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06-21-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 158
Posted By raymond g-

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2y8zrrJNqDI&featur...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2y8zrrJNqDI&feature=youtu.be

https://www.pelicanparts.com/techarticles/Mercedes-Benz/47-BODY-Window_Regulator_Replacement/47-BODY-Window_Regulator_Replacement.htm
...
06-17-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 325
Posted By raymond g-

nuts, washers, bolts - for me, it was whatever I...

nuts, washers, bolts - for me, it was whatever I had in that was in the large coffee can of loose parts growing in my garage.
after decades of accumulation I didn't have to buy anything but time was...
06-17-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 325
Posted By raymond g-

anecdotal: normally, when we close a window, we...

anecdotal: normally, when we close a window, we press the button and hold it there (or express OFF) until the
window is fully closed. since the window pressure is quite strong, I wondered whether...
06-16-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 210
Posted By raymond g-

observation: there are many folks who toss out...

observation: there are many folks who toss out opinions about car repair. some are guesses and gambles.
one of the few experts on MB w210 transmissions goes by the sobriquet "Mava" on the w210...
06-14-2019, 06:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 191
Posted By raymond g-

fuses: check under the large plastic hatch in...

fuses: check under the large plastic hatch in the engine bay, just in front of the firewall on the passenger side
06-12-2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 325
Posted By raymond g-

p.s. given the movement of the parts, it would be...

p.s. given the movement of the parts, it would be a good thing to put loctite blue (easily removable when heated) on the screw threads before assembly.

more often than not, it is the white plastic...
06-12-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 325
Posted By raymond g-

observation: the rear window regulator's design...

observation: the rear window regulator's design is faulty resulting in higher instances of failure (one of
those "not if....but when...." situations. sure, you can use rivets but there isn't any...
06-06-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 424
Posted By raymond g-

saying the battery is 3 years old does not...

saying the battery is 3 years old does not translate to how effective it is. you'll need sufficient voltage so
be sure the car battery is fully charged first. many auto parts store will evaluate...
06-05-2019, 12:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 550
Posted By raymond g-

kinda depends on the offset. you can figure that...

kinda depends on the offset. you can figure that out here. compare with your stock/current wheels/tires to get an idea

https://www.discounttire.com/learn/tire-size-calculator
...
06-04-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 205
Posted By raymond g-

you didn't share what wheels you currently have...

you didn't share what wheels you currently have so I assumed that they were close to stock.
it is easy to check the ET you're currently using and compare with the 41 which you are
considering. ...
06-04-2019, 01:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 465
Posted By raymond g-

okay, you implied that you were checking for...

okay, you implied that you were checking for resistance in your first post so that had me thinking in a different direction.

there may be an inline fuse built into the headlight wiring so look for...
06-03-2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 205
Posted By raymond g-

'right 'sucked in' 'pushed out' are subjective...

'right 'sucked in' 'pushed out' are subjective terms so I'll leave that up to you. i think it will be pretty close to
stock but you will still need to resolve the tire sizing which, depending on...
06-03-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 465
Posted By raymond g-

what do you mean "not giving a good reading on...

what do you mean "not giving a good reading on meter?" better if you provided a measurable value

I'm confused because you seem to be mixing terms 'left' 'right' 'driver'
06-01-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 556
Posted By raymond g-

sorry, disregard then.

sorry, disregard then.
06-01-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 556
Posted By raymond g-

asking price and location? thank you

asking price and location? thank you
05-30-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 507
Posted By raymond g-

I believe the only AMG seat you can use for a...

I believe the only AMG seat you can use for a relatively easy drop-in is the AMG 210 due
to electronics and seat rail dimensions. I wanted seats from a 211 AMG but it did not match
so I settled for...
05-27-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 703
Posted By raymond g-

I want to start with three questions: What tire...

I want to start with three questions:
What tire size does the prototype have and what tire profile?
if you're asking what the original equipment sized tire is, that should be 215-55-16

Will I...
05-23-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 651
Posted By raymond g-

you would need to find takeoff seats which are...

you would need to find takeoff seats which are color coordinated
may require door panel color matching, too
verify that all the airbags are functioning (not uncommon to find leakage)
verify...
05-16-2019, 11:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 207
Posted By raymond g-

https://www.bluedriver.com/support#block-faq

https://www.bluedriver.com/support#block-faq
05-16-2019, 02:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 235
Posted By raymond g-

probably similar to OEM headlight. vertical...

probably similar to OEM headlight. vertical adjust only
https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/777x577/eagle_ad4c459a6ed4d43f1e0d49151da3a036aebae4b0.jpg
05-11-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,513
Posted By raymond g-

Zeqir, I will leave this PDF up in my Dropbox...

Zeqir, I will leave this PDF up in my Dropbox account (https://www.dropbox.com/s/qruufqsrhkiid44/DIY%20paddle%20shifters.pdf?dl=0) for a week.
05-11-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 418
Posted By raymond g-

the CD player isn't worth much, given their poor...

the CD player isn't worth much, given their poor design and high rate of failure. but if you find a buyer, don't let them get away :-)
05-10-2019, 12:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 418
Posted By raymond g-

in case you're wondering about accessing it from...

in case you're wondering about accessing it from the rear, it isn't likely. I even used a borescope to
probe from the back but, given the location of the latch and the cage, this isn't a feasible...
05-08-2019, 10:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 418
Posted By raymond g-

unfortunately, it is not unheard of that the head...

unfortunately, it is not unheard of that the head unit (or the climate control unit) locking mechanism have
become jammed. the same design unlocking keys operate both cc and radio. so you may want...
05-06-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 158
Posted By raymond g-

i have no experience with such an ailment but...

i have no experience with such an ailment but wouldn't be easier to have someone with a factory type multiplexer
dock with your car to scan for faults and help guide you closer to the fix?
05-05-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 157
Posted By raymond g-

since no one has responded yet, I'll jump in. ...

