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i plugged my negative cable on my mercedes 2008 c300 before positive what could i have messed up
As long as you did not reverse the polarity of the battery (i.e., connect the negative terminal of the battery to the positive side of the vehicle electrical system and connect the positive terminal of the battery to the vehicle...
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My car jerks when i put it on R/D and also there is a 2 seconds delay when i put it on reverse ( gear takes 2 seconds to engage )
The transmission has electronic controls as does the engine. It's possible there is an electronic issue. A faulty transmission control module can give symptoms like you are experiencing. The brake light switch can also cause issues. On modern cars, the...
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When i switch to R/D the car jerks, also there is 2 second delay for the gear to engage! No faulty codes, what might be the proble
Hi there. In most cases this issue is due to an obstruction of fluid inside the transmission hydraulic lines.Typically flushing the transmission fluid and replacing the filter will resolve this issue. However, it could also be due to a shift...
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Can you work on a 2003 ML500 Mercedes?
YourMechanic's professional staff work on all makes and models including the full range of Mercedes-Benz models. With regard to the noise, a possibility is a faulty CV axle but there are other possible causes of the noise you are describing,...
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My car accelerates too quickly when I apply throttle and I am receiving poor fuel economy numbers
The acceleration you are experiencing is normal. The car has a large, very powerful engine and was designed to reach 60 MPH in less than 4 seconds which is exceptional. The gas mileage you are reporting is at the lower...
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2001 Mercedes S500 stuck in antitheft mode
Your car will need to be scanned by the Mercedes appropriate equipment like the SDS or the Baum tool. Not all independent shops go to the expense to equip themselves with such expensive stuff so you might end up having...
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engine cooling fan keeps running after car is turn ed off. New fan installed. problem still happens. aslo coolant and temperatu
A fault with a fuse would more likely result in non operation rather than continuous operation. ECM's rarely go bad, indeed of the ones "claimed" to be bad, that is of those sent in as warranty returns, based on surveys...
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What is your opinion on buying a Mercedes CLK 350 with 191K miles on it that was maintained by 1 local dealership
Hello. I would also need to know the year of the vehicle to be able to give you a really good assessment of the vehicle. From my experience with the CLK350 though, when you reach near 200,000 miles you would...
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My E350 is making a loud humming noise but it you can't hear it outside the car.
Hi There, This may be caused by a couple of different things such as a water pump that may be starting to fail or possibly an alternator that is beginning to go bad. Either of these will produce a bit...
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Hesitation when accelerating
Hi There, It sounds like you are describing the symptoms of a failing throttle position sensor. The throttle position sensor monitors the throttle position of the throttle plate inside the throttle body in relation to your foot position on the...
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Stalling when reaching operating temperature
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a faulty coolant temperature sensor. This may cause the motor to be supplied with too much fuel as the computer will have trouble determining when the cold start enrichment process will need...
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Mass Air flow sensor
Hi There, What you are describing sounds like a dirty or faulty mass air flow sensor. The mass air flow sensor monitors air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the motor. This sensor relays...
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04 Mercedes E55 AMG - 72k miles - well serviced. Power steering is occasionally hard to resistant when making certain deep left t
Hello there. If the vehicle is pulling to the right, and you are experiencing some power steering resistance when turning left, I would suspect that you have a front end suspension alignment issue as opposed to a power steering system...
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Spark Plugs Replacement cause P0170 and P0173?
Hello, thank you for using our service and writing in. The fuel trim codes you are pulling are more likely to pertain to the ignition coil than the spark plugs. However these codes are also associated with the mass airflow...
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Hi Jay I would like to know when I need to change Brakes Pads and Rotors on my 2014GLK 350. I was given these for the Front Rotors
The brake pads are replaced, and the rotors either resurfaced or replaced, when the friction material on the pads has worn down to about 1.5 mm above the steel backing plate of the pad. You can often visually determine the...
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Distronic plus, parktronic inoperative, pre-safe limited, ECS off during driving.
Hello, thank you for writing in. There are two possibilities that are most likely at this point. Either the run-up caused the issue, or an underlying issue caused the need for a tune-up. The best place to start is to...
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New freon, AC groans. Cold only some minutes in morning.
Hi there. What you've described can be caused by multiple AC system components, but I would lean towards the AC clutch cycling switch. The AC clutch cycling switch is a very important component to a modern vehicle’s AC system. It...
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Reset AdBlue light on a mercedes GL
Hi There, Normally, this message will go away on its own after driving the vehicle for 5-10 miles. When you fill the tank, be sure to fill it to the top and it should relearn the new level of fluid...
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check enginelight is on and the gas range fluctuates often even after i changed the gas cap and had a smoke test done
Codes can't be the "basis" for replacing ANY part on a car. Codes ONLY provide clues to mechanics as to the origin of a fault and the ONLY use of these clues is they permit identification of the parts and...

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