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Forum: W201 190-Class   04-16-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,397
Posted By chiro
Just recently had my rear passenger door...

Just recently had my rear passenger door mal-function . I hadn't been able to open it from the outside for about a year but could reach over and open from the inside. Now can't open it from either...
Forum: W211 E-Class   05-24-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,677
Posted By chiro
Just reporting back 7 months later and 10,000 km....

Just reporting back 7 months later and 10,000 km. All is working great, no hiccups. I have owned the E350 now for near 5 years and 70,000 km. I think it is the best car I have ever owned . Very...
Forum: W211 E-Class   10-31-2017, 11:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,677
Posted By chiro
The charge would probably be the same as the...

The charge would probably be the same as the whole manifold has to be removed to replace just the lever.,.ALLDATA quotes 3 hours labor for re and re of intake manifold .
Forum: W211 E-Class   10-31-2017, 10:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,677
Posted By chiro
Just an update ...one month later ...car is...

Just an update ...one month later ...car is running great. I have read that some members think you should just bite the bullet and replace the manifold. When I had the manifold off I wiped or cleaned...
Forum: W211 E-Class   10-03-2017, 10:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,677
Posted By chiro
intake manifold repair P2006/2004

I recently noticed that my car was running sluggish and just not performing as it used to. The Check engine light was not on. However, I had just purchased an OBD reader and wanted to check that it...
Forum: W211 E-Class   04-05-2016, 04:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 7,514
Posted By chiro
I'm having a similar problem . Now I have a right...

I'm having a similar problem . Now I have a right low beam xenon failure . I have purchased a new headlamp control module made by Hella. When I install it the light will work but no self leveling. It...
Forum: W210 E-Class   02-25-2016, 05:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 21,077
Posted By chiro
hopefully you have figured it out by now. You can...

hopefully you have figured it out by now. You can access the latch by removing the headrests and top rail on the seat...then you are able to pull back the back seat cover a bit and pull the seat BACK...
Forum: W210 E-Class   11-26-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 21,077
Posted By chiro
I last posted reporting that my purchase of the...

I last posted reporting that my purchase of the new latch lock resolved my problem...Well it did for a short period of time but 3 months later I tried to release the seat, and again as before,...
Forum: W210 E-Class   08-20-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 21,077
Posted By chiro
Just finished the successful repair of the rear...

Just finished the successful repair of the rear seat on drivers side not releasing and not folding forward. I replaced the handle after pulling on it so hard it eventually broke.Thinking that...
Forum: W201 190-Class   06-01-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 24,139
Posted By chiro
My drivers side lock failed me. When I removed it...

My drivers side lock failed me. When I removed it from the car the guide extensions fell into the door. I have a 2.6 190E 1991with factory alarm. I intended on just swapping the passenger lock guide...
Forum: W210 E-Class   03-03-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 19,666
Posted By chiro
I have been using Rein cv boots on all four of my...

I have been using Rein cv boots on all four of my Mercedes and my group of enthusiasts also uses them . The only problem I have had with them has been self-inflicted. When installing them make sure...
Forum: W210 E-Class   01-13-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,638
Posted By chiro
The PDF file above from Franasia depicts it...

The PDF file above from Franasia depicts it perfectly. I just finished doing mine . I did not remove the headliner just opened up the side panel enough to access the forward part of the strut. The...
Forum: W211 E-Class   01-08-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,816
Posted By chiro
Hopefully your problem resolved. We just had...

Hopefully your problem resolved. We just had similar problems for license plate lights and it was a broken tunk wire. Then a year following that high brake light failed. We removed high brake light...
Forum: W211 E-Class   07-02-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,220
Posted By chiro
We have just had to replace the rear SAM unit in...

We have just had to replace the rear SAM unit in order to get third brake light working . Bought a used one for $350 (ouch) installed it and everything good now. It is simply a plug and play fix...no...
Forum: For Sale/Wanted/Trade/Giveaway   06-09-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 634
Posted By chiro
Just bought one from ebay vendor is option tools ...

Just bought one from ebay vendor is option tools $119 free delivery and satisfaction guaranteed Used it today and it is great. Has the horseshoe type plates that slide over springs from the...
Forum: W211 E-Class   05-29-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,284
Posted By chiro
If those are the original batteries they are...

If those are the original batteries they are close to their Best before Date! Changing probably a good idea.
Forum: W211 E-Class   05-29-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,001
Posted By chiro
We did this job recently on a 2003 E320. We...

We did this job recently on a 2003 E320. We changed the TM at the same time. Not a difficult job but you are on your back for a bit. We did take the exhaust off. We learned that the exhaust manifold...
Forum: General Mercedes-Benz   05-29-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,751
Posted By chiro
We just contacted Mercedes Canada for a 2003 E500...

We just contacted Mercedes Canada for a 2003 E500 with same problem. They said they have extended the warranty to 12 years. We took the car in and they repaired it at no cost to us. My understanding...
Forum: W211 E-Class   02-27-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,940
Posted By chiro
Had similar problem with 2003 E320. Engine...

Had similar problem with 2003 E320. Engine cranked over but wouldn't start. Checked fuses (fuel pump) all ok. Turned back the nut on the fuel rail in the engine compartment and no fuel pressure. Took...
Forum: W210 E-Class   02-12-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 25,996
Posted By chiro
Thanks Check Codes. So as mentioned I had the...

Thanks Check Codes. So as mentioned I had the alternator rebuilt yesterday. The alternator was a Valeo and 120 amp. It is the original so no complaints about it's performance (E320 2000:230000km) I...
Forum: W210 E-Class   02-11-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 25,996
Posted By chiro
I am getting the gas reserve light flashing after...

I am getting the gas reserve light flashing after warming up the car at idle and engaging the heated seats and rear defrost for the last few days. It clears itself after about 20 minutes of driving....
Forum: W210 E-Class   01-17-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,674
Posted By chiro
My guess is that this adapter will let you access...

My guess is that this adapter will let you access the standard OBD2 codes from the Mercedes 38 pin port and no more. Will be interested in the outcome.
Forum: W210 E-Class   01-16-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 11,320
Posted By chiro
In the module box, at the right rear under the...

In the module box, at the right rear under the hood. Mine says "Battery Under Rear Seat" on the cover, along with emissions and A/C labels. It's at the very front of the box.
(from another post)
Forum: W210 E-Class   01-16-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 11,320
Posted By chiro
The fuse for the OBD port is located under the...

The fuse for the OBD port is located under the hood on the right side of the car in the black box at the rear of the engine. It is in the front of the box and if memory serves me correctly it is...
Forum: W210 E-Class   01-14-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,798
Posted By chiro
Just completed the job and a few tips: Make...

Just completed the job and a few tips:
Make sure you have the window in the up position when drilling out the rivets on the regulator..you don't want to drill through your window!!When installing...
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