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06-12-2019, 05:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,091
Posted By kombifan

Tires and brakes are subjective. If you...

Tires and brakes are subjective.

If you drive it like it likes it. Yiu wear it out quicker.

If you drive like a chauffeur. Maybe not so.

I like the ebc sport rotors paired with akebono...
06-12-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,091
Posted By kombifan

1. Did the right front get replaced? Otherwise...

1. Did the right front get replaced? Otherwise that one definitely and maybe the air block at some point. Otherwise rinse and repeat in 60-80k miles or equivalent years.

2. Clunking can mean a lot...
06-09-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,091
Posted By kombifan

Who is your extended warranty with? I hate it...

Who is your extended warranty with? I hate it when they do that.
If it's with mercedes make a case that it was probably there then and ask them to cover it because they missed it b

Otherwise....
06-07-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 580
Posted By kombifan

Unless your mechanic used a suspect brand of air...

Unless your mechanic used a suspect brand of air strut,

It is more than likely the sway bar endlinks. These have a life of 60-80k.
05-27-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,091
Posted By kombifan

You've had the main worry l replaced. The...

You've had the main worry l replaced. The suspension bits.

What happened to your steering column?

It should be pretty good from now on. The suspension is the one bit that causes people to...
05-25-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,091
Posted By kombifan

Ummmm... After you've replaced all 4 struts and...

Ummmm...
After you've replaced all 4 struts and air springs. Intake manifold, multiple keyless go handles, a blower, parking sensors etc etc and other stuff that breaks

Then yes it is quite...
05-24-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 716
Posted By kombifan

You have a vw badge on your car. I hate any...

You have a vw badge on your car.

I hate any dealer or excess badging sooo...

get that **** outta here!
05-19-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 999
Posted By kombifan

My gl has this issue since new. The newer gl I'm...

My gl has this issue since new. The newer gl I'm looking at buying has this issue

My ml has this issue.

I have friends who have other gl and gle/ml and they all have this issue.

By your...
05-17-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 356
Posted By kombifan

IgnorePluto . He is a troll. If you have...

IgnorePluto . He is a troll.

If you have already tried replacing the wiper blades, the following are known solutions.


1. Bend the wiper arm in hhe direction of the windshield so the optimum...
05-15-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 971
Posted By kombifan

Jeff Jackson and Cassandra are the two best...

Jeff Jackson and Cassandra are the two best places to get a quote for the cpo elw warranty.

I did did a search for cpo 550. It seems your gls is the silver one in San Diego? It is the lowest...
05-14-2019, 10:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 189
Posted By kombifan

It's a known issue. Run a tank of v power...

It's a known issue.

Run a tank of v power every couple of tanks. The diesel v power is known to hawe good detergents.
05-14-2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 971
Posted By kombifan

Shop around. You might find one more...

Shop around. You might find one more competitively prices. Extended cpo warranty is a must.

Tafel motors with jeff Jackson is the go to guy in this forum.
For that time frame get the newest cpo...
05-14-2019, 12:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 515
Posted By kombifan

1500 with the new tire. ...

1500 with the new tire.

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x625/1b107d2f_b1e3_4845_8cd5_99deb6b007e4_dad2b8176b384e9193a6505bd0b299c4ca895d28.jpeg
05-14-2019, 12:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 515
Posted By kombifan

Same thing happened to me. If you want I...

Same thing happened to me.

If you want I can try digging up my receipt so you can compare.

Sorry. It really sucks.
05-13-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,094
Posted By kombifan

It resets the stored values of the ride height...

It resets the stored values of the ride height system including the level sensors so that the system will readjust from the correct new settings.
Also it will clear errors that occur from a...
05-13-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,124
Posted By kombifan

Thanks arnottdoug for clearing that up!

Thanks arnottdoug for clearing that up!
05-13-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 515
Posted By kombifan

Yes. Thats abiut right. Had this happen on our gl...

Yes. Thats abiut right. Had this happen on our gl and we paid a little more than that.

