It might be a good idea to post this on your original thread.
That way people who do a search can see what your original problem was, the advice given, and that it worked.
This way, it becomes a more complete historical document.
2001 E430, Bourdeaux Red, Oyster interior.
1973 280SE 4.5, 170,000 miles. 568 Signal Red, Black MB Tex. "The Red Baron".