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06-21-2019, 09:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 285
Posted By lkchris

See the options here ... ...

See the options here ...

https://ragtop.org/mbbrochures/2010/2010-S-Class.pdf
06-16-2019, 11:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 256
Posted By lkchris

You can just google these codes ... ...

You can just google these codes ...

https://www.carobdcode.com/p0456-mercedes-benz-evap-system-small-leak
06-14-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 292
Posted By lkchris

https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/mercedes-crankcas...

https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/mercedes-crankcase-vent-valve-kit-genuine-mercedes-2720100631k
06-13-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 886
Posted By lkchris

Kudausa.com

Kudausa.com
06-13-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,024
Posted By lkchris

My experience is that the tire “mechanics” at...

My experience is that the tire “mechanics” at your Mercedes dealer are most motivated to avoid wheel damage.
06-13-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 492
Posted By lkchris

Of course as long as it’s premium ...

Of course as long as it’s premium ...
06-09-2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 466
Posted By lkchris

Bosch oil filters sold in USA are simply...

Bosch oil filters sold in USA are simply something cheap marketed by Bosch USA. They are unrelated to anything available in Europe.
06-06-2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 623
Posted By lkchris

When I switch between winter and summer tires, I...

When I switch between winter and summer tires, I just perform the TPMS reset with the R button. No particular “programming” required.
06-05-2019, 10:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 868
Posted By lkchris

The initial reason this configuration was never...

The initial reason this configuration was never sold in the USA is that the drivetrain is not identical to the W211 sedan. Because of the extra weight of the wagon,Mercedes fits a different rear axle...
06-05-2019, 10:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 623
Posted By lkchris

I think HUF sensors of correct frequency should...

I think HUF sensors of correct frequency should work fine.

Did you press the R button?
05-28-2019, 09:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 723
Posted By lkchris

You’ll get an airbag warning light unless you...

You’ll get an airbag warning light unless you deal with that
05-23-2019, 09:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 378
Posted By lkchris

This transmission is drained and refilled through...

This transmission is drained and refilled through the same opening. Clearly this requires a special tool ... as shown in the procedures.
05-23-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 701
Posted By lkchris

The one you want has no “dash” number,just 2169.

The one you want has no “dash” number,just 2169.
05-22-2019, 11:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 701
Posted By lkchris

2169

2169
05-22-2019, 10:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 557
Posted By lkchris

https://ragtop.org/mbbrochures/2012/usa/2012_GL_SU...

https://ragtop.org/mbbrochures/2012/usa/2012_GL_SUV.pdf
05-17-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 425
Posted By lkchris

Make sure you are fitting the correct belt with...

Make sure you are fitting the correct belt with the correct number of ribs and that any new components just fitted have pulley with correct number of ribs.

Number of ribs changed in 2007...
05-17-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 333
Posted By lkchris

https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2...

https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.com%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F172947820692
05-17-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,240
Posted By lkchris

Well, you MUST use low ash motor oil meeting MB...

Well, you MUST use low ash motor oil meeting MB spec 229.51 (now 229.52). Don’t even add oil between changes that doesn’t meet the spec.

DPF filters are not lifetime components and require...
05-17-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,752
Posted By lkchris

Airmatic springs (air bags) are a normal wear...

Airmatic springs (air bags) are a normal wear item.

A typical hydraulic shock absorber has a normal life of about 75k miles ... since the spring and shock absorber are combined into a single unit...
05-10-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 250
Posted By lkchris

I basically follow your post and it’s a good one,...

I basically follow your post and it’s a good one, but you’ve introduced the acronym BLIS without defining it.
05-10-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 232
Posted By lkchris

If there’s a “lip” that you can feel on the edge...

If there’s a “lip” that you can feel on the edge of the rotor it’s time to replace it. Any lip at all is probably 1 mm and of course there’s one on the back side too and 2 mm is the permitted wear...
05-06-2019, 11:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 285
Posted By lkchris

This is answered in your other thread ... no,...

This is answered in your other thread ... no, Mercedes does not have vanos (proper spelling). It’s a BMW term describing its variable valve timing system.
05-06-2019, 10:41 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 23,785
Posted By lkchris

71 and mine is a 100 years of Mercedes-Benz...

71 and mine is a 100 years of Mercedes-Benz edition ... as described at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mercedes-Benz_CL-Class_(C216)...
04-29-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 395
Posted By lkchris

Spark plug gapping is a lesson in two different...

Spark plug gapping is a lesson in two different automotive cultures.

Every German car and motorcycle I’ve owned since the 1970s specified a Bosch spark plug that ALWAYS came out of the box gapped...
04-29-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 153
Posted By lkchris

Good to do some testing first. when light...

Good to do some testing first.

when light failed on my GL, the problem wasn’t the light, but rather the entire fold in/ out unit.
04-28-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 674
Posted By lkchris

The octane ratings you see on pumps vary by the...

The octane ratings you see on pumps vary by the above sea level altitude of the particular location.

Here at 5000 ft asl, premium is most usually only 91. Those here seeing 93 probably live at...
04-28-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 13,923
Posted By lkchris

This is an awful lot of work to install the wrong...

