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    Avoid navigationupdate.co.uk for sat nav update

    I’ve recently purchased a 2011 c220 estate and love it, my first Mercedes. I wanted to update the sat nav to the most recent maps and purchased the discs from navigationupdate.co.uk - don’t make the same mistake. The discs were copies and not genuine, foolishly I tried to instal them and it does...
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    Brake pads for S600?

    Hi all Am searching for brakes for my S600 bi turbo W220. When looking at my pads there is an indent on bottom middle of the pad and looks like it has 4 brake pads each side (on the front). I couldn't find the correct pads with my reg or model but when I search S63, I found the pads straight...
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    Front brake discs warped W212 E220

    Well, my first experience of the wonderment that is MB Customer Services. As some of you know I had to have a full brake disc & pad change in the last week of July, 5 months and 5000 miles after taking the car over. MB were unable to book me in and this was 2 days before our French road...
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    One's Brake Discs Are Not Shiny!

    How does one polish one's brake discs to a mirror shine? :D LOL Seriously though - I'm sort of used to see brake discs with pretty much uniformed silver shiny working surface. However, my recently (as in 1,650 miles ago) fitted MTEC Drilled and Grooved discs are not, particularly at...
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    w220 discs n pads

    Hi I am quite new to the forum but really enjoy reading the posts and have had some useful advice and some laughs:p. I bought my first merc, an s320 cdi 2003 (facelift) and really enjoying it despite having a few problems. Today I was out in it and the check brake lining msg came up on the...
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    Mercedes ML270 - Brake problem

    I have a Mercedes ML270 2002. I have just had new pads fitted all round and new brake discs on the front by the local garage. For some reason, since they have been changed, the front brakes only are sticking on. The garage itself says they are not sure what it could be but they assure me that...
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    Rear brake discs

    Hi, I have a 2004 CLK cabriolet and my dealer says the rear brake discs are 90% worn and need replacing. I'm doubtful - they feel like they're the best part of 1cm thick - at what point should they be replaced? Thanks.

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