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01-24-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 729
Posted By loudbmw

Does the rusty pulley look like this? ...

Does the rusty pulley look like this?
...
01-21-2019, 03:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 729
Posted By loudbmw

I replace two idler pulleys and serpentine belt...

I replace two idler pulleys and serpentine belt on my '09 E350 with 90,000 miles. The pulley and spring on the tensioner seemed OK so I left it as is. Started her up and the new belt squeaked like...
01-10-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,912
Posted By loudbmw

I replace two idler pulleys and serpentine belt...

I replace two idler pulleys and serpentine belt on my '09 E350 with 90,000 miles. The pulley and spring on the tensioner seemed OK so I left it as is. Started her up and the new belt squeaked like...
01-10-2019, 06:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 473
Posted By loudbmw

I had the "it starts fine when it's cold and...

I had the "it starts fine when it's cold and won't when it's hot" issue on my 05 C320 at 110,000 miles.

I replaced the crankshaft position sensor with a Bosch OEM. The problem has not returned,...
11-22-2018, 03:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 818
Posted By loudbmw

First question is if you really need a Certified...

First question is if you really need a Certified Pre-Owned versus a non-Certified one that has significant warranty left. That alone can save you some significant dollars. Another is if you really...
10-29-2018, 02:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By loudbmw

I have a 2013 C250 which just hit 65,000 miles. ...

I have a 2013 C250 which just hit 65,000 miles. It has been rock solid with no unscheduled maintenance except for one issue fixed while under still warranty.

The one issue was rare, on very long...
10-24-2018, 04:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 457
Posted By loudbmw

https://mbworld.org/forums/c-class-w205/680639-clo...

https://mbworld.org/forums/c-class-w205/680639-closing-deal-15-c300-wrist-pin-issues.html
09-02-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 592
Posted By loudbmw

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

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/300x300/epoxy_a1d8346cecfaca0af32576d0b7852f20dfbfb15e.jpgVersachem 90214 Plastic Tank Radiator Repair Kit This worked well to fix the small...
08-21-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 592
Posted By loudbmw

Leaking Fuel Tank

My 2005 C320 has a small fuel tank leak.
Does anyone know what the part is that's leaking or how to fix without dropping the tank?
It doesn't appear to be connected to anything.

Lou
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06-08-2018, 06:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,240
Posted By loudbmw

My TPMS batteries died at the 8 year mark on my...

My TPMS batteries died at the 8 year mark on my E350. Costco quoted me about $80 per wheel installed. I was in need of 2 rear tires at the time and went to Discount Tire. The manager offered to...
03-24-2018, 08:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,910
Posted By loudbmw

160,000 miles on my '05 C320 when front right...

160,000 miles on my '05 C320 when front right turn signal lamp would stay on even with car shut off and key removed.

Replaced the under hood drivers side fuse box, part number 209 545 14 01 from a...
02-13-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 432
Posted By loudbmw

I'm guessing the '05 E and C class have the same...

I'm guessing the '05 E and C class have the same steering wheel height adjuster, so this may be of some help.
...
07-20-2017, 03:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,958
Posted By loudbmw

Just replaced 4 TPMS sensors on my '09 E350

My '09 E350 is equipped with the low line TPMS which just tells you if a tire is low. The TPMS systems dash light came on last month indicating a system malfunction. Costco had quoted me around $80...
07-17-2017, 11:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,167
Posted By loudbmw

The Transmission Plug Adapter was known for...

The Transmission Plug Adapter was known for leaking on the 722.6 transmission. Around $20 for the part. I don't about the 722.9 transmission.
07-12-2017, 05:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,320
Posted By loudbmw

If your steering wheel height adjuster still...

If your steering wheel height adjuster still works, do yourself a favor and deactivate the enter/exit auto steering wheel height feature. You can still change the height anytime as long as it's not...
03-26-2017, 08:14 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 98,911
Posted By loudbmw

I visited the dealer three times for the same...

