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Forum: Diesel Forum
07-15-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 794
Posted By Towmater

If you get a blanket you can lay on top of the...

If you get a blanket you can lay on top of the engine and look straight down the center of the turbo from the top. You'll see the two torx bolts holding the turbo and if you shine a light beside them...
07-12-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,821
Posted By Raymond Lee

I had the particulate sensor replace by dealer as...

I had the particulate sensor replace by dealer as emission related and had it replaced under warranty on July 11, 2019 at MBZ dealer in Lake Forest, CA. My car is 2014 e250 Blue Tech..
07-05-2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,002
Posted By amdeutsch

This sandbox is now closed. BTW Report to...

This sandbox is now closed.

BTW
Report to Moderators regarding insults are ignored when the reporter themselves posts insults at the same time. Might keep that in mind for next time. It could...
07-04-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,002
Posted By ExlerDietmar

Look at who is calling the kettle black. Thanks...

Look at who is calling the kettle black. Thanks for all that great wisdom Yoda. :bow:
06-15-2019, 09:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 768
Posted By blackhorse01

Look at this video about 5:00 ...

Look at this video about 5:00
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qda68BrIVm4
I changed MY17 GLE to white LED after I have seen this video.
06-03-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,352
Posted By Potrice

Well I contacted the Amazon seller and he...

Well I contacted the Amazon seller and he apologized and is sending me a brand new front NOx sensor at no cost. It should arrive today. Fingers crossed it will fix the CEL issue...I'll keep this...
05-31-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 936
Posted By Koenig1

The only thing that comes to mind is an...

The only thing that comes to mind is an experience I had with mine, when pulling the upper aluminum pipe that flows forward to the front. I don't know the name for it but I believe it works in...
05-30-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,317
Posted By CSM

14 ML350 Bluetec Fuel Filter/Charge Pipe Removal

Let me start off by saying this task has been discussed in length on the forums, but most are pre-2012 which doesn't have the notch on the turbo charge pipe which forces you to remove it to uncover...
Forum: Diesel Forum
05-25-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,395
Posted By IBelieve

Thanks for your input guys. The car has 135K...

Thanks for your input guys.
The car has 135K miles.
Just did the tune with deletes last week.
I cleaned the EGR but not the intake flaps.
I say the turbo shuts down as in electroically not...
05-25-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,184
Posted By Philip Jacobs

Thanks for the input everyone. I booked the...

Thanks for the input everyone.

I booked the ML for a proper check-up at MB Stellenbosch on the 13th of June, so, we will know more after that.

In the meantime there was no more nauseousness as...
05-19-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 188
Posted By marinmbfan

Video of my successful trailer hitch retrofit on 2011 ML350

Sharing the news of my successful trailer hitch transplant from a 2009 ML350 (gasoline) donor vehicle to my 2011 ML350 Bluetec (diesel). There were some tricky bits with differences in placement of...
05-14-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,653
Posted By raisinbrann

Rear NOx Sensor Replacement Complete

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/960x1280/w166_1_c703c62ba54708efce99d4469321d8d180f53849.jpg

The front NOx sensor was replaced successfully albeit with some difficulty.
...
Forum: Diesel Forum
05-11-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,148
Posted By nutzu_gotgame

Thanks for advice but is all good :) i usually...

Thanks for advice but is all good :) i usually drink beer, wine or whiskey before checking the oil level. �� vodka is not my thing
Forum: Diesel Forum
05-10-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,148
Posted By DanD.

+1. I had the same problem reading oil level....

+1.
I had the same problem reading oil level. Now Im following kajtek1's recommendations, pulling dip stick out and read oil level next morning.
Way to go.
05-09-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,063
Posted By CSM

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_6250_8c5dadaa618585ab004fdf7c427e547369eb7c74.jpg


Thats why I have a tinted windshield :)
05-05-2019, 12:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,915
Posted By jcbarrozo

Ok, I'll give it a try and if successful, I'll...

Ok, I'll give it a try and if successful, I'll provide an update. Thanks!
05-04-2019, 10:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,062
Posted By knot

Sorry to revive an old thread, but I just ran...

Sorry to revive an old thread, but I just ran into the same problem, and after searching the internet was unable to find a solution. I did however stumble apon a solution, and I want to share it for...
04-26-2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,905
Posted By excal

Just checked my invoice. It was 4h labour at...

Just checked my invoice. It was 4h labour at $169/hr plus $285 for the part plus HST for a total of $1095, because nothing at the dealer costs less than a grand!
04-26-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,082
Posted By excal

You may want to pull the connector and check for...

You may want to pull the connector and check for signs of corrosion. Mine looked fine but others pointed to water intrusion through the connector as the cause of the failure. These sensors are...
04-25-2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,653
Posted By raisinbrann

Potrice - thanks for the reply. Bummer...

Potrice - thanks for the reply.

Bummer hearing that after replacing both NOx sensors and adapting them that the codes returned. Not comforting information.

Regarding the location of the...
04-24-2019, 11:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 792
Posted By Babukb2

just wanted to post an update. i purchased a...

just wanted to post an update.

i purchased a new engine oil cap and that fixed the small leak of vapor on the rubber boot. looking at my old cap and the new cap, the part numbers are different for...
04-21-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 368
Posted By ralph69

I found what i'm looking for but not anywhere in...

I found what i'm looking for but not anywhere in north america and with the shipping and the 3-4 weeks of waiting it's not worth it.
I'll finally buy it directly for the dealer for around 20$ after...
Forum: Diesel Forum
04-19-2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 887
Posted By mtrevelino

ok, just to bring everyone up to date on this and...

ok, just to bring everyone up to date on this and to close this out. One month and 1,500 miles ago, I replaced the oil separator with a Viaco brand oil separator. The oil smell decreased by at...
04-19-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 258
Posted By chassis

Fill the AdBlue tank?

Fill the AdBlue tank?
04-15-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,207
Posted By doc540

This is quite true. But all the cool kids...

This is quite true.

But all the cool kids hang out in here, so.....
Forum: Diesel Forum
04-04-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 138,575
Posted By JakeInTampa

And they should be held accountable for this...