This is an awful lot of work to install the wrong spark plugs.

i have no M276 engine experience, but know for certain that correct spark plugs for the M272/3 series engines are NOT available from...
04-27-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 280
Posted By lkchris

The point being there are no front or rear center...

The point being there are no front or rear center jack points.
04-26-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 250
Posted By lkchris

It’s very likely all this is covered extensively...

It’s very likely all this is covered extensively in your owners manual.
04-25-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By lkchris

A Mercedes is not a "never do anything to it"...

A Mercedes is not a "never do anything to it" car.

There is a published maintenance schedule and it should be followed. Fairly expensive at a dealer, less so at an independent, but you need one...
04-25-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 553
Posted By lkchris

The metal "tube" is standard with 4Matic...

The metal "tube" is standard with 4Matic cars.
04-25-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 390
Posted By lkchris

Your dealer can sell you a can of Mercedes...

Your dealer can sell you a can of Mercedes injector cleaner.
04-25-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 168
Posted By lkchris

It's an ISO 4165 socket ...

It's an ISO 4165 socket

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISO_4165

Like all USA Mercedes, yours came with the "smoker" option. You can replace your actual cigarette lighters with more ISO 4165...
04-25-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 303
Posted By lkchris

Probably because you're going to have a hard time...

Probably because you're going to have a hard time finding a way to drain the torque converter.
04-18-2019, 10:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 281
Posted By lkchris

https://speed-autoteile.com/

https://speed-autoteile.com/
Forum: Diesel Forum
04-17-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 344
Posted By lkchris

Essentially, specification 229.51 is dead ......

Essentially, specification 229.51 is dead ... replaced by 229.52.

By definition, 229.52 will be 5W-30. It's an FA-4 product

To explain, the following is extracted from...
Forum: Diesel Forum
04-17-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 991
Posted By lkchris

Essentially, specification 229.51 is dead ......

Essentially, specification 229.51 is dead ... replaced by 229.52.

By definition, 229.52 will be 5W-30. It's an FA-4 product

To explain, the following is extracted from...
04-17-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 385
Posted By lkchris

Yes, I appreciate this post since I have GL with...

Yes, I appreciate this post since I have GL with OM642.

Today, however, I was searching for M273 (gasoline) oil cooler and search sent me to this.
04-17-2019, 01:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 385
Posted By lkchris

This thread regards OM642 diesel engine

This thread regards OM642 diesel engine
04-16-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 715
Posted By lkchris

Sure ... disconnect an air line at the bag ......

Sure ... disconnect an air line at the bag ... slowly

of course you will have removed the pump fuse
04-16-2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 290,486
Posted By lkchris

The meaning of the symbol is explained in the...

The meaning of the symbol is explained in the owners manual. If you’re looking online, look for an owners manual.
04-16-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,193
Posted By lkchris

See the other thread I provided link for ... a...

See the other thread I provided link for ... a service bulletin attachment to one response
04-14-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,193
Posted By lkchris

Thoughts ... my vibration appears...

Thoughts ...

my vibration appears temperature sensitive ... lessens or goes away the more I drive.

they are pretty sophisticated engine mounts, not the usual chebbie stuff

secondary air...
04-11-2019, 10:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 631
Posted By lkchris

74-14 is the German standard. Not for Om642...

74-14 is the German standard. Not for Om642 diesel, however.
04-11-2019, 10:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 487
Posted By lkchris

sorry, the transfer case fluid is NOT shared with...

sorry, the transfer case fluid is NOT shared with transmission.
04-11-2019, 10:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 487
Posted By lkchris

You do not have a trustworthy shop. 236.14 is the...

You do not have a trustworthy shop. 236.14 is the required spec.

Know that use of BG products provides “points” to your mechanic for BG’s rewards program.

No Mercedes auto transmission ever...
04-10-2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 276
Posted By lkchris

It’s a power socket rather than a lighter. Note...

It’s a power socket rather than a lighter. Note the no smoking symbol on the rubber pad for the cubby floor. All USA cars come with the smoking package option, but the non option parts are...
04-10-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 276
Posted By lkchris

You could install ... ...

You could install ...
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/640x480/img_0484_98edff336fb1586a0a0bf2f0295ac974e2c3ebd9.jpg
04-07-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 288
Posted By lkchris

My halogen GL with +100% Phillips H7 has better...

My halogen GL with +100% Phillips H7 has better high beam lighting than my factory HID CL.

Theyve been in for a while so I can’t recall, but I think my low beams are +60% versions and that...
04-02-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 254
Posted By lkchris

2010 was 100th anniversary of Mercedes trademark....

2010 was 100th anniversary of Mercedes trademark. You likely have some special badges, upholstery, paint, etc.

My 2010 CL 550 anniversary, has a couple badges on the console, unique wood,...
04-02-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 826
Posted By lkchris

Should be a video at mbusa.com

Should be a video at mbusa.com
04-02-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 432
Posted By lkchris

Obviously this harness will reach to the...

Obviously this harness will reach to the connector it connects to. There won’t be more than one compatible connector within reach.
04-02-2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 189
Posted By lkchris

9-12 year old cars will require some new parts...

9-12 year old cars will require some new parts here and there.

Mercedes parts may prove above average costly as
-number Mercedes sold is small compared to, say, Chevy
-Mercedes parts come fro...
04-02-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 14,720
Posted By lkchris

You can order the fuse diagrams from a Mercedes...

