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06-08-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 983
Posted By cadbob

I have the Ctek Polar, works awesome

I have the Ctek Polar, works awesome
06-03-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,166
Posted By cadbob

I had similar issue a while back, it turned out...

I had similar issue a while back, it turned out it was my Battery Control Module, it acts like a voltage drain. I bought a used on on ebay think it was like 100.00. It resides in the trunk above...
05-18-2019, 06:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,943
Posted By cadbob

So I finally had time to raise car I popped wheel...

So I finally had time to raise car I popped wheel off and corner of wheel liner, noticed wetness around threads tightened them and no leak. :)
Was funny as didn't seem to leak unless i pushed button...
03-24-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,943
Posted By cadbob

So my repair had lasted all last summer, but when...

So my repair had lasted all last summer, but when I put her away under my carport for New England winter, there was some dripping of fluid coming down. Today is the first kind of warm day , so I...
09-17-2018, 07:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,833
Posted By cadbob

I roll mine onto Rubber Mats I bought at tractor...

I roll mine onto Rubber Mats I bought at tractor supply, hook up my Polor Ctek Charger, Car Cover her and wait for Spring.


Heres Fxformat :) lol Dont we all wish we had one thou! :)...
09-10-2018, 06:20 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,819
Posted By cadbob

I'm willing to bet it is one of the Rubber part...

I'm willing to bet it is one of the Rubber part of the lines that burst and shot fluid all over the place on you.Please keep us updated, and once you fix you will love the car again. Do not start the...
09-10-2018, 06:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 681
Posted By cadbob

I really like that clear filter and the price...

I really like that clear filter and the price seems to have dropped a little since I 1st decided to go with a in line Magnetic filter. Curious about the inner filter on them, are they...
09-08-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 681
Posted By cadbob

Yes, after I replaced all my accumulators (One...

Yes, after I replaced all my accumulators (One was Bad) I did the Rodeo/Flush and used the 3-micron Filters. That was just before I put the Magnafilter on.
Alot of the Little black specs in pictures...
09-08-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 681
Posted By cadbob

In-Line Magnetic Filter

Ok after driving for 2-1/2 Summers I changed out my filter after I blew my High Pressure Line going to rear Accumulator. I'm sure the debris is not from the Rubber Line Blow out.
My humble Opinion...
09-04-2018, 11:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,153
Posted By cadbob

Yes, I got mine in the mail as well, think it...

Yes, I got mine in the mail as well, think it came Saturday.They must of got my name from my one and only dealer visit when they miss diagnosed my Shift Linkage a few weeks back. I'm just curious if...
09-04-2018, 07:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,153
Posted By cadbob

I reset mine 3 years ago back to 0% because I...

I reset mine 3 years ago back to 0% because I inadvertently UN-plugged it and had SBC Error so I reset it. Guess I'm SOL.
Maybe I could change it again to 75%? :(


Sort of like Manual Brakes...
09-04-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,153
Posted By cadbob

How do they determine if SBC is to be replaced?

How do they determine if SBC is to be replaced?
09-02-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,153
Posted By cadbob

I got letter in mail. So guess it will be going...

I got letter in mail. So guess it will be going to dealer soon.
09-02-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,943
Posted By cadbob

When I was installing because it was only me I...

When I was installing because it was only me I need to curve rubber hose so I could thread in the Metal Pipe to Accumulator valve, so I used tie wrap to pull hose so I could threaded in without the...
09-01-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,943
Posted By cadbob

They charged me 160.00, I could of ordered from...

They charged me 160.00, I could of ordered from Mercedes and cut the line on new piece, where I cut off mine, but would of had to bought the quick disconnect tool or spend money on the O-Ring and New...
08-31-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,943
Posted By cadbob

All Fixed, I was getting Red ABC Warning once I...

All Fixed, I was getting Red ABC Warning once I topped off fluid so I had to pressurize the Fluid Tank, I used about 10psi. I got in started car started her up, heard a small pop,shot down car,...
08-30-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,943
Posted By cadbob

Yes Rodney they put a new swivel joint and the...

Yes Rodney they put a new swivel joint and the hose is rated at 4000 psi. I'm also using a Hydraulic 4000psi rated compression coupling. When I was picking it up at shop we were making small talk and...
08-29-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,943
Posted By cadbob

Well wish me luck on Friday's Project! Any tips I...

