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04-20-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 384
Posted By Colin G

That is an OEM rear spoiler. I have the same one...

That is an OEM rear spoiler. I have the same one on my car.
01-23-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 540
Posted By Colin G

$500 to change plugs? Crazy talk. Buy...

$500 to change plugs?

Crazy talk.

Buy the plugs, get a plug socket and socket driver from harbour Freight or something and you'll maybe spend $100. I like Bosch Double Platinum plugs.
...
01-16-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By Colin G

Oh, you just have HID bulbs fitted and not...

Oh, you just have HID bulbs fitted and not aftermarket HID headlight assemblies?

Just pop the H7 bulbs back in.
12-27-2017, 11:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 659
Posted By Colin G

No 2nd battery.

No 2nd battery.
12-07-2017, 09:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,890
Posted By Colin G

I just had this ESL replacement done at my...

I just had this ESL replacement done at my dealership. $1049 CAD including %11 tax. It only took them about 2 hours but my steering lock was stuck open so I was kind of lucky in that respect. My...
12-06-2017, 02:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,676
Posted By Colin G

Anti seize will throw off the torque values when...

Anti seize will throw off the torque values when using a torque wrench.

I use a light smear of engine oil.

Don't forget to blow out the plug holes BEFORE removing the old plugs. Dirt and small...
11-22-2017, 02:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 802
Posted By Colin G

Try a TCU reset. Maybe your car needs a...

Try a TCU reset. Maybe your car needs a transmission software update also.
07-31-2017, 06:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 764
Posted By Colin G

Just went out to the parking lot here at work and...

Just went out to the parking lot here at work and tried the reset.


1st part did not fix my issue but the 2nd portion did.


Here is what I did in case others experience the small issue I was...
07-27-2017, 03:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 454
Posted By Colin G

17" steel rims mounted with snow tires for the...

17" steel rims mounted with snow tires for the winter. All season are crap for the winter, all weather are not bad but dedicated winter tires is where it is at.
07-20-2017, 04:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,693
Posted By Colin G

Easy to fix/replace those sensors except on the...

Easy to fix/replace those sensors except on the drivers side which are a real be-atch to get at. You have to remove the oil cooler and power steering resevoir to get at them.
07-06-2017, 04:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 551
Posted By Colin G

Could be an ESL failure. See lots of this on here...

Could be an ESL failure. See lots of this on here lately.


Funny thing when Ibought my car I researched a bit and found the ESL issue was common. Dealership flat denied any sort of ESL issues...
07-06-2017, 10:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 606
Posted By Colin G

TCU Reset Steps to Reset the TCU....

TCU Reset


Steps to Reset the TCU. Resetting the TCU will reset transmission to factory shift points and the car will 'relearn' your driving style.

(1.) Turn the ignition key to the on (not...
05-17-2017, 06:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,169
Posted By Colin G

I know this is of no help but I am glad you're...

I know this is of no help but I am glad you're still with us after that tumor.
04-11-2017, 04:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,904
Posted By Colin G

You just probably need to replace the cam magnets...

You just probably need to replace the cam magnets or cam sensors. Easy to do and parts are cheap although the sensor and magnet near the oil cooler are a pain in the a$$ to change.
04-01-2017, 10:48 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 14,367
Posted By Colin G

I'm in Saskatchewan and sending to you would be...

I'm in Saskatchewan and sending to you would be pretty quick so if mine calls it quits anytime soon I will do that.
03-03-2017, 04:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 23,978
Posted By Colin G

My wheel repair shop re machines the edges and...

My wheel repair shop re machines the edges and can repair AMG rims no problem. Mine like LILBENZ230 above had some dip s h I t ham fisted maniac at the tire shop ruin my wheels.


All wheels...
01-26-2017, 05:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 415
Posted By Colin G

Also, when I replaced my cam sensors and magnets,...

Also, when I replaced my cam sensors and magnets, I really cleaned out the old gunk and oil from where the sensors press into the motor. I made sure the lip where the rubber o-ring of the seal seats...
01-26-2017, 05:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 415
Posted By Colin G

I just did this and had to remove the oil cooler...

I just did this and had to remove the oil cooler and power steering reservoir.


I think a 1/4" closed end wrench will fit over the torx bolt but I never did that. I removed everything since I...
01-18-2017, 10:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,819
Posted By Colin G

Bosch cam sensors are exact same as original as...

Bosch cam sensors are exact same as original as Bosch makes them for Mercedes.


Did you replace the cam magnets also?
01-13-2017, 12:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 673
Posted By Colin G

Buy them on amazon. ...