You can order the fuse diagrams from a Mercedes dealer. Look inEPC under tools
03-30-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 320
Posted By lkchris

000 400 02 13

000 400 02 13
03-29-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 394
Posted By lkchris

IF subscription is up to date, call Sirius

IF subscription is up to date, call Sirius
03-29-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 803
Posted By lkchris

Trans fluid drains and fills from same hole ......

Trans fluid drains and fills from same hole ... special tool obviously required

Amount to use depends on temperature, so need temp measuring tool, too.
03-29-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,298
Posted By lkchris

Set the time zone (or confirm with ok if already...

Set the time zone (or confirm with ok if already correct)

Then select daylight savings or regular time.

Clock finds the time via gps
03-26-2019, 11:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 239
Posted By lkchris

The plastic wheel center caps are same size for...

The plastic wheel center caps are same size for all Mercedes ... for decades.
03-26-2019, 10:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By lkchris

At a Mercedes dealer, their equipment essentially...

At a Mercedes dealer, their equipment essentially seals to the top of the dipstick tube ... there is nothing fished down the tube to the oil pan
03-26-2019, 10:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,637
Posted By lkchris

its pretty likely you’ll set an airbag light if...

its pretty likely you’ll set an airbag light if you don’t disconnect battery first
03-26-2019, 10:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 947
Posted By lkchris

When CL550 became 4Matic, ABC was replaced with...

When CL550 became 4Matic, ABC was replaced with Airmatic
03-25-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,111
Posted By lkchris

MB Tex is vinyl, so first decide which you...

MB Tex is vinyl, so first decide which you require.

mercedes dealer can provide replacement coverings.

Note: not sure regarding 211 but on 210 if heated seats exist the heating element is part...
03-25-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 276
Posted By lkchris

Installation later this week ... will advise,...

Installation later this week ... will advise, post photos
03-23-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 417
Posted By lkchris

There were next to no electric power steering...

There were next to no electric power steering installations in 2003 ... the start date of the W211.

Probably you can find the power steering fluid reservoir under your hood.
03-23-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 276
Posted By lkchris

Rear Spring Off Road Protection

My '07 finally needs the rear springs replaced and I think in conjunction with that I'll install what EPC calls "Cover Plate Off Road Rear."

164 328 05 04
164 328 06 04...
03-23-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,072
Posted By lkchris

The pollution controls are a Federal requirement....

The pollution controls are a Federal requirement. Resale value of your vehicle is now zero.
03-19-2019, 11:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 492
Posted By lkchris

Noting again ... WIS specifies that both the...

Noting again ...

WIS specifies that both the top nuts and lower nuts used to mount rear shocks are single use items. Replace, don’t reuse.

if you’re interested ...
...
03-18-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,388
Posted By lkchris

This illustrated parts breakdown shows standard...

This illustrated parts breakdown shows standard sills at bottom left. ... including mounting parts.

https://nemigaparts.com/cat_spares/epc/mercedes/1/fg/164871/63l/69/060/
03-18-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 492
Posted By lkchris

If there are clips---I didn't notice--they are...

If there are clips---I didn't notice--they are not listed in the spare parts system. See the link I posted above.

Believe me, it won't kill you to do this job the right way. Breaking something...
03-18-2019, 12:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 542
Posted By lkchris

There are no Bentley nor Haynes manuals for W211....

There are no Bentley nor Haynes manuals for W211.

In USA we are able to subscribe to Mercedes WIS (workshop information system) and view and download official Mercedes procedures. This is limited...
Forum: Diesel Forum
03-18-2019, 12:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 857
Posted By lkchris

On my 642 V6 the leak was at a gasket in the EGR...

On my 642 V6 the leak was at a gasket in the EGR plumbing ... mistake by mechanic he got to correct.
03-18-2019, 12:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 380
Posted By lkchris

You can order fuse chart from dealer. It’s under...

You can order fuse chart from dealer. It’s under tools.
03-17-2019, 11:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 492
Posted By lkchris

I’ve done this work the factory way and didn’t...

I’ve done this work the factory way and didn’t find it particularly bothersome. Yes, seat belts and 3rd row seat switches are a bit of a fight, but not impossible. It’s not “most of the floor” for...
03-16-2019, 11:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 492
Posted By lkchris

It’s all one piece. If the armrest portion could...

It’s all one piece. If the armrest portion could be detached, there are no fasteners listed. You’ll be essentially destroying the panel I think.
...
03-14-2019, 10:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 543
Posted By lkchris

if you had yourMercedes dealer change your...

if you had yourMercedes dealer change your oil,that’s what they would use because that’s all they have. Mercedessays it’s ok.

and, of course, outside temp makes no difference because your engine...
03-14-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 543
Posted By lkchris

Specification 229.51 is essentially obsolete and...

Specification 229.51 is essentially obsolete and is replaced by 229.52.

This is a fuel economy measure, as by definition .52 is 30W.

If you want to read about it, find API FA-4 here
...
03-14-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 25,754
Posted By lkchris

Nothing you’ve related above means the filter you...

