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Forum: W211 AMG
09-13-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,215
Posted By TipracerE55

I have never had to use the spare, but the...

I have never had to use the spare, but the overall condition leads me to believe its stock as delivered.
Invoice I have only tells me they updated software for SBC, as far as I know they are not...
09-12-2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 740
Posted By nikobimmer

150,000 !

My 2014 E250 hit 150,000 miles today.

Fuelly states that my average MPG has been 38mpg over that time. My best ever tank was 44mpg.

I do my own oil and filter changes and I haven't had any...
Forum: W211 AMG
09-11-2018, 05:12 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 21,660
Posted By equitiesguy

Here you go. Official Letter & Warranty Placard...

Here you go. Official Letter & Warranty Placard for 25 year extension, Original 10 year Extension letter to NHTSA (which was actually 15 years if you read the service bulletin - they just didn't tell...
Forum: W211 AMG
09-03-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 969
Posted By bbirdwell

Spelling and use of the correct word is...

Spelling and use of the correct word is important. When in doubt use a dictionary.

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Forum: W211 AMG
08-30-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 674
Posted By turabaka

I work as a service writer for an independent...

I work as a service writer for an independent repair shop.

Went ahead and looked up the book time in the Mitchell labor guide. The job pays 2.7 hours to reseal both valve covers.
I have no idea...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-30-2018, 01:05 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 21,660
Posted By l pagan

will do, when I get to work tomorrow

will do, when I get to work tomorrow
Forum: W211 AMG
08-29-2018, 08:50 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 21,660
Posted By l pagan

It's official , I got the letter today from...

It's official , I got the letter today from Mercedes Benz telling me that the SBC brake system has been extended for 25 years unlimited mileage . I'm feeling really good tonight knowing that is now...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-26-2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,238
Posted By bbirdwell

E55 150K mile major maintenance summary ~$2K

Final cost: ~$1966 for parts. All labor was my own over three weekends (waiting on parts or tools). I could have done it cheaper but I'm working to replace parts *before* they fail. More cost up...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-22-2018, 09:58 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 21,660
Posted By karpetcm

Just a little update. Dropped it off this...

Just a little update. Dropped it off this morning, i guess there is a specific procedure and steps they need to do to prove to MB that the SBC is an issue. Now i indeed did get the red light brakes...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-20-2018, 09:39 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,627
Posted By Yuille36

As far as brakes go, I've managed to source both...

As far as brakes go, I've managed to source both the 2 - piece front and single rear rotors and pads for $1000. How you may ask, a lot of research and time surfing the net, so it can be done. ...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-17-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,589
Posted By cetialpha5

MB still goes by kilometers so it's 250k...

MB still goes by kilometers so it's 250k kilometers which translates to about 155k miles. They have badges for 250k, 500k, 750k 1000k kilometers and one more for 1 million miles.
...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-16-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,589
Posted By lseguy

100% agreed on the marketing/pics aspect. Like...

100% agreed on the marketing/pics aspect. Like described above, high quality pics of everything (vs 5 pics of low pixel quality and poor exposure) can make or break a potential sale. I ALWAYS sell...
07-30-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 12,329
Posted By aniraj

Dealership communicated that they found the...

Dealership communicated that they found the bottom bearing on cylinder 3 was the problem. I was told that MB technician was at the dealership to inspect
They replaced the whole engine and gave me...
07-30-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 589
Posted By KEY08

Thatís a very good summary. My 2014 has no...

Thatís a very good summary. My 2014 has no noticeable degradation. The light throw is excellent. The full LED lights also have cooling fans to help with preservation of the diodes. They run for a...
Forum: W211 AMG
07-10-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,576
Posted By bbirdwell

Caliper bolts are one-time use, grade 10.9, and...

Caliper bolts are one-time use, grade 10.9, and take a lot of torque to break loose and to install. Have a shop hammer in case the rotors are rusted to the hub and remember to apply a very thin layer...
Forum: W211 AMG
07-06-2018, 07:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 346
Posted By tw2

I am interested to know what people think as...

I am interested to know what people think as well. I would not sell my car for a long time, but if it was in the budget I would get a 4matic biturbo something as a replacement, probably E63. Traction...
Forum: W211 AMG
07-03-2018, 07:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,471
Posted By slownrusty

I've owned my E55 for 9 years now- .perfect...

I've owned my E55 for 9 years now- .perfect reliability and every time I take it to the dealership they try and buy it from me, that says a tremendous amount.
Forum: W211 AMG
07-03-2018, 12:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,471
Posted By Strigoi

The E55s have their issues. You need to do...

The E55s have their issues. You need to do cooling mods to them and they have SBC which can be an expensive component to replace. The interior is a bit nicer on the E63 too.

The E55 and E63 both...
06-29-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,204
Posted By Wolfman

Apart from the discussion about particular...

Apart from the discussion about particular tariffs, do you believe that US car manufacturers will sell more cars in Europe even at a zero tariff? Which is of course what GM and Ford have already done...
06-27-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,217
Posted By unlukky

110000 miles and I had the typical stuff I guess....

