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02-08-2019, 11:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 534
Posted By Tump43

And I have the 'flash' which works just fine. ...

And I have the 'flash' which works just fine. Remember the 2014 E350 has the same horsepower the '99 C43 AMG v8 did. Granted the AMG had a bit more torque, but the E350 is more than adequate for...
01-25-2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 728
Posted By Tump43

I have a set of OE exhaust headers (might not be...

I have a set of OE exhaust headers (might not be what you want) from my past C55. Drop me an email/pm, I'm in NY close to NYC .
01-01-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,826
Posted By Tump43

I had that on my 2014 E350. I took in to the...

I had that on my 2014 E350. I took in to the dealer under warranty -- told them it almost killed me stopping then needing to turn out of the center of an intersection -- and they reflashed the...
12-05-2018, 10:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 483
Posted By Tump43

Do we have the same wife? Mine does that all the...

Do we have the same wife? Mine does that all the time, hot or cold. Drives me crazy. Thought the car's HVAC controls were dead until I figured out her habits.
11-25-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 20,091
Posted By Tump43

see above

see above
11-20-2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 385
Posted By Tump43

Agreed. That sounds like the most reasonable...

Agreed. That sounds like the most reasonable first step. If it hadn't been towed to the shop and 'diagnosed' by them, I'd say, change the coil pack yourself and see where you are, but since it's...
11-01-2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 265
Posted By Tump43

Very interested, please shoot me a pm or email.

Very interested, please shoot me a pm or email.
10-20-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 553
Posted By Tump43

Yeah, I have the PedalBox+ on my E350. It's...

Yeah, I have the PedalBox+ on my E350. It's great, I can switch from stock to race with two steps in between, and "E" vs. "S" works on each individual setting. I picked it up here on the AMG forum....
09-17-2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,510
Posted By Tump43

That's what I paid for the three service pack...

That's what I paid for the three service pack which includes the 60k, 70k and 80k services needed for my 2014 E350. My dealer is MB of White Plains, NY. It is my understanding that any one of those...
09-03-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 483
Posted By Tump43

+1. I think that make a great product. Any DIY...

+1. I think that make a great product. Any DIY ideas?
08-25-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 607
Posted By Tump43

Think it will work for a map update??

Think it will work for a map update??
08-20-2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,021
Posted By Tump43

But direct injection gasoline engines still uses...

But direct injection gasoline engines still uses spark plugs (not glow plugs) and are still subject to pinging or pre-detonation in high compression engines as are the 2012+ E350 engines. This is...
08-20-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 734
Posted By Tump43

I actually had a couple blue wreath caps replaced...

I actually had a couple blue wreath caps replaced under warranty for the same issue. The dealership claimed that the discoloration was due to running the car through a car wash. However, I only use...
08-18-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,021
Posted By Tump43

All of the above, especially #5 is spot on,...

All of the above, especially #5 is spot on, correct. With my direct injection 2014 E350 I use Top Tier gas (there is a thread on this board listing all the top tier brands), i.e. gas from a co. that...
08-18-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 596
Posted By Tump43

I agree. Of my 4 MB's, the 2014 E350 has been the...

I agree. Of my 4 MB's, the 2014 E350 has been the most reliable and trouble free. At 60k no squeaks, rattles or rolls, she provides smooth, comfortable and quiet trips. So far, I have only had to...
07-31-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,220
Posted By Tump43

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

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1408/coupey_1_25_18_e350_pic_4__0e3fdd20f5eff7feb30b9f494b6d57b06196c3e4.jpg
It's a great color that definitely looks better in person...
07-10-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 719
Posted By Tump43

Agreed. I have and use the same one for pollen,...

Agreed. I have and use the same one for pollen, etc. Doesn't work for bird droppings, tree sap or other types of abrasive grunge such as the asphalt and highway construction dust I get around here.
04-05-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 274
Posted By Tump43

Happened to me. These doors just slide/clip on...

Happened to me. These doors just slide/clip on -- no screws or glue. You can definitely install yourself in under 3 minutes. However, you cannot buy them painted. They come primed. You need to...
03-18-2018, 09:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,197
Posted By Tump43

Enjoy. The 2014 E is a great car. I love mine,...

Enjoy. The 2014 E is a great car. I love mine, have fun. Be sure to drive a lot before deciding what modifications, if any, you may want. Check this forum often for any answers and anecdotes about...
02-15-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 493
Posted By Tump43

Agreed, and that is the same on my 2014 E350. I...

Agreed, and that is the same on my 2014 E350. I have changed wheels and currently have three sets, one for the winter, one for summer, and one that is impractical. On all of them I installed MB TPMS...
02-11-2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,038
Posted By Tump43

True. I used one gallon of Rain X by mistake. It...

True. I used one gallon of Rain X by mistake. It killed the center jet/nozzle under the hood. Luckily it was replaced under warranty. Wouldn't use it again. I only use the cheap blue stuff or MB...
01-29-2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,175
Posted By Tump43

Agree absolutely -- this is one the coolest mods...

Agree absolutely -- this is one the coolest mods I've seen on W212. Great work!! Thanks for sharing!
01-29-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 623
Posted By Tump43

I fold the side view mirrors manually about once...

I fold the side view mirrors manually about once a week on my 2014 E350. Like others have said, I use a firm grip with two hands and the mechanism seems very durable. I think they were designed to...
12-20-2017, 03:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 473
Posted By Tump43

Yes, the parking curbs cause me no end of worry. ...

Yes, the parking curbs cause me no end of worry. I don't have the parking sensors and have been looking into getting a front camera for the car, if it can be hooked up to the Comand to work like the...
12-12-2017, 09:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,584
Posted By Tump43

In my case, you make a great point. The 2010...

In my case, you make a great point. The 2010 seats may be compatible, but will require some rewiring work (i.e. moving the pins around in the connectors) and some serious MB computer programing by a...
12-12-2017, 08:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,584
Posted By Tump43

I think you have a coding/computer problem. All...

