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Today, 01:18 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By S550e

Wow, I'd love to get a 2018+ S Class loaner when...

Wow, I'd love to get a 2018+ S Class loaner when I go in for service... is this a regular thing at your dealership? The best thing I got was a E400 wagon. Extremely fast and fun to toy around in.
Yesterday, 02:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,838
Posted By jpaul4

I would doubt that it can be done with only a...

I would doubt that it can be done with only a software upgrade, itís probably a combination of hardware and software that would need changed, that sounds expensive. Please report back if anyone...
02-12-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 254
Posted By KEY08

Fair enough. First off, my condolences in your...

Fair enough. First off, my condolences in your loss. Both of my parents are gone and I know how hard that can be. There are thousands of 4Matic cars out there and Mercedes is always working to...
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...
02-04-2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,307
Posted By Streamliner

I guess the big question, is how does your friend...

I guess the big question, is how does your friend drive? The current S560 is very quick and very fast, at least IMO. My personal opinion, is that the extra power in the S63 is virtually worthless,...
02-01-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,410
Posted By nycebo

You both kind of have a point. It's a W213 forum...

You both kind of have a point. It's a W213 forum for owners. Seems the W212 forum for potential traders would make this thread more worthwhile. But, I can also see wanting to get 213 owners point of...
01-31-2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By e55phil

if you have a 63 or 65 and the bigger brake...

if you have a 63 or 65 and the bigger brake calipers the 221 donut spare will not clear the brakes. if you have a s550 with normal brakes the 221 spare will fit I do not know about the 560.
01-30-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,410
Posted By Lanzz

While I love my W213 and it is my first Mercedes,...

While I love my W213 and it is my first Mercedes, I do agree that the inside seems smaller than the outside of the car would suggest.

I had looked at a leftover 2016 W212 when I got the 213, and...
01-30-2019, 02:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,410
Posted By Mbracer26

Notice how high the belt line is in the w213...

Notice how high the belt line is in the w213 compared to the old w212. The older one is so much more open and airy. Back seats in the 212 is bigger and lot more leg room compared to the new one....
01-30-2019, 12:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,410
Posted By Frank Rizzo

Apple Pay: There is an option to switch off the...

Apple Pay: There is an option to switch off the NFC charging someplace. I have a 6+ and that was irritating me, so whilst stuck in traffic I looked around and found it. No more Apple Pay.

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01-28-2019, 09:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 572
Posted By Wolfman

The car has the optional 4 zone Clinate control....

The car has the optional 4 zone Clinate control. You should see separate temperature controls on the back of the center console.
Much of the center console is taken up by the AC unit.
So without...
01-28-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 192
Posted By ygmn

The knob does set the follow distance but you...

The knob does set the follow distance but you need a car in front to show you....

or have the little distronic screen up on the dash and as you change know you can see the lines change I think......
01-25-2019, 02:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 615
Posted By cetialpha5

Yeah, you came to an enthusiast forum and you're...

Yeah, you came to an enthusiast forum and you're not an enthusiast. I have the active cornering illumination on both my cars, it's very cool. When driving on the road in a curve, it lights up the...
01-23-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 392
Posted By konigstiger

If I understand you initial repair was performed...

If I understand you initial repair was performed under warranty and failure occurred out of warranty. Although applicable to out of pocket repair, given elapsed time out of warranty argue MBUSA for...
01-23-2019, 08:47 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,210
Posted By vic viper

I like it, but I never use it in a keychain, the...

I like it, but I never use it in a keychain, the other keys will mess up the fob over time.

Fun fact, you can press the button for the internal key and push it inwards to make the key smaller and...
01-22-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 516
Posted By Darel

Oh geez yeah, I meant the most recent version of...

Oh geez yeah, I meant the most recent version of maps and software. Didn't realize you were looking for that sort of upgrade.
01-22-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 120
Posted By Jrowthorn

Question Power Seat

2009 Mercedes E350 4Matic Sports

My drivers power seat could no longer be adjusted forward or reverse. I took it to a qualified shop and the mechanic found that a small worm drive that attaches...
01-22-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 993
Posted By tkelley.EClass

i wouldnt do it. There are plenty of mint CPO s...

i wouldnt do it. There are plenty of mint CPO s classes on the market for an affordable price. Or upgrade to the refresh body. Plus, a chance to shop for options you may have wanted the first time...
01-22-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 683
Posted By garygnu

Mercedes Me? Or not me? Is this thing not working for anyone else?

Hi all,
WHEN I can get the app to work, it is finicky, and amazingly, offers less features than my wife's Buick.
It's been 8 degrees F here and i can't get the car to remote start - the app is...
01-16-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,973
Posted By superangrypenguin

The only car on the planet that has an uglier...

The only car on the planet that has an uglier grill (for this price point/category) is the 2020 Genesis G90.

WTF were these designers thinking? Were they DRUNK?!
...
01-16-2019, 07:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 744
Posted By 2011E350

If you got the new parts like kajtek said...you...

If you got the new parts like kajtek said...you only paid the $300 for totally new parts, what the dealer does with the warranty company is between them.

Quick funny story,

I had a 2010...
01-15-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 325
Posted By 2011E350

Greetings From DFW METROPLEX

Greetings, just purchased a 2011 E350. Didn't say it in the ad but appears to be the AMG sport package, wheels at least. 265/35R/18 rear and 245/40R/18 Front. The only major hit on the inspection...
01-14-2019, 01:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 968
Posted By ktar

FYI guys my 2014 E350 4matic with sports package...

FYI guys my 2014 E350 4matic with sports package and HK audio ( but no pano roof or lighting package like OP has) was appraised at carmax a month ago.
Trade in was $21.5k (would have been $22k if...
01-11-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 549
Posted By Rogue Leader

Well dealer says they updated the transmission...

