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Old 09-25-2009, 01:06 PM
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Bring work cloths/coveralls for the hands on.
* Post your repairs needed list, and some of your issues may get diagnosed/fixed at this tech session.

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This list is still being assembled:

1985 300SD

* W126 Remove and Replace Blower motor.
* W126 Repair or replace odometer.
* W126 Diagnose + repair central locking
* W126 Diagnose, repair/replace tachometer.
* W126 Guide rod mount rebuild/R&R (Steve Kreger)

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DIY demonstration that applies to both W123 and W126

* W123 and W126 Remove and Replace The Dash Wood, this will be on a work bench, not in a car.
* W123 and W126 Remove and Replace door striker, everyone will be doing this. UPDATE: the strikers will not arrive in time..
* W123 and W126 Remove and Replace the differential mount.
* W123 and W126 Remove and Replace the shift rod bushings.
* W123 and W126 Remove and Replace the antenna mast + cleaning/lubrication.
* W123 and W126 Install the K1 shift kit
* How to use a Refrigerator compressor = cheap continuous vacuum supply for FAST climate control, central locking and diesel shutdown diagnosis.

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whunter will:
be answering questions, inspecting your cars and addressing your issues, subject to time limits both days.

We will have some SPECIAL TOOLS:
* An injector pop tester + many spare injectors, pictures of various spray patterns. This will be bolted to a bench as a DIY learning experience, I will show you how to connect but you test/diagnose the spray pattern/pop pressure. Bring your spare nozzles and test them.
* Refrigerator compressor = cheap continuous vacuum supply for fast diagnosis.
* An MB spring compressor being used = learn how to use it.
* Glow plug reamer being used = learn how to use it.
* Rear wheel bearing nut tool = learn how to use it.
* Instrument cluster hooks (MB) = learn how to use them.

Technical DVD's you can watch in the office.

* Primer pump replacement
* Fuel filter change
* Glow plug replacement
* Vacuum Pump Rebuild OM617
* Water in diesel fuel system

Last edited by whunter; 11-19-2009 at 03:50 PM.
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