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Today, 05:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 265
Posted By ygmn

The wurth stuff has been around a long time and...

The wurth stuff has been around a long time and is very good and does not smell funny when done.
Lemony fresh when done

Most auto parts stores have it.. read the can...
but yes you can spray...
Today, 08:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 973
Posted By ygmn

Look under hood. They look like some sort of...

Look under hood.
They look like some sort of cover for a hole in firewall or inner fender or something.

But since they are symetrical... one for left and one for right side...
Today, 08:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 323
Posted By ygmn

you should check the maintenance manual they have...

you should check the maintenance manual they have online copies at MB website under owners
Yesterday, 04:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 973
Posted By ygmn

can ya post pic with them otherside up?

can ya post pic with them otherside up?
Yesterday, 10:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By ygmn

need pics of completed work.

need pics of completed work.
06-24-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 627
Posted By ygmn

do you need screen shots of other vendors who do...

do you need screen shots of other vendors who do the same thing?
06-24-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 384
Posted By ygmn

Can of WURTH AC cleaner spray into vents and...

Can of WURTH AC cleaner spray into vents and while system running into inside air intake...

Kills all the nasties
06-24-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 210
Posted By ygmn

doe it do it with engine off? Like the pedal...

doe it do it with engine off?

Like the pedal is making noise?
06-24-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 627
Posted By ygmn

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1324x718/1_07450235dfa820f941889c090e5f75982b616aec.jpg...
06-24-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By ygmn

Well rear on looks simple.. probably remove door...

Well rear on looks simple.. probably remove door seal to find those screws.... and unscrew and replace...
Might have to remove top and bottom trim as I am guessing the hold the edge to the glass or...
06-24-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By ygmn

my guess for you have to remove fixed glass...

my guess for you have to remove fixed glass first.

Post pic of new parts - do they have bolt holes in ends or end?
06-24-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 919
Posted By ygmn

Now I understand and yeah it sucks.. What I...

Now I understand and yeah it sucks..

What I do in my older car is put nav on and then change the cluster display to audio portion so I can easily change songs as I like...

Stinks cause then you...
06-24-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 919
Posted By ygmn

Does it not work like this: If in radio or USB...

Does it not work like this:
If in radio or USB music or CD and shows on screen...
just rotate the knob under that touchy thingy?
Like on the older W212s?

But if in Nav then yeah you need to go...
06-23-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 371
Posted By ygmn

would they not just update the MAP to what ever...

would they not just update the MAP to what ever they use in Isreal?
Forum: W213 AMG
06-23-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 495
Posted By ygmn

Did yo unot see this on home page and forum: ...

Did yo unot see this on home page and forum:

https://mbworld.org/articles/letterman-hamilton-e-63-wagon/
06-23-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 627
Posted By ygmn

I thought I was the only one.... PAin is...

I thought I was the only one....

PAin is when you clcik NEw posts... and 75 of them are these ad posts...

I will report them nno problem.... I tried ignore that does not work... as all it does...
06-22-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 317
Posted By ygmn

on more. when does it shake? Constant speed? ...

on more.
when does it shake?
Constant speed?
throttling?
Braking?
Sitting still?
06-22-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 317
Posted By ygmn

Have wheels checked for TRUE round and not warped...

Have wheels checked for TRUE round and not warped or bent or damaged - even if new.

Have tires road forced balanced.
Have front wheel bearings checked.
06-22-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 286
Posted By ygmn

looks that way.. Bummer tow truck and engine...

looks that way..

Bummer tow truck and engine rebuild may be in your future if a valve hit a piston and put a hole in it.
06-22-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,398
Posted By ygmn

I know... in the offroad world they have cameras...

I know... in the offroad world they have cameras meant to be mounted under the truck to see whatever they like to see.
These cameras are very robust since they get hit with stones, mud and water.
...
06-22-2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,398
Posted By ygmn

mount a whisker switch ---- ugly maybe but would...

mount a whisker switch ---- ugly maybe but would work.

switch with little wire that sticks out and would hit curb and move backwards to clsoe circuit where you could have a light turn on..
...
06-21-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 265
Posted By ygmn

spraying in vents is not into system... it is...

spraying in vents is not into system... it is spraying in the air path which is OK as that is where bacteria can live especially the Evaporator since it stays wet when running.

Find WoRTH AC spray...
06-21-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 265
Posted By ygmn

you mean inside the hoses, condenser evap etc...

you mean inside the hoses, condenser evap etc where refridgerant runs?

Never herd of cleaning it... as it is closed system and should not need it unless a compressor fail catastrophically...
...
06-21-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 476
Posted By ygmn

Does it groad first or clunk first or at same...

Does it groad first or clunk first or at same time?
Foot on brake make it better or worse?
On all road surface types?
Only when turning right?

Does it happen at all speeds? if slow have someone...
06-21-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 503
Posted By ygmn

Things it could be: Park Neutral switch ...

