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05-26-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 795
Posted By Solo wing

I would look for MY 2012 and above (facelifted...

I would look for MY 2012 and above (facelifted cars). These have the updated head bolts, and personally I prefer the transmission over the pre-facelifted cars (MCT vs conventional TQ).
Also, the...
05-26-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,138
Posted By Solo wing

Nicely done! This is what I miss about the M113...

Nicely done!
This is what I miss about the M113 in my E55, all I needed is the CRC cleaner and a toothbrush. In my ML63, I have to remove the intake manifold and open it to reach the two throttle...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-14-2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,334
Posted By Solo wing

The M156 has its own share of issues ( head...

The M156 has its own share of issues ( head bolts, cams, adjusters, tappets....). With that said, I will still take it over the M113k. IMO, the E63 looks better, has the 7-G transmission, and is a...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-14-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 282
Posted By Solo wing

The oil can be consumed through the valve seals,...

The oil can be consumed through the valve seals, piston rings, rear main seal, even with a working PCV the intake sucks a huge amount of oil. As per AMG, the M156 can consume up to 1 liter/ 1000km,...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-14-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 592
Posted By Solo wing

Unless you update the bolts, it will always be a...

Unless you update the bolts, it will always be a time-bomb as long as you own the car. I do not believe there is a "safe zone" for the bolts, if they did not break the first 200k miles, they might do...
05-13-2019, 07:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,042
Posted By Solo wing

mdotk It is a possibility. Two years ago when...

mdotk It is a possibility.
Two years ago when the vibration started, it would come and go. Sometimes at idle, the next day no vibration. It got worse and consistent with time. I believe as the...
05-12-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,843
Posted By Solo wing

Personally never been a fan of white AMGs, but...

Personally never been a fan of white AMGs, but your car looks great! Enjoy it and be safe :)
05-12-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 508
Posted By Solo wing

IMO I don't think it affects the sound to a...

IMO I don't think it affects the sound to a noticeable degree, only way to be sure is to measure using a decibel meter. Some members reported a throatier, more crackling and popping exhaust, and a...
05-12-2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,042
Posted By Solo wing

My ML63 vibrated like crazy all the time. No...

My ML63 vibrated like crazy all the time. No codes, No CEL, and RPM stable. The vibration got worse by time, then I got a CEL and codes. The issue was a defective intake adjuster that would not lock...
04-29-2019, 04:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 242
Posted By Solo wing

100psi seems high, very high. Perhaps the...

100psi seems high, very high. Perhaps the compressor shutdown for protection. Seen many garages that over fill and this puts the AC into protection mode. The only correct way is to measure both the...
04-29-2019, 02:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 430
Posted By Solo wing

Couldn't find something specific in WIS, but I...

Couldn't find something specific in WIS, but I know that the transfer case, drive shaft, and transmission need to come off. Heavy job!
Need to disconnect transmission cooler lines so keep a new...
04-27-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 430
Posted By Solo wing

By owning multiple Mercedes / AMGs, I can tell...

By owning multiple Mercedes / AMGs, I can tell you almost all of them at some point leaked oil through the valve covers, and the rear engine seal. Valve covers is an easy DIY job. The rear seal...
04-21-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 462
Posted By Solo wing

I thought of installing them above the 6.5...

I thought of installing them above the 6.5 woofers, in the door panel- > this means cutting the panel, but would retain the clean factory look, and would keep everything together in one place....
Forum: W211 AMG
04-20-2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 748
Posted By Solo wing

Thanks ! Great write up :)

Thanks ! Great write up :)
04-20-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 273
Posted By Solo wing

If it was me I would not do it. Projects are fun,...

If it was me I would not do it. Projects are fun, but in this case there are many differences. AMGs have different brakes, suspension, cooling, and other major components. It just seems like an...
04-20-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 462
Posted By Solo wing

I am going through a similar process with my...

I am going through a similar process with my ML63. It has the HK system. I replaced the factory head unit with a Kenwood DNX995S. I will be installing an SQ system. Focal KRX3 in the front, FPS4160...
04-19-2019, 06:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 379
Posted By Solo wing

The display gauge shows between 80 and 100c....

The display gauge shows between 80 and 100c. However, the OBD sensor shows a steady 100 most of the time.
Forum: W219
04-16-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 536
Posted By Solo wing

Your choice of the headunit doesn't matter as...

Your choice of the headunit doesn't matter as much as the integration interface. There are plenty of 2 din HUs in all price ranges. However, you need to buy the CAN-bus interface for the (SW...
04-08-2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 326
Posted By Solo wing

I believe both front speakers are the same. As...

I believe both front speakers are the same. As for a direct replacement, the front passenger speaker blew some time ago, and I replaced it with a Focal P165V15 6.5" mid speaker. The fit is direct,...
04-06-2019, 03:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 377
Posted By Solo wing

Noice! But I'll take this: ...

Noice!
But I'll take this:
https://youtu.be/rEPlrKG-Kdg
A twin Turbo'd M156.
04-06-2019, 03:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 636
Posted By Solo wing

Tell me about it! The CEL flashing on & off and...

Tell me about it! The CEL flashing on & off and the whole car shaking like crazy.....

I see you have an O2 code, maybe start from there?
In my case the misfire was in bank 2 ONLY, which was...
03-27-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By Solo wing

AFAIK facelifted C63 has an MCT transmission,...

AFAIK facelifted C63 has an MCT transmission, there is NO torque converter.
03-27-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 446
Posted By Solo wing

Maybe reset the fuel trims, if they are out of...

Maybe reset the fuel trims, if they are out of range, CEL.....etc
Although, if no error code is present you don't need to. The ECU will re-learn the new parameters and adjust as needed.
For the...
03-26-2019, 03:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,032
Posted By Solo wing

Sounds like the engine in this vid: ...

Sounds like the engine in this vid:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fGi0w4hHoTw
The bloke did not respond to the comments.
Maybe the flaps in the intake manifold failed. One member experienced...
03-24-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 241
Posted By Solo wing

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

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1599x720/w163_amg_shocks_front_17682a60ce3971777d76a23258c568106c5394c0.png...
03-16-2019, 06:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 563
Posted By Solo wing

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

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1487x602/1_0ac1b86d15461c4cc8c5335f04d920aa06a612e7.png
Temp sensor...
02-19-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 319
Posted By Solo wing

Had the same noise on my E55 & ML63, dealers...

Had the same noise on my E55 & ML63, dealers always said it was normal, they showed me a WIS document explaining why steering racks make this type of noise. Although in your case the column might be...
02-04-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 20,128
Posted By Solo wing

Thank you for the feedback guys! Excellent work...

