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Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-12-2017, 10:52 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 122,421
Posted By satyr
FYI: Local dealer said this repair to replace...

FYI:
Local dealer said this repair to replace oil cooler seals was $3000 minimum.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-12-2017, 10:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 373
Posted By satyr
Thank you for the recommendations! The ML's...

Thank you for the recommendations! The ML's waterpump went out on 95 South and as soon as the temp started climbing the wife called and I told her to pull over. Later it was towed to a shop about...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-11-2017, 04:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 373
Posted By satyr
Thanks I'll look these places up online and give...

Thanks I'll look these places up online and give em a call. We also heard of a couple of good shops in Richmond: World Foreign Car Service and Simply Import. We're in Fredericksburg, but it seems...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-03-2017, 05:37 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,592
Posted By satyr
Angry I wish that was true, but sadly that is not what...

I wish that was true, but sadly that is not what my experience has been. I think among the "nuts" like us, there are a few who are looking to take others for a ride, at their own expense. A while...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-03-2017, 04:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 373
Posted By satyr
Good shop for our diesel MBs in DC/VA area?

Hey all,
My 96 E300, the wife's 09 E320 bluetec and our ML500 need work that I am unable to do here at the rental house (with HOA). Can anyone recommend a reliable, honest shop in the DC/VA area? ...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-21-2017, 09:49 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 122,421
Posted By satyr
Wife's new to us 09 e320 is beginning to drip at...

Wife's new to us 09 e320 is beginning to drip at 75K, and this job was done under warranty in 2012 so I'm sure it got the orange seals back then... Sadly, I'm going to have to take it somewhere to...
Forum: Tech Help 03-07-2017, 04:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 486
Posted By satyr
Update

So, after a few weeks I checked all fuses a second time and this time I found #4 in the panel on the left side of the dash blown. I replaced it with a fresh 15A fuse and woopee! I had turn sigs on...
Forum: Tech Help 02-07-2017, 01:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 486
Posted By satyr
w210 Lamp Defective, No reverse Lites, No turn Sigs

Hey everyone,
Hope you're all doing well, and hope you can help us diagnose our lighting issue on our 96 E300. I've searched and can't find the same issues occurring together.

Start the car,...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 06-18-2016, 03:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,001
Posted By satyr
Car has sold. Oh and fyi- interior, trunk,...

Car has sold.

Oh and fyi- interior, trunk, etc. were in great shape with MB floor mats (including the rubber snow catchers), even had the euro hazard triangle with exclamation mark...

Sad to...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-28-2016, 06:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 272
Posted By satyr
Our 4SPD Euro 1987 W201 190d 2.0L 4cyl is for sale

Hey everybody,
I just wanted to let you all know that we are selling our 87 4spd 190d. We have had to move across country for work, so our good friend and neighbor will be showing it to anyone...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 05-28-2016, 05:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,001
Posted By satyr
Our 1987 Euro 4SPD w201 190D 2.0L 4cyl is for sale

Well friends, after all these years it has become time to pass our beloved 1987 Euro 4spd W201 Diesel (190D) on to a new owner. We have moved Ĺ way across the country for work and here we donít have...
Forum: ML, GL, G-Wagen, R-Class, Unimog, Sprinter 06-06-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 772
Posted By satyr
05 ML500 w rapid metallic rattling-banging on highway *solved*

Hey all- wanted to post this here in case anyone else ever has a similar set of symptoms. Wife drove 1/2 way across country in the ML, and on the way back, started getting a loud, speed-dependent...
Forum: Southeast - US (AR,AL,FL,GA,KY,LA,MS,NC,SC,TN) 06-04-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,027
Posted By satyr
Tharrington's Auto Works in Rocky Mount, NC

Wife had an unexpected 7 hour drive to South Carolina for work when a massive car wreck closed I95 southbound to Richmond, VA- and she missed her flight out of the Richmond airport. She shrugged it...
Forum: ML, GL, G-Wagen, R-Class, Unimog, Sprinter 01-11-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 657
Posted By satyr
will 16" ml320 wheels fit on a ml500 w 17" oems?

Hey everybody, Im looking into getting some winter wheels and snow tires for the 05 ml500 which came w 17s originally. I found a set of 5 spoke 16" wheels from a 2000(?) ml320- but dont know if they...
Forum: ML, GL, G-Wagen, R-Class, Unimog, Sprinter 01-06-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 916
Posted By satyr
More on Otto:

German man drives Mercedes G-Wagen on 557k-mile, 26-year road trip [w/video] (http://www.autoblog.com/2014/10/16/german-man-drives-mercedes-g-wagen-on-557k-mile-26-year-road-tr/)
Forum: ML, GL, G-Wagen, R-Class, Unimog, Sprinter 06-03-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,118
Posted By satyr
I'm not sure I unerstand the post. Did you put a...