Nothing you’ve related above means the filter you get at Mercedes dealer isn’t fleece.
03-14-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 479
Posted By lkchris

https://www.mbdirectparts.com/auto-parts/2013/merc...

https://www.mbdirectparts.com/auto-parts/2013/mercedes-benz/s550/4matic-trim/4-6l-v8-gas-engine/body-cat/outside-mirrors-scat
03-13-2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 266
Posted By lkchris

https://www.samstagsales.com/klann.htm#body

https://www.samstagsales.com/klann.htm#body
03-10-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 193
Posted By lkchris

I think it’s just a timer, but also suspect low...

I think it’s just a timer, but also suspect low voltage would accomplish that too.

You can leave your doors or tailgate open, and the lights will eventually go out too.
...
03-10-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 337
Posted By lkchris

It’s best I think to have any floor mats attach...

It’s best I think to have any floor mats attach to the snaps that exist on your floor. Keeps them safely in place, not interfering with your operation of brake or accelerator pedal. Those sold at...
03-10-2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 410
Posted By lkchris

Perhaps every 10k miles when you have scheduled...

Perhaps every 10k miles when you have scheduled service, you might specify the dealer or whoever in addition replace the washer pump grommets.

If this were treated as a regular maintenance item,...
03-09-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 358
Posted By lkchris

The engine thermostat is likely not the problem....

The engine thermostat is likely not the problem. The heater control valve...
03-09-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 205
Posted By lkchris

Look for oil all over them. my first/left...

Look for oil all over them.

my first/left shock leaked so badly it put a puddle on garage floor. Right shock was just dirt/oil covered. In the 70k mile/10 year timeframe for me.

know that oe...
03-09-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 631
Posted By lkchris

I think it’s misleading to use the word...

I think it’s misleading to use the word “problematic.”

The rear shock absorbers on both ‘07 GL I work with were leaking fluid at ~75k miles/10 years. This is pretty good to normal life for a...
03-09-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By lkchris

Oil all over them. Something in the 70k miles...

Oil all over them. Something in the 70k miles range is usual life, I think (although it required 10 years to reach this with the 2 I work with).
03-09-2019, 05:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 193
Posted By lkchris

The CANBus features a delayed shutoff for lots of...

The CANBus features a delayed shutoff for lots of power consumers. You won’t run your battery down for sure.

The fact I can plug my cool box into this port and have it not shut off while...
03-07-2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 784
Posted By lkchris

Blades from MB dealer work first time, every...

Blades from MB dealer work first time, every time, never a problem. You get what you pay for.

https://www.mbdirectparts.com/?p=catalog&mode=search&search_in=all&search_str=2518200100
03-07-2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 812
Posted By lkchris

This will be your opportunity to learn the hard...

This will be your opportunity to learn the hard way that vacuuming the oil out the dipstick tube is the preferred method. It’s kind of why the filter is also accessible from above. It’s a German...
03-03-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 483
Posted By lkchris

yes, incorrect ... available on 550

yes, incorrect ... available on 550
02-27-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 148
Posted By lkchris

https://www.mbdirectparts.com/oem-parts/mercedes-b...

https://www.mbdirectparts.com/oem-parts/mercedes-benz-rear-shield-2515200255
02-27-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By lkchris

You can view sales brochures by year here ... ...

You can view sales brochures by year here ...

https://ragtop.org/mbbrochures/

... and determine how options were configured into packages, etc.
02-27-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 166
Posted By lkchris

When a GL has a gray interior there are all kinds...

When a GL has a gray interior there are all kinds of shades of gray. You have the accurate code for MBTex. Other codes are for plastic trims, carpets, etc. There are lots of codes and color names.
02-27-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 16,860
Posted By lkchris

Yes, on stepdauughter's GL450. Just keep...

Yes, on stepdauughter's GL450. Just keep fighting it until it all settles into place. It was a PIA.
02-27-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 483
Posted By lkchris

FYI this is only available on the GL450 in the...

FYI this is only available on the GL450 in the USA, not 320/350 diesel nor 550.

To be legal to sell in the USA, each drivetrain must pass EPA testing, which includes an actual 50K mile road test. ...
02-26-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 483
Posted By lkchris

A Canada brochure ...

A Canada brochure
https://ragtop.org/mbbrochures/2008/canada/MY08_GL_eBro.pdf
02-24-2019, 09:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 427
Posted By lkchris

Brown is universally the color for electrical...

Brown is universally the color for electrical ground on German vehicles. Red is likewise universally the color for a direct to battery (not switched) positive. Connecting red to brown certainly...
02-24-2019, 09:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 213
Posted By lkchris

The lights are daytime running lights (DRL). I...

The lights are daytime running lights (DRL). I imagine they only (and automatically) illuminate when motor is running and your main headlights are off.

If you had HID main lighting,there would be...
02-24-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 485
Posted By lkchris

The transmission is drained and filled from the...

The transmission is drained and filled from the same opening ... obviously a special tool is required to do this. For something you're going to do only once, it may prove more economical to have...
02-22-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,533
Posted By lkchris

I the 1990s new Euro regulations mandated that...

I the 1990s new Euro regulations mandated that auto parts be biodegradable. This is one of the visible results.
02-19-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 415
Posted By lkchris

Fuel pump relay is a distinct possibility. They...

Fuel pump relay is a distinct possibility. They fail.
02-19-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 759
Posted By lkchris

It likely doesn’t exist. Not a lot of DIY among...

