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06-17-2019, 12:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,218
Posted By Arrie

Hooked up my icarsoft MB II scanner today. For...

Hooked up my icarsoft MB II scanner today. For the A/C system NO CODES AT ALL even after I on purpose lowered the refrigerant level to a point it almost stopped giving any cool air out the vents. And...
06-16-2019, 12:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 659
Posted By Arrie

Been on this issue on three threads lately. Based...

Been on this issue on three threads lately. Based on your gauge readings your low side pressure is way too high and the high side pressure is too low. Mine are 32-35 psi on low side and 200-220 psi...
06-16-2019, 12:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 659
Posted By Arrie

Sold in O'Reilly's today. ...

Sold in O'Reilly's today.
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06-14-2019, 11:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 662
Posted By Arrie

You were able to burn all 4 tires and it was dry?

You were able to burn all 4 tires and it was dry?
06-14-2019, 11:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 938
Posted By Arrie

The scariest of these I experienced once on my...

The scariest of these I experienced once on my way to Houston on I-10. There was the whole thread of a tire laying across the travel lane covering the whole lane and it was curved enough it stayed on...
06-14-2019, 11:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,218
Posted By Arrie

So, for the heck of it I went on and added...

So, for the heck of it I went on and added refrigerant in my car's A/C system yesterday. I used the fill bottle gauge, which shows both bottle pressure and system pressure depending on how you hold...
06-13-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 659
Posted By Arrie

There is another thread with a guy with xentry ...

There is another thread with a guy with xentry scanner and that one is not finding codes for the trouble. What scanner do you really recommend to purchase that would magically tell what the problems...
06-13-2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 550
Posted By Arrie

You may have an issue with the expansion...

You may have an issue with the expansion tube/valve. If it plugs up your high side pressure goes very high and if bad enough can turn gas to liquid at the compressor and definitely would rob lots of...
06-13-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 550
Posted By Arrie

There is another way compressor can make engine...

There is another way compressor can make engine run rough. If your refrigerant fill is way too high the compressor starts to press gas form directly to liquid for, which should not ever happen. From...
06-11-2019, 10:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,218
Posted By Arrie

You are mixing the overpressures. You are talking...

You are mixing the overpressures. You are talking about on the high side, I'm talking about low side. And absolutely, at least in my car, the high charge level makes the fan run max speed. Made this...
06-11-2019, 10:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,218
Posted By Arrie

Nobody was acting like a$$ before this post from...

Nobody was acting like a$$ before this post from you. And my troubleshooting philosophy is using brain and hands on skill as much as possible and do what makes sense. Scanner does not do any good if...
06-11-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,218
Posted By Arrie

We have a couple experts here who do not want to...

We have a couple experts here who do not want to experiment with anything on the A/C system. If your car is out of warranty let some refrigerant out and see if the fan slows backdown and A/C starts...
06-10-2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,218
Posted By Arrie

It is an old thread but I assume you have the...

It is an old thread but I assume you have the problem with fan running high...?

If yes, did this start with the hot weather?

if it did then look down a few posts about the A/C charge I wrote....
06-07-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 541
Posted By Arrie

Lowest cost "insurance" for your engine is to do...

Lowest cost "insurance" for your engine is to do oil changes frequently enough. In my opinion 10000 miles is too long to go. I do mine every 5000 miles and I had to fight myself even for this as I...
06-07-2019, 12:17 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 33,133
Posted By Arrie

Just today after about month and a half wait I...

Just today after about month and a half wait I received the 250000 km high mileage badge from MBUSA. I sent a letter to them when I had about 160000 miles (256000 km) on the clock. If you want the...
06-06-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 497
Posted By Arrie

Use ceramic pads and rotors stay clean. No need...

Use ceramic pads and rotors stay clean. No need for new rotors with surface build-up. Cleaning them is fine and good ceramic pads do this just fine.
06-05-2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 343
Posted By Arrie

0.09 quarts = 85 cc = 2.9 fl oz. I think you can...

0.09 quarts = 85 cc = 2.9 fl oz. I think you can rest easy.
06-05-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 712
Posted By Arrie

In times prior 2011 MB sold a "box" that...

In times prior 2011 MB sold a "box" that connected to the car and BT audio worked thru this "box". I don't think this box is available anymore but I think there are other "boxes" on the market that...
06-05-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 497
Posted By Arrie

I have rotors covered with rust all the time and...

I have rotors covered with rust all the time and it never has been a problem.

Pad wear is the first to check and knowing the wear sensor is only on one side on each axle the pads on the side...
06-05-2019, 12:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 497
Posted By Arrie

Check your pads. Low mileage but if all city...

Check your pads. Low mileage but if all city driving pads can go quickly.
06-03-2019, 12:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 712
Posted By Arrie

Does your phone pair automatically when you start...

Does your phone pair automatically when you start the car or do you have to do the external pairing every time?

Does the Bluetooth audio work? 2010 and 2011 models did not have this yet but there...
06-02-2019, 10:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 445
Posted By Arrie

For a MB dealer it is totally under performing to...

For a MB dealer it is totally under performing to sell a Mercedes with only one key. The cars they sell should always come with two keys.

I have posted about this in another thread. Some insurance...
05-30-2019, 09:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,160
Posted By Arrie

Just to point out that if the OP's problem is...

Just to point out that if the OP's problem is with over charge the scanner would not help at all as, like you said yourself, there is no low pressure side transmitter in the A/C system. Sometimes...
05-30-2019, 12:07 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,160
Posted By Arrie

I'm just posting what happened to me. This...