110000 miles and I had the typical stuff I guess. It just happened within 18 months.
I changed all 4 air struts, the AC compressor, and the SBC unit.
It could have done with some ball joints, but I...
06-22-2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 691
Posted By threeMBs

Konigstiger, do you by chance have installation...

Konigstiger, do you by chance have installation instructions?
06-20-2018, 09:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 800
Posted By pgolfco

Exclamation 2013 CLS550 4Matic Engine Fire - Total Loss

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06-20-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 12,329
Posted By aniraj

Angry E250BT-2014 engine failure while on a freeway

I have a 2014 E250 BT. Bought it as CPO from dealer with about 7k miles on it. I have put on about 64 k till now.
Unfortunately last week the engine gave up while I was on a freeway. It was running...
Forum: W211 AMG
06-17-2018, 10:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,724
Posted By tw2

Best mods ever is a second car, performing $2k in...

Best mods ever is a second car, performing $2k in preventative maintenance and a emergency repair fund. Oh and learning everything you can through searching.
Forum: W211 AMG
06-12-2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,148
Posted By Pmarino

2nd change, 10k on the oil. I'm very surprised at...

2nd change, 10k on the oil. I'm very surprised at the color change.

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05-26-2018, 12:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 353
Posted By joncls

No, your warranty should not be affected. The...

No, your warranty should not be affected.
The Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act (https://automotiveaftermarket.org/magnuson-moss/magnuson-moss-warranty-act/) says it's illegal for companies to void a...
05-18-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 928
Posted By LemonSqueezy

A good price I think should be anything close to...

A good price I think should be anything close to $2000. The finance department you purchase from will probably convince you $2600-3000 is the best deal you'll ever find but you should just walk away...
05-17-2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 12,329
Posted By LSkrabut

Healthy mix of both, rather level around SLC, UT...

Healthy mix of both, rather level around SLC, UT and again hitting mountain passes over 7k to 10k all the time. I just did a trip from SLC to Daytona with a figured 42mpg average without air till FL,...
05-17-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 12,329
Posted By LSkrabut

My 2014 E250 RWD I brought new 4 years ago...

My 2014 E250 RWD I brought new 4 years ago Saturday, now has 96000k, Knock on wood. Not a single issue yet, even still on its original brakes. We like it so much I brought a used 2015 GLK250 for the...
05-15-2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 12,329
Posted By nikobimmer

E250

My 2014 E250 has 140,000 miles and Iíve documented my ownership here. I bought it new.

I had the adblue sensor fail, and the alternate battery die, but other than that, itís been relatively...
05-15-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 12,329
Posted By drdantheman1

I've had mine for almost 3 months, and about 4k...

I've had mine for almost 3 months, and about 4k miles (total at 38k right now). Absolutely LOVE the car. I think the timing chain stretch doesn't apply to US '14-'16 models. From what I've...
05-15-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 12,329
Posted By E250_92101

I used to drive a 2014 E250 and now have a 2016...

I used to drive a 2014 E250 and now have a 2016 E250 in SoCal. I don't have enough miles under the belt to tell you about any long term issues, but I spoke with a cab driver in Finland about the E250...
05-12-2018, 12:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 825
Posted By cetialpha5

$130 off Vehicle Maintenance of $250 or more at MB

It's back. $130 off service of $250 or more at a Mercedes dealer between May 1st - June 15th. This time it works fine, gone mine right away. I also got one in my email for the other car.
...
04-07-2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 18,085
Posted By MBNUT1

The folks that are warning you of repairs and...

The folks that are warning you of repairs and repair costs are doing that with your best interests at heart. For example the dealer diagnosed my car to need engine mounts. The total bill is around...
Forum: W211 AMG
03-31-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,536
Posted By sjc246

Washers? I'm an MB tech and I have no idea what...

Washers? I'm an MB tech and I have no idea what they are talking about. There are no washers that would need to be replaced to perform this repair, and even if there were, it should be 100% covered....
03-21-2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 44,333
Posted By pjw1967

Smile I get confused too. I believe there are 2...

I get confused too. I believe there are 2 warranties that get mixed up, ELW and CPO.
1) If you are the original owner of an MB, and the 4 yr/50k has not expired, you can buy an ELW from MB to extend...
02-15-2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,721
Posted By embassured

Or...said another way, there are not too many...

Or...said another way, there are not too many other "400bhp" cars that put down a 4.4 sec 0-60 and a 12.8 sec 1/4 mile time. Those are 'tested" times vs MB published specs.

That's pretty much...
01-23-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,367
Posted By mellonc

I found this: It's pretty...

I found this: It's pretty comprehensive.Mercedes-Benz Certified Pre-Owned Limited WarrantyITEMS COVERED UNDER THIS EXTENDED LIMITED WARRANTY:During the specified Extended Limited Warranty period,...
12-20-2017, 06:13 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,866
Posted By Mathi

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

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Forum: W211 AMG
12-18-2017, 11:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 840
Posted By brdaun

Ill take the first go on this. everything you...

Ill take the first go on this. everything you have asked on here can and will be found by searching as lots of this is pretty common issues/questions. I will give you my short answers for what i can...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-18-2017, 10:25 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,281
Posted By drothgeb

Thumbs up MBWorld Coverups and VRPSpeed collusion exposed!