I think you have a coding/computer problem. All AMGs should get the top of the line seats and, to my understanding, all multicontour seats come with massage and dynamic/automatic bolsters.[/LEFT]
12-12-2017, 08:32 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,605
Posted By Tump43

And that is per LED light, without the necessary...

And that is per LED light, without the necessary electronics. The whole package is $4K per LED light assembly. To retrofit, besides the LED light assemblies, you would need new wiring, controllers...
10-29-2017, 03:13 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,752
Posted By Tump43

Agreed.

Agreed.
10-11-2017, 08:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,463
Posted By Tump43

Yeah, that's the best idea. I'm sort of old...

Yeah, that's the best idea. I'm sort of old fashioned and have hundreds of CD's so, I loaded them all into iTunes on my computer (using the Apple lossless format) then loaded them onto an old 160gb...
10-05-2017, 09:34 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 76,750
Posted By Tump43

Agreed! Nice car. I debadged mine. Looks better...

Agreed! Nice car. I debadged mine. Looks better that way.
10-04-2017, 08:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,078
Posted By Tump43

Great topic. I'm very interested in seeing how...

Great topic. I'm very interested in seeing how this can be done.
10-03-2017, 10:55 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,370
Posted By Tump43

same for me

same for me
09-24-2017, 01:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 564
Posted By Tump43

I like it better with the AMG rims, as is. No...

I like it better with the AMG rims, as is. No need to lower, unless you want to.
09-12-2017, 07:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 857
Posted By Tump43

I'll take them shipped to 10546, 25 miles from...

I'll take them shipped to 10546, 25 miles from Manhattan, or pick them up if they are in NYC.
PM me.
09-10-2017, 09:56 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 17,690
Posted By Tump43

With this install the Star lights up when the car...

With this install the Star lights up when the car is started, unlocked, and for 30 seconds after it is locked. Even though it is on, it can't be seen in daylight.
09-10-2017, 09:32 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 17,690
Posted By Tump43

Here are my installation pictures: 1)Power...

Here are my installation pictures:
1)Power Connection to left side of fuse #23; 2) Ground Connection to A/C hose support on shock tower; 3) Wire Routing-A beside driver's side gutter; 3) Wire...
09-09-2017, 09:24 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 17,690
Posted By Tump43

Just installed mine today. Didn't use a fuse tap....

Just installed mine today. Didn't use a fuse tap. Ran the red/power wire to left side of fuse #23 through a small hole I drilled in the left side of the front SAM case. Ran the black/ground wire to...
09-05-2017, 07:41 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 17,690
Posted By Tump43

The instructions that came with my wire tap...

The instructions that came with my wire tap (Lumision) indicate that the existing fuse goes in the lower opening in the fuse tap and that the new fuse for the new device (i.e. LED Star) goes in the...
08-31-2017, 03:16 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 17,690
Posted By Tump43

Thanks Peter, I'll use your pic's to install my...

Thanks Peter, I'll use your pic's to install my LED Star once it arrives. I'll get some wire first though.
08-30-2017, 06:53 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 17,690
Posted By Tump43

Peter, Thanks, I would really appreciate a...

Peter,

Thanks, I would really appreciate a couple of pictures and some comments. I ordered a fuse tap but would rather install per your pic's and instructions. I'm a bit fussy about my car as...
08-28-2017, 09:07 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,752
Posted By Tump43

I installed the nappa leather multicontour front...

I installed the nappa leather multicontour front and folding rear seats from a 2010 E63 with 35k miles. Very comfortable, even on long 3.5 hour drives. No issues. Haven't had the...
08-28-2017, 08:48 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 17,690
Posted By Tump43

Peter, I just ordered the LED Star from the...

Peter,

I just ordered the LED Star from the link you shared. Thanks. Please post a quick description of how exactly you wired it to your vehicle. After your install, does the star light up once...
08-26-2017, 09:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,990
Posted By Tump43

Please keep us posted and eventually let those...

Please keep us posted and eventually let those who, like me, are not particularly skilled at choosing the right upgrade parts for our w212's rather particular and specific (albeit lacking) sound...
08-18-2017, 11:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By Tump43

Sold

I'll buy it. Shoot me a PM or email. PayPal is fine.
Thanks,
Marc
08-15-2017, 09:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,659
Posted By Tump43

Hi, I have a 2014 E350 with Comand and the OE...

Hi, I have a 2014 E350 with Comand and the OE back up camera.

All I want is a front camera that will automatically display the area in front of my front bumper relative to its location when...
08-06-2017, 07:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 360
Posted By Tump43

Card works fine either way. All navigation...

Card works fine either way. All navigation points work with the card out. I believe it only has to be fully in to save to memory some category of navigation points (don't remember which). Nothing...
08-06-2017, 06:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 360
Posted By Tump43

If you have the SD card under the Comand unit...

If you have the SD card under the Comand unit pushed all the way in, the car will beep when you approach each of your saved destinations. If you don't want it to beep you have to either remove the...
08-02-2017, 06:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,035
Posted By Tump43

Generally, rats and mice eat wire harnesses which...

Generally, rats and mice eat wire harnesses which can cause all sorts of problems. Had to replace the wiring harness on my tractor because of the rodent lunch club in my shed. Never had that...
08-01-2017, 07:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,168
Posted By Tump43

Don't know for sure for your E550, but on my C55...

Don't know for sure for your E550, but on my C55 AMG replacement of the door lock actuator needed to be done by the dealer or a good mechanic. The reason being, that actuator cannot be accessed...
07-26-2017, 05:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 424
Posted By Tump43

In the NYC area where I am, the $150 to $200...

In the NYC area where I am, the $150 to $200 quote will be per corner or per hour, not the total job. Total time to properly install 4 springs with alignment should take 3 to 4 hrs by a pro shop. ...
07-25-2017, 04:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,641
Posted By Tump43

The car hesitated, almost stalled, starting off...

The car hesitated, almost stalled, starting off from a stop in "C" mode. So the shift from 2nd to 3rd was way too early and caused hesitation, stumbling or 'lumpy' acceleration. This happened a...
07-24-2017, 09:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,641
Posted By Tump43

I had this issue early on. The dealer found I...

