Category: R 320/350 BlueTEC 2009-2012
Limp Mode After Oil Cooler Seals on OM642
If you are experiencing limp mode after replacing the oil cooler seals on your OM642 engine in the Jeep Grand Cherokee CRD, Sprinter Vans or Mercedes BlueTEC models the good news is that it is probably an easy fix.
Mercedes Oil Cooler Seal Leak on 3.0L V6 Engines
The 3.0L V6 Mercedes Diesel engine has proven to be a strong and reliable motor. This engine is used in everything from an E-Class sedan up to the 3500 dually Sprinter vans. The combination of power, durability and fuel economy makes this engine a superior choice everywhere it is used. The Achilles heel of this ...
All OM642 Service Manuals
Since 2007, the OM642 motor has been Mercedes’s standby diesel engine. Here is a list of basic service intervals for this engine across models and a good guideline for service.
Mercedes ATF Fluid Chart
Finding the right ATF for your Mercedes Transmission can be difficult, and customers often have questions. We’ve created an easy-to-read table to make finding the correct ATF for your Mercedes easy.
Biodiesel: A Guide
Biodiesel is an exciting alternative fuel that can be used as a supplement to traditional diesel fuel that offers dramatically lower emissions and is renewable. But, running it isn’t always simple. This guide overviews some biodiesel basics and which cars should or should not use biodiesel.
Mercedes Owners Groups
Mercedes owners love their cars, and many are technically and mechanically skilled and enjoy maintaining their vehicles themselves. Here are some excellent websites for Mercedes owners looking to learn more.
The Best Diesel Fuel Additives
There are many, many different fuel additives available for diesels. A quick google search or a stroll down the aisle at your local parts store will give you plenty of options from which to choose. Are they necessary and which one is the best?
Brake Rotor Basics
On modern VWs, whenever you replace your brake pads, you should also replace your brake rotors. This is because brake rotors become scored from use, and a pad might not seat correctly on a worn rotor. Below we highlight a few key characteristics of brake rotors and show you what to look for when buying.