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Today, 03:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 261
Posted By fabbrisd1

The GLC Keyless Go button simply pulls straight...

The GLC Keyless Go button simply pulls straight out.. removing the button shuts down the keyless go function on the GLC so it will go into deep sleep when left unattended.

The Keyless Go button...
Today, 03:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 204
Posted By fabbrisd1

The Stegs alone won't get you where you want to...

The Stegs alone won't get you where you want to go.... you should check out the Match/Helix/Fischer stuff .. their new US distributor can be helful... the stock equalization is set for the factory...
Yesterday, 04:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 261
Posted By fabbrisd1

When "not using" for two weeks - all you need to...

When "not using" for two weeks - all you need to do is remove the Keyless Go Button - that turns off the "ears" so to speak - no need for trickle-dickle
06-13-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 436
Posted By fabbrisd1

I agree with the direction of this thread - #1...

I agree with the direction of this thread - #1 31PSI is too "low" - I prefer cold around 36PSI - and good suggestion to remember how to reset TPM yourself when needed.

Keep the beat !
06-13-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 251
Posted By fabbrisd1

On engine mounts - hydrostatic filled -...

On engine mounts - hydrostatic filled - Lemfoerder is OK brand about $50 each - China-made non-brands/quasi-brands frankly aren't worth sh*t.

On a single misfire like that 301/201 - frankly it...
06-12-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Posted By fabbrisd1

This sometimes is the result of "training...

This sometimes is the result of "training yourself" to the Keyless Go procedure. Foot-on-the-brake - push keyless go button firmly down (with foot on brake) - release button - starts up - after it...
06-09-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 547
Posted By fabbrisd1

Your Mercedes dealer..

Your Mercedes dealer..
06-07-2019, 03:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 500
Posted By fabbrisd1

Go to ebay - message your VIN# to 3-4 of the Nav...

Go to ebay - message your VIN# to 3-4 of the Nav Card vendors there - the ones who "guarentee" their cards
06-07-2019, 02:48 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,664
Posted By fabbrisd1

For most "good" MB dealers - you sign-off a MB...

For most "good" MB dealers - you sign-off a MB spec/configure sheet so both the customer and the dealer know the exact rig being put on order - if you have ordered a 2019 that "will be converted to...
06-07-2019, 02:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 762
Posted By fabbrisd1

Frankly there normally are not any additional...

Frankly there normally are not any additional options added to the DOG later - what happens is the DOG is updated as more in announced on pricing - although frankly 2020 MSRP will be inline with...
06-06-2019, 12:49 AM
Replies: 3,506
Views: 562,112
Posted By fabbrisd1

Frankly at this moment - there are more units...

Frankly at this moment - there are more units coming out of the factory - especially on the GLE350 side - and what is throwing dealer's for a loop - is that "yes" there seems to be no rhyme or reason...
06-05-2019, 10:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 337
Posted By fabbrisd1

If all else fails - if you have a Mercedes Indie...

If all else fails - if you have a Mercedes Indie in your area that would be your best fallback - since MB dealer tech's don't have much hands on experience with a W210 now-a-days - and indie shop...
06-05-2019, 12:02 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,664
Posted By fabbrisd1

G63 order lead time for "most" dealers will be...

G63 order lead time for "most" dealers will be about 1 1/2yrs - 2yrs - and Southern California dealers and other Urban Markets will continue to charge added Market Adjustment as long as they can.
06-03-2019, 02:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 550
Posted By fabbrisd1

Frankly - congrats on your E430. That has been...

Frankly - congrats on your E430. That has been doing fine on 89 - a bit lower fuel economy.

A 2002 at 131K miles - a few items for your consideration from back to front:

1. Dose gas tank at...
05-31-2019, 11:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 569
Posted By fabbrisd1

Yes - "seriously" look for GL with Factory...

Yes - "seriously" look for GL with Factory Trailer Hitch package since that is the TOP VALUE as pointed out when you plug-in your trailer to the GL - with the factory hitch that integrates into the...
05-30-2019, 12:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 545
Posted By fabbrisd1

NEVER Armorall - ever... Check Amazon -...

NEVER Armorall - ever...

Check Amazon - Nextzett Cockpit on a clean dash/cluster... if you need to deep clean dash/doors (not cluster) Nextzett Plastix Deep Clean..

BIG tip on either product -...
05-29-2019, 01:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 545
Posted By fabbrisd1

Mercedes does not "really" take a stand one way...

Mercedes does not "really" take a stand one way or another - for a W210 leather interior - follow the instructions and Leatherique is awesome - best done on a hot summer day !
05-28-2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 545
Posted By fabbrisd1

Well - first make sure you have Leather interior...

Well - first make sure you have Leather interior - then for the VERY BEST W210 leather cleaning/renew - that's Leatherique - follow the instructions - and well worth the effort !
...
05-23-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 512
Posted By fabbrisd1

I would not concern yourself about adding air...

I would not concern yourself about adding air before you leave - the "Extended Mobility" tires on this gen C-Class (commonly called Run-Flat) have a very stiff sidewall - and 2-3 month parking will...
05-23-2019, 01:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 512
Posted By fabbrisd1

You might be overthinking it just a bit - it's...

You might be overthinking it just a bit - it's not that uncommon for a new GLC (which takes 30-45 days to come in from Germany to begin with) to be in dealer inventory 3-4 months - and they will...
05-20-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,314
Posted By fabbrisd1

If your dealer has a confirmed factory order for...

If your dealer has a confirmed factory order for your rig - if they do - they will have a PO# and Tentative Factory Production Date.

If your dealer can give you a Factory PO# - then whether or not...
05-20-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,577
Posted By fabbrisd1

Employee Discount (often called Friends & Family)...

Employee Discount (often called Friends & Family) is different program than Fleet Discount - both use Control#'s to verify the discount - but two separate "discount" programs.

On Fleet Programs -...
05-19-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 3,506
Views: 562,112
Posted By fabbrisd1

From early production early production up thru...

From early production early production up thru now - the added Option DQ1 - "Rebuilt DAO Package" = Head Up Display & Augmented Nav - no Interior Assistant. The Interior Assistant reportedly at the...
05-19-2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,299
Posted By fabbrisd1

Spoke too soon - you have your MSRP now

I spoke too soon - actually MSRP's were released this past week.. so that part is ahead of schedule.. but 2020 model release "should be" end-Aug/beg-Sept.

I have attached the May 15th "updated"...
05-19-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,299
Posted By fabbrisd1

You have all the right info... once it is...

You have all the right info... once it is completed at Vance - it will be held there until "2020's are formally released" - best estimate at this point is end-Aug/beg-Sept - when that release happens...
05-19-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 474
Posted By fabbrisd1

You answered your own question.. 1) don't...

