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01-26-2019, 09:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,803
Posted By pezzy669

Mine does this as well but only in the weird...

Mine does this as well but only in the weird in-between fall and winter temps (typically 50-60 F outside) where it may be warm to hot standing directly in the sun out but still a bit chilly in the...
01-25-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 648
Posted By thefisch

Stay away from airmatic.

Stay away from airmatic.
01-25-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 648
Posted By mirkee1

I agree on the MBtex vs. leather. MBtex wears...

I agree on the MBtex vs. leather. MBtex wears like iron. I've always had cracks in leather after a few years. i'd be happy with MBtex and don't see leather as an advantage. WTR sunroofs: I've had...
12-22-2018, 10:22 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,051
Posted By clonmel

W213 CD Player Rant

OK, so there are threads on this forum lamenting the fact that MB sees the CD as a dying medium and is no longer fitting players in new vehicles. Still other threads recognize that certain buyers...
12-06-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,065
Posted By cetialpha5

Yes, it's from MBUSA and not the dealer. So the...

Yes, it's from MBUSA and not the dealer. So the dealer shouldn't care because they're getting the money from MBUSA. I remember when I used mine they only said that they had to have someone process it...
12-06-2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,324
Posted By Dallasite

Well let me tell you a little about reliability...

Well let me tell you a little about reliability on this Jewel.....from my own opinion. I bought a 2017 E300 Luxury in May 2017. I put about 13K miles on it and then starting having some shifting...
12-05-2018, 12:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 691
Posted By LALALAND

I'm a consumer report magazine subscriber so I do...

I'm a consumer report magazine subscriber so I do get those annual survey. Haven't fill any out in at least 15 years. Maybe I should fill it out next time I see it to help out our E instead of...
12-04-2018, 07:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 691
Posted By mellonc

I'm with El Cid on this. Most brands pretty have...

I'm with El Cid on this. Most brands pretty have similar options and features available these days. And ditto for safety features as well. Where MB does poor, IMHO, are those major repairs that...
12-04-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,324
Posted By nycebo

But that is EXACTLY the point. For the money, the...

But that is EXACTLY the point. For the money, the E300 is a VASTLY better car than the E450...and this is coming from an E450 owner. Seriously, how often are you using POWER on the highway during a...
12-04-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,324
Posted By JTK44

Because this is not a thread to bash CR! ...

Because this is not a thread to bash CR!

Look at the recent posts: they are all bashing CR!

IMO, It is proper etiquette to respect the thread starter initial request and not go off topic.
...
12-04-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,324
Posted By JTK44

The thread started with the following:"First off,...

The thread started with the following:"First off, I know a lot of people do not like Consumer Reports. If that is the case, ignore this thread."


Please respect this request.
12-04-2018, 08:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,324
Posted By nycebo

Not Consumer Reports. Supported only by...

Not Consumer Reports. Supported only by subscribers.

And their car reviews may be nitpicky these days but they are relevant nonetheless. I'm very eager to see a luxury carmaker's attention to...
12-03-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,260
Posted By Arrie

The best organizer is the double hook on the top...

The best organizer is the double hook on the top of the trunk right in the middle. Depending on what you have in your bags you can easily hang 10-15 bags on the hooks and everything stays in place.
12-03-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 691
Posted By KEY08

I just checked some of the Genesis dealers around...

I just checked some of the Genesis dealers around me here in Chicago and obviously they are an adjunct to the main Hyundai dealership. I was checking on inventory and it was very sparse, with only a...
12-03-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 691
Posted By KEY08

I dig the new E class interior, but am not a fan...

I dig the new E class interior, but am not a fan of it's exterior appearance. I have not followed the W213 on the forum to see if it is holding up and what the problem areas may be. The Lincoln...
12-03-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,324
Posted By JTK44

I do subscribe to CR and value their opinion....

I do subscribe to CR and value their opinion. Keep in mind I lease for three years, so my car(s) are always under warranty.

My personal experience with my 2016 E 350 4matic are two issues:

1)...
11-09-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 730
Posted By ua549

Sure, there is lots of cheap service at an...

Sure, there is lots of cheap service at an unbranded shop. In Florida you are putting your life at risk using an unbranded repair shop unless you know the people running it. There are simply too...
09-30-2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 391
Posted By DFWdude

Not sure why this has devolved into a battery...

Not sure why this has devolved into a battery charger/maintainer thread. These cars should not require any charger.
09-30-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 391
Posted By Mud

I'll repeat to clarify, not to push that anyone...