And they should be held accountable for this "marketing". I mean its not even implied or expressed warranty, its written. In manuals, on their websites. When you buy 70K car you shouldn't be worried...
03-30-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 522
Posted By Leetom

Smile Driver side, far interior corner

FOUND IT! The pump is located under a hidden hatch in the far left rear corner (drivers side) just below the subwoofer in the floor. It is covered in high density foam. The pump in the W166 has no...
03-17-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 338
Posted By we47b1me

Haha no, I just am not entirely sure what the OP...

Haha no, I just am not entirely sure what the OP was getting at, and see a giant red flag knowing the temperamental electronics in these trucks to even dare try trickle charging from inside the...
03-03-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 671
Posted By Koenig1

Update: Went ahead and ordered both gas temp...

Update: Went ahead and ordered both gas temp sensors for passenger bank.(absolutely no MB tech knows where bank 2 sensor 4 lives, other than passenger side bank!) They called that the sensors had...
Forum: Diesel Forum
03-02-2019, 11:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 472
Posted By BrokenCdi

Arrow Solved. w211E320 cdi om648, no glow plug light, no crank...

This forum has been of great help to me, so i figured i'll contribute a bit as well in hope this helps somebody down the line...

Happened out of nowhere. Battery voltage good. Ignition on, no...
Forum: Diesel Forum
03-02-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,679
Posted By Jxp

Well after a couple of weeks my ESP problem might...

Well after a couple of weeks my ESP problem might be solved! I thank everyone on this forum for all the good information that’s here! I ended up Re-setting the steering angle sensor by turning the...
Forum: Diesel Forum
03-01-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,098
Posted By Micah / AF1 Rac

Use Gates 30R10 spec hose, bit overkill at...

Use Gates 30R10 spec hose, bit overkill at $30/foot but my lines have been perfect for 160k miles of the 224k miles on my CDI NOW. Not all rubber has an issue with diesel, 30R10 spec is working like...
Forum: Diesel Forum
02-27-2019, 11:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 599
Posted By Micah / AF1 Rac

Difference being SBC brakes have literally tried...

Difference being SBC brakes have literally tried to kill me multiple times, but when my 642 breaks is seldom worse than limo-home mode. I’ve got the worst of the SBC issue, it’s a different kind of...
Forum: Diesel Forum
02-27-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,532
Posted By Ryan951s

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1280x960/img_1417_3bfd79c30d96258d637d3a8ba036667b4576baa4.jpg

HI everyone,

just for an update on how the catch can is working, I just...
Forum: Diesel Forum
02-23-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,869
Posted By Micah / AF1 Rac

I love it when people make something work that’s...

I love it when people make something work that’s not supposed to!
Forum: Diesel Forum
02-23-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,089
Posted By Micah / AF1 Rac

Three times I ran car off road to avoid hitting...

Three times I ran car off road to avoid hitting another car. Once was just randomly going down back country roads. The REAL issue turned out to be that the first two dealers to do “repair” didn’t...
02-21-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 663
Posted By kvn

Update: He just solved the problem. In case...

Update: He just solved the problem. In case someone runs in to this issue. Basically, he removed the push start button from the ignition and start the car with smartkey and everything is back to...
02-19-2019, 10:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 512
Posted By Snowbird12

Good luck with that The morons at a dealer in...

Good luck with that
The morons at a dealer in Fort Myers Fla removed the glue and tape residue from the inside of my wheels after a re
balance, with a scraper and sandpaper
I also had to use a 4...
Forum: Diesel Forum
02-18-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 479
Views: 356,771
Posted By Micah / AF1 Rac

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/25097914_7ce9_4c81_bdc4_d8d9512ce396_1b809f8dff48f89902e61e2fe7b17e43bd2405c2.jpeg...
02-16-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 671
Posted By Koenig1

Peter, HA.... the stealerships (BMW - MB) are...

Peter, HA.... the stealerships (BMW - MB) are right across from each other on 41,(i'm in Fort Myers) go figure. Yes, another 'feather in the cap' for MB...! Will be entertaining everything from a...
02-13-2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,421
Posted By turbosl2

The MAF sensor is not available separately...

The MAF sensor is not available separately anymore, at least it was not last year. Price is over $1000 for entire assembly on the internet, $1400 at the local dealer. I did ALOT of research trying to...
Forum: Diesel Forum
02-10-2019, 11:34 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 356,771
Posted By Micah / AF1 Rac

We did it! 1st overall in open wheel and LMP...

We did it! 1st overall in open wheel and LMP class at the very fast COTA track, in 5C weather with rain! I’m riding quite the high tonight! Not diesel, but all engines are air pumps and much has been...
02-09-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,139
Posted By turbosl2

I had a few issues. Bought it with 35k under...

I had a few issues. Bought it with 35k under warranty from MB dealer in PA. Put it on my lift rear transfer case seal dripping. Fixed under warranty. 45k miles NOx sensor went (blutec diesel). $2000...
02-09-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,905
Posted By turbosl2

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

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/640x480/2014_10_17_022444_adblue_pressure_line_heater_a1031r2_3caee6f60330a092133b6dbf93c4aa553ca29a75.jpg
The code you have is for the...
Forum: Diesel Forum
02-08-2019, 10:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 943
Posted By Micah / AF1 Rac

The only lessons TRULY learned, are indeed...

The only lessons TRULY learned, are indeed learned the hard way.
02-06-2019, 12:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,698
Posted By CA_Tallguy

I know it's an old thread but wanted to add to it...

I know it's an old thread but wanted to add to it for others coming by. On my 2013 GL350, it's REALLY hard to access the two transmission pan bolts near the aluminum cross member. Not sure if yours...
Forum: Diesel Forum
02-05-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,231
Posted By DansGL

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20190205_101936_34f02b0b7d1f29c08ce46c27d6c96745d6b22af5.jpg
Forum: Diesel Forum
02-04-2019, 09:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,708
Posted By bugelrex

MB USA diesel scandal progress. Is proceeding...

two new articles today

Will be interesting how this ends up...

https://www.autoblog.com/2019/02/04/us-mercedes-owners-diesel-emissions-lawsuit/...
02-03-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,139
Posted By Zuffen

Peter, I'll state up front I'm a...

Peter,

I'll state up front I'm a Porschephile, Hence is my username Zuffen.

I've owned 4 911's over the years including a rally car that we used to cross our deserts, so I wanted the Porsche...
02-03-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,139
Posted By C280 Sport

I have 2 vans for my business. 09 Caravan with...

