Parts Catalog Accessories Catalog How To Articles Tech Forums
Call Pelican Parts at 888-280-7799
Shopping Cart Cart | Project List | Order Status | Help




Go Back   PeachParts Mercedes-Benz Forum > Mercedes-Benz Tech Information and Support > Diesel Discussion

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 07-31-2008, 04:00 PM
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: San Luis Obispo
Posts: 42
B-2 Piston Sleeve Removal

I recently purchased a 1983 300SD with a transmission that would not engage into any forward gears but would go into reverse. After doing some research, it sounded like a problem with the B-2 piston. So I took it out and it unfortunatly was intact. The transmission apperars to have the original aluminum sleeve. I am going to install a new plastic sleeve but I cannot figure out how to remove the original one. In addition to replacing the sleeve, should I install the upgraded piston to avoid future issues?
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 07-31-2008, 08:02 PM
vstech's Avatar
DD MOD, HVAC,MCP,Mac,GMAC
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Mount Holly, NC
Posts: 26,290
if you change the sleeve, you HAVE to change the piston. they are different sizes.
__________________
John HAUL AWAY, OR CRUSHED CARS!!! HELP ME keep the cars out of the crusher! A/C Thread
"as I ride with my a/c on... I have fond memories of sweaty oily saturdays and spewing R12 into the air. THANKS for all you do!

My drivers:
1987 190D 2.5Turbo
1987 190D 2.5Turbo
1987 190D 2.5-5SPEED!!!

1987 300TD
1987 300TD
1994GMC 2500 6.5Turbo truck... I had to put the ladder somewhere!
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 07-31-2008, 08:43 PM
81300sd's Avatar
Registered User
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Spokane WA
Posts: 312
The sleeve comes right out after you get the seal out. Its a bit tricky getting the seal out but just takes some patients.
Replace the piston, sleeve and seal. Its much easier with the trans out but doable with it in also.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 07-31-2008, 09:27 PM
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: San Luis Obispo
Posts: 42
I will order the parts tonight.
Thanks,
Nick
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 08-01-2008, 01:18 AM
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Sacramento Calif.
Posts: 49
Sleeve Removal

You might need to build a puller, mine was really stuck. I ended up using a fender washer that I ground two sides flat on so I could slide it in.

I just wonder if the B-2 piston is actually the problem, since you said it was still intact?
__________________
Personally plotting the Weibull Distribution for my w126.
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 08-01-2008, 02:17 AM
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: San Luis Obispo
Posts: 42
The piston is worn pretty bad where it contacts the sleeve. I am hoping that it is binding. The car seems like it is trying to go forward when in drive.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On




All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:35 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0
Copyright 2018 Pelican Parts, LLC - Posts may be archived for display on the Peach Parts or Pelican Parts Website -    DMCA Registered Agent Contact Page