Well wish me luck on Friday's Project! Any tips I will take! :)



https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x971/20180829_165057_f5fba1d6e73c1cb9ad6bb7f06e0e613f8573085e.jpg
08-29-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,113
Posted By cadbob

I have same one, well similar, Chinese. But have...

I have same one, well similar, Chinese. But have it set to broadcast on lowest FM 87.7 so no inference and with USB Charges Phone. Mine also has a Micro SD Slot in it to play Music from and it has a...
08-25-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,073
Posted By cadbob

Where is the tutorial?

Where is the tutorial?
08-25-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,943
Posted By cadbob

I took the Shield down and sanded some paint away...

I took the Shield down and sanded some paint away from steel line, I than used Tubing Cutter to cut line loose as I have pictured, I'm thinking I could get some kind of Compression coupling for steel...
08-24-2018, 09:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,943
Posted By cadbob

Dark here now so tomorrow will follow line,...

Dark here now so tomorrow will follow line, hopefully rubber hose end by rear axle chuck
08-24-2018, 09:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,943
Posted By cadbob

Awesome, that is a relief, I'm looking for the...

Awesome, that is a relief, I'm looking for the part number now, not having much luck thou.
08-24-2018, 08:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,943
Posted By cadbob

I'm looking at wis and I believe it is the P...

I'm looking at wis and I believe it is the P High_pressure Supply Line from Tandem Pump. I hope that sucker does not run from the rear valve block to the Front pump under hood???
08-24-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,943
Posted By cadbob

ABC Hose Rupture

Driving home this afternoon heard a Loud Pop from Drivers Rear Wheel, than looked seen dreaded Red ABC LOW warning, I had sneaking suspicion it was a hose as had my accumulators all replaced about 2...
08-20-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,764
Posted By cadbob

How did you secure it, I would like to do mine as...

How did you secure it, I would like to do mine as well.
08-05-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,251
Posted By cadbob

Rodney, Today I put roof up and noticed passenger...

Rodney, Today I put roof up and noticed passenger side leakage on roof coming down dripping on wife in passenger seat, the weather stripping top forward area of passenger window is wrinkling, so it...
07-22-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,057
Posted By cadbob

Just the Head Unit. It sure sounds like a CD...

Just the Head Unit.

It sure sounds like a CD is stuck in Head Unit, also make sure someone did not Replicate the EBay CD and actually burn whats supposed to be CD to a DVD and Print label on it....
07-09-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,057
Posted By cadbob

You sure there isn't a CD already loaded in it?...

You sure there isn't a CD already loaded in it? Try the eject button first. But on a side note, I have all mine and frankly don't waste your money, use your phone.
07-07-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,420
Posted By cadbob

Viper1996, Lets try and do it around last week in...

Viper1996, Lets try and do it around last week in July, my wife is going to see her family so I will have some free time. On Friday's I get out at 1pm and its about hour drive home. How are your...
07-05-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,420
Posted By cadbob

Try too pay it forward, as I get so much help in...

Try too pay it forward, as I get so much help in here and other Forums from the experts!
07-04-2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,296
Posted By cadbob

Joe, would that cause those codes?

Joe, would that cause those codes?
07-04-2018, 05:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,296
Posted By cadbob

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/980x2000/20180704_154211_96f90578d7d2fbc03487f10de445e2a66cfa5c0d.jpg
Sooooo the small saga continues guy's. The wife and I decide to go for...
07-03-2018, 10:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,296
Posted By cadbob

Yes, I did have them replace the Pilot Bushing...

Yes, I did have them replace the Pilot Bushing and Seals, I told them that much of there diagnose I agreed with. They said the TCU was reading dead no co,communication and tech swore by it, I said...
07-03-2018, 07:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,296
Posted By cadbob

So home with SL parts 42.00 Labor 447.00 Easy job...

So home with SL parts 42.00 Labor 447.00 Easy job but I had no choice. I told them put my old TCU back in.

They are a good honest dealer thou like all of the dealers of any make they are Parts re...
07-02-2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,420
Posted By cadbob

Found Instructions for you on my Server....

