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Old 04-15-2008, 01:56 PM
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Originally Posted by jt20 View Post
I know they often spark inside.. just electricity in and around the brushes; but why would they spark outside the aramture? ANd is this dangerous with ehaust fumes in the engine bay?
Diesel fumes aren't particularly explosive, unlike gasoline fumes... but it's probably still something that shouldn't be happening.

One of the electricians will know why.

"What could possibly go wrong?"

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1986 M-B 300SDL, retired due to rust and electrical problems. Donated engine to:
1987 M-B 300SDL, odo dead. New project.
1982 M-B 240D, odo stopped at 308,000
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