Things it could be:
Park Neutral switch
Igntion switch
Maybe one of those computers
06-20-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 416
Posted By ygmn

try re-boot... Hold power button in for 5-10...

try re-boot...

Hold power button in for 5-10 seconds.
06-19-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 496
Posted By ygmn

ya have to ask yours... Mine was done under...

ya have to ask yours...
Mine was done under warranty
06-19-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 496
Posted By ygmn

Dealer may charge if out of warranty... Do...

Dealer may charge if out of warranty...

Do not know of any other way to update cars software but thru dealer.
06-19-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 645
Posted By ygmn

could be windshield leak

could be windshield leak
Forum: Marketplace
06-18-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 221
Posted By ygmn

mileage? interior pics?

mileage?
interior pics?
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-18-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,292
Posted By ygmn

but the line workers do not make the seats.......

but the line workers do not make the seats.... they just install them and have nothing to do with how well or crappy they work.
06-18-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 528
Posted By ygmn

try moving key further away or inside a metal...

try moving key further away or inside a metal coffe can.
06-18-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 528
Posted By ygmn

where is key? How far away?

where is key?
How far away?
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-17-2019, 04:04 PM
06-17-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 496
Posted By ygmn

I went to dealer first time and complained my NAV...

I went to dealer first time and complained my NAV was hanging up and giving me drive error:
See this thread:...
06-17-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 286
Posted By ygmn

That is a great website....

That is a great website....
06-17-2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 424
Posted By ygmn

Bummer. I would pull relays out and ensure...

Bummer.

I would pull relays out and ensure they are not filled with water.
06-17-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 496
Posted By ygmn

My guess is you need software update like I need....

My guess is you need software update like I need.

As anything esle would be crazy since the screen locks up. or such.

Yes to REBOOT

Press and hold the volume knob below screen on dash for 10...
06-16-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 620
Posted By ygmn

if worn in center a little bit too much air...

if worn in center a little bit too much air pressure.
but those look pretty good.

What is tread height?
Inside
Middle
Outside
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-16-2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,292
Posted By ygmn

Now thats funny right there!

Now thats funny right there!
Forum: W211 AMG
06-16-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,094
Posted By ygmn

What about other brands? Pirelli Continental ...

What about other brands?
Pirelli
Continental
Kumho
Toyo
Falken
Hankook
Yokohama
Bridgestone
06-14-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 516
Posted By ygmn

THis might help: ...

THis might help:
https://www.mbusa.com/content/dam/mb-nafta/us/owners/manuals/2014/operators/MY14_SL_Operator.pdf

2014 SL owners manual from MB website.
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
06-14-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,292
Posted By ygmn

MB sucks air from back of seat for seat backs ...

MB sucks air from back of seat for seat backs

most other cars suck air from underneath which would be cooler.
Also they blow way way more so it actually feels cooler.
06-13-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 709
Posted By ygmn

could be leak in tire or cracked wheel.

could be leak in tire or cracked wheel.
06-13-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 720
Posted By ygmn

Tire pressure sensors can be reset and how...

Tire pressure sensors can be reset and how accurate are they?
I know accuracy of my analog gage as written on the back and I have bench tested at work once a year by QC guy cause I can.

I check...
06-13-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 644
Posted By ygmn

could be a bulb test... Try turning it off...

could be a bulb test...

Try turning it off and see if that symbol does not come on.
Forum: W213 AMG
06-13-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 896
Posted By ygmn

So 1 qt in 3000 miles. Chevy states that is...

So 1 qt in 3000 miles.

Chevy states that is OK I wonder what MB says is OK.
but that is limit less miles and they take a look at it.

Keep an eye on oil level for sure... or maybe drive in...
06-13-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 819
Posted By ygmn

If low then there is leakor compressor not...

If low then there is leakor compressor not cycling enough which with all the computer gizmos today could be any of a number of sensors.

And if you overfill that can do serious compressor damage.
...
06-13-2019, 06:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 720
Posted By ygmn

I wanna check my oil at every fill up just like I...

I wanna check my oil at every fill up just like I check my tire pressure with a good analog pressure gage.

PO they got rid of tranny dipstick...

This is crazy and has nothing to do with...
06-12-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 720
Posted By ygmn

Why did they get rid of dipsticks? Jeeze...

Why did they get rid of dipsticks?

Jeeze they have been around forever and kinda work all the time.
Forum: W211 AMG
06-11-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,148
Posted By ygmn

KInda depends on what your car is worth, cash you...

KInda depends on what your car is worth, cash you have saved, increase in payments for full coverage.

HOw likely you are to ever need it based on your driving and luck history
Forum: W213 AMG
06-09-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,458
Posted By ygmn

do you have distronic? Maybe following a car?

do you have distronic?

Maybe following a car?
Forum: AMG GT
06-09-2019, 06:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 603
Posted By ygmn

Valentine 1...

