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07-08-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 323,300
Posted By arto_wa

Sorry I don't understand your question, but 75W...

Sorry I don't understand your question, but 75W 140 gear oil is nothing like ATF 134

This thread is all about servicing 722.9 7G-tronic automatic transmission, not the differential.

...
06-16-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 323,300
Posted By arto_wa

No problem, glad to hear you figured it out! ...

No problem, glad to hear you figured it out!

Cheers
06-13-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 323,300
Posted By arto_wa

Dude, Just follow the instructions in the...

Dude,
Just follow the instructions in the excellent YouTube video by Scott Elliott as linked in post #320 above!

Here it is again:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sP0FfkfQCLg&feature=youtu.be...
06-12-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,218
Posted By arto_wa

OK no argument there normally, but just last...

OK no argument there normally, but just last month I had a very positive experience when buying 08 Bluetech OEM crankcase bleeder valve and inter-cooler hose directly (online) from a dealer and...
06-07-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 81,687
Posted By arto_wa

Just keep looking you will find the open...

Just keep looking you will find the open connector eventually!
06-02-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 915
Posted By arto_wa

The biggest deal breaker is: It is not worth the...

The biggest deal breaker is: It is not worth the effort, just forget the whole idea!
06-02-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 385
Posted By arto_wa

BlueTec Pressure Control Valve leak

In my 2008 BlueTec (172,000 miles) when recently replacing air & fuel filters I noticed small oil leak had come from the crank case pressure control valve (bleeder valve) and had very slowly dripped...
06-01-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,262
Posted By arto_wa

Levi, Thanks yes it looks odd, but that's how...

Levi,
Thanks yes it looks odd, but that's how they were built apparently.
Forum: Diesel Forum
04-08-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 604
Views: 137,986
Posted By arto_wa

Yes, sure...

Yes, sure...
12-24-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,100
Posted By arto_wa

OK fine. I was commenting to the thread...

OK fine.
I was commenting to the thread starter's question, not you.
12-24-2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,100
Posted By arto_wa

I don't think you have told us what year your...

I don't think you have told us what year your W211 is, but here is a page 165 from the Comand Operators Manual for my 2008 model:
...
12-17-2018, 08:38 AM
Replies: 550
Views: 262,857
Posted By arto_wa

Get one of these from harbor freight tools. ...

Get one of these from harbor freight tools.


https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/308x387/6_25_gallon_oil_extractor_c80ab28397ac474644963d63a2f58661c46941ce.jpg
This sucker...
10-15-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,985
Posted By arto_wa

I don't know about the transfer case fluid...

I don't know about the transfer case fluid volume, but only one set of hands is needed to rotate the engine with a long handled ratchet or normal length breaker bar.
It would be helpful to have...
Forum: Diesel Forum
10-08-2018, 10:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 955
Posted By arto_wa

Just curious - what it the displacement of that...

Just curious - what it the displacement of that engine?
10-06-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 553
Posted By arto_wa

Is this the first time you are trying or did it...

Is this the first time you are trying or did it used to work earlier?
5S works fine in my 2008 W211 - do you have a chance of trying older model iPhone?
10-06-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 503
Posted By arto_wa

Do advanced search in W211 forum and you will...

Do advanced search in W211 forum and you will find lot of information!
09-29-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 389
Posted By arto_wa

Sounds like it's not working properly? Do a...

Sounds like it's not working properly?

Do a search of W211 section and you will find plenty of information.

You will learn about the involved fiber optics etc.
09-25-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 323,300
Posted By arto_wa

I have done it twice now and level the bottom of...

I have done it twice now and level the bottom of AT oil pan when servicing 722.902 in my car & go by 45C like the shop manual says.

The oil pan is made of sheet metal and not perfectly even but do...
09-20-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 646
Posted By arto_wa

Sad to see the waste of three nice cars, but I...

Sad to see the waste of three nice cars, but I hope all the people are OK.

Looks like the body of your car worked as designed (no frame).

It would be interesting to hear how much the insurance...
09-20-2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 604
Posted By arto_wa

Yes I recommend you do internet search first! ...

Yes I recommend you do internet search first!

You will find compressors and all other parts by these and many others: getmercedesparts.com, AZ Autohaus, Pelican Parts, European Parts Specialists,...
09-18-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,208
Posted By arto_wa

Even if you put $2000 - 3000 worth of repairs in...

Even if you put $2000 - 3000 worth of repairs in it it's still going to be more or less a $1700 car which you will be stuck with!
How do I know ...
09-17-2018, 09:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 570
Posted By arto_wa

Try searching the W211 section of this forum, I...

Try searching the W211 section of this forum, I think you will find lot of information.

Music playback from iPhone etc. is pretty easy to add.
Phone connection little more involved I think (mine...
Forum: Diesel Forum
09-17-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 819
Posted By arto_wa

Click clamps are for one time use according to MB...

Click clamps are for one time use according to MB so they are a problem in my opinion.
Like I said above, use a small amount of graphite anti-seize in the filter's metal connections and the hoses...
Forum: Diesel Forum
09-17-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 819
Posted By arto_wa

Different sizes, the metal connectors in the...

Different sizes, the metal connectors in the filter are inlet 10 mm and outlet 8 mm (3/8 & 5/16 inch).

Good local hardware store should have them but if not, you can find the here (I am not...
Forum: Diesel Forum
09-17-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 819
Posted By arto_wa

Yes I do. Switch to this type hose clamps and...

Yes I do.
Switch to this type hose clamps and use a small amount of graphite anti-seize in the metal hose connectors of the fuel filter.
No more damaged fuel hose ends.
...
Forum: Diesel Forum
09-17-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,683
Posted By arto_wa

You were almost half way there when you had the...

You were almost half way there when you had the "moose" out.
Probably a good idea to replace the two orange color seals (items 10 & 23) when you take it out for the fuel filter change.
09-16-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,341
Posted By arto_wa

Really? He is looking for year 2008 and newer I...

