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05-23-2019, 10:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,155
Posted By NYCGLK

Have you been doing oil analysis for past few oil...

Have you been doing oil analysis for past few oil changes? If not, there is nothing really to look at before and after.
Doing proper warm up (no idling), driving your car, and changing oil...
05-23-2019, 12:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,155
Posted By NYCGLK

Why flush? What is it going to really accomplish?...

Why flush? What is it going to really accomplish? Engine is not what's gonna go, it will go for hundreds of thousands of miles with proper basic maintenance. emissions and everything else is another...
05-23-2019, 12:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,237
Posted By NYCGLK

Here is one easy DIY....engine mounts on 4Matic....

Here is one easy DIY....engine mounts on 4Matic. Engine swap might be easier or about the same.

Front diff without fill plug...actually not as hard as it sound, but still.

Tranny pan with one...
05-19-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 196
Posted By NYCGLK

https://www.autohausaz.com/pn/14156545-ZF-00646623...

https://www.autohausaz.com/pn/14156545-ZF-006466230180?utm_source=google&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=feed_Mercedes&gclid=CjwKCAjw_YPnBRBREiwAIP6TJyegybrbj5Z2Zo5q18HUn1mJzgq6HcFhHmOtErIW7MTQ3c0r-jjcDxo...
05-16-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,237
Posted By NYCGLK

Less stuff to break, cheaper to buy, easy engine...

Less stuff to break, cheaper to buy, easy engine mount replacment, better mpg... 4matic is a nice system tho. Iíve had my AWD GLK for 93k miles with no issues, and it gets you thorugh snow banks on...
05-16-2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,237
Posted By NYCGLK

2010 Mb here, pretty easy and basic maintenance...

2010 Mb here, pretty easy and basic maintenance like any other car. We have done brakes, plugs, tranny and diff flushes, oil changes. Only needed icarsoft for tranny temp to get the level.
I heard...
05-01-2019, 04:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 583
Posted By NYCGLK

Filter comes with rubber rings...I think you need...

Filter comes with rubber rings...I think you need to replace three (large on the cap, and 2 small ones on the “stick”).
Washer is separate.
FCPEuro.com is your friend. You can even mail back your...
05-01-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 583
Posted By NYCGLK

Not aware of walmart chaging oil by me. I just...

Not aware of walmart chaging oil by me. I just buy oil there and do it myself. Takes less time than taking car somewhere and waiting for it. Oil change on GLK is as simple as it gets. Actually, itís...
04-28-2019, 11:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By NYCGLK

Transfer case is part of transmission....

Transfer case is part of transmission. Transmission fluid is every 40k miles.
Transmission - see above.
Torque converter uses the same fluid as transmission and holds 3-4 qrts. When changing...
04-26-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 600
Posted By NYCGLK

If you are lucky. There was a change over of...

If you are lucky. There was a change over of fluid in 2010. Some cars use blue some red. Hopefully they would go by VIN.
04-26-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 583
Posted By NYCGLK

M1 0-40 is $69 at walmart for 15 quarts and then...

M1 0-40 is $69 at walmart for 15 quarts and then you get 36 dollar rebate from M1. That's enough for 2 oil changes. Get a pack of filters and crush washers at FCP Euro. 20 bucks for oil change and...
04-26-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 600
Posted By NYCGLK

I would be surprised as it doesn't call for it...

I would be surprised as it doesn't call for it and doubles the time and amount of fluid.
I have zero faith in Benz dealers and stopped servicing my car there long time ago after they couldn't figure...
04-26-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 122,692
Posted By NYCGLK

10 years yesterday, 93k miles. Had it since new. ...

10 years yesterday, 93k miles. Had it since new.
No issues since last update. I wish it did come with 18inch rims. 20s are cool, but they are def bent by now. Engine mounts have been replaced....
04-26-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 658
Posted By NYCGLK

87 is fine to use up, but fill with 91-93,...

87 is fine to use up, but fill with 91-93, whatever is available. 93 is not everywhere.
04-26-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 600
Posted By NYCGLK

dealers will change half of the fluid too. You...

dealers will change half of the fluid too. You need to drain torque converter to get most of the fluid out, which dealers don't do.
04-25-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 600
Posted By NYCGLK

I would not worry too much about not changing...

I would not worry too much about not changing filter, but don't know about BG ATF. I used MB fluid and drained the torque converter, which holds half of the fluid. So just do a full flush with...
04-25-2019, 06:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 583
Posted By NYCGLK

On 2010, GLK just has a service reminder, that...

On 2010, GLK just has a service reminder, that will go off in a year or 10k miles. The sticker may have 5k mile interval.
In the assyst menu you should find "xxx miles" or "xxx days" to next...
04-24-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 717
Posted By NYCGLK

some big bolt...might be 26mm. Socket works best.

some big bolt...might be 26mm. Socket works best.
04-21-2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 826
Posted By NYCGLK

Yep, that's a known trick on the track, but you...

Yep, that's a known trick on the track, but you can alter bias with pads only so much and rear pads do very little compared to front pads.
If you look at the conditions of many rotors, their bias...
04-20-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By NYCGLK

You mean the bolts? Not sure what that means. I...

You mean the bolts? Not sure what that means. I had mine for 8 years and replaced due to being ugly and rusty. Get the ones with chrome star cap if you care how they look. Just google...many places...
04-20-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 717
Posted By NYCGLK

Overkill IMO. Just drain the pan and torque...

Overkill IMO. Just drain the pan and torque converter, not to be confused with transfer case, which is part of the transmission...both can be referred to as TC.
That will get most of the old fluid...
04-20-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 301
Posted By NYCGLK

Under the black box on the passenger side (under...

Under the black box on the passenger side (under the hood close to windshield). The black box is held by 3 or 4 clips.
04-20-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 826
Posted By NYCGLK

Get Zimms and be done with it. Who cares about...

Get Zimms and be done with it. Who cares about rotor matching. I would not care about pad matching either.
03-14-2019, 09:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 818
Posted By NYCGLK

Considering they use the same rotor for left and...

