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12-02-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,437
Posted By 1guitar

New E 350 2019

BEST OF LUCK WITH IT!
11-19-2018, 07:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,967
Posted By 1guitar

Memory Button

Thatís a good question, Ií check it out as I never paid any attention to it butboff the cuff I would say yes.
10-28-2018, 03:54 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,027
Posted By 1guitar

THE DEALER

THE DEALER IS REALLY DOING THEIR BEST SO I CANNOT REALLY COMPLAIN ABOUT THEM. ITS THE SHEER STUPIDITY OF MB AND HOW THEY DEAL WITH SOFTWARE PROBLEMS THAT THEY NEVER HAD TO DEAL WITH BEFORE. THE...
05-24-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,565
Posted By 1guitar

Waiting for an unavailable option

Donít bother to wait for the S class screen just go ahead and order your E class. The true reason for the two options that are listed on the E class that are either delayed or of limited...
Forum: W213 AMG
05-23-2018, 11:15 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 14,488
Posted By 1guitar

Build Date

I ordered and got my build date which is the 3rd week of August with an estimated delivery date of the end of September. Many options removed for model year 2019 and many added as stand alone...
05-19-2018, 11:12 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 26,932
Posted By 1guitar

Forgot Run Flats

After years of driving MBís every time I get a new one I go right to the parts dept. and order a spare wheel and then get on the internet to order a spare tire from the tire rack.com and when they...
05-05-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 204
Posted By 1guitar

S450 Brake Fluid Volume

Anyone out there know what the total volume of the brake fluid is on the 2018 S450-4matic. Donít want to buy more than I need as it is very difficult to recycle used brake fluid where I live. ...
05-05-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 967
Posted By 1guitar

S450-4matic MPG

Iím getting 18 mpg in the city and 23 on the highway.
The difference between the S450 and the S560 is anout 1 mpg in the city and 3 pn the highway but youíll pay an extra $9-$10k gor tjose two extra...
Replies: 2
Views: 457
Posted By 1guitar

Stopping Harassing Messages

Can you please tell me how I can block a member
that sends me harassing messages to my account
in the Forums section. I am a retired former
physician that specialized in the mental health...
12-15-2017, 06:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,260
Posted By 1guitar

2018 S450-4Matic

Just bought a 2018 S450-4matic. Anyone out there own one and if so what do you think of it so far, the high points and the low points. Also, if you know any of the part numbers for the consumables...
07-27-2017, 09:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 826
Posted By 1guitar

Consistent Inconsistencies of the E300

With this piece of trash it isn't a matter of what doesn't work, it's of matter of what does work.
Mine has the following incongruities:
1) Iphone shuts off by itself while your navigating to your...
04-09-2017, 06:44 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 11,595
Posted By 1guitar

MB corporate motto, "Who Cares"

I've been driving MB's for about 25+ years and one thing I can tell you from experience, the last thing MB cares about is their customers. It doesn't matter if you bought a Maybach or a C class,...
03-01-2017, 06:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,698
Posted By 1guitar

A Spare Tire at the very least

I'd be willing to bet MB makes a donut for the E300 as certain countries require it. I would guess without taking my trunk apart there should be enough room for it to fit in the bottom of the trunk....
03-01-2017, 08:32 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,698
Posted By 1guitar

If your MB dealer is like most of them they won't...

If your MB dealer is like most of them they won't help you with the runflat tires, they'll just say, "oh well, that's what the car came with" and than they're out of it.
If money is an issue than...
03-01-2017, 08:24 AM
03-01-2017, 08:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,698
Posted By 1guitar

What if?

From an economically point of view what you say may sound/be correct and I won't argue the merits of it. One thing, what if your flat is a cut in the sidewall, all the goop in the world won't fix...
02-28-2017, 08:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,698
Posted By 1guitar

Runflat Tires and at no extra charge

More than likely your car will have Goodyear Sport Run flat tires and it definitely will not come with a spare tire, if you live in the USA than it absolutely will not have a spare tire.
One thing...
02-28-2017, 12:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,698
Posted By 1guitar

Turn your 2017 E300's ride into a ride like an S550

After owning a 2017 E300-4matic that felt like riding in a Ford F-150, I had finally had enough and after owning the. E300-4matic for a little over a month I spoke to my service manager and a rep...
02-23-2017, 05:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,869
Posted By 1guitar

Diesel Benz: You've got your members mixed up,...

Diesel Benz:
You've got your members mixed up, I(1guitar) didn't criticize you, or if I left a critique is must have been in regards to the MB new E, a good car but imo I don't think it's all that...
02-19-2017, 08:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,869
Posted By 1guitar

Seeing is believing!