since no one has responded yet, I'll jump in. normally i make it a point not to unless I've had firsthand experience.
but my nearby pro, Mercedessource has many videos on YT and he rates this swap...
05-04-2019, 01:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 510
Posted By raymond g-

i happened to have an older catalog on my hard...

i happened to have an older catalog on my hard drive and this is what it shows
...
05-01-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 157
Posted By raymond g-

at the top of this page - select TOOLS - then VIN...

at the top of this page - select TOOLS - then VIN decoder. try comparing the code and paint color that way (too)

I live 1 mile from Seattle Mercedes. I've not been back there for any service in...
05-01-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 157
Posted By raymond g-

the presumption is that the paint on your car is...

the presumption is that the paint on your car is original and true to the paint code stamped on the
plate in your engine compartment. but, as we all know, paint fades over time. there is also an...
04-29-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 184
Posted By raymond g-

ha ha, i bought that same chinese clamp meter a...

ha ha, i bought that same chinese clamp meter a couple of months ago (still unused). i also have several
other Fluke devices. they're great when I can grab something within my price range. Fluke...
Forum: W213 AMG
04-28-2019, 11:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 734
Posted By raymond g-

my wild guess is that your winter wheels may have...

my wild guess is that your winter wheels may have required longer lug bolts? ..... but after switching back to your
summer wheels (which have thinner cross section) the longer bolts were too...
04-25-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 510
Posted By raymond g-

well, there IS one other factor to consider, too....

well, there IS one other factor to consider, too. you can only make a cut once so if it goes wrong
your spring(s) or suspension project gets snookered.

BEFORE: ...
04-24-2019, 11:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 510
Posted By raymond g-

i have OEM springs with 1 coil cut using a cutoff...

i have OEM springs with 1 coil cut using a cutoff wheel. yours if you cover shipping and a chick fil a.
that will leave your springs intact should you wish to sell the car later with OEM springs. ...
04-24-2019, 10:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 510
Posted By raymond g-

e320toney, where are you located? trying to help...

e320toney, where are you located? trying to help you with your project. r-
04-24-2019, 12:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 510
Posted By raymond g-

so far, after reading your description, nothing...

so far, after reading your description, nothing sounds unusual. what you may want to do just to cover the bases is
measure the length of old and new shock when fully compressed. my experience with...
04-22-2019, 11:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 397
Posted By raymond g-

see if this helps ...

see if this helps

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/941x1140/w210_f91f8640641907ff597a0bd2f93f4c24f70fbab3.jpg
04-22-2019, 11:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 137
Posted By raymond g-

try this...

try this (http://www.mercedesmedic.com/e-class-1996-2002-w210-fuse-chart-location-designation-diagram/)
Forum: W211 AMG
04-22-2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 695
Posted By raymond g-

Performance of the ceramics do not match the OE...

Performance of the ceramics do not match the OE when wet and cold but the tradeoff is in excessive brake dust
04-21-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 397
Posted By raymond g-

That may be the intended purpose of this forum...

That may be the intended purpose of this forum but Plutoe has demonstrated for a long time that he has other motivations and enjoys baiting members. r-
04-20-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 267
Posted By raymond g-

when I purchased a DVD version of WIS I didn't...

when I purchased a DVD version of WIS I didn't know of the pirating issue. I installed it on my
Windows 7, intel 7 with 32gb RAM on an SSD drive. it has worked great, albeit a tad slow
even...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-18-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 695
Posted By raymond g-

Akebono makes a variety of pad types. You may...

Akebono makes a variety of pad types. You may want to consider identifying the pads you're seeking input on and the type of driving you do most of the time
04-18-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 267
Posted By raymond g-

I, personally, don't feel there is a perfect...

I, personally, don't feel there is a perfect manual for the 210. The in-depth DVD based WIS EPC requires a bit
of navigating in order to sometimes locate what I feel is very basic maintenance info....
04-14-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 255
Posted By raymond g-

w210 models were only released with reflector...

w210 models were only released with reflector based halogen headlights, or reflector based HID
04-12-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 755
Posted By raymond g-

unless you won the lotto or have much disposable...

unless you won the lotto or have much disposable income, I think it is wise to make small, incremental changes
to see if those small dollar items will do the job. i also have a small supply of LED...
04-11-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 755
Posted By raymond g-

older photos. car in garage under cover as I...

older photos. car in garage under cover as I avoid driving it when it is rainy. i almost returned it after
I got the car because I didn't like the color. I would have preferred black or...
04-10-2019, 11:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 755
Posted By raymond g-

okay, that provides a bit more background so I'm...

okay, that provides a bit more background so I'm presuming you want the upgrades more for looks
than function ... for things to match. that said, then you're on your own because aesthetics are in ...
04-10-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 755
Posted By raymond g-

nah...I already know *my* reasons for switching...

nah...I already know *my* reasons for switching over. what is more important, for your car,
is why you want to switch. knowing that would give me an idea how to respond. you may
want to do this...
04-10-2019, 12:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 755
Posted By raymond g-

i'm saddened to see that you are heading down the...

i'm saddened to see that you are heading down the rabbit hole of modifications for appearance sake.
this is not the best financial investment into the car

that said, I'm embarrassed to identify...
04-09-2019, 12:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 455
Posted By raymond g-

yes, sounds like a cheap option for those who...

yes, sounds like a cheap option for those who inclined to go this route (https://www.benzworld.org/forums/w210-e-class/2126449-w210-cheap-tail-lamp-upgrade.html)

same here...
04-08-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 455
Posted By raymond g-

yes, dual purpose: one filament is for running...

yes, dual purpose: one filament is for running light. step on brake and both filaments light up.

photo HERE (https://mbworld.org/forums/e-class-w210/736763-reverse-lights-not-working.html) may...
04-08-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 389
Posted By raymond g-

depending on the part number you had previously...

depending on the part number you had previously vs the one you picked up, the 'handshaking' may
still be needed to have the pump know what features are on the car. hard to say without being there
04-08-2019, 12:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 455
Posted By raymond g-

that high brake light behind the rear headrest is...

that high brake light behind the rear headrest is not part of the warning system according to the manual. these are....