Buy them on amazon.


https://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B00AJZFI44/ref=ox_sc_sfl_title_5?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=A3DWYIK6Y9EEQB

...
01-13-2017, 10:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 421
Posted By Colin G

TCU reset. -Turn your car to the ON...

TCU reset.




-Turn your car to the ON position but not any further as to start the engine.

-Press the gas pedal all the way down and hold for 5 seconds

-Turn your car off while your...
01-11-2017, 04:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,201
Posted By Colin G

Could be a wheel speed sensor. Check here: ...

Could be a wheel speed sensor. Check here:


https://mbworld.org/forums/c-class-w204/553547-power-steering-abs-ebd-eps-run-flat-indicator-malfunction-same-time.html

...
01-07-2017, 09:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 418
Posted By Colin G

I can't really help with most of your questions...

I can't really help with most of your questions but this is the OBDII scanner I am seriously considering buying. Seems reasonably priced and can read all the Mercedes codes ect.
...
12-11-2016, 03:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 505
Posted By Colin G

Mine was a tad off but I adjusted one of the...

Mine was a tad off but I adjusted one of the height stops and it sits level now. No resistance when closing it and it shuts smoothly and easily.

Maybe yours needs the hood bolts loosened to adjust...
11-25-2016, 12:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,888
Posted By Colin G

Nice. I suggest a front, 4matic torque...

Nice.


I suggest a front, 4matic torque converter fluid change. Your car should be about $200 at the dealer. Some say fluid is lifetime but I highly disagree. I am pretty sure MB recommends...
11-20-2016, 05:44 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 109,892
Posted By Colin G

https://w220.ee/WIS_27.00_Transmission_-_General#F...

https://w220.ee/WIS_27.00_Transmission_-_General#Fluid_Change_in_M-B_Bulletin
11-02-2016, 04:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 11,025
Posted By Colin G

I replaced mine at 61000 kilometers and will...

I replaced mine at 61000 kilometers and will probably do so every 2 years.


So easy to change. Plugs are a bit pricey for Bosch double platinums but what the hell.
10-22-2016, 09:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,838
Posted By Colin G

Sure they are. In Alabama. ...

Sure they are. In Alabama.

https://www.mbusi.com/factory
10-19-2016, 06:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 896
Posted By Colin G

I should get them in a few days or so and will...

I should get them in a few days or so and will post my findings. Even the plain old H7 bulbs in my 2000 Honda Civic beater with foggy headlight lenses are brighter than the Philips Crystal. My fault...
10-18-2016, 04:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 774
Posted By Colin G

I wonder why a cylinder head was replaced? Seems...

I wonder why a cylinder head was replaced? Seems odd for a 3 year old car.
09-29-2016, 01:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 498
Posted By Colin G

Don't you just hate it when you reach in the...

Don't you just hate it when you reach in the glove box and your Kitkat is all melted?


AC vent solves that first world problem in no time.
09-28-2016, 05:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 586
Posted By Colin G

There is a specific procedure for boosting your...

There is a specific procedure for boosting your friend should know about.


https://mbworld.org/how-tos/a/mercedes-benz-c-class-how-to-jump-start-your-car-387069


Maybe they didn't ground your...
09-14-2016, 05:23 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 142,414
Posted By Colin G

maybe try the ebay link a few posts above. The...

maybe try the ebay link a few posts above. The amazon site won't allow post to Canada. :nix:







Try and e-mail him and see if he can sell you one with a paypal payment.
09-14-2016, 05:19 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 142,414
Posted By Colin G

Do you ship to Canada?

Do you ship to Canada?
09-14-2016, 05:17 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 142,414
Posted By Colin G

Good info here on repairing the command scrolling...

Good info here on repairing the command scrolling knob.


Bookmarking this for future reference.
09-12-2016, 10:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,240
Posted By Colin G

My C230 sport came stock with drilled front and...

My C230 sport came stock with drilled front and rear. Maybe Zimmermanns on the front and I'll juts buy OEM on the rears. I am not doing the brakes till spring so I have time to sort this out.
09-10-2016, 11:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,240
Posted By Colin G

Does Zimmermann make a rear drilled rotor? I...

Does Zimmermann make a rear drilled rotor? I can't seem to find any as my C230 has front and rear drilled rotors.
09-10-2016, 10:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,240
Posted By Colin G

Youtube vids were great and look very easy to do....

Youtube vids were great and look very easy to do. I need to do my brakes this spring and after buying a decent jack and stands, I bet I'll still save $500 over the dealership doing the job.
09-10-2016, 09:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,800
Posted By Colin G

You should get a refund for both of those pieces...

You should get a refund for both of those pieces of garbage that broke and not just one. I'd still be very angry if I was in your situation.

For all your headaches and bad customer service you...
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