I have attached a picture of the Command screen in the E class that shows the owners ability to turn off the auto e feature on the E class sedan.
02-17-2017, 07:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,869
Posted By 1guitar

First, your dealer needs to mod the car to do it....

First, your dealer needs to mod the car to do it. If your dealer says no than let me know and I can take pictures that shows the cars ability to do it and pictures don't lie. When was your car...
02-17-2017, 06:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,869
Posted By 1guitar

2017 E Class - mid year revamp

To all W213 owners who's car were built on or after 12/16. You may be unaware but MB it seems are finally starting to us customers and the little things that we complain about when the W213 first...
02-15-2017, 12:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 439
Posted By 1guitar

Standard 17" tire size & brand on Luxury Edition

Does anyone know what size and brand of tires come with the luxury 17" size wheels that come with the Luxury Edition, I do know they are run flat tires but that's all I've been able to find out. Any...
02-08-2017, 07:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,906
Posted By 1guitar

Nice S550

I picked up a 2014 CPO S550-4matic with just about the same equipment as your car with the exception of the paint, I think your Designo Mocha Black is one of the nicest MB colors out there. In any...
02-08-2017, 07:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,590
Posted By 1guitar

Caliper Bolts

I think you might want to double check your information on the "one time" usage of the caliper bolts. I have the MB factory repair instructions and it doesn't say anything to the affect that the...
01-29-2017, 06:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,784
Posted By 1guitar

Nice Deal

Great deal, enjoy it.
01-29-2017, 06:52 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 16,382
Posted By 1guitar

This guy gets it!

No Pete:
You're not an E class snob, you're just a buyer who realizes the value of what you pay for. Lastly, if your wife is happy with her purchase, in the end, that's truly what's important.
...
01-29-2017, 06:45 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,965
Posted By 1guitar

Oh I forgot,only you are entitiled to an opinion

I guess you snuck in the back door. :smash:
01-29-2017, 08:38 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,965
Posted By 1guitar

The little "E" Class that couldn't!

Hello Fellow MB Enthusiasts:
I enjoyed my 2017 E300-4matic for the whole 2 months I owned it. The car was well equipped, Pkg. 1, heated seats, heated steering wheel and some other goodies. The car...
01-24-2017, 08:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,758
Posted By 1guitar

I bought a 2014 S550 CPO MB and the car was sold...

I bought a 2014 S550 CPO MB and the car was sold to me and I was told the car comes with a 3 month complimentary MBtrace which gives you the ability to download Google map directions directly to your...
01-24-2017, 07:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 532
Posted By 1guitar

Same Situation

I just bought a CPO S550 and once you drive it off the lot they don't care if you run it into a telephone pole. MB is a company like any other and they couldn't care less that you bought one of...
01-24-2017, 07:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 787
Posted By 1guitar

Colleen Riley Who?

I've never heard of this woman, probably because I'm in my early 60's but if you think she's good, lend an ear to Stevie Knicks of Fleetwood Mack or Christine McVie, again, from Fleetwood Mack. You...
01-24-2017, 07:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 787
Posted By 1guitar

The CTEK

I've been using the CTEK model which I've had for the past 10+ years and it works fine and it's $50 less when I bought it. Even if you're not going to drive your car for 4+ days hook up the trickle...
01-24-2017, 07:30 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 18,960
Posted By 1guitar

Control Everything!

I have a 2014 S550 and I have the "R" button which controls the passengers seat heater. Heaven forbid the driver would have to tell the passenger what the button on their door with the 3 dots...
01-24-2017, 07:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,758
Posted By 1guitar

Mbrace, doesn't work plus you get your wallet torn off!

I recently purchased an S550 - 4matic with 17,000 miles on it. Well, when you buy the flagship of the company's lineup and pay a pretty penny for it
I don't think it's too much to expect everything...
01-14-2017, 01:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,784
Posted By 1guitar

MB's in NC

I have relatives that live in Cary, NC and for some reason the deals on the S class cars down there are terrible. I live in NJ and just priced out and ordered a 2017 S5504matic, the msrp was...
01-09-2017, 09:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,593
Posted By 1guitar

Well Put!

China is not Japan. Or for those that missed that all important first line, CHINA IS NOT JAPAN!
EVERY INFERIOR PRODUCT MADE ON THIS PLANET IS MADE IN ONE PLACE AND ONE PLACE ONLY, CHINA! ANYONE WHO...
01-06-2017, 06:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,593
Posted By 1guitar

Geniuses, it's all in the numbers

Your statement is only partially correct. Since China has a population of 1,375,000,000 than by default 30% of a roomful of garbage men will also be Chinese so your statement while true doesn't mean...
01-05-2017, 07:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,593
Posted By 1guitar

4matic made in Graz, NOT!