(2) H6W dim bulbs inside the high beam reflector,
(2) front bumper side...
04-07-2019, 11:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 455
Posted By raymond g-

I don't know, but there are about 22 filaments...

I don't know, but there are about 22 filaments total which are interrogated as part of the BULB MALFUNCTION
system. all are view able on the exterior. be sure you check them ALL. the system is...
04-05-2019, 09:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 236
Posted By raymond g-

okay, i didn't think go use the search engine so...

okay, i didn't think go use the search engine so after reading up on this a little it seems that it can be safe,
and it can be unsafe. depends on the wheel material and natch, do performs the work...
04-05-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 236
Posted By raymond g-

i am curious how a redrilled wheel (pattern)...

i am curious how a redrilled wheel (pattern) looks, not having seen one before. can you post a picture of the wheel? thanks
04-05-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 248
Posted By raymond g-

some linked threads under "spilled liquid...

some linked threads under "spilled liquid (https://www.benzworld.org/forums/w210-e-class/1720154-0-stickys-alphabetical-order.html)..."
04-03-2019, 11:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 823
Posted By raymond g-

how about this? performing the handshaking using...

how about this? performing the handshaking using the garage door opener's instructions...but using the
MB buttons as if they resembled the remote.

I have a Chamberlain opener and a 1999 E320. I...
04-01-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By raymond g-

in case anything in here...

in case anything in here (https://www.benzworld.org/forums/w210-e-class/1720154-0-stickys-alphabetical-order.html) helps (check under Headliner R&R)
Forum: W211 AMG
03-30-2019, 03:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 860
Posted By raymond g-

technically, whether a project is bixenon or not...

technically, whether a project is bixenon or not centers solely on whether the projector inside is fitted
with a shutter. as a low beam, the shutter covers half of the beam. when high beam is...
03-27-2019, 01:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 157
Posted By raymond g-

https://www.benzworld.org/forums/w210-e-class/1720...

https://www.benzworld.org/forums/w210-e-class/1720154-0-stickys-alphabetical-order.html

scroll down to "parts diagrams". section 80 covers vacuum system

you can insert an inline fitting or you...
03-26-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 671
Posted By raymond g-

ha you know, i remember reading that thread years...

ha you know, i remember reading that thread years ago but not the answer. thanks!
03-26-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 671
Posted By raymond g-

what is this 'Wabasto" feature that I've seen...

what is this 'Wabasto" feature that I've seen referenced occasionally with the 210? is it another
term for supercharge or nitrous or something?
03-24-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 288
Posted By raymond g-

be sure the bulbs are in working order, first. ...

be sure the bulbs are in working order, first. pull and inspect for continuity. they
should turn on with the cabin lights when you open the door
03-23-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By raymond g-

yeah, i gets your drift. okay, now about the...

yeah, i gets your drift. okay, now about the mechanical linkage itself? sticky or dirty and requiring
more effort to un/lock? popping the door panel off is easy and you can at least cycle the lock...
03-22-2019, 12:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 288
Posted By raymond g-

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

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1109x718/p1040266_43366e01007069c78876033bc315d8f7564a0eac.jpg
I replaced the filament bulbs with brighter LED festoon bulbs. they don't need...
03-22-2019, 12:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By raymond g-

wild first guess: check the vacuum hose leading...

wild first guess: check the vacuum hose leading from the cabin and into the door. i'm wondering
if the operation of the door, wear and tear, etc has caused the hose to kink or fracture or something,...
03-20-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 389
Posted By raymond g-

If this were my car, I would remove the rear seat...

If this were my car, I would remove the rear seat and inspect the battery compartment. That is a
target rich environment consisting of fuses, relays, pneumatic systems equipment pump, battery etc....
03-19-2019, 11:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By raymond g-

that all depends on the degree of codes people...

that all depends on the degree of codes people seek to read and erase. use the
right tool for the job. some DIY folks want as much control as available so will pay
top money. many varieties of...
03-19-2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By raymond g-

at one time, the i980 did not support the w210...

at one time, the i980 did not support the w210 models. i don't know if this has changed via updates.
03-19-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 274
Posted By raymond g-

one caveat to be aware of is that a couple of...

one caveat to be aware of is that a couple of folks on the forums who are familiar with
computer stuff indicated their discomfort with that WIS emulation which makes it susceptible
to hackers. my...
03-17-2019, 12:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 274
Posted By raymond g-

If you have a Seattle Public Library card, you...

If you have a Seattle Public Library card, you can walk into any branch, sit down at their
computer and access the AllData automotive info which features wiring schematics.
King County libraries...
03-16-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 247
Posted By raymond g-

that's crazy - it's like a 400% markup. hope you...

that's crazy - it's like a 400% markup. hope you got the used one online - just saw it this morning for about $90 shipped

oh, now seeing a $71 on Amazon. not as cheap as $61 but pretty decent
03-16-2019, 01:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 247
Posted By raymond g-

(in case this helps any) half dozen years...