I'm not sure I unerstand the post. Did you put a new battery in the key or did you put a new battery in the car? Are you saying the dealer would charge you $3000 to get the car to start using the...
Forum: ML, GL, G-Wagen, R-Class, Unimog, Sprinter 05-19-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,018
Posted By satyr
Thanks for the suggestions, we'll be following up...

Thanks for the suggestions, we'll be following up on these for sure. I wish we knew more about the car. We did a carfax before we bought it, and we know it was "dealer maintained," but when we went...
Forum: ML, GL, G-Wagen, R-Class, Unimog, Sprinter 05-04-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,018
Posted By satyr
2005 W163 ML500 service, preventative maintenance recommendations?

Hey all,
We just drove our new to us 2005 ML500 (got home only 6 hours ago!) and wanted to hurry up and post here to see what service recommendations you guys have for us. It's got 113K on the...
Forum: ML, GL, G-Wagen, R-Class, Unimog, Sprinter 05-04-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,041
Posted By satyr
Yep- 05 M we just bought has spare underneath. ...

Yep- 05 M we just bought has spare underneath. The 2006 and 2009 gas M's we looked at had crappy donuts and were told the ad blue diesels (2009 up) had crap run flats.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 05-04-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 409
Posted By satyr
Hey all just wanted to update this post. We...

Hey all just wanted to update this post. We found an 05 ML500 that needs a little TLC, to add to the family. It has the known oil leak due to failing O-rings, failing adhesive for the upholstery on...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 04-30-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 409
Posted By satyr
Looking for 2003 or newer M class...

So, after a very bad impact and rollover accident, weeks of physical therapy, and now a good/bad screwing by the insurance company (insult to injury), we are now in the market for a relatively recent...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 04-30-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,614
Posted By satyr
Hmm- any reason you're looking at $10K 95 e300s...

Hmm- any reason you're looking at $10K 95 e300s and not 96 or other w210 e300s? Just curious...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 04-14-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,362
Posted By satyr
My 190 4spd euro model runs 42-45mpg. I don't...

My 190 4spd euro model runs 42-45mpg. I don't know the difference in gearing compared to US models, but the only time I ever saw 35 MPG was in bumper to bumper city traffic with the ac on every day...
Forum: Car Audio and Multimedia 09-10-2013, 11:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 997
Posted By satyr
I ran into a similar problem installing a sony in...

I ran into a similar problem installing a sony in our old Chevy truck. Hooked everything up and... Nothing. So, I read the book and called the "help" line and etc. Then I found out that the radio...
Forum: Tech Help 06-28-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,108
Posted By satyr
Just wanted to post to (hopefully) close this...

Just wanted to post to (hopefully) close this out. The 3rd brake light is still working since the fuse replacement a few days ago. I'll point out that the #2 fuse was removed and re-installed...
Forum: Tech Help 06-27-2013, 02:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,108
Posted By satyr
Hi Doc- Well this has been interesting! I'm...

Hi Doc-
Well this has been interesting! I'm not entirely clear on how/why this had the outcome it did- but things appear to be in working order for now..?

After the post from Doc, I hooked up...
Forum: Tech Help 06-26-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,108
Posted By satyr
Hi Doc- I'll try jumping the fuse tonight and...

Hi Doc- I'll try jumping the fuse tonight and report back!
Forum: Tech Help 06-24-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,108
Posted By satyr
Um.. So could somebody please gimme a hand and...

Um.. So could somebody please gimme a hand and share some advice or a wiring diagram with me on this? I have zero power to the #2 fuse and I don't know where the problem could be. I'd consider the...
Forum: Tech Help 06-20-2013, 11:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 623
Posted By satyr
Had similar creaking after suspension was...

Had similar creaking after suspension was replaced on our 190d with H&R springs, konis in front and kyb rear. Went away after a few weeks of driving, I think it was the springs settling in on the...
Forum: Tech Help 06-18-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,108
Posted By satyr
So, to update things somewhat, the third brake...

So, to update things somewhat, the third brake light is still not working. I researched a couple of other threads and have since checked for power at fuse #2 in the fuse panel pictured- with key on...
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