If you are talking about the transmission, it is not made in Graz, if you are talking about the physical parts that make up the 4matic system than you might be right, so, are you referring to the...
01-05-2017, 07:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,593
Posted By 1guitar

Not Made in Graz

I have a W213 4matic and there is no "X" in the VIN number. I know for a fact that the 9 speed transmission is made in Germany by ZF.
01-05-2017, 07:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,593
Posted By 1guitar

VID is a mistake, it should be VIN

VIN stands for Vehicle Identification Number, I believe the first three or four letters denote the country of manufacture. If your VIN starts with: WDDZ your car is made in Germany. Does it make a...
12-29-2016, 08:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 806
Posted By 1guitar

Offset

Thanks for the information, would you know what the offset of the factory wheels are. Thanks again.
12-26-2016, 06:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 806
Posted By 1guitar

W213 Luxury Edition 18" Wheels

Does anyone out there know what the factory specs are for the 18" version of the wheels that are an option for $500 on the 2017 E3004matic, ie; wheel width, et:?, etc. Also if anyone has 18" factory...
12-15-2016, 08:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 492
Posted By 1guitar

You need to take another look at the MB web-site...

You need to take another look at the MB web-site and go into the "Build" for the E class. The rear window shade comes with Package 2 not Package 1. I wish you were right but unfortunately not.
12-15-2016, 07:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 492
Posted By 1guitar

What Tire Pressure Sensors, 2017 E3004matic

I've had my 2017 E3004matic for about a week now and this car has so much in the way of technology it will take me about another month before I feel totally comfortable in terms of operating all the...
12-12-2016, 08:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,642
Posted By 1guitar

You live in FL

You can't compare the results you get with that of someone in RI. The winters in RI are usually rainy and overcast and when it's over cast the cloud layer blocks the satellite signal which blocks...
12-12-2016, 08:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 635
Posted By 1guitar

Mercedes Me

I've had my E300W4 for about a month now and I notice that the "Mercedes Me" is very spotty. Sometimes it works but most times it doesn't. I am guessing it's the weather as the signals are...
12-12-2016, 08:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 454
Posted By 1guitar

Parts Costs

I see you're in Europe so I have no idea what it's like there but here in the USA where the bulk of the MB cars are sold parts prices change. IE; my last car was a 2010 E350 RWD, I bought the car in...
12-09-2016, 07:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 454
Posted By 1guitar

Bosch Plugs

My question is obvious, don't buy them unless the seller will guarantee they will take them back if they don't fit. If you've seen these plugs for the 274.920 engine which is the engine in the E300...
12-09-2016, 05:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 454
Posted By 1guitar

2017 E300W4 Part Number

For those that are DIY'ers the following are MB Part Numbers for some maintenance items:

1) Fine Particle interior filter (the interior filter is comprised of two filters a fine particle filter...
12-07-2016, 08:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 339
Posted By 1guitar

2017 E300W4 Spark Plug Type

Any of you folks out there know what brand and model type the W213 type spark plug type the engine takes? I've got access to loads of different types of plugs for free but of course the dealer's...
12-06-2016, 06:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,713
Posted By 1guitar

I just noticed it's on page 347 in the ON-LINE...

I just noticed it's on page 347 in the ON-LINE owners manual, well I shall now go in search of that as I only knew of the paper owners manual but I will look for the on-line manual. Thanks
12-06-2016, 06:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,713
Posted By 1guitar

Oil Specs for the E300 MB in the owners manual

To MB FAN:
What page is it on, my 2017 E300 MB manual doesn't show it.
12-04-2016, 07:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,713
Posted By 1guitar

Oils Specs in Owbers Manual

Could you please tell me where (about what page is this info on?) in the Owners Manual this info can be found on? Thanks.
12-04-2016, 07:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,713
Posted By 1guitar

No Dipstick!

Same situation with the Audi A8L.
12-01-2016, 07:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,939
Posted By 1guitar

2017 E300W4 w/o Air Body Control

Just took delivery today of my 2017 E300W4 without the Air Body Control.
I told my dealer that I didn't want that option as imo it's a waste of a lot of money. Also, I had a 2006 E550 that had a...
12-01-2016, 07:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,713
Posted By 1guitar

Joe, thanks buddy.

Joe, thanks buddy.
12-01-2016, 06:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,713
Posted By 1guitar

My 2017 E300 Doesn't Use Oil!

I just got my new E300 2017 today and naturally I have been reading over thee Owners Manual in search of some things I consider important, like how much oil does the car hold and what weight the oil...
11-29-2016, 06:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 510
Posted By 1guitar

32GB is the largest you can use in the cars that...