Valentine 1...
06-08-2019, 06:18 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,743
Posted By ygmn

maybe look on here at parts pages?? ...

maybe look on here at parts pages??

https://nemigaparts.com/cat_spares/epc/mercedes/1/221/

might help

Otherwise you need a service manual for sure and might be worth the investment.
06-07-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 319
Posted By ygmn

doubt it....

doubt it....
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
06-03-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,447
Posted By ygmn

google griots Heck meguiars is good too... ...

google griots

Heck meguiars is good too...

pretty much any name brand stuff will do as long as if you use it properly
06-02-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 393
Posted By ygmn

Only moderators can do that... to prevent...

Only moderators can do that... to prevent 20000000 sticky threads...
06-02-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 418
Posted By ygmn

does it die at speeds over 20, 30, 40 ,50, ??? ...

does it die at speeds over 20, 30, 40 ,50, ???

Hard right 90 degree turn?

Sounds like either fuel not moving due to Centrifical forces
Or a wire comes loose for same reason..

What happens...
06-01-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By ygmn

reason for valves andmost hydraulic parts hating...

reason for valves andmost hydraulic parts hating dirt let along metal you can see is that clearaces between valve spool and body are very tight and much smaller then dirt.
SO dirt makes the valves...
06-01-2019, 06:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 498
Posted By ygmn

Tis what I do... A car savings account which I...

Tis what I do... A car savings account which I use for anything other then fuel and oil changes...
Kinda like a FSA but for cars...and you get to keep the money at end of year!!
05-31-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 809
Posted By ygmn

Everything on the internet is true!! LOL ...

Everything on the internet is true!! LOL

people hear differently
People feel differently
Manufacturing tolerances.
Roads in your area.

etc etc etc.

Only you can decide based on your...
05-31-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,094
Posted By ygmn

what is it as pic is a bit blurry to recgonize.

what is it as pic is a bit blurry to recgonize.
05-31-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 787
Posted By ygmn

They are expensive for what you get. Compare a...

They are expensive for what you get.
Compare a MB to a Chevy of equal size..

Load them up same options...
Compare standard features and price for options.

Price for oil change that can be...
05-30-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,252
Posted By ygmn

Pot Holes can kill cars.... Ruin wheels -...

Pot Holes can kill cars....

Ruin wheels - crack or bent
Egg a tireor blow out.
Ruin ball joints, bushings and anything else with steering.

If big enough and car drags ground... ouchhhhhhhh
05-30-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 729
Posted By ygmn

go check out GRIOTS products. very nice and...

go check out GRIOTS products.

very nice and do what they say... little bit pricey but quality

They have 2 spray wax which is really a speed shine... for quick detailing...
05-30-2019, 05:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 625
Posted By ygmn

Argggggggggggg issue is back again...like a bad...

Argggggggggggg issue is back again...like a bad cold...

Ocassional all controls are locked out so cannot get to phone or change station or volume nothing.
No Error shown just lock up.
So I...
05-29-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,361
Posted By ygmn

What clay is for: ...

What clay is for:
https://www.meguiars.com/automotive/products/meguiars-smooth-surface-clay-kit-g1016-kit
https://www.griotsgarage.com/product/paint+cleaning+clay.do?sortby=ourPicks

"Paint...
05-29-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 564
Posted By ygmn

Time for dealer unless you can get door panel...

Time for dealer
unless you can get door panel off from inside with door closed and see what is going on to open.
05-29-2019, 07:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,361
Posted By ygmn

Try washing, cleaning products etc then Slap...

Try washing, cleaning products etc then Slap some vinyl protectant on it very thinly and it will look good until next rain...

Sunshine, Crapy wash water, wash chemicals, environment, acid rain...
05-29-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 564
Posted By ygmn

Does door handle move easily or can you feel...

Does door handle move easily or can you feel "linkage"?

Does it open from inside?
05-29-2019, 07:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,056
Posted By ygmn

w/ 346 days to service someone reset service...

w/ 346 days to service someone reset service indicator on car as it goes by mileage and 1 year to last service so basically it was reset about 2 weeks ago...

Now did they do the service; is the...
05-29-2019, 05:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 793
Posted By ygmn

Reason for worse tires on front is you would...

Reason for worse tires on front is you would rather have blow out up front as easier to handle car then versus rear when at interstate speeds
If tire blows out in rear then car can spin and swap...
05-27-2019, 06:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 527
Posted By ygmn

go get the COMAND software updated... Had...

go get the COMAND software updated...

Had same issue on my 2015 E class....

First time they could not duplicate...

Second time I specificially said problem is still there please check if...
05-25-2019, 06:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 326
Posted By ygmn

What does your dealer say if car is brand new?

What does your dealer say if car is brand new?
05-22-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 783
Posted By ygmn

measure paint before sanding....else you can sand...

measure paint before sanding....else you can sand right thru as thickness varies on car
05-22-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,501
Posted By ygmn

actually Nissan builds their trucks.

actually Nissan builds their trucks.
05-20-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,603
Posted By ygmn

I suggest you test drive car with Distronic...

I suggest you test drive car with Distronic before ruling it out as there are probably more who like it then dislike.

I love it.

