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Can you work on a 2003 ML500 Mercedes?
YourMechanic's professional staff work on all makes and models including the full range of Mercedes-Benz models. With regard to the noise, a possibility is a faulty CV axle but there are other possible causes of the noise you are describing,...
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2001 Mercedes S500 stuck in antitheft mode
Your car will need to be scanned by the Mercedes appropriate equipment like the SDS or the Baum tool. Not all independent shops go to the expense to equip themselves with such expensive stuff so you might end up having...
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hi chris... i have a 2002 bmw x5 well taken care of.... light stays on in the car when you turn off key. think it has drained bat
The existing battery should be load tested and if it fails the battery should be replaced. The cost of replacement can be obtained by clicking on "Get a Quote" at the foregoing service link. But, at the same time that...
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Brake pads
Hi There, It should not be necessary to change the sensor when changing the brake pads and rotors. Assuming you are referring to the ABS sensor, these are often times inspected during the process of removing and replacing the pads...
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Ford bronco temps won't regulate thermostat isn't working properly ...flushed with no change. How much too replace?
If the car were in good condition, it might be worth around $2,700. Used cars are a dime a dozen at the moment. Inasmuch as the car is not in good condition, you have to subtract from your offer the...
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Hesitation when accelerating
Hi There, It sounds like you are describing the symptoms of a failing throttle position sensor. The throttle position sensor monitors the throttle position of the throttle plate inside the throttle body in relation to your foot position on the...
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Stalling when reaching operating temperature
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a faulty coolant temperature sensor. This may cause the motor to be supplied with too much fuel as the computer will have trouble determining when the cold start enrichment process will need...
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Bought a car on Ebay, car runs kind of rough and there is a strong smell of gas
The ticking noise is from the valve train. Exhaust from any car of that vintage, no matter how well tuned, is going to be very noticeable and remarkably worse than a modern car. As far as the rough idle, compression...
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new engine by ford hesitating, misfiring at wot. Changed spark plugs, crank pos. sensor, relearn ecm
Hi there. Trying to diagnose a misfiring issue is nearly impossible remotely. However, it's not very easy at a location either. I would recommend reading this article on the common causes of an engine misfire and trying to trace issues...
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Car hit full speed then died
Fuse number 20 only gets power in start position of the ignition switch. Check fuse 11 and 13 to see if okay and have power. The check injector to see if have power on one wire with ignition switch on....
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New freon, AC groans. Cold only some minutes in morning.
Hi there. What you've described can be caused by multiple AC system components, but I would lean towards the AC clutch cycling switch. The AC clutch cycling switch is a very important component to a modern vehicle’s AC system. It...
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Right bank not firing 85 5.0 gt ho
Hi there. Usually when this sort of thing occurs, it's due to a distributor or ignition coil problem. It is also possible that the spark plug wires are not connected correctly. I would recommend removing the distributor cap to inspect...
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How much ro replace the steering rack, pump, and hose on a r500 mercedes Benz?
Hi there. To receive a price quote for these services, please click this link, then select the Get a Quote button on that page. We need to gather more information about your location and vehicle to put together the right...
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I'm chasing compression and trying to eliminate ticking. Can you help me adjust my valves? EFI SBF roller block
Hello. I would need to know more about the engine like what types of parts are being used. It simply sounds like the lifters were not bled off prior to setting the lash. If this was not done then that...
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What could cause a clicking noise under the valve cover of my 1982 Mercury Grand Marquis
Hi there. Most of the time this is caused by a failure in one or more of the lifters in the engine. These are hydraulic and when they fail there ends up being too much clearance in the valve train...
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Loud ticking from an injector
Hi there. If the ticking you are hearing is due to faulty injectors then the vehicle will likely experience a misfire, or other noticeable performance issues, as a faulty injector will disrupt the air fuel ratio. If you are not...
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Can I use the same torque converter from an old tranny that has been burnt out? 1994 Ford Mustang
Hello - while you could re-use the torque converter (both cars use the AODE 4-speed transmission), I wouldn't. Lots of reasons - if the old transmission self-destructed, there is virtually NO chance to get any debris captured in the old...
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my battery kept draining until i bought a new alternator and battery. i have tightened the belt on the alternator but it still die
Hi there. The best way to diagnose why a battery would constantly drain is to review it's job and how it is recharged. The battery is responsible for powering all electrical systems until the vehicle is started. At this point,...
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Why does my V8 sound like a V6 some of the time in my 1982 Mercury Grand Marquis
Hello. I would need to hear how the engine sounds in order to be able to know what it may be doing. If the engine is getting hot fast but is not actually overheating then that may simply be a...
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I have a 89 mustang 347ci it's converted to a carb it's currently a 5speed what do I need to convert to an automatic? Do I need to
The obvious things you will need: Check if the transmission mounts are different. Verify bell housing bolt pattern to fit the engine. Replace the pedal assembly with one from an automatic. Shifter and linkage. Transmission cooler and lines. You can...

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