I had this issue early on. The dealer found I was low on tranny fluid (at 17k miles) added about a quart and the problem has not returned.
07-22-2017, 03:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 881
Posted By Tump43

I can offer $200 shipped, slow, to 10546. Let me...

I can offer $200 shipped, slow, to 10546. Let me know.
07-09-2017, 05:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,588
Posted By Tump43

1. Get into the car and close all the doors. 2....

1. Get into the car and close all the doors.
2. Turn on the car's ignition, but do not start the engine.
3. Press the accelerator pedal fully down.
4. Wait for 5 seconds.
5. Turn off the...
06-27-2017, 08:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,541
Posted By Tump43

I ordered this tray...

I ordered this tray http://www.ebay.com/itm/272416785495...%3AMEBIDX%3AIT because its ebay listing clearly indicates that it fits the 2014 E-Class.
I received that tray and installed it. It fits...
06-22-2017, 09:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,076
Posted By Tump43

I received the above tray and installed it. It...

I received the above tray and installed it. It fits perfectly and works well. No modifications are necessary. However, if like me, from time to time you need to quickly pick the tray up to access...
06-16-2017, 09:40 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,263
Posted By Tump43

Same here, I kept my seriously modded '05 C55 AMG...

Same here, I kept my seriously modded '05 C55 AMG for ten years and 180k miles before I decided to sell it. Running and driving fine the day it was sold, no major work was required (just cosmetic),...
06-16-2017, 09:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 602
Posted By Tump43

So true. I've had many warranty items covered...

So true. I've had many warranty items covered after 'tasteful' mods. But, I've been using the same dealer for years and send my family there to buy their Benz's so, good relationship, no problems...
06-16-2017, 09:26 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 32,049
Posted By Tump43

Agreed. It's great, love the lines so much I...

Agreed. It's great, love the lines so much I even debadged my triple black E350.
06-15-2017, 05:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 75,849
Posted By Tump43

Same here. At about 25k miles the auxiliary...

Same here. At about 25k miles the auxiliary battery on my '14 E350 went. The dealer replaced it under warranty in less than 30 min. in and out the door. No problems since. About 5 months before it...
06-10-2017, 06:47 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,263
Posted By Tump43

I had the same choice a while ago and found that...

I had the same choice a while ago and found that the E350 rode better, accelerated better, handled better and was more attractive. However, those opinions are mine, subjective . You should drive...
06-09-2017, 10:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 838
Posted By Tump43

I vote, get a new wheel unless the ins. co....

I vote, get a new wheel unless the ins. co. guarantees that the 'refinished' wheel is as good as OEM and indemnifies you and your family for any accident or injury that results from failure of that...
06-09-2017, 10:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,076
Posted By Tump43

Yes, my handle 'Tump' predates the pres.'s...

Yes, my handle 'Tump' predates the pres.'s notoriety.
06-08-2017, 08:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,076
Posted By Tump43

I bought one from China that looks exactly the...

I bought one from China that looks exactly the same and had the exact same ebay description, from a seller called "bizbest (3480 )". If it's the same product, it is about one inch too short for the...
06-05-2017, 03:22 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,285
Posted By Tump43

I agree and think these changes would look good...

I agree and think these changes would look good on a white or black E class.
06-05-2017, 03:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,462
Posted By Tump43

I have the LED package and love it. Active curve...

I have the LED package and love it. Active curve illumination looks like the light beam is moving from the driver's perspective and auto high/low beam adjustment is priceless in the suburbs. They...
05-30-2017, 11:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 500
Posted By Tump43

Simple Green worked just fine for me, followed by...

Simple Green worked just fine for me, followed by metal polish. You can augment the SG with 2000 grit, extra fine steel wool. You can also buy a German, exhaust tip cleaner/polish online (forgot...
05-30-2017, 11:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 390
Posted By Tump43

My understanding is that the E-class defaults to...

My understanding is that the E-class defaults to comfort mode every time the car is started and will never 'automatically' or 'independantly' switch to sport mode -- you have to push the button. ...
05-25-2017, 08:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 882
Posted By Tump43

Now that is a good deal. When I had my C55 and...

Now that is a good deal. When I had my C55 and needed a seat badge, I couldn't find one anywhere for less than $100.
05-25-2017, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 473
Posted By Tump43

It slides on and off those plastic mounts. Mine...

It slides on and off those plastic mounts. Mine came off a couple times when cleaning the inside of gas tank door; I just slid it back on. Thought about putting glue on the plastic mounts but...
05-24-2017, 08:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 584
Posted By Tump43

Rims look great! Congrats on the deal! Careful...

Rims look great! Congrats on the deal! Careful with ebay TPMS though, only buy from a guy with great to perfect feedback -- I was burned on two 'OE' sensors. Not a big loss, but be aware.
05-24-2017, 04:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,741
Posted By Tump43

I got the same premium Centric rotors front and...

I got the same premium Centric rotors front and back with ceramic pads. No problems; much smoother than OE. Should last a lot longer -- higher carbon content than OE. No need for two piece rotors...
05-20-2017, 08:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 476
Posted By Tump43

From my mechanic for my M113 V8 (C55 AMG) with...

From my mechanic for my M113 V8 (C55 AMG) with the five speed transmission (722), all transmission fluid level checks are done with the engine running and the tranny fluid at proper operating...
05-13-2017, 12:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,798
Posted By Tump43

This was the same for me as well. Replaced the...

This was the same for me as well. Replaced the thermo on my C55 to get it a click under 85c.
05-11-2017, 09:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,151
Posted By Tump43

That is correct. Some w212's had bad auxiliary...

That is correct. Some w212's had bad auxiliary batteries (mostly early 2014's). Mine was just replaced under warranty and all the eco/nanny electronics work just fine. Before that I used to charge...
04-16-2017, 10:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 569
Posted By Tump43

That is the coolant overflow reservoir. It is...

