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My 2001 c320 has an intermittent starting problem. I turn the key to start the car and nothing. There is no engine turn over. All
A YourMechanic no start diagnostic on the problem you have written in about involves first determining whether or not full battery voltage is reaching the starter motor itself. If not, then the circuit has to be traced from the battery...
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Glow Plug
Hello. The starting issue you are having could very well be caused by the glow plug circuit. It may not be the glow plugs themselves (although it could be), but rather the wires and other parts of the circuit involved....
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2016 Mercedes-Benz cls63 AMG what do I have to do to draw the rear caliper in to do a brake job?
To begin with, it's surprising to me that a 2016 car should already need rear brake pads. Most cars go through two sets of front pads for each set of rear, and the front pads are usually good for 30...
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Something under my car. Is making a terribly loud popping noise ( multiple multiple pops) 2003 Mercedes ML350
Hello - noises from under the car when starting and stopping are most likely from suspension components, especially with your advanced mileage. The vehicle rocks front-to-back in both scenarios because of shifts in weight distribution. Worn ball joints, control arm...
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Why did the traction control light come on after driving on dry surface?
The traction control system monitors the steering stability of the vehicle and engages when loss of traction has been detected. This is done by the use of electronic sensors that communicate with the Power Train Control Module (PCM) regarding steering...
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Brake Too Low of a force and pedal goes to the floor easy.
Hi there. Check the ABS (anti lock brakes) control module for any air in it. Sometimes when bleeding the brakes, the air will travel to locations within the brake system and get trapped. The module needs bleed with the brake...
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Need to reset rear head restraints.
The procedure is detailed in the owners manual so you can reset these on your own. When the vehicle leaves the ground for a moment or a corner lifts up at high speed, the restraints will shoot up as a...
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Vehicle wont shift out of first gear, only first and reverse gears work
Hello there, a variety of faults will cause your 1999 Mercedes ML430 to not shift out of first gear. The first step in any transmission or shifting issue is to check the transmission fluid level, condition, and color. After the...
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car won't start
When the solenoid is energized, the pinion gear is forced out by a plunger or lever to mesh with the ring gear. If the starter motor is spinning, freely, without the pinion gear engaging the flywheel, then something is wrong...
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Is it expensive to change my crank sensor?
Hello. Most of the time when this occurs on this vehicle it is caused by a failing crankshaft position sensor. These will fail intermittently on this engine and cause these same symptoms. It can also be an issue with the...
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Not Driving this particular car regularly would this cause any problems
You could conceivably run into battery issues, but not likely in a car this new. Like a computer, this car has a lot going on in it even when everything is turned off. So the battery has what is known...
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Car cutting out when slowing down
This may be related to a dirty or failing idle air control valve. The idle air control valve reads the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the engine at low speeds and at...
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The front wipers doesn't work
Hello. The best thing to do is to further test the system for the voltage supply. You need to locate the component or wire that is dropping the voltage. If the motor is not receiving any power on any speed...
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Oil fouls one spark plug - possible cause and recommendations to repair.
Hi there. If oil is causing the spark plug on cylinder number 4 to foul out every 600 to 700 miles, then the valve guide seals to that cylinder are damaged and need replaced. The valve guide seals prevent excessive...
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When driving uphill the vehicle looses most of power,only goes 25 miles per hour,then shakes when restarting
Lack of power and shaking can be caused by a number of components. Misfiring can reduce power and cause shakes. Misfires can be ignition related like from bad spark plugs or ignition coils. Also from sensors such as the crankshaft...
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Clogged manifold intake runner bank 1 2005 Mercedes C230 Turbo
Hi - the clogged intake is a long-term "carbon clogging" from the turbocharger/EGR valve operation. The manifold must be removed, disassembled, cleaned and reinstalled. Tedious, and requires moderate DIYr skills. Unfortunately, this is not a service YourMechanic offers at this...
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GRINDING NOISE WHILE BRAKING
This may be a sign of warped brake rotors. As you may know, when you press on your brake pedal, this activates a hydraulic pressure which forces small pistons inside your brake calipers to push the brake pads against the...
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Grinding noise when steering left or right.
This is a common symptom of failing wheel bearings. A wheel bearing will usually fail due to pitting or small damage on the surface of the rollers or the bearing race. Both the surface of the rollers and the race...
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Chirping noise while idling around the pulleys.
The rubber drive belt may stretch a little over time and cause some noises when the tension becomes too loose. Worn bearings in the pulleys or drive system components may also make noise when they have become worn. Consider hiring...
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Shaking in steering wheel at 120/km
The most common reason for a vibration while driving is a tire issue. The tires may be out of balance, or just worn to the point that they will cause this. Typically, the brakes won't cause this, unless it happens...

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