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  1. V-Class 1996-
    Hi all, My Vito was running fine except for struggling slightly to start in the mornings. The battery was old and the garage recommended I changed it when the van went in for its MOT last month. I swapped the battery for a new one, and now it wont fire up... I get all the usual lights on the...
  2. W221 S-Class
    Hey guys, I started getting an issue with my S350 CDI when im driving. I get a red battery in the dashboard. The error in DAS is G2, an alternator error. I did repair the alternator, and still it does it. Now i changed the alternator to a different one and it still does it. Multiple times while...
  3. W202 C-Class
    What’s the best or suggested trickle charger for my C280? Thanks
  4. W211 E-Class
    Hi!! New to Mercedes’. Just picked up the recommended battery for my car. Watched a quick video online. Seems pretty basic. My question is, I’ve also seen people talking about having to reset the ecu? Maybe it wasn’t as straightforward as I thought. Any help would be greatly appreciated
  5. R170 SLK-Class
    Hi I'm new to the site and have a 2002 slk230 Kompressor. the issue is that the battery keeps going dead so I tried to replace it with a new one. I know that I need to enter a code into the radio and I have the code however before the battery went dead the radio had quit lighting up and working...
  6. C208/A208 CLK-Class
    Hello all Since the frost has arrived I've noticed I've been waking up to my CLK turning over slightly 'lazy'. Fires up okay but takes a couple more turns and is audibly slower on turning before firing. Having looked at the battery it could well be the original (doubtful but looks old enough)...
  7. Tire, Wheel, Brake and Suspension Forum
    Can the garage cause my Steering column lock to fail during a body repair? My car was run into while parked, causing damage to the from right corner panel and door. After body repairs, the dealership garage tells me that my steering column lock failed due to normal circumstances. I’ve never had...
  8. W245 B-Class
    Hi, I used to have a Vito and the battery was under the drivers seat and yet there were jump terminals under the bonnet. Now I have a B180 and the battery is under the passenger feet area but I cannot find any jump terminals. I have looked in the manual and can't find anything, surely you...
  9. W166 M-Class / GLE-Class
    I still have the OEM main battery from 2013 in my ML350. After driving for 20-30 minutes on both the street and highway, this is the reading on the dash while accelerating at about 70mph -- UB: 12.7V IB: 0.5A UB without pressing accelerator - varies between 13.3V and 14.8V UB at idle -...
  10. W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class
    Hey everybody. I just bought a 1982 300sd and recently changed the battery. While changing the battery I noticed this wire, which was broken off, coming off the positive terminal. What is this wire? I did some googling but couldn't find anything specific to w126s. Also, how do I replace it? Any...
  11. W164 M-Class
    Hi, I am looking to get recommendations for both PRIMARY and AUX battery for W164 ML350. Which battery brands and group? Price estimates? Best place to buy? I am based in Melbourne, Australia so appreciate anyone who can direct me to a supplier in my locality.
  12. W163 M-Class
    Hello everyone, I have a 2002 ML55 AMG that has a constant coolant light on even though the coolant levels are fine. The heated seats also do not work and flash whenever I try to use them. After browsing the forum, I decided it was the fuse on the battery - a 100A one. I sourced an ML500 and...
  13. W202 C-Class
    I had it in my head to remove negative battery cable to reset my courtesy light system. The nut and bolt were rusted. I sprayed the nut and bolt with lubricating oil (I didn't have penetrating oil. I let it soak for a couple of minutes, while I found the wrench to fit the nut. The negative...
  14. C208/A208 CLK-Class
    First of, it is a 2002 CLK320 (W208) with 99,000 miles. I started getting the alternator/battery light to come on then go clear. I decided to do the obvious and order a regulator. I pulled the alternator and checked the brushes. They were good, but I noticed a very slight whir when I spun...
  15. R170 SLK-Class
    What group of battery does my 1998 Mercedes SLK 230 Kompressor use? The hood is shut and keys are locked inside and battery is dead and needs replaced. TIA
  16. W251 R-Class
    Hey friends, My R350 main battery died and got it changed yesterday, also atbthe same time replaced the Remote Battery with a new "Energizer" one. However, The "Change Key Battery" sign is still there and won't go away. I tried resetting the battery in tge remote, but that didn't help. Any...
  17. R/C107 SL/SLC Class
    Hello, happy Sunday! Is my alternator or battery broken on my 1972 350 SL V8 US model? My car has had the same battery for six years, and has started every single time since then, and I drive the car about twice a month. Totally reliable starting, hot or cold. The "Generator Indicator Light"...
  18. W210 E-Class
    Does anyone know how to access the negative battery cable. I’m trying to see what i need to do to get past that access door.
  19. W163 M-Class
    Hello! I just purchased a 2000 ML55 with ~84000 miles (from carsandbids.com --- check it out if you haven't yet) and need to replace the gauge cluster. I have pulled it out several times, so I know how to do that, but I will be adding a "new" one today. During installation, do I need to unplug...
  20. W203 C-Class
    I have a 2003 C230 4 Door Kompressor. The batt/alt workshop light came on. Replaced Alt/Batt/Starter. Light still persist. 12.59v before start from batt reading. 12.19v after start from batt reading. Alternator not charging battery but neighter did the last 3 installed. 2 from a shop, 1 myself...
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