Well dealer says they updated the transmission software and did a re-adaptation that fixed it. I pick up tomorrow morning so we will see.
01-11-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,525
Posted By 1bad540

I think the s clas is modded lighter than the...

I think the s clas is modded lighter than the other classes, I always do light mods to my cars in the past. The s I changed the 19" wheels to the also stock 20" wheels so not really a mod.
01-09-2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,257
Posted By Streamliner

No, I went with a 2018 S560. It is ďTHEĒ best...

No, I went with a 2018 S560. It is ďTHEĒ best car I have ever owned!
01-09-2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 585
Posted By TeeEl

All that would do is insure the "11" on the...

All that would do is insure the "11" on the screen is an effective "5".

Though there definitely should be no distortion at "0". Play with the sound from different sources and if it's all bad it's...
01-08-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 968
Posted By KEY08

That appears to be an exceptional bargain.

That appears to be an exceptional bargain.
01-08-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,319
Posted By Rogue Leader

Holding the FOB key for trunk close works on both...

Holding the FOB key for trunk close works on both my 14 E350 and my wifes 17 GLE 350. All the other methods close the trunk too.

One of the things I love about Mercedes, the ergonomics of...
01-08-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,319
Posted By KEY08

I believe you can use the foot swipe, switches on...

I believe you can use the foot swipe, switches on the trunk lid, the switch on the driver's door, and the fob to close the trunk. I have never used the fob to close the trunk, and will have to try it...
01-08-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,319
Posted By bytemaster0

I believe that the rear-end collision system is...

I believe that the rear-end collision system is actually referring to the long-range radar that scans for impending rear-end collisions. If you're about to be hit, the car will put on the brakes if...
01-07-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 722
Posted By KEY08

My stock Shelby exhaust at WOT would never pass...

My stock Shelby exhaust at WOT would never pass muster.
01-02-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 744
Posted By kajtek1

They still ask you for permission to do...

They still ask you for permission to do inspection, don't they?
When I took my W212 specifically for SCN sensor coding, without asking me they performed courtesy inspection and gladly presented me...
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, 06:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 744
Posted By thefisch

I had read that comment too. Perhaps that mantra...

I had read that comment too. Perhaps that mantra only applies when it is the factory warranty. I recall another SA telling me about the faded wood and how they weren't allowed to mention it to...
01-02-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 744
Posted By thefisch

$4k in warranty work on 2011 E550 92k miles

When I dropped my 2011 E550 off for regular maintenance at 92k miles (A service and brake flush (https://mbworld.org/forums/e-class-w212/729990-service-b-due-but-already-did-cabin-filter.html)), the...
01-02-2019, 06:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 828
Posted By kajtek1

Isn't price a factor here? I was never able to...

Isn't price a factor here?
I was never able to fit comfortable into C class, although did not drive latest models. Did they make C bigger in last years?
01-02-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 828
Posted By Peachy

My totally biased opinion is to get the E400....

My totally biased opinion is to get the E400. Much faster engine, more luxurious ride than a C-Class, 4-Matic is great for inclement weather and twisty roads, yeah.

If you keep up with maintenance...
01-02-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 712
Posted By RJC

If the car was a ligher color maybe the black...

If the car was a ligher color maybe the black ones....
01-02-2019, 02:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 712
Posted By BenzV12

I think I would keep the silver wheels as they...

I think I would keep the silver wheels as they look nicer to me but black ones somewhat throws kinkiness,wickedness and Darth Vaderesqueness . I think that word doesn't exist yet in the vocabulary...
01-01-2019, 11:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 712
Posted By MBS63AMG

Get the silver ones. If you don't like them, the...

Get the silver ones. If you don't like them, the brake dust will turn them as black as ever in less than 7 days. Best of both worlds.
12-30-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,095
Posted By Streamliner

With an 18 month lead time before the new (W223?)...

With an 18 month lead time before the new (W223?) Model comes out, I absolutely would NOT wait. Life is WAY too short and I would get that new S560 ASAP!

I have a 2018 S560 and it is truly an...
12-29-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 516
Posted By Darel

Got mine replaced under ELW a couple months ago,...

Got mine replaced under ELW a couple months ago, and they installed the most recent map version too.
Forum: Marketplace
12-27-2018, 11:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 520
Posted By S550e

I was going to write the same thing but didnít...

I was going to write the same thing but didnít wanna sound like a jerk. Maybe 67k for the mileage but thatís about it.
Forum: Marketplace
12-27-2018, 11:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 520
Posted By Venom-AMG

Hate to tell you but you won't get anything close...

Hate to tell you but you won't get anything close to asking. Your car is worth $60-65k at best. If you really need the cash fast, take it to carmax and have them write you a check. Sorry for the...
12-27-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 516
Posted By S63AMG888

If it goes through your insurance that will most...

If it goes through your insurance that will most likely pay for the damages on your bumper, can can get your shop to quote the insurance with the Nav. you want and see what they say, the worst case...
12-27-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 516
Posted By thefisch

I would think ELW would cover it. Hope you don't...

I would think ELW would cover it. Hope you don't stuck between car insurance and ELW arguing over whether it was due to accident damage.
12-24-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 294
Posted By QUICKSHIFT

I intend to after the holidays. I just wanted a...

I intend to after the holidays. I just wanted a general concensis before the dealer tries to sell me a new battery.
12-23-2018, 12:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 686
Posted By ygmn

I went to POrsche & MB factories in Stuttgart...

I went to POrsche & MB factories in Stuttgart maybe 3 or 4 years ago.
Wonderful time.
Did not think about factory tours dayum...

MB Museum was better of the 2.

