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05-29-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,039
Posted By vivaitalia

for what its worth ... like most update of this...

for what its worth ... like most update of this nature, this should be user doable for free courtesy of MB ... already paid for the nav system ... MB should consider it an on-going cost and work with...
05-17-2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 790
Posted By rustybear3

Nonsense, spring suspension systems on the E450...

Nonsense, spring suspension systems on the E450 are just fine. The spring suspension system is way more reliable than the ABC or Airmatic. They're very expensive to maintain when out of warranty....
05-16-2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,104
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Thats great. I am very happy with the Michelin...

Thats great. I am very happy with the Michelin Primacy Run Flats. Could be that a tire like the Bridgestone Serenity non run flat rides a little better but I'm just not willing to risk a flat with no...
05-13-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 916
Posted By CaptainE

Both Sirius and FM work fine in my area of...

Both Sirius and FM work fine in my area of states. I like having no stupid fins.
05-01-2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,104
Posted By wassup61

Yes and no - there are MO spec tires as well as...

Yes and no - there are MO spec tires as well as non-MO spec - Tirerack sells both. Depending on the model, the MO spec tend to run narrower in tread width at the same tire size. The OE manufacturers...
04-29-2019, 12:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,014
Posted By whoover

There are cars that specify minimum 89. Also,...

There are cars that specify minimum 89. Also, some older cars, either out of tune or with significant deposits, will ping with 87 but not 89. At most stations, there are only two storage tanks. ...
04-26-2019, 10:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,151
Posted By aikjones

Same here, i use Waze via Apple Carplay and its...

Same here, i use Waze via Apple Carplay and its much much better than the inbuilt comand one! Such a shame really, i wouldn't be renewing the license for the car nav.
04-23-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,030
Posted By rbrylaw

Oh my goodness :cop: My mother told me if you...

Oh my goodness :cop: My mother told me if you don't have anything nice to say, don't say anything. I have nothing to say........
04-19-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 758
Posted By guhvies

Then it is best you post in the X253 (GLC Class)...

Then it is best you post in the X253 (GLC Class) forum. This here is the W213 forum for E class motors...
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
04-04-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,263
Posted By CrashTX

Thanks, everyone, for your replies. I spoke...

Thanks, everyone, for your replies. I spoke with my SA and the Service Manager. I’m relieved I guess that it was NOT a joyride case. They conducted two “quality control” drives (50 miles each)...
03-28-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,150
Posted By rbrylaw

That's the communication module in your car for...

That's the communication module in your car for data communications via Wifi.
03-26-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 791
Posted By nycebo

That looks fabulous. I'd love to have it in the...

That looks fabulous. I'd love to have it in the US.
03-19-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,661
Posted By ygmn

wait if E class sedan fits then wagon should fit....

wait if E class sedan fits then wagon should fit.

from MBUSA latest website spec pages of E450's
Sedan is 193.82" = 16.15'
Wagon is 194.2" = 16.18'

Both well under the typical 20ft long...
03-11-2019, 06:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,092
Posted By rustybear3

Also, don't forget to enable the valet mode in...

Also, don't forget to enable the valet mode in your glove compartment to prevent the trunk auto access from going off accidentally from the "under carriage" car wash sprays. Could make for a wet...
02-28-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 440
Posted By DFWdude

Question Why the sticky Mazda multibot thread at the top of every discussion forum?

Maybe it's just me...
I don't mind the adverts in the header of each forum...
I don't mind the adverts in the bottom of each forum...
I don't mind the adverts separating each page in each forum......
Forum: W213 AMG
02-07-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 13,220
Posted By izzy63

OP doesn't own any 63 AMG's, just my opinion...

OP doesn't own any 63 AMG's, just my opinion based on his defense of the 53 models. Lmao this thread is a good laugh
01-28-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,729
Posted By West_Coaster

I wish there was a way to store settings for the...

I wish there was a way to store settings for the different music sources. When I play back from USB I usually want more bass and treble, but then going back to XM I need to turn those down. And...
01-25-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 476
Posted By grossmsj

From their website and other stuff on the...

From their website and other stuff on the internet, Here is what Gracenote does:
It takes data from a media source and reads data from those files. It has several different algorithms to check these...
01-23-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,025
Posted By grossmsj

I don't like the looks of this. I downloaded...