It likely doesn’t exist. Not a lot of DIY among these owners.

what you do instead is go to startekinfo.com, subscribe for a day or a week and download factory procedures to your heart’s content. ...
02-14-2019, 08:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 348
Posted By lkchris

Yes, it’s underneath the subwoofer.

Yes, it’s underneath the subwoofer.
02-14-2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 758
Posted By lkchris

Check your owners manual, but I’m fairly certain...

Check your owners manual, but I’m fairly certain no 4Matic ever leaves the factory with different tire/wheel sizes front-rear, and yours probably didn’t either ... nor do I think your owners manual...
02-12-2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 413
Posted By lkchris

Bulb check

Bulb check
02-12-2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 221
Posted By lkchris

You expect that a crossover exists somewhere so...

You expect that a crossover exists somewhere so that only bass frequencies are sent to your addon subwoofer?
02-11-2019, 11:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 537
Posted By lkchris

CANNOT be used on 4Matic

CANNOT be used on 4Matic
02-09-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 786
Posted By lkchris

I’m a bit surprised by your apparently still...

I’m a bit surprised by your apparently still functioning rear shock absorbers.

I’ve owned my ‘07 320 since new and my stepdaughter has recently obtained an ‘07 450 and both had leaking rear shocks...
02-09-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 23,729
Posted By lkchris

Mostly it’s to operate the solenoids that move...

Mostly it’s to operate the solenoids that move transmission into gear. Kind of a bummer otherwise to have a dead battery and can’t get car out of gear to tow it.
02-07-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Posted By lkchris

If you live in USA, go to any AutoZone and they...

If you live in USA, go to any AutoZone and they will read the codes for free.
02-06-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 295
Posted By lkchris

Sure, they'll bolt right on. Only problem is...

Sure, they'll bolt right on.

Only problem is they are smaller.

You've got 8.5 in. wide wheels, and 222 wheels are only 8.0
02-02-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 513
Posted By lkchris

This is the W164 forum ... but in any event might...

This is the W164 forum ... but in any event might confirm WIS for 166 doesn’t mirror 164 if having procedure for changing filter that references separate procedure(s) for removing the airbox. ...
02-02-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 337
Posted By lkchris

All of the + halogen bulbs remain 55 watts and...

All of the + halogen bulbs remain 55 watts and legal and are safe to use.

My GL with Philips +90 halogen bulbs has better high beam lighting than my CL with OE HID lighting.

HID conversions are...
02-01-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 513
Posted By lkchris

This is procedure for 166. For 164 there are...

This is procedure for 166.

For 164 there are three procedures ... Remove/install air filter housing (left), Remove/install air filter housing (right), and Replace air filter element.

The latter...
02-01-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 142
Posted By lkchris

Sure, it’s the German standard 74mm, 14 flats.

Sure, it’s the German standard 74mm, 14 flats.
02-01-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 502
Posted By lkchris

No, the V6 is great, but the sweet spot is...

No, the V6 is great, but the sweet spot is 2007-8. After that, it’s SCR with diesel exhaust fluid, no spare tire, and run flat tires.
01-31-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 939
Posted By lkchris

Better by a local independent Mercedes mechanic...

Better by a local independent Mercedes mechanic ... who is likely to have seen a Mercedes before.
01-31-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,332
Posted By lkchris

Don't know the applicability for sure, but I...

Don't know the applicability for sure, but I retrofitted a W210 with heated seats. Mercedes (then at least) was unlike most manufacturers in that the heating elements are not separate items but...
01-31-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 960
Posted By lkchris

If it's 229.52, it's by definition 5W-30. ...

If it's 229.52, it's by definition 5W-30.

Nevertheless, this engine predates diesel particulate filters and therefore (as it will state in Mercedes literature) the same oil as Mercedes gasoline...
01-31-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 420
Posted By lkchris

CL63 Walk Around

This is pretty nice (refrigerator option shown)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dFkxUTjDV3U
01-31-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 513
Posted By lkchris

Be sure to review the official WIS procedure for...

Be sure to review the official WIS procedure for air filter change for your model.

on my diesel (2007 GL320CDI . same engine) after hanging the filter a computer reset operation is required. ...
01-26-2019, 12:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 814
Posted By lkchris

The actual Mercedes wipers have 27 in printed on...

The actual Mercedes wipers have 27 in printed on the box. I think the metric number is 680, which is more to the point.
01-26-2019, 12:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 484
Posted By lkchris

Those in the know call all-season tires no-season...

Those in the know call all-season tires no-season tires.

A set of actual winter tires will make a noticeable difference.
01-23-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 455
Posted By lkchris

Something from this page ...

Something from this page

https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_ss_i_1_17?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=auxiliary+jack+bluetooth+adapter&sprefix=auxiliary+jack+bl%2Caps%2C203&crid=318BVC6AT6JMZ
01-23-2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 241
Posted By lkchris

Something from this page ... ...

Something from this page ...
...
01-23-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 337
Posted By lkchris

correct, just the motor mechanism

correct, just the motor mechanism
01-19-2019, 12:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 574
Posted By lkchris

Not a term used by Mercedes

Not a term used by Mercedes
01-19-2019, 12:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 574
Posted By lkchris

GL is assembled in USA and OE glass is...

