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Car has oil leak around middle of engine
Hi there. An oil leak can be a very frustrating ordeal to go through. There are Many types of oils in your vehicle including, engine oil, power steering fluid, transmission fluid, and also coolant. To ensure proper diagnosis, I would...
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I have a few electrical issues that need to be fixed.
From what I am hearing, it sounds like there may be a lot of electrical issues going on with this 1997 Mercedes s320. Let us look at these one at a time. In regards to your window regulator, this is...
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Knocking sound in the engine
A knocking sound in the engine generally means that the bearings in the engine are worn. When the bearings are worn, this allows the parts of the engine to have excess movement, causing the knocking noise. I would ask for...
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My car won't shift out of first gear at all.
Thanks for writing in about the transmission problem with your 1999 Mercedes-Benz S320. Typically the issue you're speaking about is a result of overheating inside of the automatic transmission. The overheating can be caused by dirty transmission fluid, or low...
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Long stall between 2nd and 3rd gears, plus whining noise
Hello Without having a good impression of the actual symptoms you are experiencing, it would be difficult to tell you the exact problem. I would recommend having your transmission fluid level and condition checked first. Then, if the fluid level...
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A/C fuse removed, then EC button pushed before A/C cools
Hello. It is possible that you could have an issue with your climate control unit. Many of the higher end climate control systems have a trouble code system built into them. Usually, to access the trouble codes you will need...
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Driver/passenger doors have to be slammed to close
Hello. I would first recommend having your vehicle inspected by a qualified mechanic. This mechanic should be able to pull up a diagram of all the parts that are associated with this door closing system to determine which parts are...
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Car wouldn't shift properly and driver saw smoke - 1995 Mercedes Benz S320
Hello. I would first recommend having a full vehicle inspection performed by a qualified mechanic. The smoke could possibly be due to a fluid leak landing on the exhaust. The transmission may be leaking fluid, which could also be causing...
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At light or slowing down, car has irregular idling rev
Hello. Most of the time when this issue occurs, it is due to a faulty idle air control valve. This valve is responsible for letting some air from the air cleaner bypass the throttle body so that the engine can...
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Put the key in the ignition and the car will turn on, but the steering wheel will not turn...Locked in position.
It sounds as though the locking pawl is jammed in position. Sometimes that can happen if there is a side force on the steering when the lock is engaged. If the car is parked against a curb, or if the...

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