Did it happen whne mounting the spare?
05-11-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,124
Posted By kombifan

Perhaps arnottdoug can chime in on the changing ...

Perhaps arnottdoug can chime in on the changing production of the struts?

Maybe thrr're switching over to their new struts only. Maybe they found the problem causing them to fail earlier.
Maybe...
05-06-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 320
Posted By kombifan

vanos is bmw only. Basically what maj dundee...

vanos is bmw only.

Basically what maj dundee is saying is whoever told you your Mercedes has vanos is an idiot.


Do please scan the car with an appropriate scanner. Maj Dundee can recommend...
05-05-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 826
Posted By kombifan

You should talk to your dealer. Sometimes the...

You should talk to your dealer. Sometimes the dealer can get a better deal than your buyout.
05-05-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 959
Posted By kombifan

You can cancel and buy right away again....do you...

You can cancel and buy right away again....do you plan on keeping the car?
04-29-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 403
Posted By kombifan

I prefer the Mann ferocious plus fp26462 filter. ...

I prefer the Mann ferocious plus fp26462 filter.
The combo vs dust is just a combination charcoal vs a plain dust filter
The frecious plus filter is much better than the charcoal filters or...
04-28-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 641
Posted By kombifan

Not necessarily true. I can go to Sunoco...

Not necessarily true.

I can go to Sunoco here and get 87 89 91 or 93.

Next door i cant get 87 89 93.

Depends really on the chain and what they want to offer
04-27-2019, 11:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 641
Posted By kombifan

91 is 95 Ron 93 is 98 Ron. Both are a okay...

91 is 95 Ron
93 is 98 Ron.

Both are a okay for our cars

As long as it is at least 95 Ron.

even plus 89 r+m/2 is fine in a pinch.
04-27-2019, 11:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 468
Posted By kombifan

try changing the aux battery. It controls the...

try changing the aux battery. It controls the transmission. If original it’s probably had its day.
04-27-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 605
Posted By kombifan

Id' prefer the v8. I'm also shopping for a x166...

Id' prefer the v8. I'm also shopping for a x166 coming from a x164 and I'm only really looking at the 550 models.

I do agree with fabris. Go with cpo or Carmax maxcare. The maxcare is up to 6...
04-21-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,731
Posted By kombifan

I like the steering wheel! I'm actually...

I like the steering wheel!

I'm actually surprised you didn't retrofit the chrome strip on the front bumper. It's an option you can get from the parts counter.

There's also a rear chrome strip...
04-19-2019, 10:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 560
Posted By kombifan

Really? I was actually referring to the scorpions...

Really? I was actually referring to the scorpions zero when I said some aren't great. I had them and they were prone to cupping.

Happy for you that you get different results though.
Im liking...
04-19-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 560
Posted By kombifan

Which pirelli? Scorpion zero? Scopion...

Which pirelli?

Scorpion zero?
Scopion verde as plus
Scorpion verde as
Scorpion zero all season?

Lots of pirellis, not all great though.
04-18-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 195
Posted By kombifan

P.s. Nice towing and boat setup! Very jealous! ...

P.s. Nice towing and boat setup! Very jealous!
I'm going to pretend you didn't match colors on purpose. 😝
04-18-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 438
Posted By kombifan

Ah, if that's the case you'll have no problem...

Ah, if that's the case you'll have no problem working on it I suspect.

Just visit some of the threads and the YouTube videos detailing the process beforehand tosgive you some confidence going in....
04-17-2019, 11:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 335
Posted By kombifan

Behind the rear view mirror. The sensor is...

Behind the rear view mirror.

The sensor is activated in 0 and auto.
04-15-2019, 11:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 346
Posted By kombifan

Righto! Bilstein is the original mb shock....

Righto!

Bilstein is the original mb shock. Arnott uses a remanufactured or new shock based on the part number.