Considering they use the same rotor for left and right side (with angled vents) ... I don't think there is much more than the cost considerations.
03-14-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 818
Posted By NYCGLK

What you talking about I think is not leaving pad...

What you talking about I think is not leaving pad deposits on the rotor when coming to stop with pads hot. I think MB rotors are just made out of crap.
03-14-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 818
Posted By NYCGLK

My original rotors lasted aroudn 60k miles. ...

My original rotors lasted aroudn 60k miles.
Second MB set lasted 14k miles upfront and warped
I got Zimmermans from FCP Euro as they have lifetime warranty, cheaper than MB, too...have about 10k...
03-07-2019, 11:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 891
Posted By NYCGLK

Holy crap! 400-500 in MB parts and I would not...

Holy crap! 400-500 in MB parts and I would not use MB parts again, that was a mistake. Front rotors warped and pads are super dusty. So call it $300 in parts and 1 hour per corner, comfortably.
03-03-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,931
Posted By NYCGLK

That's an interesting point. I think the weight...

That's an interesting point. I think the weight is difference is not the biggest factor with the transmission attached, but the problem on 350 is that the exhaust manifolds run right next to the...
03-03-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,931
Posted By NYCGLK

250 is diesel can still have 4matic, no? I think...

250 is diesel can still have 4matic, no? I think what B737 means is that it's much easing on non-AWD cars.
02-10-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,931
Posted By NYCGLK

Lemforder for engine mounts. Corteco for tanny...

Lemforder for engine mounts.
Corteco for tanny mount.
For no particular reason, just what was available on FCP.
01-29-2019, 06:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 861
Posted By NYCGLK

I'm not an engine guy, but I would assume that...

I'm not an engine guy, but I would assume that there would be certain codes pointing to timing issues. And timing issues themselves can be for a variety of reasons. Hence my question to OP what were...
01-28-2019, 10:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 861
Posted By NYCGLK

BillyBenz, What were the symptoms for balance...

BillyBenz,
What were the symptoms for balance shaft replacement? I thought those issues were related to earlier engines.

OP,
What are you symptoms? How do they know chain is stretched?
01-28-2019, 10:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 611
Posted By NYCGLK

It can be something really simple hitting an axle...

It can be something really simple hitting an axle or something after bumber work. I would start there if the noise "suddenly" appeared in the rear of the car after work was on in the rear of the car....
01-28-2019, 10:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By NYCGLK

It almost sounds like some sort of idle control...

It almost sounds like some sort of idle control issue. Does CEL come on?
I've had misfires on very cold days last week (with CEL on), which would go away on restart. CEL is gone, too. Hasn't come...
01-28-2019, 08:24 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 25,585
Posted By NYCGLK

My original ones are 2049801564 For some...

My original ones are 2049801564

For some reason FCP has two versions. This is what I ordered:
https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/mercedes-hatch-lift-support-glk350-stabilus-stb-sg303079
01-28-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 25,585
Posted By NYCGLK

Coming up on 10 year anniversary here. I guess I...

Coming up on 10 year anniversary here. I guess I never posted but back in 2010 when during the first service the tailgate was adjusted and never gave me a single problem again over 9 years and still...
01-28-2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,126
Posted By NYCGLK

To add about differentials: The GLK front...

To add about differentials:
The GLK front differential doesn't have fill plug. The drain plug is identical to transmission plug so we used the same screw-in adapter to pump about 550ml in (500ml...
01-26-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 405
Posted By NYCGLK

I would not bother with extended warranties for...

I would not bother with extended warranties for GLK, unless prices came down. When I looked, you could cover quite a few big repairs before breaking even on the warranty.
It's a simple car and not...
01-25-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 405
Posted By NYCGLK

Warranty is really for broken stuff so if it...

Warranty is really for broken stuff so if it works, it works.
Go to a dealer and ask them to go over the car (maybe pay for an hour of their time)...they will be happy to do the work and bill to MB....
01-21-2019, 10:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By NYCGLK

^ for real, definitely getting played. Did you go...

^ for real, definitely getting played. Did you go to the dealer for diagnostic to see what they have to say? I'd start there and then find a good mechanic you can trust who knows Mercedes cars and...
01-21-2019, 10:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 342
Posted By NYCGLK

Just get a motive bleeder and do it dry way (i.e....

Just get a motive bleeder and do it dry way (i.e. to build up pressure). Super easy. Run 1-2L of new fluid.
01-12-2019, 12:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 629
Posted By NYCGLK

^no idea, google around C-class forums.

^no idea, google around C-class forums.
01-12-2019, 12:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,773
Posted By NYCGLK

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01-12-2019, 12:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,773
Posted By NYCGLK

32? I've never seen 32mpg on 350. Wife managed to...

32? I've never seen 32mpg on 350. Wife managed to get 25-26mpg on highway when forced to go 50-60mph, which is seems close to what you have. Also what GLK says is not real mileage and it drops as you...
01-12-2019, 12:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,215
Posted By NYCGLK

So many factors. 400k miles in 4 years or 400k...

So many factors. 400k miles in 4 years or 400k miles in 40 years. Big difference. One concern with 2012+ is the carbon build up on intake valves due to going to DFI, but how justified, who knows....
01-10-2019, 12:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,521
Posted By NYCGLK

Yep, GLK doesn't like LEDs.

Yep, GLK doesn't like LEDs.
01-10-2019, 12:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,773
Posted By NYCGLK

Non-turbo, RWD is probably the way to go for bet...

Non-turbo, RWD is probably the way to go for bet reliability and easier maintenance.
01-05-2019, 01:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 535
Posted By NYCGLK

8 month is not bad for wipers, especially after...

8 month is not bad for wipers, especially after summer. Many factors at play.
I have OEM valeo wipers and when there is not enough water they will do the same as you describe.
I think MB wipers...
12-29-2018, 06:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 629
Posted By NYCGLK

Check for vibration at idle. If you feel brake...

Check for vibration at idle. If you feel brake pedal and steering wheel vibrate at idle, the engine mounts are worn out. It's an expensive job on 4matics, not bad on 2wd.
Check that rear electric...
11-12-2018, 08:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 707
Posted By NYCGLK

Hmmm...all of the failures that I've read about...