GL is assembled in USA and OE glass is manufactured in USA.
01-17-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 319
Posted By lkchris

Fuel filter on these vehicles is in fuel tank. ...

Fuel filter on these vehicles is in fuel tank.

are you describing charcoal filter that collects fumes?
01-17-2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 502
Posted By lkchris

The V12 has 2 spark plugs per cylinder, so 24. ...

The V12 has 2 spark plugs per cylinder, so 24.

if you need a coil, they come in assemblies of 6, I.e. one per bank.
Forum: Diesel Forum
01-17-2019, 02:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 385
Posted By lkchris

229.52 is by definition 5W-30 because the spec is...

229.52 is by definition 5W-30 because the spec is for fuel economy.

with today’s synthetics that meet MB specification, the value of the winter number and the value of the high temperature number...
01-17-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 10,277
Posted By lkchris

The limiter is so your liftgate doesn’t hit top...

The limiter is so your liftgate doesn’t hit top of garage door opening or the garage door itself. Check if this could be a problem.
01-17-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 574
Posted By lkchris

Infrared reflecting is the actual term

Infrared reflecting is the actual term
01-16-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 502
Posted By lkchris

There is no checking the fluid on the 7-speed...

There is no checking the fluid on the 7-speed transmission.

Unless you have a puddle of fluid on the ground, it has the proper amount.

There is also no fill plug ... fluid is added through the...
01-16-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By lkchris

Sure, bad fuel/air mixture can cause misfires. ...

Sure, bad fuel/air mixture can cause misfires. This created by malfunctioning MAF. Improper seating of air cleaner another possibility.
01-16-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 480
Posted By lkchris

They are not genuine MB because Mercedes does not...

They are not genuine MB because Mercedes does not sell printed manuals.

They way to access genuine Mercedes factory procedures is to go to startekinfo.com and subscribe. This for USA ... don't...
01-05-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 43,824
Posted By lkchris

This is all you need to be rid of the yellow...

This is all you need to be rid of the yellow color. No led problems,

https://www.powerbulbs.com/us/product/philips-whitevision-w5w-twin
01-05-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 702
Posted By lkchris

Fuel consumption has nothing to do with...

Fuel consumption has nothing to do with electrical trailer connection ... assuming trailer brakes aren’t on, of course.

The Mercedes 7-pin connector should be compatible any trailer matching...
01-05-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 337
Posted By lkchris

No special warranty. look up parts prices...

No special warranty.

look up parts prices here: http://www.mbdirectparts.com
01-05-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 337
Posted By lkchris

Yes, there is a Mercedes service bulletin about...

Yes, there is a Mercedes service bulletin about this.

The solution is to replace the current motor with a new one.

The bulletin is LI88.70-P-050725 and I don't appear to have an electronic...
01-05-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 857
Posted By lkchris

Yes ... and YR7MPP33 and Y7MPP33 are NOT the same...

Yes ... and YR7MPP33 and Y7MPP33 are NOT the same thing. The car did not come with resistor plugs, you don't need resistor plugs, and you shouldn't use resistor plugs. Order correct plugs from...
01-01-2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By lkchris

Is this the correct translation of your words? ...

Is this the correct translation of your words?

permanent means always hot

accessory means switched by ignition switch
12-31-2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 839
Posted By lkchris

I’ve had a 2007 diesel GL—same engine—from new...

I’ve had a 2007 diesel GL—same engine—from new and have experienced few problems. I wouldn’t get one of these newer than 2008, as beginning 2009 diesel exhaust fluid is required, which eliminates...
12-31-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 572
Posted By lkchris

It tells you not do do that in your owners...

It tells you not do do that in your owners manual. Work with your insurance agent to recover cost of damage repair from the towing company.
12-31-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 287
Posted By lkchris

There are few if any fuse positions reserved for...

There are few if any fuse positions reserved for use with aftermarket add ons or user modifications. When there are, it’s for a Mercedes retrofit, for example trailer hitch.

There’s supposed to...
12-31-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 428
Posted By lkchris

The design intent is that you extract motor oil...

The design intent is that you extract motor oil via the dipstick tube using vacuum. You can change the oil filter from the top with no need to get underneath and removing aero shielding, so why not...
12-31-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,513
Posted By lkchris

Those who study the human brain state that...

Those who study the human brain state that multitasking is impossible.

Night vision—like a heads up display—is a distraction.

i turn mine on driving where animals could be lurking, but you...
12-31-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 484
Posted By lkchris

The octane available is a function of the...

The octane available is a function of the location altitude more than anything. 93 at sea level Boston isn’t surprising. You’ll not see this at mile high altitude in the mountain west.

your car...
12-29-2018, 11:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 410
Posted By lkchris

It's also good to know that the air valve for the...

It's also good to know that the air valve for the spare tire is a special item you can only get from a Mercedes dealer. I carry a spare in case this one fails or is damaged.
12-25-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 434
Posted By lkchris

They all work

They all work
12-25-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 703
Posted By lkchris

Recall is a word with a very specific meaning in...

Recall is a word with a very specific meaning in the USA auto world.