I'll repeat to clarify, not to push that anyone has to buy the same as I have.

I've used the Schumacher SEM-1562A-CA 1.5a maintainer for several years now. In fact I have 4 of them, used for...
09-29-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 391
Posted By LALALAND

You can mount the eyelet(comfort) connections...

You can mount the eyelet(comfort) connections directly into battery terminal. For charging pull the connection back toward the back of the hood toward windshield and out so that you can close the...
09-29-2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 391
Posted By Mud

Ctek is a great maintainer, I happen to use...

Ctek is a great maintainer, I happen to use Schumacher 1.5a Speed Charger (maintainer) on my restored cars that sit a lot. It comes with 2 ways to connect to battery - a set of clamps with connector...
09-29-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 391
Posted By LALALAND

Look like you need a battery charger if they...

Look like you need a battery charger if they can't find any problem. I got a CTEK Mus 4.3 charger that I use on both of my cars about every 4-5 months since I don't drive over 8 k combined annually....
07-19-2018, 02:07 AM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 79,415
Posted By S63AMG888

The lack of design, looks and the extra large...

The lack of design, looks and the extra large iPad, oh and the engine/exchust sound of a sports sedan. Oh and the recent death of drivers using autopilot.
07-19-2018, 01:51 AM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 79,415
Posted By cstyle

your so wrong in every way. Tesla is now a 6...

your so wrong in every way. Tesla is now a 6 year old car. The exterior and interior are so dated beyond belief. Mercedes design blows Tesla out the door. Everyone thinks Tesla’s are an...
07-18-2018, 10:12 PM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 79,415
Posted By MTrauman

WEBSRFR is not Dead! After 11 months he is...

WEBSRFR is not Dead! After 11 months he is “dumping” his garbage Tesla Advertising. Eleven months of a normal MBWORLD. Now the Troll is back! I thought after starting this thread at some point it...
06-16-2018, 06:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 478
Posted By drdantheman1

Exactly the same with the factory bridgestones....

Exactly the same with the factory bridgestones. Now I can carry a conversation, but there is still the steady howl of tire roar >50mph. I think I might just be expecting too much of any tire on this...
06-14-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 4,249
Posted By AMGfaninVA

You're not paying attention to the core of the...

You're not paying attention to the core of the conversation, or maybe you’re just being disengenuous again. It’s about history and trust. The first actual step hasn’t even happened and we’re...
06-11-2018, 01:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,102
Posted By thenew3

A service at dealer is typically $250-$300, B...

A service at dealer is typically $250-$300, B service roughly $500 to $600. 60k or 6 year is spark plugs, 70k or 7 year is transmission flush. Nothing special at 100k, regular B service. Might...
05-25-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 4,249
Posted By AMGfaninVA

rhet·o·ric ˈredərik/ noun the art of...

rhet·o·ric
ˈredərik/
noun

the art of effective or persuasive speaking or writing, especially the use of figures of speech and other compositional techniques.synonyms:oratory, eloquence, command...
05-24-2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 4,249
Posted By AMGfaninVA

- Missile testing complete, status; proven...

- Missile testing complete, status; proven functional
- Nuclear testing successful. Goal of functional nuclear weapons achieved.
+ Released hostages
+/- Decommissioned (potentially earthquake...
05-23-2018, 11:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,160
Posted By cetialpha5

I have the Pure contacts on my 2011. I have the...

I have the Pure contacts on my 2011. I have the Michelin A/S 3+ on my 2008. The Michelins seem louder than the Pure Contacts. The previous owner had Pure Contacts on the car and I think he got about...
05-23-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,160
Posted By Darel

Best tires I've ever had for noise and comfort...

Best tires I've ever had for noise and comfort are Sumitomo HTR A/S PO2. I put them on my wife's E350 and my Audi S5. Better than the Contis and Pirellis and half the price too. They've become my...
05-23-2018, 09:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,160
Posted By ghlkal

Yes, I have had a set on my summer car, and they...

Yes, I have had a set on my summer car, and they are very good.

I don't know where you are located, and that would make a difference to me. Michelin Pilot Sports are horrible in cold weather, for...
05-23-2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,160
Posted By Pristine

I got Vredestein installed on my E class back in...

I got Vredestein installed on my E class back in January. This is the best tire I’ve ever had in any of my cars in terms of comfort, road noise and handling in snow/ice/rain conditions. Much...
05-21-2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 775
Posted By cetialpha5

If you read the description, it takes about 15...

