Mercedes ML class repairs and upgrades

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Mercedes-Benz ML 430 W163

Mercedes ML class W163 and upgrades

My current car is 1999 ML430. This car had highway and currently reads around This car is probably most car in Mercedes line. It was built in USA and significant shortcuts on materials and Many parts are made in and China. It’s very to see Mercedes go this cheap. On the engine and transmission are German and made (hopefully). I do love the Engine is responsive and transmission the way I like. To have piece of driving it anywhere and anytime, I to keep it maintained and checked Some repairs I had done on it are Contact me if you are interested in any of them.

Full tune up. Spark wires, filters, engine transmission and other fluids. fluid and filter change. DO NOT Mercedes “transmission sealed for slogan. Mercedes backed out and changing fluid and filter 30000 miles. Do not wait for transmission to fail. Change and filter regularly Window replacement. Driver side usually fails first. is not very expensive Torsion bushings replaced. If you have noise coming from the car on acceleration or stopping, torsion bushings might need to be Parts are around $40 Oil leak. engine cover oil access replaced. Oil was leaking somewhere the front of the engine with running only. Upon inspection found oil leak little cover under steering pump. Parts around $20. Double on video on the right to open in size Transmission fluid Replaced parking lock Rubber gasket raptured fluid from rear of Transmission pan had to be removed to access the and fluid and filter changed. is around $15, fluid and around $50 Harmonic balancer Mine was in bad shape for the second First time it was replaced by as a recall campaign. Double on video to the right to open it in size Belt tensioner and pulley replaced. Belt bearing fell apart. shavings were

spitting out from under it. pulley was completely disintegrated. idler pulley while at it. shocks replaced. Original are very stiff. Replaced with aftermarket softer Great ride. Lowered ride height with bar adjustment while at it. Window cleaned. Driver side went down and wouldn’t Opened window switch, contacts as temporarily solution. works for more than 8 still. Save over for replacement switches. Rattle front door pockets. door panels, Hot glued plastic pockets from No more annoying rattles. rattle. Wind noise. door latches to pull in 1/8” closer to body.

Upgrades and enhancements

Door sound proofing and Three composites used. compatible vibration deadener, loaded vinyl, closed foam. Much quieter with no rattles coming doors. Materials purchased at Pioneer components speaker 6.5” in front doors, on dash, 12” subwoofer, two amplifiers rear seat, Alpine 7” screen with DVD player, radio, iPod dock. is awesome. I could not stand sound system. Worst system I ever heard. My 1993 minivan had better factory radio. Mirrors with LED turning indicators in, LED tail lights, ML55 AMG with factory HID option, LED licence plate lights, LED brake light (two LED boards connected together), 20” with Toyo Proxies LED gauge cluster lights. LED bulbs didn’t fit into openings. I had to disassemble gauge and solder LED lights onto board directly.

Mercedes-Benz ML 430 W163

Coming upgrades:

Magnaflow 22” Pace Setter resonant tip. Stock muffler is inside the cabin but there is no sound outside. Might as add some nice and not that deep and mellow exhaust with Magnaflow. Resonant tip quite down exhaust inside cabin 2001 ML door seals to reduce wind noise Front new window runs to make raise and lower smoother and

Please contact me if you’re in any listed repairs or upgrades. If that you need to have is not on the list, contact me and I might be to help you out. You can bring car to me at 1781 74TH ST, Brooklyn, NY or I can come to you if you are local.

Mercedes-Benz ML 430 W163
Mercedes-Benz ML 430 W163

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