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02-12-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 258
Posted By DFWdude

"Does a W212 Trunk work for a toddler and...

"Does a W212 Trunk work for a toddler and infant?" Sure thing. You should be able to stuff up to 28 toddlers in the trunk... or 45 newborn intants.:D Oh, wait... You're asking about space for car...
01-17-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,027
Posted By MBpippo

So here's some pics... ...

So here's some pics...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/277x357/1_07e168844cc1ff50e5b1eefb939257cddca3611c.jpg
The CD.

...
01-02-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 744
Posted By KEY08

Well, you chose well on the warranty. Many more...

Well, you chose well on the warranty. Many more happy miles with all of that new gear in there! Time for a long road trip.
01-02-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 442
Posted By pezzy669

2011 E350 4Matic - Long haul review

Recently took a long haul road trip in my '11 Mercedes E350 4Matic sedan so figure I would post some impressions.

Stats:

2,506 miles from 12/21 to 12.26
63 MPH Average
24.9 MPG Average (EPA...
11-23-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 988
Posted By mb3ps

suspension noise / looseness (W212, E550, Airmatic)

I've got a suspension issue (I think) that is most pronounced over a large speed bump, as demonstrated in the video below:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xLBqILrUgQQ

On washboard surfaces, or...
10-30-2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 3,618
Posted By rbrylaw

Rod's New Ride

At long last the wait is over! To say I'm thrilled is an understatement. Got to the dealership at about 3 this afternoon for a scheduled delivery at 3:30. The paperwork was ready the car was ready...
09-11-2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 807
Posted By Mud

That looks good. I agree about the angle, I...

That looks good.
I agree about the angle, I fooled with the adjustability a bit (different camera) til I got the right blend of earth and sky so to speak.
08-13-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 565
Posted By KEY08

The bulletin sticky notes at the top of the...

The bulletin sticky notes at the top of the forum. My friend thinks everyone is hip and sometimes gets carried away.
Are you still fighting this issue after such a long time between posts??
07-25-2018, 11:03 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,486
Posted By Oda112

It's been awhile since I posted anything...

It's been awhile since I posted anything worthwhile on this thread and there are a few things I wanted to share with forum members in hope that it might be of use to them in the future as the W212...
07-20-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,065
Posted By DFWdude

In my car, that button engages the Flux...

In my car, that button engages the Flux Capacitor... :D

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/732x975/flux_capacitor_buttonf_f09cce91da4ed9d8910b357a010f23611db79465.jpg
07-16-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,098
Posted By markgm

Thumbs up For over a year my car would sometimes struggle...

For over a year my car would sometimes struggle to start. A few other people noted the same issue here; the starter will bog down for the first second, and then spin at a normal speed, but for three...
07-15-2018, 11:37 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,433
Posted By raja777m

Before: https://youtu.be/_FeCROGSryQ Trunk...

Before:
https://youtu.be/_FeCROGSryQ

Trunk only:
https://youtu.be/WdZpHv-C4N0

Trunk and seat:
https://youtu.be/DeWxtFqxPYg

After all the effort I feel I saved only 1-2 decibels.
06-29-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 11,668
Posted By DFWdude

... For Months, I've wondered what this useless...

...
For Months, I've wondered what this useless Graphic was for. Now I know...
...
06-01-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,260
Posted By syuri

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

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1124/20180531_193422_5cf92319684e2ce1d58ca082223803b7eb29b87f.jpg

My new toy.

Happen!
05-31-2018, 01:18 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 13,886
Posted By ItalianJoe1

Part of the issue is with the charging strategy...

Part of the issue is with the charging strategy of the car, they aim to keep the battery at about 80%, this is to allow room for the car to reclaim energy when coasting or whatever situation and not...
05-27-2018, 09:08 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 13,886
Posted By Oda112

I meant the Recond mode. I ran it for almost a...

I meant the Recond mode. I ran it for almost a week. The first time it took it 2 days to get to the full charge phase, step 7 ( I have the 8 step Mus 4.3 -...
05-16-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 876
Posted By rage2

I spend a lot of time in Teslas (work in tech,...

I spend a lot of time in Teslas (work in tech, way too many friends/coworkers with them) so I've had a ton of experience with their autopilot system. It's pretty interesting how Mercedes and Tesla...
04-02-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 426
Posted By KEY08

Did you check to see if the CPS has thrown a...

