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 > Mercedes-Benz Tech Information and Support > Tech Help

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 06-30-2008, 03:01 PM
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 8
Clicking or thumping sound

I own a C320 2003 year model.When I insert the key to ignition I hear this thumping of clicking sound from the keyhole area (dashboard area) it continues for about 3-4 minutes after starting. Can some one help.
Thanks
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 06-30-2008, 03:04 PM
Moderator
 
Join Date: Mar 1999
Location: Tucker, Ga USA
Posts: 12,153
Common problem on the early W203 c-class.

Try searching on problems with a/c servo motor issues.

Most common problem is a broken footwell flap lever.
__________________
MERCEDES Benz Master Guild Technician (6 TIMES)
ASE Master Technician
Mercedes Benz Star Technician (2 times)
44 years foreign automotive repair
27 Years M.B. Shop foreman (dealer)
MB technical information Specialist (15 years)
190E 2.3 16V ITS SCCA race car (sold)
1986 190E 2.3 16V 2.5 (sold)
Retired Moderator
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 07-04-2008, 02:31 PM
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: California
Posts: 16
It may be the purge valve for fuel evaporative system, normaly you can hear it when ideling and the thumping sound like a bad main bearing.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 07-06-2008, 02:39 PM
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 8
Thanks so much. It was the A/C servo. A footwell flap lever.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On




All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:13 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, 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