You answered your own question..

1) don't want to wait until September (or October?)

2) will not get as good of a discount as I did for the 2019 custom build - "from the same dealer"

...
05-17-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,322
Posted By fabbrisd1

Nicely Equipped Polar White GLE450 AMG Ext Espresso Leather

Just received in a nicely equipped GLE450 I ordered for a good customer - I wanted the forum to have quick look. Polar White - AMG Exterior Package - Espresso Brown Leather Interior - pdf Options...
05-16-2019, 01:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 440
Posted By fabbrisd1

I'm sorry that a online Pdf manual is not...

I'm sorry that a online Pdf manual is not available - stupid but true - there are settings in your Comand that can address that - see your dealer's Product Concierge to go thru...
05-12-2019, 02:37 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,664
Posted By fabbrisd1

1. Mercedes is really paying attention to the...

1. Mercedes is really paying attention to the G-Wagen's on the anti-export thing. Before this year - a re-exported G-Wagen was treated the same as any other Mercedes model that was re-exported -...
05-10-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 819
Posted By fabbrisd1

The GLE only has Sport+ mode with AMG models.....

The GLE only has Sport+ mode with AMG models.. non-AMG GLE's have never had Sport+ mode..
05-08-2019, 11:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 835
Posted By fabbrisd1

I'd get a small bottle jack (check extended...

I'd get a small bottle jack (check extended height) to replace the MB jack - and add a can of fix-a-flat... (MB "Tire Fit" can is pricey)
05-07-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 970
Posted By fabbrisd1

" If we cancel, is the cancellation immediate,...

" If we cancel, is the cancellation immediate, with the refund taking approximately five to six weeks, or does the cancellation as a whole (refund plus warranty cancellation) take five to six weeks...
05-07-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,775
Posted By fabbrisd1

A Mercedes bought from the US and exported to...

A Mercedes bought from the US and exported to another country will not have any Mercedes warranty - and I think you were aware of that when you purchased your Mercedes.

Did you buy your Mercedes...
05-06-2019, 11:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 486
Posted By fabbrisd1

1. +3yr/75K is MB MSRP $6,700 - so your Finance...

1. +3yr/75K is MB MSRP $6,700 - so your Finance guy is just trying to hose you a little

2. After 30 days from purchase - Mercedes MSRP goes up 15% - dealer cost for the warranty goes up 5% -...
05-06-2019, 12:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,467
Posted By fabbrisd1

Yes - 851 "Heat and Noise" Insulating (Acoustic)...

Yes - 851 "Heat and Noise" Insulating (Acoustic) front side window glass is a USD$150 option in the US 2020 Dealer Order Guide.

This front side window glass I understand has a additional "poly"...
05-06-2019, 12:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 970
Posted By fabbrisd1

Well... let's clarify exactly where you are at...

Well... let's clarify exactly where you are at now... and please understand from the "20% " and the "inspection required" comments the Finance person at your dealership was not being entirely...
05-06-2019, 12:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 828
Posted By fabbrisd1

The fact is in most cases the MB Dealer can have...

The fact is in most cases the MB Dealer can have a lower "buy price" than you have on your Lease Residual.

If that is the case with your GLC - often the dealer can arrange to purchase your GLC for...
05-04-2019, 01:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,577
Posted By fabbrisd1

They say a picture is worth 1000 words - my...

They say a picture is worth 1000 words - my GLE450 Employee Purchase April 19 ... sorry, most of this thread has been chatter...
...
05-02-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 480
Posted By fabbrisd1

I recommend you find out what Service your dealer...

I recommend you find out what Service your dealer uses - "wholesale" wheel repair for the dealer is about $80-$120 a wheel - one-time retail about $125-$150. There are mobile services out there that...
05-01-2019, 11:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 168
Posted By fabbrisd1

Usually not - but you can hope..

Usually not - but you can hope..
05-01-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 168
Posted By fabbrisd1

Back to basics - you have to make sure...

Back to basics - you have to make sure "communication" is clear - which can cause a mis-taken fault.

the tranny communicates the the Transmission Control Module in the engine compartment thru a...
04-30-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,115
Posted By fabbrisd1

The "standard" fit is H7/ (94R or L7 "should"...

The "standard" fit is H7/ (94R or L7 "should" fit) AGM battery .... Walmart like $165... Pep Boys SKU 838845 $146.24
04-28-2019, 01:41 AM
Replies: 442
Views: 116,633
Posted By fabbrisd1

My GLE450 has been rock solid for 2-weeks !

My GLE450 has been rock solid for 2-weeks !
04-27-2019, 10:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,047
Posted By fabbrisd1

That contact is Jeff Jackson at Tafel Motors -...

That contact is Jeff Jackson at Tafel Motors - Tel (502) 894-6829 or email him thru About/Staff Section on their website www.tafelmotors.com

Tafel has intelligent strategy and uses the upside...
04-27-2019, 10:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,124
Posted By fabbrisd1

Well..... there are definitely a few things...

Well..... there are definitely a few things "unsaid"... yes, order for 3rd decade June are open for changes - if you had placed a deposit (and I assume from what you have not said directly your...
04-26-2019, 11:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 605
Posted By fabbrisd1

The Twin-Turbo V6 has been more-than-fine - it...

The Twin-Turbo V6 has been more-than-fine - it was only a "forum subject" at the time of changeover from the "detuned" V8 (as compared to that same V8 motor also used in GL550/GL63 in different...
04-25-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 478
Posted By fabbrisd1

The MBUSA configurator in large part is to help...

The MBUSA configurator in large part is to help show you that the GLE has a wide range of options and packages... the Dealer Star System Configure Tool is the only accurate tool to configure a...
04-24-2019, 11:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 478
Posted By fabbrisd1

Spark Plug Job Recommended Sh*t Lifetime...

Spark Plug Job Recommended Sh*t

Lifetime Supply 3ox Dielectric Grease $11:
...
Forum: AMG GT
04-23-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,268
Posted By fabbrisd1

1. Within MB "technically" the VMI is a MB...

1. Within MB "technically" the VMI is a MB Internal Only Record - and Service Advisors and Sales Advisors are instructed now to release the VMI document to "civilians"

2. Each dealer service is...
04-22-2019, 12:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 602
Posted By fabbrisd1

Yeh... time will tell... Mercedes US has NEVER...

Yeh... time will tell... Mercedes US has NEVER imported G-Diesel to US and NEVER will... but if you were SERIOUS rather than playing Air Guitar there is a Gray Market importer that can import out of...
04-22-2019, 12:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 836
Posted By fabbrisd1

So... "2" from NorCal (supposedly lets be frank...

