It's disheartening to see a puddle of oil underneath your Mercedes-Benz C-Class w204, or around engine parts. Try whacking it some more there, too, while latch is being pulled. Should you find yourself behind the wheel and the transmission feels off or rough it's because the car memorized the first 40 shift points of the previous owner, really simple to reset to learn your pattern. Original review: June 13, 2015 Since I bought the c230 2005 sport sedan back in 2007 I never had big problems with this car. Mechanic changed the hose and change new Gear Oil.
Popping the hood on your C300 is a two step process, you need to release the hood latch inside your C300 and then you need to release the safety latch under your hood in the front of your C300. You will have to release the left hand hinge latch pin to close the hood. To replace the cable, start from the front and work your way back. Has it released properly in the past? You will be working in the engine bay in due time. I really love my car and I want to ride with it but it's so hard dealing with these car issues especially in all these different weather.
Step 4 — Drain oil Crawl under your car, use your ratchet and 13mm socket to undo the oil sump drain plug. The belt is probably the cheapest part under the hood for this model. If Mercedes ever makes something comparable I will be their first customer. I drove home immediately and the following morning I took it to my trustworthy mechanic. I asked them to replace the shocks because they were not too good. Aug 05, 2013 close hood and lift up on hood to see if it stays closed.
My mechanic advised against trying to start the engine or attempt to drive it which I can't anyway! After purchasing had repeat problems with fuel sensor, Battery draining constantly replaced at least 7x. If your cable is binding and you want to delay the repair, you may want to pre-emptively rig some sort of coat-hanger based hook - or at least familiarize yourself with where the screwdriver has to fit when you have the luxury of an open hood. I think Army's was most recent. Although 20 years old, everyone thinks it came off the showroom floor a couple years ago. Miles were primarily highway since I commute to school and work 6 days a week. Pull up on that and everything should release.
No one contacted me back so I utilized their chat feature. I can't pop the hood 2. Mercedes-Benz commonly recommends a 10,000-mile service interval for oil, but the forum consensus is to half that and do the deed every 5,000 miles. Let me know and I'll be glad to help you through. A release tongue should stick out from the radiator grill when the latch is opened. Since then I have always kept up with maintenance! The car has less than 100K miles on it. Mercedes sells dependable and sturdy cars and trucks, but all cars have small elements which on occasion stop working or require repair - our site has the aftermarket parts your car or truck is in need of.
Once Fresno dealership knew they wouldn't have to fix the recalled product and lose the money lost to fix and time it would cost Mercedes to change defective recalled part for free. Grab your ratchet and the 8mm socket to remove the fasteners that attach the belly pan to the car. On 50 mi+ highway trips I get 32-34 mpg. Sorry I am not familiar with how the mechanism on the 86 190D is situated. This article applies to the Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2007-2014. At the last front end alignment, the mechanic said that the car is at its extreme limits of adjustment and that was with 22500 miles on it. The object then is to hook it around the same mechanism that the cable is pulling on.
The style is still racy looking, paint job good even after 12 years of hard driving. If these ideas do not help you out, then I will need more information. If it is, then try to push the hood down firmly until it does not pop up anymore. For muleears - there are a few threads on adjusting and lubing the cable and handle. I recently say on either 20-20 or Night line of people complaining regarding this problem. Eventually the cable sheathing pulls out and there is not enough travel on the cable again.
Check YouTube to save money on routine maintenance. Petrol oil flow good, spark plug sparking good. My dad was able to fix it enough to wear it closed, but it no longer works and the black cover to the sunroof is stuck and will not close. Keep all of your fasteners handy. I thought purchasing this car would be a good choice.
I opened up the inspection hole under the hood catch and attached a wire that runs behind the grill. Regular maintenance and the W202 C230 is a car that will easily crack 250,000 miles. It now 2015 has 200,000 miles on it. Once this is done, just pull the latch with your finger and the hood will pop. Pretty straightforward all in all. Promised and fighting to survive over decades to prove my case.