Really?
He is looking for year 2008 and newer I think.
09-15-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 515
Posted By arto_wa

Sounds like it was misinformation.

Sounds like it was misinformation.
Forum: Diesel Forum
09-14-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 604
Views: 137,986
Posted By arto_wa

OK we get your point but repeating it over and...

OK we get your point but repeating it over and over will not help or give more credibility.

🙄

I think moderators have already cautioned you earlier
09-12-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 448
Posted By arto_wa

Hmm, sounds like it's little overdue for a...

Hmm, sounds like it's little overdue for a complete brake fluid flush and replacement of flexible hoses. There is not supposed to be any "stuff" other then brake fluid inside.
09-11-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,584
Posted By arto_wa

Nothing at all, but I have not been driving much...

Nothing at all, but I have not been driving much in below freezing temperatures since two winter ago.!
09-11-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,584
Posted By arto_wa

Mine was doing similar minor chirping two winters...

Mine was doing similar minor chirping two winters ago when starting up in below freezing temperatures.
I bought a spare fan motor in anticipation of failure and now after about 40,000 miles of...
09-11-2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 344
Posted By arto_wa

It's reusable, why do you want to replace it? ...

It's reusable, why do you want to replace it?



I would switch to this type of clamps while you are at it:
...
09-07-2018, 10:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 533
Posted By arto_wa

Easy solution: Switch to older iPhone! ...

Easy solution:
Switch to older iPhone!

iPhone 5S works & connects fine with 2008 W211 Bluetooth.

Not sure what your car has, but mine has fiber optics connecting the head unit with the unit in...
Forum: Diesel Forum
09-04-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 604
Views: 137,986
Posted By arto_wa

Wow, steel pistons for lower friction at...

Wow, steel pistons for lower friction at operating temp!
09-01-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,866
Posted By arto_wa

Can't help with BoVee, but I've had the CarPro...

Can't help with BoVee, but I've had the CarPro CoolStream for well over a year now and it works great.

It was pretty easy to find used one for under $55 on the eBay.

It has not affected the...
08-30-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,985
Posted By arto_wa

Well here's one more, I had downloaded the...

Well here's one more, I had downloaded the enclosed couple of years ago - wish I could remember who posted the 722.6 AT oil & filter change instruction on this forum?
Forum: Diesel Forum
08-29-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 604
Views: 137,986
Posted By arto_wa

Sorry to hear, sounds like you have had trouble. ...

Sorry to hear, sounds like you have had trouble.
I had my share of trouble with 2010 VW TDI and now two years later am glad I switched to 2008 BlueTec. There are very few choices in the US for those...
08-26-2018, 10:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 354
Posted By arto_wa

Please read this thread including my post #13...

Please read this thread including my post #13 couple of days ago, and follow the link in it!

https://mbworld.org/forums/e-class-w211/712059-e350-2009-transmission-fluid-filter-basic-help.html
08-25-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,060
Posted By arto_wa

Further to the above: Apparently there are also...

Further to the above:
Apparently there are also a Bluetooth receivers that connect to the Aux connector, as mentioned by burgca in a post #5 above.
08-25-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,060
Posted By arto_wa

Please read post #8 by Strigoi regarding...

Please read post #8 by Strigoi regarding connecting iPod cable to the head unit:

https://mbworld.org/forums/e-class-w211/659460-cool-bluetooth-streaming-device-works.html

Maybe he can help you...
08-25-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,060
Posted By arto_wa

Sure no problem, just my personal preference...

Sure no problem, just my personal preference based on having both iPhone 5S and iPod 5th gen.
08-25-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,060
Posted By arto_wa

I would not want to mess with the fiber optics...

I would not want to mess with the fiber optics in-between the factory head unit and what's it connected to in the trunk etc. in the car, but hey that's just my opinion.[/left]

If you search this...
08-25-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 815
Posted By arto_wa

Sorry to say, but it sounds like you have not...

Sorry to say, but it sounds like you have not solved the problem yet and it's going to bite you in the axx one of these days.
Forum: Diesel Forum
08-23-2018, 06:28 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 137,986
Posted By arto_wa

Sell it and move on!

Sell it and move on!
Forum: Diesel Forum
08-23-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 137,986
Posted By arto_wa

Interesting. In the last two years I have...

Interesting.

In the last two years I have owned 2008 E320 BlueTec and it's been my observation that the iron content in used motor oil has started to increase noticeably at around 7,000 miles!
...
08-23-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,985
Posted By arto_wa

After having reread your posts above I urge you...

After having reread your posts above I urge you to do more homework on your 722.9xx i7G-Tronic 7-speed transmission before attempting oil change!

For example you stated: "my plan is to assess...
08-22-2018, 08:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 686
Posted By arto_wa

Looks like the iCarsoft MB II (mentioned by...

Looks like the iCarsoft MB II (mentioned by kajtek1 above) should work on 2006 W211, at least based on the vendor's description:
...
08-22-2018, 12:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 686
Posted By arto_wa

I went from 2010 VW TDI Jetta Sportwagen to 2008...

I went from 2010 VW TDI Jetta Sportwagen to 2008 E320 BlueTec so you are not alone!

MB dealers and Indy MB shops have the proper scanner and can give you the price of a scan up front - wouldn't it...
08-21-2018, 11:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,985
Posted By arto_wa

Your W211 should have 722.9xx i7G-Tronic 7-speed...

Your W211 should have 722.9xx i7G-Tronic 7-speed transmission, but please check to make sure.

Here is a link to very detailed instructions for oil change:
...
08-21-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,060
Posted By arto_wa

I spent $54.99 on CoolStream Bluetooth receiver...

I spent $54.99 on CoolStream Bluetooth receiver about year and half ago and it has worked flawlessly with iPhone in my 2008 W211!
Forum: Diesel Forum
05-28-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 45,295
Posted By arto_wa

It actually is just the opposite - today's cars...

It actually is just the opposite - today's cars last lot longer than the ones made in the 60's for example, however they are way more complicated so comparison is not fair.

