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  1. M

    Fuel gauge showing incorrect reading help pls

    Hello All I have a Mercedes ML 350 W164. Beautiful machine when all is well. I have a problem my fuel gauge is showing up incorrect. I filled up 2 weeks ago driven 100+ miles or so and the fuel gauge is staying between full and just slightly under full. It’s not showing the correct reading...
  2. I

    W201 190E Not starting without accelerator, and stalls instantly

    Hi all, I've been a lurker and have made a post in the past but I am back here again asking for advice/help! My 190E had been running fine (starting on first crank etc) until about a two or so weeks ago when I went to get to the OVP relay to check the fuse as it had an unusually high fuel...
  3. M

    w123 fuel gauge tool

    Hiya Newbie forum visitor. Have read some stuff before but now need to ask a question. Need to open my fuel level sensor and after reading up it seems I need one of these massive 46m (1 13/16) sockets. The ones the sell 'off the shelve' are all quite massive. So the question is: would the...
  4. G

    2014 E220 se cdi w212 fuel problem

    Hi guys so after a lot of pain and hassle I need some real help. My injector leak off pipe was sucking and blowing air creating air locks in system so I replaced with genuine part from merc £75 and now my engine management light keeps coming on still saying fuel injection pump fuel. The car is...
  5. M

    error code p000277

    I have an error code on my c250 cgi 1.8t, it is a p000277 'the commanded position cannot be reached' has a malfunction. the engine cut out twice in two different occasions, but the second time caused a management light.
  6. R

    FUEL LOSS

    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...
  7. Trueblue1872

    Terrible MPG on Kompressor

    Hello again Guys/girls. I have had my c180 2004 kompressor now for over 1 year and have always noticed it had been quite a thirsty car on fuel but lately its getting considerably worse. I am getting aroung 20mpg around my city and not much better when i was on the motor way yesterday. I am...
  8. SandyDD

    Sluggish automatic response...

    I have very recently purchased a A160 automatic (58) and have been told by a mechanic that there is a problem with the gearbox. I took it back to the garage under the 1 month warranty but they say they can't find anything wrong?! I am used to driving a bigger (V6 3.7L) automatic, so expected...
  9. MackScania

    w209 2002 CLK270 Delivery / Primer Pump? Failure

    Hi All! I've managed to get myself into a bit of a pickle and would appreciate some help and advice if anyone is able! The cars been in my possession for about 7 months now and It's never really managed to get to operating temperature and I've suspected the likely culprit is the thermostat...
  10. B

    Vito 638 112CDI Fuel draining back to tank.

    Any words of wisdom on where to start? My Vito 638 112CDi 2002 has developed a problem starting some mornings. Starts fine once been running. The fuel filter has an air bubble that appears in one of the lines after a few minutes of engine stop and slowly grows. The filter has three pipes at...
  11. E

    Help PLEASE, DPF problems maybe

    Hi all, I'm at a bit of a loss at the moment, both financially and mentally; not to mention emotionally drained. I own a Mercedes C250 Efficiencyblue 2.2 CDI A brief run down of problems: 1. Car starts to crank for long periods in the morning before starting, but starts. 2. One...
  12. P

    Is it Fuel Evaporation?

    I have a 2007 C180K. Even with 135,000 miles it drives really well. It starts from cold first time. However if it stands for, say an hour or so, when I start it, the engine turns over several times but always still starts. Does anyone know of this problem and what should I do to fix it please...
  13. N

    CLK Fuel Problem

    Hi All. Newbie on here :) I have a 2006 CLK 200 petrol convertible and it's developed a fuel problem. Despite having half a tank of fuel remaining I am "running out of fuel". The gauge is correct - it shows half a tank - and if I fill up it will only take half a tank's worth of fuel...
  14. B

    W124 E300D 1994 - Power Loss Uphill/50mph+

    Hello. I bought a 1994 E300D (OM606.910) a few weeks ago and have been driving it trouble free, until one day on the motorway (70 mph) the revs dropped and I started slowing down. I pulled over and the engine spluttered to a stop as if running out of fuel, despite having half a tank left...
  15. D

    C200 57 Plate unable to start

    Hi Everyone, I'm hoping there are people on here who have an idea on the current issues I'm having with my C200 Coupe. The problem (or problems!) have been ongoing for a while. The first issue was that on occasion the car would appear to be empty of fuel and the central locking and...
  16. S

    Unexplainable Fuel Consumption

    Hi, I have a c270 cdi which I often drive about 250 miles weekly up and down the m6. The computer readout reads between 52 and 56 mpg average which to me seems very good. However, if I work out fuel consumption the old fashioned way, tank to tank, I'm working out the consumption at being around...
  17. A

    1993 W124 220CE COUPE WONT START:(

    My 220ce wont start, after i recently put new fuel lines on, the car had always struggled abit to start. its mot was today and i couldnt even get there. it cranks but wont seem to go any further, started once for a few seconds then died again straigh away. ive got a feeling its something to do...
  18. rolfy

    Cold Start Problems

    Hi All Playing whack-a-rat with problems on the old jalopy. Now we've cured the blocked cat it goes like stink.:D but the next niggle to pop up is reluctant starting in the morning. Usually it starts first time, except when left overnight. It fires up, dies, and then takes a fair bit...
  19. S

    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...
  20. S

    Fuel consumption display

    I have a 2010 e-class e220 estate and the fuel consumption display bar is calibrated 0 to 40MPG - as this a reverse of the litres / 100km displays that go from 0 to 20 litres, why is this so - my 2008 c-class had the same fuel consumption display and that went 0 to 80 MPG My dealer cannot give...


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