If you read the description, it takes about 15 minutes or so for it to learn your driving style. When you start to deviate from it, it sends that alert so I guess you probably weren't paying...
04-03-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,597
Posted By Streamliner

The Serenity Plus is my all time favorite tire. ...

The Serenity Plus is my all time favorite tire. I have them on my S560. However, if I am not mistaken, they are not made in a size that will fit an E Class. We have MXM4’s on my wife’s E350. They...
04-03-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,597
Posted By crock

Avoid Pirelli. Too many quality problems.

Avoid Pirelli. Too many quality problems.
04-03-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,597
Posted By Bahnstormer

Check out Bridgestone Turanza Serenity Plus.

Check out Bridgestone Turanza Serenity Plus.
03-30-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 79,415
Posted By Streamliner

AND, let’s not forget the millions—or is it...

AND, let’s not forget the millions—or is it BILLIONS of dollars of tax subsidies his company has received. It would be interesting to see where Tesla would now be if they had not received this tax...
03-29-2018, 09:13 PM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 79,415
Posted By Streamliner

I'm all for innovation and would just LOVE to buy...

I'm all for innovation and would just LOVE to buy an American car, but for me, there is nothing that can touch my new S560. If Cadillac would stop their foolish drive towards being a "performance"...
03-19-2018, 02:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,196
Posted By kajtek1

Nice car. Why would you like to change it?

Nice car. Why would you like to change it?
03-06-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,187
Posted By kajtek1

Howcome that was your behalf? Having full...

Howcome that was your behalf?
Having full insurance you'd get paid this way, or the other.
They fought for their bussines to not pay.
02-13-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,505
Posted By Streamliner

Ah, that’s not how one should look at it. My...

Ah, that’s not how one should look at it. My father would have looked at it like that. To him, a car got you from point A to point B, period. To me, (and probably you, Hype:)) cars are a form of...
02-04-2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,548
Posted By Peachy

The single, only reason I have owned Mercedes...

The single, only reason I have owned Mercedes vehicles is because it's actually cheaper for me to own one than a Honda. My father runs an independently owned and operated Mercedes service shop. I get...
02-01-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,505
Posted By Wolfman

Just to reiterate from prior threads related to...

Just to reiterate from prior threads related to the Genesis, I think the car is a fine car, competent and represents a very good value. The styling is conservative with many "European design...
01-31-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,548
Posted By thefisch

Personally I want MB to be challenged by other...

Personally I want MB to be challenged by other manufacturers and could care less if it is Audi, Hyundia/Genesis, Lexus, etc. The more features and improvements that lesser expensive cars incorporate...
01-31-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,505
Posted By Wolfman

I for one am happy that a company focuses on...

I for one am happy that a company focuses on sedans rather than the countless numbers of SUV’s
01-31-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,505
Posted By Streamliner

Well, in many ways, you can’t blame them from not...

Well, in many ways, you can’t blame them from not wanting to reinvent the wheel. However, I personally like some of the Genesis colors more than those on the W222. But, give Genesis time. Unlike MB,...
01-31-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,505
Posted By Streamliner

Even though we knew this was coming, this is an...

Even though we knew this was coming, this is an interesting article: https://www.thecarconnection.com/news/1115056_hyundais-genesis-brand-to-launch-its-own-dealerships
01-31-2018, 12:35 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,548
Posted By homeofstone

I currently own two Mercedes and recently traded...

I currently own two Mercedes and recently traded in my 2011 Hyundai Genesis 4.6 V8 on a Toyota Highlander Limited Plat.. My wife and I drove the Genesis for over 210,000 miles and it was the most...
01-30-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,548
Posted By mellonc

My gripe with the S class for the last 3 body...

My gripe with the S class for the last 3 body styles have been with lack of headroom. I know I sound weird when I say lack of room in an S class. but all that swoopy styling has a price to pay...
01-30-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,505
Posted By Streamliner

I feel vindicated! Some of you may have read my...

I feel vindicated! Some of you may have read my review of the G90 5.0 V8 model that I posted a few months ago, after having it for an extended test drive. I raved about the car, but as expected, many...
01-29-2018, 09:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,505
Posted By MBS63AMG

I love my G90. Bought it 2 months ago and I...