I don't like the looks of this.
I downloaded the files and put them on my USB drive. I can see that when you list the files by Album it lists each artist separately. I also noticed that it now lists...
01-16-2019, 07:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,546
Posted By grossmsj

Music Play Order in Mercedes COMAND

Issue: Music Doesn’t Play in the Correct Order
Nycebo has been helping me fix a problem I’ve had with my Mercedes music system. It has not been playing music in the right order. As we worked through...
12-25-2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,935
Posted By Cao Black

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/360x235/360_walkman_0630_22ee2f2c02c82c5025a051f00fdfa1afb116eb3b.jpg...
12-23-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,935
Posted By The_Judge

You're correct to the extent that music recorded...

You're correct to the extent that music recorded on a CD will have a higher bit rate than the MP3s that are typically recorded on a USB thumb drive — but it's clear beyond dispute that very few...
12-23-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,935
Posted By nycebo

Search this forum for my thread on installation...

Search this forum for my thread on installation of a magnetically levitate record player in the car for the only way to listen to quality tunes. Only cost me 10k.
12-22-2018, 11:08 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,935
Posted By rbrylaw

Of course you did. When you post a rant and even...

Of course you did. When you post a rant and even say it's a rant in the title of the thread, you are inviting dialog about whatever you ranted about. If you meant your post as a public service, all...
11-29-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,934
Posted By rustybear3

Not what you look for in a comedy show...miss...

Not what you look for in a comedy show...miss those chicken jokes, do ya? Those black comedians talking about black rights and politics; who do they think they are? White comedians never talk...
11-26-2018, 11:59 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,934
Posted By rustybear3

If you don't think that comment wasn't racist or...

If you don't think that comment wasn't racist or labelling immigrants as the perpetrators, then you have blinded yourself to recognizing racism or whatever and have learned to accept it as being...
11-22-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,184
Posted By Cao Black

The trunk lid and windows already have auto-stop...

The trunk lid and windows already have auto-stop safety features. Why not the front seats? Press and release memory seat movement and fully functioning entry/exit convenience, when the car is not in...
11-21-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,465
Posted By nycebo

Read this...

Read this (https://arstechnica.com/cars/2017/07/gm-to-offer-ota-software-updates-before-2020-but-only-for-a-new-infotainment-platform/). Apparently it's the dealers.

Boiled down to its essence,...
11-19-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,465
Posted By JTK44

Just my $.02: I test drove a Tesla s several...

Just my $.02:

I test drove a Tesla s several years ago. About 45 minutes. Clearly the best overall car that I had ever driven. Was ready to sign there on the spot. Then reality stepped in:

1)...
11-15-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 17,962
Posted By rbrylaw

Mercedes Me Connect - General User Questions and Tips Thread

This is the second thread I've started for Mercedes Me Connect. For 2019, Mercedes opened a new App for the 2019 cars. Some of us had significant issues getting activated to Mercedes servers...
11-14-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 810
Posted By rbrylaw

Sure. For me, I don't have unlimited data on my...

Sure. For me, I don't have unlimited data on my iPhone. So, with the internet service I'm now buying from AT&T, I can not only stream as many GB of data I want (I listen to Pandora and Spotify A...
11-13-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,120
Posted By 2012 merc amg

I’d suggest anyone interested drive both the E450...

I’d suggest anyone interested drive both the E450 and the E53 for comparison sake. I’ll write more on this later.
11-13-2018, 01:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,120
Posted By 2012 merc amg

Looked at the new E53 AMG at the Benz dealer today

They are finally getting in the new E53 AMG's. I took a look at a lunar blue one they had in the show room at Ft. Myers Mercedes. Was not that impressed. It really looks no different than my E450...
11-04-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,355
Posted By grossmsj

The COMAND Media Interface is wretched. It is...

The COMAND Media Interface is wretched. It is mostly independent of the sound system. I have the High End Burmester system and am totally frustrated with how poor the music interface is.
The problem...
11-03-2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,199
Posted By SteveE400

The other thing to keep in mind is that type...

The other thing to keep in mind is that type fonts are designed for different purposes. The standard Arial and Times New Roman fonts are designed for readability. The lower case letters lead the...
10-31-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,133
Posted By rbrylaw

In this instance, I believe you've misinterpreted...

