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03-03-2008, 10:17 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 140,949
Posted By SLR199

No, It does not. It sets a check engine light...

No, It does not. It sets a check engine light with a partial load code.
02-29-2008, 10:48 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,920
Posted By SLR199

You can take it in to the dealer and they can...

You can take it in to the dealer and they can initial start the cluster via SDS and manually input the milage.
02-26-2008, 07:11 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 7,387
Posted By SLR199

Im not sure at all dealerships, but at ours,...

Im not sure at all dealerships, but at ours, there is a large sign stating that we are not responsible for lost or stolen goods. And the paper you sign to allow them to work on the vehicle, states...
Forum: W219
02-24-2008, 05:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,137
Posted By SLR199

Beautiful! Any high res pics?

Beautiful! Any high res pics?
02-19-2008, 06:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,192
Posted By SLR199

Well, Essentially, its just removing the panel...

Well, Essentially, its just removing the panel beneath. But it is much more involved than your thinking. First, youll need to remove the center console, then the center vents, then the center trim...
02-18-2008, 09:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,192
Posted By SLR199

This is correct. Its in the shape of an...

This is correct. Its in the shape of an hourglass. Not so much difficult to do, you need to take apart just about the entire interior (sans pass. side stuff of course).
02-18-2008, 09:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,145
Posted By SLR199

What I do the check that hose without all that...

What I do the check that hose without all that hassle is run the engine, remove the intake tube. Spray carburetor cleaner all along that hose. If the engine idle increases, you got a split in that...
Forum: W211 AMG
02-17-2008, 04:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,883
Posted By SLR199

I wouldnt think your auxillary battery is the...

I wouldnt think your auxillary battery is the problem. You would have a red battery message appear stating "visit workshop" at all times immediatly after the car is started. If you could get an...
02-12-2008, 09:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,084
Posted By SLR199

Trust me, they will not be hurting. I could...

Trust me, they will not be hurting. I could imagine why you would be upset about it, but there is just no sense in producing that anymore. Its much cheaper for them to produce a DVD based navigation...
02-12-2008, 09:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,244
Posted By SLR199

I believe this is correct. Provided we are...

I believe this is correct. Provided we are talking about a Mercedes dealer. The dealer performs a CPO inspection before the car is sold, and the used car manager pays for it out of his pocket. Im...
02-12-2008, 09:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,012
Posted By SLR199

Get some slick lubricant and put some on your...

Get some slick lubricant and put some on your fingers and rub it all over the weather stripping. Usually over time the rubber will harden and loose its ability to keep a tight seal. I use a...
02-11-2008, 12:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,254
Posted By SLR199

Turn key to position two. Go through menu until...

Turn key to position two. Go through menu until you get to the screen that diplays milage. Scroll down until you get to your service interval. Hold reset button. A prompt will then come up telling...
02-10-2008, 11:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,830
Posted By SLR199

A more costly alternative (if it bothers you that...

A more costly alternative (if it bothers you that much) is to get new visors. The new visors come seperate from the stickers.
02-10-2008, 11:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,365
Posted By SLR199

If it was a stop lamp switch, none of your lights...

If it was a stop lamp switch, none of your lights would be working and you would have multiple warnings on for ESP/Bas etc. on as well. Did you get a new socket with the bulb. Chances are that the...
02-10-2008, 11:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,816
Posted By SLR199

Its the plastic arms for the footwell flap...

Its the plastic arms for the footwell flap actuators. There are new beefier arms available that replaced the current ones you have now. Take it to the dealer as it is a very involved process. The...
01-14-2008, 07:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,528
Posted By SLR199

There is a bulletin out for the right now. If...

There is a bulletin out for the right now. If their technicians were smart they would of checked bulletins before releasing th vehicle. They remove the activated charcol canister tube, and install a...
01-14-2008, 07:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,699
Posted By SLR199

you dont need the sds to reset the indicator on...

you dont need the sds to reset the indicator on the 163. Get in, shut the door, turn key to position 2, press the reset button twice (should bring up your maintenance screen, hold down the reset...
01-14-2008, 07:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,145
Posted By SLR199

Was it this one? ...

Was it this one?

https://mbworld.org/forums/showthread.php?t=192490&highlight=matte+flat+black+slr
01-08-2008, 09:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,570
Posted By SLR199

Also to add to that list, our dealership has a...

