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06-07-2019, 03:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 931
Posted By tjts1

Amazon warehouse has fast shipping, free returns...

Amazon warehouse has fast shipping, free returns and by far the lowest prices. I'm going on 3 weeks now waiting on parts from the dealer that were supposed to be 2 days away....
06-05-2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 542
Posted By tjts1

If it's an M113 it's most likely leaking from the...

If it's an M113 it's most likely leaking from the valve covers onto the exhaust manifold causing the smoke. It's very common. Valve gaskets are about $30 and a couple of hours to replace. M112 and...
05-12-2019, 10:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 659
Posted By tjts1

The original factory rotors we're not cross...

The original factory rotors we're not cross drilled. Cross drilled rotors don't automatically improve braking.
05-03-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By tjts1

A $100 icarsoft scan tool will read and erase all...

A $100 icarsoft scan tool will read and erase all the codes in the transmission computer. A $150 foxwell scan tool will do all that plus reset or manual adjust all the adaptations and do some coding.
04-19-2019, 08:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,223
Posted By tjts1

That's great to hear! Here you go. The TCC...

That's great to hear!

Here you go. The TCC solenoid only fits one spot. You might also consider doing the Sonnax damper sleeve kit at the same time....
04-18-2019, 11:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 358
Posted By tjts1

STOP YELLING!

STOP YELLING!
03-25-2019, 12:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 516
Posted By tjts1

+1 Once you go black you can never go back ...

+1
Once you go black you can never go back
203 before
https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/800x1081/dz057rp_a5bf6c9c109fc09fcdced9faf85909eb81bb8241.jpg
After...
03-15-2019, 04:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 407
Posted By tjts1

If your E500 is RWD you have a 722.9. 722.9...

If your E500 is RWD you have a 722.9. 722.9 transmissions don't have a dipstick tube because Mercedes at the time was run by dip****s.
03-08-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,737
Posted By tjts1

Figure out how much you want to lower the front...

Figure out how much you want to lower the front end and reduce the circlip height by 1/2 that height.
02-28-2019, 04:23 PM
Replies: 2,160
Views: 2,562,718
Posted By tjts1

Yeah well it's certainly ehh... different.

Yeah well it's certainly ehh... different.
02-24-2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 442
Posted By tjts1

Congrats, welcome to the club.

Congrats, welcome to the club.
02-22-2019, 03:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 387
Posted By tjts1

Nope, I'm good. No pics please.

Nope, I'm good. No pics please.
02-21-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 2,160
Views: 2,562,718
Posted By tjts1

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

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20190219_143208654_hdr_14311a43dd0e850e183ea1dd58d3d92424438d41.jpg
RWD plus Bridgestone Blizzaks is unstoppable on snow and ice....
02-11-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 332
Posted By tjts1

+1 Swap the crank sensor. I keep one in my...

+1
Swap the crank sensor. I keep one in my stash of spare parts when I'm on the road. It's the most likely component to leave you stranded.
02-07-2019, 11:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 724
Posted By tjts1

the facelifted steering wheel does look better....

the facelifted steering wheel does look better. But a 3 spoke steering wheel from the R171 is better than anything MB put in the 211 from the factory. ...
02-06-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 724
Posted By tjts1

Dump it and get an E320. The M112/722.6 is far...

Dump it and get an E320. The M112/722.6 is far more reliable and easier to maintain than the M272/722.9. Even if you find one with a good balance shaft you still have craptacular M272 intake manifold...
02-06-2019, 02:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 17,392
Posted By tjts1

Yup it's a PITA. I only replaced the passenger...

Yup it's a PITA. I only replaced the passenger side one and gave up on the driver's side. I figured one working strut is better than none I'll just have to replace it twice as often lol....
01-30-2019, 11:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 444
Posted By tjts1

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/529x364/8kz5auhc_58236c96c4e71e7d1b47ab5f8cd309c4ab091de0.png
01-25-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 2,160
Views: 2,562,718
Posted By tjts1

Camping in Anza Borrego desert ...

Camping in Anza Borrego desert
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1163/img_20190121_112025265_812166fbbbb21fff3614dee062c13b7d81d17f05.jpg
01-15-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 478
Posted By tjts1

No, the rear air suspension is not airmatic, just...

No, the rear air suspension is not airmatic, just self leveling airbags. The airbags and shocks on the rear only self leveling are different from airmatic and not interchangable. The only component...
12-16-2018, 10:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,191
Posted By tjts1

A $135 foxwell nt520 can deactivate/activate SBC...

A $135 foxwell nt520 can deactivate/activate SBC as well as bleed the brake fluid (there's a brake bleed function built into SBC) check system pressure at each individual wheel. Besides that it can...
12-08-2018, 01:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,511
Posted By tjts1

Because it's a waste of time. If you take apart a...

Because it's a waste of time. If you take apart a transmission filter you'll see that it's little more than a glorified mesh screen to catch the larger chunks. The only way for it to clog up is if...
12-07-2018, 06:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 797
Posted By tjts1

I would get an 03-06 car over this 07. The 722.9...