Hmmm...all of the failures that I've read about happen early on.
Maybe it's not TC and it's front diff. I would take it to indy for second opinion.
If they drain fluid out of front diff that should...
10-30-2018, 12:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 794
Posted By NYCGLK

Later years are DFI...I'm not sure if they are...

Later years are DFI...I'm not sure if they are worse or not, but DFI technology is...new. Carbon build up on intake valves, different high pressure fuel injection, apparetnly harder spark plug...
10-29-2018, 06:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 794
Posted By NYCGLK

10-11 (pre DFI) 2WD with whatever miles.

10-11 (pre DFI) 2WD with whatever miles.
10-28-2018, 10:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,044
Posted By NYCGLK

nope, most likely warped or heavily grooved...

nope, most likely warped or heavily grooved rotors that need to be replaced
10-27-2018, 10:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 312
Posted By NYCGLK

On FCP Euro they call Stabilus OEM. ...

On FCP Euro they call Stabilus OEM. Interestingly, they sell them for rear hatch but not for the hood.
10-27-2018, 10:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 238
Posted By NYCGLK

I get most OEM stuff at FCP Euro. Let us know if...

I get most OEM stuff at FCP Euro. Let us know if replacing the struts helps.
Here are the struts...seems like a cheap fix to try first....
10-27-2018, 10:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,456
Posted By NYCGLK

Plenty of this happening on E, C etc. Not only...

Plenty of this happening on E, C etc. Not only that but also the stitching comes apart. I heard people had tough time getting this covered under warranty (as this is wear and tear..no pun intended)....
10-17-2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,448
Posted By NYCGLK

So is this collection of crud on the diff side of...

So is this collection of crud on the diff side of the axle or on the wheel side of the axle? Some pics would be best.

EDIT: I re-read above, sounds like it's coming form the front dif. But are are...
10-16-2018, 09:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,044
Posted By NYCGLK

Don't get me started about dealers.My dealer said...

Don't get me started about dealers.My dealer said my transfer case was leaking and that it should be resealed for 800 bucks. 3 years later it's not leaking, it's sweating, which according to MB is...
10-10-2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,448
Posted By NYCGLK

Are you talking about the boots split and grease...

Are you talking about the boots split and grease coming out? That's totally different than leaking TC or Diff. Btw, some sweating on either TS or Diff is normal per WIS. My dealer said it was...
07-29-2018, 08:23 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,093
Posted By NYCGLK

Holes are for looks. At the track they cause...

Holes are for looks. At the track they cause premature cracking and get filled up with brake dust. That's a fact.
Brembo brakes that come on the cars from factory are designed for street, mostly...
07-29-2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 810
Posted By NYCGLK

Same here 2010 with 85k. Don't quote me, but I...

Same here 2010 with 85k. Don't quote me, but I recall that tranny failure happening at earlier mileage. I'm also not sure how spread this issue really is. At 57k miles I'd imagine it's in the...
07-11-2018, 06:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,067
Posted By NYCGLK

Can somebody educate me a bit. Pre-DFI or DFI,...

Can somebody educate me a bit.
Pre-DFI or DFI, there should be carbon build up on the exhaust valves.
Why having build up on the intake valves is such a big issue and on the exhaust valves is not.
07-08-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,093
Posted By NYCGLK

Meant to post here as well. Rotors do warp. I...

Meant to post here as well. Rotors do warp.
I had first set of the original rotors last over 60k miles....grooved to crap.
Replaced with all MB genuine stuff. 20k miles later developed vibration...
12-15-2016, 07:16 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,093
Posted By NYCGLK

I won't argue as there is no point, but I will...

I won't argue as there is no point, but I will add two comments:
-The way Porsche address cooling is by adding air scoops or deflectors to direct air to the rotors.
-When I did bedding of the new...
12-14-2016, 11:36 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,093
Posted By NYCGLK

where are you getting your information from? We...

where are you getting your information from? We are not driving race cars here, it's street driven car with pretty tame drivers. Look at my rotors that came off after 70k miles, the heat was never...
12-13-2016, 08:58 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,093
Posted By NYCGLK

Left is inside, right is outside. Those are...

Left is inside, right is outside. Those are original that came in 2009. Pads were at like 50%. By looking at this, you would think my brakes sucked but they worked ok for SUV. New pads/rotors...
12-13-2016, 08:53 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,093
Posted By NYCGLK

Those rotors don't warp. That's myth or a way to...

Those rotors don't warp. That's myth or a way to get customers to keep changing rotors at 4x markup. What's likely is happening is you have pad material build up from improper bedding in. My original...
12-12-2016, 11:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 396
Posted By NYCGLK

Oh that sucks! Is he talking about front diff or...

Oh that sucks! Is he talking about front diff or the transfer case? If transfer case, then usually the whole tranny is replaced and it's an issue that happens from time to time at lower miles. Most...
12-12-2016, 09:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 944
Posted By NYCGLK

Just makes it easier to push pitons in. If...

Just makes it easier to push pitons in.
If it's full, it will overflow when you push pistons back in.
12-12-2016, 09:01 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 122,692
Posted By NYCGLK

And btw, I'm at 72k miles and 7.5years with...

And btw, I'm at 72k miles and 7.5years with pretty much no problems to report.
12-12-2016, 08:59 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 122,692
Posted By NYCGLK

Agreed. Dealership is what sold me on MB. I just...

Agreed. Dealership is what sold me on MB. I just went to check out used GL at an Acura dealer...what a difference. Still good service but the operation just doesn't compare.

However, you pay for...
12-12-2016, 08:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 396
Posted By NYCGLK

Has the noise changed from the night before to...

Has the noise changed from the night before to the next day? Does it change when you make turns?

Just to eliminate simple things, it's not a nail or rock in the tire making clicking noise is it?...
11-15-2016, 08:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,931
Posted By NYCGLK

Same here 2010 with 70k miles, but I do notice a...