Did you check to see if the CPS has thrown a code? When my CPS was failing in the W211 it had thrown an error code that was logged on the times my car failed to start normally. It is a cheap part,...
04-01-2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 426
Posted By belarus27

+1 Same thing here , even tho i got a new...

+1
Same thing here , even tho i got a new battery and had my starter replaced couple years ago.
makes me wonder if the new starter is going bad or something else is up.
would be nice to...
03-31-2018, 09:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 426
Posted By Bahnstormer

Possible crank position sensor going bad.

Possible crank position sensor going bad.
03-23-2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 827
Posted By BeachBunny

@thefisch: You are 100% correct. I have a couple...

@thefisch: You are 100% correct. I have a couple of users idiots in my office who I've explained this to numerous times, then they put their phone in a wallet/clutch or put a stick-on business card...
02-22-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,135
Posted By raja777m

In my exp, first it started with turning the...

In my exp, first it started with turning the steering all the way to the left/right and drive in parking lot, and a couple of time before I turned in the vehicle, I felt those vibes at stand still...
12-23-2017, 08:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 740
Posted By KEY08

Correct Fisch. You just marked the oil filter...

Correct Fisch. You just marked the oil filter housing.
12-23-2017, 07:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 740
Posted By threeMBs

OP, you are kidding, right? The oil filter can...

OP, you are kidding, right? The oil filter can not be seen from the outside, it’s inside the “black and not that shiny” filter housing! Unbelievable!
12-23-2017, 07:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 740
Posted By Jose Osorio

Sounds like you're trying to find a reason to...

Sounds like you're trying to find a reason to throw a brick at someone. The part of the filter that you see under your engine cover is the part that houses the actual filter. None of the engines...
10-20-2017, 06:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,631
Posted By Darel

Yeah, after doing my own install on the Mid-City...

Yeah, after doing my own install on the Mid-City kit (with the Compustar Drone option, which is excellent by the way) there's no way anyone's going to come up with a cheap plug-n-play kit for our...
10-19-2017, 12:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,631
Posted By raja777m

ME: Hello, I have 2014 E350 with KeyLess-Go...

ME:
Hello,
I have 2014 E350 with KeyLess-Go package, meaning, keyless entry/exit, push button start and trunk control via a button.
I want to add just the remote start. What is my best option, I...
10-11-2017, 11:57 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,192
Posted By Skorp

It seems like that your problem is completely...

It seems like that your problem is completely different and could be entirely a different issue. At least for me, the popping sound would be constant and always happening even with the speakers off...
09-25-2017, 06:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 827
Posted By KEY08

..,,unless describing one's self. LOL

..,,unless describing one's self. LOL
09-23-2017, 11:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 973
Posted By ijain314

$100 off $200 service Mercedes Fall Special

Wanted to pass this along. Mercedes Coprate is offering $100 off $200 fall service speical.

Here is he linke:
https://www.mbusa.com/mercedes/service_special/fb2017
08-31-2017, 09:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 216
Posted By dbldpr

Info on profile back

Glad to see that the information on what you drive is back inside our profiles. They must of heard our complaints.
08-23-2017, 12:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,642
Posted By jahquan3

Lol Got the car back this morning and it's...

Lol

Got the car back this morning and it's riding smooth as before I had to take it in. I see the part number/Description is 212-320-31-38-80 REMAN AIR SUSPENSION STRUT

I checked online and it...
08-15-2017, 11:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 578
Posted By konigstiger

I believe the problem may be with adhesive below....

I believe the problem may be with adhesive below. Common problem across 211, 221 most if not all have had success with following DIY method.

Carefully heat the area where the bubble is with heat...
08-15-2017, 12:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 825
Posted By thenew3

No that's standard Halogen. You have a 2012. ...

No that's standard Halogen. You have a 2012. LED's didn't become an option till 2014. For your year it's either standard halogen or upgraded Bi-Xenon.

As far as the noise, I have had that same...
08-12-2017, 02:23 PM
08-09-2017, 07:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,417
Posted By Mud

MAF Sensor Removal & Cleaning

I thought I would post up some info on how to pull the MAF sensor if needed. I found that you don't need to remove it from the engine to clean it using something like CRC MAF sensor cleaning spray...
08-07-2017, 06:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,343
Posted By KEY08

Bingo, you are the super sleuth!