I visited the dealer three times for the same issue on my 2013 C250, loss of power when accelerating, always when driving on long trips to Florida. New software, plugs and coil packs didn't solve...
03-26-2017, 08:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 9,066
Posted By loudbmw

Less complicated solution if you don't care to change height again

My son's '05 C320 has had the steering wheel at its lowest position for some time due to the broken "dog bone" part described above.

Looking at the photos, I could access the broken part by...
10-19-2016, 03:18 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 98,911
Posted By loudbmw

My 2013 has been at the dealer three times in the...

My 2013 has been at the dealer three times in the past year for the same issue. 2013 C250 with 37,000 miles.

Always during a long trip, car will misfire when accelerating from on-ramp or when...
08-31-2016, 04:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By loudbmw

While not the exact same bulb, I had a similar...

While not the exact same bulb, I had a similar issue:

https://mbworld.org/forums/c-class-w203/626881-05-c320-turn-signal-stuck-fixed.html

Good luck.
08-17-2016, 01:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 925
Posted By loudbmw

First, most extended warranties do not cover...

First, most extended warranties do not cover normal maintenance (i.e. brakes, batteries, flushes). An important factor in purchasing an extended warranty is your ability to make repairs yourself. ...
06-02-2016, 10:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 741
Posted By loudbmw

Similar situation, I purchased a 2013 C250 sport...

Similar situation, I purchased a 2013 C250 sport with only 13,000 miles just about a year ago from Carmax. My wife loves the car as it had a ton of options I would have likely passed on.

Only...
05-26-2016, 08:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 317
Posted By loudbmw

05 C320 Turn Signal Stuck On - Fixed

160,000 miles on my '05 C320 when front right turn signal lamp would stay on even with car shut off and key removed.

Replaced the under hood drivers side fuse box, part number 209 545 14 01 from a...
02-28-2016, 07:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 527
Posted By loudbmw

I maintain my son's '05 C320 with 160,000 miles. ...

I maintain my son's '05 C320 with 160,000 miles. I was the original owner. The car has been very reliable with the expected items needing replacement around 120,000 miles. These included the water...
02-18-2016, 12:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 358
Posted By loudbmw

Third alternator in two years

I have a 2005 C320 Sport and am the original owner. Two years ago the original alternator died at 125,000 miles.

I bought a rebuilt replacement alternator with a lifetime warranty at Advance...
12-09-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,175
Posted By loudbmw

Same problem with my 2013 C250 with 20,000 miles....

Same problem with my 2013 C250 with 20,000 miles. Code P0301 misfire cyl 1 after following semi in rain. Problem would disappear upon restart.

Dealer checked coil and spark plug which were both...
10-30-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 17,103
Posted By loudbmw

Similar Problem On My C250

2013 C250 with 18000 miles. Check engine light came on while passing on Interstate. Same code P0301, cylinder 1 misfire. Car ran fine afterwards but check engine light stayed on.

Took it to the...
10-02-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 19,102
Posted By loudbmw

Common problem on previous model W203. Weak part...

Common problem on previous model W203. Weak part (dog bone) fails due to steering wheel height movement due to easy enter/exit feature.

Hopefully you are under warranty as it's about a $600...
07-19-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 92,959
Posted By loudbmw

Managed to move steering wheel to comfortable position

My son's '05 C320 has had the steering wheel at its lowest position for some time due to the broken part described above.

Looking at the photos, I could access the broken "dogbone" was by...
08-20-2014, 01:48 PM
10-22-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,673
Posted By loudbmw

I had the identical problem on my 2005 C320 with...

I had the identical problem on my 2005 C320 with 130,000 miles. Changing the crankshaft position sensor solved the issue (tried the camshaft position first with no luck).