So... "2" from NorCal (supposedly lets be frank one is a YouTube poser) + "1" Euro + "1" from China that has been thrashed ..... I'd say this is definitely NOT a epidemic..
04-20-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 3,506
Views: 562,112
Posted By fabbrisd1

This is what I just delivered to myself...

Just "delivered" to myself.... Emerald Green GLE450 ... Magma/Espresso leather ... Natural Grain Walnut....DP1/Premium...DA2/Driver's Assist... DA3/Parking Asst...DA4/Lighting Package... plus a bit...
04-17-2019, 11:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,069
Posted By fabbrisd1

A GLB will be MB's version pf a Kia... so let's...

A GLB will be MB's version pf a Kia... so let's not get confused here..
04-17-2019, 11:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 223
Posted By fabbrisd1

With your most recent service invoice - call...

With your most recent service invoice - call MBUSA customer care (mornings best) and explain you want your C-Class screen working well as you have had it - they will open a case - and doors should...
04-14-2019, 03:10 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 107,948
Posted By fabbrisd1

I guess you didn't read the MB dealer bulletin I...

I guess you didn't read the MB dealer bulletin I posted - the fact is even though final-pre-production went "rough" from incoming parts flow standpoint - on top of that Vance was converted to "global...
04-14-2019, 02:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 652
Posted By fabbrisd1

Yes - you spend $85 ($35 and $50) and join PenFed...

Yes - you spend $85 ($35 and $50) and join PenFed - then do a TrueCar search for a C300 with comparable MSRP with your local dealer's - and YES your TrueCar will come up at/around 12% - then you take...
04-13-2019, 03:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 652
Posted By fabbrisd1

1st - any competent Sales Adviser can work up the...

1st - any competent Sales Adviser can work up the Proposed Build Sheet for either a 2019 or a 2020 (without confirmed base price) using the NetStar Configure Tool - they do not need to "mock up a...
04-11-2019, 01:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 392
Posted By fabbrisd1

Go to eBay - check for seller dominorose62 -...

Go to eBay - check for seller dominorose62 - latest card 8.1 like $80
04-05-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,340
Posted By fabbrisd1

Today I am seeing some April Estimated Production...

Today I am seeing some April Estimated Production Dates moving out 10+ days - so far February and March Estimated Production dates seem to me to be fixed/frozen - which is in line with the...
04-05-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,340
Posted By fabbrisd1

April 5th MB Dealer Announcement GLE Production Delays

This is the official MBUSA Announcement to dealers today regarding the GLE Production Delays at this moment.

FYI - from what I see in NetStar - the Scheduled Production Dates in NetStar are...
04-05-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 522
Views: 107,948
Posted By fabbrisd1

April 5th Official MB Dealer Announcement Delivery Delays

This is the official MBUSA Announcement to dealers today regarding the GLE Production Delays at this moment.

FYI - from what I see in NetStar - the Scheduled Production Dates in NetStar are...
04-05-2019, 01:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 904
Posted By fabbrisd1

Here is the MB MSRP for Ppd Maintenance & ELW 2019 GLS

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/304x183/2019_gls450_abb2846dd202805bbb2c8d405967091c7cde3122.png
04-04-2019, 02:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 904
Posted By fabbrisd1

NeStar is down at the moment - Mercedes has a...

NeStar is down at the moment - Mercedes has a MSRP for both the 7/74 and the 4Yr/40K maintenance plan.

Let me give you two things:

1. Your cost for the Extended Warranty will be lowest IF...
04-04-2019, 01:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 470
Posted By fabbrisd1

Your dealer is not jerking you around - at this...

Your dealer is not jerking you around - at this moment there are no "open" G63 slots thru end-June - and don't know when MY2020 starts production - meaning there "might" be 2019 production in July or...
03-27-2019, 02:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,185
Posted By fabbrisd1

Well... frankly about every 2020 on the ground at...

Well... frankly about every 2020 on the ground at this moment has non-spec tires - I have seen Cooper tires for peet's sake.

If you have ordered in February - then chances are your salesman had...
03-27-2019, 01:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,628
Posted By fabbrisd1

When you test drove the GLC - you need to be...

When you test drove the GLC - you need to be shown how to take advantage of the GLC's huge advantage in mid-range torque at 1200RPM/up - and take advantage of the Agility Select...
03-27-2019, 12:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 160
Posted By fabbrisd1

If your engine just "cuts out" like someone...

If your engine just "cuts out" like someone flipped a switch - then that is likely CPS - CPS will not throw error code


Where did you buy CPS ? Anything not-genuine-marked-Bosch is absolutely...
03-26-2019, 12:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 220
Posted By fabbrisd1

Please see stickies in W210 forum at Benzworld -...

Please see stickies in W210 forum at Benzworld - replace tranny adapter connector (genuine MB or MOPAR only $14) - and pull and clean Transmission Control Module in engine compartment with 1/2 can of...
03-25-2019, 12:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,993
Posted By fabbrisd1

The correct packages for a new or CPO vehicle are...

The correct packages for a new or CPO vehicle are found using VIN# and current miles in the Mercedes VMI system inside Netstar .

A. If you buy a new Mercedes and plan to keep for 4yrs/40K miles -...
03-24-2019, 11:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 505
Posted By fabbrisd1

1. On the app - the "problems" are the...

1. On the app - the "problems" are the unfortunate result of the like-4-layer security handshake procedure that has-to-happen-right to effectively start your MB from your initial Smartphone app...
03-24-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 3,506
Views: 562,112
Posted By fabbrisd1

A couple of things with the X7 that may or may...

A couple of things with the X7 that may or may not have been discussed - 1st X7 is the competitor to the GLS at that higher MSRP level - mand frankly the "new" GLS will launch this Fall just with...
03-24-2019, 05:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 313
Posted By fabbrisd1

If You Have A Recent CarPlay Problem

Problem : Customer's reports their CarPlay has stopped working - or that their CarPlay is showing "Scrambled Screen"

Suspected Cause: recent iPhone software update from Apple has corrupted the...
03-20-2019, 03:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 708
Posted By fabbrisd1

Curb weight in US includes added weight for...

Curb weight in US includes added weight for normal passenger load - so let's not get too crazed yet.

YES - 2020 GLE and 2020 GLS will be "weight eligible" for Section 179 Bonus Deduction
03-20-2019, 03:31 AM
Replies: 3,506
Views: 562,112
Posted By fabbrisd1

Tech Package - Factory Delays

1. Tech Package - Well... "partially" true - the full MBUX Tech code DAO for $1600 includes Head-Up-Display + Augmented VR Nav (+ "wave-your-hand-deal" (Assistant) - and THAT Assistant has issues -...
03-17-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 860
Posted By fabbrisd1

1. Since you have bought a prior high-line MB...

1. Since you have bought a prior high-line MB from them - which confirms you are "local market" customer - they have told you $5K rather than $10K out-of-market - so in that light they are somewhat...
03-17-2019, 05:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 433
Posted By fabbrisd1

Overfill actually is Bad - have them adjust...

