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My car is a 2008 S 320cdi w221. The rear air suspension

My car is a 2008 S 320cdi w221. The rear air suspension dropped whilst driving. Both rears at the same time. The front stayed up and level and the car was drivable to get me home, if rather a hard ride! A fault warning appeared on the dash. What is the likely cause.?

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I have a Merc E-class 320 cdi avant-garde. A picture of the

I have a Merc E-class 320 cdi avant-garde. A picture of the car with an arrow pointing up stating visit the workshop appeared on the dash. Shortly after a warning came up stating the car was too low stop the car. The ride comfort of the car does not feel compromised too much. would you please be able to give me an idea of the problem (is it common) before I take my car to the garage ???

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My 1999 Mercedes S500 has started making noises on starting

My 1999 Mercedes S500 has started making noises on starting up. Presumably the air suspension. Can anything be done about this and does it make the car unsafe? It only lasts for about 10 seconds and then all seems quite OK

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Stan

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I have a red warning light on my dashboard which has the outline

I have a red warning light on my dashboard which has the outline of my car showing, what is this

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Hi,when I rock my r class I find the left suspension is softer

Hi,when I rock my r class I find the left suspension is softer I can also feel it when driving.If it had shocks I would say the shock had weakened.I just bought this car second hand.

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MB Paul

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Hi My new E250 cdi automatic (4 months old ..3k miles) has

HiMy new E250 cdi automatic (4 months old ..3k miles) has a continuous electric motor noise located drivers side of engine when shut down. Locking the car ceases the noise but if left unlocked it does not stop although everything else is shut down. Any ideas??regards

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It is cutting out at slowing for junctions and roundabouts

It is cutting out at slowing for junctions and roundabouts etcAssistant: What is the model/year of your Mercedes?Customer: E280 automatic 1994Assistant: Are you fixing your E280 yourself? What have you tried so far?Customer: We have refreshed transmission fluid and have been able to change 3 spark plugs. Idle level is now better but has still cut out twice since.Assistant: When was the last time your transmission fluid was checked? Changed?Customer: TodayAssistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?Customer: No, that is only issue

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Matt

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Mercedes 163 dash fault. Mainly from cold. Rev

Hi. Mercedes 163 dash fault. Mainly from cold. Rev counter,speedo, fuel and temp gauge drop intermittently. Also dash light flickering. Thanks Gary.Assistant: Have you checked the fuses? The dashboard bulbs?Customer: Yes all ok.Assistant: What is the model/year of your Mercedes?Customer: ML270 diesel. 2005Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?Customer: I am. Replaced alternator and resolved a bad connection from one of the positive feeds that also has a square fuse. Thought this was the fault as up until then the voltage to to main Ecuador was much lower the the battery voltage of up to 15 volts. The ecu was only around 11 volts before.Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?Customer: Think that's about all thanks

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Everytime I get in car car key will not turn in my Mercedes

Everytime I get in car car key will not turn in my Mercedes clk 320 its done it a few timesAssistant: Can you turn the steering wheel at all? And what about the key? Is it worn or damaged?Customer: Can't turn steering wheel or key most times it's done it to me a few times last couple of weeksAssistant: What is the model/year of your Mercedes?Customer: Clk320 advantage registration LF53 UGEAssistant: What year is your CLK320?Customer: 53 plateAssistant: Are you fixing your CLK320 yourself? What have you tried so far?Customer: No but am frighten everytime I go out if when get back to car if it will let me turn keyAssistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?Customer: Indicators go off and radio sometimes just before it happens and hand brake is sticking too sometimes

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