A recall is an action mandated by the federal government for and only for ...
a safety issue
an emissions issue

Recalls...
12-11-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 903
Posted By lkchris

Dashboard messages are explained in owners manual

Dashboard messages are explained in owners manual
11-25-2018, 11:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,003
Posted By lkchris

These “testimonials” are a bit hilarious. In...

These “testimonials” are a bit hilarious.

In reality they describe premature failures and quality problems with this company’s products.

Bilstein items are available at same or lower prices...
11-25-2018, 11:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 430
Posted By lkchris

Yes, because of the auto-dim capability on the...

Yes, because of the auto-dim capability on the driver side. You’re describing the effect of the quarter inch border metal.

You could fix this with glass without that capability ... a silly idea of...
11-23-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 765
Posted By lkchris

His 2010 has airmatic, not ABC.

His 2010 has airmatic, not ABC.
11-21-2018, 11:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 842
Posted By lkchris

The older versions of this transmission did...

The older versions of this transmission did indeed have a 40K mile specified fluid change interval.

This transmission was modified in 2010.

Advisor is either confused or dishonest.
11-21-2018, 11:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,158
Posted By lkchris

Here’s something to know ... Something like...

Here’s something to know ...

Something like 80% of the time, wheel alignment is a scam

Your car only requires alignment service if
it was done incorrectly last time
it’s been in an...
11-21-2018, 11:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 250
Posted By lkchris

“Read somewhere?” This information is in...

“Read somewhere?”

This information is in your owners manual.
11-21-2018, 11:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 921
Posted By lkchris

It’s my guess this is the “professional” path. ...

It’s my guess this is the “professional” path.

Probably your owners manual describes the “civilian” path where the dash screen response is simply “ok” or “add 1 quart” or similar. Surely not as...
11-21-2018, 11:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 216
Posted By lkchris

If your module is silver with “fins,” there is a...

If your module is silver with “fins,” there is a newer version (Black) that supposedly is compatible with more phones.

That being said, I just updated Son’s 2005 E with handsfree including the...
11-21-2018, 11:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By lkchris

... and there is no scheduled replacement...

... and there is no scheduled replacement interval.

... and it might be sold as a unit with the fuel pump (expensive)

Fumes entering your interior more likely coming from under hood.
11-21-2018, 11:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 409
Posted By lkchris

Have owned my 2007 since new and can’t recall...

Have owned my 2007 since new and can’t recall having ever heard of a firmware update. Also not aware anything needed fixing. Additionally, after 10-11 years I wouldn’t expect it to be free, maybe...
11-21-2018, 11:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 460
Posted By lkchris

There is none. Considered lifetime fill. I...

There is none. Considered lifetime fill.

I did my diffs and transfer case at 11 years/75K miles and diff fluids were as new,transfer case slightly less so.
11-21-2018, 10:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 246
Posted By lkchris

Most Mercedes codes will automatically clear if...

Most Mercedes codes will automatically clear if the problem is fixed.

If it doesn’t or if it returns after being manually cleared, the system thinks the problem isn’t fixed.
11-21-2018, 10:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 430
Posted By lkchris

I’ve owned my 2007 GL since new and the mirrors...

I’ve owned my 2007 GL since new and the mirrors are original and they are both the same size.

Yes, the right side glass is convex and objects appear smaller. That does not make it larger.

I’m...
Forum: Diesel Forum
11-15-2018, 10:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,824
Posted By lkchris

I think you’ll find the 229.52 oil corresponds to...

I think you’ll find the 229.52 oil corresponds to new (2017) API Diesel category FA-4 as described here: ...
11-15-2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 615
Posted By lkchris

Only the entire unit is available. It’s not very...

Only the entire unit is available. It’s not very expensive. And, it’s not a cigarette lighter,it’s a power outlet.
11-15-2018, 09:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 161
Posted By lkchris

Wrong forum ... yours is an X166

Wrong forum ... yours is an X166
11-15-2018, 09:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,020
Posted By lkchris

I’d offer the unmentioned third option is best: ...

I’d offer the unmentioned third option is best: Bilstein.

Bilstein replacements are available that are essentially same as Mercedes OE but priced lots less. They are 100% new production, no part...
11-12-2018, 12:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,204
Posted By lkchris

Iirc Mercedes has published a procedure to deal...

Iirc Mercedes has published a procedure to deal with this.

The potential expense is significant and I wouldn’t cheap out attempting a DIY solution. Rather, let professionals deal with it by the...
Forum: Diesel Forum
11-07-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 909
Posted By lkchris

The typical owners manual for a Mercedes with...

The typical owners manual for a Mercedes with OM642 will contain the language ...

"Do not attempt to start the engine using a battery quick charge unit."

It could be a very expensive lession to...
11-07-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 29,213
Posted By lkchris

It's a matter of altitude ... here in 5000 ft asl...

It's a matter of altitude ... here in 5000 ft asl New Mexico, best we get is 91. It's just fine.
11-07-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 434
Posted By lkchris

For the above, you'll need ... although a normal...

For the above, you'll need ... although a normal 17mm socket fits, too.

...
11-07-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 434
Posted By lkchris

https://www.mbdirectparts.com/oem-parts/mercedes-b...

https://www.mbdirectparts.com/oem-parts/mercedes-benz-wheel-bolt-0009905407/

... the message being X166 wheel bolts are same size


...
10-31-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 344
Posted By lkchris

On my GL it's in the front fuse box, passenger...