Overfill actually is Bad - have them adjust soonest at no charge - it happens at some shops in Winter - proper spec is to run engine to operating temp 1st - then pump out the oil - warm oil flows...
03-14-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 149
Posted By fabbrisd1

To be helpful there is a "charrcoal cannister"...

To be helpful there is a "charrcoal cannister" and "shutoff valve" as part of the tank system - think of it as a fuel-fume-recovery system.

If someone has been "overfilling-the-tank" - meaning...
03-14-2019, 12:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,517
Posted By fabbrisd1

At this moment - on G550's production has been...

At this moment - on G550's production has been allocated and booked thru end-June - on G63's production has been allocated and booked thru end-August.

ANYTHING after those dates the dealer's do...
03-13-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,517
Posted By fabbrisd1

"I was saving 3 years of money on my dream car...

"I was saving 3 years of money on my dream car 2019 G63" - 1st - if you have been shopping for a on-the-ground G63 - cash purchase - with Chinese last name - MSRP-or-$10K over - at this moment due...
03-13-2019, 02:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 620
Posted By fabbrisd1

Sure... frankly the Mercedes batteries (made by...

Sure... frankly the Mercedes batteries (made by Panasonic) are old stock and last about 6 months... genuine fresh Panasonic (red package) are good for 1yr or more... like $7 for 25 should be 5-6 yr...
03-13-2019, 01:55 AM
Replies: 3,506
Views: 562,112
Posted By fabbrisd1

A cool thing with MercedesMe Connect on the GLE.....

A cool thing with MercedesMe Connect on the GLE.. my techs were working on one of the GLE's linked to my MercedesMe-Connect account (MMC) - I have 6 linked to my MMC account for demo - and to keep...
03-11-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 3,506
Views: 562,112
Posted By fabbrisd1

The Alabama factory tour is awesome ... coupled...

The Alabama factory tour is awesome ... coupled with a visit to Barber Motorsports Museum (https://www.barbermuseum.org/)

Make sure you check with Vance before you leave for your trip - when new...
03-09-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 864
Posted By fabbrisd1

The X164 Airmatic "seems" to have like a 75K...

The X164 Airmatic "seems" to have like a 75K plateau for issues - the X166 doesn't seem to have the same plateau/problem that earlier generation had.
03-08-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By fabbrisd1

If you keep the paper documentation from your...

If you keep the paper documentation from your Indie - that's all you need - the Mercedes master record is called "VMI" and records only MB Dealer service on that permanent record. More and more...
03-07-2019, 03:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 348
Posted By fabbrisd1

Rub your cabin heat full blast for about 30...

Rub your cabin heat full blast for about 30 minutes - don't stay in the car - the heat will "cook out" what is there - with a 15 consider replacing the cabin filter
03-06-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 697
Posted By fabbrisd1

Don't sweat much - and fcpeuro has their...

Don't sweat much - and fcpeuro has their "Lifetime Replacement" policy is you used them ... you have the correct OR rotors..
03-06-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,485
Posted By fabbrisd1

Not wierd - recent weeks updated COMAND and Audio...

Not wierd - recent weeks updated COMAND and Audio 20 software has started "reactions" with bootleg cards.

Pull your card - see if system reboots to "normal"
03-05-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By fabbrisd1

1st things 1st - A. Your tranny sends...

1st things 1st -

A. Your tranny sends communication thru a adapter plug at the transmission- up thru a electrical cable - into the Transmision Control Module (TCM) in the engine compartment. That...
03-04-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 3,506
Views: 562,112
Posted By fabbrisd1

The Flip Side is this - the GLE is the luxury SUV...

The Flip Side is this - the GLE is the luxury SUV with the MOST choices in packages and individual options - and for me I consider Personal Choice a Mercedes strength - and I do prefer it this way
...
03-04-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 697
Posted By fabbrisd1

If it was me - with the correct MB part#'s from...

If it was me - with the correct MB part#'s from Plutoe - I would choose either Pagid or Bosch Quiet Cast pads - both are "Original Equivalent" and should save you more than 50% as compared to MB OE.
03-04-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,805
Posted By fabbrisd1

The dealerr demo 2020 GLE's have been released...

The dealerr demo 2020 GLE's have been released for sale today - the good news is that means Federal Approval - all to the good !
03-04-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,052
Posted By fabbrisd1

Question for 2019 G-Wagen Owner's - Cabin "Whistling"

Quick question for 2019 G-Wagen owner's - does your cabin "whistle" when Climate Control is on ?

The 2019 G-Wagen has water-tight door seals - and two small exterior vents at the back D-Pillar.
...
03-03-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,113
Posted By fabbrisd1

Prepaid maintenance - YES - and recommend buying...

Prepaid maintenance - YES - and recommend buying 3Yr/30K 1st - then when that expires buying a 2nd pack either 2/20 or 3/30 ... especially key in the 40k/50k range when plugs are due as well
03-02-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By fabbrisd1

https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=...

https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=m570.l1313&_nkw=mercedes+touchpad+protector&_sacat=0
03-02-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,598
Posted By fabbrisd1

Attached is What"s New 2020 GLC300's

No... this preliminary order guide is for GLC300"s only ... no information for release on AMG's yet...

I have attached the "What's New" highlights for the 2020 GLC300's -
03-01-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 387
Posted By fabbrisd1

If you are looking for "lowest hassle" - then the...

If you are looking for "lowest hassle" - then the Curt will come with fasteners/bolts - and Curt has a online install instructions that are very clear. The "used" OE hitch will come with zero...
03-01-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 552
Posted By fabbrisd1

Frankly - Silk-Beige Leather is a Southern or Wes...

Frankly - Silk-Beige Leather is a Southern or Wes Coast thing - and very rare for Midwest

On a C300W4 4matic there are 2-3 between KY and CO - if that is the interior you want - you will need to...
03-01-2019, 12:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 383
Posted By fabbrisd1

Where do you think the "pulled heat" from the...

Where do you think the "pulled heat" from the cooling cupholder goes ?
02-28-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 216
Posted By fabbrisd1

In general - no, not COMAND. Your 1999 has a...

In general - no, not COMAND.

Your 1999 has a single DIN unit - it is possible to changeout to a double-DIN aftermarket unit - with a modded trim piece - as long as that unit has 3V+ pre-out for...
02-22-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 3,506
Views: 562,112
Posted By fabbrisd1

Wheels within Wheels ... Dates within Dates..

