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  1. E

    Aircon failed after testing by main dealership

    A strange issue happened recently. I noticed last month during one of those hot 28º days that the aircon didn't seem very cold. Time for a re-gass I thought, as it had been 2 years since it was last done. So when the car was going into the dealership for another issue I asked them to check if it...
  2. P

    R231 SL Drainage Holes / Leak / Water Ingress

    I was hoping that somebody with an R231 could check something for me please... As per the photo, do you have a piece of foam in one of your roof seals? I'm in the process of trying to identify the source of water ingress in my 2013 R231 SL350, and came across one drainage channel thanks to the...
  3. A

    2019 Shooting Brake - Water Leak

    Hi, I own a 69 plate shooting brake and appear to have a leak. When I open the boot there is water dripping from behind the plastic and the ‘Boot Close’ button is also wet. Does anyone have any knowledge of this? Thanks
  4. Aedmer

    W204 c220 cdi - front left leak

    Hi all, would really appreciate any help on this. Had a pretty large pool of what looks like oil show up under front left, behind wheel. Looks to be from axle. Got steam cleaned and raised at a garage and they were adamant - no oil leak. FF a month, same story again. Oil level is still fine...
  5. F

    Help please! Coolant leak

    Hi folks! I've had a coolant message coming up in my 06 W221 320cdi. I have topped it up hoping it just needed a top-up, after 10 miles message was back again, took the car for a quick inspection and was told "oh man if it's taking coolant you need a new engine" type thing... took it to...
  6. Sam Stoddard

    R230 slight roof leak in hinge

    Hey guys my 2003 SL350 (R230) has a small leak on the roof driver side hinge (see photos) Is this an easy DIY job?
  7. motocod

    W211 E270 washer fluid leaking

    Hi Folks, I have a 2005 W211 E270, which has a leaky washer fluid issue. Seems like there could be some problems with rubber bungs failing on the tanks - just wanted to see if anyone else has experienced this on a W211, and what the fix is? Looks like it might be tricky to get at - presumably...
  8. M

    Dangerous unbounded windscreen E220

    Hello, new to the forum and need your assistance please anyone. I have an E220. Noticed water ingress coming in to the car from the top of the windscreen. Took it to Mercedes was verbally told the windscreen was not bonded and I had to replace it at my expense as I am out of warranty. On...
  9. S

    SEC Water leak

    My beloved 1990 500 SEC has water in the rear driver side footwell and I've spent a lot of money trying to fix it. The sunroof has been replaced and the four water spouts are clear. There was a hole in behind the battery but that has been repaired. I can't see any windows leaking and the boot...
  10. moj91

    722.6 (C250 CDI) blowing ATF from breather...

    Hi All, Had a happy gearbox, now its unhappy... Working just fine, 115k miles.. Had the gearbox oil/filter/plug changed by a good indie (as advised by an autobox specialist a while back, (preventative maintenance)). Drove to Cornwall for a week break, no issues, excellent changes etc. On...
  11. O

    Video showing ATE Brake booster seal replacement inside the car

    Hello everyone, wanted to show this video where I replace the leaking plunger seal at the Brake booster without removing the booster from the car. This was done on a Volvo car which uses the same ATE Booster as Mercedes models from around 2000-2012. It can be done with the seal from URO (see...
  12. O

    W220 Tranmission Problem and Oil In coolant

    Hi guys, I have a Mercedes W220 (2003, 3.7l, S-class, s350) On my way back from work. I noticed that when I put my car in drive there was a slight delay in a sense of the gear clicking in place to move off, I also noticed that when I try to put it in N or R also slight delays. Once I pulled...
  13. D

    Slight oil leak at edge of radiator

    I have a slight oil leak at the edge of the radiator on my 2005 c180 Kompressor which I only bought a couple of months ago. Didn't see the leak for the underpan till later. I have ordered a new radiator, gearbox filter and seal also new dipstick. I also have problems with the heater. I flushed...
  14. 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...
  15. idlerider

    W211 aircon leak

    My E350 wagon has a refrigerant leak. Car had been sat for some time (on sales forecourts) and the engineer thinks it's the compressor seals, as it fills and holds pressure happily but loses it as soon as the compressor runs. Even under UV, he can't see a visible leak anywhere. I'm thinking of...
  16. 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...
  17. J

    Pool of Diesel on top of Injectors.

    Hi guys, great to be a part of the forum. Just looking for abit of help and advice. This morning my Mercedes cdi c220 2011 was turning over but not firing up. I tried a few times then stopped. When I looked in the engine there is a pool of Diesel over the injectors? But when I turn the car...
  18. K

    My first W124

    Hi there, W124 300D, 1991 -this is my treasure, always wanted one and finally got one :) But she is not without her problems. The most urging one I would like you, experts to help me with is water collecting in the footwells. I checked four drains along the windscreen, they're not clogged or...
  19. Gillibrand

    ML350 W163 Power Steering Fluid Leak

    My 2003 ML350 W163 started leaking power steering fluid. It is the low pressure hose that is the problem - the end has perished where it joins the radiator. I was planning to use a generic hose (suitable for oil) to replace it, does anyone know what the internal diameter of the hose is please...
  20. M

    CL leaking window/roof

    A good source of knowledge and advice, I'm hoping you fellow forum members might be able to help me out again. When I bought my CL 12 months ago, there was a green mark on the suede roof lining. This is driver side over the right shoulder of the rear passenger seat, where the roof slopes down...


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