Bingo, you are the super sleuth!
08-06-2017, 04:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,343
Posted By Mud

I think that the dipstick marks are for cold and...

I think that the dipstick marks are for cold and operating temp levels, as with most of the PS caps/dipsticks. I have found that if the fluid is level is correct, either reading works.

I've never...
08-05-2017, 05:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,343
Posted By belarus27

Had similar situation , when making uturns or ...

Had similar situation , when making uturns or or going around in curcles(was testing) , or sometimes even when just making a turn on low speed... and usually when its cold or havent been driven...
08-01-2017, 06:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,137
Posted By thenew3

Vehicle batteries, tires, shock...

Vehicle batteries, tires, shock absorbers/suspension struts, phone and communications service infrastructure, soft top, glass, paint and appearance items
Damage due to lack of required...
07-24-2017, 10:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 770
Posted By Edward993

The red tape is gaffers tape ...1000x better than...

The red tape is gaffers tape ...1000x better than duct tape. It is cloth and sticks like crazy. I've been using it for maybe 20 years now ...indispensable for track days. Way back when, the only...
07-22-2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,736
Posted By - Mover -

Update: The blower is working like new...

Update:

The blower is working like new again. Chirping sound is gone !

A few things worth mentioning. I've noticed some members complaining that they can't twist the blower enough to remove it...
07-16-2017, 05:03 AM
Replies: 3,351
Views: 934,510
Posted By cocobeex

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

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1075/80-l6m2vwv_5cc270aecdc77e4d377e541e820ec39d3eda7dc1.jpg
07-14-2017, 11:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,639
Posted By cetialpha5

Here's the completed one for $440. ...

Here's the completed one for $440.
...
07-14-2017, 11:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,639
Posted By cetialpha5

You just missed a new set that sold on eBay for...

You just missed a new set that sold on eBay for $440, they have some used sets at around $225, but some of it is faded and some have broken clips.
07-14-2017, 05:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,639
Posted By KEY08

I told you to stop posting the selfies on here,...

I told you to stop posting the selfies on here, Fisch!
07-01-2017, 01:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 877
Posted By Greg Williams

2015 E400 Photos

I promised some photos once I had time. Friday night I had time to go back to the office and use the courtyard for some photos. It had been raining most of the day, so I wanted to get some shots...
06-27-2017, 04:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,303
Posted By raja777m

FWIW, I've contacted BJ's just to get some...

FWIW, I've contacted BJ's just to get some information, this is the reply in the email, from the CSR.

Here is all of the information we have on our gasoline.

Depending on the trade area, BJ's...
06-21-2017, 12:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 840
Posted By cetialpha5

TSB and Wiring Diagrams

Found a site that lists TSBs and has wiring diagrams. Some of them are interesting.

http://bbbind.com/free_tsb.html
06-20-2017, 10:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,543
Posted By Mud

Brake Work 2011 E350

Whilst minding my own business on an exit ramp, I was surprised to hear grinding as my car came to a stop :confused: I check the pads frequently and even though I had planned to do brakes in a couple...
06-14-2017, 10:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,009
Posted By belarus27

This pretty much it ... i will upload a video as...

This pretty much it ... i will upload a video as well on how it sounded if itll go through this site attachments.

https://youtu.be/sJD_Mjgqmm4
05-23-2017, 10:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,622
Posted By KEY08

Listen to Fisch. More than anyone on this board...

Listen to Fisch. More than anyone on this board he has been through this battery rodeo and is providing great advice. A 1 month battery can have as many issues as a 3 year old battery.
05-19-2017, 12:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,237
Posted By scrowley

Just an update. I pulled the dust shield off of...

Just an update. I pulled the dust shield off of the compressor and sure enough there is a rubber isolator that is half missing which was allowing the compressor to bang against a metal support...
05-13-2017, 10:57 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,015
Posted By El Cid

Star on the hood.

Star on the hood.
05-04-2017, 05:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,233
Posted By tresean1

I agree, I used Distronic for the first [lengthy...

I agree, I used Distronic for the first [lengthy period of] time yesterday on my drive home and I got 29.x mpg! I was amazed, my E550 never got anywhere close to that high, and it even rivals my...
04-30-2017, 08:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,479
Posted By KEY08

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/80-img_0589_e4265f57e594d22cc0589e76e817a9bbd5676eed.jpg
Hell yeah Fisch!
04-28-2017, 07:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,697
Posted By bachree

4 hours (more like 10 including troubleshooting,...