32GB is the largest you can use in the cars that use ScanDisk drives and don't forget to format before you start storing your data on it.
11-29-2016, 04:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 745
Posted By 1guitar

Tire Size and Brand

This week I bought a 2017 E300W4 Luxury model. I wanted to buy an extra spare tire as virtually no cars these days come with spare tires, which is fine but at my age a spare tire is a must unless...
11-29-2016, 08:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 343
Posted By 1guitar

Brand New O.E. Rear Brake Pads for Luxury W212

For Sale:
Brand new rear O.E. (MB Brand) rear brake pads for a W212 Luxury model 2010+ E350. Also included are the rear parking brakes and parking brake hardware as well as the rebuild kit for the...
02-08-2016, 09:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 339
Posted By 1guitar

W212 17" New Factory Wheel & Tire

For $125 plus UPS Ground shipping you can have a real spare tire and wheel. This is the spare tire and wheel that I kept in the trunk of my 2010 W212 Luxury model E350 that I recently traded in. ...
01-26-2016, 06:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 322
Posted By 1guitar

2010 E350 Luxury wheel(17") & New Tire

A wheel steal! I have one Michelin Primacy X 245/245 x 17 that is a brand new tire and is mounted on a factory original 2010 E350 Luxury 17" wheel.
I always carried it in my trunk as a "real"...
01-18-2016, 07:22 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,983
Posted By 1guitar

?

?
12-27-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,050
Posted By 1guitar

What is and what should never be!

My friend you've hit the nail on the head but the author lives in CA, so could you really expect more.
10-30-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 13,163
Posted By 1guitar

Hyperactive 6 year old on the loose again!

Fellow members, if you'd like to treat yourself to a good laugh just follow this guy, he's had over 15,000 posts on this web-site which obviously shows that he has no life, this is his life. Just...
10-30-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,718
Posted By 1guitar

Navigation Screen

It's hard to tell from your pictures but I now know for a fact that the navigation screen will be built-into the dashboard unlike the current C class or some of the spy shots I have seen previously. ...
10-29-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 13,163
Posted By 1guitar

Exclamation The Sickest of the Sick!

You really should see a Dr., you're obviously a sociopath who has no life except the one you think you have hear. One thing is clear imo, your mentally unstable beyond argument.
10-28-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 129,458
Posted By 1guitar

What weight oil, what brand, etc, it really makes little difference

Having rebuilt engines and done just about everything one can do to an engine besides blow it up the man who wrote all these "must do's" and "should not do's" etc., when it comes to MB engines...
10-28-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,718
Posted By 1guitar

How right you are!

It's a C class on steroids, hence the extra 3 or 4 inches.
10-28-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 13,163
Posted By 1guitar

Can anyone remember when car models used to look different?

MB has finally pushed economies of scale to the limit, why bother to have different body styles for different models, just build one basic body style and claim they're different by making them bigger...
10-27-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 810
Posted By 1guitar

2017 W213, Buckle Up and Hang On Tight

In March as I have mentioned on this web-site before the Dealers Ordering Guide will be out for the 2017 W213 with the standard 4 cyl. turbo charged engine and having driven the C300 that has the...
10-11-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 16,382
Posted By 1guitar

The 2017 E Class - News Flash

Boxster:You are far more astute than the average person on this site. In any case I am ordering a 2017 E class for delivery in June. On Friday my dealer called to break the bad news. First the...
10-09-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 16,382
Posted By 1guitar

No Comparison

I'm not comparing the E class to the GLA class, what I am saying is that there a lot of other cars that are just as good and better for the same cost as the GLE and if you research it you will see...
09-25-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,090
Posted By 1guitar

E Class Battery

Odyssey battery, model PC1220. The best battery money can buy and at $322 it isn't cheap but my last one lasted for 6 years. Hope this helps.
09-25-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,435
Posted By 1guitar

2016 E250 4matic

I am about to trade my 2010 E350 for a 2016 E250 4Matic. Never having owned a diesel, what are your thoughts about driving a diesel powered MB, would you buy one again. Would you buy a 2016 E class...
08-27-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 63,736
Posted By 1guitar

Tranny Oil Change @ 40K

40k miles and make sure the magnet in the tranny fluid pan is REPLACED, not just cleaned.
07-27-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 31,437
Posted By 1guitar

I live in Monmouth County between Rumson and...

I live in Monmouth County between Rumson and Holmdel and there are loads of them here, the car parked next to mine in the garage is a 2014 E550 4Matic. I see no sense in spending the extra money on...
07-26-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 31,437
Posted By 1guitar

W212 E550 Rare?

Perhaps it depends on where you live. I live in NJ and I see at least a dozen E550 4matics a day, so while it isn't your run of the mill daily driver I wouldn't call it rare. One thing you can...
07-19-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,140
Posted By 1guitar

Moron of the Month Remark!

