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Old 03-14-2001, 05:51 PM
Carrameow Carrameow is offline
Coming back from burnout
Join Date: Jun 1999
Location: in the Pacific Northwest
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I recently rpaird the vacuum door lock system on my 83 240D. The check valve was dead in the engine compartment, and one line was misrouted from when I reinstalled engine fter rebuilding. The system was working 1/2 fine--it only worked when car was running, not after motor stopped.I was going to finish fixing in springtime when i got warmer.

Also, the other day, the passenger door refused to lock, and I had to pull the vacuum lines from the rubber 4 way connectors in the floor to bleed it. There was still quite a bit of vacuum there.

Are my lines misrouted? Do i have to adjust the door vacuum switch? I hate messing with Mercedes trim, I'm scared of scartching it!!!

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