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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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.
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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Glow Plug
Hello. The starting issue you are having could very well be caused by the glow plug circuit. It may not be the glow plugs themselves (although it could be), but rather the wires and other parts of the circuit involved....
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Car is losing power and shaking
Hello. Your intuition is correct. Your vibration is caused by a failing "flex disk", a large rubber and steel "doughnut" which connects the transmission and driveshaft, and acts as a u-joint to allow flexing as the engine and transmission move...
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Sluggish power & oil light cam on saying that it's low. I just had the oil changed
Hello. If the oil level was low, then it will cause these codes (P0016 and P0017) to appear. The variable valve timing system on this vehicle is controlled with oil pressure so when the oil level is low or if...
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shift problem
Hi there. The issue with your shift problems are the shift range selector sensor on the transmission has failed. Remove the range selector sensor on the transmission and replace it with a new one. The contacts were shorted inside the...
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Clogged manifold intake runner bank 1 2005 Mercedes C230 Turbo
Hi - the clogged intake is a long-term "carbon clogging" from the turbocharger/EGR valve operation. The manifold must be removed, disassembled, cleaned and reinstalled. Tedious, and requires moderate DIYr skills. Unfortunately, this is not a service YourMechanic offers at this...
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why does my car keep stalling when i come to a stop today it just turned off and now it wont start i already changed the fuel pump
Hi there. If you tested the fuel pump and noticed that it was not "humming" that's either an indication of a fuel pump electrical relay (as you suggested) or a fuse that is broken. It could also indicate that the...
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The timing belt broke while I was driving. Can a mechanic estimate what additional damage the broken belt caused upfront?
The vehicle information you provided is for a vehicle that has a timing chain no a timing belt. If the timing chain broke while you were driving, then the engine must be replaced preferably by the dealer for the bet...

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