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Old 11-06-2008, 09:06 AM
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Tear Down In Progress

I have been trying for over a month now to pick up a decent service manual on Ebay. I just bought my third stinker.

I am tearing down a 84 300sd motor to recondition and wondered while I continue to wait for a service manual, if I could get some help here so I can continue.

Removing the Injector pump from the block - Is there anything I need to know here? Parts to mark position for when reassembled? Anything going to fall out at me?

Disassembling the timing chain - Again is there a procedure I should be following?

Removing the Harmonic Balancer - Anything to beware of?

Like I said, a good service manual would cover all these issues. Thanks for any help.
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Old 11-06-2008, 11:38 AM
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The search function is helpful

This link may help. I searched on "Injection Pump Removal"

http://www.pauldrayton.com/uploadfil...W123/Main.html
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Old 11-06-2008, 11:54 AM
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The service manual for the W116 contains the OM617.950 and is available for your use at :

http://handbook.w116.org/matrix6.htm

This is the earlier version of the OM617 used on the W116 300SD, but should be close enough to support a teardown. I would look for the correct OM617.952 manual when you start measuring and rebuilding as there may be subtle differences.

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Old 11-06-2008, 12:02 PM
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Haynes has a pretty good general guide which can be handy.
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Thanks. That last link provided everything I was looking for.
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Old 11-07-2008, 11:54 AM
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The factory CD-ROM ($19.99 from Mercedes) for the W123 cars covers the OM617.952 motor, which should be very similar to yours, no?
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the Paul Drayton site is not available any more , he took it down a couple months ago.

looks like he has some therapy sessions you can take when the engine project starts getting complicated.

Look on E-Bay for paper manuals, they come up once in a while.

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