I'm just posting what happened to me. This happened actually more than once before I lowered the charge pressure. As usually the issue is low charge I check it and the pressure reads at close to low...
05-28-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 538
Posted By Arrie

Does the lock pin come up when you unlock?

Does the lock pin come up when you unlock?
05-28-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,160
Posted By Arrie

Wish I had read this thread earlier before you...

Wish I had read this thread earlier before you bought the new A/C control.

I had this exact problem. No cold air when started the car. Either had to rev it up or go driving. Normally cold air...
05-28-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,160
Posted By Arrie

Wish I had read this thread earlier before you...

Wish I had read this thread earlier before you bought the new A/C control.

I had this exact problem. No cold air when started the car. Either had to rev it up or go driving. Normally cold air...
05-28-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 905
Posted By Arrie

I changed mine at around 100k miles and the plugs...

I changed mine at around 100k miles and the plugs that came out looked to be in very good shape. Usually you can see wear on the electrodes but these had none.

Changed them out though as you...
05-27-2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 26,775
Posted By Arrie

Loosing the differential lock means you would not...

Loosing the differential lock means you would not have the benefit of the 4Matic in slippery conditions or at least some of it. In thick snow the car would become a 2WD or equivalent. But you would...
05-27-2019, 09:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 708
Posted By Arrie

[QUOTE=2011WhiteE350;7764686]hi all, After...

[QUOTE=2011WhiteE350;7764686]hi all,
After searching the forum and I couldn't find the answer so I just post it again.
What kind of differential fluid we can use for our Benz?
Some thread said we...
05-27-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 26,775
Posted By Arrie

Funny comment "it's starting to break, if you...

Funny comment "it's starting to break, if you leave it it'll get worse and eventually your transmission and/or steering will break". First of all this has nothing to do with the steering so who made...
05-26-2019, 11:33 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 26,775
Posted By Arrie

Ask your dealer why you don't have the issue...

Ask your dealer why you don't have the issue other than when turning.
05-26-2019, 12:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 290
Posted By Arrie

Smart Battery Charging

So, during a long interstate highway driving today looked at the battery voltage on the Engineering Menu screen. It is in the HU information sub menu 3.16 Battery voltage information.

While...
05-25-2019, 11:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 962
Posted By Arrie

Mine surely are not red in color but they seem...

Mine surely are not red in color but they seem quite large. The spoke of the wheel covers the "Mercedes Benz text on the caliber but if I try to include that to the picture then both ends of the...
05-25-2019, 11:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 847
Posted By Arrie

I'm not an expert on this by any means but I...

I'm not an expert on this by any means but I would assume the rings are available for all sizes. I guess I was lucky as the tire shop had the rings to fit my American Racing wheels. They are made of...
05-25-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 847
Posted By Arrie

Yes, the error in centering the wheel that...

Yes,

the error in centering the wheel that cause the shake is way is way less than a mm. Rings can be made to whatever they need to be.
05-24-2019, 10:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 847
Posted By Arrie

Iím on it because this exact thing happened to...

Iím on it because this exact thing happened to myself.

Had the after market wheels put on but with quite bad shake on steering wheel. Re-balanced, no help. Then the tire shop replaced the lug...
05-24-2019, 10:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 657
Posted By Arrie

If you are on an empty road Distronic Plus works...

If you are on an empty road Distronic Plus works just like any other cruise control, i.e. it does not work below 20 mph speed.

If you have a car in front of you for the Distronic radar to see it...
05-24-2019, 10:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 657
Posted By Arrie

Distronic Plus is the Adaptive Cruise Control....

Distronic Plus is the Adaptive Cruise Control. Steering Assist is the Active Lane Keep feature.
05-24-2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 634
Posted By Arrie

In my post I’m referring to info that the starter...

In my post I’m referring to info that the starter is dead when hot. This happens with old starter when brushes are worn and springs do not load them properly when hot starter expands from heat.

10...
05-24-2019, 09:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 847
Posted By Arrie

Are your new wheels hub centered? If not get the...

Are your new wheels hub centered? If not get the centering rings and be happy.
05-24-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 282
Posted By Arrie

In my 2010 with hockey stick lights I have...

In my 2010 with hockey stick lights I have options Enabled or Disabled for the DRLs in the cluster menu.
05-24-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 634
Posted By Arrie

There are several people in this forum who has...

There are several people in this forum who has experienced the same as me. Starter cranks the engine just fine but starts are longer than they should and sometimes can be no start at all on the first...
05-24-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 634
Posted By Arrie

Not starting when hot is EXACTLY a sign of bad...

Not starting when hot is EXACTLY a sign of bad starter motor.
05-24-2019, 05:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 634
Posted By Arrie

Change the starter. Look at the threads about it...

Change the starter. Look at the threads about it and long crank etc.
05-23-2019, 12:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 962
Posted By Arrie

So, what AMG bakes are these? My non AMG E550...

So, what AMG bakes are these? My non AMG E550 front calipers look a lot stronger that these red AMG calipers.
05-23-2019, 12:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 657
Posted By Arrie

You are talking about the Active Lane Keep...

You are talking about the Active Lane Keep feature, not the Distronic Plus. You probably need calibration like KEY08 says.
05-23-2019, 12:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 657
Posted By Arrie

I have a 2010 model, i.e. pre-facelift, with...

I have a 2010 model, i.e. pre-facelift, with Distronic Plus and it works the way you describe. It stops behind the car in front and if stop last longer than 3 seconds you have to initiate the...
05-21-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 807
Posted By Arrie

I have a 2010 E550 with over 162000 miles on the...

