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#1 greg's garage

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Posted 09 January 2008 - 07:20 PM

Hi Guys Got a C320 with a ASR light on/off problem Well when driving at normal cruising speed the ASR light comes on and dies of power and will not accelerate the RPM will speed up and down between 1000 and 1500 rpm and will not rise any higher than that until you switch off and restart ASR light will go off then will run normal for the next 10 miles or so then will start all over again :wallbash: Any help on this one would be nice Greg.
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Posted 12 January 2008 - 03:14 PM

Hi Guys
Got a C320 with a ASR light on/off problem
Well when driving at normal cruising speed the ASR light comes on and dies of power and will not accelerate the RPM will speed up and down between 1000 and 1500 rpm and will not rise any higher than that until you switch off and restart ASR light will go off then will run normal for the next 10 miles or so then will start all over again :wallbash:
Any help on this one would be nice Greg.

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Posted 26 March 2008 - 03:51 PM

have fun! :)


Any fault codes? USA-spec C-class' Don't have ASR, but ESP. Are the tires and wheels factory equipment and proper size?

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Posted 10 October 2013 - 07:45 AM

[font="'times new roman', serif;"]They did it once more. Mercedes-Benz engineers have another time taken all the relevant style cues from the top-of-the-line S-Class sedan to make the new generation of the company's entry-level C-Class. This initial happened with the 1994 C-Class. long-faced with increasing competition from Japanese luxury makers within the early Nineteen Nineties, notably within the entry-level luxury category, Mercedes-Benz met its competition with the then-new C-Class. That automotive used new technologies and construction techniques to supply "more automotive while not a lot of price," setting the theme for future Mercedes-Benz merchandise. The 1994 to 2000 C-Class leveraged the fashion of the S-Class of its time, however was a awfully completely different style of machine than that S-Class.
The current S-Class hereditary the techniques and technologies born with the 1994 C-Class once it debuted in 2000. It designed on the more and more fashionable look of the Mercedes-Benz coupes and sedans that debuted within the late Nineteen Nineties. Gone was the Teutonically severe imperial limo, replaced by a youthfully jazzy form. which coupelike form is incredibly discernible within the lines of the 2001 C-Class.
This time, the C-Class inherits over simply appearance from its massive relation, obtaining most of the S-Class's safety systems moreover. The new C-Class's unibody structure is a lot of rigid, with magnified crush-zone structures. The suspension has been revised, and therefore the four-wheeled antilock disc brakes square measure larger. Most notably, 2 new engines square measure found underneath the hood. The previous-generation C's inline four- and six- cylinder engines are replaced by 2 V6es. The C240 incorporates a 168- power unit, 2.6-liter engine; the C320 uses the 215-hp three.2-liter V6 additionally found within the E-, CLK-, ML-, and SLK-Classes.
I've been driving a 2001 C320 for the past week. It's undoubtedly a Mercedes-Benz. it is also undoubtedly rather more automotive than the recent C280, with a a lot of fashionable, U.S.-friendly style and magnified power and refinement. there's nothing "entry level" regarding it. Mercedes-Benz has once more raised the bar within the little luxury sedan category.
APPEARANCE: The recent C-Class was boxily conservative. Conservative styling is history at Mercedes-Benz. The 2001 C-Class is incredibly a lot of the junior relation to the S-Class, with similar figure-eight headlights and a coffee, wide implementation of the standard Mercedes grille. The well-raked windscreen, arched roofline, and short, high rear deck provides it a coupe-like look, even over the S-Class. Look closely at the rear-view mirrors. they need integrated auxiliary flip signals and extremely convenient puddle lights. the massive triangular taillights were a previous-generation C-Class trademark, and were traced wide. That vogue was changed for the S-Class, and is slightly restyled once more for the C. though it's solely an in. longer, the new C-Class appearance rather more substantial than the recent version.
COMFORT: Even over outside, the within of the new C-Class resembles the S. And, like the S, it's extremely Americanized, with window lifts on the doors and auxiliary controls on the wheel. Elegantly-rounded vogue replaces the recent C's austere severity, and makes the inside appear a lot of spacious. it's larger within, particularly in rear- seat area. Seats square measure typical Mercedes-Benz - firmly corroborative for long-distance comfort, with commonplace perforated animal skin upholstery. The front buckets square measure each power-adjustable, with three-position memory for the driver's seat. The rear bench is contoured for 2 folks, and optionally will have a 60/40 split and ski passthrough. The trunk is giant for the dimensions of the automotive. copy front, a tilt and telescope-adjustable wheel permits the proper driving position. Most controls square measure intuitively-placed and operated. The ex gratia CD changer is within the glovebox, wherever the traveler will operate it, and there's still helpful glovebox area. The two-layer center console incorporates a helpful cooled lower compartment. twin windscreen wipers square measure associate degree improvement on the recent single wiper, giving quicker clearing and higher visibility.
SAFETY: commonplace safety instrumentality includes a durable safety-cage chassis, dual-force front airbags, door-mounted aspect airbags and head- protection aspect curtain airbags, psychic phenomena stability management, Brake Assist, the BabySmart kid seat recognition system, and therefore the TeleAid emergency decision system.
ROADABILITY: "Insulated, not isolated" has long been the Mercedes suspension philosophy, which still applies. The C320 is a lot of a luxury sedan than a sports sedan. it's a softer suspension standardisation with a lot of body motion than a sports sedan, however consists in arduous cornering. In commonplace kind, it is a compliantly-comfortable automotive for moving long distances in comfort on any variety of sealed road. A sport suspension is on the market.
PERFORMANCE: Welcome to the new, fun Benz. whereas the C320's most 215 power unit and 221 lb-ft of force are not quite up to the amount of the recent AMG C36 and C43 hot rods, the new automotive is perceptibly healthier than the recent C280. The five-speed transmission system options adaptive logic that learns a driver's vogue and compensates for grade ascents by delaying shifting and descents by shifting to a lower gear. "Touch Shift" manual management permits the motive force to over-ride the pc, and will improve acceleration and recreation a trifle. however with the force peak highland between 3000 and 4600 rate, shifting is strictly ex gratia.
CONCLUSIONS: Mercedes-Benz has improved its little C-Class sedans. think about them because the C++ category.
2001 Mercedes-Benz C320

