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How to: Replace a Brake Light Switch on a Mercedes W202

A common(ish) fault on W202 C-Classes and W210 E-Classes is the BAS/ASR light appearing on the dashboard. Mine has been coming on and off for a couple of weeks as and when it seems to want to. There are a … Continue reading

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The Easy Way of Changing W202 Dashboard Lights

Three things in life are guaranteed; you will die, you will be taxed and the light bulbs on your car will blow from time to time. The dashboard lights are unfortunately not an exception. AS you can see half of … Continue reading

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How to Fix W202 Power Seats

If you have a W202 C-Class with power seats that don’t work or work intermittently and all the fuses are fine then chances are this relay is the root of your problems. Power seat relay failure is a common problem … Continue reading

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How to cure a valve tap/how to change your oil

So the other week my C240 developed a little valve tap when it was cold. Like most modern engines the valve lifters on the car are operated hydraulically. They begin to tap when the oil pressure is wrong for them … Continue reading

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How to adjust a W201, W124 and W126 parking brake.

Parking brake inefficiency was one of the things my W124 got an advisory on it’s last MOT last August and I’ve only just got around to adjusting it! The parking brakes on a W124, W201 and W126 are apparently all … Continue reading

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Making a switch panel for Quasimodo.

Today was one of those days when you know you have to do something but you really can’t be bothered. So I thought I’d do something pretty easy and make a switch panel to bolt onto these two dash mounts. … Continue reading

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