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Old 03-09-2003, 06:20 PM
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Water not coming water pump - but

The water doesn't seem to be coming from the main water pump.

It is dripping by a "small black plastic box" under the crank shaft.

Can some one identify what the black box is? It has a cable or something about 1//4 inch thick coming out the top.

There is a large water hose just above the black box. Is that where the auxiliary water pump is?

Thanks for the help.

Comment: As the car is sitting, nice and cool, the drip drip of water continues to drip out.
Thanks for the help
Bill Fisher

'86 560SL (186K) - Now a 'classic' : Registered as an Historic Vehicle
'95 E420 (188K)
'03 LS430 (Lexus)
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'95 E420 (231K) Sold to a happy buyer, new to Mercedes
'90 300E (65K) Sold to an Mercedes Lover
'92 190E (215K) - retired to the salvage yard, sigh
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