I have 2 vans for my business. 09 Caravan with 125,000 Miles. A 2019 Grand Caravan with 2,000 miles. They also do not have anything that can break on them.... I mean my vans have power windows, radio...
Forum: Diesel Forum
02-03-2019, 12:24 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,679
Posted By kajtek1

I posted it somewhere before, that according to...

I posted it somewhere before, that according to my friendly software guru, the so- called deletes are just programs steering computer self-check on detours.
When you leave the plug in, the old road...
02-02-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,110
Posted By johnand

Oil Analysis 1

This is my first analysis on my recently purchased 2014 Mercedes ML350 Bluetec. A little disappointing Iron number considering the low mileage and short drain interval and 90% highway driving....
02-01-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,002
Posted By ExlerDietmar

I do appreciate your input and effort to help. I...

I do appreciate your input and effort to help. I have yet to have anyone tell me that I am wrong for believing the vehicle was sold and shipped in unacceptable condition. I did scour this forum and...
Forum: Diesel Forum
02-01-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,869
Posted By Micah / AF1 Rac

Lowering compression is common too, a buddy does...

Lowering compression is common too, a buddy does tractor pull diesel big rig motors, his dyno maxes out (old water brake style) around 2500 bhp. It’s fascinating to watch them light off a test motor,...
01-31-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 843
Posted By Isawelvis

UPDATE ON CARFAX FRAME DAMAGE CPO ENTRY. First...

UPDATE ON CARFAX FRAME DAMAGE CPO ENTRY. First thanks for all the inputs.

I finally got the CARFAX people to review my complaint and they stated "the damage event was verified, but the...
Forum: Diesel Forum
01-29-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,869
Posted By hartge6

[QUOTE = peter2772000; 7.665.296] Bármilyen...

[QUOTE = peter2772000; 7.665.296] Bármilyen fejlesztések? [/ QUOTE]

I have a lot of work..but I'm moving slowly.. Now little turbo upgrade orig gt 2056v*exchange gtb 2060vklr ball bearing .....
01-27-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 459
Posted By Grs0002

Nevermind... Went right up. Just can't have the...

Nevermind... Went right up. Just can't have the car on apparently. All my tries must have been with it running.
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01-23-2019, 11:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 829
Posted By Etienne Lau

Hah hah...I live in Plano, TX a suburb of Dallas,...

Hah hah...I live in Plano, TX a suburb of Dallas, TX. Posted speed limits in the suburbs is 40-45 mph., on large 3 lane boulevards. If you are not travelling at least 5-10 mph above those speed...
Forum: Diesel Forum
01-22-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 690
Posted By PSDCampervan

The oil filter housing is a leak source & has...

The oil filter housing is a leak source & has potential to in 2 locations, one directly above serpentine. The other will cascade down front cover onto A/C compressor. There are 2 distinct gaskets...
Forum: Diesel Forum
01-21-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,532
Posted By Ryan951s

There's lots of feedback that the oil vapour that...

There's lots of feedback that the oil vapour that gets pulled through the intake system with the stock PCV system contributes to the gumming up on these engines, so wanted to give this a try.
Forum: Diesel Forum
01-18-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,376
Posted By Beer Can

I have a 2006 CDI with 186k and in the two years...

I have a 2006 CDI with 186k and in the two years I have owned it (50 k miles) all I have done is swapped out the thermostat (did it myself) and changed the oil. Don't want to jinx myself but I would...
01-17-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 545
Posted By Nanook

No not Notley...City officials and don’t get me...

No not Notley...City officials and don’t get me started on Notley 👎🏻
Forum: Diesel Forum
01-17-2019, 02:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,374
Posted By Ryan951s

Hi everyone, I just did the LiquiMoly Intake...

Hi everyone,

I just did the LiquiMoly Intake cleaner job tonight. I took off the EGR inlet tube to see if was plugged and it was nice and clear. I reinstalled the EGR inlet pipe and then removed...
01-16-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 574
Posted By we47b1me

Was just pointing out that this, and your other...

Was just pointing out that this, and your other question about the rear camera beeping could be looked up, and answered 100x faster by looking at your manual. It's a good resource.
Forum: Diesel Forum
01-16-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,679
Posted By kajtek1

Don't know if ML has it different, but on both of...

Don't know if ML has it different, but on both of my E class Bluetecs the DPF in parts catalog is called catalytic converter and in both are the first thing behind turbo.
Even pre DEF , DPF is...
Forum: Diesel Forum
01-16-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,679
Posted By todds87ss

that diagram does not show several things, so I...

that diagram does not show several things, so I am a bit suspect: no SCR, nor fittings for the DEF pump inlet, no DPF sensor fittings. It actually looks like a "pre-def" version. I will say that...
01-15-2019, 10:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,578
Posted By Babukb2

my guess is the fact that the signal could be...

my guess is the fact that the signal could be caught and thrown further to allow someone to steal it. I'm just guessing here but he may say more since he works in IT and maybe it's due to a different...
Forum: Diesel Forum
01-15-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,334
Posted By Gazwould

Injector Quantity . ​​​​

Injector Quantity .
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Forum: Diesel Forum
01-11-2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,564
Posted By M D

Hey Peter, no - Its not resolved. I had to dog...

Hey Peter, no - Its not resolved. I had to dog off of it because of too many irons in the fire. My plan is to work on it some more this weekend. I've been reading about possible causes over the past...
Forum: Diesel Forum
01-10-2019, 11:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 214
Posted By Micah / AF1 Rac

Coolant expansion tank W211

Well, at almost 221k miles the 13 tear old coolant expansion tank finally ruptured at the seam between top and bottom at the start of the week. Amazon.com to the rescue, 15 hours later, not even on...
01-08-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 293,505
Posted By Kobzarhomes

Hello Thank you ) I initially did not think...

Hello
Thank you )
I initially did not think this project was going to be so detailed and intense but once I started to take everything apart and I thought to myself, why not just do everything...
01-08-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,004
Posted By DennisG01

I agree - 13 seconds means something else was...

I agree - 13 seconds means something else was holding it back. But either way, it's nice to hear a real world report/review. I'll be curious to hear what your mileage is at various highway/city...
Forum: Diesel Forum
01-06-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 568
Posted By kajtek1

Now would be good time to fill up your profile...

