It was the fuse
Thanks, and boy do I feel stupid. Yes, it was a fuse that is not labeled in the fuse box cover. It was fuse 'A'. I aslo went and replaced about 6 others that looked ready to go.
1982 240D 313,000 (4 speed)
1984 300CD 172,483
1985 German Shepherd Dog -Lacey- R.I.P.11/04/05
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