I have a 2010 E550 with over 162000 miles on the clock. This car has been rock solid and if I have to replace air springs on a 10 years old car (mine was built in may 2009) so be it. Not that bad...
05-20-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,035
Posted By Arrie

Has MB looked at the water pump?

Has MB looked at the water pump?
05-20-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 412
Posted By Arrie

JerryTX gives good explanation as it is just as...

JerryTX gives good explanation as it is just as he says. I did this job myself just a few weeks ago and it really helps starting. It is amazing how the engine can crank just fine but has problems...
05-18-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,018
Posted By Arrie

His advice is absolutely correct. I live in south...

His advice is absolutely correct. I live in south and roads here are bad enough, I can't even imagine how bad yours are especially after winter when they destroy the roads with plows during winter....
05-18-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,018
Posted By Arrie

Man, you have your units a bit messed up. 30 cm =...

Man, you have your units a bit messed up. 30 cm = 300 mm equals almost a foot, which is 304.8 mm so there is no car tire like that. Further the ď30Ē or ď35Ē in the tire size marking means the tire...
05-18-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,035
Posted By Arrie

Another question: If you put your climate temp...

Another question: If you put your climate temp setting up to HI HEAT does it blow hot out the vents? This after engine is at normal or over heating temperature.
05-17-2019, 01:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,035
Posted By Arrie

So, to make it clear. When you go to the car and...

So, to make it clear. When you go to the car and the temperature is high does it come slowly down BEFORE you start the engine, i.e. if you turn the power ON without starting the engine?
05-16-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,035
Posted By Arrie

So it goes down before you start the car? If that...

So it goes down before you start the car? If that is the case then it is electrical. Did anybody think of replacing the temperature sensor?
05-16-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 732
Posted By Arrie

Mbrace does not use the normal cell phone signal...

Mbrace does not use the normal cell phone signal or it uses any signal available. There is a special antennae for this function n the car.

I had the 2011 E350 as my first MB brand new and it came...
05-16-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 732
Posted By Arrie

My post was to point out that with MBrace service...

My post was to point out that with MBrace service you do not need to hide the mechanical key outside the car. You can leave it all inside battery removed or locking the doors thru rear door with...
05-16-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,035
Posted By Arrie

I would be checking the coolant level n the...

I would be checking the coolant level n the radiator and not trust the reservoir level. Your car acts like low coolant, very low.

When you drive the water pump circulates the coolant even when...
05-15-2019, 10:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 732
Posted By Arrie

If you have Mbrace service I believe it includes...

If you have Mbrace service I believe it includes remote car unlocking.
05-15-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 732
Posted By Arrie

If you buy car from the dealer it should always...

If you buy car from the dealer it should always come with two keys. If the previous owner lost a key MB dealer should get another key for it and they should null the missing key from working in the...
05-09-2019, 09:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 921
Posted By Arrie

You are looking at the oil filter housing if you...

You are looking at the oil filter housing if you mean the black plastic part with the text "25 Nm" written on it.
05-09-2019, 09:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 387
Posted By Arrie

So, if the starter spins every time but...

So, if the starter spins every time but occasionally does not engage with the flywheel it is not a relay problem. If you had a relay problem your starter would not spin when the starting does not...
05-08-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 387
Posted By Arrie

If the starter starts to run every time you try...

If the starter starts to run every time you try starting the car as you can hear it spinning but sometimes the gears do not engage it means the problem is in the starter. If the starter spinning...
05-07-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 235
Posted By Arrie

So, when there is no water coming out to the wind...

So, when there is no water coming out to the wind shield do you hear the pump running. If you do not you can forget the plugged up / gummed up lines and nozzles. If you hear the pump running but...
05-07-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 326
Posted By Arrie

Sorry, learning every day but what the heck is a...

Sorry, learning every day but what the heck is a "flex disk"?
05-07-2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 705
Posted By Arrie

Like I said comprehensive is very low cost even...

Like I said comprehensive is very low cost even with zero deductible.
05-07-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 585
Posted By Arrie

Well heck, If you have MB dealer service...

Well heck,

If you have MB dealer service ready to help perhaps they could tell you all you need for this retrofit. If you get it done you will never buy a car without lights like these. They are...
05-07-2019, 03:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 585
Posted By Arrie

In addition to the lights themselves you also...

In addition to the lights themselves you also need the camera in the windshield that is the sensor for the lights control. Just installing that may be a massive task.

It is like when I bought my...
05-06-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 387
Posted By Arrie

I just replaced my starter. The starter...

I just replaced my starter.

The starter solenoid mounted to the side of the starter is just a high power relay. It has a heavy duty copper braided wire supplying the direct battery power to the...
05-06-2019, 08:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 705
Posted By Arrie

Your deductible for the coverage is quite high....

Your deductible for the coverage is quite high. Mine is $250 and I'm thinking to pay more to get it even lower. Iím on my 6th windshield on my car right now.

Comprehensive insurance is cheap even...
05-06-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 755
Posted By Arrie

Have you replaced the starter yet? If it is bad...

Have you replaced the starter yet? If it is bad it can crank the engine but pulls so much amps rest of the car starves with electrical power.

I just replaced my starter. I had a couple long cranks...
05-06-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,160
Posted By Arrie

Sorry to hear you have so many issues and even...

Sorry to hear you have so many issues and even more sorry to hear the dealer does not know how to fix it.

But, what I have learned about multiple issues with electronic components in cars is that...
05-06-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 385
Posted By Arrie

I have them in my car and these are in the car...