Found Instructions for you on my Server. Hopefully saves me a trip to CT or you to Mass. lol

Install fresh charged batteries in your MUX.
Connect your laptop to the MUX using the green RJ45/CAT5...
07-02-2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,420
Posted By cadbob

Sent you reply. You have to setup up Peer to...

Sent you reply.

You have to setup up Peer to Peer for wireless. The Ethernet Cable is just as good just another wire. :)

One question i had asked you in PM, I know answer too now that i seen...
07-02-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,296
Posted By cadbob

Ok , so was driving home from work and got call...

Ok , so was driving home from work and got call from dealer, they put new parts in Connector and Orings and TCU. But still wouldn't shift. Turns out that it was exactly what I suspected it was, the...
07-02-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,296
Posted By cadbob

This morning drove to work in my other vehicle...

This morning drove to work in my other vehicle and when dealer opened went down to meet Tech. I asked her to check transmission fluid level as with the wicking I may have lost some fluid and if...
07-01-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,420
Posted By cadbob

I live in Central Mass. and work out in Ludlow, I...

I live in Central Mass. and work out in Ludlow, I can help you if you like as I have one myself. The only thing is right now busy getting mine going as it has something going on with Transmission,...
07-01-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,296
Posted By cadbob

I know Rodney, me and the wife were eatting lunch...

I know Rodney, me and the wife were eatting lunch and I got text message with video link to download, I told them same thing, that is was amazed
07-01-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,296
Posted By cadbob

I will, yes it is wicking up the lines, but did...

I will, yes it is wicking up the lines, but did not throw any codes when failed, which is weird, I'm hoping it isn't the conductor plate in tranny.
07-01-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,296
Posted By cadbob

Transmission Issue

I had left work and pulled over to make cell call for 2 minutes, I than when done moved shifter into drive and nothing car just rev'd as it did in all gears. I also noticed even in Park position I...
06-30-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,420
Posted By cadbob

What year is your car?

What year is your car?
09-27-2017, 09:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 907
Posted By cadbob

Sadly had to use my spare 2 days ago, man I hate...

Sadly had to use my spare 2 days ago, man I hate getting flats! I knew it was time and was pressing my luck, guess thats what I get! lol
Tonight I have 4 New Michelin Sport A/S 3+ on her.
06-21-2017, 06:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 468
Posted By cadbob

Yes you can, if you look closely you will see...

Yes you can, if you look closely you will see where the Metal Key goes in the lock and Up Under the License plate is the handle. Test the manual way 1st as I have heard of the lock mechanism rusting...
04-25-2017, 07:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 901
Posted By cadbob

P203B and P20D4

I hooked my SDS up the other day and did Quick Test and Discovered the only F

I cleared codes as didn't have time to mess around with further testing and will check this weekend to see if these...
02-23-2017, 07:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 330
Posted By cadbob

I just, today put mine on. I was surprised how...

I just, today put mine on. I was surprised how fast it was delivered and the quality seems great, it fit perfect, I installed with the provided 3m double sided tape. I thought of taking it to body...
02-20-2017, 07:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,243
Posted By cadbob

CD Changer Removal

Does all this paneling need to be removed? I was thinking that just the front paneling on the storage box would be enough to remove and replace CD Changer? Seems like if you pop the small paneling...
11-14-2016, 09:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 430
Posted By cadbob

I was hoping I may be able Un-latch it with...

I was hoping I may be able Un-latch it with Jewelers screw driver or credit card. :(

I just don't know how it Push Locks shut as never took close look, I'm at work now and it happened getting...
11-14-2016, 06:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 430
Posted By cadbob

Ash Tray Door

This morning going to work I closed my ash try door and went to open it and NO OPEN, I push down feel spring like bounce but it won't release to open. How best to get it open with out breaking it?
11-13-2016, 12:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,198
Posted By cadbob

I'd like to find one also

I'd like to find one also
03-27-2016, 10:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,975
Posted By cadbob

This may work as well! ...

This may work as well!

https://mbworld.org/forums/sl-class-r230/609046-quarter-panel-small-flap-problem.html#post6642412
03-27-2016, 09:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,869
Posted By cadbob

You still have CD Player in Back Compartment? How...

You still have CD Player in Back Compartment? How much please if so?
02-18-2016, 05:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,869
Posted By cadbob

OK please post

OK please post
02-12-2016, 09:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,802
Posted By cadbob

With an SDS, you can change the Electronic...