Okay okay, it's not super serious like the title may imply, but I do have a fun story to share!

Last night I am doing some browsing and I come across this thread: Worth byuing air scoops?...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-17-2017, 10:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 747
Posted By bayhas

My 18 months old fell in love with your video, he...

My 18 months old fell in love with your video, he watched it no less than 8 times, and asked for MORE each time!

he heard the first drive by, came over and turned the laptop over so he can see,...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-11-2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,079
Posted By DVC

Your composure and the way you're handling this...

Your composure and the way you're handling this is extremely impressive. Hope others will be positively influenced/inspired by you. I know I am! :cheers:
Forum: W211 AMG
11-10-2017, 05:11 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,079
Posted By mightar

Another victim of the M156 headbolt issue...

Hi folks - just wanted to follow up here regarding what happened to my beloved W211 E63 AMG wagon.

Basically two days after the 2017 AMG Private Lounge gathering at Laguna Seca (on Oct 2), I was...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-06-2017, 01:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,130
Posted By bbirdwell

Flex discs and the driveshaft center support...

Flex discs and the driveshaft center support bracket and bearing. (Bracket has a rubber insert that distorts with age. Don't try to re-use it.). If you crawl under the car and inspect the flex discs,...
Forum: W211 AMG
09-26-2017, 12:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 874
Posted By sjc246

I'm not sure what you've been reading, but to do...

I'm not sure what you've been reading, but to do the job correctly, the subframe must be lowered because the reservoir should not be separated from airbag (they are connected by a hose going over the...
Forum: W211 AMG
09-25-2017, 06:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 874
Posted By sjc246

A pre-purchase inspection is definitely worth it...

A pre-purchase inspection is definitely worth it to see if you have any major problems. At that mileage, I'm sure they'll find some things that need attention, but hopefully they'll be relatively...
09-21-2017, 01:08 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 44,333
Posted By jmraggs

Mark Rose - [email protected] ...

Mark Rose - [email protected]
818-266-4305


He has not answered my email yet and his phone number voice mail is generic with a computer voice, so I didn't leave a message. I can't even...
Forum: W211 AMG
09-03-2017, 11:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,555
Posted By Frank Barrett

Since the damage is so light, you should look...

Since the damage is so light, you should look into buying it from the insurance company and fixing it. Might not need to be a salvage title. The car is yours, not theirs, at least until you sign it...
Forum: W211 AMG
07-07-2017, 05:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,364
Posted By CharlyE500

Very well said !

Very well said !
06-22-2017, 02:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,684
Posted By rootsy05

Ask the dealer for the residual value if you...

Ask the dealer for the residual value if you leased it. Just to see what the dealer estimates the value of the car to be after X amounts of years of a lease. I'm in a very specific situation right...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-09-2017, 04:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,062
Posted By Kreuzfeuer

I mean this with the utmost respect, but I think...

I mean this with the utmost respect, but I think you're stressing over this waaaayyyy too much. I can assure you that the engineers wouldn't put an inferior system on a car of this caliber.

Are...
Forum: W211 AMG
03-12-2017, 11:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,250
Posted By bbirdwell

I can understand your desire to begin modifying...

I can understand your desire to begin modifying your car for more power but let me say, "Slow down".

Speaking from personal experience, I would suggest you first focus on maintenance and system...
Forum: W211 AMG
02-28-2017, 01:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 12,662
Posted By HeissRod

DIY W211 E55 Alternator Removal

Had to take my alternator out again, so I figured I would throw together a guide. There are a few people that jack up the motor and take it out from the bottom, but I prefer this direction. it took...
Forum: W211 AMG
12-08-2016, 02:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 705
Posted By WesttxJR

As someone that made the switch to coilovers, I...

As someone that made the switch to coilovers, I can tell you I have mixed feelings about the change. The pros are cost and reliability. The cons are ride quality and not being able to raise it like...
Forum: W211 AMG
09-25-2016, 06:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,447
Posted By equitiesguy

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If you look at the location of the allen drain plug, nothing is...
Forum: W211 AMG
08-03-2016, 02:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,750
Posted By AMGPilot

Most of the E55's I've seen have had Fuel pump...

Most of the E55's I've seen have had Fuel pump relays that look just like this. My suggesting is that EVERYONE change out the crunchy wire and really sockets.
...
02-17-2016, 09:30 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 69,184
Posted By CDIJeff

How to replace the SBC pump on a w211

This is a long awaited thread on the SBC pump for Mercedes W211 specifically my model was used the 2005 E320 CDI North American Version 211.026 the .026 is the sedan not the hatchback. Long story...
Forum: Diesel Forum
06-07-2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 133,076
Posted By krd2023

Copy of May 15th, 2015 Demand Letter sent to MBUSA

I'll now be publicizing more information about my issue with MBUSA since I'm not receiving any response or assistance from MBUSA. To recap my issue, the engine seized in my 2010 ML350 Bluetec with...
Forum: W211 AMG
09-22-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 11,078
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