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Forum: Tech Help 06-08-2010, 01:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,896
Posted By HTN-E430
Where is 210 Brake Light Switch located ?

My 2000 E430 had Brake Light, ABS, BAS and ESP lights on. After some searching I think the Brake Light Switch had gone bad, I bought the switch but could not find it anywhere near the top of brake or...
Forum: Wheels & Tires 12-15-2008, 11:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 873
Posted By HTN-E430
What are OE tire and wheel sizes ?

What are OE tire and wheel sizes ?
Forum: Wheels & Tires 12-10-2008, 01:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,275
Posted By HTN-E430
Of these two tires in size 235/45-17 for '00...

Of these two tires in size 235/45-17 for '00 E430, General Altimax UHP and Sumitomo HTR Z-III, which is better in terms of handling, ride and noise ?
Forum: Tech Help 12-08-2008, 11:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 563
Posted By HTN-E430
It works

I replaced the 7.5A fuse (fuse #7) on the side of the headlight switch, it did not do anything different. I then swapped the socket with the working bulb from driver side to passenger side, the...
Forum: Tech Help 12-08-2008, 03:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,349
Posted By HTN-E430
Everstart Maxx at Walmart has 3 years free...

Everstart Maxx at Walmart has 3 years free replacement and 9 years pro-rated warranty for less than $80. Everstart Maxx is made by Johnson Control the maker of Interstate and it is rated very highly...
Forum: Tech Help 12-08-2008, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 563
Posted By HTN-E430
Check Fuse Box

No, I didn't.

Where is that fuse box located ? On the side panel next to the headlight switch ?

The car is driven by wife, I'll check the fuse tonight.

Thanks
Forum: Tech Help 12-07-2008, 08:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 563
Posted By HTN-E430
Brake light problem on passenger side.

The right/passenger side brake light did not work and cause the warning "Light Failure". I changed the bulb and still it did not work. I then swap the bulb and the white socket from driver side to...
Forum: Detailing and Interior 09-01-2008, 04:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,025
Posted By HTN-E430
I used 600 grits sand paper then polishing...

I used 600 grits sand paper then polishing compound, the outside plastic of both lens look very clean and very smooth, the passenger side is almost like new. The inside of driver side lens are...
Forum: Wheels & Tires 08-02-2008, 08:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 849
Posted By HTN-E430
General Altimax RT is good tire for Honda Accord...

General Altimax RT is good tire for Honda Accord for the money, and if you buy 4 before midnight Aug 04, you'll get $50 rebate. If you're bigger the average, then just pump up the air pressure by 2-4...
Forum: Tech Help 07-12-2008, 02:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,863
Posted By HTN-E430
I installed Prestone backflush kits to several...

I installed Prestone backflush kits to several Honda's and a Lexus heater hoses without any problem. Flushing radiator coolant with this kit is very easy and fast too. I never had any leak around the...
Forum: Wheels & Tires 07-10-2008, 02:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 654
Posted By HTN-E430
Any problem with 245/45-17 on E430 ?

OEM size of '00 E430 is 235/45-17, what are possible problems with 245/45-17 on the same OEM wheels ? The overall diameter of 245/45-17 is 25.7", 0.3" larger than 235/45-17 at 25.4". Can 1.2% larger...
Forum: Tech Help 06-07-2008, 01:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 835
Posted By HTN-E430
Smile CEL is off for now

For unknown reasons, the CEL is off after driving back home from cash wash this morning. But the multifunction shows "lamp defective", swapping left and right brake lamps erases the defective lamp...
Forum: Tech Help 06-07-2008, 03:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 835
Posted By HTN-E430
2000 E430 CEL without malfunctions ?

My 2000 E430 just had a check engine light on today, but the display on the instrument says no malfunction. I checked the gas tank cap and it is very tight, battery is fully charged and the car is...
Forum: Tech Help 04-30-2008, 02:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,709
Posted By HTN-E430
'00 W210 E430 Sun Visor Vanity Mirror Cover Broke

The cover of the passenger side sun visor vanity mirror broke. Can I buy just the plastic vanity mirror cover or the mirror assembly only without the whole visor ? Where ?

Thanks
Forum: Tech Help 04-17-2008, 06:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 978
Posted By HTN-E430
If you already had a fluid extractor then use it....

If you already had a fluid extractor then use it. If you're planning to buy one, MityVac model 7201 is the one to get. I had one and had been using it for 4-5 years without problems.
Forum: Tech Help 02-19-2007, 07:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 656
Posted By HTN-E430
The battery size is 49 and is under the rear...