On my GL it's in the front fuse box, passenger side next to motor.

It probably is the same place on MLs, hence posting in ML area might work.
10-31-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 369
Posted By lkchris

I changed all three at 75K miles and 11 years ...

I changed all three at 75K miles and 11 years

The differential gear oil looked brand new.

The transfer case ATF looked a little less than new.

Note that both fill and drain plugs on the...
10-31-2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 642
Posted By lkchris

A pretty one

In my town is all I know about it

https://albuquerque.craigslist.org/cto/6713285970.html?lang=en&cc=us (https://albuquerque.craigslist.org/cto/6713285970.html?lang=en&cc=us)
Forum: Diesel Forum
10-30-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,824
Posted By lkchris

MB 229.51 5W-40 has been superseded/replaced by...

MB 229.51 5W-40 has been superseded/replaced by MB229.52 5W-30
10-30-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 26,072
Posted By lkchris

If you have the Mercedes Bluetooth puck installed...

If you have the Mercedes Bluetooth puck installed on the connector in your console, press the button to start the blue light flashing.

the little bitty button is the release to remove button ......
10-28-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 428
Posted By lkchris

Answer is ... to repeat ... you can’t.

Answer is ... to repeat ... you can’t.
10-28-2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 435
Posted By lkchris

While there is a motor system to create a long...

While there is a motor system to create a long beam via the HID bulb, there is also a separate Halogen H7 operating as a high beam as well. This is because hid bulbs are unsuitable as flashers due...
10-28-2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,706
Posted By lkchris

Yes, there is a bulletin. The solution is to...

Yes, there is a bulletin.

The solution is to replace the folding motor with a new one.
10-27-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 428
Posted By lkchris

In early 2000s MB eliminated dipsticks but...

In early 2000s MB eliminated dipsticks but received too many customer complaints.

The ML 500 would have the older M113 engine without dipstick.

350 and 550 are the newer engines (M272 an M273)...
10-17-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,775
Posted By lkchris

Lifting your ML at home ...

Lifting your ML at home
https://www.pelicanparts.com/catalog/shopcart/TOOL/POR_TOOL_BNDpak_pg5.htm
10-17-2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 716
Posted By lkchris

Mercedes rebuilt trans is ~$3k plus installation....

Mercedes rebuilt trans is ~$3k plus installation.

Mercedes designs and produces its own transmissions

https://www.mbdirectparts.com/oem-parts/mercedes-benz-automatic-transmissi-164270830180
10-17-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 308
Posted By lkchris

Oil that meets MB 229.5

Oil that meets MB 229.5
10-17-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,072
Posted By lkchris

did you find your “bolts” for your W212? ...

did you find your “bolts” for your W212?

https://nemigaparts.com/cat_spares/epc/mercedes/1/fg/212003/d01/52/135/
10-15-2018, 01:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 179
Posted By lkchris

If you've got blue stuff, I think you need to go...

If you've got blue stuff, I think you need to go to dealer.

If you have the older yellow stuff, Zerex G-05 is the equivalent.
10-15-2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,072
Posted By lkchris

They do ... go here: http://startekinfo.com ...

They do ... go here: http://startekinfo.com and subscribe. You're dreaming if you think this should be free.
10-15-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,072
Posted By lkchris

If you have the part number, of course. There...

If you have the part number, of course. There may be more than one answer obviously.
10-14-2018, 11:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 321
Posted By lkchris

give it up sweetie ... there are no steel wheels...

give it up sweetie ... there are no steel wheels available for your car. A change in offset is a size deviation in case you weren’t aware.
10-14-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 321
Posted By lkchris

Just find another set of W251 alloy wheels on...

Just find another set of W251 alloy wheels on eBay or similar. You’re making it too difficult. Any deviation from size specification will be a negative result.
...
10-13-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,709
Posted By lkchris

The parking lights have to be on to activate the...

The parking lights have to be on to activate the front fog lights. The headlights have to be on to activate the rear fog light. Neither front nor rear fog lights are there to make your car look...
10-09-2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,775
Posted By lkchris

Browse here for jackstand solutions ...

Browse here for jackstand solutions

https://www.reverselogic.us/
10-09-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,775
Posted By lkchris

As you can see from Maj Dundee's post, there is...

As you can see from Maj Dundee's post, there is nothing in Mercedes design for jacking from center of vehicle, front or rear.
10-09-2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By lkchris

A couple instructions

A couple instructions
10-08-2018, 11:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,137
Posted By lkchris

Item 450 ... there’s an additional number to...

Item 450 ... there’s an additional number to identify color

https://nemigaparts.com/cat_spares/epc/mercedes/1/fg/164871/63l/92/015/
10-08-2018, 11:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By lkchris

It doesn’t attach to the fuse box, but rather to...

It doesn’t attach to the fuse box, but rather to the rear SAM (signal acquisition module) which resides underneath the subwoofer. This is a box of electronics to which lots of things connect,...
10-03-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 160
Posted By lkchris

Donut Spare

If you have a donut spare tire, be aware that the inflation valve is something you won't find at PepBoys, etc. It's a special part from Mercedes A000 400 29 13.

Good Idea to verify if you have a...
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