Mercedes Benz’ Common Problem

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“My Mercedes Benz refuses to start when I turn the key” Driving a Mercedes Benz is a great pleasure. Despite this brand’s high quality, though, Mercedes’ can develop problems with or without regular car maintenance.   There are a few theories about why your Mercedes refuses to start when you switch the key in the ignition. Signs of a Car Problem It is infuriating to slide behind the wheel, turn the key, see dash lights blink, but the engine won’t turn over.  When you least expect it, running late on your way to a special event, you try turning the key again.  This time, you have enough power to activate accessories like the interior lights, the windshield wipers, and the windows but still no engine. In many Mercedes models, a relatively minor problem that occurs in its electrical system disables the entire. This might have happened to you. Could you turn the ignition key all the way to the start position? Did the vehicle lock …

Luxury SUV Brands Compete

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Trouble stirs across the Atlantic. Two German kings of comfort face off against two British lieges of luxury. The battle is to be fought on the grounds of performance, luxury and maintenance. Introducing the contestants: the Jaguar XJ, the Mercedes M-Class, the Land Rover Range Rover, and the Audi Q5. Performance: Analyzing the Road Performance is a shibboleth. What thrills one driver scares another. Mercedes-Benz appeals to the middle ground. The M-Class comes with one of four engines, ranging from a 302-horsepower V6 to a fuel-efficient turbodiesel to a 518-horsepower V8. Yet no matter the model, the M-Class never transitions from fast to furious. Lower models are powerful but porky. Upper models offer stupendous straight line speed, as low as 4.7 seconds from 0-60 mph, but their adaptive suspensions prevent drifts and other devilish maneuvers. With its pizza-sized disc brakes and dramatic wheels, the Jaguar XJ prefers a different road. …