4 hours (more like 10 including troubleshooting, and research) and $1300. Hoping to offset some of this by selling the good Headlight for $300.
04-27-2017, 08:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,175
Posted By thenew3

Yup, I bought a 3 pack 3 years ago for $999, ...

Yup, I bought a 3 pack 3 years ago for $999, Used up the last of the 3 pack last month and bought another 3 pack for the same car, now it's $1400 (bought from same dealer I got the first 3 pk from) ...
04-27-2017, 04:38 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 42,674
Posted By vic viper

How To: Replace center console

Sure the gloss black looks classy, but I was a bit shocked when I was told that gloss black is the only option for the sedan and estate 213.
Coming from a S205 with the open pore black ash center...
04-27-2017, 01:09 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,088
Posted By KEY08

Ha! Oh it did happen. I will get some pics up...

Ha! Oh it did happen. I will get some pics up when I get it home and it stops raining. You need one of these Fisch! It is a beast, but I have plans to boost it beyond stock trim. My dealer, is also a...
04-24-2017, 11:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 965
Posted By ua549

Android Auto can run Google Maps.

Android Auto can run Google Maps.
04-16-2017, 01:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,533
Posted By Abrown3mtg

They do. It's remarkable how good the appearance...

They do. It's remarkable how good the appearance is in person as well. I suggesting using this exact wrap in my friends new to him cls550. Awesome to see it actually installed on one of our cars!
12-24-2016, 05:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 474
Posted By dbldpr

Merry Christmas and Happy Hollidays and Happy New Year

To all the members of this Forum I want to wish you all a Merry Christmas Happy holidays and Happy New Year. And may this New Year bring you more than what you had this past year.
11-23-2016, 02:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,425
Posted By NickTH

Free Comfort Box (trunk storage box)

We used the storage box for my wife's 2015 E400 once to see how it works.
But it takes up too much space in her trunk, so we took it out.
Been sitting in the garage for past yr.
Giving it away for...
11-18-2016, 06:22 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,341
Posted By james411

Hello Everyone and thanks for all of the input. I...

Hello Everyone and thanks for all of the input. I too have a CPO 2011 E350 Bluetec and did not pick up on the Faded Burlwood defect until i was out of the basic 4 year factory warranty. CPO warranty...
10-02-2016, 12:24 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 141,780
Posted By Six_Speed

Thanks for the posts; they provided good...

Thanks for the posts; they provided good information that allowed me to change the Aux battery in my 2012 E350 in about 10 minutes. I ordered the PowerStar battery from New Egg for $12.99. The...
07-11-2016, 10:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 571
Posted By Youngd

I removed my trim but still have it somewhere in...

I removed my trim but still have it somewhere in the garage. Be happy to ship it to you if you want it.
06-05-2016, 08:51 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,838
Posted By LILBENZ230

A sealed beam headlight is what was found on old...

A sealed beam headlight is what was found on old cars. Where if the headlight went out, the entire unit had to be replaced. Like an old Nissan pickup or an old Jeep Wrangler.

...
06-01-2016, 10:04 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,838
Posted By KEY08

Morimito D1S 6500k

Morimito D1S 6500k
05-22-2016, 12:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 13,747
Posted By pwells

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1124/80-wp_20160521_028_adf5802d2b42f5a60792ce0bbe0046dda0fb794b.jpg

With the brake and electrical connector out of the way slide the...
05-15-2016, 06:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,798
Posted By socci

2011 E350 4Matic Transmission Mount DIY

After fighting an idle vibration issue when in drive or reverse I pulled the trigger on a transmission mount (engine mounts looked ok and had vibration in back of seat). I was apprehensive because I...
05-09-2016, 07:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 970
Posted By Wookii

DIY: Protect your front tow hook cover

If you haven't done this already. Do it now.

I hit a small piece of wood on the freeway and the tow hook cover popped off and flew away. The anchor to keep you from losing the cover all-together...
07-25-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,821
Posted By GregTR

Here are the photos: ...

Here are the photos:

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1024x768/80-front_f34d53e73f4632d9b650d937e0deade0616026d2.jpg

Front View

...
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