I have them in my car and these are in the car manual too. But mine is pre-direct inject so it does not need indexing.
05-06-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 705
Posted By Arrie

Do you carry comprehensive coverage?

Do you carry comprehensive coverage?
05-05-2019, 11:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,709
Posted By Arrie

Thanks for your very detailed post. I will look...

Thanks for your very detailed post. I will look into this and it may very well be that after 10 years the air springs have dry rotted like you say, but also the read drops and those are only about...
05-05-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 385
Posted By Arrie

AutoZone lists 3 NGK spar plugs for the E550. ...

AutoZone lists 3 NGK spar plugs for the E550.

LKR7AIX for $8.99
PLKR7A for $13.99
LKR7BGP-8 for $4.69

The middle one is what I got from AutoZone. They are kind of expensive for a spark plug...
05-04-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 318
Posted By Arrie

I think what retracts the belt is a spring and...

I think what retracts the belt is a spring and this spring has broken and spinning around that makes the rattling noise.
When you connect the buckle does the belt tensioner pull it in at all? If it...
05-04-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,451
Posted By Arrie

I have attached a picture of the "End User...

I have attached a picture of the "End User Agreement" that came with my NAVI update disk. Everyone can read and make his/her mind how legal it is to "toss" these disks around to other people. I...
05-04-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,451
Posted By Arrie

I can afford my car, I can also do plenty of work...

I can afford my car, I can also do plenty of work on it if I want but I donít complain about the high cost of the starter job. I knew it is high and when there is enough in it for me Iíll do it if i...
05-04-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 787
Posted By Arrie

OK, yes, I was talking about the "air box" with...

OK, yes, I was talking about the "air box" with filters in it.
05-04-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,451
Posted By Arrie

I don't need to know anybody's financial...

I don't need to know anybody's financial situation. I just don't understand why people spend so much money for the car and then complain about a mere $300 NAVI update that you do not have to do at...
05-03-2019, 11:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,709
Posted By Arrie

There are many strings about AirMatic so I picked...

There are many strings about AirMatic so I picked one.

Here is the problem:

If I leave my car on Sports setting the car is all down in the next morning. All corners all the way down. Comes up...
05-03-2019, 11:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 787
Posted By Arrie

I don't know about the E350 but on my E550 the...

I don't know about the E350 but on my E550 the intake manifold comes right up after releasing the wire clip in the middle holding it down right at the intake hole and pulling the two air ducts off at...
05-03-2019, 11:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 705
Posted By Arrie

And your message is...?

And your message is...?
05-03-2019, 10:57 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,451
Posted By Arrie

If you can't afford the car why did you buy it?

If you can't afford the car why did you buy it?
05-03-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 705
Posted By Arrie

Mercedes does not change windshield. They use...

Mercedes does not change windshield. They use local glass shops for it. It will be done in MB location but not by them.

Don't you carry comprehensive with your insurance?

Aftermarket glass...
05-02-2019, 10:23 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,451
Posted By Arrie

You know bimmerguru, the reason why car makers...

You know bimmerguru, the reason why car makers change it so that ONLY DEALER can do the NAVI update is exactly people like you. I bought the latest NAVI update for my 2010 E550 and the disk does not...
05-02-2019, 01:24 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,554
Posted By Arrie

Well, I'm ready to move on but it does not...

Well,

I'm ready to move on but it does not mean I will give this car away for "nothing". I have taken very good care of it and I did not do this to give it for someone else underprized. My moving...
04-30-2019, 10:26 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,554
Posted By Arrie

So what amount did you let it go for? My...

So what amount did you let it go for?

My local MB dealer sales manager just last week sent me a letter signed by hand saying that he want to buy my car and they will pay 10% more than kbb values...
04-30-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 637
Posted By Arrie

Didnít I say just the same in my reply?

Didnít I say just the same in my reply?
04-29-2019, 11:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 637
Posted By Arrie

With the reverse gear on after the mirror moves...

With the reverse gear on after the mirror moves adjust the mirror to position where you want it to be on reverse gear, like to show down around the right rear wheel area or so. After this when you...
04-29-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 906
Posted By Arrie

What a great professional post. Thank You!!! ...

What a great professional post. Thank You!!!

And I agree, no 4 coil packs go bad at the same time, it must be something that is common for the 4 cylinders and this sensor wiring sounds very...
04-28-2019, 09:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 181
Posted By Arrie

Is it like one time "clunk" right when you switch...

Is it like one time "clunk" right when you switch to reverse? This would be the transmission taking up the "slag" or "backlash" of the gear train. It that is what it is I would not worry too much.
04-27-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,849
Posted By Arrie

Today replaced the starter on my 2010 E550 RWD. ...

Today replaced the starter on my 2010 E550 RWD.

I did NOT need to remove the exhaust or heat shield or engine mount. I did need to remove the exhaust support bracket that connects between the left...
04-25-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 433
Posted By Arrie

What would happen if you tape the front of the...

What would happen if you tape the front of the sensor{s} with aluminum tape?
04-25-2019, 06:00 PM
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Views: 914
Posted By Arrie

Looks nice!!! And you added another 100 hp...

Looks nice!!!

And you added another 100 hp under the hood as this is an AMG grille.....
04-25-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 417
Posted By Arrie

You had spacers in front. What do you have in...

You had spacers in front. What do you have in rear?

If you have after market wheels make sure they are mounted with centering rings on the hub. Your vibration feels on the seat but obviously not...
04-24-2019, 01:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 417
Posted By Arrie

What a rip off pricing!!