I think many people...
Forum: Diesel Forum
04-30-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,860
Posted By arto_wa

Looks good - I hope you get that sand blasting...

Looks good - I hope you get that sand blasting sand out fully.
I mean 100%
04-30-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 35,592
Posted By arto_wa

Wow, you must have been bored or something!

Wow, you must have been bored or something!
04-05-2018, 11:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 468
Posted By arto_wa

Yes, the radio will not tune in properly on AM or...

Yes, the radio will not tune in properly on AM or FM due to different tuning steps.
Forum: Diesel Forum
04-04-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,097
Posted By arto_wa

I see another vendor where on their website they...

I see another vendor where on their website they say:

"Off-road only.
EGR should not be deleted without also deleting the DPF.
Remove DPF, Adblue, EGR, and/or Intake Swirl Flap"

Is this one...
03-25-2018, 11:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 718
Posted By arto_wa

Like was mentioned earlier, there is a Diesel...

Like was mentioned earlier, there is a Diesel section with more information.
Here is one thread with fuel and air filter replacement info:
...
03-21-2018, 10:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 382
Posted By arto_wa

Nothing to set in my car but check your owners...

Nothing to set in my car but check your owners manual.
03-17-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 29,122
Posted By arto_wa

Well, I tried both of these methods on my 2008...

Well, I tried both of these methods on my 2008 Bluetec V6 yesterday and my experience was quite different:

At first I vacuum extracted all used motor-oil that would come out from top of the...
03-17-2018, 08:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 672
Posted By arto_wa

The piston is already messed up!

The piston is already messed up!
03-15-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 672
Posted By arto_wa

Yes it is easily noticeable. Lot of metal is...

Yes it is easily noticeable. Lot of metal is missing.
03-15-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 672
Posted By arto_wa

Ha, not so if it was my car! Maybe OK if it...

Ha, not so if it was my car!

Maybe OK if it was max 1800 rpm air cooled agricultural gasoline utility engine but sorry it's a high Rpm modern Diesel and needs a new piston in my opinion.

But...
03-14-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 853
Posted By arto_wa

Have not used mine for while but as I recall it...

Have not used mine for while but as I recall it was little more complicated than just downloading a pdf manual!

I had to buy it from eBay vendor for few bucks and it came with VMware Player...
03-14-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 531
Posted By arto_wa

I have not had to replace these yet, but I recall...

I have not had to replace these yet, but I recall having read some members having good success with MOOG grease-able lower ball joints.

When the time comes I will certainly check them out.

If...
Forum: Diesel Forum
03-07-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,860
Posted By arto_wa

OK I see what you mean. I would definitely...

OK I see what you mean.

I would definitely like to learn more about his project, which looks like W211 Wagon 4Matic with a damaged V6 Diesel engine. (I did not know they made W211 models with...
Forum: Diesel Forum
03-04-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,860
Posted By arto_wa

Dude, nice photos but what is your point - are...

Dude, nice photos but what is your point - are you asking us something or?
Forum: Diesel Forum
02-25-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,710
Posted By arto_wa

I would really appreciate if you have a change to...

I would really appreciate if you have a change to show photos of the engine oil cooler location - not sure if you are removing the intake manifold or not?
Also, the location where to install the...
02-14-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 638
Posted By arto_wa

I have done it twice now on a 2008 E320 Bluetec...

I have done it twice now on a 2008 E320 Bluetec and it could take up to couple hours first time if replacing the air filters at the same time.

However as I understand on couple of year models on...
Forum: Diesel Forum
02-13-2018, 09:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 654
Posted By arto_wa

Please, the question was: "are you in anyway...

Please, the question was: "are you in anyway affiliated with the dealership in question? Or any of the others?"
02-13-2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 638
Posted By arto_wa

I am sure the designer can justify this...

I am sure the designer can justify this arrangement probably due to emission / fuel vapor regulations or something else, but he sure has brought lot of work to MB dealer shops - they should reward...
02-13-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,768
Posted By arto_wa

Yes, I think the MB Cradle Bluetooth Adaptor is a...

Yes, I think the MB Cradle Bluetooth Adaptor is a retrofit and it sits in the console in-between the front seats where the original phone used to be.
My iPhone connects to two Bluetooth receivers...
02-12-2018, 12:17 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,768
Posted By arto_wa

Oh, I see what you mean! The CarPro plugs...

Oh, I see what you mean!

The CarPro plugs into a iPod cable in the glove-box and has no wires or buttons. The playback is controlled from the iPhone and to a lesser degree also from the steering...
02-12-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,768
Posted By arto_wa

What kind of adapter you are using? CarPro...

What kind of adapter you are using?

CarPro Bluetooth receiver by CoolStream plays music flawlessly from iPhone 5 in 2008 W211.
02-12-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 395
Posted By arto_wa

Sounds like your car is missing a bolt somewhere...

Sounds like your car is missing a bolt somewhere and you will likely have to deal with that sooner or later?
If it is a Mercedes bolt, I would politely ask the dealer to investigate and also ask...
02-06-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 462
Posted By arto_wa

No problem, we look forward to more info when you...

No problem, we look forward to more info when you are ready.

Correction:
I had a slight "typo" in my previous post - I meant to say excess crankcase fumes may be sucked in1
02-05-2018, 07:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 462
Posted By arto_wa

On these Diesel engines Turbo intake air oil...

On these Diesel engines Turbo intake air oil leaks are often caused with partially clogged air filters and deteriorated orange colored "rubber" seals No. 10 & 23 in the enclosed drawing.

Partially...
02-04-2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 604
Posted By arto_wa

Thumbs up Thanks, I will check out the disks again when...

Thanks, I will check out the disks again when changing the AT fluid this spring - the car has around 150,000 highway miles and drives like new.
Did the disks on my W116 many years ago and these look...
02-03-2018, 10:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 604
Posted By arto_wa

Thank you, your post has some excellent...

Thank you, your post has some excellent information!