On the Mercedes VII screen ... there is Decade Planned (originally decade assigned to PO) ... Decade Scheduled (which can be a different decade and subject to change) ... and Estimated Production...
02-22-2019, 12:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,167
Posted By fabbrisd1

Genuine Panasonic CR2025 (in red pack) last...

Genuine Panasonic CR2025 (in red pack) last longer than the Panasonic batteries from MB ... like WAY longer.

For less than $6 - at least 5yrs supply...
...
02-21-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 3,506
Views: 562,112
Posted By fabbrisd1

The Demo's I have seen are production dates...

The Demo's I have seen are production dates between 12/15/2018 and 1/20/2019 - so for me I sincerely believe these "Demo Problems" are pre-production units.

When this all shakes out down the road...
02-18-2019, 11:25 PM
Replies: 3,506
Views: 562,112
Posted By fabbrisd1

When looking at these 1st units - a couple of...

When looking at these 1st units - a couple of things:

1st - before you use MBUX you need to ask the dealer if the "MercedesMe Connect" has been setup on the GLE or not - the reason say this is the...
02-18-2019, 10:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,154
Posted By fabbrisd1

Frankly - two things: 1. Get a quote from a...

Frankly - two things:

1. Get a quote from a Mercedes Benz Certified Collision Center - this link will help for the "Bay Area" -
...
02-15-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,308
Posted By fabbrisd1

As of Feb 15 - production G63 PO's are booked...

As of Feb 15 - production G63 PO's are booked thru end-May - as of today end-Mar orders are going to "Freeze" for available changes soon

Same scenario for G550's - ordered booked thru end-May -...
02-15-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 22,909
Posted By fabbrisd1

For G-Buyer's - if your insurance does not cover...

For G-Buyer's - if your insurance does not cover cost of OE replacement glass - Mercedes Financial offers a add-on Glass package that covers unlimited chip repair and up to 3-replacement MB OE...
02-14-2019, 10:26 PM
Replies: 3,506
Views: 562,112
Posted By fabbrisd1

SHIPPING UPDATE THURS NIGHT FEB 14

Happy V-Day...


While I was with MB Tues/Weds - and everbody was saying "we really don't know when" - someone instructed Vance to begin start printing Window Stickers and Vance began releasing...
02-14-2019, 03:23 AM
Replies: 3,506
Views: 562,112
Posted By fabbrisd1

A little catch up on misc subjects here... ...

A little catch up on misc subjects here...

1. Rear Cargo Space 7-seater - in 3rd row version rear cargo is drastically reduced - down right small as a result of the 3rd row seat. Under floor...
02-11-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 850
Posted By fabbrisd1

The new generation "spliceless" is specifically...

The new generation "spliceless" is specifically PWM compatible - with "spliceless" you make direct battery hookup to the module - the sensors create no interference or capacitance changes to your...
02-11-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 939
Posted By fabbrisd1

Now that more and more Mercedes owners are...

Now that more and more Mercedes owners are looking to "move up" to AMG - and especially with today's vehicles have such high (some would say excessive) top speed capabilities - questions like your...
Forum: W213 AMG
02-09-2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 13,048
Posted By fabbrisd1

Well .... my take on this

The OP had asked a earnest "Speed Limitation" question in his original post - and sure the question was packaged in personal preconceived opinion - but heck - everyone has opinions.

The US "Speed...
02-09-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,863
Posted By fabbrisd1

To the OP - we are talking sedans and coupes here...

To the OP - we are talking sedans and coupes here - not cabriolet - the very 1st thing - with a flashlight look up in the back of the trunk at the upper rear seat metal cross member and see if there...
02-02-2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 544
Posted By fabbrisd1

Very 1st 2019 G63 Warranty Issue - kindof funny

On the delivery/orientation drive - sunny/nice afternoon - I reach up for the Passenger Sunvisor - "pop" - the visor holder screwed into the headliner holder pop's out and clunks to the floor.

My...
02-01-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 3,506
Views: 562,112
Posted By fabbrisd1

Yes - the 2020's are starting to come off the...

Yes - the 2020's are starting to come off the production line to "stack up" so to speak at Vance for nationwide launch.

There has been no word on Federal approval - and no word on "launch date"...
02-01-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By fabbrisd1

On your 2013 - this will not be a "yellowing...

On your 2013 - this will not be a "yellowing issue" that you saw in earlier/older generations. Your headlight lense does not have that older coating which back then yellow's and frosted by UV...
01-31-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 792
Posted By fabbrisd1

If your 2018 has the Audio 20 System - OBD...

If your 2018 has the Audio 20 System - OBD activation "might" be possible depnding on the build date in 2018.

Thru this eBay listing below - message Vladimir with your VIN# and ask him what is...
01-31-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 952
Posted By fabbrisd1

In Stop-In-Go traffic - yes - with Distronic...

In Stop-In-Go traffic - yes - with Distronic active - you need to "tap" the accelerator from stop to get moving and in-sync with traffic again
Forum: W213 AMG
01-23-2019, 11:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,669
Posted By fabbrisd1

Yes - 2019 forward with MercedesMe Connect app...

Yes - 2019 forward with MercedesMe Connect app (ATT system) - and hardware update gives includes OTA (Over-The-Air) Nav updates - note for some MB models there were "rare" late 2018 production units...
01-12-2019, 01:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,113
Posted By fabbrisd1

Let's look at #'s 1-5 - #6 intelligent high...

Let's look at #'s 1-5 - #6 intelligent high beams has it's own protocol which includes speed and outside "ambient light" - on the German/Euro side where they have stricter laws (and higher fines)...
01-10-2019, 01:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 554
Posted By fabbrisd1

Although there have been misc issues due to...

Although there have been misc issues due to cables over time - best 1st step is with MB/phone not cable connected to (1) reset Audio20/Comand to factory defaults n which wipes out current Apple...
01-05-2019, 12:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 268
Posted By fabbrisd1

1. Different yrs/models - and your location -...

1. Different yrs/models - and your location - determine what your added MB factory Star will do - whether it flashes on locking/unlocking - or whether it is lite when headlights are on - the MB...
01-02-2019, 11:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,406
Posted By fabbrisd1

See attached

See attached
12-24-2018, 10:21 PM
Replies: 3,506
Views: 562,112
Posted By fabbrisd1

All production 350 orders have PO# and spec sheet...

All production 350 orders have PO# and spec sheet available from NetStar - production orders scheduled 2/20 are Red (this year more Pink really) locked down - production orders scheduled 2/21 or 3/1...
12-24-2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 518
Views: 130,369
Posted By fabbrisd1

Well... in this present day .......

Well... in this present day .... absolutely/positively won't happen.... no matter what/who you ask... if there is a "factory exception" for MB Manhattan ... no one outside of "NYC" knows about it.......
12-21-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 775
Posted By fabbrisd1

Moto.... sorry but you are confused... The...

