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I accidentally put diesel in a gas tank and drove like for 2 blocks.then it stoped.it does start up but does it completely. And si
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why wont my ml350 start
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2011:C300 in limp mode
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While driving, after slowing down, not often but sometimes, when I press on the gas, car doesn't accelerate but RMPs go up. Why?
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Check engine light on error code p0128
If you cleared codes and code P0128 still came back then replace coolant sensor and retest system after clearing codes.
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Brake Pulsation
You may have a bent rotor hub. This can be checked with a dial indicator gage and if hub is bent more than 10 thousands of an inch it will cause the rotor to move back and forth and cause...
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My Mercedes 2011 W212 coolant tank water is leaking into the Cylinder number 2
If you are sure that the leak is into an actual cylinder in the cylinder block, then obviously some disassembly will be required to pinpoint the cause and effect the required repairs. If the leak is due to a defective...
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Oil leak in ML350 2007
Repairing oil leaks requires the replacement of gaskets, seals, and o-rings and such work can be performed on all models by any competent automobile mechanic. Unless you have already received a detailed and authoritative diagnosis (identification) of all the leak...
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How often should change oil 2003 c240 Mercedes-Benz
Hi Kelvin. Thanks for contacting us tonight. Mercedes recommends having the engine oil and filter replaced every 5,000 miles. However, with an older engine above 250,000 miles, you should probably change the oil and filter every 3,500 miles to extend...
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GL450 has no power. It’s completely dead.
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i want to replace engine mounts of 2008 c300 4matic, so let me know how many and where engine mounts are on the car
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I replaced my DCM unit but problem is only solved with Car in on position
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2008 mbenz 300 4matic blower motor cover slides up and down repeatedly for 15min or more after shutting engine off and removing ke
Hi Vicki. Thanks for contacting us today. I think this is an example where a Mercedes-Benz specialist is better served to recommend the right repair, as this should be inspected personally by the mechanic to recommend the right repair. I...
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Oil leak
This suggests you may have a leak resulting from a failing gasket somewhere in your engine. As you know, there are many different places in your motor that are sealed by gaskets. I would suggest narrowing this down by placing...
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Drove thru water mechanic said engine not hydrolocked but need starter, starter put on now need new engine
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2010 Mercedes C300. Car will start, but steering wheel is locked and red battery light is on dashboard
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The gas pedal needs to be fully pushed in order to touch the Button sensor. It does "click".
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Bad Starter?
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No start
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My mercedes c300 says collision prevention assist plus inoperative
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