That is the coolant overflow reservoir. It is unrelated to the air-conditioning, but its contents are pressurized. Perhaps it has a small hole/crack.
04-09-2017, 08:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,875
Posted By Tump43

I bought these and love them. All stainless...

I bought these and love them. All stainless steel. Followed the advice in this tread and used a high temperature epoxy in all four corners to supplement the supplied 3m tape. Survived snow, ice,...
Forum: Parting Out
04-08-2017, 08:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,812
Posted By Tump43

How much for all four door cards?

How much for all four door cards?
04-08-2017, 04:37 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 23,625
Posted By Tump43

I purchased the 2014 E350 GDI tune from...

I purchased the 2014 E350 GDI tune from "OETuning" for my 2014 E350. OE lists a 23 ft/lb increase in torque and a 23 hp increase after the tune: http://www.oetuning.com/products/mer...z-e350-3-5-gdi...
04-07-2017, 09:35 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 13,993
Posted By Tump43

I have a triple black 14 E350 sport, love it, but...

I have a triple black 14 E350 sport, love it, but agree with the general misery of keeping it clean. My solution was to join a local handwash (Splash) on a monthly basis with unlimited washes...
04-07-2017, 09:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,317
Posted By Tump43

Triple black, 2014 E350 Sport. Bought with 17K....

Triple black, 2014 E350 Sport. Bought with 17K. Has 36K now.
03-29-2017, 10:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 744
Posted By Tump43

I agree with all of the above posts and have...

I agree with all of the above posts and have experienced this myself, selling my modded C55 AMG and C43 AMG. I enjoyed the mod's for years, paid a ton for them, but they only made my cars harder to...
03-26-2017, 07:49 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,921
Posted By Tump43

p43 price and detailed pic's if you have them....

p43 price and detailed pic's if you have them. Thanks.
03-17-2017, 03:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By Tump43

You can also search junk yards at...

You can also search junk yards at www.Car-Part.com for the whole part, working or not -- get one from a low mileage vehicle -- remove the mounting bracket from the second hand part and fix your part....
03-07-2017, 08:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 407
Posted By Tump43

Mine is 8/13

Mine is 8/13
Forum: Parting Out
03-04-2017, 02:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,717
Posted By Tump43

What do you want for the calipers and rotors? Is...

What do you want for the calipers and rotors? Is the front right caliper and rotor ok? Looks like that was where the car was hit. PM or email if you like.
03-04-2017, 01:22 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,470
Posted By Tump43

I have the sedan but did the same thing. I lined...

I have the sedan but did the same thing. I lined the bottom of the trunk, under the spare tire with dynamat. This quieted the inside of the car significantly. I also read that another member,...
02-28-2017, 09:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 884
Posted By Tump43

If you still have them and really want to sell...

If you still have them and really want to sell them I'll give you $100 for the mats only. I only need the rears, but wouldn't match unless I get all four of yours.
02-28-2017, 10:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By Tump43

The dealer probably just updated the software. ...

The dealer probably just updated the software. It happens.
02-08-2017, 02:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,249
Posted By Tump43

As discussed on this board at length, any...

As discussed on this board at length, any modification that the dealer finds to have caused, added to or even 'possibly' caused the problem you seek to have repaired will void that warranty repair. ...
02-08-2017, 11:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,249
Posted By Tump43

OE Tune is great for the E350

I hear you and did the same research. All I found was tuning. So I purchased a tune from "OETuning" for my 2014 E350. Check out their claims of a 23 ft/lb increase in torque and a 23 hp increase...
02-05-2017, 08:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 780
Posted By Tump43

Same thing here. My 2014 E350 starts in 1st gear...

Same thing here. My 2014 E350 starts in 1st gear and often displays "D7" on the highway.
02-05-2017, 08:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,782
Posted By Tump43

Happened to one of my center caps. Dealer...

Happened to one of my center caps. Dealer replaced it under warranty. Said it was likely caused by a car wash. I only hand wash though.
02-04-2017, 07:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 884
Posted By Tump43

Pictures? Color?

Pictures? Color?
02-04-2017, 07:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 519
Posted By Tump43

Pictures? Color?

Pictures? Color?
02-02-2017, 03:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,612
Posted By Tump43

Mat, I'm in Millwood/Chappaqua -- 15 minutes...

Mat,
I'm in Millwood/Chappaqua -- 15 minutes north of White Plains, 1 hr north of NYC. You?
Marc
02-01-2017, 05:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,612
Posted By Tump43

Beautiful wagon! Welcome to the forum. For the...

Beautiful wagon! Welcome to the forum. For the 350's there is very little offered in way of modification. I look forward to seeing what you find. So far for me I purchased the "OE Tuning" tune for...
01-31-2017, 05:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 320
Posted By Tump43

On my W212, '14 E350, I can search for artist...

On my W212, '14 E350, I can search for artist name, album name or song name and get the song I want pretty quickly. Same thing for me, 550 albums on my 160gb iPod. Searching, however, still...
01-22-2017, 12:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,063
Posted By Tump43

I definitely agree. I have the adaptive lighting...

I definitely agree. I have the adaptive lighting package and love it. Automatic high/low and even in-between adjustments is much more convenient here in the suburbs. Those LED lights themselves are...
01-19-2017, 03:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 819
Posted By Tump43

BeejAMG is correct. I bought Centric high carbon...

BeejAMG is correct. I bought Centric high carbon cross-drilled front rotors, R1 high carbon cross-drilled rear rotors and Centric ceramic pads (from links found in this forum) for all four corners...
01-14-2017, 04:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,875
Posted By Tump43

Thanks for checking those tips out. I saw them...

Thanks for checking those tips out. I saw them and was wondering about them as well. keep us posted.
01-12-2017, 04:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 803
Posted By Tump43

Just a guess, but it seems like that pipe...

Just a guess, but it seems like that pipe connects the supplementary air pump on top of the engine to the exhaust manifold. If that's it, it is only there for emissions purposes and has no effect on...
01-11-2017, 11:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,584
Posted By Tump43

Haven't made any progress yet. Found the Star...