You might want to look into ordering the rear air spring too if you suspect...
04-15-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 560
Posted By kombifan

You didn’t say what size you have. Im...

You didn’t say what size you have.


Im Running pirelli scorpion verde as plus on the 19 inch tires. Really happy with them. At abiut 20k miles with 5-7k miles left.

If you want you can try...
04-14-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 715
Posted By kombifan

To help allieviate any concerns you have. These...

To help allieviate any concerns you have. These are the reviews of the premier Ltx on our cars on tire rack.com

...
04-13-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 652
Posted By kombifan

I have these on the gl and a 14 Audi Q5. I...

I have these on the gl and a 14 Audi Q5.

I Really like them and they run smooth.

You could buy all 4 for the price of the two Michelin. Again of course these are from 2015....
04-11-2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 676
Posted By kombifan

Yeah. It's pretty nice to have a new part on...

Yeah. It's pretty nice to have a new part on something you see a the time.

Gotta love that wood steering wheel! Twinsies!
04-08-2019, 10:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 730
Posted By kombifan

Don't know if this applies to the new glc models...

Don't know if this applies to the new glc models but definitely worth a try.

http://www.mercedesmedic.com/reset-mercedes-benz-transmission-procedure-instructions/
04-07-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,019
Posted By kombifan

The options you mentioned always seemed to me to...

The options you mentioned always seemed to me to not be a full size third row. Ie. just for kids.

Are yougoing to put adults in the back or kids?
If kids the xc90 or gle should be fine. If kids...
04-06-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 648
Posted By kombifan

All mb suvs of the ml/gle gl/gls r class models...

All mb suvs of the ml/gle gl/gls r class models have been built at the alabama models for worldwide production since 1999....

C models were recently added to the alabama plant for us production.
...
04-06-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 263
Posted By kombifan

Assuming you have the halogen h7 bulbs don't...

Assuming you have the halogen h7 bulbs don't bother.

I would say go for the hid kit from Azn optics on this forum. They're very popular and very active here.

The hid kit will make a night and...
04-05-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 608
Posted By kombifan

Here are some other options to compare that are...

Here are some other options to compare that are not too far away.

https://www.cars.com/vehicledetail/detail/767537179/overview/
https://www.cars.com/vehicledetail/detail/765497951/overview/
...
04-05-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 608
Posted By kombifan

best bet is to get the cpo extension which will...

best bet is to get the cpo extension which will cover you for up to 7 yrs from in service date. So probably coverage till 2023.

If if that’s too short, I can also highly recommend Carmax max care...
04-04-2019, 10:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 902
Posted By kombifan

did you try Tafel motors? There’s another one on...

did you try Tafel motors? There’s another one on the forum that also gets recommended.

Dont bother with the 75. Go for the 100k Most issues will pop around 70-100k when they do. I also imagine...
04-04-2019, 10:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 370
Posted By kombifan

If same price go with the mb dealership. ...

If same price go with the mb dealership.

They have a two two year parts and labor warranty that is valid at all dealerships.

If if you trust and have a good relationship with your Indy and...
04-04-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 902
Posted By kombifan

The recommended guy on here is Jeff Jackson at...

The recommended guy on here is Jeff Jackson at Tafel motors.

But fo try any and all dealerships in your immediate dealership. Just ask for the finance dept.

the warranty is is a little high...
04-03-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,159
Posted By kombifan

Can’t really recommend anything not knowing your...

Can’t really recommend anything not knowing your tire size, but the vredestein quatrac 5 comes in the 19 inch tire and that is a great tire.
Good for winter and summer and is comfortable on normal...
03-29-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 534
Posted By kombifan

Look in hhe gl forums. Both x164 and 166 models....

Look in hhe gl forums. Both x164 and 166 models. Those models have a larger percentage of people towing because the air suspension make it ride better.
At least that's been my experience when...
03-27-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,983
Posted By kombifan

Try Jeff at tafel motors too Again, I would...

Try Jeff at tafel motors too

Again, I would just up your coverage to a 0Ł deductible and pay the out of pocket difference.