Same here 2010 with 70k miles, but I do notice a very slight vibration, which I think is an indication of the mounts wearing out.
11-15-2016, 08:45 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 122,692
Posted By NYCGLK

^I agree on tires that barely last 30-35k miles. ...

^I agree on tires that barely last 30-35k miles.
But I'm not sure why your brakes go so quickly. I just replaced mine at 70k miles (original rotors and pads). My rotors were pretty bad.
Everything...
10-30-2016, 11:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,636
Posted By NYCGLK

For 9k you can roll the dice. It's pretty simple...

For 9k you can roll the dice. It's pretty simple car. Just make sure it was maintained properly. Also easy car to DIY most of the things. I would ask to have engine/tranny engine mounts to be...
10-30-2016, 11:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,076
Posted By NYCGLK

P.S. if you go to dealer they will charge labor...

P.S. if you go to dealer they will charge labor for installation.
10-30-2016, 11:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,076
Posted By NYCGLK

FYI...you can call MB roadside assistance and...

FYI...you can call MB roadside assistance and tell them that your battery is dead and they will replace the battery with new MB one. You just pay for battery which is 180 bucks (no labor charge) in...
10-30-2016, 11:32 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,827
Posted By NYCGLK

For the life of me, I don't understand why people...

For the life of me, I don't understand why people won't just open the drain plug and let it drain while you replace filter. The whole oil change takes like 15 minutes. Also forces you to get under...
04-22-2016, 10:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 964
Posted By NYCGLK

I guess the wiper was enough too much :) I saw 4...

I guess the wiper was enough too much :) I saw 4 GLCs this week, I guess they are really out. I can't stand the look of it. The rear looks like any other korean/japanese small SUV. The front looks...
04-20-2016, 08:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,400
Posted By NYCGLK

My guess is that some manufacturers recommend to...

My guess is that some manufacturers recommend to avoid heavy braking so you don't do sudden stop, which heats up the pad and transfers more material to there pad is touching the rotor when stopped. ...
04-20-2016, 08:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,400
Posted By NYCGLK

This might help others as well...different pads...

This might help others as well...different pads have different bed in recommendations.

http://www.tirerack.com/brakes/tech/techpage.jsp?techid=85

"This vibration is known as brake judder or...
04-20-2016, 08:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,012
Posted By NYCGLK

You might have better luck on ML/GL forums. ...

You might have better luck on ML/GL forums.

Are your wipers on auto? The wiper is supposed to start if your wipers are on and you put car in reverse, but clearly it's not you issue. Let us know...
04-18-2016, 06:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 13,513
Posted By NYCGLK

You can take a look and see. Mine looked...

You can take a look and see. Mine looked perfectly fine.
04-17-2016, 07:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,400
Posted By NYCGLK

^^^Exactly. 65k miles and 7 years on the original...

^^^Exactly. 65k miles and 7 years on the original pads and rotors. The rotors look very grooved and probably need to be replaced soon, but not due to warping.
04-17-2016, 07:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 518
Posted By NYCGLK

My front sensor failed at 55k miles or so. Still...

My front sensor failed at 55k miles or so. Still had over 50% of pad left. $1.50 fix.
03-24-2016, 07:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,362
Posted By NYCGLK

This is a different guy posting his other pads.

This is a different guy posting his other pads.
03-22-2016, 10:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,362
Posted By NYCGLK

My original pads at 60k miles look not far off...

My original pads at 60k miles look not far off from what you have in your pics. I was shocked to see how much pad is left in front on my GLK. I know i'm not the only one with long lasting pads, but...
03-22-2016, 10:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,362
Posted By NYCGLK

I bought my brake stuff at ECS Tuning. $53 and...

I bought my brake stuff at ECS Tuning. $53 and $73 for the pads. 173 for pair of front and 95 for pair of rear rotors.
03-22-2016, 10:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,362
Posted By NYCGLK

I bought MB rotors and pads for $400. Brake job...

I bought MB rotors and pads for $400. Brake job on GLK is the same as on any other car.

But 20k miles for new brakes is very suspicious. I have 65k miles with plenty of pad left. Take a look...
03-18-2016, 10:14 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 96,910
Posted By NYCGLK

Most of it is dealer looking to do unnecessary...

Most of it is dealer looking to do unnecessary and expensive work.
03-13-2016, 11:01 PM
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Views: 1,508
Posted By NYCGLK

The MAF is in the opening by the firewall where...

The MAF is in the opening by the firewall where the air-filter box inserts.

Leave your MAF alone unless you have issues. That thing is very sensitive, you can cause more troubles than benefits by...
03-12-2016, 10:06 PM
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Views: 96,910
Posted By NYCGLK

Pretty sure it's the same tranny. It's not one...

Pretty sure it's the same tranny. It's not one big case, it has several parts that form tranny with the TC inside.
Here is the pic:...
03-11-2016, 06:45 AM
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Views: 96,910
Posted By NYCGLK

The TC is attached to the tranny and shares the...

The TC is attached to the tranny and shares the same tranny fluid. Where it attaches is where oil sips a bit.
03-09-2016, 08:31 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 96,910
Posted By NYCGLK

All you need to know:...

All you need to know:...
03-09-2016, 07:49 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 96,910
Posted By NYCGLK

LOL Oil and Plugs is an 1.5 hour easy DIY plus...

LOL
Oil and Plugs is an 1.5 hour easy DIY plus $100 in parts. See my thread on plugs.
My Dif does have some oil sipping, but until it drips no need to touch it, the same applies to TC. I was quoted...
03-06-2016, 04:46 PM
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Views: 721
Posted By NYCGLK

Post some pics and results of the replacement.

Post some pics and results of the replacement.
03-06-2016, 04:41 PM
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Views: 10,534
Posted By NYCGLK

Glad you tackled it. Good pics.

Glad you tackled it. Good pics.
03-06-2016, 04:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,022
Posted By NYCGLK

Extended warranties are very expensive. Put the...

Extended warranties are very expensive. Put the cost of the warranty in a piggy bank, good chance you won't use it during the time of the coverage, and if you do...you have the money.

