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Noise and shaking after the car is put into gear, coolant light on
You'll need to check the coolant level before driving further. I would also have the mechanic check for a blown head gasket (which would cause the uneven running), and to make sure nothing under the vehicle is dragging. It is...
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Electrical components malfunction
Your model Mercedes uses an electronic controller called SAM (signal acquisition module) to actually supply power to many electrical components. There are multiple SAMs in your vehicle and one of these is not working properly. A professional mechanic with specific...
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Shifting issues from drive to reverse and back to drive
Mercedes has a dealer service order (#Order No: S-B-27.19/118A ) that addresses diagnosis, and possible dealer repair of the transmission for your model. Check with your dealer to confirm coverage of this.
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Car won't crank or turn over, cannot be jump-started
Hey there. This sounds like the starter or starter solenoid has failed. Given that jumping the battery does not work, it is more likely the starter solenoid. Have a professional mechanic, like one from YourMechanic, diagnose the starting problem in...
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Blue smoke after starting the car
Blue smoke usually indicates oil getting into the combustion process - not a good thing. If you had your oil changed the day before, check the oil level to make sure it wasn't over-filled. If you car is accumulating some...
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Code p0010 camshaft actuator comes up, and mis fires. Just replaced intake manifold and these weren't issues before that.
Hi there. There are a few possibilities here. It is possible that you had a valve timing issue prior to working on the manifold. These engines have a ton of issues with the balance shaft and the valve timing as...
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Noisy aircon
Hi there. Yes, a low refrigerant charge in the a/c system can cause the a/c compressor to make noise. The R-134a refrigerant is what carries the PAG oil throughout the a/c system. A low system charge, results in a lack...

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