Haven't made any progress yet. Found the Star Tech guy, but between my and his schedule have not yet hooked up. The next steps for me are to have the car star coded for the seats, then have the air...
01-03-2017, 11:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,657
Posted By Tump43

Thanks for the excellent DIY. To purge air...

Thanks for the excellent DIY. To purge air bubbles from the coolant after a change, , just let the engine idle for about 2-5 minutes with the overflow tank cap off and all the bubbles will...
12-27-2016, 11:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 526
Posted By Tump43

Gorgeous car!! I always like white on the E350,...

Gorgeous car!! I always like white on the E350, the tint just makes it better.
12-23-2016, 03:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 543
Posted By Tump43

Absolutely agree!! This subject is well covered...

Absolutely agree!! This subject is well covered in the AMG forums. Air filter upgrades do very little but offer marginally better filtration, fewer replacements and perhaps more noise with no other...
12-23-2016, 01:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,248
Posted By Tump43

Me too. Haven't received an email from MB yet. ...

Me too. Haven't received an email from MB yet. We will see.
12-18-2016, 01:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 533
Posted By Tump43

You know, I changed the cabin filter on my '14...

You know, I changed the cabin filter on my '14 E350 and it wasn't that hard. About 20 min. I did have to get on my back, but it wasn't that bad. The one on my wife's Volvo was infinitely worse.
12-18-2016, 12:53 PM
12-16-2016, 05:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 570
Posted By Tump43

Hi, PM me the offset front and rear. These...

Hi,

PM me the offset front and rear. These seem to be what I'm looking for. How far are you from the Tappen Zee bridge -- I'm in Westchester and could meet you to pick them up.

Marc
12-11-2016, 11:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 444
Posted By Tump43

I agree. Not sure if it applies to you, but I...

I agree. Not sure if it applies to you, but I took the resonator off my '99 C43 AMG (V8) and regretted it. It droned all the time and ruined the classy appeal of an MB sleeper. Sound wasn't that...
12-09-2016, 10:43 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,701
Posted By Tump43

I could use the black leather door cards with...

I could use the black leather door cards with black ash trim, if complete and would fit my 2014 E350 4matic -- pm or email me a price.
12-05-2016, 06:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,726
Posted By Tump43

You definitely do not need to buy new TPMSensors....

You definitely do not need to buy new TPMSensors. They are not and cannot be coded to the wheel, they use a specific frequency that MB's use. So, as long as they work with your car, they will work...
11-17-2016, 09:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Posted By Tump43

Well thank you! I did not know this stuff.

Well thank you! I did not know this stuff.
11-15-2016, 03:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,497
Posted By Tump43

Have these on my E350 and love them. Very quiet,...

Have these on my E350 and love them. Very quiet, comfortable and reasonably sticky.
11-13-2016, 02:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,026
Posted By Tump43

Just in case you didn't notice. The listed car...

Just in case you didn't notice. The listed car has MB-Tex seats not leather.
11-10-2016, 09:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,280
Posted By Tump43

Installed mine. It fits and looks great on my...

Installed mine. It fits and looks great on my '14 w212 4matic sedan.
11-10-2016, 09:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,301
Posted By Tump43

Interested in the aluminum paddle shift levers....

Interested in the aluminum paddle shift levers. Please send me an email or PM.
11-10-2016, 09:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 625
Posted By Tump43

Interested in the handheld tuner thing. Send me...

Interested in the handheld tuner thing. Send me a picture by email or pm.
11-08-2016, 06:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 854
Posted By Tump43

My understanding is that most cops will get you...

My understanding is that most cops will get you from the front if they are using laser; that it is extremely unlikely that they will try to get you from the rear with laser. So, rear laser is not...
11-04-2016, 03:36 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 11,184
Posted By Tump43

I agree. I drove around a 2017 E300 loaner...

I agree. I drove around a 2017 E300 loaner yesterday while my E350 was at the dealers. Its power is fine for regular suburban driving if you don't care about performance much, but I am definitely...
11-01-2016, 03:48 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,079
Posted By Tump43

I go to the local hand wash once a week and wax...

I go to the local hand wash once a week and wax the Benz myself every month or so. Besides vacuuming and washing the windows, I do the interior myself with the right leather and vinyl products. The...
10-27-2016, 04:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,584
Posted By Tump43

Still looking for a tech with Star in the NYC...

Still looking for a tech with Star in the NYC area. Any leads? Any answers to any of my questions?

The Nappa leather is great. The bladders in both the passenger and drivers seat seem to be...
Forum: W212 AMG
10-15-2016, 03:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,359
Posted By Tump43

NY Tri State -- Central NJ

NY Tri State -- Central NJ
10-11-2016, 05:21 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,828
Posted By Tump43

Like many have said I keep my cars a long time --...

Like many have said I keep my cars a long time -- about 8 to 10 years. Generally I keep them until it is more expensive to fix them than to buy a new one, or I get bored of them.

I ran the C55...
10-09-2016, 02:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,506
Posted By Tump43

I don't think so. For me the biggest variable is...

I don't think so. For me the biggest variable is tire pressure (I went from 35 to 39 psi on 18" wheels w/ stock tire size) and driving style. I cut back on stop light acceleration and try to keep a...
10-05-2016, 10:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,506
Posted By Tump43

Yeah, in my 2014 E350 4matic I am averaging 18-19...

Yeah, in my 2014 E350 4matic I am averaging 18-19 mpg in hilly suburban driving and hit about 29 mpg on the highway for longer trips at 70-80 mph. I was disappointed with those averages given the...
10-02-2016, 09:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,163
Posted By Tump43

me too

me too
09-03-2016, 03:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,438
Posted By Tump43

I run my E350 w/ 18 inch rims at 38" psi at all...

I run my E350 w/ 18 inch rims at 38" psi at all four corners. Being an all wheel drive vehicle, the car just feels better to me with equal pressure in all tires . I used to run 35 psi, but the car...
09-03-2016, 03:45 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 27,755
Posted By Tump43

They are lowered already about 1 inch lower than...