Moto.... sorry but you are confused...

The OP asked if there was a way to startup in ECO Mode - rather than the default mode Comfort..

From the Mercedes side there is not a Netstar way to...
12-16-2018, 04:16 AM
Replies: 518
Views: 130,369
Posted By fabbrisd1

Haa - means you're a funny guy - right ? No...

Haa - means you're a funny guy - right ?

No - G63's have NOT been released from the VPC..

G63's will automatically show on MBUSA inventory search for that dealer when they have been checked...
12-10-2018, 10:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 613
Posted By fabbrisd1

The residual from MBFS to you is fixed - meaning...

The residual from MBFS to you is fixed - meaning if you were to buy at the end of the lease from MBFS that is the exact price you would pay.

The smart thing to do is to visit your closest dealer -...
12-07-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 427
Posted By fabbrisd1

On the "transmission side" - yes she was pushing...

On the "transmission side" - yes she was pushing when here tranny was trying to protect itself in Limp Home model.
Please do a forum search - and yes - replace the tranny adapter plug with MB...
12-06-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 694
Posted By fabbrisd1

This sounds straight out of a 1980's movie -...

This sounds straight out of a 1980's movie - "Many times, the oil change induces transmission clutches slipping etc. It would be a good thing to do, you're just 75k miles too late. If the shop...
12-05-2018, 01:12 AM
Replies: 518
Views: 130,369
Posted By fabbrisd1

All Edition 1's have been already produced -...

All Edition 1's have been already produced - shipped - arrived in US - and yes, allocated to dealers. My best estimate about 430 or so - just less than 100 ea to Northeast, Central, Southern, and...
12-04-2018, 10:18 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 116,633
Posted By fabbrisd1

This is what I am told today - production will...

This is what I am told today - production will start July - release end-Sept - interestingly I am told today "US standard" will be 2nd row Captain's Chairs - with 2nd row bench as a option..
12-03-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 563
Posted By fabbrisd1

Mercedes wheel locks are when you have (1) lug...

Mercedes wheel locks are when you have (1) lug each wheel that is different - and special socket is required - which is in a box "normally" hidden on the top shelf of the glove box - to find that...
12-03-2018, 07:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 518
Posted By fabbrisd1

If I have missed it - FRESH tranny adapter plug...

If I have missed it - FRESH tranny adapter plug (MB or MOPAR only) - and pull TCM and with can of MAF spray flood/clean the TCM board - THEN have code reset
12-02-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,432
Posted By fabbrisd1

1 - temp solution - use a USB stick and export...

1 - temp solution - use a USB stick and export your settings to the USB under console "settings/system" menu - if you lose again - you can restore.

Did your dealer do anything ? Is there a Service...
12-02-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,254
Posted By fabbrisd1

Back to your original post about ECO start-stop -...

Back to your original post about ECO start-stop - YES - it can be aftermarket reprogrammed - so that if you turn off your GLC with "ECO Off" when you restart your GLC ECO will be off for all driving...
12-02-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,773
Posted By fabbrisd1

2013 GLK Service Schedule Attached..out thru 150K miles/15yrs

Long term Mercedes enthusiasts say - "if you take care of your Mercedes - your Mercedes will take care of you"... the X204 in general has been "rock solid" - and whether dealer service or with a wide...
12-02-2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 590
Posted By fabbrisd1

This is the MB "MSRP sheet" attached... ...

This is the MB "MSRP sheet" attached...

Since you have a 2010.. you might consider getting $250 or more in dealer service - that MB service check in will make sure your ownership data is updated...
12-02-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 788
Posted By fabbrisd1

This mag mount fits on US GLC/C-Class - it is a...

This mag mount fits on US GLC/C-Class - it is a mini-CD mount - and the mounting prongs of the mount (squeezed flat like inserting into CD slot) with patience and pressure can be inserted into the...
12-02-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 172
Posted By fabbrisd1

It's a straight forward job - as long as you put...

It's a straight forward job - as long as you put the correct cylinder wire back in the correct connect... sounds stupid but I have seen more than one afternoon DIY frack up.....

Know how to remove...
12-01-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 953
Posted By fabbrisd1

Bosch 0241140522 - required at 50K miles - please...

Bosch 0241140522 - required at 50K miles - please understand for this generation of MB engine - when the plugs are installed they must be "indexed"

See Maintenance Manual:...
12-01-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 788
Posted By fabbrisd1

Are you mag mounting your phone ?

If you are looking tro mag mount your phone as display ? This mount can be inserted in the "gap"/seam between the dash and dash trim as shown in the photo...
11-22-2018, 11:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,568
Posted By fabbrisd1

I think this post was most "on point" for a...

I think this post was most "on point" for a "solutions" - "someone told me to keep the climate control on AUTO all the time (and adjust the temp as needed). That actually worked and no more funky...
11-16-2018, 10:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,286
Posted By fabbrisd1

If you are in Arizona - then certainly you have...

If you are in Arizona - then certainly you have more than one Mercedes dealer to choose from - you already have one signal (oh instead of $1,500 it's $2,000 deposit)...

So-you-know - about every...
11-04-2018, 01:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 211
Posted By fabbrisd1

Three things.... 1. Octane - please...

Three things....

1. Octane - please understand better-octane/superior-gas will give you the best MPG - and with lower-MPG on medium grade - you will lose about 1/2 that lower price per gallon to...
11-03-2018, 12:17 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,995
Posted By fabbrisd1

Considering new car interest rates (without...

Considering new car interest rates (without manufacturer support) are in 4's - sure .0029 MF is a bit high - but that's the way of the world in exclusive model's...

Dealers have been allocated G's...
10-28-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 363
Posted By fabbrisd1

I personally recommend original CR2025 - and...

I personally recommend original CR2025 - and specifically do NOT recommend CR2032 since at times the thicker battery (1) flattens the battery contacts and (2) have been cases where the circuit board...
10-23-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,316
Posted By fabbrisd1

You follow instruction and insert to reprogram -...

You follow instruction and insert to reprogram - reprogram gets completed - turn car off and remove the module.. keep the module (which is now "paired" to your MB only) in the event you want to...
10-23-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 531
Posted By fabbrisd1

Should help - here in the Midwest our guys go for...

Should help - here in the Midwest our guys go for 20-25 min - let us know how it worked out for you...

Overall the Mercedes system is quite effective at what it does - including de-humdification -...
10-22-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,989
Posted By fabbrisd1

Correct on last replies - 1st Dif service covered...

Correct on last replies - 1st Dif service covered by Ppd Maintenance - your Service Adviser did not know what he was talking about at all - not uncommon for the "better" AMG models - request the...
10-12-2018, 12:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,354
Posted By fabbrisd1

You have had the recent OS update on your...