Now would be good time to fill up your profile with vehicle data and location, so we don't have to guess it each time.
AddBlue injection happens 1/2 way on exhaust on my car, but good indication if...
01-05-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 238
Posted By easyedwin

Done and done. Now on low carb diet. Lost 5# with...

Done and done. Now on low carb diet. Lost 5# with 7# more to go.
Forum: Diesel Forum
01-05-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,813
Posted By kajtek1

I have 3 of those Bluetooth plugs as they are...

I have 3 of those Bluetooth plugs as they are sold as low as $7 and really like Torque Pro when I am fighting bad sensors.
You can leave it permanently plug and even mine have switches on them, I...
Forum: Diesel Forum
01-05-2019, 07:08 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,813
Posted By Gazwould

Indeed , delete , delete. Can't beat a good...

Indeed , delete , delete.

Can't beat a good dose of ZDDP , as an alternative either way with higher group oil basestocks but still low saps is VW 507.00 , if it can protect narrow VAG PD...
12-28-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 39,303
Posted By Chedman13

Ha, no worries - glad it worked out for you and...

Ha, no worries - glad it worked out for you and thanks for the tips on where to put the antenna's.

My ideal solution would be mounting the GLE screen and the tabs actually look identical to the...
Forum: Diesel Forum
12-26-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 185
Posted By Micah / AF1 Rac

Merry Christmas to all the diesel nerds and...

Merry Christmas to all the diesel nerds and hopeless junkies. Severe weather outbreak at home for me today, my Christmas wishes answered lol, time to get cameras set up!
12-24-2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,286
Posted By Harrison Reed

I replaced my #3 lights with super white, bright...

I replaced my #3 lights with super white, bright LEDs. Yes, CAN BUS. You have to purchase LEDs that are smaller than 48 mm wide. I installed these, went in through the cap accessible under the...
12-23-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 796
Posted By Jim Graves

ML550

I just changed yesterday, what a giantic PITA to get those filters out! Mine looked just as bad, I didn't realize how.much this was effecting the performance of the car. After i got the air boxes...
12-19-2018, 12:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,125
Posted By jrsmith_68

There is an antenna under the console, but the...

There is an antenna under the console, but the antenna is not the module that has the connections you are after. The KG module is under the left side of the rear seat. You have to remove your rear...
12-16-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,225
Posted By GL500

DIY Fix - 205C16 Adblue Temperature Sensor : Short circuit to Earth

Here’s a DIY to ‘fix’ this issue. Please note that this ‘fix’ is only for areas where Adblue will never freeze at -11 degrees. Here in Sydney, Australia, this car will never experience those...
12-16-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,436
Posted By mosysav

Problem solved

Update :
I changed two catalyst temperature sensors.
CEL is gone.
Thank you all.
Forum: Diesel Forum
12-14-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 247
Posted By kajtek1

Regular starting fluid can self-ignite...

Regular starting fluid can self-ignite prematurely on diesel, knocking the engine in reverse.
Sound is something impossible to judge over the internet, but I would start with turning the engine by...
12-12-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,276
Posted By AZN Optics

HIDs for forward projecting lights (low, high,...

HIDs for forward projecting lights (low, high, fog). LEDs for indication lighting (signals, city, markers) and short throw lighting (rear plate, interior).
12-09-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 740
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
Forum: Diesel Forum
12-02-2018, 07:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 498
Posted By Etienne Lau

Adblue/DEF fill hose review

I just refilled the DEF/Adblue fluid in my 2014 ML 350 bluetec. Previously I bought the 2.5gal/10L jugs from Autozone. The only downside I had was there was no good way of knowing when to stop...
12-02-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 149
Posted By jim6669jim

Exclamation Bremi brand ABS wheel sensor not compatible

ML-350, 2010 with 85k miles. DTC for front right wheel speed sensor. Replaced with Bremi brand sensor, still had DTC
Got advice to use OEM only for speed sensors, and that fixed the problem.

For...
Forum: Diesel Forum
11-29-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,130
Posted By bushx

Ok, been driving for about a week now after the...

Ok, been driving for about a week now after the tune and deletes. Here's my thoughts.
1. Drivability, greatly improved. Much less lag from a standing start, no more of that rubber band feel where...
Forum: Diesel Forum
11-27-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,930
Posted By 107123210

I had had no problems in 5 years. But you guys...

I had had no problems in 5 years. But you guys scared me off keeping the GLK. Traded it yesterday. Cost me $15k +tax to get a fully loaded 2019 Outback - At least under warranty for next 3-5 years....
11-27-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 535
Posted By sunedog

To close the loop on this, I had the vehicle in...

To close the loop on this, I had the vehicle in to the dealer for another issue and asked them to look at the sunroof. $150 for the first hour of diagnosis and they advised there was a stick/twig...
Forum: Diesel Forum
11-26-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,930
Posted By kajtek1

Old topic, but it sure deserves update. ...

Old topic, but it sure deserves update.
Bluetec726 (https://mbworld.org/forums/members/405037-bluetec726.html) had bad luck with his engine. When you buy aged car, with past due maintenance and...
11-22-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 346
Posted By Oleg2222

Apparently, there is access window if you remove...

Apparently, there is access window if you remove right wheel. Remove one bolt and slide window up. remove circle cup and here it is.
11-19-2018, 02:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 763
Posted By Oldoarsman

MB Extended Warranty Source

I also purchased my 2012 ML350 4 Matic from a non-MB Dealer before the original 4year/50,000 mile warranty expired. I contacted the following gentleman who helped me purchase an additional three...
11-15-2018, 01:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,032
Posted By ML400

I've done this over the years in a multitude of...

I've done this over the years in a multitude of Mercedes, Porsche & BMW's. A variety of miles, different oil's and other aspects including tuning as well as aftermarket computers. I've torn apart...
Forum: Diesel Forum
11-14-2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,568
Posted By happyeds

Only car in my life I sold for what I paid for it...

Only car in my life I sold for what I paid for it after 3 years and 40,000 miles. The Japs have learned a lot and earn their reputation every day building cars and trucks.
Forum: Diesel Forum
11-09-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,813
Posted By kajtek1

Torque Pro cost like $5 and you might have fun...

Torque Pro cost like $5 and you might have fun reading live data. I always do when DW is behind the wheel.
When buying Bluetooth plug, get the one with on/off switch.
I had my BT plug on for 3...
Forum: Diesel Forum
11-09-2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,813
Posted By 107123210

That's pretty well right. Torque site has an...

