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causing this problem. Or is there a secret I don't know.
It runs rich once it starts. It has to wait about 10 minutes after turning off the car before it starts. I think the FI system is metering incorrectly (rich).
All of my interior dashboard lights are not working but the fuse is fine. Any suggestions?
I have a 1976 450-SL that came out of 7yr storage. The oil, gas, plugs, antifreeze looked great. I hooked up a battery and it started right up. I let it run 5 or so times, 30min at a time each week. The last time I started it up I forgot I left it running say an hour or so. When I remembered I found steam coming from the passenger side of the engine & shut it down. Antifreeze puddle under the car. What might I have damaged to cause this. After cooling down; I put antifreeze to fill the radiator; in a few days (without trying to restart the car) there was an AF puddle under the car. I have NOT tried to start the car since. The car was always left running in my garage with the exhaust facing out my open garage door. What steps should I take to check for possible damage?? Thx
This is new/rebuilt transmission that started shifting very hard from 1s to 2nd and now won't shift from 3rd to 4th. I feel like my mechanic is trying to get out of fixing his mistake.
Anti towing security feature. I suspect it affects the starter after a rear end collision into this car.
starting to squeak on acceleration. tension unit is broken
I checked spark plugs and three had a bit of oil but checked compression and it's excellent. Help????
I jet don't trst that place where I went...my only complaint then was the hesitation so they fix a gasket that cost me around $2,000 and 2 distributor caps and EH which costed me $348.00 alone
What is 17 on code reader
How can this be fixed or what could be the underlying issue?
it will start and run fine till gets to operating temp then stalls and is hard to start till it cools off . I replaced the crank position sensor and still have the problem . Is there something else I have missed ? Possibly the cam sensor
Nor do the 2 buttons under it. All the other buttons work.
the Vacuum Gauge that tells miles per gallon.. all just stopped at one time could it be a fuse ? Only the temperature Gauge is working.
I recently recharged the battery and after putting it back on the roll bar came up of its own volition,i have lights windows and heater,no indicators can lock and unlock by remote lights flahing like indicators on instruments but no gauges and will not restart can anyone help please,this is my first R129 after many faultless SLKs
Ithink it may be out of sync roll bar has come up and I can use the remote for locking& Unlocking however I have windows and nothing else
mercedes 500 sl how do you stop the hazzard light for the convertible bar
it just started and the light switch does not work for the automatic top
mysteriously on & off , all different time frames ,,, also when car is on ' then was stopping for weeks , now seems to be constant !!! i changed the headlight switch thinking it had to do with european funcions to the left of dial switch , but to no avail , i am stumpped aswell as alot of motorheads and mechanics that have looked at it ": i cant be the only one with this problem
Hard top and everything else works well and in sync have checked
hydraulic fluid in bootwell any suggestions please,thanks