I love my G90. Bought it 2 months ago and I drive it most of the week. Everything works flawlessly.
01-29-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,505
Posted By syswei

link to MT comparo...

link to MT comparo (http://www.motortrend.com/cars/genesis/g90/2018/bmw-740e-vs-lexus-ls-500-vs-genesis-g90-33t-vs-lincoln-continental-30/)
Forum: Off Topic
10-29-2017, 03:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 412
Posted By Streamliner

Political remarks in MBW posts

I hate it when somebody uses the basic MBWorld forums to spout their own political views. We have this “Off Topic” forum in which to sound off, but one member in particular, I won’t mention his...
10-19-2017, 04:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 740
Posted By AMGfaninVA

The bumper sticker’s message is stupid (and...

The bumper sticker’s message is stupid (and fascist), but if that’s what floats your boat, whatever. Real patriots don’t get upset over the mere bending of a knee.
10-14-2017, 10:51 AM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 79,415
Posted By Streamliner

Tesla fires hundreds of employees!...

Tesla fires hundreds of employees! Look:http://www.foxnews.com/auto/2017/10/14/tesla-fires-hundreds-employees.html
09-29-2017, 03:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,222
Posted By mellonc

just another data point. Down in Los Angeles,...

just another data point. Down in Los Angeles, the screen does not block out most of the light and let's in all the heat (I can feel it with my head). As far as noise is concerned, this car is quite...
09-26-2017, 10:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 832
Posted By fosterelli

I don't think this forum needs members (dbldpr)...

I don't think this forum needs members (dbldpr) who stereotype certain segments (in this case people in the southern USA). It also doesn't need name calling.

Very closed-minded of you to bash on...
09-26-2017, 04:46 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 15,450
Posted By speedlimit

We messed up on your review twice and I...

We messed up on your review twice and I apologized. You are the first person out of 700+ across 3 communities who find the process a burden. I'll leave it up to the volunteers, thanks.

Bob
09-26-2017, 03:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 832
Posted By fosterelli

Pretty sure the "fence" in the median is to...

Pretty sure the "fence" in the median is to prevent crossover accidents, which are very deadly. Most high speed routes either have them or are receiving them. They wouldn't erect a fence to deter...
09-15-2017, 08:23 PM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 79,415
Posted By Wolfman

I have no issues with a fast adoption rate but...

I have no issues with a fast adoption rate but find the assumption highly unlikely.

First off, their horse and buggy replacement by cars was a dramatic upgrade for the user. This is definitely...
09-02-2017, 06:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 998
Posted By konigstiger

Normally brake components are warranted for...

Normally brake components are warranted for 1-year/12,000 miles whichever comes first. However, in your case (e550 4matic - 212.091) MBUSA released 2 bulletins covering defective front & rear brake...
09-02-2017, 02:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 724
Posted By aquinob

True dat. But the downside to that engine is...

True dat. But the downside to that engine is that in order to change spark plugs, you have to pull off the intake manifold since they are now hidden down there. Made an hour long in your driveway...
04-24-2017, 09:20 AM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 79,415
Posted By Landers

You forget one thing. Far too much money...

You forget one thing. Far too much money involved. Maybe it happen someday but not in our lifetime. I remember reading something similar to your hypothesis that realtors would be gone by the year...
04-06-2017, 02:16 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 4,249
Posted By mellonc

am I missing something or was there some relation...

am I missing something or was there some relation to Benz on this thread???
03-26-2017, 05:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 787
Posted By homeofstone

Why replace anything if they are not worn out. I...

Why replace anything if they are not worn out. I have a 2011 Hyundai Genesis that I purchased new with over 201,000 miles on it now and no suspension components have worn out. All bushings, joints...
03-18-2017, 03:03 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,196
Posted By teksurv

El Cid, I've seen many posts from you in the W212...

El Cid, I've seen many posts from you in the W212 section, good stuff. i realize you may be ready to move on to a newer vehicle, but I fail to see why this post was made, and in this forum. The G80...
03-12-2017, 11:17 PM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 79,415
Posted By C280 Sport

And.... No one cares. My God you are boring and...

And.... No one cares. My God you are boring and sound like the JDM Kids back in High School. My XYZ is faster and more reliable then anything else. You honestly sound like a 5 year old because no one...
03-08-2017, 06:54 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,917
Posted By Proeliator2001

Having driven very little on US highways I don't...

Having driven very little on US highways I don't have the experience to put your comment in context so I have to ask, do people on the highway drive like utter arseholes where you live? I mean, do...
02-15-2017, 01:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 914
Posted By cetialpha5

Yeah, there's definitely temperature sensors...