(in case this helps any)

half dozen years ago,
parts 1120940041 and 1120900089 each cost less than $5. hope those are the ones you need

(oops sorry. i was using my phone earlier. i see now...
03-15-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 153
Posted By raymond g-

what exactly did you do to make adjustments? do...

what exactly did you do to make adjustments? do you have make/model of the bulb you used?
03-15-2019, 12:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 215
Posted By raymond g-

couple more sites for your consideration ...

couple more sites for your consideration

recommended fitment...
03-14-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 215
Posted By raymond g-

you've already suggested 18" in spoked wheel. ...

you've already suggested 18" in spoked wheel.

pick a design and post link

otherwise no one really has an ideal what design you dis/like and can't really
suggest boxer or brief and all that. ...
03-14-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 215
Posted By raymond g-

well, you'll still need to read up on it since it...

well, you'll still need to read up on it since it is ultimately your expenditure. it comes down to
function, fitment, aesthetics etc

if you take a bigger wheel while maintaining the same offset,...
03-13-2019, 11:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 400
Posted By raymond g-

be sure to look to see if your radio has a main...

be sure to look to see if your radio has a main fuse on the back panel (once you
pull the radio out). some MB radios have this built into their design and often overlooked
03-13-2019, 12:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,491
Posted By raymond g-

yeah, post update. the ODB port is limited only...

yeah, post update. the ODB port is limited only to ODB protocols...or a few others utilized by Mercedes.
but the 38 round pin connection is for a whole host of other sensors so it really depends on...
03-13-2019, 12:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,491
Posted By raymond g-

oh, I just looked at photos for that code reader...

oh, I just looked at photos for that code reader on Amazon.com but (!) didn't see a 38 pin round connector
that you may need to dock the reader with the main diagnostic port under the hood (inside...
03-13-2019, 12:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,491
Posted By raymond g-

Prior to purchase did you check for verification...

Prior to purchase did you check for verification on the extent of Mercedes compatibility? I'm
asking because at first glance through some of the ads, I'm not seeing Mercedes mentioned.
It is...
03-09-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By raymond g-

definitely read what others have experienced...

definitely read what others have experienced first as it may save you $140. given the design flaw
of the MB 210 taillight, it is possible that the ones you're buying may display similar traits. so...
03-09-2019, 02:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 956
Posted By raymond g-

it is exceedingly difficult to have an LED...

it is exceedingly difficult to have an LED perform well as a drop-in into a reflector based headlight.
so though your photo is nice, more important is how the beam now projects onto the pavement. ...
03-08-2019, 11:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 207
Posted By raymond g-

i have an MBUSA parts list that I grabbed but it...

i have an MBUSA parts list that I grabbed but it is outdated. here is a random screen shot
and it may give you an inkling. no doubt the % is higher now. dealer price, followed by retail.
multiply...
03-08-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 83,800
Posted By raymond g-

car battery may be depleted below minimum...

car battery may be depleted below minimum specifications. pull out a volt meter and check the
voltage of the battery, at rest, as well as when the engine is cranking. report back. hopefully
it is...
03-05-2019, 12:18 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,152
Posted By raymond g-

with bailey and coffee in hand....now I'm...

with bailey and coffee in hand....now I'm wondering aloud if the weight of the wheel, along
with the extended length (the 'moment (http://web.mit.edu/4.441/1_lectures/1_lecture5/1_lecture5.html)'),...
03-05-2019, 12:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 174
Posted By raymond g-

that is kind of like asking the best wheel for...

that is kind of like asking the best wheel for your car and not giving background on
what you're hoping to see as the end result. color, location, switching, cost etc...
otherwise why not just...
03-04-2019, 11:45 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,152
Posted By raymond g-

isn't the recommended torque for C230 lug bolts...

isn't the recommended torque for C230 lug bolts more like 80# ?
03-04-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 378
Posted By raymond g-

VIN decoder is atop this page (see) the...

VIN decoder is atop this page (see)
the embossed metal plate should be riveted to the top radiator support


...
03-01-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By raymond g-

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

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1180x903/img_0038website_5889d7a620fa22c40efb8d6cf79492e02ed03de6.jpg
fog only on the driver's side. empty or blocked socket on pax side
...
03-01-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By raymond g-

exterior lights only, Leo if any of them had...

exterior lights only, Leo

if any of them had been replaced using LEDs that may trigger a bulb malfunction warning even with CANBUS.
so work backwards and replace with filament bulbs instead of...
02-24-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By raymond g-

sounds like a severely discharged battery to me. ...

sounds like a severely discharged battery to me. but why guess using the internet? you should be
able to have a shop or auto parts store measure the battery directly for voltage, at rest, as well...
02-23-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 350
Posted By raymond g-

(design differences) thanks, good to know. r-

(design differences) thanks, good to know. r-
02-23-2019, 12:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 350
Posted By raymond g-

correct me if I am wrong here but I believe the...

correct me if I am wrong here but I believe the only difference between the E55 fender section
and the E320 and E430 isn't so much that it is 'flared' but that the wheel arch lip which ordinarily...
02-22-2019, 12:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 441
Posted By raymond g-

at the top of the 210 forum (Benzworld...

at the top of the 210 forum (Benzworld (https://www.benzworld.org/forums/w210-e-class/)) there is a STICKY thread on mileage reports which lists model information along
with the member name. if you...
02-21-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 132
Posted By raymond g-

it works within a few meters and not much more...

it works within a few meters and not much more since it is IR (vs RF)
02-19-2019, 02:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 255
Posted By raymond g-

i've done that for RWD at both ends but haven't...

i've done that for RWD at both ends but haven't with 4matic yet. can you provide a link to the FCP Euro procedure? thanks
02-19-2019, 12:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 441
Posted By raymond g-

i accessed the WIS clone and came up with this MB...

i accessed the WIS clone and came up with this MB document
02-17-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 216
Posted By raymond g-

i tried to look for any information regarding the...

i tried to look for any information regarding the MANUAL sunblind in the MB WIS clone...
02-17-2019, 01:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 424
Posted By raymond g-

(from salesperson presentation booklet)

(from salesperson presentation booklet)
02-14-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 277
Posted By raymond g-

i figure it's up to the car owner to determine...