Thank you for the feedback guys! Excellent work :).
I wanted to ask those who have the HK sound system, how is the audio quality?
In the stock unit, you can choose one of three modes: Standard,...
Forum: W211 AMG
01-29-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By Solo wing

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lsMQxO_Kz0c

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lsMQxO_Kz0c
Forum: W211 AMG
01-29-2019, 12:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By Solo wing

Looks like a leaking injector O-ring. Depending...

Looks like a leaking injector O-ring. Depending on the mileage/ age might be a good time to replace the injectors and do the intake gasket :D
Forum: W211 AMG
01-29-2019, 12:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 479
Posted By Solo wing

The car has two units: Delivery unit 510 ( With...

The car has two units:
Delivery unit 510 ( With level sensor & integrated filter): A2114706394
Delivery unit 270 (With level sensor): A2114703694
Suggest you replace the seal ring A2114710579.

...
Forum: W211 AMG
01-28-2019, 02:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 479
Posted By Solo wing

What is the VIN?

What is the VIN?
01-24-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 940
Posted By Solo wing

NO and NO Removing the catalyst converters will...

NO and NO
Removing the catalyst converters will cause an error.
Forum: W211 AMG
01-24-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 386
Posted By Solo wing

I attached the WIS doc. I just replaced the...

I attached the WIS doc.
I just replaced the thermostat and upper hose two days ago. Recommend you check/ replace the lower and upper hoses at the same time, to avoid headaches later on.

Lower...
Forum: W211 AMG
01-20-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,030
Posted By Solo wing

Broke the original cap, and I chose not to drive...

Broke the original cap, and I chose not to drive with it. The thought of oil making a mess, or worse, if tiny plastic bits fell inside :eek:. The part wasn't in stock at that time, so I used an...
Forum: W211 AMG
01-11-2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,011
Posted By Solo wing

I would check the camshafts/ lifters for wear...

I would check the camshafts/ lifters for wear while the covers are removed, just to make sure everything is in good shape.
01-06-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 649
Posted By Solo wing

WIS wouldn't print the data card for some reason...

WIS wouldn't print the data card for some reason :) . The engine number on this car is # 46082 which is affected by the head bolt issue.
However, to check the specs on this car, go to this link and...
01-05-2019, 04:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 649
Posted By Solo wing

I have an Escalade, a Civic, and the ML63 is my...

I have an Escalade, a Civic, and the ML63 is my daily car, It is the best.

1- The M156 suffers from camshaft wear, defective camshaft adjusters, valve buckets wear, and the head bolt issue. Other...
Forum: W210 AMG
12-31-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 20,803
Posted By Solo wing

Sold the E55 back in 2016. Here is what I think: ...

Sold the E55 back in 2016. Here is what I think:
- For the NA AMG M113, deleting 2nd cats + resonator + X-pipe = best mod for both sound and money.
- Magnecor wires look nice, but had issues after...
12-27-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 597
Posted By Solo wing

I attached the WIS doc. It shows front bumper...

I attached the WIS doc. It shows front bumper removal for the 164, your car is 164.8 (164886) according to WIS. This is for both the ML & GL.
Good luck.
12-24-2018, 01:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,570
Posted By Solo wing

Vibration started in 2016 (~70k miles) and got...

Vibration started in 2016 (~70k miles) and got worse over time. This is the second intake adjuster replacement. First replacement was back in 2009 following DTB S-B-05.20/20b.
Car had the following...
12-24-2018, 12:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 597
Posted By Solo wing

I found the instructions in WIS under doc...

I found the instructions in WIS under doc ar82.10-p-2300gy
I cannot print the doc/save as a PDF due to an unknown issue. The DRL in the pictures look a little bit different from yours. However,...
12-24-2018, 12:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,570
Posted By Solo wing

:rolf::rolf::rolf::rolf:​​​​​​​:rolf:​​​​​​​:rolf:...

:rolf::rolf::rolf::rolf:​​​​​​​:rolf:​​​​​​​:rolf:

Sure, the plate has worn down so much the pin wouldn't lock anymore....
12-23-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,570
Posted By Solo wing

I carry a code reader all the time. I check live...

I carry a code reader all the time. I check live parameters and monitors on a weekly basis (out of hobby), and NO, there were no codes/ CEL present, until things got worse (after a year) and the ECU...
12-23-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,570
Posted By Solo wing

First, it started with a vibration. One year...

First, it started with a vibration. One year later, I started getting adjuster start-up noise. In the second year, during a cold start,the adjuster made a very loud noise and the cam went off timing....
Forum: W211 AMG
12-21-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 345
Posted By Solo wing

When I bought the reservoir for the M156, it had...

When I bought the reservoir for the M156, it had the cap & cap seal with it. Make sure to get the updated reservoir. Valuable info in here:...
12-21-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 413
Posted By Solo wing

Heads need to be removed, which makes up 60-70 %...

Heads need to be removed, which makes up 60-70 % of the engine removal process. If I were to remove the heads, It will be complete engine removal and overhaul.
AMG says ~ 0.8 Liters per 1000km (0.85...
12-21-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,570
Posted By Solo wing

My car had a vibration issue. First, at idle in...

My car had a vibration issue. First, at idle in gear, then it got worse were it vibrated even in P & N. Engine & transmission mounts are both healthy. It appears the issue was caused by a defective...
Forum: W218
12-20-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 639
Posted By Solo wing

Noice :) Now, AFAIK the rear sensors don't...

Noice :)
Now, AFAIK the rear sensors don't have control over anything, it only monitors the efficiency of the catalysts. But the CEL can be so annoying & distracting. Price was good !
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
12-20-2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,213
Posted By Solo wing

If I was in your place, I'd go with the M156 507...

If I was in your place, I'd go with the M156 507 every time. The engine is a masterpiece, the (NA V8) sound alone is insane, pure, and powerful. Also, from a maintenance point of view, the M156 is an...
12-19-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,823
Posted By Solo wing

TBH I don't like how yellow parking lights are,...

TBH I don't like how yellow parking lights are, even though they are the blue bulbs ( but I geuss nothing beats LED/HID in color)
I tried Lasfit T10 W5W LED bulbs but they kept flashing on & off...
12-19-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 597
Posted By Solo wing

Here is a video for the GL. ...

Here is a video for the GL.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yClLu2JhR1Q

Fuse list/location:
http://www.mercedesmedic.com/gl-fuse-chart-x164/
12-19-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,823
Posted By Solo wing

I just installed OSRAM D1S CBB bulbs. The 7000k...