They are lowered already about 1 inch lower than the classic (upright star/luxury) setup.
08-13-2016, 11:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,445
Posted By Tump43

I agree and think the same way. This is why I...

I agree and think the same way. This is why I went for the 14 E350 sport after two V8 AMG's. With a CPO'd E from an MB dealer you should be just fine. Only the purists will nit pick about a...
08-10-2016, 04:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,646
Posted By Tump43

Front Passenger Seat Position Sensor, Air Bag problem

Hi guys,

I searched here and google but did not find an answer to this question.

On my 2014 E350 Sport 4Matic, the "passenger air bag off" is always illuminated on the dash whether an adult is...
07-29-2016, 03:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 809
Posted By Tump43

I used ebay and searched junk/auto recycle yards...

I used ebay and searched junk/auto recycle yards with "www.car-part.com" as posted by another member of this board. Prices vary depending on shipping, condition, completeness and functions of the...
07-28-2016, 06:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,280
Posted By Tump43

$10 shipped to NY regular mail. PM me.

$10 shipped to NY regular mail. PM me.
07-28-2016, 09:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 809
Posted By Tump43

Door button seating will work fine. Seat heaters...

Door button seating will work fine. Seat heaters will work fine. Airbags should work fine without a light if installed correctly (w/batteries disconnected until done) and are in good shape. (From my...
07-25-2016, 05:17 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,308
Posted By Tump43

Black 2014 E350 4matic sport. Love it so far. ...

Black 2014 E350 4matic sport. Love it so far. Just right for me.
07-24-2016, 06:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 809
Posted By Tump43

I've done this and am in the process of getting...

I've done this and am in the process of getting everything to work. 2010 E63 to 2014 E350. Installed split folding rear seats without a hitch but since my car didn't have these, I didn't hook up the...
07-17-2016, 06:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,254
Posted By Tump43

True they are supposed to last 8-10 years. But,...

True they are supposed to last 8-10 years. But, like any battery, the more you use them the faster the wear. So, in the case, the more miles you drive (i.e. time the TPMS transmits) the faster the...
07-17-2016, 12:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,254
Posted By Tump43

All I can tell you about this is what happened to...

All I can tell you about this is what happened to me. I switched from stock wheels to IForged summer wheels with OE MB TPMS's installed and had the exact same problem -- "tire pressure monitoring...
07-17-2016, 11:57 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,354
Posted By Tump43

Like most others, I love it and use it all the...

Like most others, I love it and use it all the time. Very easy to use and very convenient in traffic. But for me, since my right ankle has been rebuilt a couple of times from motor cycle spills, this...
07-10-2016, 05:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 393
Posted By Tump43

Reboot the IPod. Happens to me every once in...

Reboot the IPod. Happens to me every once in while. Rebooting fixes it. Same set up. 550 albums with me in the car.
07-02-2016, 08:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,584
Posted By Tump43

Bump. Haven't yet found a NYC area tech...

Bump.

Haven't yet found a NYC area tech with Star. Is there anyway to turn SA codes on or off from engineering mode?

Anybody check my above pdf to see if I set the seat functions correctly...
06-17-2016, 10:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,064
Posted By Tump43

To jack the car up from the rear, put the jack...

To jack the car up from the rear, put the jack under the differential. Make sure to use a good thick piece of wood between the jack and differential. Once up, put the jack stands under the jack...
06-04-2016, 08:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 714
Posted By Tump43

That's a good find, thanks. But will it work on...

That's a good find, thanks. But will it work on the front license plate? I already have the back up camera, so I don't need it for rear obstacles. I find the distance between the front bumper and...
06-04-2016, 06:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,686
Posted By Tump43

Recently going from a C55 AMG to a 2014 E350, the...

Recently going from a C55 AMG to a 2014 E350, the E is not as fast or as nimble. But, in every day back road and highway driving it is infinitely more comfortable, much better insulated/optioned and...
05-22-2016, 04:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,566
Posted By Tump43

Wow, a trip down memory lane. Mine was a 1976...

Wow, a trip down memory lane. Mine was a 1976 bright yellow, rust ventilated Honda Civic hatch back. Don't recall the spec's, was just happy to have any car, even that one. Later 'upgraded' to...
05-18-2016, 08:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,628
Posted By Tump43

If you are interested in selling the TPMS sensors...

If you are interested in selling the TPMS sensors only, shoot me an email or pm.
[email protected]
Thanks
05-18-2016, 08:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 769
Posted By Tump43

If you are interested in selling the TPMS sensors...

If you are interested in selling the TPMS sensors only, shoot me an email or pm.
[email protected]
Thanks
05-18-2016, 08:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 917
Posted By Tump43

If you are interested in selling the TPMS sensors...

If you are interested in selling the TPMS sensors only, shoot me an email or pm.
[email protected]
Thanks
05-18-2016, 08:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 996
Posted By Tump43

If you are interested in selling the TPMS sensors...

If you are interested in selling the TPMS sensors only, shoot me an email or pm.
[email protected]
Thanks
05-18-2016, 08:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,322
Posted By Tump43

If you are interested in selling the TPMS sensors...

If you are interested in selling the TPMS sensors only, shoot me an email or pm.
[email protected]
Thanks
05-18-2016, 08:21 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,403
Posted By Tump43

I know this thread is old but, if you still have...

I know this thread is old but, if you still have the TPMS sensors shoot me an email. I want those only.
[email protected]
05-07-2016, 07:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,135
Posted By Tump43

I mainly do the same back road commuting you do...

I mainly do the same back road commuting you do but, with a lot of hills. I average 18.5 mpg in my 2014 E350 if I drive very conscientiously. Don't know if any thing is wrong with my car. The MB...
05-04-2016, 05:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,081
Posted By Tump43

Yeah, I have heard that about the electric pumps....

Yeah, I have heard that about the electric pumps. Mine has not worn out yet, but we will see. Do you know where to get an o-ring set for the Mityvac?
05-01-2016, 01:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 36,510
Posted By Tump43

I agree with Arrie, Tom and others that this is a...