My theory was the crank...
07-09-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,458
Posted By loudbmw

Here some pics from my '09 E350

https://mbworld.org/forums/e-class-w211/354860-sirius-cutting-out-3.html#post4905286
06-22-2013, 05:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 681
Posted By loudbmw

My Sirius experience 2009 E350: Two problems...

My Sirius experience 2009 E350:

Two problems for me. MSNBC would cut out for 30 seconds every now and then. Dealer replaced satellite module which fixed MSNBC.

Second problem was all channels...
03-18-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 12,796
Posted By loudbmw

My '09 E350 Sport Package Tire Mileage

I have the '09 E350 Sport Package with the staggered tire set-up. I'm obsessive and keep the tires inflated to 28 front and 31 rear (2 psi low on rear), drive mostly highway and now that I'm older,...
10-19-2012, 03:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,808
Posted By loudbmw

Only a $25 coupon for me. Could be that I have...

Only a $25 coupon for me. Could be that I have had my '09 E350 serviced elsewhere all these years (that would be me). But hey $25 is $25. Timing is good as I'm going in for dealer service Monday. ...
04-06-2012, 09:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,817
Posted By loudbmw

Since my E350 Sport runs a staggered set-up you...

Since my E350 Sport runs a staggered set-up you can't rotate front to rears. My '09 came with conti's and the road noise drove me nuts at about 20K miles.

I switched to Michelin-Pilot Sport A/S...
04-06-2012, 09:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,423
Posted By loudbmw

So a guy with a Mercedes can't have a Bimmer too?...

So a guy with a Mercedes can't have a Bimmer too?

Lou
04-01-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,423
Posted By loudbmw

2009 E350 Tapping Noise Only When Starting Engine

Slight tapping noise when I start the engine on my '09 E350 with 49K miles. It lasts only about a second and only does it if the car has been sitting for a few hours. After 2 seconds car sounds...
01-03-2012, 07:11 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 18,539
Posted By loudbmw

Similar issues on the W211 board (E350). ...

Similar issues on the W211 board (E350).

https://mbworld.org/forums/e-class-w211/354860-sirius-cutting-out-3.html

Mine would cut out the day after rain or car wash. Antenna was loose.
...
11-05-2011, 05:12 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 22,016
Posted By loudbmw

2009 E350 Loose Antenna Was Wet Inside

After three years and three unsuccessful visits to the dealer for my Sirius cutting out, I decided to take matters into my own hands. My Sirius would cut out the day after a rain or car wash. I was...
09-29-2011, 07:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,952
Posted By loudbmw

I had a similar problem on a non-MB. Bad cable...

I had a similar problem on a non-MB. Bad cable to the crank sensor.
05-25-2011, 06:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,258
Posted By loudbmw

My Autozone didn't stock the Mobil 1 0W-40 in the...

My Autozone didn't stock the Mobil 1 0W-40 in the 5-quart jug either. They did have the Mobil 1 5-quart jugs in 0W-20 for my wife's Mazda. So I saved over $20 versus quart bottles so thanks for the...
03-30-2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 18,192
Posted By loudbmw

My son now drives my '05 C350 with the same...

My son now drives my '05 C350 with the same center dash speaker problem.

Dad went with plan B - I disconnected the speaker (he never noticed).
02-20-2011, 08:42 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 22,016
Posted By loudbmw

I always had a problem with the Sirius cutting...

I always had a problem with the Sirius cutting out after the car got wet, dealer could not duplicate. Then I started losing MSNBC which was completely fixed when they replaced the Sirius radio under...
01-15-2011, 07:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 16,886
Posted By loudbmw

I have had good luck with Akebono Euro Ultra...

I have had good luck with Akebono Euro Ultra Premium Ceramic Brake Pads on my C320 and BMW 530i. I don't need them yet on my E350. Best part - no brake dust!

Lou
12-30-2010, 11:13 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 18,793
Posted By loudbmw

I had an older US E320 with the rest button and...