I just installed OSRAM D1S CBB bulbs. The 7000k thing is just marketing thing, as they are pure white, with a slight hint of blue closer to 5500k. They look great and elegant. Lighting up more than...
12-19-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 597
Posted By Solo wing

My battery once died and I needed to normalize...

My battery once died and I needed to normalize the windows and liftgate (Won't open or close), I read somewhere to reset it by pulling the fuse and opening the door manually all the way to the top...
Forum: W211 AMG
12-19-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 510
Posted By Solo wing

The faster it reaches operating temperature, the...

The faster it reaches operating temperature, the less emissions it produces, according to Mercedes WIS.
12-18-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 402
Posted By Solo wing

I once saw an SL63 (M156) with the head bolt...

I once saw an SL63 (M156) with the head bolt issue, however, the coolant wasn't going into combustion chamber or into the oil. The coolant was leaking between the engine block and the engine heads...
Forum: W211 AMG
12-18-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,011
Posted By Solo wing

Oi mate, EPC shows two bolts for the coil...

Oi mate,
EPC shows two bolts for the coil packs.

OLD = N000000001147

NEW = N000000002179 (Same engine cut-off point when they started using plastic covers #60061250)...
12-16-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By Solo wing

My advise is to also replace the reservoir if it...

My advise is to also replace the reservoir if it had not been done recently. I had a leaking steering system, fluid would leak from the reservoir cap, the pump was extremely noisy, and the steering...
Forum: W211 AMG
12-15-2018, 04:29 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,011
Posted By Solo wing

EPC shows both Aluminum and plastic versions for...

EPC shows both Aluminum and plastic versions for the M156 engine. The Aluminum part was revised to plastic.
...
12-13-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 429
Posted By Solo wing

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PJ964yvazyE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PJ964yvazyE
Forum: ML63 AMG W166
12-12-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 749
Posted By Solo wing

Get a code reader, and post the codes. If there...

Get a code reader, and post the codes. If there are any weird noises I would not run it, not even for short time. You can scan the car while the ignition is ON (engine off). If the CEL was flashing,...
Forum: ML63 AMG W166
12-08-2018, 02:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 521
Posted By Solo wing

Airmatic reservoir. "Metal compressed air...

Airmatic reservoir.
"Metal compressed air reservoir. Stores compressed air for level control. Used for decoupling between compressor and level control."
Source:...
12-01-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,834
Posted By Solo wing

A1560102172 ...

A1560102172
https://www.ecstuning.com/b-genuine-mercedes-benz-parts/oil-dipstick/1560102172/
Forum: W218
11-30-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 639
Posted By Solo wing

Although not a W218, I personally use a cheap OBD...

Although not a W218, I personally use a cheap OBD reader from eBay & "OBD Auto Doctor" for Android. Been 4 years now and it is working fine. Helped me a lot, provides much needed data.
My next step...
11-29-2018, 06:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 490
Posted By Solo wing

This website has plenty of information: ...

This website has plenty of information:
http://www.mercupgrades.com/
I believe your car has NTG 3.5. I saw many W221 owners who reported they can't stream audio over Bluetooth. However, many...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-26-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 487
Posted By Solo wing

Perhaps the sunroof drains are clogged or...

Perhaps the sunroof drains are clogged or leaking.
https://mbworld.org/forums/c-class-w204/498031-water-leak-how-test-unclog-sunroof-drains-w-pics.html
11-23-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 443
Posted By Solo wing

Does it happen at all stations/ pumps ? The...

Does it happen at all stations/ pumps ?
The reason might be a build up of pressure in the tank, so when you fill-up, the nozzle detects the pressure / fumes and stops pumping, thinking the tank is...
11-15-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,147
Posted By Solo wing

+63 The M156 sounds amazing all the time, but...

+63
The M156 sounds amazing all the time, but in winter time, holy cow it sounds extra amazing with all the pops crackles.
11-15-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 543
Posted By Solo wing

If you notice in the DTC screenshot I uploaded,...

If you notice in the DTC screenshot I uploaded, the two banks are fighting each other, one is rich while the other is lean. Moreover, the fuel trims were going crazy, Bank1 LFT was -27 and Bank2 LFT...
11-15-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 543
Posted By Solo wing

FYI, in SDS the EIN camshaft position while warm...

FYI, in SDS the EIN camshaft position while warm and in idle should be between (26-30).
I had a CEL, and a bunch of codes (Initially P0018) and the cause was a bad intake adjuster (In SDS it would...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-11-2018, 04:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,297
Posted By Solo wing

The fuel rail has one sensor, on the driver's...

The fuel rail has one sensor, on the driver's side, it measures rail pressure and reports to the ECU.
The second sensor is inside the fuel tank, it has to do with fuel emissions/evap and tank...
11-09-2018, 07:02 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 236,146
Posted By Solo wing

Bank 1 is on the passenger's side (which has...

Bank 1 is on the passenger's side (which has cylinder # 1). In most cases/ failures, the intake side will not lock anymore, personally I haven't seen a failed exhaust adjuster yet.
Of course the...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-02-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,138
Posted By Solo wing

ikrazyfoo 4ShoreRunner AMG revised the steering...

ikrazyfoo 4ShoreRunner
AMG revised the steering reservoir with a better version. It has an improved filter/screen which prevents the pump from starvation/cavitation. My PS pump started whining after...
Forum: W211 AMG
11-01-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,138
Posted By Solo wing

Attached instruction from WIS. Proceed at your...

Attached instruction from WIS. Proceed at your own risk.

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1237x362/belt_pulleys_4ee6b9e4db50c67340646268cd1553f62b14ae54.png


Good luck :)
Forum: W210 AMG
10-30-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,704
Posted By Solo wing

IMHO I think the best muffler on the these cars...

IMHO I think the best muffler on the these cars is the original AMG muffler. It is quiet when cruising, and loud when you get on it. Maybe search around for a used E55 muffler, keep in mind they are...
10-30-2018, 04:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 569
Posted By Solo wing

Perhaps there is a way through the oil filter...

Perhaps there is a way through the oil filter housing. When testing oil pressure on the M156, you have to use a special cap that has an adapter, gauge, and a house....
10-29-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 728
Posted By Solo wing

I attached the WIS file. The bolts can be re-used...

I attached the WIS file. The bolts can be re-used since they are not TTY bolts, just follow the torque values & tightening procedure.
Proceed at your own risk
Good luck :)
Forum: W213 AMG
10-28-2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 359
Posted By Solo wing

Most modern Mercedes cars have an internal...