Also to add to that list, our dealership has a seperate holding lot in which cars get shipped to, in which we then pick them up from there, drive to the shop, perform the pdi, then lastly test drive...
12-23-2007, 12:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 41,030
Posted By SLR199

Without even seeing the vehicle, I can almost...

Without even seeing the vehicle, I can almost assure you its coming from the upper power steering hose. It runs from the rack to the top of the radiator. It is supposed to be covered for 150,000...
11-27-2007, 07:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,160
Posted By SLR199

It shouldnt matter if the light was on for a...

It shouldnt matter if the light was on for a millisecond or 2 years. It would set a code. If it stays on its registered as a current code. If It goes off and comes on intermitently, then its a stored...
11-10-2007, 02:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,452
Posted By SLR199

Well based on the OP, the valet continuously turn...

Well based on the OP, the valet continuously turn off his lights. I am assuming this is the first time he has gotten a ticket since he has not mentioned previous tickets from the other times the...
11-10-2007, 11:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,452
Posted By SLR199

If you noticed a previous trend of valets always...

If you noticed a previous trend of valets always turning your lights off, shouldnt you get into the habit of checking them after getting your car back? And if it was dark out, how did you not notice...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-03-2007, 09:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 679
Posted By SLR199

The FSS will recomend replacing the plugs. The...

The FSS will recomend replacing the plugs. The techs have the list of all the US services. It will usually say every 2 years or 60,000 miles or something to that effect. Seeing how your car is over 2...
10-17-2007, 07:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 49,971
Posted By SLR199

Its not a fuse causing the problem. I have had...

Its not a fuse causing the problem. I have had this exact problem on two cars in the past week. One of them I got today. Last week a guy shut the trunk on his luggage strap, so after about an hour of...
09-14-2007, 09:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,044
Posted By SLR199

It tends to happen a lot in hot and humid...

It tends to happen a lot in hot and humid climate. I dont know your location, so I cant say for sure. We have a procedure (at the dealer), that will rid your car of the smell. We spray a litre of...
09-14-2007, 09:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 21,319
Posted By SLR199

We get a lot of 164's with failed compressors. Im...

We get a lot of 164's with failed compressors. Im guessing when you bring it in, they will more than likely tell you the compressor is faulty. How many miles are on it?
09-08-2007, 10:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,192
Posted By SLR199

I believe Mercedes cut the maintenance under...

I believe Mercedes cut the maintenance under warranty thing in 2003.
09-08-2007, 10:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,583
Posted By SLR199

I believe you are talking about the timing...

I believe you are talking about the timing chains. He is referring to the serpentine belt, which cracks, and does need to be replaced.

I dont have pictures but I can explain it easily over here....
09-08-2007, 01:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,330
Posted By SLR199

From what I understand (I have been a tech....

From what I understand (I have been a tech. apprentice @ Benz for 7 months now), there is a plate on the inside in which 6 pistons push against, and the speed depends on how much or little the...
09-07-2007, 09:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,330
Posted By SLR199

Perhaps that dealer explained it wrong. The...

Perhaps that dealer explained it wrong. The compresser is a variable speed compressor. It is always running. Even when the 'OFF' button is pressed, the compressor still runs at a very low speed.
09-01-2007, 07:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,262
Posted By SLR199

I knew it was around that much. We use it in some...

I knew it was around that much. We use it in some power steering systems, and ALL ABC systems.
09-01-2007, 08:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,262
Posted By SLR199

Active Body Control. Suspension systems on some...

Active Body Control. Suspension systems on some SL's, CL's etc. Im sure Pentosin makes several types of oil, but the only Pentosin we have comes in a a blue tin, and is around $40 a quart. Its...
08-31-2007, 09:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,262
Posted By SLR199

We only use Pentosin in ABC systems. You got...

We only use Pentosin in ABC systems. You got ripped off. I think that stuff is like $40 a quart.
08-26-2007, 01:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,751
Posted By SLR199

Calm down. It just seems like your too eager to...

Calm down. It just seems like your too eager to be using the word. I work at a MB dealership and it doesnt offend me at all. I dont make the prices or the cars, I just know that someone cuts me a...
08-25-2007, 01:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,751
Posted By SLR199

Did you just learn this word? You seem to be...

Did you just learn this word? You seem to be using it quite excessively.
08-24-2007, 06:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,751
Posted By SLR199

You like using the word "Stealership" dont...

You like using the word "Stealership" dont you?
08-23-2007, 07:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,686
Posted By SLR199

I had to scroll back and forth like 13 times to...

