Parts Catalog Accessories Catalog How To Articles Tech Forums
Call Pelican Parts at 888-280-7799
Shopping Cart Cart | Project List | Order Status | Help



Go Back   PeachParts Mercedes-Benz Forum > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 30 of 160
Search took 0.03 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Jim W.
Forum: Tech Help 12-08-2019, 06:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 415
Posted By Jim W.
Daytime Running Light Replacement

Mercedes-Benz 2015 ML250.
We took a rock to the passenger side DRL and it is now not working. I cannot find information how to replace it myself. Help will be appreciated. Thank you.
Jim
Forum: Tech Help 12-19-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 760
Posted By Jim W.
Thanks for the response. After digging around I...

Thanks for the response. After digging around I found the solution and you authenticate it. In my case there is a replacement adapter plug from Tow Ready, the TR20141, that has resistors built into...
Forum: Tech Help 12-18-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 760
Posted By Jim W.
Trailer Lights Problem

The towing vehicle is a 2008 ML320 CDI with a factory installed towing package. There have been no problems with trailer lights with our past trailers. In the past two months we have bought two new...
Forum: Tech Help 12-04-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 692
Posted By Jim W.
Thank you all, the advice has been spot on. ...

Thank you all, the advice has been spot on.

Disclaimer: I have some mechanical knowledge which gives me enough confidence in myself to at least look under the hood. I was hesitant to attack...
Forum: Tech Help 12-02-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,672
Posted By Jim W.
Thank you, The pads and rotors have been...

Thank you,
The pads and rotors have been inspected by a very competent tech and he was surprised I asked him about them. I have a reasonable ability to assess wear and I can see the pads and rotors...
Forum: Tech Help 12-01-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 706
Posted By Jim W.
Winter Wipers

This has been asked before for prior years but what is the best, or best option, for a winter wiper in the snow belt, especially noting possible technological advances for 2014? I don't think model...
Forum: Tech Help 12-01-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 692
Posted By Jim W.
Headlamp Color Change

2008 ML320 CDI - 119,700 miles
Just recently, within the last 500 miles, the right headlight low beam changed from it's daylight xenon color to a rose color. Is there a reason why and a solution?...
Forum: Tech Help 12-01-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,672
Posted By Jim W.
Brake Wear Indicator Light

2008 ML320 CDI - 119,700 miles.
The brake wear warning light is "manifesting" it self on our dash. I thought it meant the servicing of our brakes was imminent. However, the tech from our tire...
Forum: ML, GL, G-Wagen, R-Class, Unimog, Sprinter 01-19-2011, 09:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,497
Posted By Jim W.
Concur, that would be my first place to check. ...

Concur, that would be my first place to check.

Jim W.
Forum: ML, GL, G-Wagen, R-Class, Unimog, Sprinter 01-08-2011, 10:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,324
Posted By Jim W.
We have owned 2 W163's and our current 2008...

We have owned 2 W163's and our current 2008 ML320CDI and I would not go back. This CDI is much better and it is the last year of the non-AdBlu diesels. Great torque and acceleration, excellent...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-30-2010, 11:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 711
Posted By Jim W.
I thought it could be a dirty sensor in the...

I thought it could be a dirty sensor in the windshield but have dismissed that because the wiper doesn't activate until I use the turn signal. I also dismiss that I am somehow causing the swipe...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-29-2010, 10:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 711
Posted By Jim W.
Turn Signal - Windshield Wiper Problem

2008 ML320 CDI. When I start this vehicle up when cold, like western Wisconsin, the first couple of times I signal the wiper will make one swipe. I have had the habit of leaving the wiper control...
Forum: Tech Help 10-26-2010, 07:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 679
Posted By Jim W.
mbrace and mbrace plus

I'm going to post this on a couple of forums so I hope you will bear with me.

Is anyone using mbrace? When we bought our 2008 ML320 CDI we received the six month free subscription to Tele-Aid. ...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-20-2010, 09:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,312
Posted By Jim W.
I had a 1978 300SD and a hitch was put on it. ...

I had a 1978 300SD and a hitch was put on it. Based on my experiences I would not tow with the 300SD again. The car was not engineered to tow, didn't have a "towing package" and I feel it was too...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-09-2010, 09:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,148
Posted By Jim W.
The contact below repairs them and exchanges your...