I have geico, notorious for wanting aftermarket windshields. I took...
03-25-2019, 10:24 PM
Replies: 3,506
Views: 561,407
Posted By kombifan

Couldn't agree with you more. I'm also...

Couldn't agree with you more.

I'm also running winter michelins, 275-55-r19 michelin pilot alpin pa5 suv tires (a tire to look out for if youre planning on getting winters for the new gle) that...
03-24-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,983
Posted By kombifan

Really? Why is the 40k package in correctly...

Really? Why is the 40k package in correctly placed on the configurayor then?
03-23-2019, 10:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,983
Posted By kombifan

If cpo you get full original 4 yr warranty +1...

If cpo you get full original 4 yr warranty +1 extra cpo warranty + extendable 2 yrs
For full 7yrsbfrom in service date.

Tafel motors, and the guy on this forum who is associated with them. Jeff...
03-22-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 871
Posted By kombifan

Is that labor for both sides? Yes price...

Is that labor for both sides?

Yes price gouging you. I'm very sorry to hear that sir. I do apologise for their behaviour.

I would buy your own parts and have them do it. 632 of labor should be...
03-21-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 107,861
Posted By kombifan

I know you don't want to hear this. But be done...

I know you don't want to hear this. But be done with it and change the pads.

They've probably become so glazed they're beyond fixing. Mb screwed up and they're just hoping you'll do new pads with...
03-21-2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,732
Posted By kombifan

Use the leasehackr calculator. Using msrp of...

Use the leasehackr calculator.

Using msrp of 16500 and 56% residual I get 3146 with tx tax rolled in

Aren't you going to register in ca? You shouldn't have to pay tx tax.

If ca I got 3002...
03-20-2019, 10:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 871
Posted By kombifan

+1 dont bother replacing just the airbag....

+1

dont bother replacing just the airbag. Replace the whole strut unit and save yourself some time and frustration.
03-20-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 470
Posted By kombifan

Heads up! The B & O radio option deletes the...

Heads up! The B & O radio option deletes the spare tire. I guess they needed the room for a larger sub-woofer or something like that. Instead, there is a chemical sealant and a small air compressor....
03-20-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 871
Posted By kombifan

Nope! When you push the button to raise the...

Nope!

When you push the button to raise the suspension th e car goes into raised mode for off road driving.
Not very comfortable.

If your car in normal mode is always slammed, you most...
03-18-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 394
Posted By kombifan

Oké. Well this car loves highway miles and...

Oké.

Well this car loves highway miles and driving a lot, and I assume you run a limo hire car service which is a perfect fit.

This is a doom and gloom article but do read it. It is highly...
03-13-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,509
Posted By kombifan

tou can place an order anywhere. Go out of state...

tou can place an order anywhere. Go out of state if you need to. . Just be firm on msrp pricing.
03-11-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 44,698
Posted By kombifan

ps. The extra mileafe does come in handy. I would...

ps. The extra mileafe does come in handy. I would defintely go 100k

i would just cold call every local dealer in a 100 mi radius. I did that for an Audi warranty
03-11-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 616
Posted By kombifan

You have to remember this is an age think,...

You have to remember this is an age think, occurring usually at 7-9 years.

The 2013 model is just a year from coming into that time frame, so time will just have to tell. The newer models are...
03-09-2019, 11:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By kombifan

Could be a lot of things but I would only be...

Could be a lot of things but I would only be guessing.

If you got it fixed at the dealer you have a 2 year warranty on repairs.
I would tell them to sort it. You spent a lot of money there.
...
03-09-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 324
Posted By kombifan

No. Just don't. Stay away from strut aster....

No. Just don't.
Stay away from strut aster. Suncore or the Chinese brands. They'll leak quicker than they are worth it.

Stick with arnott or Bilstein oem shocks and struts.

