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  1. FBF

    W221 radio upgrades?

    Well it would seem my s63 has the dreaded amp rot, stereo and phone options say unavailable and despite how beautiful the car sounds im missing mr vine, its got so bad im even missing the awfully annoying Zoe ball!! So i dont want to invest in a new kardon amp, is there any other aftermarket...
  2. J

    Pre-Glow Instrument Cluster Light

    Hi, My A180d Sport Pre-Glow light appeared on the dash and has stayed on for every journey I’ve made in the last week. I took my car to an independent garage this morning and they’ve run some diagnostics for me and said that the error is showing as an internal electrical fault with one of the...
  3. D

    A250 Dangerous Auto Box Fault

    Hi everyone, I wanted to know if anyone else was experiencing a fault with their new-shape A-Class slipping into neutral. My dealership (Taunton) are aware of this fault and have told me it's a software issue they don't currently have a resolution for. Their suggestion was that I don't drive...
  4. V

    Mercedes E200 OM651.925 Coolant Leak Problem

    Hi all, I am new here and this is my first post in this forum after trying to find any info on the internet about om651 engines having a coolant leak problem but nothing matches my one. I own 62 reg prefacelift E200 CDI (om651.925 variant engine) and had to add some coolant in the past, maybe...
  5. M

    OIL SENSOR FAULTY MESSAGE

    Hi. I am brand new to this forum however i have owned my merc for aprox 3 years. Last week i got the oil sensor faulty message on my dash and the car began to enter limp mode. Then later that day it dissapeared. Then it came back. So i changed the sensor...£100 plus vat none the less...
  6. Hans Solo5

    Mercedes Sl280 R129 Roof Switch and Roll Bar Illuminated

    Hi, I stupidly let the battery drop down low, I started her with a battery pack but now the Roof Light is permanently on as is the roll bar light. Im praying no permeant damage by using the battery pack, everything else is fine, is it a trip to MB for a STAR plugin and fault clear of is there a...
  7. A

    W210 abs bas esp warning lights

    Hi folks - I know this topic is a perennial bug... please bear with me. 2002 E2320CDI estate (if it matters) started a few months ago bringing on the abs, bas and esp warning along with the bulb fail warning. Fixed by bending the fuse tabs to make better contact. Hurrah. Then it comes back...
  8. E

    Hi, I'm new and need HELP!!

    Hi, I have just signed up to this because I have recently occurred a problem with my 1994 Mercedes E300 Diesel Estate. My problem... My car is a 4 gear auto with the option to select 2nd gear and 3rd gear. Randomly one day the car cut out and lost all power. All the dashboard lights...
  9. B

    Dynamic seat repair

    Hi guys, So I've had a few niggles with my dynamic seats, suspecting air leaks. Just got hold of an iCarSoft MB II fault code reader, and (aside from 1000 various fault codes...) sure enough I had the following: left seat: a Pressure relief valve opens without active overpressure; b...
  10. S

    Help to diagnose bizarre electrical faults

    Hi. I'm a new forum member and would really appreciate any help with an odd collection of intermittent electrical failures on my car. The car is a Feb 2008 W204 estate, C220 Diesel. This winter it has suddenly developed a fault on cold mornings, especially after being unused for a few days...
  11. I

    CLC wiper problems (with rain sensor)

    Having looked at the many posts on wiper issues I seem to have a slightly different issue and wondered if the many more experienced posters could shed some light (it's a CLC 2008) - Position 0 (manual - on pressing the stalk) - wipers operate when button pressed but stop as soon as button...
  12. W

    W169 Door Mirror Indicator Bulb - False warning

    Immediately after starting our 2005 A Class a warning appears that the left hand door mirror indicator bulb has failed. If one then turns the left indicator on it works perfectly and the warning doesn't appear again until the next restart. The car is fitted with folding door mirrors which...
  13. N

    W220 S Class 320 CDI loss of drive from transmission

    Hi, I had quite a moment on the M25 today when my S320 CDI without any warning lost drive. All I felt was complete lack of throttle response before the car coasted to a halt. With the engine off drive was restored but only for a few hundred yards, then lost again. I tried this a couple of times...
  14. renrutp76

    W203 cdi EPC Fault

    some of my recent threads highlight the issues I have been having. Here is a brief summary:- Car was initially hesitating under acceleration at low RPM, initially thought to be a gearbox issue, however my opinion was air in fuel after checking a clear section of pipe. A temporary clear...
  15. S

    CLK 230K Ignition / Electrical Problem

    Hi, I've had a series if problems recently. Some seem trivial but I'll detail all just in case they are relevant. First, the car went dead and wouldn't start. We wondered if this was due to having lights left on.. jumped it and all seemed ok. Once in a while we got the problem where the...
  16. L

    ABC symptoms at idle - SL55

    Hi all - have got some major work planned on the ABC system on my SL55 - valve block overhaul (x2), new accumulators, 1 x level sensor, fluid, filter etc.. but the only item I'm not (currently!) replacing is the Pressure Relief valve block. One of the symptoms I'm getting is an occasional...
  17. Dasauto

    A180 front wiper stop/start problem

    Hi, I have a A180 2006 which seems to have dodgy front window wipers. (fuses checked all ok) I've done a bit of internet research and it seems that proper attachment of the wiper arm to the spline stub if critical, and they do look a bit wonky when in the "rest/off" position. (see attached...
  18. C

    BAS / ESP after tracking

    Mercedes C220 Cdi W203 2001 Auto. Hi Guys. about 2 months ago i got my front disc and pads changed after i noticed there was a really bad wobble when i was breaking at high speed . Also a few weeks later i had the passenger side front suspension arm changed after the garage said it was...
  19. O

    2002 Vario 814D - Air suspension fault

    Hello everybody, We have just purchased a 2002 Vario 814D Ex-Library van fitted with air suspension on the rear axle. 200 miles into ownership it has developed and interesting fault.:confused: When stationary, with the engine running, the rear of the vehicle is raising and lowering...
  20. G

    A180 Driver's door not locking

    Hi, I'm new to this forum and also a 1st time Mercedes owner, so sorry if this has been repeated before. My car is a 2006 A180. I have noticed that when I lock the car with the central locking fob the interior buttons all go down and all the doors except the driver's door actually fully...


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