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  1. caliper vs brake pad

    W203 C-Class
    alexqkama*, Today 12:52 PM I removed the calipers and brake pads on all 4 wheels and put my c240 4matic in neutral and handbrake released and I'm still having hard time turning the disks. It turns using both hands. The car barley moves forward or backward when transmission is engaged. It feels...
  2. caliper vs brake pad

    W203 C-Class
    I have removed the caliper and the brake pads and tried to spin the disk using both hands. It was a little hard to spin. Since the calipers are not the culprit, what could be the problem? Not to forget that the car is 4matic. Yes, the car was on neutral and the hand brake is released
  3. caliper vs brake pad

    W203 C-Class
    Driving My c240 4matic on my slightly uphill driveway feels like the wheels are stuck and hard to move the car because when I step on the gas to move it forward, the car moves about a step and stop like if I had pushed on the brake. so after removing the front wheels to check the calipers, I...
  4. Code 2290 and 2288

    W203 C-Class
    I checked the hoses for vacum leak in my C230 after the codes p2290 and p2288 showed up in the OBD scanner but could find the problem and I tried to reset the check engine light but could not. Is there a way to rest the light even for a while just to inspect the car. Everything in the scanner is...
  5. heated seats

    W211 E-Class
    I have a similar switch board but does not have the switch and picture for the heated seats.
  6. heated seats

    W211 E-Class
    I could not find a switch anywhere for a heated seat in my e500 2006!! Does it mean that the car does not have heated seats???? thank you
  7. transmission or engine

    W211 E-Class
    when I come to a complete stop the car jerk slightly and I always think that someone bumped into me... Is it transmission problem or engine? thank you
  8. ECU

    W203 C-Class
    How do I find out the exact pin that responsible for the motor fan on the ECU because there is a pin that is missing or broke off the ecu?
  9. ECU

    W203 C-Class
    I have replaced the thermostat, the sensor, and the coolant today but the motor fan comes on FAST AND LOUD the minute I start the car. I used the modest OBD I have to scan and got no codes DTC 00 and I/M has 5 NOT READY for cat, evap, O2 Egr and other. I reset everything and I got NA for each...
  10. ECU

    W203 C-Class
    My c240 would not pass inspection even after driving the car 1500 miles. 5 Items were NOT READY, the cat, EGR, O2,and two others I forgot. There are NO CODES like p0410 or p0...... on the OBD scanner exceot FOR the 5 items not ready. Also, the motor fan start with when starting the car very loud...
  11. Popping sound

    W211 E-Class
    Thank you . I removed the wheel and started inspecting all the bolts and turned out one of the bolts of the lower control arm I would think the name is was not tightened enough, the one closer to the wheel. I had to turn it about 6 to 7 times and was hoping it would be the culprit. I test drove...
  12. Radio after market pioneer

    W203 C-Class
    I bought the c240 with an after market radio. Many loose wires in the passenger side of the trunk and no sign of any equipment there. The radio does not work. I have checked the fuse and other possibilities. Are the any thing needed to be attached to those loose wires in the trunk? Thank you
  13. Popping sound

    W211 E-Class
    it does not make the sound on smooth roads.. does the air spring make popping sound? the sound is heard from an area just above the air spring, however the air spring seems to be attached to the car very good and no space is seen between the car and the top of the air spring. when someone is...
  14. Popping sound

    W211 E-Class
    E500 Rear left popping sound when driving slow on a little rough road. I have new air springs installed. I checked and there wasn't any thing loose!!
  15. Radio amplifier

    W203 C-Class
    I bought the c240 with an after market radio and missing the amplifier from the trunk. My question is would the pioneer bran name radio work I bought an amplifier for the car's model? Thank you
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