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2006 Mercedes Benz C230 Sport 6 Cyl 2.5L
Engine - by AutoMD Member 7/18/2014What color is antifreeze suppose to be ? Weird smell after my car is started what could it be ?
I have what i believe to be oil in my antifreeze. The antifreeze looks dark, but i dont know what color its suppose to be. And after the car is started there is a weird scent in the car. The engine runs perfect though. If anybody knows anything please help.
1982 Mercedes Benz 380SL Base 8 Cyl 3.8L
Engine - by AutoMD Member 7/18/2014I replaced the O2 sensor, but the dash light is still on. What else do I need to do?
My engine in my car had a major overhaul at 106,000 miles. I bought it at 114,000 miles and the light was on then. It seems to run OK, but it does idle rough.
1999 Mercedes Benz ML430 Base 8 Cyl 4.3L
Engine - by AutoMD Member 7/10/2014My cars runs good the only probleam is that when im in a red light my car stops i put it on parking and stars back on
my mileage on the car is 135,000 it only does it once in while but my check ingine is on it has several codes p.o173,p.o300,p.o303,302 ,304and 301
2002 Mercedes Benz S430 Base 8 Cyl 4.3L
Engine - by SunnyMoe 7/8/2014My car hesitates when I try to accelerate what could be the problem ??
If I'm at a red light that changes to green when trying to go it doesn't go
2003 Mercedes Benz E320 Base 6 Cyl 3.2L
Engine - by Gene 7/6/2014What to do when engine quits
It was running smoothly then I accidentally choke it manually then it's sputtering to stop
1993 Mercedes Benz 190E 2.6 6 Cyl 2.6L
Engine - by AutoMD Member 6/17/2014Engine turn over, but the car will not start. I am getting a very weak spark yellow/ orange color not blue.
This happen before and i replaced the coil. the engine started up immediately. this time the coil is checking out good
2006 Mercedes Benz C230 Sport 6 Cyl 2.5L
Engine - by AutoMD Member 6/13/2014Autostick funcitionality stopped working
I was at the light and put the car in 1st to take off the car started off slowly, and I noticed the funcitionality stopped working? What happend to this system? What should I do? Thanks
1988 Mercedes Benz 420SEL Base 8 Cyl 4.2L
Engine - by AutoMD Member 6/9/2014Brought Mercedes to PEB BOYS for AC Charge. When they atrted the Car Timing chain broke?? What can be done in
Brought Car in to charge AC. They tried to start Car and called me at Home to say Timing Chain Broke?? Any answers , thoughts or Legal rights I may have??
2008 Mercedes Benz GL450 Base 8 Cyl 4.6L
Engine - by AutoMD Member 6/9/2014Why does the car experience hard start when engine temperature is hot, or weather is hot?
The car will start in the mornings with a slight hesitation, but as the day goes warmer, and the engine gets hotter the hesitation is prolonged and in some instances will require turning off and turning on again.
1989 Mercedes Benz 300CE Base 6 Cyl 3.0L
Engine - by AutoMD Member 6/8/2014Hard to start when car is cold
When trying to start vehicle in the mornings, after sitting for several hours, the vehicle will turn over like it is trying to start but takes many times to get it started. Once it is started, and it is warm, it will run fine for the day. Check engine light is not ...
2001 Mercedes Benz S500 Base 8 Cyl 5.0L
Engine - by MrCaracicatriz 5/29/2014Why does my car hesitate/stall when I first press the gas after backing out of my driveway in the morning?
It's almost a jerking motion unless I press the gas pedal very slowly and carefully. Only does this in the morning after being parked all night.
2000 Mercedes Benz E430 Base 8 Cyl 4.3L
Engine - by AutoMD Member 5/23/2014My MB E430 died while driving, engine cranks but won't start.
This is a 2000 MB E430 which has over 200K miles. I have replaced the Crankshaft positioning sensor, added 10 gallons of fuel and when I turn the key, before cranking the engine, I can hear the "Hum" that I assume is the fuel pump working. The fuel filter has ...
1995 Mercedes Benz C220 Base 4 Cyl 2.2L
Engine - by AutoMD Member 5/22/2014I fill the container with antifreez and 30 later its emty
Any time driving or parked the over heating light is on
2001 Mercedes Benz E320 Base 6 Cyl 3.2L
Engine - by AutoMD Member 5/21/2014Car hesitates to fire up after sitting for 10-15 mins
Car hesitates to fire up or crank when its been sitting for about 10-15 mins. OLike a trip to the grocery store. Will crank but it drags as if its struggling to go ahead and fire up.
1999 Mercedes Benz E430 Base 8 Cyl 4.3L
Engine - by Dennis 5/19/2014What steps are required to get the starter out of the small space under my E430 Mercedes
I know I must jack the engine up about an inch after loosening the right engine mount but what else has to be undone to facilitate the raising of the engine?