With an SDS, you can change the Electronic Governor. Been Awhile since I did it but think max is 208mph setting. Make sure your tires are Y Rated
02-07-2016, 05:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,869
Posted By cadbob

You have Picture of Driver Side seat?

You have Picture of Driver Side seat?
01-11-2016, 09:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 12,046
Posted By cadbob

What type of Trickle Charger are you using? ...

What type of Trickle Charger are you using?

Are you absolutely sure Positive to Positive when you have it hooked up?

I know that sounds stupid but I never ever reversed Poles on any vehicle...
01-02-2016, 12:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,610
Posted By cadbob

Found this today Android 4 4 4 to Mercedes...

Found this today

Android 4 4 4 to Mercedes Benz SL Class R230 Car DVD Player GPS Navigation Radio | eBay
12-22-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,225
Posted By cadbob

I used Pentosin CHF 11s I did'nt think to look...

I used Pentosin CHF 11s
I did'nt think to look in manual, as it is the same pump as ABC

Hopefully I chose correct!

Update: Phew I did
12-22-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,225
Posted By cadbob

bump

bump
12-09-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,715
Posted By cadbob

ahhhh lol ok phewwww

ahhhh lol ok phewwww
12-08-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,715
Posted By cadbob

You filled the system with air?

You filled the system with air?
12-07-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,715
Posted By cadbob

http://mercedes-abc-drive-carefully.blogspot.com/2...

http://mercedes-abc-drive-carefully.blogspot.com/2014/08/overview-abc-system-isthe-key-part-of.html?showComment=1420989813175#c2307270707255917117
12-03-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 44,535
Posted By cadbob

One other thing, DO NOT CONNECT TO INTERNET with...

One other thing, DO NOT CONNECT TO INTERNET with the DELL! It may try to download updates for XENTRY and it will Blacklist/Brick the MUX.
12-03-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 44,535
Posted By cadbob

Glad you got it up and running unfortunately I...

Glad you got it up and running unfortunately I didn't have those instructions for wireless I had to use my own knowledge to get wireless going.

Also you have diffrent fault code than I had, so...
12-02-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 44,535
Posted By cadbob

Bill you can connect to the MUX by CAT5 or by...

Bill you can connect to the MUX by CAT5 or by Wireless.

The Dells are much better at handling all the software then the IBM's I also think the IBM's had memory leaks.
11-16-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 775
Posted By cadbob

Sold Fast! Sorry to hear you sold Mercedes....

Sold Fast!

Sorry to hear you sold Mercedes. What did you get to replace her?
11-13-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,102
Posted By cadbob

I'm with Kbob, if the Diaphragm is gone in one it...

I'm with Kbob, if the Diaphragm is gone in one it won't be long till another goes. I replaced all mine in one sitting. Glad your good to go! :)

Most definitely do a good Flush, I bought big jugs...
10-23-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,102
Posted By cadbob

Mine was doing same thing, Tech thought it was...

Mine was doing same thing, Tech thought it was Pump, I said nope accumulator is bad replaced all, but one was bad, Make very sure you Flush and Rodeo, after
10-18-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,455
Posted By cadbob

Nice find and lots of patience! :)

Nice find and lots of patience! :)
09-16-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,715
Posted By cadbob

Your welcome and thank god I didn't need them for...

Your welcome and thank god I didn't need them for parts this year! :)
09-12-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,715
Posted By cadbob

Just replace the 4 of them, as you replace check...

Just replace the 4 of them, as you replace check each one by placing a pencil in the threaded hole you will eventually find the blown one. But make sure you replace the front,back and pulse dampers...
08-08-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 28,241
Posted By cadbob

LOL So true! Mercedes doesn't Manufacture...

LOL So true! Mercedes doesn't Manufacture Batteries! :)

But I have a Interstate AGM in Rear and couldn't be happier. The front starter Battery is not AGM as its only purpose is for Starting, the...
08-03-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 766
Posted By cadbob

0-40 for sure :)

0-40 for sure :)
07-13-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 416
Posted By cadbob

2003 SL500 Rims on 99 SL500

Could one of you guy's tell me if the 17" Rims off of my 2003 SL500 will fit on a 1999 SL500?