There are some FANBOY threads on here if you look.
05-20-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 502
Posted By ygmn

Mercedes to reduce models, variants and options in the U.S. to simplify lineup

Mercedes to reduce models, variants and options in the U.S. to simplify lineup.
Interesting Article


...
05-20-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,743
Posted By ygmn

Houston flooded cars can be fresh or brackish or...

Houston flooded cars can be fresh or brackish or salt depending on what part of city they were in.

HEre what yo ushould do.
find costs for every module on the car, engine and body harness...
05-20-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,603
Posted By ygmn

Overpass? Maybe sensros are not installed...

Overpass?

Maybe sensros are not installed properly and pointed up a bit?

Does it show up on speedometer as car in front going slower?
OR is this maybe from all the auto braking systems the car...
05-19-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 416
Posted By ygmn

DO yo uhave problems with windows going up and...

DO yo uhave problems with windows going up and down?
DO yo uhave all these other problems that they quoted yuo this work?

Why did the yquote these parts?

As always... try another dealer and or...
05-18-2019, 05:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 317
Posted By ygmn

Sounds like you have an issue. They should come...

Sounds like you have an issue.
They should come on when you press the button on high and go lower each time you press button for total of 3 speeds.
Stays on until you either turn car off or press...
05-18-2019, 05:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 846
Posted By ygmn

was it raining or foggy? I have had mine say...

was it raining or foggy?

I have had mine say they were dirty in heavy rain or heavy fog...
tends to go away after while most times.

OR sometimes bug will hit ... and big enough (dragonfly or...
05-18-2019, 05:52 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,743
Posted By ygmn

If flooded.... oh boy... so many things...

If flooded.... oh boy...

so many things canbe bad...
Engine, tranny, differential (transfer case if 4 matic) could have water in it and have rust formed on parts making them junk or in need of...
05-16-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,825
Posted By ygmn

get second opinion from another dealer... ...

get second opinion from another dealer...

tell them same symptoms only...
05-14-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,825
Posted By ygmn

ask dealer to break it down... parts and...

ask dealer to break it down...
parts and labor...

my guess is:
1 it is a MB and they love charging a fortune for simple things.
05-14-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,825
Posted By ygmn

What you copied in just says to Change the center...

What you copied in just says to Change the center dif oil is all...

nothing about changing a gear.
05-13-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 806
Posted By ygmn

but if it was sitting for 6 months would not the...

but if it was sitting for 6 months would not the year thing make sense???
I mean it was no different then sitting in your garage for same time..

so make sense for oil change and service...
05-12-2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,199
Posted By ygmn

Check tire tread depth.... skinnier tires...

Check tire tread depth....

skinnier tires hydroplane less as do new ones with lots of tread to move water...

ONce tires lose contat as stated above no traction control will ever work as they...
05-09-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 750
Posted By ygmn

What wheel size do you have? 17, 18, 19, 20?? ...

What wheel size do you have?
17, 18, 19, 20??

Wider the tire and lower profile you get less tires to choose from.

On mine:
Fr = 245/40/18
Rr - 265/35/18

About 100 different tires fit the...
05-08-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,706
Posted By ygmn

What if you pay cash? and have no trade in?

What if you pay cash? and have no trade in?
05-04-2019, 06:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 717
Posted By ygmn

call safelite - how hard is that?

call safelite - how hard is that?
05-03-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 717
Posted By ygmn

Safelite.... nuff said.

Safelite....

nuff said.
05-03-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,781
Posted By ygmn

why not go back to dealer and show them? ...

why not go back to dealer and show them?

looks like they forgot to chage it to me..
Forum: W211 AMG
05-03-2019, 06:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By ygmn

Yes it could but bunch of other things can cause...

Yes it could but bunch of other things can cause Head Gasket to blow examples; Old age, over heat
05-03-2019, 06:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 632
Posted By ygmn

you mean regular ol' garage floor? smooth...

you mean regular ol' garage floor? smooth concrete?

I have finished concrete attached garage and well it absorbs oils and other liquids and just looks crappy.
It will mold, seems to create dust -...
05-02-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 13,271
Posted By ygmn

DId you check the turbo out and its bearings? ...

DId you check the turbo out and its bearings?
Wonder if they survived?

Did you check the crank bearings and journals?
Rods and wrist pins?

Or all you did was top end?

Cam shaft bearing...
05-02-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By ygmn

hmmmm I wonder if computers in old car would...

hmmmm I wonder if computers in old car would operate the new tranny?
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
05-02-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 699
Posted By ygmn

v1 is against GPS for specific reason.... Read...

v1 is against GPS for specific reason.... Read about it on their website.

Lots of good resons for what they do and why...
05-02-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 732
Posted By ygmn

huh?

huh?
05-02-2019, 05:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 354
Posted By ygmn

sunroof?

sunroof?
05-01-2019, 07:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 349
Posted By ygmn

Things that effect tow ratings: Power and...