I had to scroll back and forth like 13 times to get a whole shot. Perhaps a rezise is in order? OT, would you happen to own a Cobra?
08-23-2007, 07:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,449
Posted By SLR199

Sounds like similar complaints related to blower...

Sounds like similar complaints related to blower and regulator. Id go with that as a starting point. More than likely, that will solve your problem.
08-15-2007, 07:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,569
Posted By SLR199

E-service is equivilent to an A-service. The only...

E-service is equivilent to an A-service. The only difference with the newer models and the added services (C-H I believe) is that each one will include different items to be completed at that...
08-07-2007, 08:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,610
Posted By SLR199

Not sure where you could find it, but a friend of...

Not sure where you could find it, but a friend of mine told me of a tool called a "magic mushroom" that plugs into your diagnostic socket and the codes are read via LEDs. Other than that, your only...
08-05-2007, 04:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,610
Posted By SLR199

It would be under the hood, driver side engine...

It would be under the hood, driver side engine bay, under the fuse box cover. A round 36 pin connector. You need an SDS to check codes I believe.
Forum: W211 AMG
08-04-2007, 07:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 539
Posted By SLR199

I have seen E55's come in with the same...

I have seen E55's come in with the same complaint. I can almost assure you its the seals around the pumps. Under the back seat, that could be the cause of the fuel odor in the car. I just replaced...
08-04-2007, 10:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,610
Posted By SLR199

You just let it idle for 15 minutes, or 15...

You just let it idle for 15 minutes, or 15 minutes of driving? Will it start right up after it kills? Does it crank for a while then eventually start up?
08-03-2007, 09:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,610
Posted By SLR199

There is only one flaw I can see in your plan....

There is only one flaw I can see in your plan. The car will not start without a crankshaft hall sensor. Perhaps you should tell us your problem for us to possibly help you.
07-27-2007, 10:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 997
Posted By SLR199

C230 and performance shouldnt be in the same...

C230 and performance shouldnt be in the same sentence. C230's are dogs. Honestly, if your looking for performance, maybe upgrade to a CLK or something of the sort. C-Classes are entry level teenager...
07-27-2007, 10:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 805
Posted By SLR199

They are assuming you used MB spec oil, which is...

They are assuming you used MB spec oil, which is basicly a 0W-40 Mobil One synthetic. 13,000 miles is normal, provided your independent mechanic used the correct oil. I know when I worked at an...
07-14-2007, 12:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 974
Posted By SLR199

You should not use a resistance plug in a...

You should not use a resistance plug in a Mercedes. Mercedes builds resistance into the plug wires, therefore the use of a resistance plug would have an adverse affect. Use stock plugs.
Forum: W211 AMG
07-11-2007, 06:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 50,378
Posted By SLR199

then youll probably need to do the service...

then youll probably need to do the service confirmed. I forgot that the new models added the additional services. Try this one. door closed key position 1 (make sure you have the temp. screen up...
Forum: W211 AMG
07-10-2007, 10:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 50,378
Posted By SLR199

door closed, key position 2. Scroll down in the...

door closed, key position 2. Scroll down in the menus until you get to "A service exceded by 23 days" or something to that nature. Hold he reset button down unti you get "confrim service interval by...
Forum: Classifieds
06-15-2007, 10:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,742
Posted By SLR199

StarTek info contains anything and everything you...

StarTek info contains anything and everything you would possibly need to repair your vehicle. You get Star Bulletins which contain recall campaigns, DTB's etc. EDAC which has a search feature so you...
Forum: Classifieds
06-14-2007, 08:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,742
Posted By SLR199

No problem.

No problem.
Forum: Classifieds
06-14-2007, 07:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,742
Posted By SLR199

You spelled "comment" wrong...twice. I won't even...

You spelled "comment" wrong...twice. I won't even get into the grammatical errors contained within your statement.
05-19-2007, 08:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,325
Posted By SLR199

Service B includes changing engine oil and...

Service B includes changing engine oil and filter, dust filter, wiper blades, brake and coolant flush if above specified milage.They will also completely check everything over, and should provide you...
04-14-2007, 04:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,195
Posted By SLR199

Smile Mercedes Engine Codes

Hello everyone. I am a new member here. I recently started working at a Mercedes Benz dealership. I have searched and come up empty handed. Does anyone know where I can find a list of all of the...
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