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I have a 2006 Mercedes S500. I'm not sure if it needs a tune up or something wrong with the throttle
If you believe that your vehicle is lacking power, I would recommend having your vehicle inspected by a qualified professional to give you a run down of anything that may be wrong with it or any maintenence that is needed....
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I need to speak with Ricardo which was the mechanic on my car in March before booking next appointment. Subject Rear Brake Rotors
Hi Doug. I have forwarded your inquiry to our customer sales department to see if they can see if they are able to put you in contact with Ricardo. If you had work previously done, you should have been sent...
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My car doesnt start anymore
Hi There, This may be related to many different possibilities, but is likely related to a fuel delivery problem. In the case of a fuel delivery problem, this may be related to low fuel pressure, faulty or dirty fuel injectors,...
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I am being told that with my E350. 2006 gas tank and fuel pump are one item have to replace the whole thing $2600.00 plus
To start with, and actual fuel pump failure in a ten year old 'Benz with 130 K seems unusual, so I would want to verify the diagnosis. That said, I get conflicting reports on the need for tank replacement. There...
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fornt let malfunction service required
Hi..I can help you with that. Service and warning lights usually have quite a few different code possibilities "behind" them. Typically, a certified mechanic from YourMechanic will use a code scanner, often vehicle manufacturer specific, to download the codes that...
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Brand new Mercedes Benz Gla 220d 4matic sport 2017- 2 weeks in going around a roundabout the left front wheel ball joint dislodged
Hi there. Anytime you have a suspension problem with a brand new vehicle, your best course of action is to take it to the dealership where it was purchased and have their service department inspect or repair the issue. Although...
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Does a person have to buy rotors each time they have a brake job on a 2015 C class 300 4matic
If you don't want your 'Benz to sound like a fully loaded moving van when its coming to a stop, you will want to replace the rotors. It isn't always necessary to replace the brake rotors, but sometimes there will...
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Do the compressor supposed to always be turning if it is not turned on
If the A/C switch in the passenger compartment is turned off, any air delivered by the in-dash blower should simply be the same temperature as the passenger compartment, that is not chilled. If you have the A/C switch off and...
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Our family car is a 1986 Mercedes and someone modified it with an audio jack. How do I use that to listen to music with an aux?
Hi there. It really depends on how this accessory was hooked up originally as to whether or not you can listen with headphones. However, without knowing exactly how they hooked this system up, or what accessory line they used, it's...
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Dave, are you near Huntington Beach? I am looking for a mechanic for my 2004 met 230K sport. It has 80,000mi on it. I have a cou
YourMechanic serves all of Huntington Beach. Repetitive fuse failures are caused by an underlying fault that exists in the circuit, such as overloading (perhaps due to binding parts causing motor overload) and short circuits. To resolve the seat control issue,...
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Do you work on Old Mercedes Benz?
It will depend on what kind of work you will be needing. Most maintenance like brakes, filters, belts or most window or body electrical repairs can be done by most mechanics. If you need diesel engine repairs then it will...
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Went out to start my 2001 E 320 turned the key and there was a loud snapping noise like a short circuit. Now the instruments stil
Hi there. It's actually a problem with vehicles over 10 to 15 years of age in general. What typically occurs is that the ignition relay will be come damaged after years of continual wear and tear. This is most likely...
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Battery is not charging properly
Hi There, Lifter noise may be a result of a bad rocker arm, a bad valve stem tip or potentially a push rod being clogged. In some cases with hydraulic lifters, the springs inside the lifters can eventually fail or...
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Over filled oil
Hi there. I can honestly say that I have actually done this myself - once. The best way to resolve this issue is to complete a full oil and filter change to begin. This will allow your engine, oil galley...
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I have a power steering issue after doing a donut. The pump no longer assists at idle, only when the rpms are up. No leaks and fl
Hello, thank you for writing in. The power steering pump has likely failed. The pump gets its power from the drive belt, if it is tight, the power steering pump should be supplying plenty of hydraulic pressure at idle speeds....
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I've Mercedes ml350 and I was driving g under heavy rain the next day my signal lights, wiper blades, power seat stop working
Hello, thank you for writing in. The passenger (right) side of the vehicle (on yours and a lot of other vehicles) holds a computer system behind the fender (just under the floorboard). This is the box that controls the power...
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I live in Oakland, CA and mechanic told me it would be 3300.00 to replace fuel pump which is inside tank why so much
Hi there. One of the drawbacks of modern technology and upscale vehicles is the cost of replacement parts and the cost of service replacement. May mechanic shops tend to elevate their profit margin for servicing Mercedes, BMW, Porsche and other...
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Can I put the 2013 Mercedes benz S550 on my 2007 Mercedes benz S550?
Hi there. I believe the connections on these two years are different, so the swap would not work if this was the case. You might want to verify this with a MB dealership to see if the parts are interchangeable....
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1999 c230 wont go into any gear and grinding noise when putting into park
The transmission needs to be overhauled or replaced. The internal main final drive gears are broken causing no gear engagement. Have the transmission replaced and or repaired and overhauled.
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Replaced radiator fan with battery disconnected, when I hooked everything back up I had no electrical power at all.
Hi there. It's quite possible that you have a damaged main electrical relay. It is always advised to remove both the negative and positive battery terminals, as the negative is a ground connection. This may have caused the relay to...

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