THanks for reminder.

PS...
12-21-2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 748
Posted By thefisch

As someone with an extended warranty ending in...

As someone with an extended warranty ending in about a year, I find this very discouraging. I would make a stink about it. If they would have addressed it when noticed, it could have been done...
12-21-2018, 03:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 748
Posted By Mud

You seem positive that the second shop told you...

You seem positive that the second shop told you the truth and the first shop did not. I'm not pulling for either one but were you able to verify either claim?
Car has 2 engine mounts and one...
12-19-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 580
Posted By jahquan3

Nice..I'm not far behind you. My cars at 154k but...

Nice..I'm not far behind you. My cars at 154k but been in the shop for a couple of weeks. Looking to send off for my badge soon as I hit 155k
12-18-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By ygmn

but that will not tell you if smaller wheels will...

but that will not tell you if smaller wheels will hit brakes and or suspension parts.
12-15-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 942
Posted By obwielnls

That radar detector might not work well there. ...

That radar detector might not work well there. There is a "hole" in the windshield that's designed to let gigahertz frequencies though but you are pretty far back. You'll likely need to move it...
12-14-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,464
Posted By pschiller

I swapped mine out about a year ago. No issues...

I swapped mine out about a year ago. No issues and much better ride! Luckily even though my 2013 e350 with run flats, it came equipped with a spare tire!
12-12-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 833
Posted By KEY08

2014 E550 4Matic is a limited production and only...

2014 E550 4Matic is a limited production and only facelifted V8 made for the US market. A unicorn. More standard options, so the price difference is minimal. Plus the mpg for this beast is a near...
12-11-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 600
Posted By cetialpha5

Yeah, that looks nice. Parktronic, lighting...

Yeah, that looks nice. Parktronic, lighting package, looks like a pano roof, and maybe driver's assistance package with the AMG wheels. What other goodies did you get? That's pretty nicely loaded,...
12-07-2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,841
Posted By thefisch

Glad to see you rolling again. Any update on the...

Glad to see you rolling again. Any update on the deadbeats without insurance?
12-05-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,245
Posted By tkelley.EClass

I was lucky to get 31k for it, dealer offered 22k!

I was lucky to get 31k for it, dealer offered 22k!
12-05-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,358
Posted By aquinob

Had both a new C and E as loaners recently, both...

Had both a new C and E as loaners recently, both kept overnight. Impression of the C was that it was a nice car, but felt much smaller that my current E which is a 2010. You could really tell it...
12-04-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,245
Posted By tkelley.EClass

BMW of Tenafly. They had no clue what they were...

BMW of Tenafly. They had no clue what they were doing. "Yeah, it's got leather." was the extend of their education level. I took the VIN and went to Mercedes for an MSRP breakdown. KBB had it at...
12-03-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 679
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...
11-30-2018, 09:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 441
Posted By SteveE400

Raja - My 3 years on this board haven't shown any...

Raja - My 3 years on this board haven't shown any reliability issues with any of the three engines you mention. I have two - a 350 and a 400. Although both are low-mileage, I don't expect any...
11-30-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 383
Posted By KEY08

Your lease may require you to replace worn parts...

Your lease may require you to replace worn parts with factory original parts. Better check that.
11-22-2018, 11:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 311
Posted By KEY08

What kind of braking are you doing, Raja? I could...

What kind of braking are you doing, Raja? I could see if you were autocrossing or doing some kind of high performance driving, but under normal driving your braking distance is noticeable between...
11-17-2018, 10:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By cetialpha5

Yes, any battery will work. You can get one with...

Yes, any battery will work. You can get one with higher CCA, but there aren't too many other ones out there that are much higher. Advance Auto, Autozone or Pep Boys also sell the battery. I think all...
11-17-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By KEY08

Yes.

Yes.
11-17-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,020
Posted By cetialpha5

Mercedes Dealer $150 off $300 Service

It's back. $150 off $300+ in service. Expires Dec 31st 2018.

https://www.mbusa.com/mercedes/service_special/win_back_savings
11-17-2018, 12:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 263
Posted By ChildishBenzino

Winter is coming

Good Afternoon,

Just throwing it out there, but anyone have starting issues with their W212 in the winter time? By that I mean when the temp outside drops past -30 Deg C to even -40 Deg C and the...
11-16-2018, 10:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 314
Posted By thefisch

I would also check the alternator output voltage...

I would also check the alternator output voltage while driving to see if it is low. Some of what you said made me suspect the electrical system.
11-16-2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,358
Posted By nc211

I have a 14í W212 as well. Past two days Iíve...

I have a 14í W212 as well. Past two days Iíve been driving a GLC loaner (and have had a C sedan as well). While the turbo is nice via the torque curve adjustments, I cannot stand how MB has redone...
11-15-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,841
Posted By PatrixUSA

^ ^ good news on the update... this is how...

^ ^ good news on the update... this is how insurance is supposed to work... damages aside, make sure they (geico) keep you updated on their recovery efforts regarding your deductible... bc if they...
11-15-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,841
Posted By Chrisk03

Glad to hear this as a GEICO customer, as well. ...

Glad to hear this as a GEICO customer, as well. :y
11-14-2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,841
Posted By thefisch

Sounds like the best result for you - all things...

Sounds like the best result for you - all things considered.
11-14-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 575
Posted By konigstiger

Your vehicle is an early build should be able to...

Your vehicle is an early build should be able to update on your own, 2017 NTG4.5 COMANDģ North America - V16.0 I believe activation code started MY15, MY14 COMAND manual:
...
11-14-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,841
Posted By kajtek1

That sounds like satisfactory resolution for you?...