That's pretty well right.

Torque site has an adapter review. But most buy the cheap ones off Amazon. Just read the buyers reviews. The one I bought is called FOSEAL There is Torque Lite and then...
Forum: Diesel Forum
11-07-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,813
Posted By kajtek1

What you need the scanner for? I own 7 scanners...

What you need the scanner for?
I own 7 scanners that I accumulated over the years and frankly- use 5 of them for different purpose.
The ScanGauge I am showing here is more a gauge with code...
Forum: Diesel Forum
11-07-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,813
Posted By 107123210

I was looking at scanners and saved a couple of...

I was looking at scanners and saved a couple of links: I already have one, but was looking for ones that would monitor Bluetec diesel emission systems. .
...
11-05-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 439
Posted By srh

Found the Drain Plug

I want to thank those who wrote to direct me for what I had asked for - How TO Drain the Coolant on my 2014 ML Bluetec. I finally found the coolant drain plug. It is located underneath the radiator...
11-04-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 439
Posted By srh

Thank you, Peter. I appreciate your efforts. As...

Thank you, Peter. I appreciate your efforts. As far as the location of the coolant reservoir, mine is on the driver side, but the drain may still be on the driver side. I'll check.
11-03-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,063
Posted By marchgroupinc

ESP

Emission System Protection.
11-01-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,436
Posted By Wenglish1984

New update Fitted the new Exhaust...

New update

Fitted the new Exhaust Temperature sensor on the car myself a few days ago on the drive very easy to do and only took a few mins to complete, I’m glad to say now that after a few days...
Forum: Diesel Forum
11-01-2018, 08:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,474
Posted By E350_Sport

i really think that MBUSA considers BlueTEC...

i really think that MBUSA considers BlueTEC engines as “orphans”. They don’t stock important parts (DPF for example) and charge a huge amount (much more than a gasoline engined cars) for service or...
Forum: Diesel Forum
10-30-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,869
Posted By hartge6

The cylinder head is slowly ready .. swirl flaps...

The cylinder head is slowly ready .. swirl flaps delete.. and air intake porting and poilsh to cylinder head diameter.....
10-30-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,063
Posted By CSM

Peter, Diabolis most likely holds an...

Peter,
Diabolis most likely holds an doctorate degree or some equivalent education level, those types always seem to be the highly opinionated voices that somehow believe they are more...
Forum: Diesel Forum
10-28-2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 45,697
Posted By jpd686

Just finishing up doing my timing chain. The...

Just finishing up doing my timing chain. The above tool worked great.

Couple things I want to touch base on. Great write up, just a couple things to add. The indent marks on the timing sprockets...
10-28-2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,048
Posted By xxl121

Pictures of the replaced defective part

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x971/20181028_140750_7614b80e82b3697e36f6c98d703b93bffe8bf48d.jpg
Rear view of defective part...
Forum: Diesel Forum
10-26-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,201
Posted By kajtek1

First thing, what I learned the hard way,...

First thing, what I learned the hard way, disconnecting anything on the engine in the car is hard becouse of small side clearance.
On the other hand, you can just unplug wire harness from ECU,...
Forum: Diesel Forum
10-10-2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 607
Posted By dsvw

Must have been air. After a few hours of driving...

Must have been air. After a few hours of driving all is good now. Thanks.
Forum: Diesel Forum
10-07-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 356
Posted By kajtek1

That is what it takes to atomize fuel. Higher...

That is what it takes to atomize fuel. Higher pressure = better atomization.
cdi diesels idle with 300 bars =4500 psi in the rail.
We don't have many European members here, so Vito is pretty...
10-06-2018, 11:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 24,522
Posted By MLee

Question was asked of a 2012 ML.......aux batt is...

Question was asked of a 2012 ML.......aux batt is as I said. Ashek, you appear to be in the wrong FORUM.. This forum is M class and you are talking about a GLE built 5 years later.....of course it...
Forum: Diesel Forum
10-06-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 607
Posted By kajtek1

You changed heavy ATF with lighter ATF. That...

You changed heavy ATF with lighter ATF.
That makes for smoother shifting, but also more slippage on gear changing.
That is adjustable by valve on bottom of the transmission. I did it long years...
10-05-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,048
Posted By Rainers

So it turned out to be $35.00 part. Ha ha

So it turned out to be $35.00 part. Ha ha
Forum: Diesel Forum
09-28-2018, 10:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 910
Posted By kajtek1

Today I took some time to do another regeneration...

Today I took some time to do another regeneration on OM651 engine. Sorry for picture size, but I don't know if I can control it.
Autel was showing 120 hPa = 1.7 psi DPF differential pressure at...
09-26-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 664
Posted By DishoomX2

Okay, so I watched the videos several times and...

Okay, so I watched the videos several times and finally worked up some courage to just replace it myself. The hardest part was removing the old battery (fortunately i had a pry bar), and removing the...
Forum: Diesel Forum
09-24-2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,089
Posted By Anthony Porta

Rebuilding OM642 3.0L air pump.

So I noticed as im inspecting my intake after an air filter cleaning that there is oil on an electrical line and I can see a bunch of crud by the throttle body. ...
Forum: Diesel Forum
09-22-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,141
Posted By DC-BENZ

I haven't talked about this on here yet but I had...

I haven't talked about this on here yet but I had a DPF and limp mode issue. After exhaustive research (mostly on Sprinter and Ford Diesel sites) I stumbled across an exhaust sensor being the issue....
Forum: Diesel Forum
09-17-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 822
Posted By arto_wa

Click clamps are for one time use according to MB...

Click clamps are for one time use according to MB so they are a problem in my opinion.
Like I said above, use a small amount of graphite anti-seize in the filter's metal connections and the hoses...
Forum: Diesel Forum
09-14-2018, 11:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 295
Posted By Carcheologist

So I dug in deeper and found the leak. Yesterday...

So I dug in deeper and found the leak. Yesterday I went for the easiest place and pulled and replaced the fuel filter. Unfortunately that wasn't the probly, but at least we have a nice clean new...
09-10-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 792
Posted By termite

I confess that I would be hard pressed to tell if...

I confess that I would be hard pressed to tell if my tires were down five pounds, but I would not mind knowing at the push of a few buttons like on my Sierra 1500 Denali or my previous Ram 1500,...
09-09-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 792
Posted By TA Canada

Ain't that the truth! Just like them not having...

