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Mercedes-Benz M272 and M273 Intake Manifolds Causing DTC P2006

Late-model Mercedes-Benz cars equipped with 3.0L and 3.5L V6 engines (M272 or M273) have experienced performance problems.

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VIDEO: Lubricating Plastic, Rubber And Metal Under The Hood

Choosing a lubricant that will protect under elevated temperatures. This video is sponsored by WD-40 Brand.

Intake Manifold Sealing

Aftermarket intake manifold gaskets must seal gases and fluids in a high temperature, dynamic environment with the added variability of casting geometry that may be outside of original OEM specifications.

Air Management Systems: Controlling Air From Throttle Body To Combustion Chamber

It is easy to manage fuel when compared to managing air. First, there is approximately 14 times more air than fuel in a running engine. Second, air reacts more to temperature and humidity than does fuel. Third, air can behave in strange ways under vacuum and pressure.

Mercedes-Benz W164: ML Series Problems And Cures

The ML series from 2006-’11 (W164) is the most common SUV from Mercedes-Benz that you’ll see at your shop. The new platform in 2006 saw a new unibody construction, new engines and a change from mechanical systems to more electro-mechanical operation of the engine and drivetrain.

WATCH: BMW DISA Valve Causing Code

In this Tech Minute, Jason Stahl explains how a failing DISA Valve on a BMW can throw various codes and what the replacement options are. Brought to you by Intermotor Genuine Import Parts.

VIDEO: How Do MAP and MAF Sensors Interpret Vacuum Leaks?

Andrew Markel goes under the hood to explain the different ways that mass airflow sensors and manifold air pressure sensors look at vacuum leaks. Sponsored by Intermotor.