My 2008 model year E320 BlueTec (manufactured 09/07) does not have Adblue - not sure when it was added?
02-01-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 270
Posted By arto_wa

External Cellular Antenna Location

I have delayed installing rooftop antenna for a Wilson Sleek Signal Booster for some time mainly because I have so far not been able to find anyone who has done it on W211. Tried searching here but...
01-26-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,440
Posted By arto_wa

Here is also a link to a 722.9xx service thread...

Here is also a link to a 722.9xx service thread that has been running for over 7 years!
Lot of useful info for a DIY service.
...
01-26-2018, 10:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 336
Posted By arto_wa

No need to shout.

No need to shout.
01-22-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,634
Posted By arto_wa

That's OK, I was talking about rims for winter...

That's OK, I was talking about rims for winter tires which you probably have no need for.
I use this car for work and places I go to (mountains in BC) winter tires are mandatory October 1 thru April...
01-18-2018, 10:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,634
Posted By arto_wa

It should not be a problem if you accept...

It should not be a problem if you accept aftermarket wheels.
This is where I got wheels for my winter tires:
...
Forum: Diesel Forum
01-16-2018, 12:23 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,616
Posted By arto_wa

I was getting 43 - 44 mpg with the above Jetta,...

I was getting 43 - 44 mpg with the above Jetta, but oh boy it was costly to maintain due to the emission s**t...
Forum: Diesel Forum
01-15-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,616
Posted By arto_wa

You both are probably talking about the...

You both are probably talking about the instrument panel's computer reading?

If so, driving whole tankful and manually checking would give you pretty realistic reading - EPA ratings are usually...
01-05-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 681
Posted By arto_wa

Sure it's better especially it's way better than...

Sure it's better especially it's way better than the 10 year old Comand in my car. No comparison.
I just don't want another gadget on my dashboard that's all, which is why I use iPhone for the...
01-03-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 681
Posted By arto_wa

Sure no argument there, not so long ago many...

Sure no argument there, not so long ago many times we were driving around with help of paper map on the passenger seat, or in your lap...
01-03-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 681
Posted By arto_wa

This is exactly why I just updated the Comand map...

This is exactly why I just updated the Comand map and use iPhone for occasional navigation!
The phone is held in PanaVise bracket as seen below.

The Comand 2015 - 2016 version map works great for...
01-03-2018, 07:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 681
Posted By arto_wa

For those who are not familiar with M-B W211: The...

For those who are not familiar with M-B W211: The navigation DVD is installed in to the navigation module DVD drive which is located in the trunk, on the left side.
01-02-2018, 10:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 681
Posted By arto_wa

As far as I recall, that is all I had to do.

As far as I recall, that is all I had to do.
01-01-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 681
Posted By arto_wa

Thank you! Will this update work if he is...

Thank you!
Will this update work if he is missing the "original" DVD?
01-01-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 681
Posted By arto_wa

I think 2015 - 2016 is the latest for these cars...

I think 2015 - 2016 is the latest for these cars (at least for my 2008 model).
Make sure you ask the vendor(s) if it is compatible with your model!

Sounds like you are missing the original DVD...
01-01-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 681
Posted By arto_wa

I bought an updated version (Mercedes Benz...

I bought an updated version (Mercedes Benz 2015-16 North America Navigation DVD Map T1000-22759 BQ6460327) from eBay vendor for $50

Looks like there are currently several listed:
...
12-29-2017, 08:17 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 323,300
Posted By arto_wa

Lightbulb The three pdf documents I posted clearly state: ...

The three pdf documents I posted clearly state:

"The oil pans were first changed to a deeper version at the start of 2004 (these can be identified by the sloped rear end). The new oil pan...
12-28-2017, 08:52 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 323,300
Posted By arto_wa

They must have had a pretty good reason to change...

They must have had a pretty good reason to change the design!

See the enclosed MB service pdf documents for details about the pan, magnets and overflow tube changes.

The two flat magnets should...
12-23-2017, 10:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 406
Posted By arto_wa

The four camshaft's bearings are integral part of...

The four camshaft's bearings are integral part of cylinder heads and valve covers so it could be little more complicated.

Used BlueTec engines for sale can be found. Quick search resulted in price...
Forum: Diesel Forum
12-22-2017, 11:45 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 137,986
Posted By arto_wa

It would help if you first told us which car it...

It would help if you first told us which car it is and what's wrong with it?
12-10-2017, 08:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,492
Posted By arto_wa

I think 2009 was the last year for the W211...

I think 2009 was the last year for the W211 model, so you should go with 08 or 09.

Why not W212?
Forum: Diesel Forum
12-02-2017, 11:46 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,616
Posted By arto_wa

Haha!

Haha!
Forum: Diesel Forum
12-01-2017, 06:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,616
Posted By arto_wa

I am very familiar with inter cooler, or...

I am very familiar with inter cooler, or charge-air cooler after turbocharger, but what is "intercooled turbo"?
Forum: Diesel Forum
11-30-2017, 03:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 808
Posted By arto_wa

There is enough space for small mechanics mirror...

There is enough space for small mechanics mirror - I have two different styles and either one will fit.

I hope you are right about Vegas air quality, but for most other drivers timely air filter...
Forum: Diesel Forum
11-30-2017, 12:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 808
Posted By arto_wa

Small mechanics mirror will help for sure when...

Small mechanics mirror will help for sure when guiding in the prongs on the driver side.

Yes, $34.04 for pair of Mann air filters on sale at Autohaus AZ - not the cheapest car to maintain for sure...
Forum: Diesel Forum
11-29-2017, 10:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 808
Posted By arto_wa

Yes, like I said, these filters had lot of char...

Yes, like I said, these filters had lot of char dust (and ash) from forest fires.
Based on my experience, unlike most other cars I have worked on it is not practical to just remove and "shake" clean...
Forum: Diesel Forum
11-29-2017, 02:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 808
Posted By arto_wa

No it has hardly ever been parked under a tree. ...

No it has hardly ever been parked under a tree.