Ain't that the truth! Just like them not having remote start. MB has some pretty ridiculous ideas on safety. Like adding a trailer hitch after as well. They want over $3,000 to install & wire one in....
Forum: Diesel Forum
09-06-2018, 11:36 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 138,575
Posted By DanD.

As I mention above, we all learn our lessons hard...

As I mention above, we all learn our lessons hard way. Unfortunately.
08-28-2018, 02:01 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 13,440
Posted By black06c230

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/9327768b_7819_4f5a_ae52_1732433ae887_16741da86e486510fa1710dccc89abb5d471997f.jpeg...
Forum: Diesel Forum
08-24-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 138,575
Posted By Glyn M Ruck

Good! If you pull the dipstick & the oil is fluid...

Good! If you pull the dipstick & the oil is fluid with no sign of gunk or thickening you will not seize an engine. Modern detergent oils turn black very quickly. Means they are doing their job.
...
08-23-2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 39,303
Posted By OrionS55

I use my phone with unlimited data as a hotspot...

I use my phone with unlimited data as a hotspot and connect via WiFi.
08-23-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 672
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...
Forum: Diesel Forum
08-22-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 604
Views: 138,575
Posted By Glyn M Ruck

Yes ~ 10K miles or 15K Km's would be far more...

Yes ~ 10K miles or 15K Km's would be far more sensible for these engines running on less than the best fuels. Pulling the dipstick once in a while, which is the owners responsibility, is also a good...
08-22-2018, 12:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,464
Posted By GregW / Oregon

Sorry to hear that. I’m a German car lifer. A few...

Sorry to hear that. I’m a German car lifer. A few issues but dealer service is light years ahead of Tesla & American makes. Good luck!
08-19-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 766
Posted By SaniDel

Our GL550 has an easy life ... always garaged,...

Our GL550 has an easy life ... always garaged, never driven in weather any worse than rain, low mileage and moderate speeds ... for the most part. We have it serviced by the calendar rather than the...
08-15-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 39,303
Posted By OrionS55

I actually offered $700 on the ebay link that...

I actually offered $700 on the ebay link that Chedman listed at first. Thankfully they rejected it and didnt even counter offer at all. I had to take the GL to the dealer for a little warranty work...
Forum: Diesel Forum
08-13-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,227
Posted By kajtek1

NV does have smog test but it totally different...

NV does have smog test but it totally different from California.
When in California they plug OBD and check for EGR, cats removal (with limited knowledge what they are looking for) they never put...
08-12-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,048
Posted By hyperion667

Sir, you are clearly low on blinker fluid :) ...

Sir, you are clearly low on blinker fluid :)

https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQOcxmqqiBTGKhsBG5im6EZ3MBt8QP42YwpYQjNTuZ6nKADfL0J...
08-12-2018, 08:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,330
Posted By Koenig1

I, too, on a trip to FL last winter, discovered...

I, too, on a trip to FL last winter, discovered the pain of failed NOX sensors. Fortunately, the Ft Myers dealer replaced them under warranty... mine is a 2015. I was armed with all sorts of data...
Forum: Diesel Forum
08-11-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,448
Posted By Micah / AF1 Rac

It’s quickly becoming an unviable option for the...

It’s quickly becoming an unviable option for the USA market but, in global market diesel is way easier to get than gasoline, so I doubt the stories of a true death of the technology, just a...
Forum: Diesel Forum
07-30-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,227
Posted By Micah / AF1 Rac

Yep, your warranty, their problem at this point....

Yep, your warranty, their problem at this point. Not shocking, just try to keep on good terms with service folks at dealership, a case of beers or Red Bull’s can go a LONG way. Trust me...as the...
Forum: Diesel Forum
07-29-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,168
Posted By Micah / AF1 Rac

yes it does, killing EGR does exactly what it...

yes it does, killing EGR does exactly what it sounds like, to make efficient power you need clean, cool air, if ten plus % of the air consumed by your motor has participated in a previous combustion...
07-29-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 39,303
Posted By Chedman13

Yellow box is optional CarPlay device. Extra...

Yellow box is optional CarPlay device. Extra $100. if you only use oem screen you don’t need it.

When you mirror the oem screen, touch screen doesn’t work.

if all you want is the bigger screen...
Forum: Diesel Forum
07-28-2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,523
Posted By Tpr211

I believe he’d had more available.

I believe he’d had more available.
Forum: Diesel Forum
07-27-2018, 09:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,849
Posted By Tpr211

I thought I would give another update on the...

I thought I would give another update on the replacement injectors and recent DPF regen frequency CEL/DTC. I posted the DPF story in another post today with the details of the shops actions so I...
Forum: Diesel Forum
07-27-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,168
Posted By Tpr211

I just had mine done last night. I'm in central...

I just had mine done last night. I'm in central Florida. I used a place called Williams diesel, was an ad on internet. I called and talked to them first, said I should drive over, 1.5hr drive, and...
Forum: Diesel Forum
07-21-2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,849
Posted By Micah / AF1 Rac

Never. I’ve lived a charmed life and there have...

Never. I’ve lived a charmed life and there have been points that if not for bad luck I’d have had none at all. Poor life decisions have consequences, you either die or learn from your choices.
07-18-2018, 10:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,587
Posted By vrmb

2012 ML350 Blind Spot Unavailable - Repair

Seems few of us, specially in North East, are getting Blind Spot Inoperative message as cars are getting older and probably this unit was not design very well to sustain cold/salty weather. This is...
Forum: Diesel Forum
07-18-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 203
Posted By Micah / AF1 Rac

So, pics of this motor? That sounds like an epic...

So, pics of this motor? That sounds like an epic motor swap engine into big body Benz with blown up AMG V12 lol
Forum: Diesel Forum
07-17-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,123
Posted By ItalianJoe1

I'm on the east coast but yeah the car did that...

I'm on the east coast but yeah the car did that stock. It's a little quicker now with the tune but haven't been back.

I love magnetic drain plugs, I don't know why manufacturers don't use them...
Forum: Diesel Forum
07-17-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,123
Posted By Micah / AF1 Rac

You won’t regret it...I say this as a resident of...

You won’t regret it...I say this as a resident of an area that doesn’t emissions test diesels...I definitely don’t regret it.
07-16-2018, 09:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,421
Posted By CA_Tallguy

Just a quick follow up to anyone who is trying to...