The battery size is 49 and is under the rear seat. You can call 1-800-for-merc (1-800-367-6372), you will pay for battery only (a little more than $100) and they will come to your place to install...
Forum: Tech Help 11-14-2006, 05:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,790
Posted By HTN-E430
Anco has rebates for wiper blades: $10 for 2...

Anco has rebates for wiper blades: $10 for 2 AeroVantage or $15 for 2 HydroClear. Adapter P/N 48-06 is

HydroClear 99-24 is $12.94 each, adapter P/N 48-06 is $0.25 each but you have to buy 6 at...
Forum: Tech Help 10-27-2006, 01:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,420
Posted By HTN-E430
I have both Topsider and Mityvac, Mityvac is much...

I have both Topsider and Mityvac, Mityvac is much better built and can be used while the oil is very warm, almost hot. If you are interest in one of the fluid evacuators, get Mityvac Fluid Evacuator...
Forum: Tech Help 08-24-2006, 03:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,037
Posted By HTN-E430
Of all the fluid extractors, Mityvac Fluid...

Of all the fluid extractors, Mityvac Fluid Evacuator Plus 07201 is the best for the money. It is very well built and it has a capacity of 8.8 liters. It is also a dispenser, so that you can transfer...
Forum: Tech Help 08-14-2006, 07:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,651
Posted By HTN-E430
Mityvac 07201

I used Mityvac model 07201 to do oil change for '00 E430. It is much better than Topsider that I had few years back. Mityvac costs a little more than Topsider, but it is much better construction and...
Forum: Wheels & Tires 05-28-2006, 04:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,971
Posted By HTN-E430
You want to have the overall diameter within 0.5%...

You want to have the overall diameter within 0.5% of OEM, that means you want 235/40R18.

OEM of '00 E430 is 235/45R17, I had 245/45R17 on for a few weeks, the look was weird, the ride was bad,...
Forum: Detailing and Interior 05-28-2006, 03:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,128
Posted By HTN-E430
Thumbs up Eagle One Wax As-U-Dry on E430

Today I tried Eagle One Wax As-U-Dry on E430.
The car was in garage after comming home from carwash, the hood was warm so I waited 1 hour for it to cool down. I sprayed diluted Eagle One to the...
Forum: Wheels & Tires 05-23-2006, 05:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,833
Posted By HTN-E430
Quiet tires

Opinions of two '02 CLK55 owners about General Exclaim UHP, one of the lowest price Ultra High Performace tires, on Tirerack website:

"Only 1,000 miles but have far exceeded my expectations....
Forum: Wheels & Tires 05-22-2006, 04:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 817
Posted By HTN-E430
I am planning to put General Exclaim UHP on '00...

I am planning to put General Exclaim UHP on '00 E430 when my current tire is gone. Reviews from owners on TireRack were very positive for this tire, and it is so cheap such that if I don't like it I...
Forum: Tech Help 05-21-2006, 02:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 872
Posted By HTN-E430
Try Valvoline’s MaxLife Full Synthetic oil, there...

Try Valvoline’s MaxLife Full Synthetic oil, there is a $29 rebate for 5 quarts valid until July 15. I would use xxW40 grade for your car. Mercedes recommends 0W40, but if you do not live in colder...
Forum: Tech Help 05-21-2006, 02:28 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,031
Posted By HTN-E430
My 2000 E430 has trip computer, I tried several...

My 2000 E430 has trip computer, I tried several speeds using cruise control for one mile each on level surface, the lowest speed was 45 mph and the highest speed was 75 mph, with inscrement of 5 mph....
Forum: Detailing and Interior 05-20-2006, 11:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,128
Posted By HTN-E430
Thumbs up I tried it today on Honda S2000, using damp...

I tried it today on Honda S2000, using damp microfiber cloth. I'd dilute with 80% water and 20% Eagle One. It was very easy to apply and dry off with cotton towel. The paint suface is much smoother...
Forum: Detailing and Interior 05-18-2006, 04:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,128
Posted By HTN-E430
I will apply Wax As-U-Dry in the garage after...

I will apply Wax As-U-Dry in the garage after comming back from carwash. What should I use, wet towel or damp towel ? or damp chamois ?
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 05-18-2006, 02:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,056
Posted By HTN-E430
I was one of those in mid 90's. I had to pay...

I was one of those in mid 90's. I had to pay large sum of $ because I owed mortgage company more than I sold the house for. I owned that house for 8 years, after paying mortgage that long I still had...
Forum: Detailing and Interior 05-18-2006, 01:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,128
Posted By HTN-E430
Eagle One Wax As You Dry on Dried Cars

Sorry to bring back the 2 years old post.

I have a question, how do I apply Eagle One Wax As You Dry on my car after comming home from a carwash place. Eagle One web site indicates that it can be...
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