That sounds like satisfactory resolution for you?
Being Geico customer, I am glad to hear they did a good job.
11-12-2018, 11:25 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,003
Posted By E500wanabe

The perception I had when I drove it felt as if...

The perception I had when I drove it felt as if the lower portion of the dash was trapping my legs while the top half was too far away it just didn't feel right. A 4 cyl. in a car like that is...
11-11-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,358
Posted By KEY08

Find a used S class. Why go down in size and...

Find a used S class. Why go down in size and comfort?
11-09-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,265
Posted By ESSRTEE8

I just took delivery of a 2019 S560 and asked the...

I just took delivery of a 2019 S560 and asked the product specialist about this problem. He told me Germany thinks it has to do with the Key FOB proximity to the trunk.

He suggested that you use...
Forum: Marketplace
11-09-2018, 03:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,220
Posted By 2012 merc amg

If you read above you'd see I've never had a...

If you read above you'd see I've never had a check engine light in this car so no that's not the reason I'm selling. I do a lot of traveling with my other cars and this particular car is not a good...
11-08-2018, 09:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 467
Posted By bigjule

So did it fix ure eco stop and start issue? On...

So did it fix ure eco stop and start issue? On my car the Eco function would work after 30 mins of driving it would finnaly start to function but now it doesn't at all .. no messages on screen and...
11-08-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,841
Posted By rustybear3

Here's the bottom line: You pay good money for...

Here's the bottom line: You pay good money for your car insurance for instances such as this. If they handle it poorly and jack up your rates, better to know now until something really major occurs....
11-08-2018, 01:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By LemonSqueezy

I bought my 63 style spoiler color matched for...

I bought my 63 style spoiler color matched for $200 ish shipped, I dont remember exact cost, from one of the vendors here, I think jbspeed? Comes with double sided tape, super easy install.

but...
11-07-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,841
Posted By thefisch

This is why I won't deal with other people in...

This is why I won't deal with other people in these situations. You made the right call going through your insurance. They deal with these deadbeats all the time.
11-07-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,841
Posted By kajtek1

The factory camera videos are worthless. When I...

The factory camera videos are worthless.
When I was researching the cheaper camera -their video would show licence plate readable from 50 ft.
In real video - 5 ft and you barely can recognize the...
11-07-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,841
Posted By kajtek1

That was very predictable that the guy will cease...

That was very predictable that the guy will cease communication once he see 5 grands repair estimate.
Shall I get popcorn now?
11-07-2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By DFWdude

Ummmm, slow down dude. You should get your front...

Ummmm, slow down dude. You should get your front end fixed first, so you can decide whether to keep the car.
11-06-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,841
Posted By PatrixUSA

so not that you can board a train that's already...

so not that you can board a train that's already left the station... as at this point any citations being issued to the other driver / party is highly unlikely, but reading back through your thread...
11-06-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,841
Posted By KEY08

Exactly. The car should have been impounded,...

Exactly. The car should have been impounded, Raja. Right then and there. You have been given a line of B ull s hit a mile long.
What a crappy situation. Move away from that s hole.
11-06-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,841
Posted By kajtek1

I would highlight good job the camera did. I...

I would highlight good job the camera did.
I had couple of incidents where ladies run into my construction trailers and reported that I hit them, even when I was tens of ft from collision point...
11-06-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,841
Posted By Chrisk03

First, sorry for what's going on, what a...

First, sorry for what's going on, what a cluster.... I would be furious and would probably just sue them out of principal, even if cost me more than I'd ever see back.

That said, I think Patrix...
11-06-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,841
Posted By PatrixUSA

op, i agree with this position, give all the...

op, i agree with this position, give all the contact information you've gathered for the other party to your insurance co and let them handle from there, that's what you pay them for...

if it...
11-06-2018, 12:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 999
Posted By Detailingdoc

The first time I took it in they updated all the...

The first time I took it in they updated all the software etc. Didnt help.
11-05-2018, 10:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 515
Posted By KEY08

Hey thatís interesting. I just went outside to...

Hey thatís interesting. I just went outside to try that and nothing happened. I waited several seconds each time and no go. I do have full LED and my lights do the full startup dance, so I assume...
11-05-2018, 09:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,356
Posted By Kushp14

That is a pretty risky purchase without...

That is a pretty risky purchase without physically seeing it and factory warranty. Any small and unnoticeable issues are $$$, especially with your options...Check out Ally Major guard, you will not...
11-05-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,841
Posted By LemonSqueezy

As far as I know, your policy renews every 6...

As far as I know, your policy renews every 6 months, a month before it renews you'll be notified of your new rates. In CA your rates cant go up if you're not at fault, but it sucks to have hard...
11-05-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,841
Posted By PatrixUSA

...or move to a state that prohibits surcharges...

...or move to a state that prohibits surcharges (rate increases) on drivers who are involved in accidents through no fault of their own... ;-) a good thing about living in ca...
11-05-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,841
Posted By KEY08

Call the police station and report the cop. Give...

Call the police station and report the cop. Give them the information you received. If they give you a raft of excuses call the TV stations.
11-05-2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,841
Posted By rustybear3

That is why you are getting screwed by the cop....

That is why you are getting screwed by the cop. Happened to my Dad years ago.
11-05-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,174
Posted By belarus27

Update. got a letter on saturday from...

Update.

got a letter on saturday from mercedes , saying that my replacement part came in finally and that i need to make an appointment to get it replaced.

good news.
11-04-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 761
Posted By Merserybenze

Bit risky buying a used S-Class without warranty....

Bit risky buying a used S-Class without warranty. Love the car, don't get me wrong, but when something goes awry on these it costs an arm and a leg. I paid for the 7 year warranty on my 2018 just for...
11-04-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,356
Posted By superangrypenguin

You're right, but the problem is that 99% or...