Just a quick follow up to anyone who is trying to take apart this assembly down the road -- the place you take it apart is at the A label in the photo I posted. This is where the rubber boot meets...
07-16-2018, 07:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 14,990
Posted By JRHolt

The Maintenance Book says to change the Automatic...

The Maintenance Book says to change the Automatic transmission fluid and filter at 70k miles :y

2013 M Class Maintenance Manual...
Forum: Diesel Forum
07-13-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 824
Posted By Micah / AF1 Rac

I promise, you will not regret this. Replace...

I promise, you will not regret this. Replace whole section from turbo back to post SCR stuff with straight pipe and reflash...you will love it!
Forum: Diesel Forum
07-13-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,872
Posted By kajtek1

UPDATE. Finally got a date on status of order I...

UPDATE.
Finally got a date on status of order I placed 6 weeks ago.
Rebuild DPF for my E250 Bluetec will leave Germany on August 7.
In the mean time the ATV I used instead of not available...
Forum: Diesel Forum
07-12-2018, 08:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,568
Posted By toddman35

Cost is always a design constraint. Achieving...

Cost is always a design constraint. Achieving the reliability goals set forth under the expected operating conditions and removing as much cost from something is what millions of Engineers do...
Forum: Diesel Forum
07-11-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,168
Posted By DC-BENZ

Seems we need a X Mercedes owner support group...

Seems we need a X Mercedes owner support group forum.
Forum: Diesel Forum
07-11-2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,872
Posted By DC-BENZ

Corrected.. Sorry for the blueballs. ;)

Corrected.. Sorry for the blueballs. ;)
Forum: Diesel Forum
07-10-2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,797
Posted By Micah / AF1 Rac

My OM648 manifold looked the same when removed...

My OM648 manifold looked the same when removed first time at 120k miles or so. Needless to say breather no longer goes to compressor inlet andEGR is gone. Stays fairly clean now, shocking huh?
07-10-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 91,282
Posted By DanD.

I think car manufacturers should program the fan...

I think car manufacturers should program the fan to run for a few mins after the engine is off.
It won't hurt the battery but will fix the issue ;)
07-09-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 91,282
Posted By Brent S

Easier than expected...

So…while it is an absolute un-deniable FACT that the ML (and likely other models) has a design defect that allows for the growth of some mold or mildew in the AC system, I discovered how extremely...
Forum: Diesel Forum
07-09-2018, 12:07 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,872
Posted By Micah / AF1 Rac

Too funny...very jealous of a few of your recoil...

Too funny...very jealous of a few of your recoil based toys...just bought a Sterling L2A3 cut/build kit for after hours work project...we can get back to cars as soon as everyone is bored with other...
Forum: Diesel Forum
07-08-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,872
Posted By Micah / AF1 Rac

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

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/768x1024/img_1643_1911ea84b41f1239879f0ea41646d1d8c222613e.jpg...
Forum: Diesel Forum
07-04-2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,872
Posted By Micah / AF1 Rac

Bought new in 2012 for work vehicle, failure at...

Bought new in 2012 for work vehicle, failure at 143k miles, DPF/EGR/injectand glowplugs along with Nox sensors and SCR cat were all replaced under warranty before 90k miles. White, tall cargo type....
Forum: Diesel Forum
07-03-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 554
Posted By Micah / AF1 Rac

Have you considered having it turned on a lathe?...

Have you considered having it turned on a lathe? If I'm seeing right/understanding you just need the sealing surface to seal right?
06-30-2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 602
Posted By Koenig1

If you're still under warranty.... big deal! Get...

If you're still under warranty.... big deal! Get it done... After all the posts of ml350s' problems, be happy with your expenditure on extra warranty. That said, I do my own work on my vehicles,...
Forum: Diesel Forum
06-28-2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,869
Posted By hartge6

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/460x340/kepatmeretezes_hu_fnykp1382_1__0322819362a51ede48ca003d59da77beee68377d.jpghttps://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/411x308...
06-24-2018, 07:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 858
Posted By termite

I just did this yesterday on my ML63 and it is...

I just did this yesterday on my ML63 and it is not a bad job. I changed over from stock burl to the flat finish wood. You do need a set a trim removal tools so that you don’t butcher your door...
06-11-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,421
Posted By chavezluc

OK, in my case it ended up being the MAF Sensor...

OK, in my case it ended up being the MAF Sensor Circuit B which is located on the drivers side. Since sensor A and B are identical I was able to swap the two using a heat gun to soften hard plastic...
06-05-2018, 11:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,745
Posted By sharx8

Wow, I just came across these pics and I think it...

Wow, I just came across these pics and I think it looks great. Very unique Red and Black combo that you NEVER see on an ML. I like this look on Land Rovers and it works well on the ML too! It...
06-05-2018, 04:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,253
Posted By sharx8

It's crazy how VW really screwed the pooch when...

It's crazy how VW really screwed the pooch when it comes to Diesels. The idiocy of VW (and perhaps others as well); with the Emissions-cheating, followed by the market's unfounded fears, then...
06-04-2018, 04:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,151
Posted By TA Canada

AliExpress, and they work & look great.

AliExpress, and they work & look great.
Forum: Diesel Forum
06-03-2018, 09:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,763
Posted By kajtek1

The regeneration process is making DPF extremely...

The regeneration process is making DPF extremely hot, to the degree where I heard that park car can have asphalt melting under.
Pushing the gas pedal to the floor in such moment might create really...
06-02-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 640
Posted By TA Canada

MB part number 1648240049 is a wiper arm cap

Hi,
Did a reverse lookup on the part number.
Forum: Diesel Forum
05-29-2018, 08:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,911
Posted By mbdiesel12

If you care about your engine please pay...

If you care about your engine please pay attention to what kajtek1 just said about Delo not being "MB APPROVED" for 229.51. Here's the link to the official MB approvals. Do a careful check with this...
Forum: Diesel Forum
05-29-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 13,546
Posted By Culprit161

This might be a solution for some

i bought a 2014 GL350 blie with 40kmiles on it. when looking for a family vehical it was a steal in comparison to a Tahoe etc.

So far in 2 years of operation I have had 3 Ad blue warranty claims...
Forum: Diesel Forum
05-28-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,911
Posted By smiledr996s

I can’t recall when Mobil1 dropped their line of...