What a rip off pricing!!
04-23-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,849
Posted By Arrie

Thanks!!

Thanks!!
04-22-2019, 02:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 515
Posted By Arrie

Yes, I have the Bi-Xenon lights that are awesome....

Yes, I have the Bi-Xenon lights that are awesome.

In your picture the driver side looks bright white but the passenger side is yellow. Why the difference?
04-22-2019, 02:22 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,033
Posted By Arrie

Man, I had an Audi Q7 and got European outside...

Man, I had an Audi Q7 and got European outside mirrors with the built-in blind spot mirrors for it and took them off when I traded the car in for my first MB. I still carry those mirrors in the...
04-22-2019, 02:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 953
Posted By Arrie

Thank you for a very good post. Just one...

Thank you for a very good post. Just one question- What is the bank one on the engine, driver side or passenger side?
04-22-2019, 02:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 515
Posted By Arrie

So you are saying the OEM lights look yellow?

So you are saying the OEM lights look yellow?
04-22-2019, 01:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 742
Posted By Arrie

DFWDUDE, I got one of your badges and the...

DFWDUDE,

I got one of your badges and the quality is just awesome. Looks just like in the picture above though my car is a bit darker color. But the key is the size of the base.

Cars with the...
04-22-2019, 12:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 387
Posted By Arrie

Why don't you go to the dealer to find out what...

Why don't you go to the dealer to find out what you need? Or do you have a stolen car in your hands that you cannot take to them for the VIN scan?

Sorry but your post raises this question...
04-22-2019, 12:39 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,554
Posted By Arrie

Moving to where?

Moving to where?
04-22-2019, 12:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,849
Posted By Arrie

I'm having issues with my starter after 162000...

I'm having issues with my starter after 162000 miles. Kind of soon as my miles are 80%--85% highway so I don't get that many stars but it is acting up so I ordered a Bosch starter from AutoZone.
...
04-21-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 526
Posted By Arrie

All for his own I seriously think the...

All for his own

I seriously think the pre-face lift W212 Avantgarde model is the best looking E-Class ever made. If I was to buy another MB sedan it would absolutely not be a W213. Not the worst...
04-19-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 242
Posted By Arrie

Mine does not hit brakes if nobody jumps in...

Mine does not hit brakes if nobody jumps in front, of course. It just starts slowing down further back when the speed difference is bigger. Mine is like overly cautious as slow down starts way behind...
04-18-2019, 11:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 242
Posted By Arrie

My car does not use brakes to slow down unless it...

My car does not use brakes to slow down unless it needs to do it quickly. Never it does if I approach slower car and let the car do its thing. My car mimics engine braking to a certain degree of...
04-17-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 435
Posted By Arrie

You said the problem started when you hit a hole...

You said the problem started when you hit a hole or something. Hitting a hole on road does not change your software code on any computer module. It can change the physical attitude of a mechanical...
04-17-2019, 09:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 812
Posted By Arrie

Most people who buy MB as a new vehicle do not...

Most people who buy MB as a new vehicle do not really care of the repair cost. They buy a luxury vehicle with high cost and understand repair cost is high but they do not need to worry about it. And...
04-17-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 435
Posted By Arrie

As the blind spot sensors are radar sensors by my...

As the blind spot sensors are radar sensors by my understanding I would check the sensor installation myself to make sure it is in place correctly and not moving.
04-15-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 811
Posted By Arrie

2010 E550 purchased 11/31/11 owner 56 years...

2010 E550
purchased 11/31/11
owner 56 years young
Miles at purchase 14700
current miles 162000
ownership 7 years
Average driven miles 21000/year
04-15-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 572
Posted By Arrie

2010 E550

2010 E550
04-14-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 914
Posted By Arrie

I have to correct, it is 10 mm, not 13 mm. ...

I have to correct, it is 10 mm, not 13 mm.

Just today installed the star grille. I take turns with the looks of the front. The Distronic star I have is actually not the "painted" MB Distronic...
04-14-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,198
Posted By Arrie

I have 17Ē wheels on my 2010 E550, which I...

I have 17Ē wheels on my 2010 E550, which I understand has bigger brakes than E350.
04-14-2019, 01:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 574
Posted By Arrie

When these problems occur are both keys in the...

When these problems occur are both keys in the car or at the car?
04-12-2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,884
Posted By Arrie

I use the paddle shifters only on 2-lane roads...

I use the paddle shifters only on 2-lane roads for quick acceleration for passing. I have tried to use them in city driving a few times but end up revving the engine unnecessarily high. The reason...
04-11-2019, 11:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,410
Posted By Arrie

My post was based on your first post where you...

My post was based on your first post where you said "I have exactly same problem" where you replied to shak's message where he said "Not even sure if its coming from the front or back, and its...
04-09-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 372
Posted By Arrie

If you get $17 off of the $22.88 price it is a...

If you get $17 off of the $22.88 price it is a steal.
04-09-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,410
Posted By Arrie

Tire noise does not go away with speed increase...

Tire noise does not go away with speed increase up from certain speed, if your problem is the same as the one you respond to.

If you have a noise that gets worst at some speed, i.e. is less below...
04-09-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 372
Posted By Arrie

One of the participating stores I K-Mart. A box...

One of the participating stores I K-Mart. A box of 6 quarts of 0W-40 oil costs $57.31.They do not show this oil in 5 quart jugs but from the 6 quart pricing for 5 quarts would be $47.76.

Closest...
04-08-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 251
Posted By Arrie

I have a Passport on my left lower corner of the...