In this instance, I believe you've misinterpreted the definition of ricer as a reference to people of Asian heritage. That's not the definition in this context. A Ricer is someone who mods up a...
10-21-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 843
Posted By teksurv

The Mitsubishi in question may have been the...

The Mitsubishi in question may have been the Starion, in which case that car was...quirky. A 1987 Nissan 300ZX would have been a 200hp single turbo VG30DET. In the past turbos were argued against by...
10-13-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,049
Posted By rbrylaw

That's nice, but I don't think this is a...

That's nice, but I don't think this is a competition about who can add air to their tire faster.
10-11-2018, 08:26 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 17,330
Posted By ua549

See pages 243-244 in the Operator's Guide.

See pages 243-244 in the Operator's Guide.
10-10-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,345
Posted By dtl919

I prefer Dunkin but end up going to Starbucks...

I prefer Dunkin but end up going to Starbucks more often because it's more convenient. However, McDonald's tops them both.
09-29-2018, 06:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,416
Posted By WalterRoss

For Google Maps and Waze to work with CarPlay...

For Google Maps and Waze to work with CarPlay your iPhone will need to have the latest iOS version 12.0 which was very recently released on Sept 17, 2018. You also need the latest updates to the...
09-28-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,416
Posted By onpaws

Non CarPlay Waze also has a high default volume...

Non CarPlay Waze also has a high default volume unless changed in Settings. Wonder if “Settings > Sound and Voice > App Volume” would help when using CarPlay
09-22-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 37,972
Posted By mobster600

Guys......... you realize your replying to a 2...

Guys......... you realize your replying to a 2 YEAR old thread.........the OP hasn't even been online for 3 months

hahah......not that talking to essentially a wall is a bad thing, its just funny...
Forum: Sedan
09-05-2018, 06:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,047
Posted By DriveAMG

Thanks!

Other than cosmetics I’m not getting it... it’s priced far too high and doesn’t offer enough with its current power train to justify the move. My e63 with a $2000 time will far and away be the...
08-31-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,668
Posted By S70Houston

Sensotronic Brake Control, it is your...

Sensotronic Brake Control, it is your electro-hydraulic brake system in your car.
08-29-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 721
Posted By ua549

I don't download anything. The system plays...

I don't download anything. The system plays directly from the SD card or memory stick. The W213 entertainment system does not have any internal media storage.
08-26-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 777
Posted By konigstiger

“For vehicle maintenance of $250 or more....

“For vehicle maintenance of $250 or more. One-time use only. Must present at time of purchase to receive offer. Valid at a participating Mercedes-Benz dealership through 9/30/18. Not valid on...
08-21-2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 888
Posted By superangrypenguin

Wrong forum...

Wrong forum...
08-21-2018, 12:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,863
Posted By Germancar1

OMG man you can't be gullible. Seriously close...

OMG man you can't be gullible. Seriously close this thread.

M
08-19-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 561
Posted By rbrylaw

I would say if they were really good people would...

I would say if they were really good people would buy them and from my search after your post, I found the same thing. They aren't available and one guy got his money back. The only thing I've ever...
08-19-2018, 02:41 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,408
Posted By Tiburonsteve

3 things to improve in E class

1. The seat and mirror adjustments aren’t programmed to the car keys. You have to press the appropriate adjustment button and hold it in. My wife drives with the seat far forward so when I use the...
08-17-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 718
Posted By rbrylaw

He was likely correct. Here in the US for the...

He was likely correct. Here in the US for the 2018 model year, Active Distance Distronic Plus was included in the P3 package, not the P2 Package. For the 2019 Model year, Mercedes is separating many...
08-16-2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,088
Posted By Edward993

^^^ True, but that's not the full story. 1. Any...

^^^ True, but that's not the full story.
1. Any pinging (pre-detonation) that occurs, which gets picked up by sensors, will result in retarding the timing such that the pinging will stop; true. But...
08-06-2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,554
Posted By rbrylaw

A study...

A study (http://www.jdpower.com/press-releases/2013-us-original-equipment-tire-customer-satisfaction-study) by J.D. Power found that people replaced their run-flat tires an average of 6,000 miles...
08-04-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 559
Views: 161,867
Posted By rbrylaw

We are now officially a 2 E Class family. We...