I would get an 03-06 car over this 07. The 722.9 7spd transmission is more expensive to service and repair than the 722.6 5spd transmission in the early cars. Check out the cost of a conductor plate...
10-29-2018, 11:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 795
Posted By tjts1

That's that's because you have a 4matic....

That's that's because you have a 4matic. Everything in the front end including suspension brakes, steering and axles is unique to 4matics. 4matic w203s were maybe 5% of the production run so there's...
10-27-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 795
Posted By tjts1

The strut mount is a combination of steel, rubber...

The strut mount is a combination of steel, rubber and ball bearings that allows the strut to turn with the steering wheel. It's a wear item and it mounts to the spring and strut. It's a wear item and...
10-18-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 269
Posted By tjts1

It's in the owners manual.

It's in the owners manual.
09-17-2018, 01:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 529
Posted By tjts1

I complete redibess monitors will go away after...

I complete redibess monitors will go away after you put some miles on the car. There is a drive procedure but if your car is functioning normally they go away in normal driving. Every time you erase...
09-09-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 847
Posted By tjts1

I bought my c320 with exactly this problem. The...

I bought my c320 with exactly this problem. The root of the cause is the plug where the wiring harness goes into the transmission. You'll have to replace that.
The way I fixed it is I took the TCM...
09-06-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 847
Posted By tjts1

That's that's odd you should be getting a lot...

That's that's odd you should be getting a lot more data streams from the TCM.

EDIT: check fuses 55, 58, 61.
09-05-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 847
Posted By tjts1

You are posting genetic OBD2 codes. You need to...

You are posting genetic OBD2 codes. You need to read MB specific transmission codes off the TCM. Either take it to a Mercedes specialist who has the correct Mercedes scan tool or buy an Icarsoft i980...
09-05-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 847
Posted By tjts1

Did you read codes from the TCM?

Did you read codes from the TCM?
09-02-2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 14,045
Posted By tjts1

The failure is internal to the compressor, likely...

The failure is internal to the compressor, likely the variable swash plate mechanism. The compressor is always turning eveb when it's "off" so it wears out much faster than a traditional clutched...
08-22-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 419
Posted By tjts1

Did they go to both locks twice with the engine...

Did they go to both locks twice with the engine running?

One of the rules with these cars is don't ever let the battery rundown slowly. Disconnecting the battery is fine but if it runs down slowly...
06-16-2018, 11:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 786
Posted By tjts1

Crank the steering wheel all the way over and...

Crank the steering wheel all the way over and look at the suspension behind the front tire. A 4matic w203 had front axles like this. ...
05-21-2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 591
Posted By tjts1

Find a competent mechanic. R134 is very toxic. If...

Find a competent mechanic. R134 is very toxic. If you can smell it in the car immediately and get it fixed.
05-12-2018, 10:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,353
Posted By tjts1

Ok, it's your money.

Ok, it's your money.
04-18-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 573
Posted By tjts1

www.mb-treff.de/anleitungen/w203/bose/index.php

www.mb-treff.de/anleitungen/w203/bose/index.php
03-28-2018, 01:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By tjts1

Get the open box from Amazon for $58. ...

Get the open box from Amazon for $58.
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B009FU4NOA/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_248UAbFTF04EF
03-10-2018, 12:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,654
Posted By tjts1

Go for the Ohtsu tires, they are very good as...

Go for the Ohtsu tires, they are very good as long as you don't encounter snow. Milestare is pure Chinesium. At least Ohtsu is a subsidiary brand if Sumitomo.
eBay was advertising a 20% off...
03-03-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 509
Posted By tjts1

When u get the VR make sure the small 2 pin plug...

When u get the VR make sure the small 2 pin plug is identical to yours. When I got mine, the seller shippede a w211 VR instead which looks identical but that small plug is slightly different and...
03-03-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 509
Posted By tjts1

Turn the key to position 2, click the odometer...

Turn the key to position 2, click the odometer reset button 3 times and you should see the voltage. Drive the car with that displayed and alternative connected. If the alternator VR is the problem...
03-02-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 509
Posted By tjts1

How exactly was the MAF cleaned? The design isn't...

How exactly was the MAF cleaned? The design isn't exactly conducive to cleaning and spraying anything in these is more likely to do harm than good. If there was no change after cleaning I would guess...
02-25-2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 314
Posted By tjts1

Dry the fuse box?

Dry the fuse box?
02-15-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 619
Posted By tjts1

The 17" wheels you see on C230s with 225 tires...

The 17" wheels you see on C230s with 225 tires are off set much further out from the strut. Think of it as built in wheel spacers.
02-07-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,682
Posted By tjts1

If he has a charging issue replacing the battery...

If he has a charging issue replacing the battery won't do him any good, it's a waste of money.The only way to determine if he has a voltage regulator related changing problem, is to drive the car and...
02-07-2018, 12:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,682
Posted By tjts1

DO NOT CHANGE THE BATTERY! First thing to do...

DO NOT CHANGE THE BATTERY!