i figure it's up to the car owner to determine what looks 'good' for themselves... just like we don't
dictate whether boxers or briefs are best for them. i'm sure that some folks feel my 211 AMG...
02-12-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 292
Posted By raymond g-

use the SEARCH function will get you may more...

use the SEARCH function will get you may more responses

https://mbworld.org/forums/e-class-w210/189515-how-do-i-lower-my-car-right-way.html...
02-08-2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 203
Posted By raymond g-

you mentioned 'fuse box' singular. so i hope...

you mentioned 'fuse box' singular. so i hope that meant you inspected them all as you have
extra block say, in the rear wheel well. also, don't rely on visual inspection but to perform a...
02-07-2019, 11:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 203
Posted By raymond g-

i don't own a wagon but here are some fuse charts...

i don't own a wagon but here are some fuse charts for your viewing here (https://www.benzworld.org/forums/w210-e-class/1349757-list-fuses.html)
02-06-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 441
Posted By raymond g-

these are generic instructions...though for w210 ...

these are generic instructions...though for w210

front...
02-06-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 339
Posted By raymond g-

don't forget the VIN decoder is at the top of the...

don't forget the VIN decoder is at the top of the forum page under TOOLS
anyone else getting a feeling it is a 1995 or 96 Canadian issue?
to the OP: don't you have a manufacturing plate inside the...
02-05-2019, 09:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 441
Posted By raymond g-

why not just check a parts store, like TireRack...

why not just check a parts store, like TireRack and see what it shows for your year.model ?
it seems to imply fronts sensors but not rear. but you should double check. may as well
check several...
02-01-2019, 10:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 313
Posted By raymond g-

if you're not sure what it is, it would help...

if you're not sure what it is, it would help greatly if you posted a picture of it to give folks a relative
idea of the location and what it is hooked up to. you only describe several key bits of...
01-31-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 177
Posted By raymond g-

<...>

<...>
01-29-2019, 11:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 401
Posted By raymond g-

...the rest of the story...

...the rest of the story (https://mercedesforum.com/forum/mercedes-e-class-9/headrest-stuck-my-99-e300-59228/)
01-29-2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 138
Posted By raymond g-

you're pushing the envelope....and you will...

you're pushing the envelope....and you will likely rub, be it the suspension or the wheel arch. but
also critical information you've not identified is what you suspension changes might be.
there...
01-25-2019, 11:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 433
Posted By raymond g-

what I did with mine was to take a bixenon HID...

what I did with mine was to take a bixenon HID project from a w211 E55 and mounted it inside a Depo (Asian aftermarket)
headlight shell. this wasn't easy...but it wasn't difficult, either. I did...
01-25-2019, 10:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 433
Posted By raymond g-

it is possible to retrofit the factory HID into...

it is possible to retrofit the factory HID into your halogen equipped car but it may be illegal in your area,
it may not pass vehicle inspection, and you will need someone knowledgeable with...
01-25-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,606
Posted By raymond g-

it'll take me a while to catch up. i'm right at...

it'll take me a while to catch up. i'm right at 67,606 miles as of today
01-22-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 401
Posted By raymond g-

another thought to test the ability of the...

another thought to test the ability of the headrest is to move the seat as far back and forward as you can
using the control switches. in full rearward position, i think the headrest is suppose to...
01-14-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,301
Posted By raymond g-

glad it worked out for your GL :y

glad it worked out for your GL :y
01-14-2019, 01:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,301
Posted By raymond g-

if you attempted to improve your lighting by...

if you attempted to improve your lighting by installing an HID bulb into the H7 socket, that is rarely going to
result in better lighting. the reflector based headlight doesn't take too kindly to...
01-11-2019, 09:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By raymond g-

i wouldn't continue driving it in that condition,...

i wouldn't continue driving it in that condition, nor would I gamble on your finances by sitting at my computer
and relying on your description of the sound. the potential cost to repair an engine...
12-30-2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By raymond g-

here are some parts diagrams you can navigate...

here are some parts diagrams you can navigate with. that area/part should be in GROUP 69

Parts diagrams - russian1 (http://www.auto-parts.spb.ru/cat/cats/m.mycat?cat=mb&client=dr2000)
Mercedes...
12-29-2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By raymond g-

check HERE ...

check HERE (https://www.benzworld.org/forums/w210-e-class/1720154-0-stickys-alphabetical-order.html)under 'gas cap troubleshooting'
12-29-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By raymond g-

is this the part where you simply grab the motor...

is this the part where you simply grab the motor assembly and slide it to the right a half inch or so and it drops straight down? if so, it's just a mortised type latch fit
12-23-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 734
Posted By raymond g-

people say that but I don't believe it's that big...

people say that but I don't believe it's that big a deal (address). it's not as if you couldn't pick it off the county
tax listings for most counties in the US. pretty sad if someone has money to...
12-21-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,964
Posted By raymond g-

glad to hear. will you be able to post a few...

glad to hear. will you be able to post a few photos of the light beam....on the road as well as against a perpendicular wall?
12-18-2018, 01:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,242
Posted By raymond g-

shy of pulling one off a wrecked or parts car,...

shy of pulling one off a wrecked or parts car, you'll likely have to purchase from Ebay from Thailand or Turkey for facelift mirrors
12-17-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 342
Posted By raymond g-

Hollander Interchange Manual

Hollander Interchange Manual
12-15-2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,242
Posted By raymond g-

I feel it would be better to remove the mirror...