You live in NC, what head?:smash:
07-18-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,140
Posted By 1guitar

While the illegal aliens are busy robbing your house!

Who cares?


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07-01-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 923
Posted By 1guitar

English 201

Easy solution: Don't read it :)
06-30-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 923
Posted By 1guitar

Replaced front brake pads on 2010 E350

Before I get into the nuts and bolts of the job, please take note; the W212 can come with anyone of three different types of brake setups, so I will be writing about my experience with what MB calls...
06-29-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,277
Posted By 1guitar

Cause of Problem

Probably poor casting.
06-29-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,277
Posted By 1guitar

Engine Failure of a 50k mile E Class

Send it packing, especially now that the MB dealers are giving very good discounts on every model in the inventory as MB's aren't exactly selling like hotcakes. Good luck.
06-26-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 12,251
Posted By 1guitar

The Easy Solution for Coolant Recycling

I see you live somewhere in the Chicago area, and you're saying there are no places for you to recycle your coolant. Here are two answers, first take them coolant to any marina, they use tons of the...
06-26-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 12,251
Posted By 1guitar

What you say is partly correct, it can be...

What you say is partly correct, it can be dangerous if you're dumb enough to leave it laying around where a child or pet can get to it, of course it's very easy to recycle it and that's what should...
06-26-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 12,251
Posted By 1guitar

English 101

This isn't English class but if you would like, feel free to rewrite it for publication. For all the rest of you out there, if you don't understand what I've written, just take your car to the...
06-26-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 12,251
Posted By 1guitar

When to Change Coolant, Whenever You Want

These cars aren't that expensive to maintain if you can do the work yourself. As for waiting 15 years or 150,00 miles to change the coolant, I see no problem to do everything on the exact schedule...
06-23-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 12,251
Posted By 1guitar

Changing the Coolant on Your W212

Just finished changing the coolant in my 2010 E350 and it's about the easiest job you can do. The dealer gave me a quote of about $325, my total cost with some sweat equity of about 1 1/2 hours and...
06-20-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,828
Posted By 1guitar

Just for the Record

The E and CLS class cars share the same chasis. I think the person mentioning the increased "road noise" is correct in his assumption. I've owned both cars and I didn't like the fact that the CLS...
05-17-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,865
Posted By 1guitar

Ordering a W213 (2017 E Class)

While waiting for my MB dealer to change my oil & filter last week I asked him when the 2017 E class will be out etc., he told me MB told him the dealers ordering guide will be out in March 2016 and...
05-09-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,199
Posted By 1guitar

No Dashboard changes

The buttons on the 2016 E class remain unchanged on all the versions. Perhaps you were looking at the dashboard of the W213 that comes out as the 2017 E class.
05-04-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 16,382
Posted By 1guitar

Mentality, or lack of?

Maybe you'll change your mind by the time you're 25.
04-30-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,066
Posted By 1guitar

Consider yourself screwed

Firstly, this guy isn't even a legal MB dealer so the only thing he can legitimately order is an order of fish and chips and a pint. With no offense meant, why would you go to any dealer that isn't...
04-27-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 28,166
Posted By 1guitar

"C" Clamps

Just one small correction to your replacement of the cabin air filter. The small "C" clamps located on the sides of the cabin air filter are not replaced after you put in the new filter. MB only...
04-17-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,119
Posted By 1guitar

AMG Discount

Yes, you can expect a discount on an AMG of about 6%. If you're interested you can call him, his name is Scott Coleman and he is the owner of the dealership, his telephone number is 1-732-842-5353,...
04-16-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,119
Posted By 1guitar

Tiny Discount?

Well good luck with your new steed when you get it. I am absolutely baffled that you mentioned that this is your 3rd car from the same dealer and they gave you a tiny discount. I live in the USA in...
04-14-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 12,154
Posted By 1guitar

Video Interface for W212 E class cars

In case any of you are interested in this unit read their web-site carefully as in one small spot in their ad for this product it doesn't work on 2010 E class W212's, only for models from model year...
04-14-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,564
Posted By 1guitar

Bring us your ignorant, your stupid and everybody else!

"It's borderline sinful to be comparing a well-R&D'd and engineered Mercedes-Benz to a Kia/Hyundai/Honda/whatever...."

And here for all of you boys and girls at altitudes where there is actual...
04-14-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,564
Posted By 1guitar

Point Missed

My friend I think you're missing the point here, is the "juice worth the squeeze"? The car you are driving that you speak so glowingly about is about 20% more than a comparably equipped Toyota,...
04-08-2015, 12:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,057
Posted By 1guitar

Serpentine Belt Change on E350, 2010

Just changed out my E's belt, simple as pie. Just don't drop anything down into the engine compartment as in order to get it back you need to remove the plastic panels that cover the lower engine...
04-07-2015, 11:48 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,735
Posted By 1guitar

New W222 or wait for new E class?