You have had the recent OS update on your iPhone... disconnect MB-iPhone - on iPhone:

1. iPhone - go into Settings-CarPlay - and erase the current MB setting - reboot phone

2. on your MB - if...
10-06-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,971
Posted By fabbrisd1

Go to eBay - find a listing for CarPlay 2018 GLC...

Go to eBay - find a listing for CarPlay 2018 GLC from Vladimir in Belarus.

Message Vladimar with your VIN# - and he will message you back if CarPlay plug-n-play module is available for your GLC.....
10-05-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 406
Posted By fabbrisd1

If you plan to keep you're car for more than 1yr...

If you plan to keep you're car for more than 1yr - then you are asking the right questions.

The good news - CPO warranty is based on time - and not limited by mileage. If you drive like a...
10-05-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 279
Posted By fabbrisd1

From what you describe - your "idle" issue is a...

From what you describe - your "idle" issue is a failing MAF...
10-05-2018, 02:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,065
Posted By fabbrisd1

Here's your choices

As of today - here are the 2016 GLE300D4's with Driver's Assistance package that show at MB dealer nationwide - you can take a look at a dealer's website - some may not be Mercedes Certified - so you...
10-04-2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,472
Posted By fabbrisd1

W205 - If You Pull Ashtray - Cubby Mat Dimensions

When the center ash tray is removed - the best cubby mat (called Storage Compartment Tray) is MB part# A 205 683 01 91 - made by Fischer Automotive Systems in Germany - which is about $35 + tax from...
09-29-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 535
Posted By fabbrisd1

1st question - are you saying "Misfire Codes" are...

1st question - are you saying "Misfire Codes" are still present - or are you saying "you feel the misfires" ?

2nd Question - have you "checked" the cats yet ? 1st check - on a lift - engine...
09-28-2018, 08:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 275
Posted By fabbrisd1

I would suggest a jump as a 1st step - remember...

I would suggest a jump as a 1st step - remember KEY OUT OF IGNITION WHEN HOOKING UP
09-26-2018, 02:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,183
Posted By fabbrisd1

During normal business hours - with VIN# in hand...

During normal business hours - with VIN# in hand - 1st call Roadside Assistance (tel# is under your driver's side visor./mirror cover) and ask them if they can update your ownership info in the MB...
Forum: W210 AMG
09-24-2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By fabbrisd1

Here's the link to download pdf of your manual -...

Here's the link to download pdf of your manual - the "triangle I am most familiar with is ETS..

https://www.mbusa.com/vcm/MB/DigitalAssets/pdfmb/ownersmanual/2002_e320_e430_e55AMG_e2304304matic.pdf
09-24-2018, 04:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,026
Posted By fabbrisd1

RoadSide installed price for a battery changes -...

RoadSide installed price for a battery changes - depending on what area you are in. In my area - yes - it's MB MSRP for the battery and free n/c installation with necessary resets - in other areas I...
09-23-2018, 01:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 359
Posted By fabbrisd1

Frabkly - best refill is using PUMP DEF at a auto...

Frabkly - best refill is using PUMP DEF at a auto truck stop.

ON DIY Def - use ONLY the plastic filler tube built into the package - and NEVER use any metal funnel/pipe - and frankly I am NOT a...
09-22-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 446
Posted By fabbrisd1

Yes - if you have a '98 E320 - then replacement...

Yes - if you have a '98 E320 - then replacement 12 OE Bosch plugs parts cost is about $75 on Amazon - yes - it is a bit of labor - and evidence by your tranny service quote - that indie is being...
09-21-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 535
Posted By fabbrisd1

The ceramic elements in the Front Cats tends to...

The ceramic elements in the Front Cats tends to break down over time and/or vibration (suc as a failed engine mount) and "chunks" of that element can blow back to the Rear Cats (which are a can with...
09-09-2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,901
Posted By fabbrisd1

I did not say "CPO" - I specifically said "demo"...

I did not say "CPO" - I specifically said "demo" - "retired Loaner" - "brass hat" - those "can be" CPO as well depending on how the dealer punches the deal.

You also need to understand the...
Forum: W210 AMG
09-09-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By fabbrisd1

Just so you know the "issue" normally boils down...

Just so you know the "issue" normally boils down to one of two things (1) failure of the seat sensor/pad which requires replacement - involving pulling the bottom seat cover - replacing the pad (2)...
09-06-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By fabbrisd1

You sound like a sincere guy - and let me...

You sound like a sincere guy - and let me suggest......

With most recent Repair Ticket in hand - in the morning call Mercedes Customer Care (800) 376-6372 - make sure with the rep your correct...
08-25-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 401
Posted By fabbrisd1

In more humid summer conditions - when running AC...

In more humid summer conditions - when running AC "too low temp" - not uncommon for the evaporator to frost up - when evap frosts up system actually gets less efficient too ("doesn't feel cold...
08-23-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 635
Posted By fabbrisd1

A bit off kilter here.... if you have purchased...

A bit off kilter here.... if you have purchased your pre-owned MB from Private Buyer or a non-MB Dealer...

1. With VIN# - 1st call MB Roadside Assist at the tel# on the Driver Visor Inside Mirror...
08-22-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 120,672
Posted By fabbrisd1

CORRECT procedure is to disconnect main battery -...

CORRECT procedure is to disconnect main battery - which is easy - and remember that part has a charge left in it so be careful even with battery disconnected
08-22-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 558
Posted By fabbrisd1

1, Plutoe is pointing out the W210 tranny fluid...

1, Plutoe is pointing out the W210 tranny fluid cooler can fail causing coolant and tranny fluid to mix - check coolant for "muddy" - gets worse contamination in tranny "sludging"

2. Tranny fluid...
08-22-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 244
Posted By fabbrisd1

If you are talking about bumper orange light -...

If you are talking about bumper orange light - yes that housing lifts out from back edge - see YouTube

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mSK733s2NdU
08-16-2018, 10:38 PM
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Views: 1,183
Posted By fabbrisd1

I have no idea why any MB dealer couldn't give...

I have no idea why any MB dealer couldn't give you straight/clear answer:

1. Yes - balance of original 5yr MB Connect is free

2. No one knows what will happen after 5yrs

3. W205 2016 and...
08-11-2018, 06:19 PM
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Views: 609
Posted By fabbrisd1

This programing was done by Vladimir in Belarus -...

This programing was done by Vladimir in Belarus - frankly his programming is righteous - provide the full VIN# to confirm what functions you can have - on the customer installs for ECO and Profile...
08-11-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,183
Posted By fabbrisd1

There has been no info on what might happen after...