I agree with Arrie, Tom and others that this is a DIY job. It really is not difficult and can be done with a jack, jackstands and regular home tools. It may take up to two hours if you have to...
05-01-2016, 01:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,081
Posted By Tump43

Hi Guys, I have the mityvac which I used on...

Hi Guys,

I have the mityvac which I used on my C55 AMG without issue for 10 years. But since the mityvac now needs new O rings, I change the oil on my 2014 E350 the same way Arrie does. The...
04-23-2016, 06:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,390
Posted By Tump43

Ok. I spoke to Mercedes itself and option 258 is...

Ok. I spoke to Mercedes itself and option 258 is "Collision Prevention Assist", not "Collision Prevention Assist Plus".

"Collision Prevention Assist" monitors obstacles in front of you when...
04-19-2016, 08:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 11,390
Posted By Tump43

Hi, my 2014 E350 lists the following on it...

Hi,

my 2014 E350 lists the following on it build sheet: "SA code: 258; Description: COLLIS.WARN. SYS. W/ ACTIVE BRAKE INTERV. FCW STOP"

Is that the "collision assist plus" system listed in the...
Forum: Parting Out
04-03-2016, 01:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,472
Posted By Tump43

Thanks for the pic's and GLWS. I need the later...

Thanks for the pic's and GLWS. I need the later style to match my 2010 E63 dynamic multicontour driver seat.
Forum: Parting Out
04-02-2016, 10:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,472
Posted By Tump43

Do you have the passenger side seat? Is it the...

Do you have the passenger side seat? Is it the black leather AMG seat? Is it the dynamic multi-contour seat? Pics?
03-23-2016, 04:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,584
Posted By Tump43

Some progress has been made. Through this forum...

Some progress has been made. Through this forum at https://mbworld.org/forums/glk-class-x204/600933-engineering-menu.html?highlight=engineering+mode I was able to enter "engineering mode" on the...
03-23-2016, 02:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 11,433
Posted By Tump43

Well to add to series of experiences, my 2014...

Well to add to series of experiences, my 2014 E350 Sport has been exceptionally quiet and rattle free over my short 2 month ownership. It is definitely a lot quieter than my previous C55 AMG, so much...
03-22-2016, 02:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 401
Posted By Tump43

Moving from the 203 to a 212

Guys,

I can't thank you all enough for the wonderful wit and technical know how I benefited from in this forum over the ten years I owned and modded my 2005 C55 AMG. Thank-You!

My C55 car aged...
03-19-2016, 07:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 870
Posted By Tump43

I'm in Westchester and can meet you in Brooklyn...

I'm in Westchester and can meet you in Brooklyn to swap air bag covers+ if your prior sale doesn't go through and it fits my 2014 E. I'm pretty sure it will.
03-19-2016, 04:46 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 96,885
Posted By Tump43

Chris, Amazing work and fantastic result....

Chris,
Amazing work and fantastic result. Kudos! I wonder if you know anything about what may be involved in retrofitting an active multi-contour dynamic driver's seat from an w212 E63 to a w212...
Forum: Parting Out
03-18-2016, 07:11 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 14,346
Posted By Tump43

Just purchased and received the hazard light,...

Just purchased and received the hazard light, seat heating and cooling, rear sun shade, rear head rest switch bank from AMG83 -- see picture.

The part was in perfect shape, worked just fine and...
03-18-2016, 07:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,584
Posted By Tump43

Ok, I had the front multi-contour, dynamic seat...

Ok, I had the front multi-contour, dynamic seat and new switch bank (w/ buttons to heat and cool the seats) installed today.

The new switches work just like the old ones and operate all functions...
03-18-2016, 06:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,376
Posted By Tump43

I have the sport model 2014 E350 and I believe...

I have the sport model 2014 E350 and I believe the suspension is a little lower and and little firmer on the sport model than the luxury model. I think the sport models are 1 inch lower -- set to or...
03-18-2016, 03:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 12,328
Posted By Tump43

I am on the same page as elevencircles. My car...

I am on the same page as elevencircles. My car was kept in perfect shape during my ownership and was all the more enjoyable for it. Besides, neither the warranty co. nor your mechanic, if at all...
03-17-2016, 06:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 12,328
Posted By Tump43

Jon, Well I purchased the C55 CPO w/ 12k miles,...

Jon,
Well I purchased the C55 CPO w/ 12k miles, under factory warranty and purchased a Mercury Extended Platinum (i.e. exclusion) warranty while I still had a year left on my CPO. That way the ExW...
03-17-2016, 05:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,376
Posted By Tump43

Good choice. I myself moved from a C55 AMG to a...

Good choice. I myself moved from a C55 AMG to a 2014 E350 and considered the same alternatives as you because of my 4 year old daughter, that I live in the north east and the E comes with 4 wheel...
03-17-2016, 05:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,584
Posted By Tump43

Retrofitting Dynamic Active Multi-Contour seat to a 2014 E350

Guys --

I've searched this forum and Goggle and have not found a DIY guide or any kind of a detailed discussion on how to retrofit a dynamic active multi-contour driver's seat to a 2014 E350...
03-15-2016, 05:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 12,328
Posted By Tump43

It also depends upon how long you keep the car...

It also depends upon how long you keep the car and how you drive it. I kept my C55 AMG for ten years and used my aftermarket warranty many times. It was definitely worth it to me -- the warranty...
02-26-2016, 03:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 676
Posted By Tump43

Interested. PM or email pic's of the pedals.

Interested. PM or email pic's of the pedals.
02-17-2016, 04:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,706
Posted By Tump43

You can set the distance warning sensitivity...

You can set the distance warning sensitivity level in the cluster menu from "normal" to "sensitive".
02-17-2016, 04:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,442
Posted By Tump43

I agree with the OP (congrats on your new car!)...

I agree with the OP (congrats on your new car!) and Steve, recently moved from a C55 AMG to an E350. In my fiftieth year with a 4 year old, the whole family prefers comfort and space to the go-go...
02-17-2016, 11:06 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 15,618
Posted By Tump43

Great thread, agree with all the pluses and...

