1. N

    2010 C180 Blue Efficiency Engine/Timing Chain Problems

    Hi, This is my first post regarding my first Mercedes :( My car is a C180, year 2010 with about 70k on the clock. One day I was driving it and it suddenly had the engine lights on and lost all power completely. AA came, looked at it, said it lost compression, could be a timing chain issue...
  2. lordgaz

    No ECU after flat battery

    Hi All - Our S320 3.2 petrol 2002 went off for some new parts at the local garage.. It was there a while, and when we picked it up, the battery was only just strong enough to start it. At home, it sat for a while (3rd utility car) and the battery was totally flat when I came to start it. To get...
  3. M

    Accident and Insurance

    Hi all, Apologies, I wasn't sure if this thread belonged in here, but thought it was the best fit. I drive a Mercedes A-class and have been in an accident where I went into the back of a 4x4. It’s damaged the grill, badge and slightly displaced the bumper and bonnet. I have tried resetting the...
  4. J

    2007 S500 MP3/Radio not working most of the time - repair options ?

    Hi, I've owned a 2007 S500 for the last five years. Over the last few months, the MP3/Radio has packed up and now only rarely comes on intermittently. It was working fine before. The GPS is fine, so it's just the MP3/Radio unit. I spoke to the garage who services the car for me and they told...
  5. M


    Hi everyone, I'm new to this site mainly because of the accident I had with my Mercedes last week, Car: 2013 Mercedes Benz C220 CDI executive model So... long story short, My car went into the back of another car last week, Honestly it was no more than 15mph, the other car (vw golf) got a tiny...
  6. silestanix

    List of bits to do... And a story...

    Evening all! So my W202 is back with me after a bit of a fall out with the boss of the bodyshop I used. He lied to me about my car being ready several times, was told today it'd be ready late afternoon but still wasn't ready... And he wasn't around. So the other gents peeled away from their...
  7. SmoothBall

    Big job to repair corroded exhaust mounts?

    Hi folks, 2003 W211. Left-hand exhaust pipe mount has broken. Also the cross brace (between rear sections of left and right pipes). Corrosion is the problem. Need to drop it into my indie Merc-man. Anyone able to comment about how difficult or costly this job might be? Is there...
  8. C

    ABC valve block rebuild parts (o-rings and spacers) sourced

    Mods, please move this to DIY section... OK Chaps, so after much poking around it has been determined that my wagon needs the front ABC valve block stripped out and cleaned due to gunk buildup. I've asked for it to be rebuilt as well- new O-rings and spacers- and in order to do this have...
  9. N

    Manchester Body Specialists Recommendations?

    Someone took the turning of a junction too tightly and took the nearside front bumper of my parked, 2011 CLS with it. Just a month old to me. It looks like most will buff out with some minor paintwork repair. Lights intact and only minor (approx 5mm) of movement in the bumper towards the...
  10. C

    C215 Front seat - sourcing or repair

    Well, so much for my replacement driver's seat. The company who quoted called me to say that they were mistaken and didn't have one. I've found one at a scrappers- correct colour/spec and apparently operational, but with a massive rip to the bolster. Are these detachable parts? If so I could...
  11. S

    W124 front armrest repair

    I finally found a suitable armrest on eBay to dismantle and harvest parts to get my car's front armrest holding in the upright position. This post was most helpful: I had to sacrifice a...
  12. A

    W169 A Class 1.5 2005 O/S SeatBelt Anchor how to fit it??

    Hi Does anyone have detailed instructions or know where I can find them to fit my new rear seat belt anchor as the clip doesnt work. Thank you so much. Cx
  13. A

    W169 A Class 1.5 2005 Heater Blower Resistor, where and how?

    Hi Im just trying to find instructions to 'find' and 'fit' a Heater Blower Resistor in my W169 Merc. If anyone can help Id be most grateful as Ive had no luck so far. I need to do it this weekend if possible. Cx
  14. rai

    W202 Dent Repair

    Hi, I have recently joined the club and this is my first post. I own a 1996 W202 Mercedes C180 4 door saloon in Alexandrite Green just over a year now, recently re-newed my insurance. It has been in the family for 4 years now. I need help on 'How to repair a dent'. The dent is an inch long...
  15. R

    HELP! Respray or repair??

    Hi and happy new year to you all first of all! I just need anyone's helpful advice if possible on a situation i've unfortunately found myself in. Yesterday I noticed a small dent and scratch in the paintwork right down to the underlying metal on the bonnet of my brand new C350 It seems...
  16. P

    Loom Fried - Need To Find A Repairer

    A140D/51. It started as a simple job - replace the fuse protecting the interior light/radio with an identical one of the correct rating. Which resulted in smoke, burning, and somewhere a fried loom. Car won't start/window stuck down. I'd like to find an expert repairer who I can take it to and...
  17. P

    Help To Repair/Replace Wiring Loom

    A140D/51. It started as a simple job - replace the fuse protecting the interior light/radio with an identical one of the correct rating. Which resulted in smoke, burning, and somewhere a fried loom. Car won't start/window stuck down. I'd like to find an expert repairer in Leeds who I can...
  18. orbitalegg

    Wheel arch rust repair

    I am trying to get my w210 into good shape and would like to repair the rust around the rear wheel arch's. 1. is this something I could do as a diy project? and if not. 2. does anyone know where I could get this done relatively cheaply.
  19. C

    1991 Mercedes 190E 2.3L Automatic: Sell,fix or scrap?

    I have a 1991 Mercedes 190 E Automatic 2.6 liter. Car just stopped running while driving in Jan 11'.Mileage 211,XXX. No salvage title.Needs new parts in engine (piston and rod). Drivers side front window and rear passenger side windows don't roll down (electrical problem) which also effected the...
  20. B

    Repairing an Engine Control Unit ( ECU) to start engine

    I believe a factory fitted Engine Control Unit(ECU) drains £1180 off your wallet. I note a lot of MB specialist companies are offering to repair or replace these at lower costs and a 1 year warranty. Are there any risks for the future in repairing ? Will it in anyway mismatch the software or...

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