You're right, but the problem is that 99% or whatever of people don't read the detailed T&Cs, e.g. the contract. Just this MONTH, I've been battling Audi dealers for the exact T&Cs of the new Audi...
11-03-2018, 11:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,356
Posted By ephico2real

i bought it from an independent dealership. The...

i bought it from an independent dealership. The plan they offered didnít have good reviews online. I was of the opinion that I could buy MB warranty. But they wonít let them add the car to MB...
11-03-2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,356
Posted By Nice Ride

I did Ceramic Pro on my car, and I use Reload...

I did Ceramic Pro on my car, and I use Reload (50% product to 50% Distilled water Smooth as silk, just a light spritz after you wash and dry. Keeps the hydrophobic coating.

All the hype about...
11-03-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,356
Posted By ephico2real

it was just a stroke of luck to find such a...

it was just a stroke of luck to find such a loaded used car with a clean carfax. The service record was also very clean except for the rear sit package that was repaired under warranty. I will...
11-03-2018, 12:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,356
Posted By lika1

Awesome car....you got one hell of a deal!! If...

Awesome car....you got one hell of a deal!! If you would've bought that CPO'd through Mercedes, you would have paid A LOT more than what it was priced at! Good luck with the warranty search, and...
11-01-2018, 04:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 560
Posted By ygmn

IF something electrical fails it would have...

IF something electrical fails it would have nothing to do with having the services or not... so you would be OK.

But say you ignore having the oil changed and engine seizes up... well then you are...
11-01-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,043
Posted By ygmn

Cheaper: Local Auto Zone = $99 3yr ...

Cheaper:
Local Auto Zone = $99 3yr
https://www.autozone.com/ignition-tune-up-and-routine-maintenance/battery/duralast-platinum-battery/755654_994522_25698

Some may not have in stock but can get...
11-01-2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 999
Posted By Utopia Texas

The resistance could be due to something as...

The resistance could be due to something as simple as someone not cleaning the terminals properly when the battery was installed.
11-01-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,043
Posted By ygmn

Wow lifetime warranty but would ti cover the...

Wow lifetime warranty but would ti cover the replacement as well?
Batteries do not last forever.
Price is higher then say a local auto parts store but life time free replacements?
Heck once you...
11-01-2018, 01:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,907
Posted By Rockland

You can get both good deals and bad deals on both...

You can get both good deals and bad deals on both used cars and new cars.

You are much more likely to get raped (using your terminology) on a used car purchase than on a new car purchase. Way more...
11-01-2018, 01:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,907
Posted By superpop

Not sure how you got a 19% discount on a new benz...

Not sure how you got a 19% discount on a new benz but good for you if you did. Regardless I stand by my contention that you are almost always better off buying used when it comes to luxury cars from...
10-31-2018, 10:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,907
Posted By superpop

Sorry sal but these are poor examples. Any...

Sorry sal but these are poor examples. Any modern car monitors the airbags for faults like being removed, this sounds like an extremely rare and highly litigious example, and there are countless...
10-31-2018, 10:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,907
Posted By salamigs

When you do not know what the previous owner did...

When you do not know what the previous owner did to the vehicle then sky is the limit with respect to what can happen. A friend of mine bought a used 7 series, which was after the pre-sale...
10-31-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,907
Posted By salamigs

I am not rich enough to buy anything used... On...

I am not rich enough to buy anything used... On the average you will be worse off buying used... Yes, you can get lucky once or twice, but when you average it out...
10-31-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 815
Posted By Mitch Alsup

Mute not volume=zero Mute is retained over...

Mute not volume=zero
Mute is retained over engine stop and start.
Volume = zero is reset because the volume control controls lots of volumes {radio, navigation, emergency,...} and at startup yu...
10-31-2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,043
Posted By KEY08

Highly possible this is related to the accident.

Highly possible this is related to the accident.
10-31-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 378
Posted By KEY08

That looks fantastic! Since the tires are run...

That looks fantastic! Since the tires are run flats, your ride may be a slight bit firmer due to the reinforced sidewalls. Nice!
10-30-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 378
Posted By threeMBs

1. Go to any independent tire place for...

1. Go to any independent tire place for installation if you can not do it yourself. Chain stores often will not install underload tires due to liability. Dealer will not either.

2. Actually 97 XL...
10-30-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,907
Posted By lika1

I agree with the options you have listed which I...

I agree with the options you have listed which I have as well, but I also "needed" power rear seat package (w/ heat and cool), HUD, heated windshield, and warmth & comfort package which gives you...
10-30-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,043
Posted By ygmn

I do not remember on headlights HOLD does...

I do not remember on headlights

HOLD does not work; that I remember - another I like.
I wonder if those special BRAKING ones do not work?

Neither Dealer could explain 2 batteries failing...
10-30-2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,907
Posted By 1bad540

gotta be 4 matic, amg sport, diamond white, nappa...

gotta be 4 matic, amg sport, diamond white, nappa int. wheels for me I agree w you can be bought after.
10-30-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 378
Posted By threeMBs

These are OEM MB wheels. Mercedes does not...

These are OEM MB wheels. Mercedes does not manufacture its wheels. Germany's Ronal is one of the main Mercedes OEM wheel manufacturers. (Cromodora and OZ are the other two main ones).

Wheels and...
10-30-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,907
Posted By superangrypenguin

Just so you know you cannot get MBC with 4matic.

Just so you know you cannot get MBC with 4matic.
10-30-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,177
Posted By KEY08

5 year old thread, yo.

5 year old thread, yo.
10-29-2018, 10:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 484
Posted By KEY08

Does it have any worthwhile options? full LED,...