Yeah, there's definitely temperature sensors inside. Last scan I did showed a bad temperature sensor in the passenger footwell. Haven't gotten around to fixing it yet because it doesn't seem to...
02-15-2017, 11:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 914
Posted By homeyclaus

Yes - there is a diagnostic mode for the hvac on...

Yes - there is a diagnostic mode for the hvac on its own that tells the values of all of its sensors. One of them will be reading out of range and causing the system to heat or cool the air too much...
02-01-2017, 03:44 PM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 79,415
Posted By MTrauman

The fact is the Model S DID NOT achieve a top...

The fact is the Model S DID NOT achieve a top safety rating. They also were rated for poor headlights.


The Tesla Kool Aid drinkers will spin this into the Model S is the greatest thing ever but...
01-31-2017, 08:03 PM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 79,415
Posted By Wolfman

I have zero grievances with Tesla ;) I wish the...

I have zero grievances with Tesla ;) I wish the brand well.
This came from a Tesla member with over 2000 user posts and frankly, it was one of the nicer comments on the forum. This is a tough crowd...
01-26-2017, 11:41 PM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 79,415
Posted By MTrauman

First, MB operates as independent dealerships so...

First, MB operates as independent dealerships so you apparently have a "bad" dealer. My MB dealer is great and they have proven that over the past 25 years with me. Second, Tesla service is at the...
01-26-2017, 11:20 PM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 79,415
Posted By MTrauman

To back up El Cid in his read of the April 2017...

To back up El Cid in his read of the April 2017 Consumer Report guide he looked at:


For 2017, Tesla is ranked 25 out of 29 in the least reliable brands. Mercedes Benz is listed as 17 out of 29...
01-25-2017, 03:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,966
Posted By mikemargolis

Luxury, because that giant star in the middle of...

Luxury, because that giant star in the middle of the grill can't hold a candle to the pretty little one sticking up so you can see it.
01-21-2017, 07:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,851
Posted By DallasMB

I think Lincoln has done a good job of...

I think Lincoln has done a good job of repackaging Ford Taurus. It would be a bargain as a used car. The Genesis is a capable vehicle also, but I'd never buy it new. Resale value is just not...
01-20-2017, 06:59 PM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 79,415
Posted By MTrauman

Just remember, IF (and a big if at that) Tesla is...

Just remember, IF (and a big if at that) Tesla is around for the long term they will eventually make a vehicle that has the same issue as your ML did. I also bought a 2000 ML 320 in 2000. The motor...
01-09-2017, 02:55 AM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 79,415
Posted By Wolfman

Sales were down for the month of Dec. in that...

Sales were down for the month of Dec. in that report. It shows Model S up 13%. Sounds great until one realizes that this means 3000 cars.

This report does highlight the tiny niche that Tesla...
01-07-2017, 11:12 PM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 79,415
Posted By texex91

Had a early Tesla P85+...biggest piece of garbage...

Had a early Tesla P85+...biggest piece of garbage I've owned.

Sold it after 4 weeks.

I could careless about gas prices--and most of the US are are buying SUV's not cars.

Tesla is junk IMHO...
12-23-2016, 11:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,187
Posted By LILBENZ230

I like the W212 much better than the W213. I also...

I like the W212 much better than the W213. I also like the W204 better than the W205. The new ones have a lightness about them that does not feel like Mercedes. Also, the new flat-across dash they're...
12-23-2016, 11:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,187
Posted By ESIX3POWER

I still have my 2010 E550 (22,000 miles). The car...

I still have my 2010 E550 (22,000 miles). The car is pristine and drives better than ever. When the 212 first came out late in 2009 there was a strong emphasis made by Mercedes that the 212 was...
12-18-2016, 01:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,503
Posted By AkaSigFreak

I was going to use some of the indy shops but...

I was going to use some of the indy shops but around here they were almost as expensive as the dealership (within $40-$50). My dealership (almost an hour away) will send a car to pick my car up,...
12-13-2016, 08:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,187
Posted By TYUS

EL CID; I NODDED HAPPILY WHEN I READ BOTH YOUR...

EL CID; I NODDED HAPPILY WHEN I READ BOTH YOUR AND SALACAK'S POSTS; I AGREE WHOLEHEARTEDLY, THE 2010-14 BODY STYLE "HAS IT GOIN ON..."
12-08-2016, 06:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,103
Posted By cetialpha5

There's a whole thread about this in the forum. ...

There's a whole thread about this in the forum.

https://mbworld.org/forums/e-class-w212/520351-2010-e350-w212-aux-battery-replacement.html
12-08-2016, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,103
Posted By konigstiger

As it concerns your vehicle starter battery in...