The contact below repairs them and exchanges your old amp. We had ours done about 15-20 years ago, no problems since. Well worth the cost and this person knows what he is doing.

Jim W.

George...
Forum: ML, GL, G-Wagen, R-Class, Unimog, Sprinter 05-22-2010, 09:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,438
Posted By Jim W.
I've had that type of noise on another vehicle...

I've had that type of noise on another vehicle and it indicated eventual brake failure. We were lucky it didn't happen when we needed the brakes. Recommend to have it diagnosed.

Jim W.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 03-11-2010, 01:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 816
Posted By Jim W.
I want to thank the contactors to me about the...

I want to thank the contactors to me about the sale of this fine vehicle. It has found a new home in St. Petersburg, FL and the new owner will not be disappointed in paying this price, he bought a...
Forum: Car Audio and Multimedia 02-26-2010, 06:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 879
Posted By Jim W.
Navigation Download Sites

Has anyone had any experience with downloading navigation updates from these sites?

http://www.twistysdownload.com/.../M...ne+MCS2+North+ America+Map+DVD+v.7.0.html
...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-11-2010, 09:38 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,831
Posted By Jim W.
I will not use biodiesel if I have a choice. The...

I will not use biodiesel if I have a choice. The owner's manual specifically notes that any biodiesel blend above 5% will void the engine warranty. This 2008 CDI is not engineered to run on...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-25-2010, 08:57 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,096
Posted By Jim W.
The owner's manual specifically says to NOT use...

The owner's manual specifically says to NOT use any additives.

Jim W.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-07-2010, 12:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By Jim W.
At the dealer. They tried a working DVD and the...

At the dealer. They tried a working DVD and the nav would not read it. Diagnosis is a defective navigation processor, the dealer had the part and took about 1 hr. to repair. The repaired Nav system...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-05-2010, 09:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By Jim W.
Thanks for the thoughts. We did eject and...

Thanks for the thoughts. We did eject and reinserted the DVD, and we tried this after restarting the ML the next day. One of the first things I did was to gently clean the disc with a microfiber...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-04-2010, 09:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By Jim W.
Navigation DVD Failure

2008 ML320 CDI, 33,000 miles. This is a new issue with our navigation system. It may be coincidence but this happened on Dec. 31, 2009. The DVD is the original 2007.1 version that came with the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-09-2009, 09:32 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,989
Posted By Jim W.
I would not mix the two. Delvac 1300 15W-40...

I would not mix the two. Delvac 1300 15W-40 would serve you well all by itself, just as it does up here in Wisconsin.

Jim W.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-08-2009, 09:42 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,989
Posted By Jim W.
About 10 years ago Mercedes-Benz quit putting out...

About 10 years ago Mercedes-Benz quit putting out a list of approved motor oils. The Star magazine of the Mercedes-Benz Club of America (MBCA) used to publish the list when it was used. Mobil...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-10-2009, 03:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,950
Posted By Jim W.
Here is what I found: In 1998 we had these notes...

Here is what I found: In 1998 we had these notes on our service order: Check why kickdown blows fuses. Check wires and solenoid. Found solenoid shorted. Replaced kickdown solenoid. The kickdown...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-09-2009, 04:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,950
Posted By Jim W.
Is the kick-down switch connected through this...

Is the kick-down switch connected through this fuse? If it is then a faulty kick-down solenoid located on the transmission would be very suspect. The solenoid is in a location subject to a lot of...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 06-11-2009, 11:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 816
Posted By Jim W.
Western Wisconsin

Western Wisconsin
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 06-11-2009, 04:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 816
Posted By Jim W.
For Sale: 1978 300SD

300 SD, 1978 Sedan. Brilliant Red, beige MB Tex. 203,385. In our family since new, second owner. All original. Excellent condition. Original paint, no rust (few blemishes- none major). Always...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-05-2009, 10:42 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,318
Posted By Jim W.
No flame intended. I will use biodiesel when...

No flame intended.

I will use biodiesel when M-B says it's OK to use B100 rather than just B5, and when every farmer who sells, or supplier of, products used in biodiesel uses biodiesel 100% for...
Showing results 1 to 30 of 160

 
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:30 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0
Copyright 2018 Pelican Parts, LLC - Posts may be archived for display on the Peach Parts or Pelican Parts Website -    DMCA Registered Agent Contact Page