Some say arnotts...
03-09-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 177
Posted By kombifan

did you use a mb sway bar link? I had this too ...

did you use a mb sway bar link? I had this too changing to mb part fixed it. You might also want to check the bushing on the sway bar.
03-06-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 697
Posted By kombifan

The oe supplier is zimmerman or brembo so going...

The oe supplier is zimmerman or brembo so going through fcp euro is perfect.

https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/mercedes-brake-disc-ml350-zimmermann-1664210612


For pads I would go with brembo...
03-03-2019, 09:29 PM
Replies: 1,283
Views: 272,570
Posted By kombifan

Nice. Looks good!

Nice. Looks good!
03-03-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 665
Posted By kombifan

P.s. Try the Liqui molly engine flush. And the...

P.s. Try the Liqui molly engine flush. And the Liqui molly ceratec and combine it with either castrol edge or the Liqui molly 5w40 and your engine will run like cream.

I use it and it's quited...
03-01-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 716
Posted By kombifan

In order of least expense. Bending the...

In order of least expense.

Bending the wiper arm to get closer 't the windshield

Cleaning the windshield with bona or non abrasive cleaner.

New wiper arm

New windshield
02-22-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 816
Posted By kombifan

There’s a lot on poor unstable driving feel. ...

There’s a lot on poor unstable driving feel. Most of these threads are about the sway bar end links which I see you didn’t cover.

I would do your sway sway bar end links front and rear. That...
02-21-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 984
Posted By kombifan

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/image_bf4cb7144a3d4002b52632effcfd3dc90880537f.jpg
Not sure.

Still shiny parts 😂
02-21-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 984
Posted By kombifan

I got my car back. It was definitely hhe front...

I got my car back. It was definitely hhe front sway bar end links and whatever the locks are that was causing the noise and rattling.

I followed the instructions to the letter when j used the rein...
02-20-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 545
Posted By kombifan

Be sure to print it out. You never know when they...

Be sure to print it out. You never know when they might be taken down.

https://www.mercedesbenzraleigh.com/service-intervals.html
02-20-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 984
Posted By kombifan

lol That autodoc video. Yeah it's...

lol

That autodoc video.

Yeah it's never going to be as easy as rhey make it be. I did watch that when I did mine and it wasn't that easy.
02-14-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 935
Posted By kombifan

If you like the no haggle pricing from Carmax. ...

If you like the no haggle pricing from Carmax. Thats great.
Make sure to purchase the maxcare too. I have a 10 gl450 and the maxcare has paid out over 15000 at the local mb dealership. Be sure to...
02-06-2019, 12:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,885
Posted By kombifan

The adbkue system has multiple known issues. ...

The adbkue system has multiple known issues.
First in cold weather and if the tank is not completely full, it is prone to cracking.
Then if it is not drained and flushed every once in a while it...
02-02-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 427
Posted By kombifan

Take it to your dealer. They will look at it and...

Take it to your dealer. They will look at it and see if there is a leak, a failure in the seals or if the dust cover was removed.
01-26-2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 442
Posted By kombifan

could it just be the heater core? ...

could it just be the heater core?

https://www.mbonlineparts.com/oem-parts/mercedes-benz-heater-core-1648300061
12-28-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 723
Posted By kombifan

the black rubber piece is to go in the gap on...

the black rubber piece is to go in the gap on top. You trim it to fit so that no rain or water gets into the gap as well as abating wind noise.

You only trim it if you directly mount it using the...
12-20-2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 604
Posted By kombifan

urea tank heater fails Urea tank crustakizzes...

urea tank heater fails
Urea tank crustakizzes requiring cleaning
Urea tank cracks in cold temperatures

Oil cooler leaks.
Various sensor failures
Sludge due to superheated oil from turbo...
12-09-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 694
Posted By kombifan

do it now and you can get 150 off at the...

do it now and you can get 150 off at the dealership!

https://www.mbusa.com/mercedes/service_special/win_back_savings/gclid-EAIaIQobChMIjZGg1JWU3wIVRlSGCh2sdwk6EAAYASAAEgIFivD_BwE
12-09-2018, 01:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 363
Posted By kombifan

I had that issue on my w163 ml. Spraying with...