Things that effect tow ratings:
Power and drivetrain torque rating
Suspension
Brakes
Frame structure to support hitch and load.
vehicle GVWR and axle ratings.
Tires and wheels
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
04-30-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 699
Posted By ygmn

V1

V1
04-30-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 559
Posted By ygmn

is it me or does that car make him look small?...

is it me or does that car make him look small? short?

I mean his knees is roughly even with center of wheels?
Forum: W211 AMG
04-30-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 399
Posted By ygmn

plus yuo are having work done at non dealer. ...

plus yuo are having work done at non dealer.
Maybe sweet talk an MB Service adviser...
04-30-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 643
Posted By ygmn

Are there not more then 1 fues panel?

Are there not more then 1 fues panel?
04-30-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,401
Posted By ygmn

what no pictures?

what no pictures?
04-30-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 773
Posted By ygmn

First engines do not sound tired as they do not...

First engines do not sound tired as they do not nap.
They either run well or run poorly or do not run at all.

All depends on how much you are willing to spend to keep it on the road versus book...
04-30-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 362
Posted By ygmn

HUH? You have good compression. But one...

HUH?
You have good compression.

But one cylinder does not when engine is running?

And how did he figure that out? - never heard of a running compression test.

Any codes?
Check cats for...
04-30-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 784
Posted By ygmn

rock auto - you would be surprized what they...

rock auto - you would be surprized what they have...

FCP Euro
Pelican Parts
04-29-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 623
Posted By ygmn

Head gasket maybe?

Head gasket maybe?
04-28-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 209
Posted By ygmn

picture not so good.. hard to see damage.......

picture not so good..

hard to see damage.... looks like fingerprints from greasy hands
04-27-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 607
Posted By ygmn

Hmmmmm.. steering racks should not go out @...

Hmmmmm..
steering racks should not go out @ 120K.

Maybe get second opinion on that one...
Tell second shop... check alignment as steering seems to be off.

Then see what they come back with....
Forum: SLK55 (R171)
04-26-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 115
Posted By ygmn

Nope as they want you to take it ni for service...

Nope as they want you to take it ni for service so they can make more $$$$
Forum: SLK55 (R171)
04-26-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 115
Posted By ygmn

whoooooooooooooooo.... ouch.. Start by...

whoooooooooooooooo.... ouch..

Start by checking fuses...
then pray you did not fry any computers.
04-24-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,102
Posted By ygmn

If you buy a new one then you can trade in your...

If you buy a new one then you can trade in your current car and (here in states) reduce your tax burden by the sale price less trade value...
Which if $25k value can be nice chunk of change with...
04-24-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 691
Posted By ygmn

Engine will adjust for lower octane fuel by...

Engine will adjust for lower octane fuel by sensing knocking... and will adjust timing to suit... which reduces power.

Just fill up next time with Premium if you can.
04-24-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 556
Posted By ygmn

Did you get battery tested?

Did you get battery tested?
04-24-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 583
Posted By ygmn

How is it euro spec with USA bumpers and CHMSL on...

How is it euro spec with USA bumpers and CHMSL on trunk.

I see euro headlights.
04-24-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,081
Posted By ygmn

I would mentioned to dealer. If enough owners...

I would mentioned to dealer.
If enough owners complain MB might reprogram and fix it if they have not already
04-24-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 371
Posted By ygmn

Subjective... Need to measue lumens... OR ...

Subjective...
Need to measue lumens... OR

see how far away you can see a reflector or street sign at ground level.
But before this test you need to ensure lights properly aimed as that has huge...
04-23-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,160
Posted By ygmn

SO you are saying the alternator acts as regen...

SO you are saying the alternator acts as regen braking....

I kinda find that hard to beleive as it cannot draw enough power to actually develop any braking forces.

the engine by itself with...
04-23-2019, 11:10 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,160
Posted By ygmn

SO how does it REGEN brake?

SO how does it REGEN brake?
04-23-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,160
Posted By ygmn

Yall saying the car uses the alternator for regen...

Yall saying the car uses the alternator for regen braking?
does sound strange as it is not rated very high to really have much braking forces thru engine back thru tranny to wheels....
IF altrnator...
04-22-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 228
Posted By ygmn

how much did you pay? pics options? Color?

how much did you pay?
pics options?
Color?
Forum: C63/C63S AMG
04-22-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 670
Posted By ygmn

That is weird one... not any brake noise I have...

That is weird one...
not any brake noise I have heard before... seems too low of a pitch.

wonder if exhaust on that side is making noise?
I would make appointment with someone with lift.
have...
04-22-2019, 07:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,074
Posted By ygmn

no picture

no picture
Forum: AMG GT
04-22-2019, 06:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,396
Posted By ygmn

I think peeps need to read all the tech info Mike...

I think peeps need to read all the tech info Mike Valentine provides on his clunky website.

He debunks all these gimmicks other manufacturers have as a waste or not real protection..
Explains how...
Forum: AMG GT
04-21-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,396
Posted By ygmn

and work very very well.. Function before...

and work very very well..