I had an older US E320 with the rest button and liked it a lot. Run into the store and the car was warm when you got back in for up to 20 minutes. My '09 doesn't have the button but when waiting...
12-05-2010, 01:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,909
Posted By loudbmw

While not the exact same tire, my OEM Continental...

While not the exact same tire, my OEM Continental Pro Contacts on my '09 E350 Sport Package got very noisy around 25,000 miles. Maybe would of helped if I rotated them but since the 2WD tires are...
11-24-2010, 04:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,441
Posted By loudbmw

2009 E350 with sport package. Different size...

2009 E350 with sport package. Different size front/rear setup so tires can't be rotated. I got a respectable 30K miles on the rears. Fronts look like they will go another 10K miles but the low...
11-07-2010, 09:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,162
Posted By loudbmw

I currently have a 2002 530i and a 2009 E350...

I currently have a 2002 530i and a 2009 E350 which I traded in my 2006 E for. If you like the BMW handling go for the Sport Package on the E350. It handles way better than my standard 2006 E.
...
11-01-2010, 07:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,322
Posted By loudbmw

I took a rock in mine. It very light metal and I...

I took a rock in mine. It very light metal and I took a coat hanger, made a hook and was able to pull it back to it's original shape very easily. Can't even notice it now. Try that before you go...
10-25-2010, 04:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,299
Posted By loudbmw

It's normal for the recirc. mode to shut itself...

It's normal for the recirc. mode to shut itself off after 10-15 minutes. Very useful when getting into a hot car but not desirable for long trips as you are not getting much fresh air.

If you...
10-02-2010, 08:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,433
Posted By loudbmw

There is such a thing as radial pull. I had a...

There is such a thing as radial pull. I had a case and had the car aligned twice and car still pulled to the right. Switched front tires left to right and car pulled the other way. Went back to...
06-26-2010, 02:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,917
Posted By loudbmw

Avoid the "brake by wire" years. My 2006 E350...

Avoid the "brake by wire" years. My 2006 E350 had it and Mercedes had problems with it. They extended the brake system warranty to 100,000 miles for these. Someone here should know when they...
06-18-2010, 08:26 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 22,016
Posted By loudbmw

Finally got my car back from the dealer after 3...

Finally got my car back from the dealer after 3 days for the Sirius cutting out. First they tried changing the Control Module - no luck. The they over nighted a new Sirius receiver which did the...
06-11-2010, 07:02 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 22,016
Posted By loudbmw

My '09 E350 is going in (again) for Sirius...

My '09 E350 is going in (again) for Sirius reception next week. Mine sometimes loses signal after a rain and my favorite channel 90 MSNBC loses the signal every 5 minutes on the open road. We'll...
11-08-2009, 07:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,405
Posted By loudbmw

Mercedes is quite liberal for minor scratches on...

Mercedes is quite liberal for minor scratches on lease returns. If I recall from my last lease return, if the damage is smaller than the size of a credit card, there was no charge.

Lou
11-01-2009, 11:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,695
Posted By loudbmw

Maybe a tie in my stable which has included a two...

Maybe a tie in my stable which has included a two 5 series and 4 E series.


97 E320 140,000 miles, O2 sensor, air mass sensor, head gasket leak (lived with it), differential leak (traded).
...
08-26-2009, 04:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 37,716
Posted By loudbmw

My wife's '05 C320 did the same thing. First...

My wife's '05 C320 did the same thing. First they replaced the fan control module - no change. Then the fan motor itself which seemed to work.

Lou
05-26-2009, 06:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 8,042
Posted By loudbmw

Both Remote Keys Not Working - FIXED!!!

2005 C320 with 60K miles. Got home from a weeks vacation and neither key would unlock doors in rf (radio frequency) mode. Keys did work in infrared mode if held close to driver's side door.

Put...
05-02-2009, 05:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 873
Posted By loudbmw

I just turned in my leased '06 E350 for an '09. ...