Most modern Mercedes cars have an internal flap/lever inside the headlight housing where it changes the beam into a straight cutoff-pattern. I attached the WIS document, it shows the procedure for...
Forum: W210 AMG
10-25-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By Solo wing

Looking at Mercedes WIS, it appears the N10-1...

Looking at Mercedes WIS, it appears the N10-1 relay is connected to BOTH the front and rear light dome lamps.
Judging by your pictures I assume it doesn't have Parktronic (PTS). From what I read,...
10-25-2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 939
Posted By Solo wing

Yes, big time!! Since the ECU uses it to control...

Yes, big time!! Since the ECU uses it to control the mixture.
10-24-2018, 12:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 734
Posted By Solo wing

A1560101772 ...

A1560101772
https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1359x705/capture_c8457837175252e93dd960d2ffa6a5216e672754.png
Forum: W212 AMG
10-23-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 470
Posted By Solo wing

I replaced the fuel filter in my ML63 in July,...

I replaced the fuel filter in my ML63 in July, since it was leaking fuel all over the ground. The smell was unbearable and probably very dangerous inside the cabin. The service adviser told me this...
10-23-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,383
Posted By Solo wing

Oh yeah, I forgot! You should contact the AMG...

Oh yeah, I forgot!
You should contact the AMG Private Lounge. If you haven't done so, go to the AMG PL website, register and get in touch with the team.
Explain your issue, and what steps you have...
10-23-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,383
Posted By Solo wing

From my experience, incompetent dealers prefer...

From my experience, incompetent dealers prefer replacing the whole part instead of fixing the specific issue. Our dealer in Saudi Arabia, wanted to replace the whole engine instead of replacing the...
10-22-2018, 11:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 734
Posted By Solo wing

https://mbworld.org/forums/c63-amg-w204/308968-oil...

https://mbworld.org/forums/c63-amg-w204/308968-oil-dipstick-tab-expanation.html (https://mbworld.org/forums/c63-amg-w204/308968-oil-dipstick-tab-expanation-2.html)
Forum: W212 AMG
10-20-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 610
Posted By Solo wing

According to Mercedes WIS, It is "OK" for an M157...

According to Mercedes WIS, It is "OK" for an M157 engine to consume up to ~ 0.8 L per 1000km. More than that would require a repair.
10-20-2018, 02:55 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,624
Posted By Solo wing

Amazing work mate! Kudos to you. Everything...

Amazing work mate! Kudos to you.
Everything looks very clean and professional.
Forum: W219
10-20-2018, 02:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 288
Posted By Solo wing

I once had a Canadian 2002 E55 (W210), the low...

I once had a Canadian 2002 E55 (W210), the low beams would turn on as soon as I shift our of park. The solution was to replace the headlight switch with one from a US car. I don't know if this is the...
10-18-2018, 08:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 287
Posted By Solo wing

This is a job for someone with Mercedes SDS...

This is a job for someone with Mercedes SDS computer (Dealer or Mercedes independent..). I have seen some code readers that claim it can erase SRS faults, I have never tried them personally.

Good...
10-18-2018, 07:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 640
Posted By Solo wing

The C63 507 Has the updated head bolts, and all...

The C63 507 Has the updated head bolts, and all M156 engines produced post mid-2011. The engine serial number is the way to verify.

I have only seen a handful of incidents, all of them were...
10-18-2018, 07:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 260
Posted By Solo wing

I had a W210 E55, which is very similar to the...

I had a W210 E55, which is very similar to the W208, the trunk would open and move up less than an inch. I took the interior trunk paneling and adjusted the springs on both sides. The springs when...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-14-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 429
Posted By Solo wing

​​​​​​​Yes, the part # is 0004669502. Looking at...

​​​​​​​Yes, the part # is 0004669502. Looking at several websites, it looks the price is around ~$50
Also, remember to use the correct steering fluid, I don't know if CHF11S is the correct one. I...
Forum: W211 AMG
10-13-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 429
Posted By Solo wing

I had a steering pump whine all the time,...

I had a steering pump whine all the time, regardless of the wheels direction. Instead of replacing the steering pump, the cause was the fluid reservoir. With age, the filtering screen becomes clogged...
07-21-2018, 12:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 472
Posted By Solo wing

Before replacing the expensive stuff, try...

Before replacing the expensive stuff, try replacing the steering fluid reservoir. With time the filter gets clogged, limiting flow and causing issues (Noise, difficulty to turn...)
This was the case...
07-10-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 742
Posted By Solo wing

If you are looking at any car with the M156...

If you are looking at any car with the M156 engine, i'd get a 2011 MY just to be on the safe side, since the headbolts issue has been dealt with. Search for the M156 issues and you'll find many...
07-10-2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 832
Posted By Solo wing

One of the symptoms for a bad PCV is a hissing...

One of the symptoms for a bad PCV is a hissing sound after shutdown. This might be your issue.
Depending on the mileage and age, many choose to replace the intake manifold gaskets, bolts and the PCV...
Forum: W212 AMG
05-12-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 612
Posted By Solo wing

This is the wrong forum. Your car is a W211. ...

This is the wrong forum. Your car is a W211.
https://mbworld.org/forums/w211-amg-81/
I attached the TSB.

Good luck!
Forum: ML63 AMG W166
04-30-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 839
Posted By Solo wing

EPC shows 8 spark plugs. ...

EPC shows 8 spark plugs.
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1059x684/untitled_f4956be75fa1db16a7a1862a164e26e30fafb040.png
03-23-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 543
Posted By Solo wing

When I replaced the gasket in my E55, I put a...

When I replaced the gasket in my E55, I put a very small amount of MB sealant between the gasket and valve cover (in the gasket groove) to prevent the gasket from falling. I don't know if this...
03-23-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,112
Posted By Solo wing

P0050: HO2S Heater Control Circuit B2S1 P0330:...

P0050: HO2S Heater Control Circuit B2S1
P0330: P0330 Knock Sensor 2 Circuit Malfunction (Bank 2)
What is the mileage? at that age, the O2 sensors might need replacing.
Also, consider replacing...
02-20-2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,544
Posted By Solo wing

I sent an inquiry to Liqui Moly regarding the...

I sent an inquiry to Liqui Moly regarding the amount of ZDDP between LHT 5W40 & 10W60 and got the following:...
02-13-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 594
Posted By Solo wing

I used Liqui Moly 10W-60 in the summer, as temps...

I used Liqui Moly 10W-60 in the summer, as temps reach above 50c and the M156 has a weak/defective valve train, and the thicker oil might help. Great oil, no complaints at all. However, keep in mind...
02-03-2018, 02:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 234
Posted By Solo wing

The noise under the cap, did it sound like this? ...