Over the last 20+ years I've been driving S class cars, back in 2010 I wanted to try the new E class since I'm usually the only one in the car. I've had my E class for 5 years now and it's more fun...
04-03-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 16,382
Posted By 1guitar

And where in CA do you live?

Hey Dude:
You sound like you were oxygen starved on the way out. You might want to learn by speaking English DUDE!
04-03-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 16,382
Posted By 1guitar

Not True

The GLA is just a piece of overpriced junk, there are numerous cars out there to be had for less money that provide a better ride, better acceleration and safety and all for less money, just because...
04-02-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 626
Posted By 1guitar

I'm 6' tall and I have the same complaint. ...

I'm 6' tall and I have the same complaint. There's no way around the fact that what you say is correct.
Guitar1
04-01-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,948
Posted By 1guitar

Aftermarket Parts

You asked about any possible warranty issues as respects using after market parts in your MB E class. That's an easy one, MB has only one viewpoint regarding the use of non-MB parts and your...
03-31-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 16,382
Posted By 1guitar

Assumption #1, wrong!

Frankly, in this case, you're wrong. Go drive one and than you can say that.
03-29-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 16,382
Posted By 1guitar

If You're Thinking About Buying One, DON'T!

I took my E class in for service and they gave me one of these pieces of tin as a loaner. This car is beyond argument the worst automobile I've ever driven, it's loud and noisy as hell, to say...
03-24-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,445
Posted By 1guitar

My Dealer

Being a fellow MB owner and driver for the past 20+ years, you owe yourself at least one call to Scott Coleman, he is the OWNER of Contemporary Motors in Little Silver, NJ and his number is...
03-23-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,689
Posted By 1guitar

4Matic

Don't tell anybody else this but 4Matic is pretty much useless anywhere you live. The 4Matic people will argue that 4 wheel drive is better than 2 wheel, that might be true in a truck but all MB are...
03-22-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,718
Posted By 1guitar

Your point is well taken and I do in fact agree...

Your point is well taken and I do in fact agree with you, but you're dealing with MB. I've been driving their so-called luxury cars for 20+ years and don't for one minute kid yourself they will give...
03-22-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,445
Posted By 1guitar

The Devil is in the Details!

My dealer told me he would give me 9% off list and I'm sure I could get another 1%, but, as the title of my post says so clearly, ok now that we've all gotten such great deals nobody ever talks about...
03-17-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 27,953
Posted By 1guitar

Anti-Freeze change Period

I have W212 2010 E350 sedan 3.5 liter engine and in my manual the recommend interval between anti-freeze changes is 5 years with a reminder to mix the MB brand anti-freeze with 50% distilled water...
03-13-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,282
Posted By 1guitar

Reclaimed materials in the MB batteries

MB is not unlike any other company, they're never going to warranty anything they know probably won't last as long as the warranty itself, also the MB dealer if they're honest, will tell you that MB...
03-11-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,282
Posted By 1guitar

Group 48 or 49

If you have the 3.5 liter engine it calls for a Group 48, if you have the 5.5 liter engine than it calls for a Group 49. The battery tray will hold either size battery but the Group 48 is the...
03-11-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,282
Posted By 1guitar

W212

The W212 takes a Group 48 battery.
03-11-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,282
Posted By 1guitar

Oddessey Battery

I didn't weigh it so I don't know if it's lighter or heavier than the oem battery. One thing that is noticeable is that the car clearly starts with no hesitation versus the oem battery, comparing it...
03-11-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,282
Posted By 1guitar

Battery Swap

The secondary battery stays in place (just as as FYI, it's a battery that provides power to the gear shift selector stalk and there's no need to remove it unless it's kaput). All you need do is to...
03-10-2015, 10:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,282
Posted By 1guitar

For Sure!

live Oak:
As with everything in life, Nothing is for sure, but after much research into how the Oddessey battery is built as well as the components used, ie; actual virgin lead that isn't recycled...
03-10-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,282
Posted By 1guitar

Best Battery for W212 Series

I Have a 2010 E350 and the factory battery was spent, after much research I decided to change the battery myself, a very easy job indeed. Nothing good is cheap, a lesson most all of us know. I went...
03-09-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 766
Posted By 1guitar

Lemon Law?

Most States in the USA have "Lemon Laws", my state's lemon law says that if you've taken your car back to the dealer at least 3 times for the same problem and the car is still under its' original...
03-09-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,564
Posted By 1guitar

Exclamation The truth, at last!