It's just regular stuff from the Northern highways - those are not pine needles you are looking at, they are pieces of leaves, seeds, insects and...
Forum: Diesel Forum
11-29-2017, 01:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 808
Posted By arto_wa

I agree it depends on the environment - here is...

I agree it depends on the environment - here is how my air filters looked like after 28,000 miles of 90%+ highway driving.

I was surprised at how much dirt was in them and will change little...
Forum: Diesel Forum
11-29-2017, 12:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,710
Posted By arto_wa

I have no comment about your EGR or oil cooler...

I have no comment about your EGR or oil cooler possibly leaking, but timely air filter replacement is important on these engines - it they get clogged the turbo will pull in excess amount of...
Forum: Diesel Forum
11-25-2017, 10:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 571
Posted By arto_wa

One more!

One more!
11-22-2017, 09:37 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 29,122
Posted By arto_wa

If you would like, you can find 229.51...

If you would like, you can find 229.51 MB-Approval Pennzoil Euro L at Walmart no problem.


https://mbworld.org/forums/diesel-forum/687883-pennzoil-euro-l.html
Forum: Diesel Forum
11-22-2017, 12:31 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 45,295
Posted By arto_wa

I agree with most of what you say but I don't...

I agree with most of what you say but I don't think adding multiple chains would have made much difference if they were still undersized or under-lubricated.

Prime example is a Ford 4.0 V6 SOHC...
Forum: Diesel Forum
11-21-2017, 01:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 927
Posted By arto_wa

There is no way that every owner is expected to...

There is no way that every owner is expected to be able or willing read fault codes in Mercedes. There must be tens of thousands of owners who just want to use their MB car as intended!

Anyway, he...
Forum: Diesel Forum
11-20-2017, 10:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 45,295
Posted By arto_wa

I agree; based of what I have read I also think...

I agree; based of what I have read I also think the higher iron content is related to the DPF compliant oil.
Forum: Diesel Forum
11-20-2017, 02:46 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 45,295
Posted By arto_wa

It's too bad, but as I recall you had incorrect...

It's too bad, but as I recall you had incorrect oils mixed and went way way over the 10,000 mile oil change interval, combination of which caused oil turning to a sludge!

Not much in common with...
Forum: Diesel Forum
11-20-2017, 02:24 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 45,295
Posted By arto_wa

diesel315 Yeah I think stretched chains on...

diesel315

Yeah I think stretched chains on those are rare because HD & marine Diesel engines usually have gear driven camshaft etc.
It would be pretty expensive to build V6 DOHC engine with gear...
Forum: Diesel Forum
11-19-2017, 11:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 927
Posted By arto_wa

It would have worked better if you asked for...

It would have worked better if you asked for advice before spending all that money with these shops but if you don't pay them, one of them will probably hire a repo man!
Forum: Diesel Forum
11-19-2017, 09:07 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 45,295
Posted By arto_wa

It's been discussed here fairly recently: ...

It's been discussed here fairly recently:

https://mbworld.org/forums/diesel-forum/665714-om642-chain-stretched-photo-chain-tensioner.html
Forum: Diesel Forum
11-15-2017, 08:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,497
Posted By arto_wa

This oil may or may not meet 229.51 specs, but...

This oil may or may not meet 229.51 specs, but all I know for sure is that the 5 quart jug I looked at very closely in a local store did not say anywhere "MB-Approval 229.51"

...
Forum: Diesel Forum
11-11-2017, 04:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,497
Posted By arto_wa

It's excellent price but the Valvoline SynPower 5...

It's excellent price but the Valvoline SynPower 5 quart jug does not have "M-B Approval 229.51" anywhere in it.

Unfortunately it is not!
Forum: Diesel Forum
11-11-2017, 04:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,616
Posted By arto_wa

Originally Posted by mfab ..." I've averaged...

Originally Posted by mfab

..." I've averaged in the high 30's overall in my mix of highway and city"...


That's pretty good - mine is 33.2 mpg for over 31,000 miles of mostly highway driving...
Forum: Diesel Forum
11-11-2017, 12:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,616
Posted By arto_wa

Glad you like the car. I am considering one of...

Glad you like the car. I am considering one of those in few years due to hopefully easier to work on I-4 engine, but on the other hand, the twin turbo setup may make it pretty complicated also?

I...
Forum: Diesel Forum
11-10-2017, 01:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 621
Posted By arto_wa

As I recall there were close to 500,000 affected...

As I recall there were close to 500,000 affected TDI's registered in the US at the time and I had one of them!

Mine was 2010 Jetta Wagon mith 6 sp manual, and I replaced it with 2008 E320 Bluetec....
Forum: Diesel Forum
11-10-2017, 10:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 621
Posted By arto_wa

Have not followed the used Diesel market lately...

Have not followed the used Diesel market lately but I was expecting something like this to happen year or two after the VW TDI fiasco news came!
Forum: Diesel Forum
11-09-2017, 03:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,497
Posted By arto_wa

Thumbs up Thank you for an excellent tip - I went to...

Thank you for an excellent tip - I went to Walmart and bought a bunch of them!
The price was $22.47 for 5 quarts.


Pennzoil Platinum Euro L, Pennzoil Platinum Euro LX and Pennzoil Ultra Euro L...
11-09-2017, 09:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 534
Posted By arto_wa

I would start by checking the right side drive...

I would start by checking the right side drive shaft, wheel bearings & brake rotor/caliper & pads first.
11-08-2017, 10:21 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 81,687
Posted By arto_wa

My sympathies for the owners of 2013 - 2014 you...

My sympathies for the owners of 2013 - 2014 you mentioned above!
(it almost looks like the "protrusion" stub has no function and could be removed & aluminum blank be welded in it's place?)

...
Forum: Diesel Forum
11-05-2017, 01:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,616
Posted By arto_wa

I would like to hear from the new 4 cylinder...

I would like to hear from the new 4 cylinder Diesel owners also.

My 2008 E320 3.0 V6 BlueTec has just over 150,000 miles and so far the engine has been totally trouble free.
The timing chain...
11-04-2017, 12:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 465
Posted By arto_wa

Here is a good place to start - check out their...