Thanks

Bump Found answer!

Need Conversion Lug Nuts

Bolt Pack 4
06-29-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 803
Posted By cadbob

accumulators I had same problem Replaced all 4...

accumulators I had same problem Replaced all 4 and found rear one was blown. All good now here.

Make sure you flush system after you have them replaced and if one or more are blown. The Blown ones...
06-26-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 29,063
Posted By cadbob

Dont Unplug it. Just Hide your remote key and...

Dont Unplug it. Just Hide your remote key and dont open any doors while doing break job.
06-22-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 546
Posted By cadbob

Yes I have Star C4 but looks pretty cool to...

Yes I have Star C4 but looks pretty cool to diagnose as driving with no wires. lol
06-21-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 546
Posted By cadbob

New OBD Tool

Just stumbled across this site. Is anyone used it?

http://www.mycarly.com/product/mercedes-app/
06-16-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 969
Posted By cadbob

lol, not my taste either but I have to say the...

lol, not my taste either but I have to say the guy did a good job! lol I was expecting a mess.
06-16-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 969
Posted By cadbob

You need to post pictures of this Steering Wheel...

You need to post pictures of this Steering Wheel TV System! :)

Check and make sure you have fluid in Roof System, hopefully its nothing, when car wakes all kinds of noises can be heard if you...
05-26-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,110
Posted By cadbob

If you lived near Central Mass, I would you up to...

If you lived near Central Mass, I would you up to my SDS and turn it off for you for a beer. :)
05-24-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,674
Posted By cadbob

I had same problem with my CLK it would randomly...

I had same problem with my CLK it would randomly shut off, I would have to turn key to off and restart car. I bought a SL.

But I did not get codes with SDS, I really believe it was the Ignition...
05-09-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,543
Posted By cadbob

LOL, Yes I know. :) Wasn't me I was worried about.

LOL, Yes I know. :) Wasn't me I was worried about.
05-07-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,543
Posted By cadbob

Hi George, I do not think it will work, the Key...

Hi George, I do not think it will work, the Key Code they punch in looks at Hard Drive ID I believe. I could be wrong and willing to try.
05-04-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,288
Posted By cadbob

Ditto on noise department. I hear mine also. Glad...

Ditto on noise department. I hear mine also. Glad I do! :)
04-29-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 655
Posted By cadbob

Akebono

Akebono
04-25-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,741
Posted By cadbob

Think you guys may be mounting windscreen...

Think you guys may be mounting windscreen wrong??? Mine goes up when I Manually Lift Roll Bar with Button. I have to fold the screen down if I dont want to use it when Bar is up. I will post pictures...
04-24-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,741
Posted By cadbob

I have one in my SL, dont really matter much...

I have one in my SL, dont really matter much cruising back roads but when on the highway works awesome, but as a previous poster said, tough to see through.
04-19-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 10,118
Posted By cadbob

you can check the floor board fuses, check the...

you can check the floor board fuses, check the alternator after pulling is best, the relay is 12.00, than leave Battery Control Module, and or EIS. But SDS was giving me diagnose to check fuse and...
04-19-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 10,118
Posted By cadbob

I went through swapping parts, as SDS did not...

I went through swapping parts, as SDS did not give any indications on what was bad. I started with the Battery, than checked fuses by passenger foot well, than relay next to Battery Control Module,...
04-18-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,543
Posted By cadbob

Dave check this thread out. Appears to be member...

Dave check this thread out. Appears to be member in here that sells the SDS System. Read about 1/2 way down. Let me know curious also. :)
...
04-17-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,543
Posted By cadbob

It will plug into the OBD II I believe Dave. Not...

It will plug into the OBD II I believe Dave. Not stupid question, hell I'm still and always learning myself. :)
04-17-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,543
Posted By cadbob

Hi Dave, I bought mine on ebay for 500.00...

Hi Dave,

I bought mine on ebay for 500.00 it is the C4 with 12/2014 software. I bought last November and it shipped from China, took about a week. Very Happy with it.
04-17-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,757
Posted By cadbob

Hi Bob, I dont want to part with it. I'm...

Hi Bob,

I dont want to part with it. I'm sorry, but there are plenty for sale on ebay where I got mine. I ordered mine from China and it came in just a little over a week. I keep mine with my...
04-16-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,757
Posted By cadbob

It cleared everything the Red Buttons are for 25%...