How right you are my friend, MB has gone from a luxury nameplate to an "everymans" car. With the 2 exceptions of the "E" and "S" class cars MB really doesn't make an outstanding car that is heads...
03-07-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,641
Posted By 1guitar

W212 Command Navigation

I have a 2010 E350 sedan and in 2013 I wasted $250 on an update disc for the navigation system. I must say MB is consistent, their navigation systems are awful, I have literally given up using the...
03-07-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 766
Posted By 1guitar

I Would be surprised to hear your problem is...

I Would be surprised to hear your problem is suspension related. You are saying that as soon as you add power you hear a sound that to my ears (of course never having heard it) is akin to a thumping...
02-16-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,300
Posted By 1guitar

For Sale

I don't know where you are located but if you want a truly great 2010 E350 that's loaded I'll sell you mine for $30,000 USD. I have a creme puff that just turned 24,000 miles and has been serviced...
02-15-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,377
Posted By 1guitar

The 3.5 litre engine, a known problem!

This morning when I started my W212 E350, 2010 the engine fan came on immediately, the outside air temp. was 15 degrees. After driving for about 1/2 hour the engine fan was still running, so when I...
02-14-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,855
Posted By 1guitar

Rotten in Denmark

Used car dealer and the word "legitimate " are never used in the same sentence.
Let it pass as I can smell the problem from here.
02-07-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,407
Posted By 1guitar

I have a 2010 E350 with 24,000 miles on it in...

I have a 2010 E350 with 24,000 miles on it in perfect condition and I need to sell it quick as I'm being transferred. The car is loaded, P1, P2, heated steering wheel, real spare tire and up to date...
02-02-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,273
Posted By 1guitar

You know that the TPS sensors work on different...

You know that the TPS sensors work on different frequencies, did you mention that one of them was replaced, perhaps that is the wrench in the works. I believe the factory's TPS's work on frequency...
02-01-2015, 11:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,489
Posted By 1guitar

Warranty

The car is a 2014 so it comes with the balance of the original warranty, but that's not the point. My point is a simple one, a lemons a lemon no matter what the warranty is. After all, who wants to...
02-01-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,489
Posted By 1guitar

If you buy it, you'll wear it!

If you buy it, you'll wear it!
02-01-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,489
Posted By 1guitar

Too Good to be True!

If you buy it, you'll wear it!
02-01-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,489
Posted By 1guitar

Too Good to be True

After reading your email to the forum it did remind me of an "almost" purchase I made from my dealer I've been buying MB's from for the past 20+ years. In any case I saw a 2011 S600 on the floor...
02-01-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,800
Posted By 1guitar

Premium Fuel in Europe

I'm wondering where they even get premium gasoline to put into their MB's. I know in the UK there are many stations that don't even carry it once you get about 50+ miles away from London and some of...
01-31-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,800
Posted By 1guitar

The correct web-address is:...

The correct web-address is: http://www2.mercedes-benz.co.uk/
01-31-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,800
Posted By 1guitar

There's always the oil dipstick heater

The only bad part is with the parts and installation from MB it's about $400, chevy is putting it in their cars as an option for $75, at least MB is sticking to it's time tested philosophy, anyway to...
01-31-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,800
Posted By 1guitar

MB E Class Engine Block Heater

To my fellow snowballs that live in parts of the USA that are now well frozen I thought I'd share with you the fact that MB makes an engine block heater for the E350 (it probably fits the E550 too...
01-29-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,489
Posted By 1guitar

Drivers Side Front Quarter Panel

I live in NJ as well but I've never bought anything from these guys although I've heard of them. Just as an FYI, check out the distance between the drivers sides front quarter panel and the hood and...
01-28-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,737
Posted By 1guitar

Royal Purple like all the rest, no better or worse

I used Royal Purple in my boat for a number of years, back about 15 years ago when Synthetics were just being discovered. I noticed no difference at all when I used Royal Purple, frankly I don't...
01-24-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,020
Posted By 1guitar

E350 - 2010 - Battery Mystery

Does anyone of you folks know if it's OK to just swap out the main battery in the engine compartment without loosing all the cars' settings etc or does a battery change require providing the car with...
01-21-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 27,778
Posted By 1guitar

W213, Homogenized S & C Class All in One! S plus C equals E!

If the exterior spy shots are of the true W213 to come, anyone can see this car is a conglomeration of the current S & C class cars. I've been driving MB's for the past 20 years or so and IMO I knew...
01-15-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,991
Posted By 1guitar

Press the "off" button.

Press the "off" button.
01-13-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,991
Posted By 1guitar

MB GPS Systems

After driving MB models before there was such a thing as GPS, I can honestly say each and every GPS system on every MB I ever had was pure crap. I had a 2005 S600 and after putting out that kind of...
01-11-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 13,781
Posted By 1guitar

Battery Charger

I have a 2010 E350 that I drive about once or twice every week or so. I can recommend to you that firstly you should get a high quality battery charger otherwise your battery won't last more than 2...
06-14-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,567
Posted By 1guitar

I thought MB RA was free for the life of the car....