We are now officially a 2 E Class family. We picked up my 2018 E400 Today. Iridium Silver, Black Leather (heated and ventilated seats), Natural Black Ash Open Pore trim and center console, P2...
08-03-2018, 10:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,554
Posted By rbrylaw

If you don't want keyboard warriors don't make...

If you don't want keyboard warriors don't make opinionated claims as fact. Run Flats aren't a joke and I've had no issue riding on them. In fact, I was very happy to have the ability to safely make...
08-02-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,753
Posted By Benz44

Same here - I've called Mbrace 3 times over a 40...

Same here - I've called Mbrace 3 times over a 40 day period. I believe the ROOT cause for Live Traffic not working is due to the car's built-in internet not starting after you turn the car on. You...
07-31-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 561
Posted By Bobby4919

Flipping the switch deactivates ALL methods of...

Flipping the switch deactivates ALL methods of opening the trunk... key fob, drivers side switch and kicking under the bumper.... except getting into an accident (which unlocks the trunk as explained...
07-30-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 626
Posted By drothgeb

They are ****ing tips not hacks. How in the hell...

They are ****ing tips not hacks. How in the hell did hack become synonomous with tip.
07-28-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,869
Posted By rbrylaw

The OP is looking for the gloss version, not...

The OP is looking for the gloss version, not natural as you've shown.
07-27-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 877
Posted By rbrylaw

Personally, with the expense of the tires and...

Personally, with the expense of the tires and wheels on MB cars, I won't be without the wheel and tire warranty. Glad it worked out for you.
07-23-2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 818
Posted By DFWdude

I placed 6" of an old towel under the back edge...

I placed 6" of an old towel under the back edge of my Weathertech trunk liner and fold the remainder into the trunk on top of the liner. The Weathertech holds it in place, and I can deploy the towel...
07-21-2018, 05:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 818
Posted By vic viper

https://www.ebay.de/itm/Edelstahl-Ladekantenschutz...

https://www.ebay.de/itm/Edelstahl-Ladekantenschutz-passend-fur-Mercedes-E-Klasse-W213-Limousine-ab-2016/332384738529?hash=item4d63ac9ce1:g:UgAAAOSwuLRZwPjU
...
Forum: W213 AMG
07-19-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 447
Views: 26,313
Posted By X166

Please let the country avoid this iceberg... ...

Please let the country avoid this iceberg...

Thanks for posting!
06-27-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,520
Posted By GJD

It is an improved version of fm

https://www.pure.com/uk/dab-radio/dab/dab-plus
06-26-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 814
Posted By nas2344

Yup I have the same thing on my car, I was...

Yup I have the same thing on my car, I was wondering why it was there
05-28-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By Jaap

Could be the amplifier (called AGW, Audio...

Could be the amplifier (called AGW, Audio Gateway) or the headunit.
Read the car with Xentry and it will probably say which node on the MOST ring is causing trouble.
05-26-2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,143
Posted By ua549

It is a compact spare, not a collapsible spare. ...

It is a compact spare, not a collapsible spare. It fits the non-AMG W213 models and sells in the US for about $300-$375.
05-17-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 802
Posted By grossmsj

That would be a 1" tweeter. I'd bet you could see...

That would be a 1" tweeter. I'd bet you could see it if you shined a flashlight in there.
05-15-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,969
Posted By LAC300

Same here, it's a useless button that also happen...

Same here, it's a useless button that also happen to be the biggest button after the ignition.
05-08-2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 802
Posted By grossmsj

The base Burmester system that comes with the P1...

The base Burmester system that comes with the P1 package has four 1 inch tweeters. If you are talking about the area where the window narrows down on the front of the door, that is one of the four...
05-06-2018, 12:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,969
Posted By joshg1001

The physical button row for the climate...

The physical button row for the climate controlled was first created for the w205 C class in 2015. When you push it in that car, you get a picture of the C class interior and you are able to change...
05-01-2018, 10:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,665
Posted By BeachBunny

Do I use the electronic parking brake? I don't...

