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thinking of buying a 2003 s430 w/ 190k miles for 2800, what should i check? also, how are repair costs on it
Mercedes makes great cars, but the really durable models seem to have gone away in the nineties. The cars they've been making in this century are so electronically complicated that you have a lot of weird and expensive problems when...
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I have a 65 mustang and recently, i've noticed a clcking noise coming from the engine. Almost sounds like a firecracker.
Hi There, Depending on the sound of the clicking this may be related to a misfire or potentially bad camshaft lifters that may not be properly pumping up full of oil. Engine misfires can be caused by many different problems...
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Engine meter shows overheating but engine is not hot
It sounds like you may have had the thermostat stuck closed for a short time and then open up and temperature went down. I would recommend you get the engine coolant thermostat replaced before thermostat stops working all together and...
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car revving but no pull
It sounds like you may have a fuel supply problem in getting the proper amount of fuel to the fuel injectors. As you know, when you turn the key to on, the fuel pump is activated and the fuel system...
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Gray leather srs back doors airbag cap for 2002 E430 mercedes
Although it is possible to find this part at a junk yard, the best place to find something like that would likely be eBay.
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car accelerating but no pull
You may have a clogged fuel filter or the fuel pump is low on pressure and these should be checked as well as the computer scanned for failure codes.
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Best way to fix Lexus flat spare tire
Hi Felicia. Thanks for contacting us today. Unfortunately, when you have a hole or leak in a spare tire, it's something that can't be repaired. Spare tires (unless it's a full-sized spare) are factory sealed, and tire repair facilities will...
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I have an 01 Lexus ls430 the trunk indicator is on as if the trunk is open but it's completely closed. Any ideas?
Hello, thank you for writing in. Something is wrong with the sensor on the latch for the trunk. Scan the vehicle for diagnostic codes to see if anything comes up. You can check the wiring directly to the sensor and...
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Next to the cooling system reservoir what is that part on a 2001 Mercedes ml 430
Hello. Without seeing where you are talking about it would be hard for me to say what it goes to. There are a lot of hoses in that area so a visual would be best. If you need help with...
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Vibration from rear deck
In order to try and locate a vibration due to an aftermarket radio with heavy bass you would need to try and touch each body part until you find the part that is vibrating and then a fix may be...
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Aircond intermittently blows warm air and indicates engine overheat but engine seems to be normal
It sounds like you may have a faulty AC Compressor or potentially a leak in the AC lines somewhere. Car air conditioners work on a simple principle of heat transfer, relying on the fact that heat will always transfer from...
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Having a hard time starting the vehicle, would the key fob cause this? Car battery not dead, starts sometimes. 2002 Mercedes S430
Hi Dawn. Thanks for the question today. A faulty Key Fob tends to either work - or not work, meaning it usually is not sporadic like the issue you're describing. When that occurs, the fault is the battery inside the...
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Aircond sometimes blows warm air on cold start but turns cold after a few minutes or once driven
It does take a few minutes for an a/c system to "normalize", that is provide consistently cold air, but if you are noticing this issue of "warm air" for the first time, yes, there is probably a fault of some...
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Lexus LS430 Cruise control speed limit
The 2001 LS430 Owner's Manual refers to an upper limit of 85 MPH in terms of cruise control settings. Apart from that, there is no ECU limit or user-programmable upper speed limit. On some cars, you can program individual keys...
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Will the calipers and rotors off a 1994 gt mustang fit a 1965 fastback mustang
The parts are not "catalog interchanges" due to the number of design changes that occurred during the nearly 30 year period from 1965 to 1994. The parts might be adaptable with some machining. Your best bet is to identify and...
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The gas pedal needs to be fully pushed in order to touch the Button sensor. It does "click".
Replacing the button probably won't help you. The car has an electronically controlled transmission that takes into account vehicle speed, engine load, accelerator position and other factors. The button under the accelerator is only for kick-down (passing). The accelerator position...
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How much to replace valves on 2000 Mercedes e43o v8
If you are referring to intake and exhaust valves, due to the amount of labor involved in removing the cylinder head(s), typically all the valves will be serviced (both the seats and the valve faces) if the head is removed....
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All the coolant in my 2001 mercedes e430 radiator drain completely
When a car engine stops, pressure rises within the cooling system due to the accumulated heat and the fact that coolant is no longer circulating. If there is a weak spot in the system, such as a defective hose, you...

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