I can’t recall when Mobil1 dropped their line of 5w40 which my truck used for first 100k. I have since tried to keep a 5w40 in it. I used Castrol turbo diesel in it until it became hard to source in...
05-27-2018, 03:28 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 23,793
Posted By Chris The Swede

1 Of course as it says. 2 No 3 Of course as...

1 Of course as it says.
2 No
3 Of course as it says.
4 Of course as it says.
Forum: Diesel Forum
05-26-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,192
Posted By kajtek1

Bad news, the shop called back that my DPF is...

Bad news, the shop called back that my DPF is having internal damages and even they did clean it, it is not holding the spec. Good part Las Vegas/Boulder City shop did not charge me for it.
Than...
Forum: Diesel Forum
05-22-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,568
Posted By Suprdave

I have about 4,000 on the 20w-60 in...

I have about 4,000 on the 20w-60 in S.FL...working great so far, changing it on Thursday and it's going out for analysis.

Going with Fresh 20w-60 Redline and adding Ceratec this go-around. Oil is...
Forum: Diesel Forum
05-21-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,568
Posted By smiledr996s

Lol you can just mail me some good dpf clogging...

Lol you can just mail me some good dpf clogging oil. 😀.
Forum: Diesel Forum
05-21-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,568
Posted By smiledr996s

Lol, no I get it. I read that same article. I...

Lol, no I get it. I read that same article. I had already gone with an engine tune so I was able to remove my dpf. So I can use a better protecting oil and not having to worry about hurting dpf....
Forum: Diesel Forum
05-19-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,568
Posted By DanD.

It won't hurt as long as oil can flow as fast as...

It won't hurt as long as oil can flow as fast as it now without any additional resistance, so oil pump dosn't have to work harder.

When I do check oil level, it' relatively clean for a day or so...
Forum: Diesel Forum
05-16-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,215
Posted By rosenhauer

Whati meant was that you can't run it out. You...

Whati meant was that you can't run it out. You will get the countdown before it's completely empty. So you would need to drain it still if you want a complete removal of the old DEF.

But waiting...
Forum: Diesel Forum
05-13-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 349
Posted By kajtek1

My first MB diesel I bought was from Baton Rouge....

My first MB diesel I bought was from Baton Rouge. Mind the story is over 20 years old, but hope that will help you putting owning MB in perceptive.
The guy who sold me MB over 20 years ago bought...
05-08-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,745
Posted By Ariesfamous

Red rocket

Red rocket
05-07-2018, 06:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,773
Posted By pgeller

Check CKM Car Design website. pg

Check CKM Car Design website.

pg
05-07-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,773
Posted By drwolf

its not just that, the reverse lamp was...

its not just that, the reverse lamp was completely re-positioned. So many ML/GL drivers are asking if they can retrofit their front and back lights, its crazy..
05-01-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,991
Posted By CA_Tallguy

Yes! I'm sorry that I didn't follow up earlier to...

Yes! I'm sorry that I didn't follow up earlier to save you some trouble. There is a connection that gets loose and starts to burn up from shorting out. There is a service bulletin about it. Let me...
04-25-2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,947
Posted By wiwiauler985

https://youtu.be/2pZwh2Zsh5M watch the...

https://youtu.be/2pZwh2Zsh5M

watch the video. That’s the company I purchased the headlights, when the headlight arrived and after installing them you need to plug the Mercedes star diagnostics...
04-25-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 33,719
Posted By guti

excuse the translator: today the installation has...

excuse the translator: today the installation has begun. have already placed the 4 small radar (in the rear bumper had 1). they have changed the module of the steering wheel and now the difficult...
04-17-2018, 07:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,062
Posted By mustbebenz

I know this is an old thread, but I revisit it...

I know this is an old thread, but I revisit it because I recently did the rear brakes on my GL and happened to see this one in advance. For future readers, I believe the OP's issue was that you need...
04-13-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,604
Posted By MLBFC

Timing Chain Bulletin

I found this Bulletin in a MB UK Forum...I have no idea if MB should pay for the fix, or how to approach this. I do have this noise at start up on my 2013 ML 350, 60K -MLBFC

Basically they are...
04-08-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 757
Posted By drwolf

:D :D you know how i roll

:D :D you know how i roll
04-05-2018, 10:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 723
Posted By AZN Optics

Yup.. T10/194/w5w wedge bulbs. Just search...

Yup.. T10/194/w5w wedge bulbs. Just search around.. plenty of reviews across all models here... We've been servicing MB community here for nearly a decade. :y
04-02-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,216
Posted By Dino_M350

HI Peter, The width is 10", the official MB...

HI Peter,

The width is 10", the official MB Product # 1644015502. I got them very cheap ($1,400 with tires).

Additional specs can be found here for this model:
...
04-02-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,079
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..
03-30-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,296
Posted By DC-BENZ

Hilarious that we have to treat the GL like an...

Hilarious that we have to treat the GL like an old tube Zenith TV.:nix:
03-25-2018, 11:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 19,408
Posted By Jeremy D

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/20180325_214748_07813567efcef5fb79b021d9d9fa596954cf1ff3.jpg...
03-25-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 390
Posted By drwolf

2012-2015 has the assembly you see above ...

2012-2015 has the assembly you see above
2016-2019(?) has the new assembly you see now.

I dont know if its a common issue, this is only the second time im seeing rear assembly LED's going out...
03-18-2018, 04:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,216
Posted By JRHolt

I installed Niche Essen M146 wheels on my ML350. ...

I installed Niche Essen M146 wheels on my ML350.

Specs: 21x10.5 +45 offset. Part number is: M146210543+45

I don't have any pics down the side of the vehicle but I can take a couple tomorrow if...
03-14-2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,620
Posted By Chris The Swede

As I said. You never come away from needing...

As I said. You never come away from needing codings..And Stereo cameras in windshield if you dont have that.
03-09-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 629
Posted By vladimir.cdi

in case that starts count caused by low adblue...

in case that starts count caused by low adblue level - you need to add minimum 10 liters of AdBlue (the best is to fill the full tank)

but in case problem was not the AdBlue level - starts count...
03-06-2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 402
Posted By DanD.

Yea, its ok to hit someone when opening but not...

Yea, its ok to hit someone when opening but not ok when closing ;)
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