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97 SL 500 putting new relay in for a fuel pump getting no power to the fuel pump
There is no shut off switch. If you desire, a certified mechanic dispatched by YourMechanic can perform an electrical component/circuit diagnostic and find and repair the interruption. Such a diagnostic relies on the factory wiring diagram of the circuit and...
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The Esl is locked car won't start
With ignition on look to see if theft light is on or blinking to see if theft system is active. Sometimes another key if you have one will start vehicle if the key FOB is defective.If the battery is dead...
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how much do charge me only labor for replace front left and right sway bar links and how much for replace transmission
To obtain the requested quote, please visit YourMechanic’s sway bar links replacement service page. Once on that page, click on "Get a Quote" and enter your vehicle information (year, make, model). You are welcome to buy your own parts and...
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Is It Totaled ?
Unfortunately, the only way to determine when the vehicle is totaled in a case like this is to have an estimate done as well as having an insurance adjuster look at the vehicle. They will determine based on the estimated...
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The steering wheel got hard to turn on the way home. I just had work done.the Hood senser came on this morning
If you just had recent work done and you believe that the work was related to the issues you are having I would recommend reaching out to the shop or mechanic who recently worked on your vehicle to determine if...
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airmatic issues........
Hi there. Thanks for contacting us tonight. The Air-Matic system on the Mercedes-Benz CL500 tends to develop leaks after 10 to 15 years - so it's probably why you are experiencing the warning light and symptoms. This type of problem...
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Radio
Hi Kelvin. Yeah - that seems to be the correct method for diagnosing the radio issue. Hopefully, he can find the source of this problem without too much expense involved. It certainly is odd as you've mentioned.
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I would like to improve performance and MPG, Is a performance chip a good option for my 2008 S550?
Hi Eric. Thanks for contacting us tonight. Unfortunately, answering questions about aftermarket add-on's is not what we offer here at YourMechanic.com. We focus on providing tips for OEM service, repairs, and maintenance. It's probably best for you to consult with...
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fuel guage
This is a problem likely related to your fuel tank sending unit. The fuel gauge sending unit is a small float type component (or sensor) inside your fuel tank that measures the level of the fuel inside the tank. As...
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Mercedes Mercedes Benz 1996 won't start after overheating
If your vehicle will not start after it has overheated, it is possible that the head gasket is blown or the cylinder has been warped. This could cause a low compression issue. Engines will not start with low compression depending...
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Radio
Hi Kelvin. Thanks for contacting us tonight. The only thing I could imagine is that while attempting to change a damaged fuse, they possibly pulled the wrong one. Without knowing exactly what they touched or removed, it's really hard for...
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I think I have power steering pump problem bcos car make some little noise just recently few days ago however is running fine
You should have the power steering checked to see if fluid is low and make sure you are using only approved Mercedes fluid or you can damage the power steering components. I would not recommend replacing the pump until the...
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My Mercedes-Benz Clk320 is vibrating and shaking and and won't accelerate even when the pedal is to the floor what do I do?
It sound like you are losing fuel pressure but you should have the pressure tested and the computer tested for any stored codes. If codes are stored then have the codes diagnosed as needed.
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1988 mercedes 420sel how do you self diagnostic check check engine light is on continually in the car
If the vehicle has an 8 (or 16) pin data connector, you can use a reader and refer to a MB Fault Code Manual for Model Years 1988-1997. The blinking codes are also documented in the Factory Service Manual (copies...
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I have a 2000 Mercedes c230 komp..that had been in fairly good condition..until about 2 weeks ago.
It's not likely that the fuel pump had anything to do with this. There may have been some other problem and the fuel pump was not the solution and there was something else at work. If the car really has...
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Hot start issues
The air fuel ratio is off on your hot starts probably due to sensors or controls operating out of range or perhaps due to a stuck open EGR valve. Heat affects ignition coils and can also adversely affect sensors such...
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Was driving. Battery light came on, steering wheel locked up. Car was still driving. Coolant wont stay. Little bit of white smoke
It sounds like the vehicle may be overheating. Overheating can be caused by a number of things such as low coolant levels, a faulty thermostat, a clogged radiator or a failing coolant fan switch. As you may know the coolant...
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car has slipped out of gear a few times and turned off
Hi Edward. Thanks for contacting us today. There could be multiple issues causing the problems you are experiencing with your Mercedes-Benz. In most cases, when an automatic transmission slips out of gear, it's an indication of a rather serious internal...
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Re: 2006 Mercedes 350- Battery icon lite when 1st starts up.
The battery should be load tested to determine its condition. The battery might be "weak" and this losing charge as the car sits. In addition, charging system output should be verified against factory specifications. Batteries are very important. If the...
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My 2005 MBZ SL500's dimming rear view mirror stays dark in daylight unless I turn on the adjacent overhead light.
What you are describing is likely a consequence of a failure of the ambient light sensor on the forward facing part of the mirror, although check to be sure that the light sensor is not somehow "blocked". The sensor is...

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