It cleared everything the Red Buttons are for 25% 50% 75% and 100% Reset Count. I was pleasantly surprised how easy it was! Simple to follow instructions. But I would make sure that your SBC is good...
04-16-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 313
Posted By cadbob

Trunk Drain

Does anyone have the part number for R230 Trunk Drain Grommet, it sits in the very bottom of the trunk and is about 2" Round. Looked through all the part diagrams.
04-16-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,757
Posted By cadbob

Thanks Kbob, awesome instructions! One...

Thanks Kbob, awesome instructions!

One question! Do I have to Sleep SBC just for Bleeding?
04-16-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,757
Posted By cadbob

I bought my SDS (500.00) on ebay as well as the...

I bought my SDS (500.00) on ebay as well as the Brake Count Re-Set Tool (42.00) I have heard that also about Developer Mode but I have it on my 2003 SL500. I can't really say for sure don't play...
04-15-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,757
Posted By cadbob

Not sure that caused it, but was way too...

Not sure that caused it, but was way too coincidental. I sure wish someone would post about bleed procedure. I take it just Cap Fluid Tank, apply pressure and bleed away.
04-15-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,757
Posted By cadbob

I'm kinda scared to unplug mine as last time I...

I'm kinda scared to unplug mine as last time I did it (Last Year), it was but a day and triggered my "SBC Warning on Dash" "Visit workshop in white", I went into SDS and it said that threshold was...
04-13-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,757
Posted By cadbob

SBC Fluid Flush

Could someone tell me how to use SDS and Flush Brake Fluid. My Mechanic said he does it with a Pressure Tank, but have read here and there and it dont seem the best way.
04-12-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,543
Posted By cadbob

I have a 2003 SL500, all working! :) It may...

I have a 2003 SL500, all working! :)

It may be Dongle/Software Lock for SDS Software that Controls Developer Mode.
04-12-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,543
Posted By cadbob

Bought mine on ebay, it has/had the Newest...

Bought mine on ebay, it has/had the Newest Software C4 DVD12|2014 (Ver. 16.8.2.1) and has Developer Mode, I bought the system that came with Hard Drive and than bought a Used Dell. Works perfectly!...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-08-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 16,141
Posted By cadbob

Nice write up bbirdwell. :-) Thanks for sharing.

Nice write up bbirdwell. :-) Thanks for sharing.
Forum: W211 AMG
04-07-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 16,141
Posted By cadbob

I have C4 Version, and I could not find it, of...

I have C4 Version, and I could not find it, of course when I was looking it was from another Post on German Spelling not yours.
Maybe your looking at it through C3? If not than I'm sure as hell...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-07-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 16,141
Posted By cadbob

I felt kinda of bad for being labeled cheap by a...

I felt kinda of bad for being labeled cheap by a Member, (we are her to discuss and learn together not label someone and argue) as I keep my Car in perfect running order when something breaks it is...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-05-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 16,141
Posted By cadbob

I bought one like that and it worked awesome. I...

I bought one like that and it worked awesome. I reset mine back to 0 (100%) You can set your count at 25% 50% or 100% back.

They had told me at the dealer is if a owner has a failed one with...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-02-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 16,141
Posted By cadbob

I looked every where in my SDS C4 to reset Brake...

I looked every where in my SDS C4 to reset Brake Count, but couldn't find it. I gambled and Bought a Chinese made device for like 25.00 if I remember correctly, my thinking was what the hell its only...
03-04-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,320
Posted By cadbob

The Diaphragm was shot, the Nitrogen ball was...

The Diaphragm was shot, the Nitrogen ball was filled with Black Fluid, the rest of the system was Green thank god.

Even the Mechanic who did job for me thought it was ABC Pump i said noway its...
03-03-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,320
Posted By cadbob

Its one of your accumulators, and I'm betting the...

Its one of your accumulators, and I'm betting the Front, cheap easy fix, did mine, and while I was at it did both front and rear.
02-07-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 10,118
Posted By cadbob

Update! It was Alternator causing interment...

Update! It was Alternator causing interment Battery Light Symbol, it appeared to be working but replaced it and cleared code with SDS. FIXED
02-03-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 551
Posted By cadbob

I seen that also, if you find anything out please...