Here is a good place to start - check out their tech help articles also:

http://www.pelicanparts.com/Mercedes-Benz/index-SC.htm...
11-04-2017, 11:16 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 29,122
Posted By arto_wa

And why not, if the dipstick tube extends all the...

And why not, if the dipstick tube extends all the way close to the bottom of the pan as you have just suggested above?
11-04-2017, 08:35 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 29,122
Posted By arto_wa

Interesting. I've heard some recommend checking...

Interesting.
I've heard some recommend checking the engine oil level with engine running - this would explain that!

How to know which engine models have this feature?

Anyone know who sells...
11-04-2017, 08:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 634
Posted By arto_wa

Thumbs down Wow, it's your second post here and you want us...

Wow, it's your second post here and you want us to wait 3 to 6 months to hear more - you must be a really busy person, we can hardly wait to hear more!
11-03-2017, 03:50 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 29,122
Posted By arto_wa

Mike, Here is a page from M-B manual dated...

Mike,
Here is a page from M-B manual dated August 2007 showing approved engine oils.
My car is 2008 model and rolled off assembly line September 2007.

229.51 is DPF compatible oil.

I think...
11-03-2017, 11:51 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 29,122
Posted By arto_wa

My reason is: I doubt quick lube shop would have...

My reason is: I doubt quick lube shop would have (or use?) the proper Mercedes 229.51 Spec engine oil for the Bluetec Diesel engine.

I use this handy tool from Harbor Freight for E320 oil changes...
10-29-2017, 10:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,070
Posted By arto_wa

Wow - could it be something you are doing? I...

Wow - could it be something you are doing?

I doubt epoxy or glue on the surface would be a long term repair if the original material broke.
10-24-2017, 05:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,885
Posted By arto_wa

I know the factory unit is 10 years old, but I...

I know the factory unit is 10 years old, but I like it and do not want to mess with the fiber optics between it and what is in the trunk!

Have you checked these (it looks like there is only one...
10-22-2017, 12:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,265
Posted By arto_wa

This may help in explaining the differences: ...

This may help in explaining the differences:

http://www.epanorama.net/documents/radio/radio_differences.html
10-22-2017, 10:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,265
Posted By arto_wa

Sorry, can not help with your specific question. ...

Sorry, can not help with your specific question.
Probably not many used Japanese market cars here in the US, but I have noticed they are little more common up in Western Canada. I see often unusual...
10-21-2017, 10:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 747
Posted By arto_wa

I think cetialpha5 meant scanning your car for...

I think cetialpha5 meant scanning your car for codes by using MB Star SD Connect C4 + Xentry.
IE something like these:

...
10-18-2017, 11:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,262
Posted By arto_wa

Question Bumping this up. Come on guys - over 50...

Bumping this up.

Come on guys - over 50 views and nobody else has noticed missing bushing?
10-17-2017, 08:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 855
Posted By arto_wa

Now that I reread your question, I can not help...

Now that I reread your question, I can not help with the head unit update!
10-16-2017, 12:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 855
Posted By arto_wa

I bought newer version map DVD from eBay vendor...

I bought newer version map DVD from eBay vendor for around $50 and inserted it year ago.
Works good!
10-16-2017, 12:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 496
Posted By arto_wa

I suggest you do few searches on this site since...

I suggest you do few searches on this site since it has been discussed many times previously.
10-15-2017, 01:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,262
Posted By arto_wa

Rear Differential to Subframe Mount Bushing

My car is 2008 W211 BlueTec (VIN: WDBUF22X58B236356) with just over 150,000 miles on it.

Wile checking things out in preparation for differential oil change next weekend, I noticed there is only...
10-15-2017, 11:49 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 323,300
Posted By arto_wa

I used one of these (It has a shutoff valve...

I used one of these (It has a shutoff valve included):

https://www.idparts.com/motive-power-fill-pro-p-2319.html
09-12-2017, 05:03 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 323,300
Posted By arto_wa

Sounds like the fluid level is low. If I am...

Sounds like the fluid level is low.

If I am reading your post right, you did not shift through gears after starting the engine and before draining out the .8 liters of fluid - you did only after...
Forum: Diesel Forum
09-09-2017, 10:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,186
Posted By arto_wa

How will you judge if the engine is wearing less?

How will you judge if the engine is wearing less?
09-03-2017, 07:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 941
Posted By arto_wa

I have never had a need to use this or any other...

I have never had a need to use this or any other type of liquid Diesel cleaner.

I don't think it is a lubricant?
07-18-2017, 04:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 644
Posted By arto_wa

OK but not much of a problem at least in my 2008...

OK but not much of a problem at least in my 2008 E320
The Bluetooth music was an easy fix with used $54.99 Car Pro Bluetooth Receiver from eBay vendor.

Plug & play.
07-14-2017, 06:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,390
Posted By arto_wa

So you did not rent Cruze - is that your point?

So you did not rent Cruze - is that your point?
07-11-2017, 12:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 303
Posted By arto_wa

If you do couple of searches here you will find...

If you do couple of searches here you will find threads like this:


https://mbworld.org/forums/e-class-w211/650497-w211-bluetooth.html

Cheers!
06-24-2017, 08:14 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 323,300
Posted By arto_wa

Not sure which transmission your car has but mine...

Not sure which transmission your car has but mine has 722.902 7G-Tronic - see below a page 11 from it's 46 page introduction presentation many years ago.

This thread has very good detailed...
06-20-2017, 06:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 632
Posted By arto_wa

Pretty good advice Andre91 Unfortunately OP...

Pretty good advice Andre91

Unfortunately OP might be afraid to say or ask anything more after having earlier being called stupid.

:eek:
06-18-2017, 01:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 301
Posted By arto_wa

"Clip nut" steel should be pretty hard, perhaps...

"Clip nut" steel should be pretty hard, perhaps comparable to spring steel due to their design I think.
06-13-2017, 11:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 281
Posted By arto_wa

Well said - here is a good thread to start...