The noise under the cap, did it sound like this? skip to 1:25 mark
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1tMsO-xOCW0
Try recording the sound.
Forum: W211 AMG
02-03-2018, 02:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,454
Posted By Solo wing

Maybe o2 sensor, timing problem (Camshaft...

Maybe o2 sensor, timing problem (Camshaft adjusters), or a leaking intake manifold gasket. If the gasket is the cause, don't forget to replace the PCV at the same time.
Good luck
01-26-2018, 06:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 350
Posted By Solo wing

The ticking is from the injectors, that is...

The ticking is from the injectors, that is normal. The other noise might be from the belt or pulleys.
Forum: W211 AMG
01-24-2018, 01:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,361
Posted By Solo wing

This bulletin might have some info ↓ ↓ . Try...

This bulletin might have some info ↓ ↓ . Try opening the PDF using Microsoft edge or any PDF reader other than Google chrome, as the sound files won't open in chrome.
Edit: Attached audio files.
Forum: ML63 AMG W166
01-23-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 705
Posted By Solo wing

If the brakes are the same size as the older W164...

If the brakes are the same size as the older W164 ML63, he can run 19" wheels. The first batch of the ML63 in EU & Asia had these wheels as standard. The tire size will be 295/45R19....
01-17-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 394
Posted By Solo wing

Follow manufacturer instructions. It is a good...

Follow manufacturer instructions. It is a good balance between handling, safety, comfort, and mileage. Also, the second number in a tire size (sidewall) is not a measurement in mm, but it is the...
Forum: W212 AMG
01-11-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,794
Posted By Solo wing

Do you know the old camshaft part # ? They...

Do you know the old camshaft part # ? They probably knew something was wrong, that is why some parts are revised three or four times. What is strange is the number of part revisions, differs from...
Forum: W212 AMG
01-11-2018, 05:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,794
Posted By Solo wing

This is unfortunate mate. I have seen a couple...

This is unfortunate mate. I have seen a couple M156s with the exact incident. Camshaft eats thru the tappet and there goes your engine. What is the mileage? Do you know the history?
Looking at the...
01-09-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 735
Posted By Solo wing

Don't worry about it. The same thing happened to...

Don't worry about it. The same thing happened to my ML recently. I was driving close to my home, when I got the "low coolant" warning of death, where I started thinking about the head bolts. Luckily...
01-06-2018, 04:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,009
Posted By Solo wing

Did you check how the oil looks? Looks like a...

Did you check how the oil looks? Looks like a typical M156 headbolt issue. It is a known defect. The attached PDF has some info.
For now, you can check the engine for piston/rod damage if everything...
Forum: W211 AMG
01-02-2018, 06:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 626
Posted By Solo wing

Part # 1560100470 ...

Part # 1560100470

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1328x673-1/untitled_e3bed746a8dee9e5b528d9c03142d2500feb2cfd.png
Forum: W211 AMG
12-29-2017, 12:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,051
Posted By Solo wing

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Forum: ML63 AMG W166
12-29-2017, 11:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 622
Posted By Solo wing

Cracked trims are not uncommon with Mercedes...

Cracked trims are not uncommon with Mercedes vehicles. My W124 had this due to the sun and age, and my W210 had this issue in Canada due to temperature swings. However, this occurring on a fairly...
12-28-2017, 01:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,220
Posted By Solo wing

http://bevo.mercedes-benz.com/bevolisten/224.1_en....

http://bevo.mercedes-benz.com/bevolisten/224.1_en.html
https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/381x297-1/p00_40_2030_11_multilanguage_gif_2dccb5b621df9696a4984f11f95c83f671bc2315.gif
12-23-2017, 02:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,621
Posted By Solo wing

The dealer replaced the intake adjusters under...

The dealer replaced the intake adjusters under warranty and the noise continues, so I had to live with it. Seen many M156s suffer from this noise.
Regarding the thicker oil, I ran LiquiMoly 10w-60...
12-22-2017, 08:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,621
Posted By Solo wing

Sounds like the camshaft adjuster pin slapping...

Sounds like the camshaft adjuster pin slapping back and forth. I have the same sound on my ML and gave up trying to fix it.
12-19-2017, 04:44 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,551
Posted By Solo wing

I think that engines up to 60024801 might be...

I think that engines up to 60024801 might be safe, and the defect starts with engine 60024802 all the way to 60060658.
If you look at the bolt revisions at EPC you will notice that the first two...
12-18-2017, 03:52 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,551
Posted By Solo wing

Guys, what is the serial number for your engines?...

Guys, what is the serial number for your engines? I have a theory that I am willing to share if it proves to be correct.

Cheers
12-16-2017, 12:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 351
Posted By Solo wing

First, check the fluid level. If it is low add...

First, check the fluid level. If it is low add more and check. If it does not fix the noise, replace the fluid -> suck, refill, and repeat method.
Sometimes the screen/filter inside the reservoir...
12-05-2017, 02:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 594
Posted By Solo wing

That will last a long time, if not for life.

That will last a long time, if not for life.
12-05-2017, 03:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 538
Posted By Solo wing

Did it look like this? I know it is white, bluish...

Did it look like this? I know it is white, bluish smoke, but the mirrors could've given you a false color, auto-dimming and stuff?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M-T02BwBUgg
12-02-2017, 08:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 394
Posted By Solo wing

Do you have access to a Star Diagnostic system?...

Do you have access to a Star Diagnostic system? maybe try resetting the gearbox adaptations and/or check codes. If not, perhaps disconnecting the battery for a whole day might help. I've seen many...
Forum: W211 AMG
12-02-2017, 08:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 841
Posted By Solo wing

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1441x887-1/untitled_eb17edf4724e1bab979cd20fbb6872791a157023.png

This is from Mercedes fluid specs site:...
11-14-2017, 03:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,764
Posted By Solo wing

The ML63 and the ML500/550 have different part...

The ML63 and the ML500/550 have different part numbers. I think they might be different in terms of dampening, harshness and load tolerance.
...
11-11-2017, 06:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,046
Posted By Solo wing

There is a weak spot in the steering system. The...

There is a weak spot in the steering system. The reservoir has a small screen that filters fluid, it gets dirty and clogged with time/mileage. Sometimes, the fluid is new, the pump and rack are in...
Forum: W212 AMG
11-10-2017, 07:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 849
Posted By Solo wing

If the W212 setup is similar to the W204 C63, I...

If the W212 setup is similar to the W204 C63, I recommend you add a crossover in place of the resonator, either an X or H pipe. Keeping the exhaust straight with no crossover will sound like ****,...
10-24-2017, 06:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 389
Posted By Solo wing

Do you need the rear bags? or the whole...