Do I use the electronic parking brake? I don't really have a choice -- the car automatically engages it. FORTUNATELY, it also automatically disengages it. So, when I turn off the car the brake...
04-26-2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 626
Posted By 12E550Cab

I'm also a big fan of Balvenie as well, the...

I'm also a big fan of Balvenie as well, the Doublewood being my usial go to. However, I've also enjoyed the Aberlour A'bunagh (sp?) very much! Cask strength and finish aging in Sherry caaks. Cut a...
04-26-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,105
Posted By ua549

That function is set in vehicle settings. In the...

That function is set in vehicle settings. In the US owners' manual it is on page 124. The parking position can be changed or the function can be deactivated.
04-26-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,665
Posted By ua549

If you turn off the car while in drive, it will...

If you turn off the car while in drive, it will automatically shift into park and then set the brake when the conditions are met - undo seat belt and open the door.
04-26-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,665
Posted By CaptainE

What was the reason given? The brake is...

What was the reason given? The brake is automatically applied when shutting down:
...
04-23-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 11,539
Posted By ua549

A simple search will answer many questions. ...

A simple search will answer many questions.

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04-21-2018, 03:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,781
Posted By AhEmGee

Agility Control with Selective Damping has 3...

Agility Control with Selective Damping has 3 fixed, preset damping rates which the driver can select . However they don't automatically adjust on their own according to speed and bumps in the road...
04-19-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,781
Posted By AhEmGee

The above is incorrect. You cannot alter the ride...

The above is incorrect. You cannot alter the ride height of the models with selective damping with the 3 presets. Sport in USA, or AMG Line models in the UK, come with selective damping which is 15mm...
04-15-2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,817
Posted By grossmsj

This forum has been helpful for many things. But...

This forum has been helpful for many things. But as I wait for arrival of my new car, these sorts of tales have prepared me to walk away if the car isn't built right.
I am very eager to get it, but...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-08-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,703
Posted By 4ShoreRunner

Yeah - that was me. I've had it installed in 4...

Yeah - that was me. I've had it installed in 4 different vehicles and I've gotten anywhere from 20-30% off. it is only installed for 90 days and sure they get your driving habits but I've had LM for...
04-08-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,037
Posted By dguth

The predominant rating factor in these devices is...

The predominant rating factor in these devices is recording exactly how many miles you drive. Most major carriers have a telematics device of this type they are offering. While other factors it...
04-08-2018, 09:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,037
Posted By ua549

I know that State Farm actually uses the data to...

I know that State Farm actually uses the data to rate your policy. Policies are rated for where you drive at what speed, where you park, where your residence seems to be vs. where your mail is...
04-06-2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,411
Posted By dudley07726

Audiophiles were never enamoured with Bose. Maybe...

Audiophiles were never enamoured with Bose. Maybe with the original 901’s. Maybe!
04-06-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 894
Posted By thefisch

You could do that. I normally keep mine in the...

You could do that. I normally keep mine in the off position and turn to the 1st rain sensing setting when it starts raining. I kind of treat rain sensing like intermittent just out of habit, but it's...
04-06-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 894
Posted By vic viper

Turn the knob one click anti clockwise.

Turn the knob one click anti clockwise.
04-05-2018, 09:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,803
Posted By grossmsj

An installer is probably the way to go. There is...

An installer is probably the way to go. There is a lot of digital signal processing (DSP) going on in the Burmester system and from the discussion I had with a local installer, it may not be...
04-03-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 236
Posted By grossmsj

Cambridgehank, I've had my iPod in my glove...

Cambridgehank,
I've had my iPod in my glove compartment of my 2011 Audi from the day I bought it. I only occasionally bring it in to resync my music. I unplug the iPod when the car is turned off.
04-03-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 702
Posted By etaynor

Hi, I had the same problem and there is a company...

Hi, I had the same problem and there is a company fix. Apparently this is a common complaint on the e300 2017. I brought it in and they replaced the lower hinges on the two front doors.
04-03-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 702
Posted By arnsbrae

Unfortunately, this is a “feature.” There isn’t...

Unfortunately, this is a “feature.” There isn’t really a mid stop position - even on my Coupe version, which has longer doors than the sedan.

I would have to say that this is one of my pet hates -...
04-02-2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 13,737
Posted By visualguy

Well, the E450 is still faster, has a larger gas...

