CL55 AMG 2001 leaking fluid ABC

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Hi all,

I have fluid leaking from either the abc pump / steering pump the steering fluid is low and the ABC oil has not dropped but I am getting the "ACB drive carefully"

I caint see a fluid leak it could be coming from the front of the drive pulley.

any suggestions

does any one know a good indepedant garage around York?

thanks in advance .
Al.
 

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The round tank, the one highest up and towards the rear is the ABC tank,, When I have had leaks I have bought a liter of fluid (£11) and just topped up the tank to get home.

Is the message in red or White
 
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The round tank, the one highest up and towards the rear is the ABC tank,, When I have had leaks I have bought a liter of fluid (£11) and just topped up the tank to get home.

Is the message in red or White

the message is in red.

I have low sterring oil but not abc oil, I have taken to a local garage but they also caint see exactly where the oil is leaking from they suspect it ius leaking from the pump.

can yiou get exchange pumps or do I have to buy new..
is it a diy job? I have changed gearboxes etc?
 

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Is the car sitting at its normal height,,approx 70cm under all four arches
 

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I can send you the changing of the pump papers,, we had a big thread on this last week,,I will find it and post back
 
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Local garage have declined to do the work,have contacted specialists they have quoted me 1300.Is the replacement of the pump a D I Y job?,where can i buy a pump from?

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I have printed off the work sheet for you,,you could take a read of it
 
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Can you e-mail the worksheet?

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Can you e-mail the worksheet?

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Why not put your Email address in your profile and click save at the bottom of the page and I can send it
 
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I have dropped the car off at Prestige at wakefield, I took the car in today (4 PM), they found the pump was leaking and managed to get a replacement pump for tomorrow morning and I should be able to pick the car up tomorrow afternoon.
Pretty impressive service, and quick turnaround.

And they let me borrrow their van while the car is bieing repared.

Im going to get the Pump polished and keep an £1300.00 ornement.

thanks for all the help.
 
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I have dropped the car off at Prestige at wakefield, I took the car in today (4 PM), they found the pump was leaking and managed to get a replacement pump for tomorrow morning and I should be able to pick the car up tomorrow afternoon.
Pretty impressive service, and quick turnaround.

Im going to get the Pump polished and keep an £1300.00 ornement.

thanks for all the help.
Wait till you have to change all 4 struts
 
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job done

picked up the car , all ok except my wallet.

the pump had a fracture in the caseing which leaked fluid when it got hot. looks like a design fault in the pump itself, and I had to give the pump back to Mercedes.
 

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It is odd this giving back the pump,,it is not a rebuilt item and it belongs to you
 

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this may be for MB to assess the old unit to try to determine the reason for the failure. especially as it could be a design fault. it is rare but it does happen
 

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