I had that issue on my w163 ml. Spraying with lots of wd40 helped.
12-07-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 806
Posted By kombifan

I just got michelin pilot alpin pa5 suv in...

I just got michelin pilot alpin pa5 suv in 255-55-19.

They handle really nice and have a mileage warranty as well as being v rated.
11-01-2018, 12:51 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,547
Posted By kombifan

congrats Dunderhi! It looks gorgeous 😍

congrats Dunderhi! It looks gorgeous 😍
10-31-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 713
Posted By kombifan

I hated the pirelli scorpions. I love the...

I hated the pirelli scorpions.

I love the pirelli scorpion verde all seasons plus and run them now. V rated was very important for me and they have good ride quality.

The continentals are...
09-24-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,198
Posted By kombifan

these cars require lots of love. And are usually...

these cars require lots of love. And are usually neglected from their previous owners so they often need some overdue maintenance.


1. You are right. Or your mechanic. Crank sensor or harness....
09-21-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 841
Posted By kombifan

run an Engine flush whilst your at it if you’re...

run an Engine flush whilst your at it if you’re also doing oil and add ceratec when you’re done.
intake manifold? Expensive but the flap tends to break. Mine just got replaced for sticking.

Oil...
09-18-2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,223
Posted By kombifan

004159180326 this is the Mercedes part...

004159180326

this is the Mercedes part number for the plugs my dealer installed.

This is the non resistor oem one which is important for our gl”s
09-13-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 746
Posted By kombifan

Also this may help if you do bring it to the...

Also this may help if you do bring it to the mechanic.

https://mbworld.org/forums/attachments/e-class-w211/216157d1313147903-secondary-air-injection-codes-p2003-p2047-p0810-p0814-techtip-sai.pdf
09-13-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 746
Posted By kombifan

Check to see if your air filter housing is loose....

Check to see if your air filter housing is loose. That is all the way in the back and is held on by a clamp.

Then check your intake tubes at the front. They are connected to the front and often...
08-24-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 504
Posted By kombifan

What happens usually is that the rubber tends to...

What happens usually is that the rubber tends to wear out, which is usually based on a time thing and it is usually exacerbated if the car isn't driven regularly.
So if one goes, all the other ones...
08-23-2018, 09:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,125
Posted By kombifan

cheers. If your buying the parts check out...

cheers.

If your buying the parts check out Fcp euro for the Bilstein or arnott parts. They havea lifetime replacement warranty and these parts will wear out again at some point.
08-10-2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,280
Posted By kombifan

if you're on the tire screen, it will only reset...

if you're on the tire screen, it will only reset the tire pressure monitor sensors.

Unless you want to reset the other stuff 😏
08-10-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,280
Posted By kombifan

Sure. That's easy! Just go to the screen...

Sure. That's easy!


Just go to the screen that has the tire pressure monitor indicator and hold the r button in the middle of the instrument cluster till it resets and relearns.


Cheers!
08-02-2018, 11:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 362
Posted By kombifan

Omg 🙄 Mann or mahle usually. Wix is...

Omg 🙄

Mann or mahle usually.

Wix is fine to. Bosch sometimes if they make it.

Mann and mahle are oe suppliers.
07-10-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 530
Posted By kombifan

haha I got a bit excited. Here are two...

haha I got a bit excited.

Here are two recent ones

1 with 35k miles

https://www.cars.com/vehicledetail/detail/741127278/overview/

And one with 75k
07-09-2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,227
Posted By kombifan

The setup I mentioned should work for your car. ...

The setup I mentioned should work for your car.

I assume your car I had the 13.8" rotors in front, but I would check to be sure. Your dealer can tell you by your vin or you can measure it...
07-06-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 348
Posted By kombifan

Hahah. Dont be be too offended by flyboy....