I feel it would be better to remove the mirror housing first prior to replacing the mirror glass.
It is possible that the mirror is attached via double stick tape, plastic snaps as well as a wire...
12-10-2018, 12:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 542
Posted By raymond g-

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PGkSfPbGr3Y ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PGkSfPbGr3Y

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

$30 plus/minus
12-09-2018, 10:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 542
Posted By raymond g-

old thermostat... opening too soon ?

old thermostat... opening too soon ?
12-04-2018, 12:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By raymond g-

yeah, if you're lowering, what is inherent with...

yeah, if you're lowering, what is inherent with the modification is a firmer ride as you can't decrease
the travel and still have the shock and spring travel needed to cushion the ride under...
12-03-2018, 05:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By raymond g-

some light reading for you as you move towards...

some light reading for you as you move towards your lowing project

https://mbworld.org/forums/e-class-w210/189515-how-do-i-lower-my-car-right-way.html

you need to ask yourself the basis for...
12-03-2018, 01:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By raymond g-

https://www.benzworld.org/forums/w210-e-class/1720...

https://www.benzworld.org/forums/w210-e-class/1720154-0-stickys-alphabetical-order.html

navigate to PARTS DIAGRAMS

navigate to CHASSIS....then REAR LID
11-22-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 198
Posted By raymond g-

getting a voltage reading requires applying volt...

getting a voltage reading requires applying volt meter probes to the tail light panel and the bulb socket contacts.
11-22-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 419
Posted By raymond g-

ouch, you just missed a set of great condition...

ouch, you just missed a set of great condition ones on Benzworld (https://www.benzworld.org/forums/sale-wanted-trade-giveaway/3008999-fs-18-staggered-amg-monoblocks.html)for about $1000. I actually...
11-22-2018, 12:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 198
Posted By raymond g-

before you continue to dig into the bowels of the...

before you continue to dig into the bowels of the car, have you checked for voltage to the bulb socket/
circuit board which is integral to the tail light assembly? they are notorious for their...
11-20-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 144
Posted By raymond g-

my first thought would be that it is either a...

my first thought would be that it is either a failing pump, or that water has leaked into the compartment
beneath the rear seat which houses car battery, PSE pump, fuses, relays. The compartment is...
11-15-2018, 11:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 248
Posted By raymond g-

i've had some hands on with the mirror covers and...

i've had some hands on with the mirror covers and quite confident that the
plastic housing is swappable between 202 and w210 1996-9. if an unlikely
source, Ebay, is any indication, 129, 140, 202...
11-15-2018, 10:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 205
Posted By raymond g-

I can try (no promises) but would ask that the...

I can try (no promises) but would ask that the following information be sent me:
photo of the head unit from the front
photo of the head unit from the rear
photo of any production info, including...
11-13-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 277
Posted By raymond g-

another thing you can check is the voltage of the...

another thing you can check is the voltage of the car battery, at rest, as well when cranking (you
may need a helper here). both readings should be something like 12.5vdc or higher.
11-11-2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 472
Posted By raymond g-

oops one more...should be about $100+ retail,...

oops one more...should be about $100+ retail, depending on the dealer. so perhaps a auto wrecking yard for cheaper or something creative like flex tape, silicon self vulcanizing tape (i love this...
11-11-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 472
Posted By raymond g-

don't have time to sort out right now so hoping...

don't have time to sort out right now so hoping you can review and see if anything here helps.
they're just simple hoses so if you find hoses with same ID / OD hoses and fittings they should work.
...
11-09-2018, 09:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 461
Posted By raymond g-

thought all the puddle filament bulbs were taken...

thought all the puddle filament bulbs were taken by the family but found one as I was
cleaning the garage just now. rear door/warm yellow = OEM bulb. front door/6000º = LED
...
11-09-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 303
Posted By raymond g-

okay, the socket AND wiring harness are well...

okay, the socket AND wiring harness are well known for prematurely decomposing. the harness
insulation will become brittle and fall apart in your hands. same for the socket. it MAY be that
the...
11-09-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 303
Posted By raymond g-

i don't know if you mean parking light in the...

i don't know if you mean parking light in the high beam assembly or the parking light on the bumper,
therefore I don't know which socket you're referring to

once you substitute for the car power,...
11-09-2018, 02:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 461
Posted By raymond g-

the lighting is nice...not harsh nor at a level...

the lighting is nice...not harsh nor at a level which I would say ruins your night vision.
if it were brighter, possibly. but a useful brightness without being too bright. like said,
only the bulb...
11-07-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 298
Posted By raymond g-

I apologize then. The answer is yes

I apologize then. The answer is yes
11-07-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 298
Posted By raymond g-

would help if you can be more descriptive. there...

would help if you can be more descriptive. there are couple of overhead lights in front of the cabin,
an overhead in the rear, and lights at the bottom of each door....and for some models, light...
11-07-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 461
Posted By raymond g-

the installation of the bulb is easy. it's...

the installation of the bulb is easy. it's something like a 40mm festoon LED swapped into the OEM light
socket. the socket/lens housing is a fingertip pry out from beneath the door storage bin...
11-06-2018, 09:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By raymond g-

forces the imagination to picture which color...

forces the imagination to picture which color wire, which fuse, how the light switch was positioned, etc.
what type of fuse and in relying on your generic description. try posting a photos or...
11-04-2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 258
Posted By raymond g-

hey, you have the answer right there in your...

hey, you have the answer right there in your photo: just google the part number...
11-03-2018, 11:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 249
Posted By raymond g-

you can try that simpler method of headliner...

you can try that simpler method of headliner repair. be aware that with the E320 it is the foam which decomposes
so if you spray or saturate in between the layer with adhesive as depicted, there...
11-03-2018, 10:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 249
Posted By raymond g-

use search feature "headliner...

use search feature "headliner (https://mbworld.org/forums/e-class-w210/330564-diy-alcantera-headliner-roof-rattle-fix.html#post3859299)"

brake pads...the last time, i just looked. the cutaway...
11-03-2018, 09:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 227
Posted By raymond g-

you have a high compression ratio engine,...

