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Hi guys and girls I’ve just picked up a c270 estate today as I’m new to Mercedes ownership is there anything I should be aware of
 

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Hi guys and girls I’ve just picked up a c270 estate today as I’m new to Mercedes ownership is there anything I should be aware of

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This may have been asked before has anyone experienced el. Power control malfunction consult workshop PCU at the same time getting sever vibrations through the steering wheel when the car is idling as mine is doing it it’s a 53 plate c270 cdi
 

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Welcome Darren. I'm also new to being a Mercedes owner. I'm enjoying it so far. Don't know why i didn't do it sooner.. ;)
 

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This may have been asked before has anyone experienced el. Power control malfunction consult workshop PCU at the same time getting sever vibrations through the steering wheel when the car is idling as mine is doing it it’s a 53 plate c270 cdi
I had a 2004 CLK270CDI, great car almost no faults & not the one you have.
There was an issue with the radiator up to about 2005 on all 270 engines. Two types were fitted the German Beher which was fine. Also a French one can't remember the name, had a habit of leaking oil & water between the galleries.
 
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I had a 2004 CLK270CDI, great car almost no faults & not the one you have.
There was an issue with the radiator up to about 2005 on all 270 engines. Two types were fitted the German Beher which was fine. Also a French one can't remember the name, had a habit of leaking oil & water between the galleries.
I’ve got it in my local independent garage here’s hoping it’s not going to be anything major
 
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I’ve got it in my local independent garage here’s hoping it’s not going to be anything major
So far the garage are going to replace the cam shaft sensor if that sorts the vibrations out they need to put a new alternator in
 
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Had the car back from the workshop they’ve advised me to take the car back to the dealer I got the car from which I have done the dealer is going to repair the car under warranty
 

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Not sounding good at all. Once you get the car back I would have it professionally inspected, just in case there are other hidden problems.
 
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the garage I normaly go to did say they thought it may have had some top end work at some point and it looked as though it might have been through water like a ford or a flood at some point to
 

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