Function before form when comes to radar detectors.
04-21-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,160
Posted By ygmn

Where did you get this info? Source? ...

Where did you get this info?
Source?

Curious is all like to read more.
Forum: AMG GT
04-21-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,284
Posted By ygmn

I wonder if it was a buy back because original...

I wonder if it was a buy back because original owner had catostrophic engine issues.
SO MBUSA purchased back under lemon law and then reconditioned by installing new motor.

Wonder if title shows...
04-20-2019, 11:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 437
Posted By ygmn

Why not add the stock system? I have it on...

Why not add the stock system?

I have it on my 2015 E400.
Uses front, side and rear cameras to make the top down view. handy when parking and reversing.
04-20-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,160
Posted By ygmn

something to think about. How all these...

something to think about.

How all these issues with starting batteries in Combustion engines...

Now think if you owned a battery powered car and how temp & age effects battery power and...
04-19-2019, 06:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 255
Posted By ygmn

Mine hits the brakes as the brake light comes...

Mine hits the brakes as the brake light comes on....(can see reflection for CMHSL in rear glass)
Especially when in left lane a car sneaks in front closer then the allowed gap...
or doing 70mph and...
04-19-2019, 05:48 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,160
Posted By ygmn

If yuo do drive that little each trip.... I...

If yuo do drive that little each trip.... I suggest going a few miles extra to allow engine, tranny and differentials to get up to temp and work properly.
Especially for the engine.... else get...
04-18-2019, 10:58 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,160
Posted By ygmn

if you drive that much you should be fine and...

if you drive that much you should be fine and maybe just bad luck on battery.
OR alternator is not putting out enough....
30miles should be enough as if engine gets up to temp enough time to charge...
04-18-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 729
Posted By ygmn

Talking Look out back they tend to grow there....:rolf: ...

Look out back they tend to grow there....:rolf:

just remember if low roof make sure you have limit switch else you could get new addition above garage.:wall:
04-18-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 255
Posted By ygmn

reason to show speed in front as that is good...

reason to show speed in front as that is good time to change lanes before your car starts to slow down....
and if car is really slower prevents heavy braking..

and in long run you can save your...
04-18-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 255
Posted By ygmn

IF the lines move to the left it is showing the...

IF the lines move to the left it is showing the speed of the car in front.

If single dash that is your set speed unless you see 2 dashes which shows speed is on a 5 mph increment Example would be...
Forum: W211 AMG
04-18-2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 841
Posted By ygmn

IF seller is making this claim have them...

IF seller is making this claim
have them provide proof.
04-17-2019, 06:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,181
Posted By ygmn

3 row seating yet smaller then GLC? Made for...

3 row seating yet smaller then GLC?
Made for tiny short legged people.

I wonder where price will fall versus GLC, Jeeps, GM, Ford, Hunydai, etc Small SUV with similar features.

If too $$$...
04-15-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 348
Posted By ygmn

If you squeezed hose below water and water went...

If you squeezed hose below water and water went up... then clogged below where you squeezed
04-13-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,667
Posted By ygmn

Could be a bug smashed into it. but it happens....

Could be a bug smashed into it.
but it happens.
Happens to me in real heavy FOG and rain....guess it gets too much water on it.

had a bug cover one up and all I needed to do was clean it.
Forum: W213 AMG
04-08-2019, 07:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,471
Posted By ygmn

Rmemeber lane assist also applies the rear brakes...

Rmemeber lane assist also applies the rear brakes a bunch and on one side to pull car back into lane.

Turned mine off since it was to harsh and fearful of it just eating up brake pads.
04-07-2019, 05:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 288
Posted By ygmn

Need to know miles and pictures of...

Need to know miles and pictures of condition...otherwise who knows.

check NADA, KBB and maybe google 85 380SL to see if you can find others for sale and get their prices.
04-06-2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,076
Posted By ygmn

bummer Hard to have nice stuff in this world.

bummer

Hard to have nice stuff in this world.
Forum: W212 AMG
04-06-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,363
Posted By ygmn

I would ask dealer to break it down for you. ...

I would ask dealer to break it down for you.
What does this $1500 include?
What are the parts?
HOw much for the labor...

Then you can Negotiate maybe....

Maybe they are also doing other...
Forum: W212 AMG
04-06-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,363
Posted By ygmn

Depends on what type of rotors and pads you want...

Depends on what type of rotors and pads you want and what to spend...
OEM type
Performance brand
Rotors drilled and slotted? or plain


Labor should not be all that much maybe and hour or so.
...
04-06-2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,076
Posted By ygmn

Cannot see pics says I have to log into...

Cannot see pics says I have to log into google.... which I do not have account for.
04-03-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,472
Posted By ygmn

Even tomtom's have free maps. These...

Even tomtom's have free maps.

These manufacturers will change it eventually...I hope
Replies: 3
Views: 297
Posted By ygmn

But have you considered air pressure? As...

But have you considered air pressure?
As theoretical tire OD is not actual Rolling radius due to tire deflection based on air pressure and load on tire.

canbe more then most think.
04-02-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 373
Posted By ygmn

yes multi contour seats were and option for 2015...

yes multi contour seats were and option for 2015 E400.