Do you need the rear bags? or the whole suspension?
You could try Arnott, never dealt with them TBH, but it seems a good/cheaper alternative to Mercedes parts.
http://www.arnottindustries.com/
10-22-2017, 04:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 388
Posted By Solo wing

I'm interested, I sent an enquiry a few months...

I'm interested, I sent an enquiry a few months ago and I was told that the ML63 is not compatible that time. Sadly I'm not in Britain or even Europe so I can't help. However, please keep us updated...
10-20-2017, 07:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,070
Posted By Solo wing

If the wheels from the W166 ML63 are 21, then yes...

If the wheels from the W166 ML63 are 21, then yes it will be the same size 295/35/21, I'm not sure about the offset though. I have the GL550-X166 21-AMG wheels installed on my ML63, and the offset...
10-02-2017, 02:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 546
Posted By Solo wing

It's not clear from the images, looks like dirt...

It's not clear from the images, looks like dirt has accumulated over the years. However, if oil is leaking from that area you might need to replace the valve cover gaskets. Easy/cheap job, you'll be...
07-19-2017, 10:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 612
Posted By Solo wing

In my ML (Juffali, KSA) I get no warning. I'm...

In my ML (Juffali, KSA) I get no warning. I'm willing to bet that you could remove the speed warning using STAR. But not thru the dealer, It's illegal and they don't want to be liable.
Plenty of...
07-09-2017, 12:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,095
Posted By Solo wing

This could help: ...

This could help:
https://mbworld.org/forums/ml55-amg-ml63-amg-w163-w164/658702-ml63-m156-engine-dipstick-popping.html
Forum: W210 AMG
07-01-2017, 09:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 712
Posted By Solo wing

I had a Canadian 2002 with no ventilated seats -...

I had a Canadian 2002 with no ventilated seats - produced by the end of 2001. I think it was optional, same as NAV at that time.
06-29-2017, 05:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 25,631
Posted By Solo wing

Sounds completely fine to me, no lifter, cam or...

Sounds completely fine to me, no lifter, cam or adjuster noise. The injectors do make a slight ticking noise, nothing to worry about. Enjoy your new coupe!
If it's worrying you too much you could...
06-21-2017, 10:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 336
Posted By Solo wing

In my E55 & ML63 the interior lights (footwell,...

In my E55 & ML63 the interior lights (footwell, door handles...) are part of the interior lightening package. Maybe your W204 doesn't have it.
Forum: W211 AMG
06-17-2017, 10:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 929
Posted By Solo wing

You could do an oil analysis to test for...

You could do an oil analysis to test for coolant/oil contamination.
05-25-2017, 08:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,859
Posted By Solo wing

Don't know about the W204, but in the W164 ML...

Don't know about the W204, but in the W164 ML when you have the iPod interface installed the aux input will be disabled. Perhaps this is the case?:nix:
05-24-2017, 02:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 279
Posted By Solo wing

Yes, It is possible to find different diagrams. ...

Yes, It is possible to find different diagrams.
For example, the W164 ML has two or three fuse charts according to the production year, market and equipment. I have one diagram that shows the...
05-22-2017, 01:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,359
Posted By Solo wing

Just drive a few miles, it'll go off. You can...

Just drive a few miles, it'll go off. You can erase the error with any OBD scanner/adapter, even a Bluetooth one with a mobile app.
05-19-2017, 06:50 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 47,916
Posted By Solo wing

I know a place in GTA. They put x-pipe in my old...

I know a place in GTA. They put x-pipe in my old E55. I'll PM you the info.
Forum: W219
05-18-2017, 06:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,872
Posted By Solo wing

https://mbworld.org/forums/w211-amg/486114-m156-fi...

https://mbworld.org/forums/w211-amg/486114-m156-firing-order.html
https://mbworld.org/forums/w211-amg/185928-engine-firing-order.html
...
05-13-2017, 04:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,347
Posted By Solo wing

Looking at EPC, head bolts A1560160669 "must no...

Looking at EPC, head bolts A1560160669 "must no longer be used". (Note 414)
No 414 note for the older bolts A1560160469 & A1560160369. In fact, A1560160469 has a note to "exhaust stock of old...
05-11-2017, 09:33 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 17,455
Posted By Solo wing

I don't hear a ticking, tapping or knocking. In...

I don't hear a ticking, tapping or knocking. In fact this sounds like a healthy M156.
Forum: W211 AMG
05-03-2017, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By Solo wing

Intake noise. These might help: ...

Intake noise. These might help:
https://physics.stackexchange.com/questions/272914/how-does-a-side-branch-intake-resonator-helmholtz-work
...
Forum: W211 AMG
05-03-2017, 11:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By Solo wing

My ML has the old intake tube without the...

My ML has the old intake tube without the black-box thing. I think it's an intake resonator, helps with the noise and the waves resonating back and forth, I could be wrong though.
05-01-2017, 09:23 AM
Replies: 1,223
Views: 201,300
Posted By Solo wing

Your car IS IN the affected range. As for the...

Your car IS IN the affected range. As for the how-to and what to buy, search is your friend. Plenty of threads (DIY,FYI....) that show the necessary steps and the parts.
GL
Forum: Canada
04-26-2017, 12:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,515
Posted By Solo wing

Car is SOLD. Please close/delete thread.

Car is SOLD. Please close/delete thread.
Forum: W210 AMG
04-26-2017, 12:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,281
Posted By Solo wing

Car is SOLD. Please close/delete thread.

Car is SOLD. Please close/delete thread.
04-05-2017, 04:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 791
Posted By Solo wing

Since it's a MY 2008 -assuming the production...

Since it's a MY 2008 -assuming the production year is 2007-
The camshafts (intake to be specific), adjusters and valve buckets might get noisy and need replacing so keep that in mind, In addition to...
04-03-2017, 04:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 411
Posted By Solo wing

Looks lovely, really good job! I love the...

Looks lovely, really good job!
I love the color combination, Silver suits the AMG nicely.
What did you do to the interior/leather? what products if you used any?

Cheers
Have fun.
03-30-2017, 09:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,692
Posted By Solo wing

If the noise is constant cold & warm this might...

If the noise is constant cold & warm this might mean the camshaft is hitting/eating thru the lifters. I've seen this issue on early m156s, don't know if it's applicable to 08 and later engines.
03-29-2017, 03:39 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,049
Posted By Solo wing

Sorry mate, it's probably for the best. Plenty of...

Sorry mate, it's probably for the best. Plenty of 63s out there.
Good luck.
03-29-2017, 02:32 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,049
Posted By Solo wing

So there is no insulation, missing grill piece...

