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Forum: Tech Help 06-09-2008, 12:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 924
Posted By leonb
I have about 230 000 km on the clock. Is...

I have about 230 000 km on the clock.

Is replacement of the mounts a DIY job? Is there any DIY directions on how to do on C280 with V6 motor. Found directions on the straight 6 (M104) but...
Forum: Tech Help 06-03-2008, 11:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 924
Posted By leonb
vibration from engin or gearbox?

Hi,

Got a problem I need some help on. My 1999 C280 developed a vibration a few months ago (maybe even a year) which has become progressively worse over time. Symptons as follow:

With the gear...
Forum: Tech Help 12-12-2006, 09:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 659
Posted By leonb
Thanks for the advise. Do you think this light...

Thanks for the advise. Do you think this light will be able to take the current to charge a gps battery?

Is there a tutorial somewhere on how to remove the ashtay on a W202 - preferably with...
Forum: Tech Help 12-11-2006, 10:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 659
Posted By leonb
12 volt supply - cigarrette lighter

I want to tap into teh 12volt power supply from the cigarrette lighter in the ashtray. This is for a "permanent" portable GPS receiver installation. How do I remove teh astray to get to the wires or...
Forum: Tech Help 12-11-2006, 10:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,490
Posted By leonb
How many fans/blowers does the aircon system on a...

How many fans/blowers does the aircon system on a W202 have. When I press the EC button (on/off) I normally can hear a "second" blower kicking in when aircon is engaged.

Sometime this 2nd bloer is...
Forum: Tech Help 12-07-2006, 01:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,490
Posted By leonb
bump again. Help please!

bump again.

Help please!
Forum: Tech Help 12-05-2006, 10:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,490
Posted By leonb
any help?

any help?
Forum: Tech Help 12-05-2006, 12:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,490
Posted By leonb
A while back I didnt use my aircon for a few...

A while back I didnt use my aircon for a few months, as it was winter. The with the first warm days when I needed it, it didnt make cold at all. Took it to dealership: regassed, apparently no leaks....
Forum: Tech Help 12-05-2006, 11:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,490
Posted By leonb
Cleaning A/C evaporator - W202

I have some issues with proper cooling, and supect it might be the evaporator that is dirty (leaves etc).

Is there an easy way to clean the evaporator. How?

I see on other models (couldnt find...
Forum: Tech Help 10-18-2006, 12:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 720
Posted By leonb
Power & torque curves

Anyone have, or know where I can find, the power and torque curves for the m112 engin in a 1999 C280.
Forum: Tech Help 10-12-2006, 12:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 840
Posted By leonb
Yes, I feel the play when the car is stationary. ...

Yes, I feel the play when the car is stationary.

The drag link and tie-rods were replace about 30 000km ago which fixed the steering play in 12'o'clock position.

Just wanted to know is steering...
Forum: Tech Help 10-11-2006, 12:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 840
Posted By leonb
I would really appreciate some advice before...

I would really appreciate some advice before taking it to dealership.
Forum: Tech Help 10-09-2006, 04:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 840
Posted By leonb
Steering play - 99C280

With the steering wheel dead centre, there is no steering play. When turned either left or right (e.g. half turn), there are substancial play on the steering wheel - more than 2 inches.

Any idea...
Forum: Tech Help 10-04-2006, 12:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 673
Posted By leonb
Is the aux fan the radiator fan? If so, yes it...

Is the aux fan the radiator fan? If so, yes it does come on.
Forum: Tech Help 10-04-2006, 12:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 673
Posted By leonb
Cycling Aircon

After not using my aircon for about 6 months (winter period), it did not want to work when using it for the first time. So I got it checked out by dealer. They said the compressor could not kick in...
Forum: Tech Help 08-21-2006, 12:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 637
Posted By leonb
Had it checked out at the service. Low gass...

Had it checked out at the service. Low gass pressure. Apparently no noticeable leaks?? Anyway, regassed it and is working now.
Forum: Tech Help 08-21-2006, 12:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 785
Posted By leonb
Some feedback (although no-one on the forum...

Some feedback (although no-one on the forum really tried helping :( ).

Had it checked out at agents. Seems that the air filter somehow got misaligned in the filterhousing and let "dirty" air...
Forum: Tech Help 08-07-2006, 12:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 785
Posted By leonb
no-one can help??

no-one can help??
Forum: Tech Help 08-03-2006, 11:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 785
Posted By leonb
I'll have to bump this post untill someone helps...

I'll have to bump this post untill someone helps me, because I would not like to go to the dealer without some idea of what the problem might be $$$$$
Forum: Tech Help 08-02-2006, 01:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 785
Posted By leonb
I dont think the oxygen sensor were ever replaced...

I dont think the oxygen sensor were ever replaced - bought it on 140 000km. What does the O2 sensor do?

How will problems with the throttle body show up. It sems as if there is a specific point on...
Forum: Tech Help 08-01-2006, 12:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 785
Posted By leonb
problem during take-off

Hi

Yet another problem on my 1999 C280.

When I take off from a dead stop, it seems as if the car wants to die on me before getting to speed. Its only for a very short period just after...
Forum: Tech Help 07-26-2006, 12:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,038
Posted By leonb
For the guys that responded so far: I'm...

For the guys that responded so far: I'm definately talking about changing the diff oil, and not the transmission. Already did transmission.



Anyone know why this will happen, because it is...
Forum: Tech Help 07-25-2006, 12:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,038
Posted By leonb
Changing the diff oil

How often should the diff oil on a 1999 C280 be changed. I bought the car second hand about 30 000km back (it now has 170 000 km), and assume the previous owner has not changed it.

So, I asked the...
Forum: Tech Help 07-25-2006, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 637
Posted By leonb
Hi forp, Thanks for the suggestion, but my...

Hi forp,

Thanks for the suggestion, but my car does not have climate control. It's still manual.

Any other way to diagnose?
Forum: Tech Help 07-24-2006, 03:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 637
Posted By leonb
Aircon stopped working

I drive a 2000 C280, and did not use the aircon for about 3 months (operate fans on EC). The reason for this is because it was winter time and I though I would save the aircon instead of kicking...
Forum: Tech Help 05-13-2006, 04:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,857
Posted By leonb
I have a ticking lifter on my 99 C280. All the...

I have a ticking lifter on my 99 C280. All the lifters was replaced about 10 000km ago. Before the lifters were replaced, it had a constant ticking. After the lifters were replaced, the lifter...
Forum: Tech Help 04-12-2006, 03:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 758
Posted By leonb
How much oil to top up

On a W202 M112 (c280), how much oil does one need to add to move from the min mark on the dipstick to the max mark on the dipstick? My oil level is about 3/4 towards the max mark, and I want to top...
Forum: Tech Help 04-05-2006, 05:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 777
Posted By leonb
Is it easy to replace the bulb. Can someone...

Is it easy to replace the bulb. Can someone please direct to a site/post where this is explained.
Forum: Tech Help 04-05-2006, 10:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 777
Posted By leonb
Should this check engine light "light-up" when...

Should this check engine light "light-up" when the key is in the on position
Forum: Tech Help 04-04-2006, 01:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 777
Posted By leonb
CEL location - '99 C280

Can anyone please explain to me, or even better, post a picture of where on the instrument cluster the check engine light on a 99 C280 is located. When the key is in the on position, all the lights...
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