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Seems to get louder when accelerating

Took in for service on May 17 2017 and dealer is saying I need to replace transmission mount not knowing I did in 10/2012. My car is in excellent condition.

When I let up on gas pedal & go to push it back down its has about a 2 second hesitation then very slow & smoothly increases acceleration until I let up on gas. Seem to always start up & take off ok after being turned off, but then within a couple/few minutes starts acting up again. What would cause that?

When switching car off after driving a long distance and temp gauge is higher than 80 degrees car won't start until temperature is below 80 degrees. What can cause it? Engine turns but won't start when temp is above 80 degrees

I need to add fluid

other things like wipers slowing from 111 speed to 11 speed at stop and 3 blink signal function doesn't work either. Nor does the interior light (on with door open) and (slow fade off when door shuts) work. if you move sw. to auto, it just stays on "all the time".

I have the new switch and don't know how to remove the console or switch panel to replace it without damaging the console . The red cover broke on the switch .

All of a sudden the engine would not start.
1. Turns over maybe 1 second then stops.
2. I retry to start, same thing turns over maybe 1 second and stops.
3. On the 3rd restart this time does not turn over at all.
4. Disconnect the battery & retry all 3 steps and the same results.

The battery is good.

Did not give a sign of any issues till last night.

Has 130K miles.

Thank You!!!
Glen (

Drained with parking lights left on.

It will not go down. Is it possible there is a fuse for this operation?

Wiring in a chip that promises more power. Its is to be put in line with what color wire? It's wired in line with
a wire to the ecu unit.

Crankshaft position sensor was replaced about 5 months ago. The engine just stopped for no reason. Car started again after waiting for over 3 hours. This episode happened twice. Now, the engine will not even turn.

removed/replaced the battery post and the car crank once and died immediately. Can I just purchase/replace the DAS and immobilizer ring myself or this is a dealer only service - How much am I looking to spend for correction?

when engine heats up, shut down.restart everything ok.If you start off to quickly the gear you select says in ,can not change.Shut down and turn off is required.Paddle shifter doesn't change.

The Mercedes Dealer said the noise was from the differential, but when I replace the two (2) rear tires the noise goes away for at least 10,000 miles and then returns. The Dealer checked alignment and said it was ok. More recently, the Dealer indicated that the suspension joints were worn and need replacement. Could it be these "worn" joints causing rear tire misalignment during driving conditions? The rear tires are wider than the front tires.

so when I put in 1st gr and man shift it works if I let off acc back to no acc thanks Ted

Removed wheel nuts, cannot remove wheel seems stuck or must something special be performed. Planning to do brake job on all 4 wheels. Obtained vehicle about 2 years ago, used, first time removing wheels. Thanks

El coche no enciende, que puedo hacer para corregir este error, estuve de viaje por dos meses y no se utilizo este coche

every time I enter my key in the ignition it will not turn I need a new steering lock Where can I purchase one for Right Hand Drive vehicle.I am in Australia.

The electrical issues range from dash lights to keyless entry. Now it stalls occasionally while driving and won't start back up for a while. I have replaced the k40 relay and the crank shaft sensor. Neither have worked.

thought it was on dryer but when loosened freon started coming out

Suddenly my convertible hard top will not close. I seem to be running down the power of the motor trying. Looking online seems a suggestion to check the fluid (probably needs refilling?) would be in order. How do I troubleshoot this problem?

I'm sure a switch/lock change is required .. new switch/lock required new keys or reset new tumblers to match existing keys?
Are new keys available to mount in the original keyless entry unit?
keyless entry & Keys are a unit.

The key goes in o/k very difficult to turn. wiggling wheel will eventually work but getting worse. then with engine running then the transmission, S/W in S .. pull to drive and it stays in 1st gear as you drive. Need a "How to" to replace ignition switch... are the chances good that this will cure the tranny problem?

I had the hinges replaced last year and haven't used the convertible top since then. The windows roll down and I can hear the motor running but the top will not roll back into the trunk. My thought is that maybe the convertible has a different hinge connection.