I have a Passport on my left lower corner of the wind shield. Power comes from the glove box socket. I run the wire around the end of the glove box under A-pillar cover and the dropped the wire in...
04-07-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 914
Posted By Arrie

The grille change is very easy job. The only tool...

The grille change is very easy job. The only tool you need is a 13 mm socket wrench, rest is plastic clips.

No cable to the star.
04-07-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 532
Posted By Arrie

There is a ride height sensor for each wheel so...

There is a ride height sensor for each wheel so it does not take a rocket scientist to understand that the car is on the lift if all wheels go to same direction down when the car is not being driven....
04-05-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 582
Posted By Arrie

Could it be that the parts you need are AMG parts...

Could it be that the parts you need are AMG parts and the parts you have been receiving are for E350. I think at less brakes on E550 are same size as on AMG models.
04-05-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 532
Posted By Arrie

it is so silly MB does not have a disable switch...

it is so silly MB does not have a disable switch for the Airmatic. I owned a 1985 Lincoln Mark VII LSC with air suspension and it had a rocker switch in the trunk that you used to disable the system...
04-05-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 914
Posted By Arrie

i have 2010 E550 RWD. Car body is the same as...

i have 2010 E550 RWD. Car body is the same as yours.

I purchased the front star grille from 55Tech for my first MB E350 that did not have distronic.

When I got the E550 with distronic I...
04-04-2019, 11:15 PM
04-04-2019, 11:06 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,451
Posted By Arrie

If you lease a car for 3 years (most common time)...

If you lease a car for 3 years (most common time) why would you ever even write about the navigation update in this forum?

I agree, if MB would offer updates every year for $50 or so they would...
04-04-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 532
Posted By Arrie

I can't see how that would be harmful to the...

I can't see how that would be harmful to the system.
04-03-2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 514
Posted By Arrie

BUY IT! The only concern I have of the...

BUY IT!

The only concern I have of the 4-Matic is the infamous transfer case bearing issue that seems to bother 2010- 2011 models. There are threads for that issue and fix seems to be around $3000...
04-03-2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,451
Posted By Arrie

I just don't get it. People buy $60 000 - $70 000...

I just don't get it. People buy $60 000 - $70 000 car and complain about having to pay $250 for navigation update that you need to do every few years. Next time buy a car without navigation and use...
03-30-2019, 09:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 745
Posted By Arrie

Yes, the transmission still does the adaptation...

Yes, the transmission still does the adaptation but SB can be set so aggressive it takes care of it. That is why I use my SB at the 7th highest level. That is high enough for me. But I have 6 more...
03-30-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 479
Posted By Arrie

Just curious, did your Indie itemize the repair...

Just curious, did your Indie itemize the repair bill for the bearing job. Wonder what the cost of that bearing was...?
03-29-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 479
Posted By Arrie

Agree with this post 100%. The issue most likely...

Agree with this post 100%. The issue most likely is with the center differential pinion gear bearing. Transmission itself does not have a pinion if MB dealer you visited knows what a pinion is. It is...
03-29-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 745
Posted By Arrie

All I hear is you don't get better performance...

All I hear is you don't get better performance but it sure feels you do. It eliminates the gas pedal lag time that bothers these cars badly. It takes off from stop way faster because of it.

SB is...
03-29-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 745
Posted By Arrie

Great you like it. I have mine on red 3.

Great you like it.

I have mine on red 3.
03-25-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 745
Posted By Arrie

Best money I have ever spent on a car after...

Best money I have ever spent on a car after purchase. SB really works well and installation is super easy. I drove the car without it until warranty ran out so MB cannot blame any issue on SB if any...
03-25-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,758
Posted By Arrie

My 2010 E550 has 161400 miles on the clock. ...

My 2010 E550 has 161400 miles on the clock.

Engine does not not burn a drop of oil. I change oil every 5000 miles.
03-25-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 745
Posted By Arrie

This issue has been discussed in this forum a...

This issue has been discussed in this forum a MILLION times. There is nothing wrong with your car other than MB built it to behave like it does. That driving habit learning SUCKS a big time and there...
03-24-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,451
Posted By Arrie

Just updated my maps with the latest version that...

Just updated my maps with the latest version that the dealer said is 2018. Two DVD disks. Installation was easy. It just takes 3.5 hours to complete. First disk takes about 2 hours...

Ran the...
03-20-2019, 08:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 385
Posted By Arrie

And that NTG 7 probably is a typo or misread. It...

And that NTG 7 probably is a typo or misread. It should be NTG 4.

I have a USB & 3.5 mm connections in my glove box cable.
03-20-2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 453
Posted By Arrie

I definitely have all what that video shows other...

I definitely have all what that video shows other than the animated part I don't know. My lights turn at curves, low beams change distance based on the car in front of me and go short setting for...
03-19-2019, 10:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 453
Posted By Arrie

My 2010 model has Bi-Xenon lights that work...

My 2010 model has Bi-Xenon lights that work exactly like the video shows other than the last animation where it shows only left side head light shorten distance for oncoming car that I do not know....
03-19-2019, 10:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 564
Posted By Arrie

My guess is the problem is with center...

My guess is the problem is with center differential lock jerking. It appears at turns as this generates axle speed difference between front and rear.

A simple trial wiould be to let tire pressures...
03-19-2019, 08:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 564
Posted By Arrie

My guess is the problem is with the center...

My guess is the problem is with the center differential lock disk jerking as it is not slipping smoothly. Vibration appears at turns as this is when you generate speed difference between front and...
03-05-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 408
Posted By Arrie

Tire pressure readings are required only in U.S....