I thought MB RA was free for the life of the car. Are you saying they will "show up" for free and than start charging you for all labor & materials? Also, I am about to buy a new battery for my...
06-11-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,567
Posted By 1guitar

2010 E350 Battery

I need to replace the main battery located in the engine compartment of my E350. I have been told that I can't do it myself because once the battery is replaced it needs to be programmed by a MB...
06-09-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,254
Posted By 1guitar

StevefromMN: Did you buy the regular or low...

StevefromMN:
Did you buy the regular or low profile jack stands? I have a MB E350 2010 and I would like to know which jack stands would be best suited for my car. Thanks.
Mylo
06-08-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,254
Posted By 1guitar

Changing your front brake pads

After giving the problem some serious thought the only reasonable and safe solution I could come up with is as follows; firstly use as high quality jack and locate it under where the tire changing...
06-08-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 12,233
Posted By 1guitar

Oil Change - DIY

If you do your own oil changes it cost about $70 each time. Why would you think one would need to buy a new pump each time? In the end you save yourself about $60 each time you do it yourself plus...
06-08-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,254
Posted By 1guitar

Jacking up a W212 to change brake pads

Do any of you folks know of a way to jack up the wheels of a W212 to do a brake job without having a professional lift in your garage? Thanks for any and all replies.
Mylo
06-07-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 12,233
Posted By 1guitar

Up in the Air?

I have wanted to do my own oil changes on my E350 (W212) but have always relented as I don't have a professional lift in my garage and there's no way I'm getting under the car without safety...
06-06-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 911
Posted By 1guitar

I see you mentioned it costs you $200 every other...

I see you mentioned it costs you $200 every other year, so your dealer is charging you $100 per oil change, very fair.
06-06-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 911
Posted By 1guitar

Hi El Cid: You mentioned you take your car to...

Hi El Cid:
You mentioned you take your car to your dealer every year for an oil change (I do also and it costs me around $100) and "other stuff" and your dealer charges you $200. What are the other...
06-04-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 911
Posted By 1guitar

Kash2014: Thanks for the input, I totally...

Kash2014:
Thanks for the input, I totally forgot about the tranny which I think I'll have done at 50,000. Thanks again.
06-04-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,121
Posted By 1guitar

Talking E350

To Patriot:
I have an E350, 2010. I have owned an S, CLS, C, and the current E350, 2010, this has been over the past 20 years and out of all of them, the current "E" class MB is beyond argument the...
06-04-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,233
Posted By 1guitar

Can you tell me the name of the dealer and. What...

Can you tell me the name of the dealer and. What state he's in. The deal you're getting is much better than my dealer around here in NJ. Thanks.
Regards,
Mylo
06-04-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 56,854
Posted By 1guitar

RNBRAD

Just finished reading your blog about sound proofing your E class, man you've got guts. I think what you did is a great idea and it would be easy for MB to do it during the build at the factory, of...
06-04-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,383
Posted By 1guitar

Could you please tell me the name of your dealer...

Could you please tell me the name of your dealer in CA, any MB dealer that gives a 15% discount to Costco members is one I'd like to know about. Thanks.
Mylo
06-04-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 911
Posted By 1guitar

E350, 2010 Maintenance, 20,000 Miles

I'm a newbie with an E350 with 20,000 miles on the clock. In any case I see there are some very knowledgable folks on this site (IMO I think there are more than just a few that seem to know more...
06-04-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,068
Posted By 1guitar

Key08

They don't do that type of smog check whereI live, but of course your answer makes complete sense. Thanks for your answer.
06-04-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,118
Posted By 1guitar

You're quite welcome. One last thing that will...

You're quite welcome. One last thing that will come as no surprise to anyone, August is always the best time of the year to buy a M-B as they always run special deals on leasing & financing during...
06-04-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,118
Posted By 1guitar

E250 Purchase Price

I noticed that you're on the west coast but the only difference is the freight charges I would think. In any case, the freight charges from Germany to the East Coast are $925, having said that I...
06-04-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,068
Posted By 1guitar

2010 E350 OBD2 Port Location

While doing a "B" service on my 2010 E350 I forgot to reconnect the "U" shaped metal clip that is on the rear of the air intake after I had replaced the air filters. In any case now I have an...
02-08-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,091
Posted By 1guitar

USA Traffic a shown on Command screen

Here in the USA you can get a traffic package from XMSirius for $65 a year that shows current traffic conditions in your area that show up on your Command Nav map as follows, red squares mean heavy...
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