I started considering the G35 used at 10-12k instead. But aside from that, this is still the car the other guys wish they could build. Other things were on the car were going though like the bushings and the shocks. Did I mention every fluid this car contains leaks??!? Right as it began to get colder and I decided to use the heater, the first week using it, I noticed the coolant lamp come on. There is no steam billowing out of the exhaust and the oil looks clean and at the correct oil level. This is due to the effect of the tire's drag on the road surface tends to bring the wheel straight.
Light but accurate steering has been a key ingredient in this satisfying recipe. The car is in pretty good condition and has 171,000 miles. To be fair, the transmissions should be identical, but Mercedes refuses to send a manual C320 to the U. As far as bulbs, whoop-de-do. Thank you for the links.
The bottom screw holding the thermostat was practically hand tight so I hoped that's where my coolant was leaking from but I couldn't tell at that time. Those almost never need replacement. In a year and a half Ive changed everything except radiator. Use of this page is for information only. Now, you don't even think about it.
I can literally see a small flow draining down the side of the engine on the drivers side if I lay on my back under the car. Come to think of it, I need to add something else to my list of broken parts. The blip in displacement is courtesy of a stroke increase of 5. Lower caster angle reduces steering effort and improves turning. I just dont want to spend money on one if I gotta repair them often. Having a new thermostat doesnt mean its working properly, best way is to boil water on the stove and have the t-stat tested there to see if its working or not. Before you start bleating about gear ratios, be aware that the six cogs that matter including the one in the back are identical to those found in a 328i.
It must be well-insulated, as we didn't experience excessive noise from driving in bumper-to-bumper traffic on the freeway, nor did it seem to get especially cold while traipsing through chillier climes. I checked the coolant and sure enough it was low. The screw attaching the wiper rusted out and the motor no longer attached to the wiper. Another important thing is that if you bought an old car for 1500 then you should obviously throw some money on it on fixing what is wrong, Important thing is to change your coolant hoses but if you just dont fix the oil leaks around these hoses in contact with oil will get swollen and start leaking again. Happiness through better breathing, in other words.
So I went to add engine oil half a quart every other month and noticed the dreaded yellow sludge under the oil cap. An Autronic Eye on the dash to automatically dim the headlights? I dumped it before I needed to fix it. BavAuto has them for 40 dollars. I need to know how to check for those pipes without having to remove the manifold if possible and the car has an automatic transmission. Chet31 Okay I'll pull it out this weekend and give it the once over. One of them is pretty easy to discern: The car goes faster -- particularly in traffic-dissection mode, which for most of us is most of the time. I did not test the thermostat but it worked all summer and fall unless the gauge is completely wrong in which case the car would have blown a head gasket by now.
I write how I talk to people. Why would anyone change out calipers that are functioning just fine? Most cars have positive camber. While I'm already down there, what other items should I go ahead and replace as a precautionary measure? Thanks to the intake finagles shared with the 3. At the bottom of the page, you can find definitions of the alignment types. Cooling systems are weak, including the expansion tank, the tstat which can leak into the wiring harness and the radiator.
I'd try accessing them by removing the ccv and the oil filter housing. Okay, the limp-wrist steering effort is a little startling. I plan on fixing all the leaks but the oil isn't a major issue at this time. It delivered torque in a nice, fluid way and made more than adequate power. Equipped with an automatic the five-speed is only available in the C240, which we haven't tested yet , the Mercedes ran to 60 mph in a creampuff 7.
I live in Louisiana and as you all know, we had a pretty brutal winter this year. The coolant leaking is a major issue to me right now so that's what I'm starting with. Handling is nicely balanced, with the vehicle maintaining its poise even when pitched about in obvious disregard to the laws of physics. I finally witnessed the coolant leaking on the driveway. Keisters may deceive, but Datrons don't, and ours says the 330i offers more usable street-level power. Join our discussions and chat. Maybe the coolant got too low, air bubble got trapped and is circling through the system? This is probably un-necessary but won't hurt and is always a good preventative measure on a used car.