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What type of engine oil I need to change for my Mercedes E400 2013
Hi There, Your vehicle should use the 5W40 synthetic motor oil. You will want to verify with your local Mercedes dealer to be certain, but that is usually standard for that model.
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I have a 2008 s550 Mercedes Benz. I'm having a hesitant/vibration in between shifts at a moderate acceleration.
Hello. The most common cause of this is a failure in the drive shaft coupling. The coupling begins to fail and this occurs. I would have this checked by a shop that specializes in this as it can be difficult...
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Motor won't rev past 3,000rpm
It sounds like you may have a crankshaft position sensor that may be on the verge of failing. A crankshaft position sensor is an electronic device used to monitor the position or rotational speed of the crankshaft. This information is...
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Will a repair shop repair body damage after molding put over vehicle damage
Hi there. Every repair facility has unique guidelines or policies in regards to completing auto body repairs or services. However, there are very few body repair shops that will complete body panel covering products as you've described; as it might...
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Hi i have a 1999 c class 220 cdi for 3 weeks now and i have a problem because didn pass the emissions test because black smoke
Remove the intake tube near the turbo so you can look inside the vanes of the turbo for oil residue from a leaking turbo oil seals? Make sure the air filter is new also. If turbo has oil in it...
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Hi, I have a shifting problem with my car. When I shift in between gears it jerks. Plus I can't go past 60 mph.
Anytime your vehicle is not shifting or loses power there is a major problem and should be looked at as soon as possible to prevent additional damage to other components. I would recommend limited driving at speeds below 50 mph...
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Is it easy enough to clean the throttle body myself
Hi There, Cleaning the throttle body is an easy enough job depending on your mechanical abilities and access to the proper tools. Keep in mind, this may vary depending on the type of car as well as some vehicles have...
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I need ECU, but my car original speedometer is in km that say they will program it in miles using that actual miles, will it work
You will not have an issue with the replacement ECU going between miles and KM. It will still read correctly.
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How do you know if my car Mercedez benz c230 needs a head gasket ?
Hi there. A damaged head gasket is typically the damage caused by an overheating issue - and typically not the source of the initial problem. In most cases, overheating is caused by a radiator leak, clogged cooling lines, damaged water...
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2017 mercedes e300 with 17K miles shakes while idling with AC on. Why?
This is normal when the AC is on. The air conditioning compressor requires torque from the belt system on the engine to power it. When the AC is off, the compressor clutch does not activate, meaning the AC is not...
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Does 2007 Mercedes E350 have spark plug wires?
Hi there. This video would actually be very good for you to watch to see how this system is assembled on the BMW E250 and how to change the spark plugs.
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98 mercedes e320 makes a loud popping noise in drivers side when turning or correcting turn.
What you are describing sounds like a failing CV joint. A CV (Constant Velocity) joint is a shaft that connects the transmission to the wheels, essentially transferring the power from the drive train directly to the wheels. The CV joint...
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Bad misfire
Hi there. An engine misfiring can be caused by multiple component failures, ranging from fuel injectors that are not firing correctly, clogged with carbon deposits or electrical connections to the injectors being damaged. It's also possible that ignition system components...
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I have a mercedes c280 and the ac control module started releasing smoke as soon as we turn on the car. It had a burning smell. Af
Hi there. What you have described is not a normal 'symptom' of AC system failure. It's possible that an electrical relay has been damaged or perhaps some debris (like paper or a leaf) has found its way into the AC...
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I HAVE A HIGH IDLE AT RUNNING TEMP; IF CAR IS PUT IN PARK THE IDLE CLIMBS AS HIGH AS 1700 RPMS
Hi there. Generally speaking, a high idling engine is caused by a failure of the idle control valve or a vacuum leak. It's also possible that the throttle body is damaged. You might want to have a professional mechanic come...
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86 mercedes benz 300e heat always on in the car wont turn off
It sounds like you may have a problem with the heater controls or potentially a blower motor that may be faulty or have a failing blower motor resistor that may be causing the blower motor to remain on constantly. ...
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Leak 2003 Mercedes s600
Hi there. It's possible that the source of the fluid leak is coming from that storage tank, one of the connections to the tank or even a loose or damaged brake line. Without being there to physically inspect the car...
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2002 Mercedes c40 revs high and stuck in gear. Mechanic says has to replace electronic module B4 knowing if transmission is bad.
This could get pretty complicated. What you have been told is plausible, but I'm not quite ready to buy it. But I can say for sure that the selector module is a common failure on a Mercedes with 100 thousand...
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Want start
Hi There, This may be related to many different possibilities, some of which may be related to a lack of spark or possibly timing issues and some of which may be related to a fuel delivery problem or a combination...

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