Well, the E450 is still faster, has a larger gas tank, and the price difference when similarly equipped isn't likely to be much. I don't know much about EQ Boost, so I don't know if it changes the...
04-01-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 725
Posted By ua549

Differences vary by country. Not counting...

Differences vary by country. Not counting differences in bundled options the most notable difference is the grille.
An Avantgarde package is similar to a US Sport package. The Elegance package is...
03-31-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,331
Posted By ua549

Even if the diesel was available in the US I...

Even if the diesel was available in the US I wouldn't have bought it. IMO the E300 is extremely under powered. Unfortunately the E400 was not available when I made my purchase. AMG's are too rough...
03-29-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,743
Posted By ua549

About half or a bit more of the "mandatory"...

About half or a bit more of the "mandatory" Chinese GB standards meet ISO standards. I seriously doubt that GB standards are as rigorously enforced as ISO or DIN standards. If they were the...
03-26-2018, 11:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 675
Posted By Pcar98

I would like to trade at least on digital clock...

I would like to trade at least on digital clock for another parameter readout.
03-24-2018, 10:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,943
Posted By cetialpha5

The 40 and the 45 are aspect ratios. Basically...

The 40 and the 45 are aspect ratios. Basically when you go up an inch, you decrease it by 5 or if you increase by an inch you decrease by 5. Usually that rule of thumb is only good for one step up or...
03-24-2018, 09:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,943
Posted By cetialpha5

Just depends what line of trim you have....

Just depends what line of trim you have. According to the brochure, you could have 17, 18 or 19 inch rims.
...
03-24-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 614
Posted By ua549

Take your choice of SD or SSD media. They can...

Take your choice of SD or SSD media. They can all be made to work with a USB port. There is are USB ports in the armrest console and next to the charging pad. That said I don't recall the file...
03-24-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 885
Posted By pcascio

I've only had it for less than a week, but I love...

I've only had it for less than a week, but I love my E-300 with the P3 package. It's amazing, and easily the best car I've ever owned. However, the charging pad is not only too small for today's...
03-23-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,025
Posted By petee1997

The batteries don’t last for years because they...

The batteries don’t last for years because they are always sending a signal. My dealer replaces both batteries when I do my annual maintenance as part of the service.
03-21-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 633
Posted By ua549

Decoding a VIN and getting a Data Card for a VIN...

Decoding a VIN and getting a Data Card for a VIN are very different processes.
The latter requires a database access while the VIN can be decoded using a key.
This is an older list I happened to...
03-20-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,155
Posted By ua549

The most you can do with COMMAND is de-authorize...

The most you can do with COMMAND is de-authorize the phone. NFC functions are controlled by the phone.

Edit - There is a setting on the Communications menu to turn off NFC.
03-19-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,411
Posted By BeachBunny

I'm driving a C300 loaner right now w/Burmester...

I'm driving a C300 loaner right now w/Burmester system & upgraded stereo system. It's not as good as my E, but it's respectable. The base C-class w/o Burmester system is an embarrassment to the...
03-18-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,155
Posted By grossmsj

Does this sound familiar? ...

Does this sound familiar?
https://www.theverge.com/tldr/2017/11/21/16684960/mercedes-wireless-charger-doesnt-play-nice-with-the-iphone-x
03-18-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,869
Posted By ProtonCharlie

My understanding is that it's similar to android...

My understanding is that it's similar to android auto and Apple carplay but more powerful. I believe it enables you to mirror your phone's screen, which enables far more apps.
03-18-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,869
Posted By estark

What is mirrorlink?

What is mirrorlink?
03-17-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,155
Posted By ua549

The car wants your lease payment. ;) j/k

The car wants your lease payment. ;) j/k
03-14-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 79,567
Posted By cetialpha5

You can buy it anytime up to 80k. Usual A service...

You can buy it anytime up to 80k. Usual A service is around $300 and B is around $500 some places discount that a little. It's probably more worth while when it's near some major maintenance like...
03-14-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,712
Posted By c4004matic

I agree. The reason is simple, MB service is...

I agree. The reason is simple, MB service is quite expensive. Furtheremore, many local lube centers will not even service them since they dont even carry the non standard filters and parts that MBs...
03-14-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,712
Posted By ua549

Timing is important when subscribing to prepaid...