I remember reading on another site where someone retrofit in the multi seats but I am not sure if ever posted up if he finished.
He bought...
04-01-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,637
Posted By ygmn

HOw much larger is S vs E? 2019 E Class vs S...

HOw much larger is S vs E?

2019 E Class vs S Class
E Wheel base = 115.7"
S Wheel base = 124.6"

E OA Length = 193.8"
S OA Length = 206.9"

E Front Tread Width = 63.7"
04-01-2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 982
Posted By ygmn

With staggered tires since you do not rotate the...

With staggered tires since you do not rotate the tire manufacturer tread life warranty is HALF the normal amount.
SO if they list tires as 50K miles for you they would be 25K.

This is something...
03-29-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 804
Posted By ygmn

Did dealer break down price? Like labor hours &...

Did dealer break down price?
Like labor hours & labor rate?
How much oil, are they changing filter?
anything else?
03-28-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 672
Posted By ygmn

why not take it back to this guy who did not fix...

why not take it back to this guy who did not fix it properly?
03-28-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 130
Posted By ygmn

well that is one fo the things traction control...

well that is one fo the things traction control does.
you spin tires and it reduces power so wheel stops spinning.
03-28-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 450
Posted By ygmn

IF low on refridgerant then you have leak... ...

IF low on refridgerant then you have leak...

why not fix leak first?
Forum: AMG GT
03-27-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 575
Posted By ygmn

was it previously wrecked? Car fax might...

was it previously wrecked?

Car fax might help?
03-26-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 471
Posted By ygmn

paint the hats with brake caliper paint......

paint the hats with brake caliper paint... problem goes away...

of course clean up existing rust first.

Then when you replace rotors in future for maintenance check out ones that are plated or...
03-26-2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 584
Posted By ygmn

also find some similar cars for sale as close to...

also find some similar cars for sale as close to you as possible...
03-26-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,372
Posted By ygmn

Then everyone should drive SMart cars to save way...

Then everyone should drive SMart cars to save way more fuel.
03-26-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,895
Posted By ygmn

Have not bought one yet - Still researching what...

Have not bought one yet - Still researching what I want and where I want to place it in garage.
I am not worried about garage as it was designed to house a race car trailer and tractor truck

I am...
03-26-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,895
Posted By ygmn

Oh well the engineer in me says no issue in my...

Oh well the engineer in me says no issue in my detached garage.

Read instructions they tell you when installing (drilling and tightening anchors) if slab is acceptable.
very interesting reads - I...
03-26-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,895
Posted By ygmn

all you need for 7000lb 2 post is 4" 3000 PSI...

all you need for 7000lb 2 post is 4" 3000 PSI concrete which is pretty much standard around here..
03-25-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,895
Posted By ygmn

these are cool:...

these are cool:...
03-25-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 328
Posted By ygmn

Then what does?

Then what does?
03-25-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 397
Posted By ygmn

What does sticker in gas cap say your car needs...

What does sticker in gas cap say your car needs as Minimum Octane?
as that is what you need or higher - try not to go lower unless it means walking.

Low octane reduces power since engine will...
03-25-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,895
Posted By ygmn

got pics of the lift on casters? very...

got pics of the lift on casters?
very interesting.

Would allow me to put where ever I need instead of fixed in one spot.
03-25-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,798
Posted By ygmn

if you get 12vdc power at blower she should...

if you get 12vdc power at blower she should spin.....

If not take out and hot wire to a battery to test blower
03-25-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,895
Posted By ygmn

check out lifts... 4" slab is ok for most I...

check out lifts... 4" slab is ok for most
I have since I have a large exterior building with my house.

Big thing is ceiling height so you can lift enough to stand under versus being crouched.
...
03-25-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 328
Posted By ygmn

yes if you have a dead cell in battery you can...

yes if you have a dead cell in battery you can damage alternator.... rare it happens as usually your car does not start so you end up getting new battery so one does not run car very long with dead...
03-25-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,895
Posted By ygmn

for the price of 4 you are halfway to a 2 post...

for the price of 4 you are halfway to a 2 post lift which sell for $1500....

THink I would just get the lift and ask wife for forgiveness later.
Forum: W212 AMG
03-24-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,074
Posted By ygmn

lets say it was sold in 2009 so call it 10 years...

lets say it was sold in 2009 so call it 10 years for ease of math.

that means 56,681 miles per year
or 1090 miles per week.
Figure driving to work 5 days a week and I hope not on weekends.
=...
03-24-2019, 06:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 484
Posted By ygmn

Check brakes again. Especially the disk run out...

Check brakes again.
Especially the disk run out while it is bolted to wheel hub.
Sometimes over tighten a wheel lug can warp a rotor.