The way...
02-29-2016, 08:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,742
Posted By NYCGLK

GLC really helps to keep the value. I personally...

GLC really helps to keep the value. I personally didn't like the face lift or the GLC.

If you guys knew what the maintenance entails you would say it should be free. I stopped going to the dealer...
02-29-2016, 08:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 757
Posted By NYCGLK

It really comes down to which desing you or your...

It really comes down to which desing you or your wife likes.

I like older design better, but that's personal. '13 has a bit nicer interior but I don't like the round vents and column shifter.
...
02-29-2016, 07:58 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 96,910
Posted By NYCGLK

sell

sell
02-23-2016, 08:21 PM
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Views: 743
Posted By NYCGLK

After my light bulb and seized valve stem fiasco...

After my light bulb and seized valve stem fiasco I made sure to fill out the survey, and the manager actually called me, apologized and offered free detail or something else. So I might do brake...
02-23-2016, 07:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 743
Posted By NYCGLK

Has the shaking gone away with new mounts? ...

Has the shaking gone away with new mounts?

The good thing you should not need to do much and technically don't have to go to dealer to keep warranty, although I imagine it's easier to have dealer...
02-22-2016, 07:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 743
Posted By NYCGLK

I don't think anybody here will be able to give...

I don't think anybody here will be able to give you a definitive answer. I would be freaking out a bit and asking what kind of warranty you get on this at very least. 4matics are a weak spot, and any...
02-17-2016, 10:30 PM
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Views: 96,910
Posted By NYCGLK

Great to hear. :zoom:

Great to hear. :zoom:
02-16-2016, 11:32 PM
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Posted By NYCGLK

M272 2010-2012

M272
2010-2012
02-13-2016, 06:56 PM
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Views: 96,910
Posted By NYCGLK

To give another update: I'm at 63k miles...

To give another update:
I'm at 63k miles getting close to 7 years. No issues. I just do my own oil changes ($70 a year) now and just did new plugs ($50). Still original pads and rotors. Car is...
02-13-2016, 06:45 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 96,910
Posted By NYCGLK

Sorry I'm a year late :)..but my screen was...

Sorry I'm a year late :)..but my screen was replaced under warranty long time ago.
02-13-2016, 06:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 10,534
Posted By NYCGLK

GLK350 Sprark Plugs - DIY

I just rolled over 63k and realized I needed to do plugs.
I ordered 6 bosch plugs from FCP euro in CT for $49.44. Changing plugs was easier than the oil change. 2 of us did both (plugs and oil...
02-13-2016, 06:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 975
Posted By NYCGLK

63k here and plenty to go. One of my sensors did...

63k here and plenty to go. One of my sensors did die along the way.
08-30-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,653
Posted By NYCGLK

If you have extra 5k to put aside for "just in...

If you have extra 5k to put aside for "just in case", I'd say go for it.
I have 58k miles on my 2010 and it's like it was 6.5 years ago, except for a couple of chips. Very solid and well made car. ...
08-30-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 25,563
Posted By NYCGLK

Service B includes inspection of brakes and tire...

Service B includes inspection of brakes and tire rotation at my dealer (for extra 50bux).

Brake fluid and cabin filter get also replaced at 20k, but they are separate items at my dealer.
08-30-2015, 06:30 AM
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Views: 1,653
Posted By NYCGLK

like what?

like what?
08-29-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 11,179
Posted By NYCGLK

It sounds like it's a bad bearing in those units...

It sounds like it's a bad bearing in those units that fail (really just the bearing failing), not the design flaw. Bearings can always go bad. Hopefully there is better quality control or a...
08-29-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 11,179
Posted By NYCGLK

I thought your quotes were just for the tranny...

I thought your quotes were just for the tranny with install being 1k or so.

If the tranny is 2k (after core trade-in) it's 5k to drop and reinstall tranny ...wow. But I really have no idea what's...
08-29-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 11,179
Posted By NYCGLK

7200 should be for new tranny (less core) and...

7200 should be for new tranny (less core) and 3.8k is for re-manufactured (less core). So your 2k now makes sense and is not a "goodwill". See links below.
...
08-29-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,447
Posted By NYCGLK

The clicking is the same symptom as for a...

The clicking is the same symptom as for a low/dead battery...i.e. when there is not enough power for the starter to engage. I see you say it's new but perhaps something takes the current away or...
08-28-2015, 06:37 PM
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Views: 11,179
Posted By NYCGLK

2k out of pocket is not a bad deal especially if...

2k out of pocket is not a bad deal especially if the tranny comes with 5 year warranty. That's the gamble with driving cars our of warranty, crap can brake. Early 2000's porsche 911 had big issue...
08-28-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,446
Posted By NYCGLK

And my dealer could not figure out which light...

And my dealer could not figure out which light was out and kept trying to sell a wedge bulb to my wife. No joke.

Dealer: "All your lights a working fine, we are not sure why your car says 'Check...
08-28-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,446
Posted By NYCGLK

GLK 2010 Replacing Cornering Light Bulbs (on GLK with Xenon Package)

I could not find much on how to replace these bulbs except for one youtube video, which was actually wrong.

The problem is there is very little space and it's hard to see. But the gist is remove...
08-17-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,057
Posted By NYCGLK

Your battery is getting old. I have 2010 and...

Your battery is getting old. I have 2010 and killed battery by 2 hours of hazards. I think computer senses lower voltage and disables pretty much everything even if there is some juice. After...
06-08-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,821
Posted By NYCGLK

Just enjoy the plain boring way to get from A to...

Just enjoy the plain boring way to get from A to B. GLK doesn't like being rushed.
06-08-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,620
Posted By NYCGLK

I had this exact issue yesterday. But when I used...

I had this exact issue yesterday. But when I used different memory button M2 or M3 and then M1 (my setting), the seat control started working again.
06-08-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,767
Posted By NYCGLK

Depends...IMO those things are never worth it. If...

Depends...IMO those things are never worth it. If anything, I would look for cheaper options (i.e. Fidelity plan or under insurance). You would have an idea if you have a trouble car or now over 2...
06-06-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,111
Posted By NYCGLK

55k miles on 2010 with no issues. About 40% left...