Hahah.

Dont be be too offended by flyboy. Someone must have hurt him and he likes to take it out on “new” forum members.

The crossbars are made by thule, but they'll refer you to mb once you...
07-04-2018, 11:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,285
Posted By kombifan

Similar but not exactly the same. I had this...

Similar but not exactly the same.
I had this issue when I bought a winter set for our 2010 gl450 with airmatic.
I had bought a 18 rim set for an earlier gl for the winter tyres ; but when I...
06-04-2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 698
Posted By kombifan

They had this feature on earlier gl and Mercedes...

They had this feature on earlier gl and Mercedes from mid 2000; but as far as I'm aware of they have gotten rid of this feature across the lineup.
03-15-2018, 11:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,482
Posted By kombifan

So the Arnott rear airbag and shock are 139...

So the Arnott rear airbag and shock are 139 each......and with a rockaufo 5% discount you can get it lower.

Yes the Arnott front strut and mount is 300...
But even the Arnott compressor is only...
03-15-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,482
Posted By kombifan

Dont risk your money. The warranty is...

Dont risk your money.

The warranty is often as valuable as the paper it is written on....or even less

Stick with mb oem parts or Arnott struts/assemblies ...
Mb parts are warranted...
03-11-2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,521
Posted By kombifan

Lol. Mercedes will happily wave you goodbye at...

Lol. Mercedes will happily wave you goodbye at your last in warranty service and happily start charging you when something needs to be fixed.

These two are highly recommended in the forums
Call...
02-10-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 865
Posted By kombifan

The eu hitch is completely different. It's not...

The eu hitch is completely different.
It's not a hitch but a folding ball. This is likely the reason it has a different rating.
01-24-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 649
Posted By kombifan

I ended up doing the paint correction because I...

I ended up doing the paint correction because I noticed how many swirl marks and love marks had been inadvertently added to the car over the years.

Nothing drastic, but love marks that happen; as...
12-24-2017, 08:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 546
Posted By kombifan

Oem style

The place you went to just doesn't know about the possibilities and companies that have already made products for this vehicle. There are a lot of different manufacturers. This is just one of many....
12-21-2017, 09:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 309
Posted By kombifan

Hey owlet, If you use any of the mb online...

Hey owlet,

If you use any of the mb online part stores the part diagrams will show you exactly what part # yiu will need for your car and from there you can look on eBay or Google where it's...
12-04-2017, 08:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 440
Posted By kombifan

I had this on my 2000 ml.... I would check...

I had this on my 2000 ml....

I would check all the connections first, check for loose plugs, wires etc.

Then go one by one and what you can afford to do. Check the spark plug first. If its...
11-29-2017, 12:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,699
Posted By kombifan

It is quite different. I'm back and forth between...

It is quite different. I'm back and forth between DC and W Europe quite often and the stark contrast is always something that gets me whenever I'm in either place again.

Its not that confrontation...
11-28-2017, 02:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,115
Posted By kombifan

To be fair, the GL is no Toyota...

To be fair, the GL is no Toyota Landcruiser....those animals can survive on meagre attention and will keep on chugging decades later. Hence you will find them so often in donning particular "white"...
11-28-2017, 02:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 542
Posted By kombifan

Would first check out to see what the return...

Would first check out to see what the return policy is on the Gremlins.
If purchased online, most places will accept returns up to 30 days. If you purchased and taken delivery at a brick and mortar...
11-28-2017, 09:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,898
Posted By kombifan

Hey Strafzettel, Sorry to hear youre having...

Hey Strafzettel,

Sorry to hear youre having so much difficulty with the hardwire install.....The complexity has actually put me off installing one in the GL.

Can I ask why you ended up choosing...
11-27-2017, 04:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,005
Posted By kombifan

Hey I know you were looking for 19", but check...

Hey I know you were looking for 19", but check out Midwest Wheel and Tire. Theyre prices are quite reasonable for a brand new model year....
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