Great thread, agree with all the pluses and minuses discussed above. However, the stock pins are unacceptable -- almost all of us agree on that. Like in my C55, I replaced these with the machined...
02-13-2016, 04:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,140
Posted By Tump43

Just so you all know, MidCity Engineering makes...

Just so you all know, MidCity Engineering makes an eco-off button for the affected MB's that reverses its operation so that you have to push the eco button to turn-on the eco function every time you...
02-12-2016, 11:45 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 18,213
Posted By Tump43

Thanks so much for your help and the information....

Thanks so much for your help and the information. Have a great weekend. Have already used your service bulletin list to get some warranty work done on my car: Replace my separated/delaminated...
02-12-2016, 10:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,019
Posted By Tump43

I drove my '05 C55 AMG until 167k miles. The...

I drove my '05 C55 AMG until 167k miles. The engine and tranny were just fine. But at that mileage, things like suspension bushings, water pump, a/c compressor, hoses, brake lines, egr valve, etc....
02-10-2016, 08:28 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 18,213
Posted By Tump43

Would love the build sheet and the VMI for my...

Would love the build sheet and the VMI for my 2014 E350 4Matic, VIN WDDHF8JB6EA883898 -- all ready have the Car Fax but my dealer won't give me a copy of the VMI.
02-09-2016, 10:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,105
Posted By Tump43

Don't know if this is your problem but, on my...

Don't know if this is your problem but, on my car, I attached a child observation mirror under the rear view mirror in such a way as to cover the photo sensitive "eye" on the back of the right hand...
02-03-2016, 10:48 PM
Replies: 398
Views: 226,651
Posted By Tump43

Great thread! Thanks for the info, just...

Great thread! Thanks for the info, just subscribed.

Could you let me know which service bulletins, campaigns and recalls affect my 2014 E350 4Matic? VIN WDDHF8JB6EA883898.

so far I only...
Forum: Parting Out
01-30-2016, 07:27 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 14,346
Posted By Tump43

How much for the front driver's seat? the rear...

How much for the front driver's seat? the rear seats? and the steering wheel? Please shoot me some pictures -- [email protected] I assume the passenger front seat is toast, but if not send me...
01-04-2016, 09:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,370
Posted By Tump43

Also check under the oil cooler ( the aluminum...

Also check under the oil cooler ( the aluminum ribbed rectangle, on top of the front of the engine attached to the left of the oil filter housing). On the C55 and mine in particular, the two O rings...
11-16-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 47,485
Posted By Tump43

Installed the New V5 LED city lights from AZN...

Installed the New V5 LED city lights from AZN Optics. They are fantastic! Much better than stock or the older LED version.

Do you have similar replacements LED bulbs for the under door puddle...
11-03-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 47,485
Posted By Tump43

Great. Thanks!

Great. Thanks!
11-03-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 47,485
Posted By Tump43

Just sent you $19.00 through paypal directly for...

Just sent you $19.00 through paypal directly for 1 set of 5000k LED city light wedges for my C55. I didn't order through your web site, just sent $ through paypal with a detailed note. Let me know...
10-19-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 468
Posted By Tump43

Yep. That's exactly what we have. The...

Yep. That's exactly what we have. The instructions on your referenced thread work just fine. Did it a few times myself.
07-14-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 815
Posted By Tump43

I've got a spare to sell. Shoot me an email.

I've got a spare to sell. Shoot me an email.
06-12-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 535
Posted By Tump43

I have the formymercedes solid machined aluminum...

I have the formymercedes solid machined aluminum door pins on my care. They are better made, solid aluminum and, in my humble opinion, look quite a bit better than OEM pins or anything with a logo...
06-03-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,130
Posted By Tump43

Oh, most Benz mechanics I've spoken to say the...

Oh, most Benz mechanics I've spoken to say the C55 should easily make 250k-300k without a problem if its properly maintained.
06-03-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,130
Posted By Tump43

I agree with Viper. My C55 has 156,000 miles on...

I agree with Viper. My C55 has 156,000 miles on it and I don't want to sell it until it becomes more expensive to maintain than a new car payment. Not even close yet -- but, I do a lot of my own...
05-18-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 590
Posted By Tump43

Batteries generally need to be replaced every 2-4...

Batteries generally need to be replaced every 2-4 years depending on the battery, mileage and use. Don't know about part numbers, but the VR has two spring loaded carbon fingers that ride against...
05-18-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 590
Posted By Tump43

Willis, there's only a couple of things that can...

Willis, there's only a couple of things that can do this -- total battary failure or total alternator failure -- barrring any kind break in the wiring harness, loose battery terminal leads, or short...
05-04-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,857
Posted By Tump43

Update on Problem -- Solved

Well guys thanks for your help. This is what happened. I removed the CLK Star Grill installed on my car without breaking anything. That grill clips (with nubs) into two small holes on the left and...
04-29-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,857
Posted By Tump43

Thanks Mulac, I'll have the dealer perform SCN...

Thanks Mulac, I'll have the dealer perform SCN coding via STAR to program the fan to the car.

The problem I have with the hood is that there is no room between the top of the drivers' side...
04-28-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 146,513
Posted By Tump43

Hey Guys, I have the same issue. My C55...

Hey Guys,
I have the same issue. My C55 radiator cooling fan does turn on when the car is over 80c or even 90c, and does not come on when the a/c is turned on. I did a lot of research on this...
04-28-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,857
Posted By Tump43

Hey Guys, I have the same issue. My C55...

Hey Guys,
I have the same issue. My C55 radiator cooling fan does turn on when the car is over 80c or even 90c, and does not come on when the a/c is turned on. I did a lot of research on this...
04-01-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,989
Posted By Tump43

Thank you very much for the description and...

Thank you very much for the description and visual aid to compare the C55 bumper to other W203 bumpers. This helped me immeasurably. The second hand part I found definitely will not fit. I will...
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