I just turned in my leased '06 E350 for an '09. I put 50,000 miles on the '06 without a single repair or complaint. I got the sport package on the '09 and like it much better than the non-sport...
11-19-2008, 05:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,288
Posted By loudbmw

Got $6,500 off a '09 E350 two weeks ago with a...

Got $6,500 off a '09 E350 two weeks ago with a MSRP of $56,295. More important was the very low money factor on the lease (.00057), low residual and buy-out of my old lease 5 months early with no...
11-13-2008, 04:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 813
Posted By loudbmw

Not much competition in my area so there may be...

Not much competition in my area so there may be better deals elsewhere.

'09 E350 Sport/Metallic Paint/P1
MSRP: $56,295 ($6,545 discount - $3.6 of which was from MB)
Down Payment: $2,500 which...
11-12-2008, 07:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 813
Posted By loudbmw

Just picked up my '09 E350 Sport/P1 on Saturday...

Just picked up my '09 E350 Sport/P1 on Saturday with the Winter Sales event lease rates. My Lease interest rate was 1.37% (.00057). They also ended my '06 E350 five months early with no penalty or...
08-28-2007, 05:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,420
Posted By loudbmw

When my lease was up on my last Mercedes they...

When my lease was up on my last Mercedes they sent me a small credit size card. Put simply, if any damage was smaller than the card they would not charge for it.

Seemed very generous to me but...
08-01-2007, 01:34 PM
Replies: 3,050
Views: 221,122
Posted By loudbmw

My '05 C320 Sport Sedan went thru the rear...

My '05 C320 Sport Sedan went thru the rear Michelins in only 18,000 miles. I replaced the rears with Kumho Ecsta ASX and have over 12,000 miles on them and they look like they will go another...
07-31-2007, 11:16 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 82,556
Posted By loudbmw

Ditto to the previous poster - you need to add...

Ditto to the previous poster - you need to add the amount of oil the owners manual says. By only replacing what you sucked out you haven't replaced any oil consumed since the last oil change and...
07-21-2007, 08:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 969
Posted By loudbmw

I had a 3 series and still own a 5 series BMW. ...

I had a 3 series and still own a 5 series BMW. Bimmer is much more a sporty ride but the E350 is the one that we love for trips. Both have been great and reliable. E350 by far for looks.

Lou
07-20-2007, 02:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,911
Posted By loudbmw

Back from the second visit to the dealer for the...

Back from the second visit to the dealer for the same problem - this time I printed out this thread and gave it to them suggesting they look at the blower regulator. They took me a little more...
07-06-2007, 08:29 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,911
Posted By loudbmw

My 2005 C320 has developed this problem also

First visit to dealer was a waste of time to fix intermitent A/C fan. It didn't do it when they had the car. So they just gave it back saying they could not verify the problem.

Car is doing it...
06-27-2007, 12:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,152
Posted By loudbmw

Home car washing a possible cause?

May be far out on this one - I always drive my car for at least a couple of blocks after washing on my driveway to dry the brakes/rotors. If you put the car away right after a wash with the brakes...
02-01-2007, 11:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,405
Posted By loudbmw

In my 1999 E320, the sloshing sound was caused by...

In my 1999 E320, the sloshing sound was caused by water trapped in the rocker panel below the doors. The drains had plugged up and trapped the water. A piece of wire cleared out the drain and...
10-26-2006, 03:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,052
Posted By loudbmw

My former '97 E320 (straight six engine) leaked...

My former '97 E320 (straight six engine) leaked badly after 100K miles. The straight sixes back then had head gaskets that failed. My former '99 E430 (V8) never dripped a single drop after six...
08-17-2006, 04:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 730
Posted By loudbmw

I currently own both a '99 BMW 528i and also a...

I currently own both a '99 BMW 528i and also a '06 Mercedes E350. Previously I have owned a '97 E320 and a '99 E430.

The '99 528i has 140,000 mi and still runs great. Doesn't burn a drop of oil...
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