Does it have any worthwhile options? full LED, pano, driver assist, parking assist, parktronic, dynamic seats? If itís a base car keep looking. If you are just looking for a cheap ride with a star...
10-25-2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 438
Posted By KEY08

Very rare car and with all of the goodies, plus...

Very rare car and with all of the goodies, plus low miles. Thatís a very good price and I wish you well. Should sell quickly.
10-25-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,507
Posted By Utopia Texas

On my last two regular annual A and B service...

On my last two regular annual A and B service appointments on my SL I was given C series 4 doors as loaners. Though “OK” to drive I commented to myself both times that if there was not the MB star on...
10-24-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 545
Posted By KEY08

Man, that is one ugly casting. Good luck with...

Man, that is one ugly casting. Good luck with these.
10-22-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 749
Posted By Jabberwock

Carvana seems just like another carmax, but with...

Carvana seems just like another carmax, but with a nice website. The instant quote is nice feature.
10-22-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 749
Posted By Jabberwock

Thanks for all the replies!!!!! this is exactly...

Thanks for all the replies!!!!! this is exactly the info i'm looking for. I feel better about going there now.

Like italianjoe, I willing to take a lower offer for the convenience they provide....
10-21-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,841
Posted By Bahnstormer

What about compensation for diminished value.

What about compensation for diminished value.
10-21-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,841
Posted By dbldpr

I would definitely notify the insurance company. ...

I would definitely notify the insurance company. Not your fault and you have proof. A no brainer. sorry to see the car damaged.
10-21-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,841
Posted By thenew3

My guess is $5k to $6k easily. I've always just...

My guess is $5k to $6k easily. I've always just notified my local insurance agent who I have a good relationship with, and let them fight it out with the other party's insurance. Never had my rates...
10-21-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,841
Posted By zeemob

Very unfortunate. From the look, I say he's...

Very unfortunate. From the look, I say he's either 18 or 19. Most teen drivers are very reckless and dangerous (experience really matters!).

Good that you have the dash-cam footage of the...
10-21-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,841
Posted By Bahnstormer

Good thing you have a dashcam.

Good thing you have a dashcam.
10-21-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,841
Posted By KEY08

Onboard camera for the win, but sorry! What an...

Onboard camera for the win, but sorry! What an idiot.
Start the claim with their insurance. Itís up to you to get your insurance company involved. If you do however, it may ding your policy...
10-21-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 426
Posted By KEY08

Watch your display park ďPĒ symbol and as you...

Watch your display park ďPĒ symbol and as you pass an appropriately sized space an arrow will pop up next to it. Stop your car just past the spot and engage your turn signal while shifting to...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
10-19-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 633
Posted By jonathan358

No, it means increasing your track width.

No, it means increasing your track width.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
10-18-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 633
Posted By jonathan358

Take a look at the "Wheel fitment guide"...

Take a look at the "Wheel fitment guide" megathread, 3rd picture or so. It has a table of all OEM fitments. Very useful info regarding anything wheel related.
10-18-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 343
Posted By Mud

IMO Continental makes a good tire. I had...

IMO Continental makes a good tire. I had PureContacts on a Crown Vic with good results, and I have ControlContacts on my E350.
Wet weather handling is good (I think the 4matic helps with that...
10-11-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 375
Posted By Oda112

Unfortunately there's no safe (as in peace of...

Unfortunately there's no safe (as in peace of mind) way to do this without spending around 400$. I lost my key in December last year and had another one made for around 398$ at my local dealership....
10-04-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 743
Posted By Mud

I'll think more than twice and my comment stands....

I'll think more than twice and my comment stands. You are a non participant here, something like 3 posts??
At any rate I could give a crap what you think about it.
10-03-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 598
Posted By adrien

Unhappy Goodbye Mercedes

Figured I'd share a final post here, as I've signed a deal for, well, not a Mercedes.

I like wagons, and before my current E350 4matic (2012, luxury, p2 with distronic) had an Audi. Audi's cutting...
09-28-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,845
Posted By drdantheman1

Ditto what's been said above, but DPF getting...

Ditto what's been said above, but DPF getting clogged comes down to quality of diesel fuel and length of commute/average drive. If you are making a lot of short trips on a daily basis and not really...
09-27-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,585
Posted By dmjr

Hi guys, Does anyone have add'l screenshots...

Hi guys,

Does anyone have add'l screenshots or video of what an updated Comand UI looks like? I have a '14 E550 (W212) and I'm not sure the version number. However, I suspect it's not the newest...
09-27-2018, 12:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 221
Posted By ItalianJoe1

That's your normal service screen, not where you...

That's your normal service screen, not where you need to be. Look up a video on Youtube that walks through it, it's pretty simple but you gotta be in the workshop menu.

Start on trip screen that...
09-22-2018, 10:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 603
Posted By DFWdude

Thanks for all the help, everyone. :stick: ...

Thanks for all the help, everyone. :stick:

I've bought a set of these Philips DiamondVision bulbs from Amazon. They will be delivered Monday. I hope to install them and take a few pictures to post...
09-21-2018, 11:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 940
Posted By bigjule

Cone to think of it ..when the trunk hit my wife...

Cone to think of it ..when the trunk hit my wife she was putting items in the trunk and she accidentally moved her feet I'm guessing in a swiping manner and thats whn it came down and hit her
09-19-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 940
Posted By KEY08

and with that feature you can close the trunk...

and with that feature you can close the trunk from inside the car as well. :)
08-31-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 15,420
Posted By 95viper

Mine is a 11 E350 so to be 100% sure how about...

Mine is a 11 E350 so to be 100% sure how about you find it in the trunk and validate the part number on top of battery. Cool?
08-30-2018, 11:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 964
Posted By jonUF02

I actually like this last one. What's the make...