55k miles on 2010 with no issues. About 40% left on the pads but rotors don't look great. But no vibration and braking is good.
One small issue was broken brake sensor ($1.5 part).
06-06-2015, 08:35 AM
05-26-2015, 08:16 PM
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Views: 7,388
Posted By NYCGLK

The best year is that one that was well...

The best year is that one that was well maintained and taken good care off without many factory defects. I would pick the one with higher mileage (40k-60k miles) and good service records.

I have...
05-20-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,452
Posted By NYCGLK

Speaking of double tapping...if you double tap...

Speaking of double tapping...if you double tap the GAS pedal it'll downshift and hold in lower gear for a bit, the tranny thinks you are in an uncertain situation and may need extra power to get out...
05-20-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 661
Posted By NYCGLK

What happened to your xenons? You don't have best...

What happened to your xenons? You don't have best luck with MBs, good thing dealer is taking care of you.
05-19-2015, 10:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 661
Posted By NYCGLK

Yea a quart is a lot to leak out. Although...

Yea a quart is a lot to leak out. Although transfer cases often leak on 4matics, there is even a TSB on this. But on 2 year old car...?

Hope they measured the level correctly. It's not that...
05-19-2015, 10:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 717
Posted By NYCGLK

I've done it a few times as well and still do it...

I've done it a few times as well and still do it on long downhills. But I found just keeping in S produces similar amount of engine braking where I often barely touch the brakes.
05-19-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,452
Posted By NYCGLK

What a non-sense article! Does this guy even know...

What a non-sense article! Does this guy even know how automatic transmission work? Wear out clutches? Heat your brakes? Have higher maintenance cost? What the F is he talking about.
05-18-2015, 11:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,452
Posted By NYCGLK

I highly doubt there is a meaningful difference,...

I highly doubt there is a meaningful difference, that's what torque converter is for. Probably shifting between D and N produces the most stress to engage/disengage the transmission.

You are...
05-18-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,452
Posted By NYCGLK

Your transmission adapts to your driving style...

Your transmission adapts to your driving style and reacts to how you apply throttle. I think it's smart enough to handle sitting at stop light without your intervention.
05-18-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,294
Posted By NYCGLK

6 years on 20's in Northern NJ/NYC...no regrets....

6 years on 20's in Northern NJ/NYC...no regrets. Just got my first tire bubble this winter. You just gotta be careful parking next to curbs as the tires are pretty flush with the rims.
05-18-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 717
Posted By NYCGLK

Originals? I have 54k on mine. Bought new...

Originals?
I have 54k on mine. Bought new rotors and pads because sensor said so. Took the wheel off and saw probably 40% of pads left. Replaced the sensor with new one. Now I have a set of MB...
05-18-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,361
Posted By NYCGLK

or the pad material transferred to the rotor...

or the pad material transferred to the rotor after being hot and sitting in the garage for too long.

Here is an interesting write-up on this issue.
05-18-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,361
Posted By NYCGLK

I just put GLK front rotor next to '96 Porsche...

I just put GLK front rotor next to '96 Porsche 911 turbo rotor, since I have both laying around...guess which one is bigger...GLK rotor by a few mm. The pads don't look small either.

But yea a...
05-18-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,452
Posted By NYCGLK

You can push the brakes as hard as you want, it's...

You can push the brakes as hard as you want, it's a hydraulic system. You are just pushing the brake fluid in the lines and pads onto the rotors. That's what it's made for.

What exactly shifting...
05-13-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,812
Posted By NYCGLK

cool, none on this side either. I did...

cool, none on this side either.

I did some reading and stand corrected. While technically it's not called warping, but the pad material can build up on the rotor, which won't go away with hard...
05-12-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 666
Posted By NYCGLK

Well I would have them replace "Bluetek" with...

Well I would have them replace "Bluetek" with "Bluetec" that's for sure.

Perhaps CDI can stand for Compressed Diesel Injection

I believe newer gasoline cars also use common rail injection,...
05-12-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,812
Posted By NYCGLK

Not just MB dealers...and brakes must be the most...

Not just MB dealers...and brakes must be the most profitable job that is very easy to justify. In reality, brake job on GLK is not any different from one on a camry, and parts run about 400 bucks for...
05-10-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,812
Posted By NYCGLK

I'm not sure why you feel so defensive about my...

I'm not sure why you feel so defensive about my post. If you feel that dealer is your best friend and has your interest...fine. And no I don't have a need to prove I'm smarter, I didn't state what...
05-10-2015, 12:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,853
Posted By NYCGLK

Mann filter comes with directions. 15min job.

Mann filter comes with directions. 15min job.
05-10-2015, 12:11 AM
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Views: 1,024
Posted By NYCGLK

I'm in NJ and don't have wheel locks on GLK or...

I'm in NJ and don't have wheel locks on GLK or Porsche. If you have to worry about this, prolly new Benz is not right for the area. And your regular insurance should cover wheel theft.
05-10-2015, 12:05 AM
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Views: 60,030
Posted By NYCGLK

I'm curious to see how quickly the pads go.

I'm curious to see how quickly the pads go.
05-10-2015, 12:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,812
Posted By NYCGLK

Oh please...yea sure, the dealer still gets paid...

Oh please...yea sure, the dealer still gets paid for the labor whether by you or by MBUSA, just like of any warranty work.

Unless you have truly defective rotors, you are wasting your time and...
05-09-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,024
Posted By NYCGLK

hard to tell without the price... I paid...

hard to tell without the price...

I paid 1200 for 5 years, and I broke even, 4 or 5 tires replaced. A couple didn't REALLY need to be replaced and could have been plugged.
05-08-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,192
Posted By NYCGLK

Yea that hitch mounting is pretty intense. Just...

Yea that hitch mounting is pretty intense. Just put a nice cover and keep it. Not like you have to look at it when you are driving.
05-08-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,812
Posted By NYCGLK

Of course... so he can replaces them and charge...