you have a high compression ratio engine, requiring higher octane fuel to minimize
detonation and pinging. don't be too penny-wise-pound-foolish as it may result in
long term issues down the road....
11-03-2018, 01:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 258
Posted By raymond g-

you can start trying these diagrams. full set of...

you can start trying these diagrams. full set of schematics can be found at MBUSA for a subscription.
you can try your local library for automotive repair books or online database.
...
11-02-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 461
Posted By raymond g-

coincidentally, I was exploring LED for tails...

coincidentally, I was exploring LED for tails last week but apprehensive until I was sure it
would not hyper-flash. so for now, LEDs on all interior lights (bought from local
discount place), and...
11-02-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 173
Posted By raymond g-

https://mbworld.org/forums/images/icons/icon14.gif

https://mbworld.org/forums/images/icons/icon14.gif
11-02-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 173
Posted By raymond g-

don't know were you are (what model for that...

don't know were you are (what model for that country). here in USA,
turn CW one click
turn CW one more click
pull knob back, towards driver for FRONT fog
pull knob back, two clicks for REAR fog
...
11-02-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 461
Posted By raymond g-

B- the LED ones in above photo are sold by...

B- the LED ones in above photo are sold by Aznoptics (spelling?) who advertises on this forum / MBWORLD. not rock bottom price but canbus compliant and hasnt been any problem past 3+ yrs. cooler temp...
11-02-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 325
Posted By raymond g-

be aware also that the EPC (or russian parts...

be aware also that the EPC (or russian parts diagrams) have pages solely related to fasteners, connectors, plugs, etc which can be otherwise overlooked with other regular, larger car parts. you'll...
11-01-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 467
Posted By raymond g-

ATL_E55 - it should be made clear that having the...

ATL_E55 - it should be made clear that having the fuse located there is not, in and of itself, flawed. it would be if it is the only
fuse installed as a result of the conversion. leave 5a in. won't...
11-01-2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 16,655
Posted By raymond g-

I'm sorry for your loss...really. The time you...

I'm sorry for your loss...really. The time you spent should have been more like a few minutes. The
programming, if any, may only take seconds....and more often than not, could have been done by
you...
11-01-2018, 03:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 835
Posted By raymond g-

I ordered tires and pads from Tire Rack in the...

I ordered tires and pads from Tire Rack in the past and was satisfied. Last month I was fortunate enough
to have scored Akebono ceramic pads and MB rotors, all NIB, for $160 from a forum member who...
10-30-2018, 12:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 467
Posted By raymond g-

ATL_E55...

ATL_E55 (https://mbworld.org/forums/members/408305-atl_e55.html) the only things I recognize clearly is the main headlight connector (oval shape) and the city light socket.
you're providing only a...
10-29-2018, 11:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 467
Posted By raymond g-

definitely not OEM HIDs as MB didn't offer the...

definitely not OEM HIDs as MB didn't offer the projectors until their 211 models. so that owner likely
bought an Asian headlight and stuck in a rebased H7 with a D2S bulb inside.
10-29-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 467
Posted By raymond g-

physically possible, relatively easy you'll...

physically possible, relatively easy
you'll need to wire in for the high voltage ballast, but requires intermediate auto electrical knowledge
what you likely DIDN'T get is the whole system,...
10-28-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 242
Posted By raymond g-

OWNER'S manual ...

OWNER'S manual (https://www.mbusa.com/vcm/MB/DigitalAssets/pdfmb/ownersmanual/2000_e320_e430_e55amg.pdf)

Fluids recommendation chart...
10-27-2018, 11:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 325
Posted By raymond g-

tip: google "mercedes door molding clip" ...

tip:

google "mercedes door molding clip"

click IMAGES

find match p/n - 0079887178

(oops, I failed reading comprehension! doggone the small phone screen. let me keep digging)
10-25-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 267
Posted By raymond g-

well, be careful, as you might still trip up...

well, be careful, as you might still trip up depending on model/type. better to match using your VIN
10-25-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 267
Posted By raymond g-

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/549x294/hood2_97b06c63656572dd28f82667107d92773598fe2a.jpg
...
10-24-2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 216
Posted By raymond g-

you're already going to be opening up the door...

you're already going to be opening up the door liner and removing the seat switch module if
you're replacing it. I don't think it's much more effort to probe the circuit board for inspection
if...
10-23-2018, 11:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 515
Posted By raymond g-

coincidentally, on another w210 forum.... ...

coincidentally, on another w210 forum....

https://www.benzworld.org/forums/w210-e-class/3007359-1996-e320-anti-theft-lockout-won.html
10-23-2018, 04:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 515
Posted By raymond g-

i don't know and only have more questions: ...

i don't know and only have more questions:

check under the rear seat where there is a cluster of valuable targets critical to the operation of
your car (relays, fuses, car battery, vacuum pump)....
10-14-2018, 10:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 215
Posted By raymond g-

from what I interpret, no, they are not all the...

from what I interpret, no, they are not all the same. so it is best to index your part number vs your VIN
...
10-11-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 794
Posted By raymond g-

i'm not sure what you're trying to fix, but the...

i'm not sure what you're trying to fix, but the part number you just posted is not for shock absorber bushing.
it is for a spring pad / spacer of which there are varying thicknesses (about 5 in...
10-11-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 258
Posted By raymond g-

i'm not a 420/430 historian....but I've not seen...

i'm not a 420/430 historian....but I've not seen one with those (downgraded) wheels...which I've only seen on 320s.
the photos seem to show the scalloped style rims

the ones you bought just now...
10-11-2018, 12:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 14,754
Posted By raymond g-

no reason why you should apologize for reviving...

no reason why you should apologize for reviving an old thread. the question you had posed was valid
and was not addressed earlier. so a nudge from you helped to elicit a little more useful info...
10-10-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 461
Posted By raymond g-

it would be very unusual for an E320 to have fog...

