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pic of car with arrow pointing up came on stating go to workshop then air support went out of the rear dropping rear to ground with no support. Is there a regulatory in back? What would cause it to drop.

I have disabled the "Glass breakage & tow away" sensor in the trip unit but the alarm still went off in hot sunshine.

I assume there's a problem with an interior temperature sensor, how do I find the sensor?

I am locking the car manually okay without arming the alarm.

Appreciate any suggestions. Mike.

the rear left..driver side turn signal will not work...what can the problem possibly be?

Ive changed the transmission conductor plate, filter, gasket, seals and fluid. It runs fine until it warms up then starts acting up again. I read it could be the control module but which one? Can some please clarify? Can you replace it with a used one or does it have to be "flashed" to that specific vehicle?

this problem occurs averagely six occasions in a day, on some occasions prevents smooth movements while engine starts stays on normally

Have had the fuel pump and sensor replaced. Had the filter cleaned. Could it be software ? The car is 2002 and in beautiful condition. Only 98,000 kms on the clock.

Is changing oil cooler seal solve the problem thank you. Email-

use to work then everything quit?

cruise control quit working and no volume on fm only?

When I am driving about 2 miles

The rear window suddenly could not be powered up but the other windows are ok, is it fuse or motor

instrument cluster doesnot work. started with the brake lights and then IC stop.

1)Where can i buy an extra smart key ?

2)Where can i buy the turbine inside my gearbos ?

3)Where can i buy 4 sensors for each wheel ?

4)How much will all this cost me ?

5)How can this happen to my ML 500 with only 29,000 miles done so far ?

6)Where can i find videos or pictures of inside my gearbox ?

Thank you for any help you may be able to offer
Mr Leslie

leaking power steering rack, technician ask to change the rack & pinion. what is the cost on that.

Why when I put the car on Drive, it stays not only in Neutraul for about 10 seconds then switch to drive. what is the cause?

I have a 2004 ML500 and when I try to lock the doors the right rear door lock activates 3 - 4 times but doesn't lock.

they stay on all the time

Everything works, sound brand new and only have 500 km on the clock.
After a month of arrival and use, the key came apart and the ML 500 would not start again. I tried the following.
1. change the battery on the ML
2. change the battery on the remote key.
3. reassemble the key to make sure nothing is missing.
Been suggested to make sure the remote works on the door and when I turn the car keys on the dash board lights up. all ok.
I even turn the key to on position and when the lights come on I held the remote control key down for 20 seconds. still nothing and don't start.
I cant take the car in a dealership as there is no dealer here in Samoa.
Anyone have a suggestion before I can arrange for an engineer from overseas to sort out the problem. This may be a more expensive option.

It started after a collision that damaged my rear bumper, I'm wondering if this could have something to do with it. I'm auto-illiterate so any ideas would be greatly appreciated! Thanks!

96000 miles with no other major problems. The size of the oil spod is about 2 inches on smooth concrete. Where do I add fluid or sealer? Can it be a hose or a seal causing the problem?

Problem started Dec. 20, 2012.
already replaced power steering pump.

just started to come on last night

checked module/fuses - over head console lights and back passenger lights stopped working - cleared all fault codes on computer - lights light from computer - but not from open doors unlock/lock

fluid was checked in the tank and that is full. when i am driving the car it goes from 40 to about 100. than I need to put the heat on to bring down the temp. Sometimes it almost goes to 120 near the orange. What can be causing this?

Somehow this message 'WAIT' came on the screen therfore cannot operate the radio.I have the security code but cannot insert it with this message. Followed through the manual but it not going off.



Somehow a message 'WAIT' just came up. I followed the instruction on the manual to rectify it but was not successful. Cut off power by removing Battery terminal and replacing it but still showing WAIT. I got the security code but can not insert it as I cannot get the appropriate message. Thanks.

it is blowing hot all of the time. Freon is full, compressor is on. We changed the heater control valve and it still does the same thing.

sparkplug need to be change

the filter is about 10" x 10", my guess is thats its under the glove box.

Anytime I stop at a sign or light, when I start to drive again the doors unlock and lock again on their own. How can this be fixed?