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Replace your exhaust manifold bolts stat, and get the new ones online or from O'Reilly (I think $15.99 or less for all 12) make sure grade 10.9 so they won't break off in your head. If you haven't fixed this yet don't let the dealer do the job or if you do provide the bolts as the ones they use will break shortly. I was going to get the bolts from the dealer because I wanted them quick and everyone else was sold out, but they were $6.99 each...

The problem actually started with the battery going dead. Engine lamp came on. I didn't notice anything in particular with the engine other than that. After having the local Mercedes dealer examine the car they replaced the battery for $388 (P&L). They then reported that my intake manifold and gaskets needed to be replaced as well as the thermostat ($1562.87 + $443.05). After the shock wore off I went home.

During a routine oil change and maintenance, Midway Nissan told me the head gasket was leaking and told me the price would be over $3000. I was aghast to have a major engine repair just outside of warranty. Looking on line, I seemed to be a fairly common problem due to poor quality/faulty gaskets used by Nissan during manufacture. I called Nissan expecting they would surely due something for me to protect their reputation (e.g. major engine r...

My heat dont work just blows out cold air sometimes

I purchased this vehicle because I was tired of purchasing used vehicles and having to make repairs all of the time. I have had to have the ignition coils replaced 2 times within the last year. This wouldn't be a bug deal if each coil wasn't $100+ to replace! I do not recommend this vehicle at all.

driver seat is not going back in a straight position and is getting stuck half way back

water pump bearings were going was replace today under warranty ...scary that a new car had a problem so soon first time ever for me with a new car.

After much investigation of temp sender, fuel injectors, and ignition parts, the problem was traced to the ECU. On replacement, the problem was fixed.

Right front spring control arm's rubber mount has collapsed and is grinding the front sub-frame. Need to replace control arm (both sides are recommended, along with sub-frame and potentially other parts such as the sealing bellows and supporting joint and strut. I located a Mercedes Technical Support Bulletin #P-B-33.15/12c but Mercedes dealership states that they have no record of any recall or warrantee in this regard and that I would be r...

2001-2007 GMC/Chevy... Transfer cases have a clip that rubs through the soft magnesium housing near the pump and ALL TC fluid is blown out during driving. No leak spot, no way to know until catastrophic failure around 90K-150K miles (Mine went out at 140K). If you havn't already replaced your TC, get an upgrade kit... Buyer beware, NEVER purchase an effected vehicle without checking the TC for quick-weld. There is much info/pictures online...

My 300s wouldn't start, when I pushed the start it went to run mode, but a message was displayed stating transmission need service. The message also said you might be in d and you can't switch to any other gear service ASAP. the car remained in r mode and I couldn't get it out of run mode.

about 30 minutes later, I noticed that the run was off and I try to start and everything was fine, the car started.

I went to dealer who checker the...

My car cranks but won't start, at first it would start and ram its self just a lil and every time I stopped at a red light or stop singe it would sshot off on me and when it was on I would have to keep one foot on the brake and one on the gas I already changed the starter battery spark plugs spark plug wires, I still can't get my car to start can you please help me.

An abnormal fan belt noise may be noted. Our technicians tell us a revised fan belt tensioner is available to correct this concern.

An abnormal fan belt noise may be noted. Our technicians tell us a revised fan belt tensioner is available to correct this concern.

started to get a clicking from underhood whenever it rains, originally started within one year of purchase but then didn't re-occur for 3-4 years. The car doesn't have to be running or in the "on" position. Took it to dealer several time and they could not duplicate issue. Turns out that the drain tubes from the sunroof get clogged and the excess water leaks into cabin and soaks a control module. Had to remove pillar covers on interior to remo...

This is the best video, by far, that shows and explains how to fix all the wipers problems everyone is talking about. I posted a month ago about doing this and my wipers continue to work like new again. The only thing I would add is that when you put the new control panel in, it fits SNUGLY into a slot. It slides into the slot up near where the plug is and if it is not right, it will not go in. Once lined up, I had to tap it with a rubber ...