There has been no info on what might happen after the 5yrs expires on MB connect - Mercedes will be changing over to a ATT system on 2019 forward - so literally no one knows what the carrier may...
08-09-2018, 02:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 960
Posted By fabbrisd1

A dealer "normally" needs to hold a loaner 6...

A dealer "normally" needs to hold a loaner 6 months to maximize the MB subsidy - "early" retirement back to retail can make sense about 3 months in-service - a dealer can pull a loaner at any time...
08-04-2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,783
Posted By fabbrisd1

Correct ECO module install instructions attached

The eBay link posted above is the correct module - Vladimir has US patner that has stock - make sure you email them your VIN# to assure the correct OBD module for your rig.

However - their...
08-03-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,783
Posted By fabbrisd1

Actually the way better solution is the OBD...

Actually the way better solution is the OBD programmer module from Vladimir in Belarus - reporgrams ECO - "so if I choose ECO off then when I restart MB next time ECO is off" ... and "if I Choose ECO...
04-02-2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,878
Posted By fabbrisd1

2019 C-Class Guide - some good stuff to know

I have attached the 2019 C-Class Guide - as a favor please don't mention this forum or my name in your discussion with your local Mercedes dealer - I don't need the hassle factor..
04-02-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,847
Posted By fabbrisd1

2019 GLE Guide - Not what I wanted - here's the info

Not what I wanted - but here is the info - as a fover please don't mention forum name - or my name - with your local dealer people - please..
04-02-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,705
Posted By fabbrisd1

New 2019 GLS - Not what I wanted - but here it is

Yes - I was in lockdown since Cabo - frankly not what I wanted - as a favor - please don't get this forum - or my name involved with your local dealership people - please...
03-31-2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,057
Posted By fabbrisd1

Please understand for your future reference - the...

Please understand for your future reference - the Driver-Door-Jamb pressures are for factory setting pressures for shipment - the Inside-Fuel-Filler-Door are the MB "recommended" - the sidewalls of...
03-30-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,167
Posted By fabbrisd1

So you know - earlier recommendation was to...

So you know - earlier recommendation was to change with genuine Maxell CR2025 from Amazon as a better battery - but unfortunately China now counterfeited that battery/packaging so the Maxell...
03-30-2018, 07:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,275
Posted By fabbrisd1

Certain 2018 GLC's - Dealer Repair Process Attached

I have attached the repair guide for this "recall" issued March 29th - the issue is on certain 2018 GLC's - no earlier GLC model year has been mentioned yet - this involves the outboard rear seat...
03-29-2018, 01:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 794
Posted By fabbrisd1

then there are three things to remember... ...

then there are three things to remember...

1. If dealer has a "retired service loaner" or etc with the colors and features you want - the added "demo discount" can help bring down the cost of your...
03-25-2018, 01:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 724
Posted By fabbrisd1

Frankly - I can understand how both you/customer...

Frankly - I can understand how both you/customer and the dealership were disappointed/offended.

1. Mercedes "VMI" - which is the Mercedes internal build and service record - Mercedes US has...
Forum: AMG GT
03-20-2018, 02:56 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,509
Posted By fabbrisd1

I appreciate the comments from Owner's and...

I appreciate the comments from Owner's and Enthusiast's on this thread - as overshadowed as they are by the CSI'rs (Childishly-Self-Indulgent) .... anyone is entitled to express their opinion on this...
03-15-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,252
Posted By fabbrisd1

To each his own.... 1. Build: If you are...

To each his own....

1. Build: If you are intrested in Build - then for the equipment you have listed - at this moment 2nd decade April is still open for production changes - as long as the dealer...
03-15-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,252
Posted By fabbrisd1

If it was me... + Panorama Sunroof +..Heated...

If it was me... + Panorama Sunroof +..Heated Front Seats + LED Puddle Lamp MB Logo Projectors = MSRP $48,905... Pano & Heated Front seats will also help you on back end value down the road for future...
03-15-2018, 12:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 235
Posted By fabbrisd1

i hope you did have your key in the ignition when...

i hope you did have your key in the ignition when you "jumped" the car - if you did then you could have fried the key and/or/both EIS
03-12-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 24,593
Posted By fabbrisd1

Drop-In's are elusive - not-as-much the mount -...

Drop-In's are elusive - not-as-much the mount - as the clearance...

There are some obscure Rainbow 10cm MB set that will work - for me that ES80 the basket is too big... again, best to research on...
02-22-2018, 11:01 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 26,634
Posted By fabbrisd1

Now this was a real chuckle...... " my SA at a...

Now this was a real chuckle...... " my SA at a big dealership in the DFW area is telling me it's not being released." ... good to know Texas plans to secede from the Union ... or maybe it's Park...
02-22-2018, 10:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,072
Posted By fabbrisd1

With Adobe Air Installed - 2. with SD card in USB...

With Adobe Air Installed - 2. with SD card in USB adapter - 3. Win 10 Pro - 4. using Chrome browser - I just downloaded and installed DM 3.0.06 (newest version) - download and installation was in...
02-21-2018, 03:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,072
Posted By fabbrisd1

Have you downloaded and installed Adobe Air ? ...

Have you downloaded and installed Adobe Air ?

If you haven't - erase the prior DM downloads - download and install Adobe Air - reboot - then download/install DM
02-19-2018, 01:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 788
Posted By fabbrisd1

You mean this... see eBay link for $68...

You mean this... see eBay link for $68 Buy-It-Now
...
02-17-2018, 02:18 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 26,634
Posted By fabbrisd1

It's done - Dealer Order Guides will be released...

It's done - Dealer Order Guides will be released "about" 3rd week March..
02-17-2018, 01:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 463
Posted By fabbrisd1

Let me put it to you this way - if there is a...

Let me put it to you this way - if there is a independent shop capable of replacing a C300 engine - that would be a new one on me...
01-30-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 452
Posted By fabbrisd1

If I had just bought a 85K mile 2002 E430 - good...

If I had just bought a 85K mile 2002 E430 - good score - there are certain things that need consideration due to age - the good news cowboy - if you start off right - you can drive your E430 forever...
01-30-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 655
Posted By fabbrisd1

It's not uncommon for the silver paint finsh on...

It's not uncommon for the silver paint finsh on the "step plate" to get discolored from "drive thru car wash detergent" where thr rinse doesn't get all the detergent off the plate leading to staining...
01-16-2018, 10:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 275
Posted By fabbrisd1

Please understand from experience - be patient...

Please understand from experience - be patient and persistent - over 2/3 days of repeated tries it will seem not to budge - then when you are about to give up - it will free up like nothing every...
01-15-2018, 10:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 275
Posted By fabbrisd1

Are you saying this because the rear trunk lock...

Are you saying this because the rear trunk lock won't budge with your door/key - or are you saying you or prior owner had the locks on both doors replaced/changed without changing trunk key ?

I...
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