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Forum: C209/A209 CLK-Class   05-16-2019, 01:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 249
Posted By 93SoCal400E
I was lazy and just put a Comand system to...

I was lazy and just put a Comand system to replace the Audio 20 it came with. Pretty straightforward but issue with year. IIRC 2007 and later used different than 2005 and 2006. First one I put in I...
Forum: C209/A209 CLK-Class   05-16-2019, 12:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 155
Posted By 93SoCal400E
That key seems odd to me. No Panic button is...

That key seems odd to me.

No Panic button is usually European. In which case it would not be right frequency.

Or maybe they changed key blanks at MB.

Frequency usually stamped inside
...
Forum: C209/A209 CLK-Class   05-15-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 191
Posted By 93SoCal400E
there is a sticky that a brilliant genius wrote...

there is a sticky that a brilliant genius wrote for V-8, might also be one for a 6
Forum: C209/A209 CLK-Class   05-15-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 155
Posted By 93SoCal400E
does red light illuminate on key? is there...

does red light illuminate on key?

is there another key for the car somewhere? (how did it getnonto trailer?)
Forum: W210 E50 AMG, E55 AMG   05-15-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 412
Posted By 93SoCal400E
can you pst a pic of PCB? It may be fixable...

can you pst a pic of PCB?

It may be fixable by moving eeprom chip to another pcb
Forum: C209/A209 CLK-Class   03-30-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 425
Posted By 93SoCal400E
sad news, i was always amazed at his wealth of...

sad news, i was always amazed at his wealth of knowledge

i recall his "S" rebuilds, amazing

it's a short trip
Forum: C209/A209 CLK-Class   03-30-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 206
Posted By 93SoCal400E
of you can hear motor running it is the "dog...

of you can hear motor running it is the "dog bone"

small piece of plastic that connects motor to mechanism

plastic snaps like a twig, bone did long ago

i bought a bag of the "dog bones" but...
Forum: C209/A209 CLK-Class   03-30-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 397
Posted By 93SoCal400E
my 500 gets crap mileage but that is due to LA...

my 500 gets crap mileage but that is due to LA and living on a hill. most drives are a series a spurts and short parking stints on various roads and freeways

i usually get 9 MPG in town, but...
Forum: C209/A209 CLK-Class   03-30-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 105,641
Posted By 93SoCal400E
moms, pm'd you should be easy fix and you could...

moms, pm'd you should be easy fix and you could end up with 3 working keys

other guy with 2015, be glad no key-less go, that has become new way to steal cars. without it you are much safer

rest...
Forum: R230 SL-Class   02-25-2019, 03:56 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 15,241
Posted By 93SoCal400E
you'll need to add some details, currently your...

you'll need to add some details, currently your post makes no sense at all.
Forum: W210 E-Class   02-25-2019, 03:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 448
Posted By 93SoCal400E
gen 1 difficult to deal with someone who can...

gen 1 difficult to deal with

someone who can fix small electronics might be able to help
Forum: C209/A209 CLK-Class   02-25-2019, 03:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 480
Posted By 93SoCal400E
swapping SM chips is a breeze when you have a hot...

swapping SM chips is a breeze when you have a hot air station

just did a key and watching the surface tension of metal as a liquid "float" the chip into place is an awesome thing. the NEC chip...
Forum: General Mercedes-Benz   10-31-2018, 02:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 261
Posted By 93SoCal400E
i agree 100%. on anything more than 100...

i agree 100%.

on anything more than 100 miles away i get my 2nd key out of the safe.

if i have a companion who drives, I ask them to hold on to it. Point being, putting both in my bag would be...
Forum: C209/A209 CLK-Class   10-30-2018, 12:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,162
Posted By 93SoCal400E
Any chance water got in somewhere? I know it...

Any chance water got in somewhere?

I know it doesn't rain in AZ, I spent a month in Tuscon. The drive to Phoenix is a long straight road through the desert. A month there and I think it may have...
Forum: R230 SL-Class   10-30-2018, 12:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,305
Posted By 93SoCal400E
944 was my 2nd fave Porsche. I had a 928 a few...

944 was my 2nd fave Porsche. I had a 928 a few years back, ended up swapping the dual disc clutch in a not-quite-level driveway in the Hollywood Hills. Pull the tranny straight out, it lands on your...
Forum: C208/A208 CLK-Class   10-16-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 598
Posted By 93SoCal400E
do you have 2nd key? if not, get one

do you have 2nd key?

if not, get one
Forum: W204 C-Class   10-16-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 861
Posted By 93SoCal400E
if you don't have a 2nd key, get one.

if you don't have a 2nd key, get one.
Forum: C209/A209 CLK-Class   10-16-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 799
Posted By 93SoCal400E
A few years back i had similar issue with a...

A few years back i had similar issue with a COMAND retrofit.

i found that 2005 couldn't use system from 2007 or it had inability to set time correctly

as you are in UK, the systems are...
Forum: C209/A209 CLK-Class   10-16-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,162
Posted By 93SoCal400E
you mean SAMS?

you mean SAMS?
Forum: R230 SL-Class   10-16-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,305
Posted By 93SoCal400E
am truly jealous reminds me of my youth, had...

am truly jealous

reminds me of my youth, had a '68 chenille that burned through starters. high compression big block with $30 auto zone rebuilds, SURPRISE !

I ended up swapping them out at...
Forum: R230 SL-Class   09-08-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,279
Posted By 93SoCal400E
And when you get done with all that, get key #1...

And when you get done with all that, get key #1 fixed.

All of your uncertainty about what the problem was would have been solved with a 2nd key.

Having only 1 key is foolish and leads...
Forum: W210 E-Class   08-19-2018, 04:15 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,078
Posted By 93SoCal400E
Very unclear why this would be "better" I've...

Very unclear why this would be "better"

I've been doing this work for free, can't beat my price. Part costs $50, shipping $10. Still a lot less, and no jacking around with EIS.

And unless he...
Forum: W210 E-Class   08-19-2018, 04:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 388
Posted By 93SoCal400E
Or buy any similar key on Ebay. Gets you one of...

Or buy any similar key on Ebay. Gets you one of every part.

But first have a look at current switch, maybe a pad is loose.
Forum: W220 S-Class   08-19-2018, 04:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 410
Posted By 93SoCal400E
And many of these keys get damaged when...

And many of these keys get damaged when over-eager soul tries JAMMING it in case backwards. Also, some of the Chinese Ebay/Amazon cases are very tight. The coil at the end of all of them is very...
Forum: For Sale/Wanted/Trade/Giveaway   07-23-2018, 11:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,593
Posted By 93SoCal400E
Are you sure it's a '91? Pretty sure they...

Are you sure it's a '91?

Pretty sure they came out in '92.

If you have new harness or ETA you should mention, those are desired parts. If it is in fact a '92 it will have an extra HP part...
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