After replacing several parts and tracing wires to see if they give a -5 reading. Chevrolet has a known issue with a wire shorting out on the front drive shaft.
Check at the transfer case where the front drive shaft meets and you will see a wire loom very close to touching the front driveshaft. This wire is shorting out on the driveshaft.
To fix: Pull the wire loom back to expose the wires and wrap them individually with electrical tape. U...

I purchased my 1992 Nissan D21 truck in 1999 at 32,000 miles from the original owner. At that time the gas gauge was wandering. Also the anti-lock brake light was on. A few months later the gas gauge stopped working, but the low gas warning light still worked when gas got low in the tank. Then the temperature gauge stopped working. I took this car to several Nissan dealerships and they all said to replace the gas tank sending unit, which I tho...

My turn signal began to operate too fast this usually indicated a bulb being burned out, this began around 90,000 miles. I checked the bulbs and they were fine. Around 97,000 my dashboard trouble indicator lite up, showing I had a problem with my driver side back taillight. A mechanic told me that my bulb assembly was going bad and this was a common problems on BMWs. I eventually had to buy a new one for around $90 from BMW and replaced it mys...

My key is worn a little and had been working until today. Now without warning I can't turn my key in the ignition-not to 'on' or not even to 'accessory'. This happened the first time a year ago and I rectified the situation by getting a new key made. But now, again, my new key is so worn that I am being told a copy cannot be made from this worn out key. I will probably have to have a new ignition installed. : (
It makes me wonder wh...

The problem Im having with my 2007 Sonata is the paint is peeling off like nail polish. And rusting on the hood near the wiper blades. Squiking front end during cold weather.

When I turn on the ac it blows hot when i turn on the heat it blows cold

Pressing hard on the accelerator pedal and engaging the Kick Down Sensor puts the car into Limp Home Mode. Problem goes away once the car is restarted but quickly returns when punching the accelerator and engaging the Kick Down Mode. Replaced the 'Throttle Position Sensor' and the problem was fixed. I can now punch the car and it goes. Easy to replace, only tools needed is a 10mm socket for four bolts. Take a photo before disassembly to ensu...

I had this issue around 62000 miles. The transmission of the car fails to shift intermittently and the only way to get it shifting properly again is to park the car and restart the engine. The reason for this failure is because of certain transmission parts failing to get lubricated properly or are dirty. This also suggests that the transmission filter is getting clogged up. While Mercedes said these were "sealed for life" transmissions, they ...

I can't take off my rear brake drum off from my 2002 Toyota celica gt

The relay motor for the driver-side front door failed, making remote entry inoperable. Repair is costly: ~$40 part + $200 labor). Service writer at dealership says this is a common problem. Most opt to just live without remote entry (i.e., use a key).

Sudden catastrophic engine failure at 42,000 miles. Vehicle was towed in. Broken valve spring led to bent valve and $ 3,000.00 repair. Not covered under warranty, of course, due to age of vehicle. I expect more from GM's top-of-the-line. I won't buy another.

Noted condensation buildup within headlight housing, low beam lamp fails, damage to ballast evident;
Air/moisture leaks into headlight housing result in condensation falling to the bottom of the housing. Ballasts are for the low beam lamps only and are mounted on the exterior, bottom of the housing with the electrical conductors protruding up and into the housing. When enough moisture has accumulated it will short the ballast conductors toget...

One day after driving noticed green fluid leaking from the bottom of the truck. Talked with a few folks and found out it could be a very common problem with the transfer case. So I drove it around the block, and climbed underneath afterwards. Sure enough the fluid was comming from the side of the rear casing on the transfer case. Had to pull out the entire transfer case and take it in for a rebuild (I removed it myself, but the shop would've r...

When attempting to start the engine, it turns over normally but will not start. The engine does not even attempt to start.

Found the problem, a mouse had chewed through a wire located near the ECU. The ECU is located on the fender by the right side hood hinge. Spliced the wire and wallah it starts and runs normally!!!!