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Mercedes Camshaft Postion Sensor

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In this article, we discuss Mercedes Camshaft Position Sensor / Camshaft Hall Sensor (CAM) problems, symptoms and how to replace the CAM yourself. Replacing the Camshaft Position Sensor (also referred to as Camshaft Hall Sensor) on a Mercedes-Benz is very easy and can be completed in less than 15 minutes, …

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Mercedes Ignition Coil Pack Replacement – DIY Instructions

Remove spark plug ignition coil from Mercedes

This guide will help you to replace Mercedes ignition coil. Replacing Mercedes-Benz igntion coils is very easy if you have the right tools. These instructions apply to several Mercedes-Benz cars equipped with V6, V8 and V12 gasoline engines.    Failed ignition coils will cause engine misfire. The car will run …

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Mercedes-Benz Hood won’t stay up open – Easy Solution

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The hood on your Mercedes-Benz will not stay open. This is a common problem with many Mercedes-Benz models such as: Mercedes-Benz E-Class W210 W211 W212 Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class W208 W209 C-Class C320 C350 C203 W203 W204 W205 S Class W220 W221 W222 SLK Class R170 R171 R172 M-Class ML320 ML350 W163 W164 W166 GL-Class W164 …

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SLK R170 Front Wheel Bearing DIY Remove and Replace

Wheel Bearing and Spindle Replacement and Inspect

How to replace front wheel bearing on Mercedes-Benz SLK 230 320 (1998-2004) Step by step instructions.  It is critical that while you install the new wheel bearing and pack it with grease, keep the bearing and the area as clean as possible. Application: 1998-2004 SLK230 R170   2002-2004 SLK32 AMG …

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Power Steering Noise Problem SOLVED

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Problem When you turn the steering wheel on your Mercedes-Benz you may hear a loud squeaking or weird whining noise. The noise is a common problem, with Mercedes Benz E-Class, S-Class, C-Class and ML-Class and it is most noticeable when you first start up the car. Typically the engine is cold. …

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DIY Mercedes Headlight Restoration

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The purpose of this guide is to help you restore the headlights by sanding and polishing the lenses of your Mercedes-Benz. Make your Mercedes-Benz look nice again by restoring the headlights if they are looking foggy, hazy or dull. This headlight restoration and polishing method described here works and requires …

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How to remove the shifter knob, selector lever handle

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Removing the shifter knob or selector lever handle on Mercedes-Benz is very easy. We will show you how you can remove the shifter knob in less than 5 minutes. Step by step instructions are provided below, including a how-to video on how to remove the shifter knob on an C-Class W203, E-Class W211 …

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Mysterious Battery Drain

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Battery Drain Does your Mercedes-Benz battery slowly drain? Battery is dead every morning? Does the Mercedes-Benz battery die when you have the car parked overnight or leave it parked for a few days? This step by step guide will explain  how to troubleshoot this problem, the basics of battery drain …

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