I actually like this last one. What's the make and model? I was considering the newer style MB rims that look similar, I've seen them on C class or S class, but not really on E class. Knock-offs are...
08-27-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 547
Posted By KEY08

Glad no one was in the car. It sure looks totaled...

Glad no one was in the car. It sure looks totaled based on that photo and your description. I would not want that car back and deal with the inevitable problems. I hope the driver had his license...
08-27-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 601
Posted By thefisch

I got mine the next day. Did you get the confirm...

I got mine the next day. Did you get the confirm email that they send and you click the link before they will send the coupon?
08-27-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 601
Posted By thefisch

No worries. I get excited about saving money too.

No worries. I get excited about saving money too.
08-27-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,001
Posted By JSch

In the past years, I have had a C class as...

In the past years, I have had a C class as loaner, a GLE350 and a new E300. The only complaint I had on the C class is size. I am 6' 2" and the worst part of the C class is the center console is so...
08-26-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,001
Posted By DFWdude

Googling a bit, I think you will find the the...

Googling a bit, I think you will find the the E300 (72.9") and the Outback (72.4") to be the within 1/2" of the same width (discounting mirrors). That's hardly worth discussing, except the mirrors...
08-26-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 547
Posted By cetialpha5

Why not just pick up a 2016 model? That would be...

Why not just pick up a 2016 model? That would be the same E350 just before they went to the 4 cylinder. Then there are a couple of exotic ones out there like the 2014 E550, last year for that one or...
08-25-2018, 11:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 601
Posted By thefisch

Does no one search before posting anymore... ...

Does no one search before posting anymore...
https://mbworld.org/forums/e-class-w212/719245-125-off-250-service-coupon.html
08-24-2018, 11:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 486
Posted By KEY08

Sweet!! Thank you!

Sweet!! Thank you!
08-22-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 438
Posted By KEY08

Distronic and the 360 camera are must haves for...

Distronic and the 360 camera are must haves for me. I have never used the park assist, quite frankly. I don't want everyone honking at me while I figure out how to properly use it. ha
08-20-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 613
Posted By Mud

Unless there was...

Unless there was component/connection/communication issue then I think looking at software is reasonable path to take. Plus if the root cause of the trouble is not evident I would think that dealer...
08-20-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 539
Posted By thefisch

Here are a couple threads on DIY for the trunk...

Here are a couple threads on DIY for the trunk aux battery (eco stop/start) version. These folks said it was about $140. I would just replace it rather than rely on main battery....
08-19-2018, 11:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 539
Posted By thefisch

If your shopping for PPM, why not wait on the...

If your shopping for PPM, why not wait on the plugs until they cover it. ATF and plugs are how you get your moneys worth out of the PPM.
08-19-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 539
Posted By LemonSqueezy

On my 211 my first spark plug didn't even go out...

On my 211 my first spark plug didn't even go out until 90k miles.

My aux battery was replaced 1 month before my factory warranty expired. Cannot confirm if they are covered under elw, would...
08-15-2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 498
Posted By thefisch

If I was already going to the dealership for...

If I was already going to the dealership for something (even a free wash), I might give this a try. The free wiper blades from this promo that I got a year ago still work fine though.
08-13-2018, 01:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 493
Posted By pezzy669

Quick intro - new to me '11 E350 4Matic

Hey all! Just wanted to say hello.

Long time lurker and poster from the W204 forum, yesterday traded my '09 C300 for a '11 E350 4Matic. I can't even begin to say how much of a difference in...
08-08-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 964
Posted By kajtek1

My W212 is brick for 2 months waiting for new...

My W212 is brick for 2 months waiting for new DPF, but I might try it out of curiosity.
W212 comes with different ET than older models and I don't like spacers, so the fitment will be questionable....
08-06-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 672
Posted By El Cid

Can't answer your question, but note there is an...

Can't answer your question, but note there is an air conditioning vent in the glove box. It is there to prevent overheating of whatever you attach to the cord. However, it needs to be closed when...
07-31-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 307
Posted By VirtualRain

Switching to neutral to prevent unintended...

Switching to neutral to prevent unintended rolling seems like the wrong thing to do, especially on a slope. This is odd as hell.
07-31-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 307
Posted By DFWdude

Did you get any alarms in the dash display? I've...

Did you get any alarms in the dash display? I've gotten the danger of roll away display before, and I think it went to neutral, too. I was in the garage, with the car in reverse, but something...
07-22-2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 350
Posted By thefisch

Let us know if you think it makes a difference to...

Let us know if you think it makes a difference to your comfort now that you have the stip.
07-21-2018, 10:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 847
Posted By QUICKSHIFT

I mounted my Blackvue DR590W under the mirror...

I mounted my Blackvue DR590W under the mirror and ran the feed along the roof panel over the pass side doors and into the trunk where I plugged the adapter into the power port on the right side of...
07-19-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 350
Posted By DFWdude

While mine was being done, I watched as a pickup...

While mine was being done, I watched as a pickup truck had its whole windshield film removed in the next bay. The owner was clearly pissed as he told the technician, "OK, make it legal."
07-19-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 350
Posted By thefisch

Have you thought about clear tinting the whole...

Have you thought about clear tinting the whole windshield? I've put Air Blue 80 on 4 years ago and it's made a huge difference.
07-19-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 730
Posted By Gee_115

It all comes down to practicality and your...

It all comes down to practicality and your current stable of cars, since obviously you are not looking for power. CLS if you are single, have no kids or just you and Wifey. The rear of the CLS just...
07-18-2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 350
Posted By DFWdude

35% will work fine if your goal is to block UV on...