I seen that also, if you find anything out please post. I'm getting ready to Order my new Pressure tanks soon.
02-01-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,532
Posted By cadbob

Curious here and Good Luck! Hope all goes well!

Curious here and Good Luck! Hope all goes well!
01-29-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 995
Posted By cadbob

I figured it out 220 327 01 15 is what i want to...

I figured it out 220 327 01 15 is what i want to replace front and rear. I'm wonder since I'm having Mechanic work on it if I should have him do the smaller two 220 327 02 15 both front and rear?
01-29-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 995
Posted By cadbob

Accumulators

After reading this Site the 1st symptom describes my problem to tee.
Mercedes Benz ABC System Troubleshooting Guide: ABC System...
01-17-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 949
Posted By cadbob

Yes but at that point, the light stays on and...

Yes but at that point, the light stays on and does not go off till I bring it home and put car on charger and fully charge battery. I'm guessing the Cars Computer Systems does a quick look see before...
01-16-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 949
Posted By cadbob

I did with everything on lights, radio, heater,...

I did with everything on lights, radio, heater, etc I was getting 14.09 Rear/15.25 front. I'm thinking it is sporadic alternator failure. At RPM it is failing or Voltage Regulator is going in and out
01-16-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 949
Posted By cadbob

Well got car back today, the Mercedes Mechanic...

Well got car back today, the Mercedes Mechanic confirmed I didn't full let car sleep and also I should of Wedge shut trunk switch. He said I'm pulling 30-50ma which is spec. I siad awesome maybe the...
01-14-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 949
Posted By cadbob

LOL, I know I hate giving up, but from being in...

LOL, I know I hate giving up, but from being in Florida for 28 yrs and now back in the North East, where it feels like Hell Froze Over, and with no garage, I'm stuck wanting it fixed even thou I...
01-14-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 949
Posted By cadbob

I ordered a clamp meter, but looks like I'm going...

I ordered a clamp meter, but looks like I'm going to have to take it to the local Independent, I was hoping to avoid paying labor and replace part myself.

I disconnected the Positive from post,...
01-14-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 949
Posted By cadbob

I was afraid it was as you explained, was hoping...

I was afraid it was as you explained, was hoping it was other way around.
My Trunk Light is out, could a blown trunk Light Cause Drain? I can't figure out how to disconnect to replace the Trunk...
01-14-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 949
Posted By cadbob

Attached is Meter I used all I did was turn dial...

Attached is Meter I used all I did was turn dial and got the two readings. So that why I'm curious if I'm ok?
01-13-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 949
Posted By cadbob

AMP Draw

I'm Curious what our cars Normal Amperage Discharge should be about. I just checked mine and I'm getting 26.2 mA and DC10A 2.62 depends on Multimeter Setting. Is that an Issue?
Forum: W211 AMG
01-13-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 16,141
Posted By cadbob

I would think you pay core charge till you send...

I would think you pay core charge till you send yours and they refund. Most Companies do business like that.

I have the White BRAKE Message. I put it on DAS and I exceeded my Brake Count, So I'm...
Forum: W211 AMG
01-12-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 16,141
Posted By cadbob

Here is the Site ...

Here is the Site

https://www.bosch-repair-service.com/UK_en/Welcome.xhtml&Token=:00-48855-C539-0E86-660E18188170A0BED54655217
01-04-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 10,118
Posted By cadbob

I used the SDS DAS Software, but seems Trickle...

I used the SDS DAS Software, but seems Trickle Charging till batteries are fully charged also get rid of the symbol. The problem is it keeps coming back for me. Not sure what is causing it yet.
Forum: W211 AMG
01-01-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 16,141
Posted By cadbob

I found this but can't find menu option in SDS...

I found this but can't find menu option in SDS C4? Maybe it is geared towards C3?

RESET SBC SERVICE LIGHT:
1st: make sure that engine is running!!! In SD Developer mode you need to go to:...
01-01-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 10,118
Posted By cadbob

Hi Ken, I'm in the process, now, I will let you...