So there is no insulation, missing grill piece and non tinted -AMG - headlights. Aren't all C63s supposed to have the dark headlights? Never seen any with the clear ones.
03-29-2017, 02:26 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,049
Posted By Solo wing

Congrats on the purchase! Maybe they removed...

Congrats on the purchase!
Maybe they removed the insulation to get more sound out of the engine :nix:
IMO it's not a big deal:...
03-28-2017, 03:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,037
Posted By Solo wing

I will be changing the bolts along with the...

I will be changing the bolts along with the lifters/tappets -and the cams if there's wear-.
I plan on keeping the car for a few years, and paying now to fix the issues is way better than unexpected...
03-28-2017, 12:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,037
Posted By Solo wing

Only way is to remove the covers, I don't know if...

Only way is to remove the covers, I don't know if you'll be able to see them with the camshafts in place. So If you went to the trouble of removing the cams, only thing left to do is replace the...
03-28-2017, 09:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,037
Posted By Solo wing

They updated the headbolts halfway through 2011,...

They updated the headbolts halfway through 2011, starting with engine serial 60,658. Since yours is a 2008 -and assuming it was never replaced- I'd say you have the early headbolts from factory. Your...
03-26-2017, 06:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 415
Posted By Solo wing

I'm not from the US so I don't know about CA...

I'm not from the US so I don't know about CA emission laws. All I know is they are stricter than other states. (you might pass the sniffer test, there will be no CEL when you delete the 2nd cats, but...
03-26-2017, 05:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 415
Posted By Solo wing

Here you go: ...

Here you go:

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/425x287/80-5782287_9a84ec68910ac950ae2927389c7aa590fd053840.gif

I don't know the diameter of the exhaust on the w215/w216. On...
03-26-2017, 03:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 647
Posted By Solo wing

I think what this does (assuming it is possible)...

I think what this does (assuming it is possible) is it sets the level of brightness to the highest level. I noticed that on both my cars, when you enter or exit the car, the ambient lighting becomes...
03-26-2017, 03:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 415
Posted By Solo wing

He didn't modify the muffler. ...

He didn't modify the muffler.

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1079x809/80-untitled_2e240180d1374e23764fe9ff7eb30193a21f8b1d.png

Deleting the Resonator & Secondary Cats...
03-26-2017, 02:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,852
Posted By Solo wing

Sounds lovely, good work!! IMO deleting the...

Sounds lovely, good work!!
IMO deleting the resonator+secondary cats is the best mod for AMGs.
How much I miss the sound of my E55 M113 whining on a cold start. But I prefer my ML over the E :)
Forum: W219
03-25-2017, 08:36 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 12,254
Posted By Solo wing

Amazing! Kudos for not only doing this job but...

Amazing! Kudos for not only doing this job but also taking HQ pics of every step.
Regarding the removal of the cams with the adjusters together, I have seen at least three guys who did that with no...
03-20-2017, 06:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,009
Posted By Solo wing

I think it would be better to start a new thread...

I think it would be better to start a new thread regarding/serving your issue.
I'll reply there.
Cheers.
03-20-2017, 05:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,009
Posted By Solo wing

Sorry to see this happen to you. Where are you...

Sorry to see this happen to you. Where are you located? Did the mechanic tell you what/how did it happen?
The lawsuit failed/was dropped. The car is 10 years old, I don't think they'll pay for...
03-20-2017, 05:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,834
Posted By Solo wing

Good job, excellent write-up! Thanks a lot mate....

Good job, excellent write-up! Thanks a lot mate. I'm going to replace the valve soon. These are the symptoms:
1- Engine idles higher than normal.
2- Oil dipstick popping out after spirited driving....
03-17-2017, 06:46 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 17,455
Posted By Solo wing

Speaking of bearings and connecting rods, AMG did...

Speaking of bearings and connecting rods, AMG did update these parts two or three times with the note [414] The old part must no longer be used.
...
03-17-2017, 06:27 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 27,579
Posted By Solo wing

Thanks a lot for the excellent guide! I have a...

Thanks a lot for the excellent guide! I have a 3699-P0191 code (No CEL,No rough idle) I started hearing whistling/whining sound lately and the oil dipstick popped out a few times now. The car has 75k...
03-14-2017, 05:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,037
Posted By Solo wing

Sounds normal to me as all M156s. No...

Sounds normal to me as all M156s. No Cam/lifter/adjuster noise. The fast paced ticking is the injectors, nothing to worry about. I couldn't hear the whining, however if you have a whistling noise it...
03-12-2017, 03:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,834
Posted By Solo wing

I read it has to do with the PCV valve. Do you...

I read it has to do with the PCV valve. Do you have any codes? CEL? symptoms?
https://mbworld.org/forums/w211-amg/458793-diy-pcv-valve-breather-hose-replacement-m156-e63.html
I'd say it's easier to...
Forum: Canada
03-11-2017, 02:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,515
Posted By Solo wing

It will pass both. License plate tag expires on...

It will pass both. License plate tag expires on May/2017

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Forum: W210 AMG
03-10-2017, 06:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,281
Posted By Solo wing

Bump, Asking $6500 CAD. The car is parked...

Bump,
Asking $6500 CAD.
The car is parked at College Auto Group, located at:
463 Ritson Rd S, Oshawa, ON L1H 5J8, Canada
Phone: +1 905-409-1909
I didn't find a buyer in time, and I needed to...
Forum: Canada
03-10-2017, 06:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,515
Posted By Solo wing

Bump, Asking $6500 CAD. The car is parked...

Bump,
Asking $6500 CAD.
The car is parked at College Auto Group, located at:
463 Ritson Rd S, Oshawa, ON L1H 5J8, Canada
Phone: +1 905-409-1909
I didn't find a buyer in time, and I needed to...
09-04-2016, 09:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 582
Posted By Solo wing

New W210 E55 AMG Bilstein rear shocks + New Lemforder engine mounts.

Hello all,
I have two rear shocks for an E55 AMG, W210. Made by Bilstein Part # 24-100564 BILSTEIN,M-B 'E' W210 96-02 HD REAR (BE3-A056-H0) Includes all the necessary bolts, rubber bushings.......
Forum: Canada
09-02-2016, 04:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,515
Posted By Solo wing

For sale: 2002 Canadian E55 AMG W210, ON

Hello all,
For sale is an Obsidian Black 2002 Canadian E55 AMG (W210). Bought it from a dealer in Toronto in August of 2013.
The car has ~182k km. Originally is a Montreal, Quebec car from Silver...
08-30-2016, 11:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,359
Posted By Solo wing

What I find odd is that most affected M156...