Well said - here is a good thread to start reading on the subject:

https://mbworld.org/forums/c-class-w203/365242-diy-722-9-7g-tronic-7-speed-automatic-transmission-service-thread.html

...
06-12-2017, 11:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,390
Posted By arto_wa

Not a big deal but I rented one two weeks ago and...

Not a big deal but I rented one two weeks ago and would not call the current Cruze "tiny car"

Perfectly usable 4 door compact sedan.

The car was fine for a compact, but the small gasoline...
06-09-2017, 09:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 334
Posted By arto_wa

Maybe these links will help you: ...

Maybe these links will help you:

...
06-08-2017, 01:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,390
Posted By arto_wa

That's fine if you believe and go by the computer...

That's fine if you believe and go by the computer MPG reading!

My average is 34 MPG manual check for over 20,000 miles of mostly highway & interstate driving at legal speeds +5 mph or so.

2008...
06-07-2017, 06:58 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 323,300
Posted By arto_wa

It's just a M12-1.5 Dorman oil drain plug from...

It's just a M12-1.5 Dorman oil drain plug from auto parts store with a barb connector added - no particular advantage compared to reasonably priced factory made adapter.

I got the instructions...
06-07-2017, 01:15 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 323,300
Posted By arto_wa

I just cut a small piece of thin but semi rigid...

I just cut a small piece of thin but semi rigid plastic to keep the oil from going into the housing.
Easy to improvise once you remove the rubber plug and take a closer look .
06-06-2017, 07:02 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 323,300
Posted By arto_wa

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/592x925/80-snap_2016_08_22_at_12_13_16_6e5835a4d427a9ecee48b15408c1d033d37dc4bc.jpg

I made one of these above.


Motive Power Fill Pro -...
05-22-2017, 01:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,030
Posted By arto_wa

It is easy if you have the detailed instructions...

It is easy if you have the detailed instructions and proper tools.

The enclosed pdf instructions for 722.9xx 7 -speed AT were posted by member johnand on this forum August 30, 2010


Here it...
05-21-2017, 08:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,030
Posted By arto_wa

Not sure how much since I have always done it...

Not sure how much since I have always done it myself, but I would be willing to bet it will cost lot less than new transmission!

I would not delay the AT oil change another mile.
05-21-2017, 12:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 487
Posted By arto_wa

Who knows what went wrong, but maybe little late...

Who knows what went wrong, but maybe little late for fluid change...
05-20-2017, 12:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,546
Posted By arto_wa

By "better performance" do you mean quicker...

By "better performance" do you mean quicker acceleration?

If so, would it not be easier to sell it and just buy used E-Class with the most powerful gasoline engine you can find?
05-19-2017, 12:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 487
Posted By arto_wa

Haynes manual for 2002 - 2010 E-Class Diesel...

Haynes manual for 2002 - 2010 E-Class Diesel (ISBN 978 0 85733 710 8) covers AT removal and installation step by step.

You can find paperback on Amazon etc. starting around $20 or so.

There are...
05-07-2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 322
Posted By arto_wa

I would check these also: ...

I would check these also:

http://www.autohausaz.com/

http://www.pelicanparts.com/Mercedes-Benz/index-SC.htm
04-25-2017, 10:13 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 35,592
Posted By arto_wa

It's lot of repairs for car with only 129,000...

It's lot of repairs for car with only 129,000 miles on it!


:rolleyes:
04-24-2017, 09:11 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 35,592
Posted By arto_wa

Sorry, but that is more repair then I would...

Sorry, but that is more repair then I would expect for a car with only 129,000 miles in my opinion.

:shakehead
Forum: Diesel Forum
04-18-2017, 03:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,024
Posted By arto_wa

I have read some of it and don't know what to...

I have read some of it and don't know what to say.

Liqui Moly is a German company making for example "MB-Approval 229.51" Liqui Moly TopTech 4200 oil and they have been in oil and MoS2 additive...
Forum: Diesel Forum
04-17-2017, 02:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,024
Posted By arto_wa

Have any of you experience with one of these or...

Have any of you experience with one of these or similar additives?

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/539x835/80-mos2_29f23d590c8c2d869e1a7d6e596ccf18c82e43ac.jpg
04-17-2017, 02:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 667
Posted By arto_wa

It should be fine to get suitable one from a...

It should be fine to get suitable one from a reputable dealer in Hong Kong, but you should make sure it can be adjusted to North American AM/FM "tuning steps".

The Europeans and Asians use...
Forum: Diesel Forum
03-31-2017, 12:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,024
Posted By arto_wa

Only a hunch, but I suspect wear in the long...

Only a hunch, but I suspect wear in the long camshaft timing chain...
Forum: Diesel Forum
03-30-2017, 08:17 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 13,845
Posted By arto_wa

Here are couple of my recent oil analysis...

Here are couple of my recent oil analysis reports.

The one dated today is after 7,600 miles of mostly highway driving.
According to Blackstone all values are good, however I still don't like the...
Forum: Diesel Forum
03-30-2017, 07:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,024
Posted By arto_wa

[QUOTE=arto_wa;7026506]Here is my recent oil...

[QUOTE=arto_wa;7026506]Here is my recent oil report.

I am little concerned about the iron content and will most likely switch to Pentosin High Performance II 5W-40 (also 229.51) during the next...
03-29-2017, 10:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 941
Posted By arto_wa

All I can say is I use it in old off-road...

All I can say is I use it in old off-road equipment like 1960 bulldozer with 2-stroke Detroit Diesel engine, mid 80's Diesel powered farm tractor, as well as the old Ford F-250 Diesel pickup.

...
03-24-2017, 06:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 704
Posted By arto_wa

New "Genuine Mercedes-Benz" Power Steering...

New "Genuine Mercedes-Benz" Power Steering Proportioning Valve $405 at online vendor!


http://cdn1.pelicanparts.com/catalog/images/Connect-Images/2114600984-M22.jpg
Proportioning Valve


...
03-20-2017, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 497
Posted By arto_wa

My year 2008 manual does not actually say...

