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like to know where the part 124-800-16-78 is at and looks like

like to know where the part 124-800-16-78 is at and looks like

Question: like to know where the part 124-800-16-78 is at and looks like my backhead rest deployed and will not reset the dealership says it is that part i like to know more on this Answered By Justin Cupler, Contributing Writer: Charlene -- Mercedes keeps their proprietary information rather...

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2006 Mercedes-Benz CLK Class 2-door Cabriolet AMG 5.5L Front Seats

Mercedes-Benz CLK-500: Storing Tires

Q--I recently bought a CLK500 with Z-rated tires. I plan on changing the tires before next winter to snow tires. Are there tire stores that offer storage services for the... read more June 11, 2010 by  0


 
2003 Mercedes-Benz SL Class 2-door Roadster 5.0L Headlight

1970 Mercedes-Benz 280 SL: Hot Fuel Injection

Q--We have a 1970 Mercedes Benz 280 SL with the six-cylinder fuel-injected engine. We rebuilt the motor from the block up including a rebuilt head with new pedestals and a... read more May 14, 2010 by  0


 
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1996 Mercedes-Benz E300: Smelly Benz

Q--My wife’s 1996 M-B E300 developed an antifreeze smell in June ’96. The dealer added UV tracer to the cooling system and found a cracked thermostat housing and replaced... read more May 10, 2010 by  0


 
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1970 Mercedes-Benz 280SL: Rebuilt Benz

Q--I have a 1970 Mercedes Benz 280 SL, six-cylinder fuel-injected engine. We rebuilt the motor from the block up including a rebuilt head with new pedestals, a rebuilt... read more May 5, 2010 by  0


 
1999 Mercedes Benz E Class

1999 Mercedes-Benz E-Class: Benz Bosching

Q--Recently it was time for the 60,000-mile service in my ’99 Mercedes E-Class wagon. I asked the dealer if they could install the Bosch Platinum+4 plugs. They said only... read more May 4, 2010 by  0


 
2006 Mercedes-Benz SL Class 2-door Roadster 5.0L Angular Front Exterior View

1970 Mercedes-Benz 280SL: Snapping Benz

Q--I have a 1970 Mercedes Benz 280 SL, with a six-cylinder fuel-injected engine.  We rebuilt the motor from the block up including rebuilt head with new pedestals, including... read more April 30, 2010 by  0


 
2000 Mercedes Benz C Class Kompressor

2000 Mercedes-Benz C230: Meat or Not?

Q—I’ve been driving cars for nearly 50 years and have done my share of mechanical work including brake jobs way back when. Recently both of my cars needed brakes and in... read more April 8, 2010 by  0


 
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2001 Mercedes-Benz C320: Braking In Soon

Q--I am the owner of a 2001 Mercedes C320. I have 37,000 miles on the odometer and receipts for two brake jobs recommended by my dealer. I have driven many makes of cars in... read more April 1, 2010 by  0


 
2003 Mercedes-Benz E Class 4-door Sedan 3.2L Side Exterior View

2003 Mercedes-Benz E500: Keeping a Straight Line

Q--I have a 2003 E500 Mercedes. The OE tires are 245/45VR17s and the wheels are 17 X 8.5s. In a fit of vanity, I replaced them with 245/40WR18 and 18 X 8 AMG five-spoke... read more March 28, 2010 by  0


 
2013 Mercedes-Benz E Class 2-door Cabriolet E350 RWD Instrument Panel

1994 Mercedes-Benz E320: Mounting Expenses

Q-- I have a 1994 Mercedes E320 with 80,000 miles. The dealer's repair shop tells me that the car needs new motor mounts. How important is it to replace them and will any... read more March 17, 2010 by  0


 
2001 Mercedes Benz E Class AMG

2001 Mercedes-Benz E-320: Long-Living Lube

Q--In the manual for my 2001 Mercedes E320 it says that automatic transmission fluid is a lifetime fill and never requires changing. I asked at the MB dealership and was told... read more February 24, 2010 by  0


 
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Daimler AG Takes Shape

DaimlerChrysler AG was laid to rest inBerlin Thursday as shareholders voted to support changing the company's legal name to Daimler AG, amid a flurry of complaints and... read more October 4, 2007 by  0


 
2009 Mercedes-Benz ML 450 Hybrid

2009 Mercedes-Benz ML 450 Hybrid Preview

Among all the green-tinged, environmentally aware products on the Mercedes-Benz stand at the 2007Frankfurt auto show — we’re mentally excluding the SLR Roadster, of... read more September 10, 2007 by  0


 
2010 Mercedes-Benz M Class 4MATIC 4-door 5.5L Mirror

Mercedes-Benz ML430: Squealing Brakes

Q--My Mercedes ML430 is sitting in my garage because of an annoying squeal from the new front brakes. I was avoiding a costly brake job at the dealership, so I ordered... read more August 16, 2007 by  0


 
Mercedes-Benz DiesOtto engine

Mercedes Preps DiesOtto Engine

 Can you combine the best bits of gasoline and diesel engines to create a new powerplant concept? Mercedes says yes and has unveiled the DiesOtto prototype unit to prove it... read more July 26, 2007 by  0


 
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