As it concerns your vehicle starter battery in engine compartment, backup transmission selector lever battery @ instrument panel - check your email.
11-20-2016, 11:54 PM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 79,415
Posted By absent

Red face I'm old school and like to have real buttons and...

I'm old school and like to have real buttons and switches, the new wave of using the Command or MMI or all these other central localized systems drive me nuts.
Just had a S550 Cab rental the past...
11-17-2016, 04:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Posted By blegthbloo

http://hdradio.com/what-is-hd-radio

http://hdradio.com/what-is-hd-radio
11-14-2016, 05:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 374
Posted By thefisch

I remember the first time putting it back on -...

I remember the first time putting it back on - had a hard time getting it to sit correctly. If you look on the underside you will see a couple plastic tabs that need to line up with the...
11-14-2016, 01:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 374
Posted By KEY08

Yes, it is where cabin air enters, and it does...

Yes, it is where cabin air enters, and it does sit above the battery as you indicated. The 3 retaining clips are definitely odd. Be careful not to lose the center one which is a metal clip engaged...
10-20-2016, 12:25 PM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 79,415
Posted By MTrauman

Apparently WEBSRFR is back to being ignorant...

Apparently WEBSRFR is back to being ignorant himself. That ad did not last very long and was pulled and not used beginning sometime in July--we are in October and WEBSRFR is writing about something...
10-11-2016, 09:07 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,828
Posted By BetterTomorrow

In last a several years, I've had 2010 E550, 2014...

In last a several years, I've had 2010 E550, 2014 Lexus GS 350, 2015 Hyundai Genesis, 2014 E550.

15+ Genesis is actually a great buy for the money. It has all safety equipment options that most...
10-10-2016, 09:34 PM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 79,415
Posted By MTrauman

WEBSRFR, And how do you get that...

WEBSRFR,


And how do you get that combustion vehicles will be banned in Norway as early as 2025?


There was an old report early this year that was false stating that Norway was going to ban...
10-09-2016, 07:27 PM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 79,415
Posted By Radcad06

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/831x642/80-graphs_ad1b1efe07d37e5264b4738809fe51ba99f93ffa.jpg
09-30-2016, 06:08 PM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 79,415
Posted By MTrauman

WEBSRFR, Why are you on a MB site? ...

WEBSRFR,


Why are you on a MB site?


You have your head so far up the rear end of Musk that the only thing you can see is the inside of his intestine.
:bs:
In other words most everything...
09-03-2016, 01:05 PM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 79,415
Posted By absent

Then what are you doing on this site? You just...

Then what are you doing on this site?
You just announced that all you do here is trolling.:rolleyes:
08-30-2016, 09:15 PM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 79,415
Posted By Wolfman

Unlike you, I don't know a single S-Class owner...

Unlike you, I don't know a single S-Class owner that switched to Tesla. I think there were a few people on the forum expressing interest with I think 2 adding a Tesla as an additional car, not...
08-30-2016, 03:39 PM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 79,415
Posted By MTrauman

Another item Mr. Deception (WEBSRFR) forgets to...

Another item Mr. Deception (WEBSRFR) forgets to discuss in his horrible sales analysis is the fact that 61% of the Model S cars are sold in the US versus about 25% of the S Class cars are sold in the...
08-30-2016, 12:39 PM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 79,415
Posted By MTrauman

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/739x457/80-1111_1_9e98453b09bb134af56cf93170791ef0e67f78e4.png





From WEBSRFR's perspective, I should buy a Nissan LEAF because it is...
08-30-2016, 12:00 PM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 79,415
Posted By MTrauman

WEBSRFR, You want to keep talking sales...

WEBSRFR,


You want to keep talking sales of Model S vs MB S Class?


I looked up the sales of the Model S. Here is what I found:


In 3 1/2 years ending in December 2015, Tesla sold...
08-30-2016, 10:16 AM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 79,415
Posted By MTrauman

WEBSRFR, You are so biased that I do not...

WEBSRFR,


You are so biased that I do not trust anything you say.


Worldwide S Class Sales:


2015=107,336
08-30-2016, 06:35 AM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 79,415
Posted By UrBusted

If you're choosing a Model S P100D over a S...

If you're choosing a Model S P100D over a S Class, you're not even close to the demographic that the S Class is aimed at. S Class owners who switched from the S to a Model S that we can see on other...
08-30-2016, 12:37 AM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 79,415
Posted By Wolfman

Copying and pasting the same old sales stats has...

