Mercedes

2010 Mercedes ML350 – changing the oil

Dear Doctor: I own a 2010 Mercedes ML350 that I purchased new in February 2010. I was told to bring it in for service in November 2010, which I did. They said I wouldn’t have to bring it back for … Continue reading

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2002 Mercedes-Benz S-Class – catalytic converter

Dear Doctor: I own a 2002 Mercedes-Benz S-Class with 97,000 miles. It needs a left-side catalytic converter. The factory replacement is $2,600 for one side. Why did this fail on an $80,000 car with less than 100,000 miles? My mechanic … Continue reading

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2011 Mercedes-Benz E-350 – firm shift points

Dear Doctor: I own a new 2011 Mercedes-Benz E-350 with just 1,600 miles on it. The dealer tells me that the gear’s hard shifts will adjust as more miles are driven. Is this true? Albert Dear Albert: The transmission is … Continue reading

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2005 Mercedes-Benz S500 needs driveline fluid

Dear Doctor: I own a 2005 Mercedes-Benz S500 with 4-Matic all-wheel drive and 99,000 miles. When turning the steering wheel all the way to either side in a parking lot I feel a binding vibration, as I speed up or … Continue reading

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2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320

Dear Doctor: I have a used 2000 Mercedes-Benz ML320 sport utility vehicle with more than 87,000 miles on it. When attempting to start the engine the cranking is smooth and strong, but the engine won’t start. Do I need to … Continue reading

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