Timing is important when subscribing to prepaid maintenance. Wait until after your first A service so that the 3 year service is for B, A, B instead of A, B, A. B services can be quite expensive.
03-14-2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,712
Posted By grossmsj

Is there any particular reason a person would...

Is there any particular reason a person would bring their car to a MB dealer to get the oil changed and the tires checked?
On my current 2011 Audi A4 I only had it at the dealer once, shortly after...
03-14-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 79,567
Posted By ua549

I posted in your other thread.

I posted in your other thread.
03-13-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 16,373
Posted By Chilly J

Hi, I've been on the phone with Mercedes...

Hi,

I've been on the phone with Mercedes 6 times in three weeks. They told me to delete the app and reinstall it. To push the signal button on the mirror., to make sure I had a half a tank of...
03-11-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,337
Posted By konigstiger

To say the least, see attachment. ...

To say the least, see attachment.

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/776x367/capture_d4c5dc3d040b87f296771b822caddadc955129f4.jpg
03-10-2018, 05:24 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,411
Posted By vic viper

Same speakers in some cases, amp not the same,...

Same speakers in some cases, amp not the same, the E Class Burmester system was not rushed in development as in the C

Also there is no rear subwoofer, the Burmester uses two woofers under the dash...
Forum: W213 AMG
03-02-2018, 07:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 766
Posted By DriveAMG

For those with CarPlay issues

My car went in for an unrelated issue and while discussing same with a tech I was informed that they somewhat figured out what was giving CarPlay problems to owners. There are 3 codes that need to...
02-22-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 62
Sticky Bulletins 213
Views: 38,749
Posted By konigstiger

Service Campaign 2017120005 JAN18 – 2017 213 ESP...

Service Campaign 2017120005 JAN18 – 2017 213 ESP control unit software may not meet current specifications, dealer will update. Approximately 859 vehicle affected. Service Campaign 2017120008 FEB18 –...
02-21-2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 11,539
Posted By Arron Barberian

I too am a Florida boy. USF grad. I don’t think...

I too am a Florida boy. USF grad. I don’t think because you have nice weather that excuses MB I did the update to 2018 from 2016 on all my cars for the tech & a bit more power. I would have waited...
02-21-2018, 06:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 11,539
Posted By Arron Barberian

That is a cheap work around for an integrated...

That is a cheap work around for an integrated system that was promised. At $140k for my 2018 E63s wagon & $190k for my new S63, I was promised this tech. I paid for it. MB has failed us. They refuse...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
02-19-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,890
Posted By jackrand2000

I have not used COMMAND NAV much, only the little...

I have not used COMMAND NAV much, only the little bit on a test drive and sitting in the lot. Rental cars never have Command or Carplay, only Garmin (vis the SD Slot). My past experiences with auto...
01-13-2018, 01:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,487
Posted By Cao Black

This discussion has appeared in the past...more...

This discussion has appeared in the past...more than once.

Octane is a fuel's ability to resist "knock", which is the explosion of the air/fuel mix by compression rather than by spark. Higher...
01-05-2018, 10:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,489
Posted By Cao Black

ESP is "electronic stability program", which is...

ESP is "electronic stability program", which is essentially a computerized traction control to help prevent your car from severe under or over steering and skidding. I am not sure, but do not think...
12-18-2017, 02:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 703
Posted By BlackjackM

Ok, just finally answered my own question. If you...

Ok, just finally answered my own question. If you use the cup holder USB slot it works, album art does not work in the console slots for some reason. Ipod album art works fine from any of them.
11-05-2017, 07:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 706
Posted By The_Judge

Google "does higher octane gas increase...

Google "does higher octane gas increase horsepower" and you'll see that the idea that higher octane will increase a car's performance is largely a myth based on a fundamental misunderstanding of what...
01-24-2017, 12:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,498
Posted By Jan AMG

Change your door seals. Recently did that on a...

Change your door seals. Recently did that on a new S-Class.. the car is quiet now. The rubber didn't show any damage yet didn't insulate.
01-12-2016, 07:49 AM
Replies: 21
Sticky Welcome!
Views: 5,969
Posted By speedlimit

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