Copying and pasting the same old sales stats has no relevance to what I posted.
08-22-2016, 12:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,187
Posted By Arrie

Well said indeed. I have the 2010 sports with the...

Well said indeed. I have the 2010 sports with the hockey stick lights and no MB E model since has looked as good. this car is a keeper. Only 116000 miles on it now...
08-18-2016, 07:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,187
Posted By Salacak

Feel the same here, i think 2010 built quality...

Feel the same here, i think 2010 built quality better then new models, i believe that, also i really liked the style 2010-13 models vs. 14-16. Don't like the front and back 2014-16 models especially...
08-15-2016, 09:34 AM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 79,415
Posted By UrBusted

AMG owners wouldn't feel bad lol. If they wanted...

AMG owners wouldn't feel bad lol. If they wanted a P90D or a P85D I'm sure they know how to sell their car. The high performance Teslas have been out for over a year, if they wanted one they would...
08-14-2016, 09:44 PM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 79,415
Posted By absent

I don't have to convince any Tesla fanatics...

I don't have to convince any Tesla fanatics whether I drove one or not.
Car was offered to me by Tesla (very nice and professional guys btw), delivered to my home on a Friday morning and picked up...
08-07-2016, 11:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,242
Posted By Streamliner

Find a dealer you like and STAY THERE! Get to...

Find a dealer you like and STAY THERE! Get to know your SA and always ask for him or her when you need service. Always give them the opportunity to correct errors and give them great reviews. If...
08-03-2016, 10:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,250
Posted By Peachy

My dad worked at a big Mercedes dealership for 25...

My dad worked at a big Mercedes dealership for 25 some years and he owns his own independent shop now. I'm not uninformed. The reason simple tasks cost so much is because of the overhead at a...
08-03-2016, 05:10 PM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 79,415
Posted By MTrauman

WEBSRFR, Are you simply brain dead? ...

WEBSRFR,


Are you simply brain dead?


Your analysis is so far off the mark. You simply are too emotionally tied to Tesla to see the forest through the trees. I hope Tesla pays you well...
07-18-2016, 07:54 AM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 79,415
Posted By absent

It is lunacy at it's worst. California is...

It is lunacy at it's worst.
California is already struggling with electricity supply, rolling blackouts happened before and are inevitable in the future.
Other states are in no better shape either....
07-14-2016, 11:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,803
Posted By Streamliner

The compact spare out of a W221 will fit. I have...

The compact spare out of a W221 will fit. I have conventional tires on my 2015 and a W221 spare sitting on top of the trunk floor. I purchased a W222 jack & tool kit as well. It's annoying to use...
07-10-2016, 03:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,463
Posted By Peachy

My dad has been a mechanic for over 40 years, he...

My dad has been a mechanic for over 40 years, he says Chevron with Techron really works.
07-09-2016, 03:33 PM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 79,415
Posted By MTrauman

Interesting read on what Volvo was saying about...

Interesting read on what Volvo was saying about Tesla's AutoPilot before the Joshua Brown accident below.




Volvo Engineer Calls Tesla Autopilot a “Wannabe”


BySteve HanleyPosted on April...
07-08-2016, 10:40 PM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 79,415
Posted By MTrauman

I found this explanation of Tesla AutoPilot by a...

I found this explanation of Tesla AutoPilot by a Tesla Model S owner that is a computer programmer and writer from a link on the Tesla Forum website:


Understanding Tesla Autopilot...
07-07-2016, 03:58 PM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 79,415
Posted By MTrauman

Here is another article from MIT Technology...

Here is another article from MIT Technology Review that once again shows that Musk and Tesla appear to be a "loose cannon" and overstate accident/death stats.




MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Tesla’s...
07-06-2016, 04:14 PM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 79,415
Posted By MTrauman

About an hour ago the online edition of the Wall...

About an hour ago the online edition of the Wall Street Journal has a headline "Tesla's Autopilot Vexes Some Drivers, Even Its Fans--Self Driving System is Flawed and Can Lull Owners Into Danger,...
07-01-2016, 06:32 PM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 79,415
Posted By MTrauman

WEBSRFR, Time to face facts. You can try...

WEBSRFR,


Time to face facts. You can try to minimize the facts here but it happened to Tesla--no surprise to me at all.


Tesla has been pushing the envelope on many things--AutoPilot and...
07-01-2016, 11:50 AM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 79,415
Posted By MTrauman

Unfortuantely it is taking an accident to point...

