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07-19-2017, 06:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,605
Posted By Carsy

I think that you should check whether any...

I think that you should check whether any electronic fault codes have been produced.They may tell the story.

Here is a diagnosis by AuMBteck in 2012 :-
Does it always have low power or is it...
07-14-2017, 04:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,013
Posted By Carsy

A 10 year old diesel 220CDI . It is old...

A 10 year old diesel 220CDI . It is old technology ( and reliable). The modern diesel c class replacement has much better economy.

"C Class Mileage ARAI. As per ARAI, the mileage of Mercedes...
06-09-2017, 03:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 641
Posted By Carsy

Thanks C250 for the explanation.Sounds logical to...

Thanks C250 for the explanation.Sounds logical to us Australians :naughty:
05-13-2017, 06:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,350
Posted By Carsy

In some cars the windshield acts as added...

In some cars the windshield acts as added stiffening for the body. I do not know whether this is the case with the W204 but it would be worth investigating.

If this was not the case I may...
05-04-2017, 12:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,066
Posted By Carsy

Corrosion of terminals does not occur...

Corrosion of terminals does not occur immediately. You may pay for your cleanliness down the track. There are literally many 10's if not hundreds of little brass terminals .

I use compressed air...
05-03-2017, 08:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,166
Posted By Carsy

I suggest visiting a competent euro car auto...

I suggest visiting a competent euro car auto electrician who will check for any water ingress in your electrical system.
05-01-2017, 04:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,444
Posted By Carsy

I am really very sorry that I have not yet...

I am really very sorry that I have not yet convinced you young gentlemen that there is more to maintaining your car than just changing your oil then feeling warm & fuzzy that all will be well for...
04-20-2017, 04:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 456
Posted By Carsy

Herbert, Rear axle camber is...

Herbert,

Rear axle camber is not adjustable but rear toe is by a cam bolt on my 2 wheel drive.

I have always had the problem of rear tyre wear on the inside of the...
04-19-2017, 11:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 770
Posted By Carsy

The cheapest & most noticeable option would be to...

The cheapest & most noticeable option would be to go to 16 Rims.

Before purchase I test drove a 17" rim model & I discarded the idea of buying vehicle at once because of the hard ride.

The...
04-14-2017, 08:55 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 104,648
Posted By Carsy

That's a typo, it should read 100,000 km. Well,...

That's a typo, it should read 100,000 km. Well, it looked as black as a witches tit if you want to know the truth. I have not had it analysed , rather go on 50 years experience & spend the money on...
04-10-2017, 04:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 353
Posted By Carsy

I suggest taking them off & applying good...

I suggest taking them off & applying good quality polish every 6 months on both sides.
04-10-2017, 02:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,315
Posted By Carsy

It seems 760CCA is equal to 70 amp hours . Please...

It seems 760CCA is equal to 70 amp hours . Please see this ad on Ebay for my battery ( diesel)http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/232290301507?_trksid=p2060353.m1438.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT


...
04-08-2017, 11:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,315
Posted By Carsy

Just a thought ,our cars require a Absorbed Glass...

Just a thought ,our cars require a Absorbed Glass Mat (AGM) battery to take the heavy loads imposed . Yours having a fluid level indicates it is a flooded battery.

I would take it back to the...
03-31-2017, 05:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,201
Posted By Carsy

Regarding draining twice, for anyone who is...

Regarding draining twice, for anyone who is interested, I have the robust 5 speed transmission without a TC drain plug.The car is almost 10 years old with nearly 100,000 kms.

The way I have...
03-28-2017, 04:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,201
Posted By Carsy

I do not know about your laws but here in...

I do not know about your laws but here in Australia we can have independents service our vehicles without voiding warranties so long as OEM filters & the correct fluids are used.

Choose a...
03-25-2017, 03:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,355
Posted By Carsy

You do not say where you come from? If you...

You do not say where you come from?

If you live in a salted roads or are on dirt roads area I would suggest replacing the engine splash guard. Having no guard will certainly keep your engine...
Forum: Diesel Forum
03-18-2017, 04:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,373
Posted By Carsy

Diesel 2, thanks for keeping us up to date.

Diesel 2, thanks for keeping us up to date.
Forum: Diesel Forum
02-22-2017, 02:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 862
Posted By Carsy

You should be able to see if a DPF is there by...

You should be able to see if a DPF is there by following the exhaust system from the manifold.There will be a sensor on both its inlet side & outlet which determine differential pressure for regens....
02-12-2017, 02:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 714
Posted By Carsy

Good driving.You must have a feather foot.

Good driving.You must have a feather foot.
02-07-2017, 02:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 431
Posted By Carsy

Hello Waseem, I have an...

Hello Waseem,

I have an Oct.build 2007 220CDI with almost 100,000 km on the clock. It has the 5 speed ATM & the OM646 4 cyl engine. ( 125KW & 400 Nm Torque.)