35% will work fine if your goal is to block UV on the sensitive wood triim in the dash, since I am told all tints block UV regardless of percentage density. The shop offered to install 5% limo tint...
07-17-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,433
Posted By mellonc

DB levels have a something close to an...

DB levels have a something close to an exponential curve. Every 3 decibel increase is a double in sound volume. If you can decrease 1 to 2 decibels that would be a very good reduction in noise. ...
07-17-2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,433
Posted By drdantheman1

What app and what iphone do you have? I used...

What app and what iphone do you have? I used "decibel sound meter" on my iphone X and recorded my measurements at: 68-70db going 75-80mph on concrete freeway. 66-68db going 75-80mph on newer...
07-16-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 337
Posted By VegasE

It depends on your lifestyle and tolerance. I've...

It depends on your lifestyle and tolerance. I've seen this topic discussed regularly on the many Audi, BMW, and MB forums I follow. Most people say they will just wait for roadside assistance. ...
07-11-2018, 12:54 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,433
Posted By LALALAND

Can anyone show me how to access the rear seat...

Can anyone show me how to access the rear seat base? Step by step would be nice or detail instruction with pictures. I would love to add Noico there as I still have a few sheet left over from doing...
07-09-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,949
Posted By KEY08

You really need to install the Xpel when you pick...

You really need to install the Xpel when you pick up the car new or after having the entire front resprayed. Even small chips will still show and have a potential to trap moisture or break the bond...
07-09-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,949
Posted By DFWdude

I have a friend who's retired to a secluded, Blue...

I have a friend who's retired to a secluded, Blue Ridge mountain top in North Carolina... the 3-mile road to his home entirely paved with gravel. A bra on his Suburu Outback makes perfect sense in...
07-05-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 897
Posted By KEY08

The manual has to make reference to how the turn...

The manual has to make reference to how the turn signals work. You are basically saying your manual does not reference this 3 flash operation with a tap to the pressure point? I find that hard to...
07-03-2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,937
Posted By KEY08

I wouldn't place anything like that directly on...

I wouldn't place anything like that directly on top of or adjacent to the battery. Batteries survive just fine in enclosed spaces designed for them, like a marine battery case for your boat. I would...
06-29-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 11,668
Posted By E250_92101

It's a 2016. Not sure what year they added the...

It's a 2016. Not sure what year they added the traffic sign recognition.
06-28-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 385
Posted By SteveE400

Sorry to burst your bubble, folks, but there are...

Sorry to burst your bubble, folks, but there are no lights or LED's around the light switch on the W221 E Class cars. I'm not sure why, but that's the way they are.
06-27-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,353
Posted By thefisch

When I've read tire reviews, I had always...

When I've read tire reviews, I had always dismissed the comments on fuel efficiency thinking it wouldn't add up. But you've certainly shown it can.
06-26-2018, 10:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 290
Posted By DFWdude

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/640x428/43_9cf1acd380931f0eb9f21bc9938f09ebcd967477.jpg

I would not be in such a hurry to swap out that center spoke trim... I have the (code...
06-23-2018, 09:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,937
Posted By djdirty76

Hi guys! I purchased EcoTouch QuietZone...

Hi guys!

I purchased EcoTouch QuietZone PINK FIBERGLAS Acoustic Insulation - 15-inch x 48-inch x 3.5-inch; 110.0 sq. Feet. I only used 2 15x48 inch pannels for the instalation. I got the large...
06-22-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,937
Posted By marathonrunner

Anybody look at Neoprene Sponge Foam Rubber Sheet...

Anybody look at Neoprene Sponge Foam Rubber Sheet Roll (Ebay or Amazon): WATERPROOF & NON-ABSORBENT - Made from Neoprene Sponge Foam, this material is specifically made and designed to repel liquids...
06-18-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,937
Posted By DFWdude

Is there a modern replacement for fiberglass that...

Is there a modern replacement for fiberglass that can be used in this application? I agree that the fold-down rear seats are not completely sealed, and thus, my concern is that small bits of...
06-15-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,423
Posted By KEY08

I have changed my parking lot parking habits ...

I have changed my parking lot parking habits because of what you all have described. I donít park far out anymore. I literally look for spaces that are between 2 4-door cars and park there. I make a...
06-15-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 458
Posted By Mud

That stuff would be nice but I doubt the vast...

That stuff would be nice but I doubt the vast majority of owners would start writing in. I think most car buyers take what they get and then move on to something else in a cycle of perpetual purchase...
06-13-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 690
Posted By nc211

I ended up just buying two GumOut with PEA fuel...

I ended up just buying two GumOut with PEA fuel system cleaners and poured both into the tank and filled. I must admit, a very noticeable and nice difference so far (ľ tank used). 2 can treat up to...
06-13-2018, 12:12 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 19,955
Posted By Nuru

Actualy for getting used split folding seats for...

Actualy for getting used split folding seats for a C300 and a E350, I never got the part numbers, I jusrt asked for the compatible seats for the w204 and the W212. The auto recyclers who had them...
06-07-2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,059
Posted By MBENZTECH

"A" and "B" service alternate every 10k miles or...

"A" and "B" service alternate every 10k miles or 1year.
engine air filter is due every 40k miles
transmission service is due ever 40k miles up to model year 2011 and 80k miles from model year 2012...
06-06-2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 486
Posted By KEY08

Out the door means all sales taxes, dealer fees,...

Out the door means all sales taxes, dealer fees, registration costs are included, right? If not, that is no great deal for an 8 year old car.
06-06-2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 517
Posted By thenew3

Not everyone has had the same experiences. I've...

Not everyone has had the same experiences. I've owned nothing but german cars for the last 22+ years and have had no major issues with any of them. A few minor repairs but nothing major.

Over...
06-01-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,433
Posted By Jan AMG

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