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Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-12-2009, 12:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,050
Posted By mreid
BAD injector

You have a bad injector which has washed down a cylinder and will give poor compression. Run it long enough that way and you will destroy that hole. I have seen a poor spray pattern on an injector...
Forum: Tech Help 09-03-2008, 12:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 611
Posted By mreid
Blows hot before cold

I am sure this has been covered before but my 300sd blows hot air before cold when ever the car is shut off or the off button is pressed on the heater control then turned back on. Any suggestions...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-22-2004, 12:17 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,094
Posted By mreid
Well just to mix it up a little I think the 126...

Well just to mix it up a little I think the 126 style is still the most 'Presidential' of them all and how can you beat the longevity of the 5cyl diesel. Besides Presidents never drive fast anyway.:D
Forum: Tech Help 10-26-2003, 12:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 510
Posted By mreid
Also I am sure the resevoir never ran dry. The...

Also I am sure the resevoir never ran dry. The back circuit did get low at on point but quite sure it never ran dry. That would not affect the front wheel circuit would it?
Forum: Tech Help 10-26-2003, 12:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 510
Posted By mreid
Moderate resistance but no fluid at the bleeder....

Moderate resistance but no fluid at the bleeder. It has me baffled. I removed a brakeline at the master and was able to push fluid down the pipe and out the bleeder with ease. So I am assuming that...
Forum: Tech Help 10-25-2003, 08:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 510
Posted By mreid
Forgot to mention that I have absolutlely no...

Forgot to mention that I have absolutlely no brakes at all on the front. Zippo. I am baffled. Never seen a master go dead that totally.
Forum: Tech Help 10-25-2003, 07:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 510
Posted By mreid
Master Cylinder ??

I decided to change the brake fluid. Everything went well, did the back first then went to front. This is where things went south. As soon as I tried bleeding the front brakes I lost all pressure and...
Forum: Tech Help 10-24-2003, 01:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 446
Posted By mreid
Brake Question??

I want to change my brake fluid in my '82 300sd but I can not get the fluid from the front resevoir. I used a turkey baster to suck out the back compartment so I could start bleeding with new fluid...
Forum: Tech Help 07-11-2003, 12:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 445
Posted By mreid
YIKES!!!!. I cannot think of any bearing in the...

YIKES!!!!. I cannot think of any bearing in the engine that is a ball bearing. Unless one of the oil pump bearings is like that. Can you tell from the cage how big in diameter the bearing might be?...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-20-2003, 12:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,809
Posted By mreid
Increasing boost will have little effect on egt....

Increasing boost will have little effect on egt. In fact it may even lower the temps. Adding extra fuel and boost and then you can get some interesting temps. 14 psi will not hurt these engines as...
Forum: Tech Help 12-06-2002, 02:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 540
Posted By mreid
Thanks for the reply I will give it a try.

Thanks for the reply I will give it a try.
Forum: Tech Help 12-06-2002, 12:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 540
Posted By mreid
Temp calibration

Is there anyway to calibrate the temperature guage? I know for a fact that the guage reads high and was just wondering if there is anyway to bring it more in line with the actual temp?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-03-2002, 12:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 655
Posted By mreid
Save your money and your engine. The only way to...

Save your money and your engine. The only way to get more flow from the same size filter is to filter less. Guess what dirt does to an engine. K&N filters were designed for the racing industry which...
Forum: Tech Help 11-24-2002, 11:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,097
Posted By mreid
Worked perfect today. Go figure. Acts like...

Worked perfect today. Go figure. Acts like electronics. Temp control works fine so I am confidant that the monovalve is fine. Will a broken soldered joint cause a problem like this or is more likely...
Forum: Tech Help 11-23-2002, 01:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,097
Posted By mreid
S60 You are referring to the pushbutton...

S60

You are referring to the pushbutton unit? Just want to clarify that we are talking about the same unit. I agree that the way it is acting that it must be the control unit. Does not seem to...
Forum: Tech Help 11-23-2002, 09:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,097
Posted By mreid
Just to add to my previous post. For no reason it...

Just to add to my previous post. For no reason it went on to full defrost out of the blue with the EC button pushed. I pushed the low speed fan button and the fan did as commanded but it still put...
Forum: Tech Help 11-23-2002, 12:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,097
Posted By mreid
Unhappy W126 Climate control

On my '82 300SD I am having erratic operation of the climate control. I am sure that all the vacuum doors are operating, the problem is that often I get no heat/air out the floor vents just out the...
Forum: Tech Help 10-28-2002, 01:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,820
Posted By mreid
Now this will surely get some ticked but my '84...

Now this will surely get some ticked but my '84 diesel Celebrity is dirt simple, easy to fix, goes like stink, gets good mileage and is BUTT Ugly. The only reason I bought it was it was cheap and to...
Forum: Tech Help 10-28-2002, 12:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,820
Posted By mreid
Back in 1982 my 300SD cost $42,000cnd, a Cadillac...

Back in 1982 my 300SD cost $42,000cnd, a Cadillac sold for less than $20k. At the same time Detroit was learning how to make things cheaper and still have them operate. Mercedes was still fitting...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-25-2002, 01:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,988
Posted By mreid
Just to confirm was it the diaphram in the...

Just to confirm was it the diaphram in the aneroid control on the IP?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-21-2002, 01:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,988
Posted By mreid
You obviously have a linkage problem. Check...

You obviously have a linkage problem. Check carefully all throttle linkages from the IP to the pedal. Maybe even a gob of grease where it should not be.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-13-2002, 01:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,895
Posted By mreid
Follow the manual's schedule for maintence and it...

Follow the manual's schedule for maintence and it will last. Everything that needs service is made to be serviced. After you have had this car for a while you will come tom realize that MB truely...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-03-2002, 12:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 518
Posted By mreid
There is to be a alluminium or copper washer with...

There is to be a alluminium or copper washer with the plug.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-31-2002, 12:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,352
Posted By mreid
The alda should be tight. You will have to...

The alda should be tight. You will have to tighten the nut under the alda. Be carefull to not turn the alda or you will break the plastc line or the vacuum switch in the IP.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-31-2002, 12:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 731
Posted By mreid
I am surprised you could make that much dif with...

I am surprised you could make that much dif with the alda. I turned mine all the way out till it would not go anymore and then shimmed the alda out some more and I still get very little smoke.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-29-2002, 01:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 731
Posted By mreid
Ummm? Are you sure that the hose is the...

Ummm?
Are you sure that the hose is the sticking problem? Lots of black smoke is not a good thing. Assuming that the coolant hose was holding the throttle open then you might have a turbo problem or...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-29-2002, 12:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,353
Posted By mreid
There is no comparison to the driving experience...

There is no comparison to the driving experience of a '99 to the 300sd. Power....wow, quite, very very nice cars, but if you like to do your own fixing then the older sd's are by far the best to work...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-28-2002, 01:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 731
Posted By mreid
At 75 you will be turning around 3200rpm. If you...

At 75 you will be turning around 3200rpm. If you are getting black smoke at that then I would say you are a little over fueled. A good way to check is to torque out with the sun low behind you. A...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-25-2002, 01:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,297
Posted By mreid
Not a real indication but no blowby is better...

Not a real indication but no blowby is better than alot. If it is an oil burner it will likely have blowby too.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-25-2002, 01:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 723
Posted By mreid
Can you not just pull and plug the vacuum line to...

Can you not just pull and plug the vacuum line to the egr to disable it??:confused:
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