Unfortuantely it is taking an accident to point out Tesla's and Elon Musk's aggressive nature of bringing things to the market that may not be completely ready. I hope this accident does not set...
06-30-2016, 08:04 PM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 79,415
Posted By MTrauman

DEPOSITS DO NOT EQUAL SALES :smash:

DEPOSITS DO NOT EQUAL SALES
:smash:
06-29-2016, 06:30 PM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 79,415
Posted By UrBusted

Another Tesla fan who made an account just to try...

Another Tesla fan who made an account just to try making remarks against the Mercedes in this thread :smash:
At least websrfr has been a long term Mercedes owner and is willing to admit the negative...
06-26-2016, 05:26 PM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 79,415
Posted By UrBusted

The Model 3 sales figures are a bit incorrect....

The Model 3 sales figures are a bit incorrect. The 400,000 deposits or whatever aren't in the US, that is globally. Also, your figures for other brands only count for one year, whereas the Tesla...
06-17-2016, 08:49 AM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 79,415
Posted By absent

B.S. Not so fast... No, Germany...

B.S.

Not so fast...



No, Germany Did Not Issue A Death Sentence For Fossil-Fuel Cars

Bertel Schmitt
FORBES CONTRIBUTOR
06-04-2016, 07:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 508
Posted By Zavato

it's not an emergency brake- it's a parking...

it's not an emergency brake- it's a parking brake!!
05-27-2016, 11:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,566
Posted By KEY08

Thank you for your service, El Cid

Hey, El Cid
Thank you for your service as we celebrate those that made the ultimate sacrifice to keep us free.
05-27-2016, 11:11 AM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 79,415
Posted By PeterUbers

Welcome to the forum, even if it was to just...

Welcome to the forum, even if it was to just dispute things commented on in this thread ... Hope it wasn't too much of a hassle to register. Do you have an app that scours the net looking for...
05-08-2016, 04:06 PM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 79,415
Posted By MTrauman

With all due respect hype, respect must be...

With all due respect hype, respect must be earned. He maybe a longtime member but this Tesla stuff has gotten out of control.


This guy sends me a private message to ignore my posts because I...
05-05-2016, 03:41 PM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 79,415
Posted By MTrauman

Why One Should Not Buy A Tesla Model S

I am starting this new thread since we have a person (WEBSRFR) that continues to "Advertise" for Tesla on MBWORLD. He/she continues to be off topic and tell us MB enthusiasts why one should buy a...
05-03-2016, 01:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,439
Posted By konigstiger

Storage Storage and Accessory Power -...

Storage Storage and Accessory Power - Mercedes-Benz USA E-Class - YouTube
05-02-2016, 07:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 507
Posted By KEY08

Signal Acquisition Module

The SAM controls all kinds of functions. I had to replace the front SAM on my E500, due to a fault controlling the heater control valve. It was like $1,300.
05-02-2016, 07:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 507
Posted By Plutoe

Yes---SAM=signal acquisition module

Yes---SAM=signal acquisition module
05-02-2016, 04:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 507
Posted By Plutoe

You either have a faulty front SAM or switch!!

You either have a faulty front SAM or switch!!
03-13-2016, 09:45 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,584
Posted By homeofstone

Hyundai built bad cars 30 years ago. But my...

Hyundai built bad cars 30 years ago. But my daughter drives a 2004 Santa Fe with 178,000 mile on it and it may last twice that long. Just needs maintenance, nothing has failed. There are many 10+...
03-10-2016, 05:51 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,584
Posted By homeofstone

To try to make peace, can we agree that the C300...

To try to make peace, can we agree that the C300 is way better than any Dodge.
03-08-2016, 09:08 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,584
Posted By CarolinaBluetec

The "stuff" is hardly free, It is just added in...

The "stuff" is hardly free, It is just added in to the cost of the service. Besides forums are made to express many things and share information. "Whining" is one of them.
03-07-2016, 07:27 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,584
Posted By homeofstone

I have two Mercedes, a 2005 E500 and a 2011 E63,...

I have two Mercedes, a 2005 E500 and a 2011 E63, and I also own a 2011 Hyundai Genesis V8 which I have put 178,000 miles on. The Genesis has been more reliable and less expensive to maintain than...
03-04-2016, 12:31 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 44,602
Posted By mkaresh

Sometimes the repair frequency declines after the...

Sometimes the repair frequency declines after the warranty ends because people opt to live with problems instead of fixing them. This could explain the peak with the 2011s and 2012s, as those were in...
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