Base value $ thirty six,950
Price As Tested $ forty three,995
Engine sort single overhead cam 18-valve 90-degree V6
Engine Size three.2 liters / 195 metal. in.
Horsepower 215 @ 5700 rate
Torque (lb-ft) 221 @ 3000-4600 rate
Transmission 5-speed electronically-controlled
automatic with adaptive logic management
and "Touch Shift" manual shifting.
Wheelbase / Length 106.9 in. / 178.3 in.
Curb Weight three,439 lbs.
Pounds Per power unit sixteen.0
Fuel capability eighteen.3 gal.
Fuel demand unleaded premium, 92 octane
Tires P205/55 HR16 artificer Eagle RS-A
Brakes, front/rear ventilated disc / solid disc, antilock commonplace
Suspension, front/rear freelance twin lower-link strut /
freelance multilink
Drivetrain front engine, rear-wheel drive

EPA Fuel Economy - miles per gallon
town / main road / discovered nineteen / twenty six / twenty one
0 to sixty mph half dozen.9 sec
Coefficient of Drag (cd) zero.27

Desert Silver paint $ 625
Java animal skin $ one,375
Integrated Timeport phone and integrated CD Changer $ one,795
Rain device, glass roof, electrical car window sunshade $ one,340
Ski sack with trunk passthrough split folding rear seat $ 425
Headlamp laundry system and heated front seats $ 800[/font]






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Posted 10 October 2013 - 05:32 PM

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Posted 10 October 2013 - 08:34 PM

And I'd rather have an Audi S5 Quattro.

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