it would be very unusual for an E320 to have fog lights requiring ballasts (ergo HID) unless it was a franken-hack
job (but not unheard of). you really need to have this verified by a third party....
10-09-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 14,754
Posted By raymond g-

like he said, the service depends on your model....

like he said, the service depends on your model. you should have this in your owner's manual packet. if not
try picking from the selections on this crib sheet. look under SERVICE A and B...
10-08-2018, 11:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 309
Posted By raymond g-

from my 1999 owner's manual, "The antitheft alarm...

from my 1999 owner's manual, "The antitheft alarm is automatically armed or disarmed with the remote control or any of your vehicle's
mechanical keys by locking or unlocking the driver's door or the...
10-05-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 461
Posted By raymond g-

you've not identified the headlight design for...

you've not identified the headlight design for the low beam (the one with the HID) so it'll be premature for me
to make a recommendation. simply tossing it into the fog light assembly which is no...
09-30-2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 403
Posted By raymond g-

i suggest you head over to YouTube and scan for...

i suggest you head over to YouTube and scan for shifter area disassembly tips. Benzworld's 210 forum also has
threads as does MBWorld on water intrusion into this area so use the SEARCH feature. ...
09-22-2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 403
Posted By raymond g-

I'll be the gadfly and approach this from a...

I'll be the gadfly and approach this from a different direction: I think you need to consider the possibility
that that there may water intrusion, be it from AC drain, clogged door/roof drain, open...
09-19-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 544
Posted By raymond g-

it sounds as though you should trying having a...

it sounds as though you should trying having a pre-purchase type inspection done now and have
someone go through the 20 year old vehicle. rubber, systems, mounts, etc degrade. you can
try to do...
09-17-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 227
Posted By raymond g-

did you remember to note the lug bolt size...

did you remember to note the lug bolt size difference between 210 and 211 and upgraded accordingly?
...
09-16-2018, 12:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 223
Posted By raymond g-

i figured your review of the threads might have...

i figured your review of the threads might have picked up on the DIY stuff but perhaps not. so try checking the
threads compiled here under spring perch...
09-13-2018, 12:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By raymond g-

becuase of the broad symptoms, why don't you...

becuase of the broad symptoms, why don't you check the huge weak spot under the rear seat where the
car battery is located. look for ANY signs of moisture, be it water, corrosion, wet PSE foam...
09-12-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By raymond g-

I hope you find it because, as others have said,...

I hope you find it because, as others have said, you can only get it from the dealer. It is considered one of the items on their
"Theft Relevant Parts" list so you will need to tow or have a MB...
09-10-2018, 01:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By raymond g-

they don't exist as a simply plug n play swap and...

they don't exist as a simply plug n play swap and while maintaining the auto-leveling. technically, that is illegal in nearly
all USA jurisdictions, for one thing. so the only thing you can try...
09-10-2018, 01:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 284
Posted By raymond g-

no, you should never assume the health of the car...

no, you should never assume the health of the car battery based simply on the operation of a light.

you still need to identify the type of key you're using, please. post a photo
09-07-2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 284
Posted By raymond g-

what makes you say the battery is good? what does...

what makes you say the battery is good? what does this mean in a measurable sense? please quantify.

my suggestion would be to charge up the battery and measure the voltage...both at rest, as well...
08-29-2018, 12:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By raymond g-

my apologies - I must have missed that trying to...

my apologies - I must have missed that trying to view on my phone/screen
08-28-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By raymond g-

tip: better if you included year of your 210...

tip: better if you included year of your 210 headlights/car
08-18-2018, 02:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 138
Posted By raymond g-

Reading your info literally, if you only swapped...

Reading your info literally, if you only swapped the bulb socket between right and left but you left the
bulb on the same side which you initially deemed defective, that doesn't conclude anything. ...
08-17-2018, 12:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 531
Posted By raymond g-

I don't view the MaxiECU a viable scanner,...

I don't view the MaxiECU a viable scanner, especially when the manufacturer has an iffy track record
in customer support in addition to the language barrier. This seems to be one of those examples...
08-16-2018, 11:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 185
Posted By raymond g-

the seat catches can become jammed in a couple of...

the seat catches can become jammed in a couple of different ways. try putting your weight down on the stuck
corner of the cushion (or a friend) WHILE you're trying to pull up on plastic release...
08-14-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 238
Posted By raymond g-

yeah, disassemble the PSE pump. the roof and...

yeah, disassemble the PSE pump. the roof and trunk both opening indicate the pump was compromised and
you have verified that the foam was soaked. open and blot and definitely blow dry asap. good...
08-13-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 238
Posted By raymond g-

guessing sunroof or door drain clogged. doesn't...

guessing sunroof or door drain clogged. doesn't matter about guessing what else could be wrong
becuase you'd be chasing electrical gremlins. JUST STOP POWERING IT. each time you try to
test and...
08-13-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 301
Posted By raymond g-

thump....bring car to someone with code reader....

thump....bring car to someone with code reader. sometimes auto parts store in your neighborhood will do this for free.
the codes, if detected, may give a clue as to the cause of the ailments. ...
08-13-2018, 01:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 340
Posted By raymond g-

your fuse box/cluster should have included a...

your fuse box/cluster should have included a map...and showed one more cluster on the left end of the dash
which can be seen after you open the door (USA).

look for fuse map/diagram here: ...
08-07-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 228
Posted By raymond g-

hard to decipher all this over and vet the...

hard to decipher all this over and vet the information over one post but have you tried taping a coin opposite
the door plunger switch (one at a time) and test driving to see if the symptom(s) still...
08-03-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 211
Posted By raymond g-

you probably bought an aftermarket shop manual. ...

you probably bought an aftermarket shop manual. see if your local library subscribes to AllData (dot com) service. it is
available free here in Seattle libraries, for example.

try this: ...
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