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Mercedes e280 cdi 2006 has a oil leak

My car is leaking oil every time it is running, it leaves a trail and when I park it up and leave it for a while it will drop a whole load of oil, please can some one help.

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SOURCE: Mercedes w124 E280 1994 model. The engine stalls

check condition of spark plugs and wires.. they can cause cut out at take off.
I have problems with Bosch spark plugs. But I love the Bosch ultra premium ignition wires
Also check for vauume leaks, intake hoses tight.etc.

Posted on Oct 30, 2009

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SOURCE: mercedes s class 320 cdi fuel leak 2002

Check fuel pump fuel filter and fuel lines and fuel regulator.

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Posted on Feb 08, 2010

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SOURCE: red /yellow cloured oil leak around behind front wheel line

if it is yellow it could be the aircon compressor, if it is really red to pink, power steering or automatic transmission leak

Posted on Apr 11, 2010

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SOURCE: Mercedes E320 CDI 2004 AVENTGARDE.If

Find your fuse panel. Take a picture of it with your cell telephone. With the car off, with a volt meter, remove the fuses one at a time. Measure every slot to find out what is hot and what is not. Any Hot circuits should be examined closely to find out what is ON when the car is OFF.

Places to look ... light in the trunk??? is it on or off with the lid closed? Under the hood? Same. Do you have a radio that comes on with the key off??? GPS, you leave plugged in? Cell phone or other gadgetry you may have plugged in to the aux power supply? Any other lights? Parking lights for example? Security system? CB radio?

After you have checked these items, and if you find nothing, you may want to have your alternator examined. If you have a shorted diode in the alternator, the power may be draining back to ground through this shorted diode. You could perform this test yourself by unplugging or disconnecting the alternator during the periods when you are not driving the car. If this is the trouble, on day three, when you reconnect the alternator, two things you will note: 1) there will be a pretty big spark & 2) you will still have charge in the battery (evidenced by the spark)(there will be some spark no matter what ... but a big spark will mean a big drain). I have seen shorted diode problems fixed by inserting a toggle switch in the alternator power circuit. The alternator will still charge the battery when the switch is ON with the car running. When you stop the car, turn the switch off, power will not drain through the alternator to ground. Probably not the solution for your Mercedes. The real solution is to replace the alternator.

BTW - do you have a security system in your car? A thief proof radio? Check your owner's manual for precautions you should take before disconnecting your battery with regard to the anti theft features of your vehicle.

You say your battery is new and dead after three days. If fully charged on day one, and dead on day three, that means your battery has expended between 500 (economy battery) and 1000 (premimum battery) "amp hours" of power (500 amps / 72 hours = about 7 amps per hour going somewhere. (An 'amp hour' is one amp for one hour) Ohm's Law applies.

I hope you find your trouble and I hope I have given you a few leads. Thanks for allowing me to assist you with this problem this morning ... good luck.

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SOURCE: I own a 2006 Mercedes C230 sport sedan with a 2.5 litre V6 and oil leaking was apparent under the cart with 109 000 km. I had the lower oil pan gassget replaced and a few other seals but still leakin

sounds like they did a bad job replacing the gaskets

Posted on Nov 14, 2012

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