What I find odd is that most affected M156 engines are found in the C63 W204. I only saw a handful of early W211 E63, ML63 with this issue.
Moreover, North American AMGs were the most affected....
08-30-2016, 10:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,449
Posted By Solo wing

Any updates after 2 years? I'm looking at two...

Any updates after 2 years?
I'm looking at two 2010 ML63 with 50,000 & 52,000 kms. Both are GCC spec.
Reading about the M156 horrors , It's really scary . Valves, camshafts, headbolts....
I...
08-28-2016, 01:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 770
Posted By Solo wing

FS complete Focal sound system

I have High-end Focal components for sale. $6000 CAD in parts+ labor. Give me your offers.
In full working/excellent condition.
- Focal K2 Power 165KRX3 3-way Speaker
...
Forum: W210 AMG
08-28-2016, 01:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,281
Posted By Solo wing

FS: 2002 Mercedes E55 AMG - W210 - $9000 ON, Canada

Hello all,
So I finished my studies in Canada, I'm returning home. Sadly I cannot take my beloved E55 with me due to dealers greed and influence over the government.
So it's up for sale. An...
08-27-2016, 11:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,025
Posted By Solo wing

FS: 2002 W210 E55 AMG

Hello all,
For sale is an Obsidian Black 2002 Canadian E55 AMG (W210). Bought it from a dealer in Toronto in August of 2013.
The car has ~182k km. Originally is a Montreal, Quebec car from Silver...
Forum: W210 AMG
08-01-2016, 02:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,667
Posted By Solo wing

You can check the condition by doing a simple...

You can check the condition by doing a simple test:
1996 to 2006 Mercedes Benz Part 11: Engine Motor Mounts - YouTube
Forum: W210 AMG
07-28-2016, 01:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,890
Posted By Solo wing

- Watch out for leaking fuel when you disconnect...

- Watch out for leaking fuel when you disconnect the fuel line. After releasing the pressure from the maintenance valve, the amount that leaked was almost 200ml.
- Clean the area very well, you...
Forum: W210 AMG
07-10-2016, 12:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 681
Posted By Solo wing

+55 I should also add that the closer the...

+55
I should also add that the closer the crossover (X-pipe, H-pipe ) to the engine the more scavenging effect, thus more performance gains. For me it sounded throatier at idle, cold-starts.
Forum: W210 AMG
07-07-2016, 03:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,320
Posted By Solo wing

OEM size for North american variation is 275 in...

OEM size for North american variation is 275 in the rear, 265 in other markets.
Forum: W210 AMG
06-11-2016, 12:08 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,469
Posted By Solo wing

Looks like a bad MAF or a TPS. But as the guys...

Looks like a bad MAF or a TPS. But as the guys said, check codes first.

Good luck.
Forum: W210 AMG
05-03-2016, 04:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 760
Posted By Solo wing

Had the same issue after a road trip from Ottawa...

Had the same issue after a road trip from Ottawa to Boston. Problem started in boston (roads are the worst). Every time I raise the car the noise disappears, traced it to the driver's side rear...
Forum: W210 AMG
04-11-2016, 09:52 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,136
Posted By Solo wing

Finally, a HQ clip showing a muffler delete....

Finally, a HQ clip showing a muffler delete. Thanks mate, it sounds lovely, perhaps it'll be on my To-Do-list.
Forum: W210 AMG
04-10-2016, 09:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 558
Posted By Solo wing

EPC shows (left side) A1130502201 -- must no...

EPC shows (left side) A1130502201 -- must no longer be used -- , replaced by A1130503901, replaced by A1130507901.

(right side) A1130502301 -- must no longer be used --, replaced by A1130503801,...
Forum: W210 AMG
02-27-2016, 05:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,804
Posted By Solo wing

It worked for the past few months, then out of...

It worked for the past few months, then out of nowhere started getting misfires, rough idle, sluggish acceleration, popping sound from the exhaust and fuel consumption was ****.
No codes, No CEL As...
Forum: W210 AMG
02-23-2016, 04:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,804
Posted By Solo wing

-My advice is to stick with OE/Bosch wires, I had...

-My advice is to stick with OE/Bosch wires, I had bad experience with Magnecor. The resistance is high, only worked for 6 months before starting to misfire like crazy and the mileage was all over the...
Forum: W210 AMG
02-22-2016, 05:27 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 120,023
Posted By Solo wing

Kudos to you Fabian, you truly exceeded the...

Kudos to you Fabian, you truly exceeded the possible limits of the 210 platform.
Forum: W210 AMG
02-08-2016, 03:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,790
Posted By Solo wing

Unstable idle could be the result of: 1-...

Unstable idle could be the result of:
1- Dirty/bad MAF.
2- Vacuum leak.
3- Old spark plugs/wires.
4- Clogged/bad EGR system (the valve could be stuck partly open while idle)
5- Bad O2 sensors....
Forum: W210 AMG
01-22-2016, 06:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 614
Posted By Solo wing

I've seen Euro/Asian E55 sedans with SLS...

I've seen Euro/Asian E55 sedans with SLS suspension, rear heated seats and other lovely options.
@V8Benzo , Maybe lowering is done thru SDS?:nix:
Forum: W210 AMG
01-16-2016, 06:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 785
Posted By Solo wing

I've seen many non-Genuine parts that do not fit...

I've seen many non-Genuine parts that do not fit properly, the measurements are not correct ->placing the notches a few millimeters will prevent installation.

I think this bloke had a similar...
Forum: W210 AMG
01-15-2016, 11:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 785
Posted By Solo wing

Hmmm, strange. My Mercedes shop replaced the...

Hmmm, strange.
My Mercedes shop replaced the plug with the same part # A2035400253 and apparently had no problems.
...
Forum: W210 AMG
01-14-2016, 07:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 785
Posted By Solo wing

Congrats! be safe and have fun. This is what's...

Congrats! be safe and have fun. This is what's great about AMGs comfortable as Daily cruisers but extremely fun when you get on the throttle.
Forum: W210 AMG
01-12-2016, 09:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,203
Posted By Solo wing

Well apparently Mercedes in all their greatness!...

Well apparently Mercedes in all their greatness! used water based paint + the coating was thin. Also snow/salt adds insult to injury for cars in the North and East.
Forum: W210 AMG
01-11-2016, 04:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,203
Posted By Solo wing

It depends on what you are looking for. The...

It depends on what you are looking for.
The E-class:
-Is easier to work on (conventional suspension and less electronics....)
-Shares many parts with non-AMG w210s -> cheaper to maintain.
-Less...
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