Of course... so he can replaces them and charge you $1k for $200 of parts and an hour of labor.

Do me a favor, take your GLK for a drive and do 8-10 80mph to 40mph hard braking sessions (of...
05-07-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,812
Posted By NYCGLK

Btw, my brakes are 6 years old and have 54k miles...

Btw, my brakes are 6 years old and have 54k miles on them. Pads still have about 50% left. I do always drive in "Sport" mode, if you can call it that, and tranny does decent amount of engine...
05-07-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,812
Posted By NYCGLK

Another likely theory is lack of hard use of...

Another likely theory is lack of hard use of brakes and having an uneven wear on the pads that then causes vibrations. Several hard stops that would heat up the pads and rotors should even them out....
05-05-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,158
Posted By NYCGLK

eco function didn't come out till 2012. On...

eco function didn't come out till 2012.

On my 2010, even tranny stays in "Sport". That changed in 2011 and now it reverts to "Comfort" every start.
05-05-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,109
Posted By NYCGLK

Sounds reasonable. I spent 1500 in 4 years, but...

Sounds reasonable.
I spent 1500 in 4 years, but I did less than recommended or did some stuff myself.

By the book:
Service A 250-300 x2
Service B (incl. fluid flush and cabin filters) 500-600...
05-05-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,812
Posted By NYCGLK

It may have nothing to do with brakes. Could be a...

It may have nothing to do with brakes. Could be a suspension/alignment issue.
My car was pulling pretty hard to one side just from having new tire one side vs. 50% on the other.
05-03-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 122,692
Posted By NYCGLK

Early 2010 here as well, just turned 6 years and...

Early 2010 here as well, just turned 6 years and have 54k miles.

Also, no problems.

I just had to replace front brake sensor (bought after market for $1.50). Also still on the original brakes...
05-02-2015, 11:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,158
Posted By NYCGLK

Sales guy said he has people offering cash to get...

Sales guy said he has people offering cash to get this reprogrammed. So don't think you can change this without special equipment.
05-02-2015, 10:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 378
Posted By NYCGLK

ECS tuning

ECS tuning
05-02-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 378
Posted By NYCGLK

Faulty brake sensor

I figured I start a new thread for this. Long story short, if you have "Check Brake Pad Wear" it does not mean you need new pads, you might just need new sensor. If you want full story read on, but...
04-30-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 11,751
Posted By NYCGLK

sorry to hear that...I think there are always bad...

sorry to hear that...I think there are always bad apples with any manufacturer. If had problems like you, I would have sold the thing and moved on. Mine is 6 years old and the only warranty work I...
04-24-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 585
Posted By NYCGLK

Tires that are truly better in snow will wear out...

Tires that are truly better in snow will wear out very quickly on dry pavement and become closer to all-seasons.

Also, in warmer temps the good snow tires will become very noisy, will squeal in...
04-23-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,194
Posted By NYCGLK

Thanks, but you guys are too expensive. I've...

Thanks, but you guys are too expensive. I've bought stuff from you before, but then I realized there are much cheaper sources of OEM stuff for both my Benz and Porsche.
04-22-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,460
Posted By NYCGLK

http://www.ecstuning.com/Mercedes_Benz-2010-GLK350...

http://www.ecstuning.com/Mercedes_Benz-2010-GLK350-204.987-4Matic-Sport_Utility-V6_3.5L_272.971/Maintenance/Exterior/Wipers/

They are here for 46, Bosch are slightly less. They are basically the...
04-22-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,194
Posted By NYCGLK

Leaning towards OEM. I never had squeal or dust...

Leaning towards OEM. I never had squeal or dust issues and they are pretty cheap. ESC Tuning has front rotors for 170 a pair and front pads for 70.

Slotted rotors sounds good, but seems like an...
04-22-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,194
Posted By NYCGLK

Rotors/Pads Recomendations?

What do people replace their rotors/pads with?

My OEM stuff lasted 55k miles, but the sensor went off so will be replacing them soon.
04-22-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,361
Posted By NYCGLK

Have you inspected your rotors? Take the wheels...

Have you inspected your rotors? Take the wheels off and have a look. You might find your answer. Or go to dealer/indy and have them look. Btw, inspecting brakes is part of B service, if you service...
04-22-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,361
Posted By NYCGLK

How would that really happen? Threshold braking...

How would that really happen? Threshold braking into your driveway? :nix:
04-17-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 902
Posted By NYCGLK

Battery is 6 years old now so it very well maybe...

Battery is 6 years old now so it very well maybe close to being done.

So how does this brake fluid test exactly work? You have brake fluid sitting in lines/and ABS, and it really should be flushed...
04-16-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 902
Posted By NYCGLK

2010 with 54k miles here since new. If...

2010 with 54k miles here since new.

If battery works, not sure why it should be replaced (I still have the original one).
Anit-freeze is good for 15 years/150k miles from what I read, but not bad...
04-15-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 932
Posted By NYCGLK

Do you have 19s or 20s? I'm very happy with...

Do you have 19s or 20s?

I'm very happy with OEM Pirellis, which came on 20s. IMO, anything Bridgestone, Michelin or Pirelli is a good choice. Read reviews on TireRack and compare the prices.
04-09-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,951
Posted By NYCGLK

I think 2 is directly related to 1. When you turn...

I think 2 is directly related to 1. When you turn wheel it puts pressure on the engine causing rmps to drop slightly and causing the vibrations to amplify. However, I have no idea what causes 1, can...
04-08-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,184
Posted By NYCGLK

This is cool, but I have a couple questions: ...

This is cool, but I have a couple questions:
Are the points where calipers attach strong enough for the increased breaking forces?
Does ESP or ABS need to be reprogrammed?
How much do AMG calipers...
03-16-2015, 12:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,555
Posted By NYCGLK

lol...incentives change every month, and even...

lol...incentives change every month, and even more so for diesels.
03-16-2015, 12:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,476
Posted By NYCGLK

dude, you have 20 inch low profile tires, what do...

dude, you have 20 inch low profile tires, what do you expect? They are great tires for the purpose they are made for. If you are so unhappy and need to drive on wet grass, go get 18 inch set with...
03-16-2015, 12:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,805
Posted By NYCGLK

Every 40k miles.