If rotor is true when wheel bolts properly torqued.
Check...
03-24-2019, 06:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 913
Posted By ygmn

https://www.obd-codes.com/p0002 .gpood info...

https://www.obd-codes.com/p0002

.gpood info on things to look for
03-23-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 485
Posted By ygmn

could be plugged cats.

could be plugged cats.
03-23-2019, 03:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 647
Posted By ygmn

Point was: on my 2015 I have to go to dealer...

Point was:
on my 2015 I have to go to dealer for map update.... and they have these ebay peeps selling it so I bet soemwhere out there is someone selling for 2016 and other years
03-23-2019, 08:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 647
Posted By ygmn

For those who have to go to dealer I did see on...

For those who have to go to dealer I did see on EBAY and other websites peeps that sell:
Update disk
and they send you code and instructions on how to update nav maps
...
03-22-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 13,271
Posted By ygmn

Geeeze... like neglecting a child.. Crazy...

Geeeze... like neglecting a child..

Crazy comes to mind.

Oil change takes 30 mins at dealership...
03-21-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,574
Posted By ygmn

Normally when you have an intake leak: the air...

Normally when you have an intake leak:
the air flow into cylinder/bank differs from MAF sensor so your car runs lean
the O2 sensors notice this and try to add more fuel
This usually ends up with...
03-20-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 318
Posted By ygmn

I love that... Super strong and durable. ...

I love that...

Super strong and durable.

BUT use STOCK one for towing.

LOL
03-20-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 204
Posted By ygmn

Maybe go to junkyard? OR ...

Maybe go to junkyard?

OR

http://car-part.com/index.htm
03-20-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 204
Posted By ygmn

WOW $2000? They all went out or is that each? ...

WOW $2000?
They all went out or is that each?

How much for used?
Any return on used if they are broke?
03-20-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,103
Posted By ygmn

w/o proof that time will not count.... MAybe...

w/o proof that time will not count....

MAybe they did what they did to get you out quicker that first time....so do nothold against... unless becomes pattern.

Lets see if this new part does not...
03-20-2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 458
Posted By ygmn

NO fees....

NO fees....
03-19-2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,103
Posted By ygmn

the what did they do? if you got receipt for it...

the what did they do?
if you got receipt for it you are good and it counts.
03-19-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 485
Posted By ygmn

did you google the codes? ...

did you google the codes?
https://www.engine-codes.com/p0105_mercedes-benz.html
https://www.engine-codes.com/p0173_mercedes-benz.html
https://www.engine-codes.com/p0300_mercedes-benz.html...
03-19-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,103
Posted By ygmn

I was in LA now in MS. - Cheaper taxes and...

I was in LA now in MS. - Cheaper taxes and insurance and the roads are better.

Might I suggest taking car to MB of New Orleans on Veterans or call them and discuss if worth while.

or try again...
03-19-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,661
Posted By ygmn

wait if E class sedan fits then wagon should fit....

wait if E class sedan fits then wagon should fit.

from MBUSA latest website spec pages of E450's
Sedan is 193.82" = 16.15'
Wagon is 194.2" = 16.18'

Both well under the typical 20ft long...
03-19-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,103
Posted By ygmn

In Louisiana AC is extremely important and life...

In Louisiana AC is extremely important and life saving.
03-19-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 631
Posted By ygmn

Spacers and/or larger tires could result in them...

Spacers and/or larger tires could result in them declining coverage for rear end, bearings, suspenion, steering heck maybe tranny...
03-19-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,103
Posted By ygmn

For lemon law you need to take it in I think 3 or...

For lemon law you need to take it in I think 3 or 4 times for the same issue. which for you would be AC/Heat issue.
Need to talk to lawyer on that

The others are on their first and yeah it sucks...
03-18-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,103
Posted By ygmn

No; the lemon law should apply leased or...

No;
the lemon law should apply leased or purchased.

What are the exact issues and history?
03-18-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,103
Posted By ygmn

Louisiana has lemon laws....go for it.

Louisiana has lemon laws....go for it.
03-18-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,661
Posted By ygmn

I have all 3. Sedan SUV Pickup I am...

I have all 3.
Sedan
SUV
Pickup

I am happy.

all I want is a golf cart
03-17-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 349
Posted By ygmn

THat age MB will be expensive to maintain and...

THat age MB will be expensive to maintain and service...
Oil changes brakes normal wear items.... figure double or more then your Murano bills.
03-16-2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,661
Posted By ygmn

3 dealers in my area do not have that many E...

3 dealers in my area do not have that many E Class

mainly they stock SUV
in order of QTY: GLC, GLA, GLE, GLS G

Then for sedans it is: C, CLA, E & S
4-5 coupes of C-S variety

no wagons...
03-16-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 571
Posted By ygmn

Well aint that backwards! LOL. must be for...

Well aint that backwards! LOL.

must be for some German word....

Question then why is wagon this W212 section?
03-16-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 349
Posted By ygmn

sat too long so will need major work. fuel...

sat too long so will need major work.
fuel system cleaned and may have to replace a lot of stuff
brake system clean and might need parts new pads and rotors
suspension rubber bushings etc.
check...
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