Tire pressure readings are required only in U.S. Canada uses the speed sensor system.
03-05-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 408
Posted By Arrie

The system you have is based on wheel speed...

The system you have is based on wheel speed sensors detecting increased wheel speed if tire goes low in pressure due to smaller contact radius to road. But if you get alarm when all pressures are the...
03-05-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 408
Posted By Arrie

The system you have is based on wheel speed...

The system you have is based on wheel speed sensors detecting increased wheel speed if tire goes low in pressure due to smaller contact radius to road. But if you get alarm when all pressures are the...
03-04-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 463
Posted By Arrie

New wheels, Are they MB wheels or after market?...

New wheels, Are they MB wheels or after market? If after market then they probably are not centered to the hub but are supposed to be centered by the lug bolts. This is not good. I went thru the...
03-04-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 408
Posted By Arrie

Has nothing to do with suspension system. ...

Has nothing to do with suspension system.

You are located in Canada so you do not have the system that shows the actual tire pressures?
03-03-2019, 01:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,723
Posted By Arrie

It is annoying I agree but I guess they do it to...

It is annoying I agree but I guess they do it to save the battery like if you would leave the radio on and it would drain it.

But it does not make sense as radio cuts off immediately when the door...
02-24-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By Arrie

My MB ELW covered the popping roof noise and it...

My MB ELW covered the popping roof noise and it should cover your problem too.

Just check first that someone did not stick jewing gum or something on the blind close to the end where it rolls up...
02-24-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 621
Posted By Arrie

Thanks for this extremely good explanation of...

Thanks for this extremely good explanation of events!
02-18-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 34,389
Posted By Arrie

My 2010 has 159600 miles on the clock and runs...

My 2010 has 159600 miles on the clock and runs like a tank. I would go after the one with such low mileage if I didn't have the car already.

Does it say what packages is included?
02-16-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 410
Posted By Arrie

What warnings do you talk about? I have airmatic...

What warnings do you talk about? I have airmatic and it goes all the way down over night if I leave it at sports suspension mode but if I leave it in comfort it stays up. I leave my car very often...
02-13-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 63,906
Posted By Arrie

I donít think you need the blinker on the right...

I donít think you need the blinker on the right side for the parking assist to come on. You need to use left blinker if you want the car to look for the space on the left side. Without blinker the...
02-11-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 415
Posted By Arrie

I have the 2010 model car. I have had only one...

I have the 2010 model car. I have had only one incidence when I had to update the system. This was not about the radio channels, it was because I lost the traffic information. I called them and they...
02-11-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,640
Posted By Arrie

So what happened to this urgent case? No replies...

So what happened to this urgent case? No replies and many people wanted to help.

Would be at least polite to tell if the issue was fixed and how.
02-11-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,306
Posted By Arrie

What I like about the MB navi is the ease of use...

What I like about the MB navi is the ease of use of it. I hate all touch screens as in the car they are dangerous to use even the ones that come with the car. The command knob is so convenient, easy...
02-10-2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By Arrie

The OP is talking about retracting the blind. The...

The OP is talking about retracting the blind. The action for this is mechanical rods pulling the end of the blind back. His issue, I believe, is that when he retracts the blind the end starts moving...
02-09-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 841
Posted By Arrie

Like I said in my post my car is noticeably...

Like I said in my post my car is noticeably stronger in cold weather. It is very easy to feel.
02-09-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 841
Posted By Arrie

Using the ideal gas law PV = nRT you can easily...

Using the ideal gas law PV = nRT you can easily look into this.

Assuming the volume and pressure stay constant, like is the case with N/A engine we can write the equitation as n = (1/T) x (PV/R)....
02-08-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 841
Posted By Arrie

Same here. My car is noticeably stronger with...

Same here. My car is noticeably stronger with cool weather. I donít get freezing temperatures other than a day or two a year but at 45F it is already stronger.

Another thing that that makes it...
02-07-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By Arrie

If the blind is designed like the rear window...

If the blind is designed like the rear window blind retracting is done by a spring that rolls the blind up much like the normal household window blinds do it.. The end of the blind moves with steel...
02-07-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 464
Posted By Arrie

And if car is stolen and keys are missing you may...

And if car is stolen and keys are missing you may have trouble with insurance to cover the stolen car.

For insurance you need both keys so they know someone else did not have the working key for...
02-04-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 574
Posted By Arrie

The problem is wider rear rims. I'm not sure if...

The problem is wider rear rims. I'm not sure if the rims fit in front. You can mount the same size tire on the wider rear rims and I actually did this but the tires/rims at rear did not look good...
02-01-2019, 01:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,640
Posted By Arrie

As you seem to be an expert on this I ask you... ...

As you seem to be an expert on this I ask you...

But for the OP I recommend filling the radiator to the top..
01-31-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,640
Posted By Arrie

The ďair pocketĒ that I am trying to explain will...

The ďair pocketĒ that I am trying to explain will not clear out from the system. If radiator is only half filled or even less the air just sits in the top of the radiator.

I donít know how...
01-31-2019, 12:59 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,742
Posted By Arrie

Like I said in my earlier post, I would not drive...

Like I said in my earlier post, I would not drive my car without the SB after I saw how much it improved the driving pleasure and I also have the 2010 E550.. It takes the pedal lag away and makes the...
01-30-2019, 10:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,640
Posted By Arrie

You say that running temp setting inside car at...

