle S202: 1998 C250TD estate

    Elegance trim, only 130K miles, MOT and SORNed. My daily for the last 2 years. Superb OM605 engine and smooth 722.6 autobox. A rare very sound example with very little of the usual rust (just front arches). Never welded, the underside, battery area etc. are all solid. Azurite blue with grey...
  3. N

    The reliability of the A180 2015

    hi guys, I am looking to buy a: Mercedes A180, Manual, 2015, Diesel, 66,112 miles. I am wondering about the reliability of these models for that year. In a article: https://www.whatcar.com/mercedes-benz/a-class/hatchback/used-review/n965/advice, the 2015 models are known for camshaft failures...
  4. T

    Mercedes e220 cdi have to rev when cold but runs fine when hot

    Hey Mercedes-Benz lovers! So i got this odd problem with my little brothers mercedes e220 om611, and i wanna help him fix it.. The problem is that it fires straight up but it just dies if we dont rev it to like 2000 rpm to not make it die... but once it hits 40 ‘C i dont have to keep reving...
  5. J

    R320 crank no start no error code

    Hi and thanks for all I have learned on this site already. I have read other posts about similar issues, and am now looking for advice on which way first. Okay, so I have an 08 R320 CDI that has 126000 miles and will absolutely not start unless I give it a tiny amount of starting fluid (a bad...
  6. Mazin Bayoumi


    Hi, i'm a bit dumbfounded!! My W204 C320 cdi sport started "misfiring" at around 2000 revs when driving in auto mode. It was OK up to 2000 and over 2500 revs. I took it to a garage, they plugged it in and it showed no fault codes. They checked the injectors and "calibrated", cleaned the egr...
  7. T

    Which E class

    Hi everybody! Hopefully somebody can give me some good ideas what to do here; I'm purchasing a car and parented by a mechanic a Mercedes is the only option. Things narrowed to a diesel E class 2009. to 2014. I have literally seen every single one of the E classes in a 0 to 6500 pounds price...
  8. 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...
  9. E

    S320 CDI 2007 ABS / ESP FAULT !!

    hi guys, im struggling with my car. I got some crazy problems with my mercedes. Please if any one can help! I turned my car on and comes up with an esp/ abs fault. I put into D and tried to drive but it was as if it was dieing hardly moving, tried to put it into P but it did not go into P only...
  10. O

    Mercedes gl420 blown head gasket

    Hi everyone, I'm new here . I wonder if anyone suggests me a good reasonable garage in Hertfordshire . Unfortunately I need to get my gl420 a new head gasket !! If any of you had the same issue before suggestions are welcome
  11. GAD Tuning LTD

    Mercedes C250 CDI W205 Stage 1 remapping

    Customer came in bright and early Saturday just gone. Had driven from Southampton over to us in Essex. A little different with this 250 CDI being a 2016 they had an ECU revision and instead of the slightly older Delphi CRD3xx platform was the newer Delphi CRD3P.D1 which now has a Tricore...
  12. T

    Just bought my 6th Benz...

    My newest vehicle is a 2005 E320 CDI with 145 k miles. Bought it in Raleigh, NC and drove it home to Tucson, AZ. This is my 3rd diesel and I'm excited to see how long this one can serve me! Tucson320CDI
  13. Tukka

    W115 Wiring Diagram needed please.

    1973 200D wiring diagram wanted to print off please.I have one in a Chiltons repair manual but it doesn't show the wire colours!!!
  14. Tukka

    W115 clutch pedal stuck!!

    Just got my 200D running after many years in storage.The clutch pedal was quite stiff to push down,however once it was down to the floor thats where it stayed! Now Im used to clutch plates rusting to the flywheel when in storage which results in them being stuck in gear but Ive never had this...
  15. Tukka

    W 115 200D 1973

    Hello.Im new to Mercedes ownership having mainly Triumphs but now the owner of a 1973 200D.It seems to be quite a rare model in that it has column change and bench seats.It was originally supplied by a dealer in Hong Kong,perhaps thats why the spec is different to UK ones? `Does anyone on here...
  16. S

    Help Needed. Transmission fluid amount mercedes vaneo 1.7cdi automatic 2005

    Hi, Just trying to find the amount /qty in millitires that my automatic gearbox takes, if filled from empty? Also link to manufacturers recommendation or helpful pages /information also a help. My car is a mercedes vaneo 2005 1.7cdi automatic gearbox Thanks in advnce for your help and...
  17. Vermilion / David

    Can a W221 S350 diesel Run on vegetable oil?

    Hey, thinking of buying a W221 S350 Diesel and was wondering if it would be able to run on vegetable oil due to high gas prices where I live. Any help?
  18. D

    Mercedes vito 110cdi limp Mode issue

    Hello people.. If got a Mercedes Vito 110 cdi 2.2 manual 2003, when I'm going into 4th gear at 60mph it seems too goo in limp mode and not revvng past number 3 .. 3000.. But when I turn off for about 60 seconds and restart it and its' fine again full power Anyone know wot could possible be...
  19. R


    Need help. I have a 2008 311cdi which is losing fuel. I've traced the source to what looks like a long breather pipe which is located at the rear of the engine. It looks like it drops down and is routed around the bell housing before ending just above the front axle. a) Should this pipe be here...
  20. Tony Perry

    Help! Hole near Oil cap spitting out Diesel!

    My 2010 C350 was shaking quit a lot and I decided to check under the bonnet to investigate further... that is when I found a cover had melted close to my oil cap and after I dug out the debris and cleaned it up I could then see a hole. When I turned the ignition on it started spitting diesel and...

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