Still seeking advice on faltering acceleration

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I have raised this before and yet still having the problem My C230 with 7g box falters when depressing accelerator. When pulling away there is a definite"Lag" then when driving its almost like having a sticking throttle cable (as on old cars).
If I take it in to have it put on a Star Unit will that be able to determine what he problem could be, or what I should be looking at.
 

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has the maf been checked?
 

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Get the lastest software up grade, that will help!!
 

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Try unplugging the MAF and try the car
 
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Sorry. excuse my ignorance but what is MAF.
Its a 2005 model
The software apparantly was updated in January when I purchased the car, from a Indie.
 
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I have found what a MAF is, I shall get in touch with the dealer I bought it from and get him to have a look at the problem under the guarantee which runs out in a weeks time !!!
is there anything else I should make sure is checked as I will only get this one opportunity.
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Do you need an MOT any time soon?

Some of the Merc Retail dealers are offering this (see their websites):

We are currently offering you 50% towards the cost of your MOT, meaning you will only be charged £27.00.

In addition to this, whilst your Mercedes-Benz is with us for its MOT test, you will also benefit from the following:
Complimentary Vehicle Healthcheck
Complimentary wash and vacuum
Complimentary Software updates and Safety Checks
50% voucher towards your next MOT


Cheapest way to get the software updates and codes read - and in your case a good way to get a list of "advisory work" before your dealer warranty ends?

(everyone will shout this is a dealership "fishing for work" exercise - I know it is but so what? You still get the software and error check done....)
 

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Your warranty runs out in a week so you need to register the need for repair within that time - if he takes longer than that to fix it, that's not your problem.
 
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Tele dealer today, seemed very approachable, its booked in for Star Diagnosis on Tuesday. To be on safe side I have confirmed my tele call with details in writing to the dealer so that it is a matter of record.
 
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Update, Dealer been very helpful so far, but according to them nothing has shown up on Star diagnostics, nor on short road test. Going to take it for a long test to try and identify what could be the problem
Apparantly the hesitancy in changing gear is a characteristic of the 7G box. Anyone able to confirm if they have experienced similar characteristics and what they have done? Live with it!! I think not.
If they cannot find any way of solving the problems, what can I do?
 

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