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Need radio code
Hi there. You may have to call your local dealer and supply the vehicle ID number to them so you can get the code if there is one. The dealer may need to remove the radio and get the code...
Car doesn't start
Hi there, thanks for writing in. I'd be happy to help. This suggests you have a vacuum leak or some kind of fuel supply issue. I recommend checking the injector voltage to be sure they are getting the correct amount...
There is no power to my power windows. The motors are not broken.
Hello. If all of the windows stopped working at the same time, then there is a power supply problem. It can be as simple as a main switch or it may be the control module. I usually start by checking...
Leaking Hydro oil on drivers side mid car. Can this be a line and if so can just the line be replaced?
It sounds like you may have a blown power steering pressure line or rack and pinion leak. The system will need to be inspected to detect where the leak is coming from before the proper repairs can be diagnosed. You...
I have been experiencing a lack of power at acceleration that does gradually increase. Is it my fuel filter?
Hello. There are cases where a dirty fuel filter can cause engine performance issues, if it is dirty to the point of obstructing flow. If it has not been changed, I would recommend changing it as it could possibly be...
Lowering my car
Lowering your car impacts numerous functional areas of your suspension (amount of flexibility when driving over a bump), steering (reducing the steering angle available, or interference of the tire with bodywork), brakes, suspension alignment (and tire life!), reduced ground clearance...
Have e320 2000 Mercedes Benz getting code p1491 and check engine light on.
This code is related to the pressure in the AC system and suggests that it is too high. When this happens it is usually a result of some kind of blockage in the system. There is also a pressure sensor...
What does it mean when a 1999 Mercedes-Benz shuts off when the headlights are turned on?
This is a common problem when the crankshaft position sensor is faulty. This is a small sensor on the front of the motor down near the crankshaft that monitors crankshaft speed which is relayed to the main computer to control...
orange triangle blinking in dashboard lightsystem
Hi there, thanks for writing in about your 1999 Mercedes E320. Most common cause in Mercedes of that era is the brake light switch. I would have a diagnostic run on the warning light in order to be certain of...
Rich run, bad start, sometimes white smoke
The white smoke is a bit worrisome - usually an indicator of a blown headgasket, which will also cause rough running, especially at low speeds from a compression imbalance. The throttle position sensor may also be sending "off" signals to...
knocking and loud engine sound and poor acceleration.
Hello there, many faults will cause your 1994 Mercedes-Benz E320 to have a knocking sound and smoke. The most common is low oil level, spark plugs, fuel pump, plug wires, low oil pressure, piston rings, or engine mechanical damage. This...
Code P0170
Hi, thanks for writing in. The OBD-II Error Code P-0170 indicates that the powertrain control module is detecting a fuel trim that is outside the range of specification set by the vehicle’s manufacturer. This can mean a negative fuel trim...
Engine turns over but car won't start
Have the vehicle checked to see if the following cooling system issues need to be serviced: Coolant leak Faulty water pump Faulty thermostat Faulty radiator A thorough test of the cooling system will...
the automatic seats switch for recline and headrest are not working the rest are OK
There are a few possible problems here, none of which can be tested without physically being with the car. Its possible that the switch for the power seats has failed, which could cause the issues you're describing. It could also...
I have a 2004 Mercedes Benz E320. Car will not start. No crank either. Battery checked out fine.
Hi, thanks for writing in. I think your best bet would be to have a technician check the vehicle. The shifter issue may be either the brake light switch, or the transmission control module. It can all me related to...
There is trouble locking the left rear passenger door - 1995 Mercedes-Benz E320
Hello and thank you for contacting YourMechanic. Open the left passenger rear door and check to see what setting the child lock is on. If the lock is not on and it is set to unlock, then move the lever...
One rear wheel warmer than the other, making scraping squeaking noise, started to vibrate when going faster
Hey there. It sounds like the hub may not have been pressed all the way into the bearing on installation. It's an easy mistake to make. Pressing in the hub takes a tremendous amount of force so it's sometimes hard...
Why does my car vibrate so much when I am at a complete stop
There are many possible causes for this symptom; there could be a vacuum leak, or the car may simply need a tune-up. It would probably be best to have a certified mechanic take a look at the car and perform...
noisy engine
A brake replacement on your Mercedes-Benz is a fairly simple repair that our mechanics can do for you. We use quality parts, including Zimmerman rotors and high performance Pagid brake pads. You can also request Mercedes factory pads if you...
How to disconnect the factory alarm box
Hi, thanks for writing in. The factory alarm system is integrated into the modules of the vehicle and cannot be bypassed. If they could, then this would defeat the original purpose to stop theft of the vehicle. You will need...

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