...
Forum: Diesel Forum
01-11-2017, 02:56 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 138,174
Posted By Carsy

Wow, this article exposes a few issues. ...

Wow, this article exposes a few issues.

Thanks for posting.

If nothing else it advises to change the oil & filters much more regularly than recommended. Oil is cheap compared with the...
Forum: Diesel Forum
01-01-2017, 03:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,495
Posted By Carsy

Do these turbos have vanes that can stick? ie...

Do these turbos have vanes that can stick? ie exhaust pressure high & turbo air low boost.
Forum: Diesel Forum
12-31-2016, 04:19 AM
Replies: 604
Views: 138,174
Posted By Carsy

It is essential that owners of this engine make a...

It is essential that owners of this engine make a large effort to take full control of their servicing to ensure the correct oil is added at the correct time. MB should put out a flyer to each owner...
Forum: Diesel Forum
12-29-2016, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 601
Posted By Carsy

Try Araldite 5 minute. If it doesn't work...

Try Araldite 5 minute.

If it doesn't work what have you lost.

I like the condom comment , classic.
Forum: Diesel Forum
12-26-2016, 03:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 809
Posted By Carsy

Always happy to help a mate across the ditch :)

Always happy to help a mate across the ditch :)
Forum: Diesel Forum
12-26-2016, 01:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 809
Posted By Carsy

If it was leaking before dismantling then in my...

If it was leaking before dismantling then in my opinion ,there is every chance that it will leak again on assembly.

I have not seen your water pump but is it possible to "dam" a little water &...
Forum: Diesel Forum
12-12-2016, 10:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 21,365
Posted By Carsy

The rings will be dry so pour in a little oil...

The rings will be dry so pour in a little oil ,20ml say & see whether the noise lessens.

There will always be some leakage.
11-06-2016, 02:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 501
Posted By Carsy

The most wear occurs in an engine before it...

The most wear occurs in an engine before it reaches operating temperature.

The faster it reaches operating temperature the less wear ( within reason) .

Driving normally without high revs &...
Forum: Diesel Forum
08-09-2016, 06:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 495
Posted By Carsy

During my training I saw photos of the results of...

During my training I saw photos of the results of a oil pipe leak in the scavenge ( turbo charge) trunking of a marine diesel engine. The engine over sped & completely disintegrated.

I think the...
Forum: V-Class
06-02-2016, 06:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,039
Posted By Carsy

Here is a photo of the engine bay .

Here is a photo of the engine bay .
05-21-2016, 05:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 277
Posted By Carsy

Hello Ann, You will find...

Hello Ann,

You will find that you will receive more knowledgeable answers on the W 203 forum.

Good luck.
Forum: Diesel Forum
05-03-2016, 06:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,520
Posted By Carsy

The transmission oil goes to the radiator to be...

The transmission oil goes to the radiator to be cooled.

I do not know whether there are plugs in the head.

Maybe better to receive a second opinion.
Forum: Diesel Forum
05-03-2016, 04:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,520
Posted By Carsy

You need more detail from the mechanic on what...

You need more detail from the mechanic on what they need to remove to find the leak & a idea on cost to do so.

Is it a competent diesel workshop who know Mercedes?
Forum: Diesel Forum
05-01-2016, 05:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,520
Posted By Carsy

Driving one wheel up on a high curb can sometimes...

Driving one wheel up on a high curb can sometimes give you enough clearance to crawl underneath.

Otherwise you will just have to extract the death-adder out of your pocket & have it towed to a...
04-25-2016, 04:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 568
Posted By Carsy

Hello Michail , Were you...

Hello Michail ,

Were you turning the wheel when recording the sound ?.That would explain the changes in tone.

It would be interesting if you had gone all the way...
03-30-2016, 12:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 769
Posted By Carsy

http://www.woollen-products.com.au/Car-Seat-Covers...

http://www.woollen-products.com.au/Car-Seat-Covers/View-all-products.html
03-22-2016, 12:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 11,819
Posted By Carsy

Thanks Ausmbtech, a couple of questions why would...

Thanks Ausmbtech, a couple of questions why would it be necessary to change the intake manifold itself ? .Does it become damaged, warped ?.

Also, is this condensed oil vapour from the sump?
...
03-11-2016, 01:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,112
Posted By Carsy

I understood that the MB transmission oil change...

I understood that the MB transmission oil change interval was 39,000 miles which included the torque converter.

If you drive hard all the more reason to change on time or before.

There are...
03-04-2016, 02:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,287
Posted By Carsy

Take a cold shower & a valium young fella.

Take a cold shower & a valium young fella.
Forum: Diesel Forum
02-01-2016, 02:52 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 138,174
Posted By Carsy

In my opinion it is too late if the oil has begun...

In my opinion it is too late if the oil has begun to sludge but the borescope idea should give piece of mind .

I agree that long runs are best for any engines lube system but the trick is to know...
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