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Water is getting in through the side of my window. And it filled the floors of my drivers seat and the seat behind with water.
It sounds like you may have some weather stripping that may be failing to seal the door properly resulting in the water seeping in through the door. The weather stripping is a small rubber seal type strip that runs around...
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What is the cost of replacing spark plugs in a 2006 Mercedes Benz SLK 280?
You can obtain the exact written quote that you desire, and schedule the repair to suit your needs, by simply visiting YourMechanic’s spark plug service request page. Once on that page, please click on "Get a Quote" and enter your...
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My car looses acceleration after i punch it
Hi Raymond. Thanks for contacting us today. Typically when a car loses acceleration when you "stomp on the loud pedal", it's due to a failure to ignite the existing fuel to air mixture. This is caused either by the air...
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I drive a 2007 c230, and have experienced twice...the engine stalls while driving. both times, i was able to restart it. No check
Hi Mike. Thanks for contacting us tonight. There are a few things that can cause this type of problem, ranging from a mass air flow sensor that is excessively dirty or damaged, to a loose fitting electrical connection to an...
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if I need to replace engine and transmission mounts for c230 2005, how many mounts will I need?
There is a left and right engine mount and a transmission mount, so three mounts in all. If you desire an inspection of the motor/transmission mounts, and advice and replacement as needed, please simply request motor/transmission mount inspection/replacement and the...
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What do I need for a tune up on a 2004 c240
Hi Adele. Thanks for contacting us today. One of the best tools we have on our website is the service maintenance schedule. By clicking this link and entering your vehicle information, you can access the recommended scheduled maintenance based on...
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My s550 4matic due service shortly what kind a cost should i brace for
Hi Everton. Thanks for contacting us tonight. One of the best tools we have on our website is the free scheduled maintenance tool, which will list the recommended maintenance based on the mileage of your vehicle. Since we don't know...
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I'm trying to figure out the manufacturing date for my Mercedes battery.
If you see a letter followed by two digits that is "replace before date". The letter signifies the month and the number signifies the year. For instance, if the code is D19, the expiration date is April, 2019. However, if...
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check engine light is on and gas light is flashing on my 1998 s420 mercedes Benz
Hi Jesse. Thanks for contacting us today. In most cases, a faulty gas cap or one that is not screwed on tight will cause the gas light and check engine light to illuminate. it's also possible that one of the...
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Car starts but won't catch until I press on the gas while starting
Hi Michelle. Thanks for contacting us today. Usually, this issue is caused by a faulty idle control valve or restriction of fuel flow through the throttle body. A damaged mass air flow sensor, dirty or clogged fuel filter, air filter,...
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I have some battery date codes i want to decode.
According to the local Mercedes Benz dealer, the dates stamped on the terminals represent the month and year the batteries were manufactured. Generally, advice in the industry (this is not from MB) is don't buy a battery if the DOM...
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Can I start my car if tranny cooler lines are disconnected
If the engine has sat idle for a long time, you can use an engine pre-oiler prior to re-starting the engine. The device is very effective and I have seen them loaned for free at Oreilly's. If the radiator is...
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2007 Mercedes C230. Cranks but won't start. Battery is only 1 year old. After a few attempts car starts. Alternator? Starter?
Hi Craig. Thanks for contacting us today. Generally speaking, when you attempt to start the vehicle and it finally ignites after a few times, it's caused either by a fuel / air mixture issue or a loose or worn out...
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PSE pump is not working will the roof work?
The PSE pump is often a victim of drowning. Mercedes really goofed when they decided on the location. As for its function, it operates low power devices like the door locks and the retractable trunk handle and little things like...
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How do i configure boot so that roof can enter?
I would recommend checking your owner's manual for this information. I would imagine if there is room for stuff with the top down that it is ok to put stuff in it.
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Car battery replacement
Your car uses two batteries: one large one for the starter and another for the body systems. So it will take some testing to determine whether you need one or both. Contact Your Mechanic by clicking the link to schedule...
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Will using the brake pedal to reset the SBC counter work?
Good day Chibuikem, Thank you for contacting us today. We typically stick to the OEM repair tips and service ideas. According to MB, the right way to resolve this problem is through computer reset procedures - using an OBD-II diagnostic...
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Mercedes W205 C300 2015 4doors having jerk in gear from 2-3 and from 3-4
It sounds like you may have an internal transmission issue. It is possible that some reprogramming of the shift solenoids may resolve this issue. Otherwise I would recommend having a transmission specialist inspect your vehicle for any issues.
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Stranded, no electronics, bad monovalve = consant heat = melted wire = short somewhere, diesel running al night, should I pull bat
Hi There. Thanks for contacting us tonight. It appears you've got a pretty aggressive parasitic drain happening. If you're looking for the quick solution - then yes - disconnecting the battery is the best option. However, it won't resolve the...
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How much is a 70000 miles complete service for MB S400 Hybrid
Hi Mark. Thanks for contacting us today. We have a great online tool that allows you to look up all the recommended maintenance and repairs that are recommended for your Mercedes at all mileage intervals. Simply click this link and...

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