You say that running temp setting inside car at max keeps the engine from overheating. This means that your heater core is working just fine and is actually cooling the engine while your radiator is...
01-22-2019, 10:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,055
Posted By Arrie

First, Did you look at your brake pads and...

First,

Did you look at your brake pads and rotors yourself?

These car dealers are in business to make money and telling you need a brake job is an easy one for them, like spark plug change is,...
01-17-2019, 11:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,108
Posted By Arrie

In my car the dip stick tube DOES NOT extend all...

In my car the dip stick tube DOES NOT extend all the way in the bottom of the oil pan. I only get half of the oil out sealing to the dip stock tube. The other half comes out with the skinny tube...
01-14-2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 432
Posted By Arrie

I have 17" wheels on my E550.

I have 17" wheels on my E550.
01-09-2019, 12:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 442
Posted By Arrie

Your easiest option would be to get your DRLs to...

Your easiest option would be to get your DRLs to dim down and not to turn 100% off. This way you would have the lights for looks at all time.

Another option could be to use third party DRLs. I...
01-07-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 442
Posted By Arrie

I donít know with your model year car how the...

I donít know with your model year car how the DRLs are programmed to work. I have the hockey stick DRLs and they work such that in daylight they are on 100% but at night when the headlights come on...
01-06-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,742
Posted By Arrie

Same here, The car is totally different in a...

Same here, The car is totally different in a better way with the SB. I would not drive my car without it.

And the new SB has lots of settings to choose from, including the one that disables it and...
12-26-2018, 11:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 22,000
Posted By Arrie

Are you saying you don't have a socket in the...

Are you saying you don't have a socket in the glove box at all?
12-24-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 22,000
Posted By Arrie

I don't think there is an USB on the car. If you...

I don't think there is an USB on the car. If you have an option to get USB you will have a wide connector in the glove box. To get USB you need to buy a cable to connect to this MB special connection...
12-23-2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 268
Posted By Arrie

Mercedes did not have Bluetooth audio streaming...

Mercedes did not have Bluetooth audio streaming in 2010 yet, just phone connectivity. They used to sell a device that allows streaming.

I had my software updated on my 2010 E550 and it has been...
12-21-2018, 11:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 508
Posted By Arrie

What are the inner high beams? I have a 2010...

What are the inner high beams?

I have a 2010 E550, which I believe is pretty much the same as 2011 E550. In the front I have the Bi-xenon lights with the hockey stick DRLs. Then the kind of...
12-06-2018, 09:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,160
Posted By Arrie

So I have 158 000 miles on the clock. How do I go...

So I have 158 000 miles on the clock. How do I go about to get one of these?
12-03-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,541
Posted By Arrie

The best organizer is the double hook on the top...

The best organizer is the double hook on the top of the trunk right in the middle. Depending on what you have in your bags you can easily hang 10-15 bags on the hooks and everything stays in place.
12-03-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 232
Posted By Arrie

A cooling system flush may be in order here. 2010...

A cooling system flush may be in order here. 2010 is easily 9 years old like mine and if the cooling system has not been flushed you might have heat transfer issues in the radiator.
12-03-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 498
Posted By Arrie

So you was able to sneak back home without...

So you was able to sneak back home without headlights on...
12-03-2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 740
Posted By Arrie

When was the last time the best car by CR was not...

When was the last time the best car by CR was not a U.S. based car?
12-03-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 498
Posted By Arrie

Difficult to use as it displays on the Comand...

Difficult to use as it displays on the Comand screen.

S-Class has all digital cluster and Night Vision in right in front of you. Works much better. Had a rental S in Germany once with it.
12-03-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 498
Posted By Arrie

There is no real question here. You would not be...

There is no real question here. You would not be very smart not to go with the 550 between these cars. Mileage difference is nothing and you get so much more of a car with 550. I made a mistake to...
11-18-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By Arrie

Parts stores can read the codes but they are not...

Parts stores can read the codes but they are not allowed to reset the CEL.
11-17-2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 451
Posted By Arrie

On the other hand, a couple $k fix on a car every...

On the other hand, a couple $k fix on a car every so often is not that bad comparing to the other option, which is spending a lot more for a new or different car. I have nearly 160000 miles on mine...
11-17-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 109,100
Posted By Arrie

The popping sound is covered in more than one...

The popping sound is covered in more than one post string in the forum. It most likely is the loose bolt or nut issue in the roof assembly in the pano roof area. Improperly tightened bolt allows...
11-17-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 451
Posted By Arrie

Well, I don't know how much the coil pack cost...

Well, I don't know how much the coil pack cost but to change one is a super easy job. Take the intake air box off the engine and then it is one screw and the wire harness to disconnect / connect to...
11-14-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 994
Posted By Arrie

But the car does not seem to drop at all when...

But the car does not seem to drop at all when left in Comfort height.
11-12-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 994
Posted By Arrie

So now I will throw this in. Very weird. If...

So now I will throw this in. Very weird.

If if I leave my car on sports setting over night the rear of the car drops down. Both sides evenly all the way.

If if I leave it on comfort it does...
11-11-2018, 09:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 228
Posted By Arrie

Lane keep assist (steering wheel shake) sensor is...

Lane keep assist (steering wheel shake) sensor is the camera mounted in the middle of the top of the windshield.

I have driver assist package in my car also and have had the automatic high beam...
11-11-2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 359
Posted By Arrie

Have you checked that your emergency or parking...

Have you checked that your emergency or parking brake is not the one dragging?
11-11-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,474
Posted By Arrie

You should go test drive the C- class for a...

You should go test drive the C- class for a longer road trip and you would not need to be asking your question.
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