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    Please provide your help White Smoke from the exhaust W203 - no head gasket issue

    Hello dear members. I am extremely worried for the following issue. Light white smoke is coming out of my exhaust. I noticed it a couple of days ago. I have also checked cooling fluid, oil filler cap and spark plugs for signs of head gasket failure but seems NOT to be a head gasket (as can be...
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    2015 C class squeaky steering wheel

    The workshop is asking me to change the whole steering rack which is very expensive and not justified so just checking if anyone knew what this sound is about. Thanks
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    W201 stopped whilst driving

    Hi, thought I'd share my issue. I haven't fixed it, but when I do, maybe it will come in handy for someone else. Till about a month ago my 1.8l W201 1992 been problem free since I bought it about a year ago. Got 300000km on it. When I bought it, it ran good, but I took the time changing: Rotor...
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    Service B5 Overdue by 20 days

    Hello, I’m new to car forums. But I thought this would be worth a try before I take a trip to the local Mercedes garage. I recently bought my A250 2015 22.000+ miles on the clock. I had the B5 service done but it seems they never reset it, so wondered if anyone knew a way I’d be able to turn...
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    Me and my Mercedes Benz C200 Kompressor

    Hello, I just sign up on this forum. I live in East Europe and I'm 38 years old. I have a bachelor degree in economic studies and optometry, and some IT studies. My hobbies are nature, M.B. cars, girls and being lazy. When I was in college the new C Klasse blew my mind, I promised myself one day...
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    A Class Intermittent Starting

    Hi, My in-laws have an A-Class 1.5 Petrol Auto 2008 and it's developed an intermittent starting problem. When the problem occurs the engine doesn't attempt to start. Everything lights up as it should when the ignition is switched on, but it won't attempt to turn over. It seems to happen not...
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    Smell of petrol cold start W212 E250

    Hi all, W212 Facelift 2.0 E250 SE, 2013, 45k For a week I've noticed a strong smell of petrol with a cold-start (first thing in the morning). The smell is coming from the engine bay. If I'm inside the cabin with the heater fan off, I can't smell the petrol, if the heater fan is on, I can...
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    Turbo gone but no smoke or limp mode

    I have a 2012 Mercedes C Class AMG Coupe. It has 70000 miles on it. It’s petrol and the transmission is manual. The engine has been remapped. I was driving home and I did get my car to quite a high rpm in second gear to accelerate and suddenly I hear a hiss noise (like a balloon coming off a...
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    Hi guys, Just about to buy this car from a dealer. It's done 40k miles and is a 2014. Wondering what any owners on here think of the car and what the fuel consumption is like. I'm coming off a BMW 120d for this as my family has gotten bigger and we all can't fit easily (even though I still...
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    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...
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    C180 Kompressor Avantgarde SE 4dr

    Hi All Just registered because I'm about to part with my hard earned readies for a 2006 C180 with 95,000 miles on the clock - not much service history - only 20% of the mileage in the past 6 years with current 3rd owner. From the Forum looks like I need to be aware of timing chain problems...
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    Hello from Dorset

    Just a quick hello. I bought my second ever Merc a month ago and am once again in love. A C200 kompressor estate w203 automatic with 74000 miles. I think I got her for a good price so the few niggles are a small price to pay. And I'm feeling particularly smug at the minute having repaired...
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    Electrical burning smell from under drivers side (Right-hand) - A-Class A150 W169

    Hello everyone, first post here so I apologise if this is in the wrong section and thanks for any help in advance! My car is a 2005 Manual Petrol A150 A-Class W169. After starting the car around 20 minutes later I get an electrical burning smell coming from under the car near the drivers seat...
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    what petrol do you use?

    Hi, im ready to fill up for the first time. I dont know what petrol to put in my 03 sl 350. regular or premium unleaded? There is no shell v power anywhere near me. The highest RON i can get is tesco 99 I am a low mile user, so wouldnt mind the added detergents in tesco 99. but ti be...
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    Check engine light came one :(

    Afternoon everyone... Yesterday when leaving the office as soon as I started my C320 (57 Plate) the check engine light stayed on - its currently amber (I think it turns to red for more serious issues). There are no messages in the menu and the car starts, drives and stops fine. I'm trying...
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    pls help - petrol ran out now car wont start!

    Hey hope someone knows how to skint...such bad timing!!! mercedes c180 kompresser 2005 (54 plate) automatic 2 door unleaded ok so here goes... petrol deffinatly ran dry filled 2 small jerry cans 9ltrs approx car wont start, tickeng over as normal but wont start hour or...
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    Injector use or not to use?!?!

    Hi, For SL500 2003 79k miles, can we use the attached injector cleaner? Any harm to the engine? Has anyone used this before? Also im told for best results to only mix with half a tank of fuel rather than full? Is that so?
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    Best petrol type for Mercedes?

    Hi, Just wondering to use for my SL500 2003..70k miles on it? 98 or 95 octane or does it really not matter?
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    High octane in A190 (W168)?

    Hi, I have got A190 petrol automatic (2001). I was wondering if i can use high octane RON97 or RON99 (Tesco Super Unleaded 99) instead of RON95 in it. As per manual it recommends minimum 95 RON but i was not sure if higher RON will cause any problem to engine. Any help would be...
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    A160 Poor Fuel Economy

    I bought an A160 Petrol Auto Elegance 2010 3 months ago, a used vehicle with 13000 miles on the clock. I moved down to a smaller vehicle and hoped to get much better fuel economy. Unfortunately I have been extremely disappointed with the MPG. Measuring tank to tank I am getting 33MPG for a mix...
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