First thing to do is go into the secret menu while driving and monitor the voltage. It should be maintaining above 14v with the engine running. I suspect you have worn...
12-28-2017, 01:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,518
Posted By tjts1

Thats because they want to make the job easy for...

Thats because they want to make the job easy for themselves by using an engine out of a w203 with the same oil pan. Late 07 w203s didn't have the intermediate shaft problem so that might work for you.
12-25-2017, 07:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,518
Posted By tjts1

If the engine comes out of any other chassis, you...

If the engine comes out of any other chassis, you will probably have to swap the oil pan. Your best bet for a matching oil pan is the w209 clk
12-25-2017, 05:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,518
Posted By tjts1

It has to be rwd, it doesn't have to be a manual.

It has to be rwd, it doesn't have to be a manual.
12-21-2017, 09:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 687
Posted By tjts1

An M112 engine under the hood. Every other engine...

An M112 engine under the hood. Every other engine option for those car is a maintainance whore. The M112 is by far the cheapest to maintain with the fewest common problems, the easiest to wrench on...
12-13-2017, 02:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 523
Posted By tjts1

If u want better throttle response swap in an...

If u want better throttle response swap in an M113 74mm throttle body (a 113 141 01 25). I did it to my C320 and it really transformed the car. The intake manifold is already bored out to 74mm so the...
12-02-2017, 01:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 720
Posted By tjts1

Because you spent $1600 and the damn light is...

Because you spent $1600 and the damn light is still on. Some of us spend less than $1600 buying a whole W203 and it passes smog. You need a better mechanic. I'm not saying you should DIY, its not for...
12-01-2017, 06:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 720
Posted By tjts1

First, find a competent mechanic, you've been...

First, find a competent mechanic, you've been taken for a ride. Maybe an MB indie who has experience with your engine. My guess would be bad MAF sensor or fuel pressure regulator but you really need...
11-27-2017, 03:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 318
Posted By tjts1

why do so many people post in the wrong section...

why do so many people post in the wrong section on this forum?
11-24-2017, 10:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 480
Posted By tjts1

The ATF must be checked with the engine running.

The ATF must be checked with the engine running.
11-06-2017, 01:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,972
Posted By tjts1

Your m111 engine has 2 cam shafts and only the...

Your m111 engine has 2 cam shafts and only the intake camshaft is adjustable.
11-04-2017, 04:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 703
Posted By tjts1

Mine is an 02 C320 wagon RWD. 22mm ...

Mine is an 02 C320 wagon RWD.

22mm
https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/mercedes-suspension-stabilizer-bar-bushing-front-c240-c320-c230-mer-2033232185

20mm...
11-03-2017, 04:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,130
Posted By tjts1

Can you swap in an air bag and wheel from the pre...

Can you swap in an air bag and wheel from the pre facelift models? Those were manufactured by Autoliv, not takata.
11-03-2017, 09:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 458
Posted By tjts1

Any alignment should be able to set it straight...

Any alignment should be able to set it straight again. After the alignment with the car in park and the engine running turn the steering wheel all the way left, all the way right then back to center...
10-31-2017, 07:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 346
Posted By tjts1

Plug it into a STAR or icarsoft diagnostic tool...

Plug it into a STAR or icarsoft diagnostic tool and find out what codes are stored.
09-05-2017, 11:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 771
Posted By tjts1

I just plugged the i980 into my C320 again...

I just plugged the i980 into my C320 again tonight just to double check, it communicates perfectly with the ESP module. I would start by checking all the fuses related to ESP and ABS.
Electronic...
08-16-2017, 01:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By tjts1

Ok, so if the center of the pulley is spinning...

Ok, so if the center of the pulley is spinning next thing to check is the light on the EC button turn off when you press the button If it does that means all the inputs to the ccu are working...
08-14-2017, 11:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By tjts1

Is the center of the AC compressor pulley...

Is the center of the AC compressor pulley spinning with the belt? If not, your compressor is toast, time to replace it. There is not clutch on this compressor.
07-28-2017, 08:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 223
Posted By tjts1

Pop up the gold color trim that goes between the...

Pop up the gold color trim that goes between the edge of the windshield and the door frame. Then starting at one end of the cowling pull up on the plastic away from the windshield. It's tedious and...
07-24-2017, 11:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 245
Posted By tjts1

Get the M112 V6 (C240/C320). Its by far the most...

Get the M112 V6 (C240/C320). Its by far the most reliable and easiest to maintain engine they stuffed in the W203.
06-21-2017, 02:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 715
Posted By tjts1

99% of the time when your alternator stops...

99% of the time when your alternator stops charging it's just the voltage regulator that failed, not the whole alternator. The VR is a $45 part that can be replace in 5 minutes once the alternator is...
05-24-2017, 11:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 961
Posted By tjts1

Disconnect the plugs underneath the seats and see...

Disconnect the plugs underneath the seats and see if the drain goes away. If it does, do this.
http://www.benzworld.org/forums/w203-c-class/1403233-diy-how-fix-your-power-seat.html
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