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Forum: W210 E-Class   07-08-2018, 08:01 PM
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Posted By JonBoyOhBoy
Angry How Long Can I Drive a 2003 E320 Wagon with Bad Rear Springs and Shocks?

Just wondering, how much more use I can get out of this car. A 2003 E320 Wagon. The rear springs are cracked at the bottoms and the shocks are bad. I am using it as my daily driver, about 100 miles a...
Forum: W210 E-Class   07-08-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 677
Posted By JonBoyOhBoy
Yup exactly. A cloning noise while going over...

Yup exactly. A cloning noise while going over bumps.
Forum: W210 E-Class   06-27-2018, 09:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 677
Posted By JonBoyOhBoy
Yes its the hydraulic rear shocks and the rear...

Yes its the hydraulic rear shocks and the rear springs are cracked. Makes a strange clanking noice when going over a bump while turning. I was quoted about 2500 for springs and shocks. I would...
Forum: W210 E-Class   06-26-2018, 09:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 677
Posted By JonBoyOhBoy
Time to Sell? Rust!

I have a 2003 E320 4 magic wagon. I bought it 3 years ago on eBay for $2800 and have since put 6K into it. Lots of repairs. Engine and Tranny is strong though. It had minor rust that has now gotten...
Forum: W210 E-Class   01-31-2016, 05:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,357
Posted By JonBoyOhBoy
that makes me feel better, they were shot. Looked...

that makes me feel better, they were shot. Looked like cracked
pancakes full of oil.
Forum: W210 E-Class   01-30-2016, 06:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,357
Posted By JonBoyOhBoy
Well, there it is. another $2300 into the car....

Well, there it is. another $2300 into the car. The gas lines were indeed rusted badly and liking, and so was the Hydraulic fluid lines, those weren't leaving though. And the level valve looked like...
Forum: W210 E-Class   01-23-2016, 01:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,357
Posted By JonBoyOhBoy
Amazon has them for $410 but I see them on other...

Amazon has them for $410 but I see them on other sites as low as $260, but I get it- all shops jack up the prices of parts. Yea I wish I could do the work myself but I don't have the time or the...
Forum: W210 E-Class   01-23-2016, 12:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,357
Posted By JonBoyOhBoy
So- I took the wagon in to be looked at on Friday...

So- I took the wagon in to be looked at on Friday regarding the sagging rear. The shop is telling me there is plenty of pressure coming out of the pump, with no leaks. He believe its the "Level...
Forum: W210 E-Class   01-20-2016, 05:31 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,424
Posted By JonBoyOhBoy
Im sorry, I thought I mentioned it already. Yes...

Im sorry, I thought I mentioned it already. Yes it is a 4-matic

Question about the frame rust: is there a "main frame" that the sub frame is attached to and if yes, would rust there be more...
Forum: W210 E-Class   01-19-2016, 06:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,424
Posted By JonBoyOhBoy
Yes I am still here : I have an appointment at...

Yes I am still here :
I have an appointment at a Benz shop this Friday. He already looked at it on the lift, no leaks. He said one shock was leaking a little, but its not bouncing at all. Balloons...
Forum: W210 E-Class   01-17-2016, 06:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,424
Posted By JonBoyOhBoy
Airbags for Springs?

Can I simply put a pair of aftermarket airbags in the springs to raise the rear, rather then spending a fortune to get the hydraulics working?
Forum: W210 E-Class   01-16-2016, 11:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,717
Posted By JonBoyOhBoy
Does that mean you loose the power brakes but can...

Does that mean you loose the power brakes but can still stop, just have to press very hard?
Forum: W210 E-Class   01-15-2016, 07:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,717
Posted By JonBoyOhBoy
Really?

Really?
Forum: W210 E-Class   01-15-2016, 05:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,717
Posted By JonBoyOhBoy
Thats exactly what I have been doing. every time...

Thats exactly what I have been doing. every time this happens I turn it off and on then it resets to normal. Or I hit the reset button on the dash. Last time those lights came on what about 300...
Forum: W210 E-Class   01-15-2016, 05:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,717
Posted By JonBoyOhBoy
Exclamation What Do These Warning -Error Messages on Dash Mean

Now the latest problem with my 2003 E320 Wagon:
Please look at the pics. I am assuming this means the power brakes are failing?
It does this intermittently then stopes sometimes for weeks at a...
Forum: U.S. - East   01-14-2016, 05:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,782
Posted By JonBoyOhBoy
How are his prices?

How are his prices?
Forum: W210 E-Class   01-11-2016, 08:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,357
Posted By JonBoyOhBoy
exterior rust just starting to show on rear...

exterior rust just starting to show on rear fenders
Forum: W210 E-Class   01-11-2016, 08:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,357
Posted By JonBoyOhBoy
Yes 4matic I will re-examine the front, but...

Yes 4matic
I will re-examine the front, but Idont believe there was rust there. I am assuming it was from the rear tires constantly kicking the water to the back. No rust in the doors or front body...
Forum: W210 E-Class   01-11-2016, 08:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,357
Posted By JonBoyOhBoy
OK will do tomorrow! Well you give me some hope....

OK will do tomorrow! Well you give me some hope. The mechanic seemed more concerned about all the original parts, saying it was going to run into money and with the rust it didn't pay to sink...
Forum: W210 E-Class   01-11-2016, 07:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,357
Posted By JonBoyOhBoy
Pics

I just went down and crawled under the car to take some pics. Not Easy! Especially with the low rear. I will try to do more when its on th lift Friday. But please have a look
Forum: W210 E-Class   01-11-2016, 07:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,357
Posted By JonBoyOhBoy
If I could get a year or two out of the car I...

If I could get a year or two out of the car I would be happy, buy my fear is the rust on the frame. How long can something like that last before its underivable. I also drive on the GCP so I know...
Forum: W210 E-Class   01-10-2016, 07:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,357
Posted By JonBoyOhBoy
If I knew i could get at least a year out of the...

If I knew i could get at least a year out of the car without sinking any big money into it for repairs then I would be fine with that. It would help negate the 5K I already got into it. If I sell it...
Forum: W210 E-Class   01-10-2016, 07:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,357
Posted By JonBoyOhBoy
I wish I took pics when it was up on the lift....

I wish I took pics when it was up on the lift. Tomorrow I will try to crawl under it and snap some pics with my phone
Forum: W210 E-Class   01-10-2016, 04:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,357
Posted By JonBoyOhBoy
Exclamation Looks Like the 2003 E320 Wagon I bought on Ebay is a LEMON

So after doing much research on these boards I take my newly acquired E320 to a MB repair shop in Woodside NY (Queens).
The issue I was having was the rear hydraulic being low.
I paid 2800 for the...
Forum: W210 E-Class   12-20-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,424
Posted By JonBoyOhBoy
no not with a finger for sure. at idle or stop I...

no not with a finger for sure. at idle or stop I have to use a bit of force. I am talking about full turning, like a U turn, not small half turns.
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