Hi Ken, I'm in the process, now, I will let you know.
12-26-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 10,118
Posted By cadbob

Battery Light On 2003 SL500

I Replaced the Rear Battery, I did the correct battery reset. Once the Baterry reset is done I can drive the car with no warning on dash. It seems after driving for some time say 1 hour I shut car...
11-24-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 703
Posted By cadbob

It didn't set any codes thank god, it didn't even...

It didn't set any codes thank god, it didn't even loose radio presets with them both disconnected for well over 24 hours. Both Pos and Neg. side disconnected too. Can't figure that one out!
11-24-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 703
Posted By cadbob

Clear Codes

I know I should and I'm going to buy a the C3 or C4. But will un-hooking both batteries clear the complete system? I did un-hook both for 24 hours only thing reset it seems is the Clock. I even still...
11-24-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 634
Posted By cadbob

OMG, I got it, Thank you so much for being here....

OMG, I got it, Thank you so much for being here. I'm such a dumb azz, Turn key and there is a little handle tucked up under the lip of the 3rd Brake Light. You turn key and squeeze Lever and she...
11-24-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 634
Posted By cadbob

Yes I have the original Black FOB and I also...

Yes I have the original Black FOB and I also Ordered The Chrome Key that I ordered from MB, tried both. :(
11-24-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 634
Posted By cadbob

Not sure but seen you tube video about another...

Not sure but seen you tube video about another trunk problem and looks like the Key Hole button is supposed to push in when key is turned. Well mine does not push in the key turns but no button type...
11-24-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 634
Posted By cadbob

I just tried even jimming the trunk up and down...

I just tried even jimming the trunk up and down turning key and still no open. :(
11-24-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 634
Posted By cadbob

Ok I will go try that again. TY

Ok I will go try that again. TY
11-24-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 634
Posted By cadbob

Trunk

Hi, I took Rear Battery Out for Replacement, Well I never checked the manual Key was working to access trunk again, well with Manual Key it just truns no click or unlatch. Is there another way into...
08-19-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 13,255
Posted By cadbob

I bought some 3m Headliner Spray put some rags...

I bought some 3m Headliner Spray put some rags around some 2x4's and used them to snug the Headliner tight to roof over night, no issues now all summer.
04-28-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,160
Posted By cadbob

SDS Clone

Can anyone recommend who to buy the Chinese Clone from. I'm hoping it can do more than one vehicle as I own a CLK430 and a SL500.

From what I have seen they come with Hard Drive's? Guess the...
04-28-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 484
Posted By cadbob

Gas Cap Cord

I understand the Cord Issue but would like it on myself or at least try it out the correct way. I bought a New Cap from Mercedes with Cord as when I bought car cord was broke.

How do you...
04-28-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 36,285
Posted By cadbob

I understand the Cord Issue but would like it on...

I understand the Cord Issue but would like it on myself or at least try it out the correct way. How do you remove the Filler Cap Clip the holds the strap to the Fuel Door? I tried prying it but I'm...
04-21-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 604
Posted By cadbob

Well the stalling issue was caused by the Key, I...

Well the stalling issue was caused by the Key, I ordered a new Key and bam no more stalling. I thought for sure it was the EIS.

The Key would probably fail when care requested code while driving...
02-16-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 604
Posted By cadbob

Update: I reset the ECU by UN-hooking Negative...

Update: I reset the ECU by UN-hooking Negative Battery Cable for awhile and don't have code P1747 now, not sure if the Shut Down issue is fixed as haven't gone for test drive yet.

Update-2:
...
02-15-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 604
Posted By cadbob

Shut Down

1999 clk430

I can be driving along and car will just die (not all thje time just random), like someone turned key off, no warning lights on dash, I used ODB scanner and the only code I got was...
06-02-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 378
Posted By cadbob

Ignition Switch

My Ignition Switch is going, as I have to giggle the key before turning to start to have the wiper, 12 volt cig lighter and Turn Signals to work.

My question is: If I buy a used Ignition Switch...
11-06-2010, 07:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,362
Posted By cadbob

Found it! :)

Found it! :)
11-05-2010, 08:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,362
Posted By cadbob

Badge? What Badge Im at 167000? 1999 CLK430

Badge? What Badge Im at 167000? 1999 CLK430
10-05-2010, 10:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,227
Posted By cadbob

I have same problem on right turns and also...

I have same problem on right turns and also coming home from work. I was thinking maybe its a wheel sensor?
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