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Car shudders whenever I brake at a speed of 60-70 mph
The control arm bushings need to be checked. Worn out control arm bushings will change the toe setting at higher speeds, causing the front tires to fight one another. It will also cause a feathering wear to occur on the...
Found oil in the water reservoir
Generally a pink milky fluid in the coolant indicates a leak between the transmission cooler and radiator. It is very possible the radiator has failed. Both the coolant system and transmission should be flushed to prevent cross contamination of fluids...
Sunroof won't close properly
There are some minor adjustments that can be made in relation between the sunroof height and the sunroof cassette. One thing to note: if the adjustment is done improperly it can damage the cassette, sunroof, or both, which could be...
Car doesn't recognize the key when it's inserted
There are several common possible issues. Low battery voltage can cause this type of situation to occur. Another possibility is a problem in the drive authorization system. The key itself is also something to consider. The drive authorization system needs...
Squeaking in cabin
Good question. I believe you have a ground issue within your speakers or radio. In my experience, even if the radio isn't playing you may get a high pitch noise in the cab of your vehicle. If you have an...
Car misfires and fumbles during acceleration but regains pace. - 2003 Mercedes Benz C230
Hi! The symptoms you describe sound like a misfire caused by ignition components. Running ok until a heavy load is put on the engine, then stumbling and misfiring is typical of an ignition-related misfire. Spark plugs, wires, or coils are...
trying to remove the passenger wing mirror cover
The first thing to do is to fold the mirror assembly in toward the car to access the back side. Then use a medium flat tip screw driver and insert it about three inches into the half moon hole near...
battery alternator light still on even though i have a new battery and alternator
If you check the big black cable from the alternator to the battery and there is no voltage with the engine off, then that cable needs to be replaced. On the transmission bell housing, that cable has a 175 amp...
rough idle and misfiring at stops
Lets start with what the codes mean. P0060 - indicates that there is a network failure to the ECU. One or more control modules are not communicating. This is usually caused by a bad ECU, poor electrical connections from corrosion...
i have a 2000 Mercedes c230 kompressor
You can remove the battery the same as any other vehicle. just always remember with any vehicle, disconnect the negative cable first. If you touch any part of the the vehicle with the negative cable, nothing will go wrong. If...
The drive goes blinck and stays in first gear and it wont chenge an have to turned off to bringit back to parking
The blinking indicator means that there is an issue with the transmission. When the transmission computer detects a fault the light will blink and the gear will not shift. There is most likely mechanical damage in the transmission. I suggest...
My 206 c230 v6 engines makes some unusual notice especially when I accelerate faster
The rattling noise may be due to the mass air flow sensor causing the engine to run leaner than it should be. This would cause the engine ping noise. You should have the engine scanned to check the mass airflow...
I replaced my fuel pump 8 months ago
Policies on warranty vary from shop to shop. You would need to contact the shop that did the repair to determine if there is a warranty on the parts and/or the labor.
Maf sensor error only bank 1
I would recommend first cleaning the MAF with contact cleaner as this may just be a dirty sensor. If this does not correct the problem, I would then suggest replacing. If you would like assistance with replacing the mass airflow...
What causes failure to change gears?
Hi there, and thanks for writing in. There are many possible causes of your transmission shifting issue, though it's impossible to tell what's wrong on yours without first inspecting it. It could have a low fluid level, it could have...
The rear passenger side wheel is pointing inwards it was checked out by a mechanic and they only said its the control arm
The mechanic may be right, but sometimes the terminology gets a little hazy on the Mercedes. That rear suspension has 5 links on each rear wheel, damage to any of them can cause the wheel to point in the wrong...
The car's back rear wheel is bent as if it were hit in the back, which it was. Is the control arm damaged?
If the control arm is bent, almost certainly the wheel will be bent first, not the other way around. If you jack up the rear, block the other wheels to be sure the car can't shift or roll, put the...
Turn off consumers low battery
You will want to have the battery charged and load tested before replacing it. Since you have already replaced the alternator, the battery replacement is generally the cure for the "turn off consumer low battery" warning light. You may want...
The smart key can turn the ignition but can't start the car
Hi there. It appears that the issues you're experiencing may be caused by the ignition lock cylinder. In some newer vehicles (made after 2000) this part has multiple springs inside the cylinder that allows you to press the key forward...
How many control arms do the rear passenger side have?
Hello, The rear of these vehicles have about eight different links across the rear of the suspension including both sides. When ordering parts, you can either buy a whole kit or you must be very specific with which piece you...

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