My year 2008 manual does not actually say anything about reservoir replacement:

"US Service 8 at every 150,000 miles or 15 years
Replace coolant"

(Footnote says: "Service 8 at 150,000 miles...
03-17-2017, 07:16 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 323,300
Posted By arto_wa

Shifting at a high Rpm - is it working OK...

Shifting at a high Rpm - is it working OK otherwise?

If so, check the setting of the C/S button by the sifter (assuming you car has one like mine does?). Select comfort setting.
Forum: Diesel Forum
03-17-2017, 07:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 45,295
Posted By arto_wa

It's pretty disturbing to hear worn out timing...

It's pretty disturbing to hear worn out timing chain at under 100,000 miles - they should last the lifetime of the engine if they were made of proper materials, sized and lubricated properly.

Any...
Forum: Diesel Forum
03-13-2017, 07:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 45,295
Posted By arto_wa

Thank you for the excellent write-up! I hope...

Thank you for the excellent write-up!

I hope to avoid future chain replacment on mine (137,500 miles on now) and am curious - how many miles on this 2012 GL 350 Bluetec?
03-05-2017, 01:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,549
Posted By arto_wa

Here is a link to pretty good instructions...

Here is a link to pretty good instructions starting on page 1. in case you have not already read this:

...
03-01-2017, 11:17 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 323,300
Posted By arto_wa

Go to first post on page 1. at the beginning of...

Go to first post on page 1. at the beginning of this thread (08-30-2010) and read the six pdf attachments with detailed instructions please.
Forum: Diesel Forum
02-28-2017, 05:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 862
Posted By arto_wa

I can confirm - mine was made 09/07 and it has...

I can confirm - mine was made 09/07 and it has DPF

:y
02-25-2017, 12:00 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 35,592
Posted By arto_wa

However, he managed to sell you a car... :o:

However, he managed to sell you a car...

:o:
02-20-2017, 12:11 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 323,300
Posted By arto_wa

OK I understand, however the "Mercedes Benz...

OK I understand, however the "Mercedes Benz Maintenance Booklet" for my 2008 E320 with 3.0 Bluetech and 722.902 transmission clearly states:

US Service 20 once at 40,000 miles
Automatic...
02-20-2017, 09:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 941
Posted By arto_wa

It will reduce wear in parts that get their...

It will reduce wear in parts that get their lubrication from the fuel.

In the previous post I was referring to this type of injection pump:
...
02-19-2017, 08:54 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 323,300
Posted By arto_wa

You should be able to download the maintenance...

You should be able to download the maintenance schedule from here:

https://www.mbusa.com/mercedesme/index
02-05-2017, 11:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 981
Posted By arto_wa

Here is what they are in 2008 W211: ...

Here is what they are in 2008 W211:

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/368x282/80-back_covers_539e5a238ac075bd67b6e50496e8afb153ba27e4.jpg

Back cover

...
02-04-2017, 11:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By arto_wa

Was there something wrong with the factory HU?

Was there something wrong with the factory HU?
Forum: Diesel Forum
01-30-2017, 02:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,129
Posted By arto_wa

Coasting downhill in neutral would be even...

Coasting downhill in neutral would be even better...
Forum: Diesel Forum
01-30-2017, 10:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,129
Posted By arto_wa

I hope nobody is taking the 25 mpg...

I hope nobody is taking the 25 mpg seriously...:evil:
01-29-2017, 10:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 279
Posted By arto_wa

I have driven about 12,000 miles since buying...

I have driven about 12,000 miles since buying 2008 W211 BlueTec in August and the average mileage for all of that was exactly 33 mpg (manual check).
That includes driving on highway, city,...
01-28-2017, 10:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 491
Posted By arto_wa

These clamps are well worth checking into for the...

These clamps are well worth checking into for the filter end:
...
01-25-2017, 03:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 415
Posted By arto_wa

Both look good but make sure you get radio with...

Both look good but make sure you get radio with AM & FM tuning steps for North American stations. Anything shipped directly from China or H.K. etc. should be double checked before ordering.
...
01-25-2017, 01:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 415
Posted By arto_wa

I just sent you a private message with a link to...

I just sent you a private message with a link to well known nationwide vendor!
01-25-2017, 08:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,929
Posted By arto_wa

Thanks, I was not aware my W211 has a speed...

Thanks, I was not aware my W211 has a speed sensitive volume in it - at least I had not noticed it working!

According to Comand manual it does have it but I did not see instructions how to...
01-24-2017, 03:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,929
Posted By arto_wa

OK thanks, I bought used iPod 5th generation...

OK thanks, I bought used iPod 5th generation since my car came with the 30 pin connector for it.

It seems to recharge through the same cable and so far it works great.

Music playback in the...
01-24-2017, 10:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,929
Posted By arto_wa

Just curious to know what did you plug in to the...

Just curious to know what did you plug in to the new aux cord - iPod or something else?

Is it working as you expected?
01-24-2017, 10:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,060
Posted By arto_wa

Well, the OP asked for free advice and he got...

Well, the OP asked for free advice and he got pretty good advice but we have not heard from him since...

:nix:
01-22-2017, 11:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,038
Posted By arto_wa

I am not sure about OP's car since it is 2006...

I am not sure about OP's car since it is 2006 W211 but for my 2008 the original M-B sales brochure says:

"Rack-and-pinion with vehicle-speed-sensitive power assist. Turning circle: 37.4 ft...
01-22-2017, 01:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,038
Posted By arto_wa

The steering in my 2008 W211 has exactly the same...

The steering in my 2008 W211 has exactly the same problem and is identical to how you have described.

So far I have not found much information in these forums.

I flushed it with Pentosin CHF...
01-20-2017, 09:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,060
Posted By arto_wa

For music I bought used iPod Touch from eBay...

For music I bought used iPod Touch from eBay vendor for $50 and connected it to the Aux wire that was already in the glove box. The connector is the flat type used before lightning type.
For me it...
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