Every 40k miles.
03-16-2015, 12:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,805
Posted By NYCGLK

weird...I have 53k miles and when downshifting...

weird...I have 53k miles and when downshifting and flooring the shifts are silky smooth (imo).

Try googling how to reset your tranny. Since it "adapts" to your driving, resetting it might get rid...
03-14-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,805
Posted By NYCGLK

erlomd, Do you drive in sport or comfort? I...

erlomd,

Do you drive in sport or comfort? I have 2010 and never had this issue, but always drive in "S" (and 2010 model doesn't reset it back to C every time you restart the car).

When slowing...
03-13-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,016
Posted By NYCGLK

Sport is just a word used to describe "normal" in...

Sport is just a word used to describe "normal" in MB world. I have 2010 which keeps in S mode at all times. I can't stand the "C" or what is call "Eco" mode in new models and had "sport" on since I...
03-13-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,016
Posted By NYCGLK

I love this feature. If I want to be aggressive,...

I love this feature. If I want to be aggressive, the tranny will stay aggressive until it sees I'm not. noIt's t about slowing down behind a truck it's about car "thinking" that you are in an...
03-13-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,476
Posted By NYCGLK

To add to that, Merc OE tires should have MO on...

To add to that, Merc OE tires should have MO on them - those are Merc specific tires.
03-13-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,476
Posted By NYCGLK

Why do you say that? Pirelli Scorpio is what...

Why do you say that?

Pirelli Scorpio is what came on 20s.
03-08-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,430
Posted By NYCGLK

Has this happen more than once? Don't think...

Has this happen more than once?

Don't think the light has anything to do with TPMS (ahh who knows maybe it does), but I have not seen this and my TMPS has gone off many times before. It almost...
03-04-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 713
Posted By NYCGLK

Cornering lights are for slow driving, so you can...

Cornering lights are for slow driving, so you can see when making 90 degreed turn on a dark street.

The second light is just a running light.

High-beam is the same light as low-beam since you...
03-04-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 724
Posted By NYCGLK

Enjoy! It's a great all-around car and superb in...

Enjoy! It's a great all-around car and superb in snow.
03-04-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 851
Posted By NYCGLK

I don't drive in NYC much, I take bus to work. ...

I don't drive in NYC much, I take bus to work. But yea I've had low teens while stuck in LT once.
03-02-2015, 10:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,024
Posted By NYCGLK

Those are called parking lights. You can do this...

Those are called parking lights. You can do this on GLK, too with the light switch. There is position for L/R parking lights.
03-02-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,848
Posted By NYCGLK

That's the case with many tires. Tires only...

That's the case with many tires. Tires only supposed to last for 5 years.
Even at 6k per year, you should get them pretty worn in 5-6 years.

My original tires lasted 4 years with no signs of...
03-02-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,848
Posted By NYCGLK

Yea, I paid slightly (10-20 bux per tire) more at...

Yea, I paid slightly (10-20 bux per tire) more at dealer for MO spec Pirellis. One thing to be careful with the "deals" is to make sure that tire wasn't made more than 1 year ago. Also on my second...
03-01-2015, 11:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,848
Posted By NYCGLK

OEM Pirellis are great all around tires, I would...

OEM Pirellis are great all around tires, I would not get anything else. I just went 80 miles on snow covered highway, and I get caught like this once a year (hence I don't own snow tires). I've gone...
02-28-2015, 11:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,699
Posted By NYCGLK

don't you need ipod connector for that? On GLK...

don't you need ipod connector for that? On GLK ipod connector wasn't standard.
EDIT: good seeing you on this side of the internet forums :-)
02-28-2015, 11:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,699
Posted By NYCGLK

I'm pretty sure AUX in glove box was standard....

I'm pretty sure AUX in glove box was standard. Ipod connector was an option.
I bought PCMCIA adapter and 16GB SD card. What it really needs is the bluetooth streaming.
02-28-2015, 11:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,024
Posted By NYCGLK

It's not brake light, it is the rear fog light....

It's not brake light, it is the rear fog light. It's on driver's side - just one. Please don't have it on when not necessary, it's super annoying to drivers behind you.
02-28-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 21,400
Posted By NYCGLK

He said he provides oil. What's the right way?...

He said he provides oil. What's the right way? Oil change on GLK is easier than most cars. The hardest part is finding and undoing 17 screws that hold the front skid plate.
02-28-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 21,400
Posted By NYCGLK

I don't get why people think that dealers use...

I don't get why people think that dealers use extractor. I always see dealers using these collectors with a giant funnel on top where there oil drains into, while the do the rest of check ups. My MB...
02-28-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 60,030
Posted By NYCGLK

Quick update. Took the wheel off, both pads have...

Quick update. Took the wheel off, both pads have even wear. Probably good 50% of pads left, if not more, and I'm at 53k miles. Rotors looks pretty bad, but I didn't have tool to measure thickness. ...
02-28-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 851
Posted By NYCGLK

I only get 20-22 on highways. Lucky to get over...

I only get 20-22 on highways. Lucky to get over 15mpg in winter with town driving. I'm a bit heavy on the gas and tranny is always in "S".

btw do you measure or rely on the computer? I noticed...
02-28-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,766
Posted By NYCGLK

i had my screen die a while back (still under...

i had my screen die a while back (still under warranty). Never had problem with idrive.
02-28-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,065
Posted By NYCGLK

def not normal...in city i have hot air after...

def not normal...in city i have hot air after 7-10 min drive, when it's low teens (F). I don't idle the car. I just get in and go (just take it easy while it's warming up).
02-21-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,217
Posted By NYCGLK

I think you will be able to answer this question...

I think you will be able to answer this question for with your high mile project. New engines are much more sophisticated with more power and more technologies.

The problem is that usually when...
02-21-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 60,030
Posted By NYCGLK

Thanks. The outside pad looks around 50% to me.

Thanks. The outside pad looks around 50% to me.
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