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Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 10-21-2005, 03:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 618
Posted By Harvey Gaspar
Problem solved. It was a fluke that disappeared...

Problem solved. It was a fluke that disappeared after removing and reinstalling all the vacuum lines in the area. Sorry for the trouble.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 10-18-2005, 09:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 618
Posted By Harvey Gaspar
97 E300D CEL and code problem

No problem as I was driving 175 miles home last wednesday, the cel came on with no change in function that I could feel or see. Got a free check at Auto Zone and two codes. One was P0400 and the...
Forum: Tech Help 06-30-2005, 07:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 637
Posted By Harvey Gaspar
removal of dome light assemb.

Removed dome light and the fan appears to be working fine. Not sure the squeeking is from there. Squeeking is intermittent and seems to disappear when AC fan speeds up to higher level. I replaced...
Forum: Tech Help 06-27-2005, 08:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 637
Posted By Harvey Gaspar
different?

I did not realize the sound was coming from above. I know the sensor has been in the dome on previous models, but the fan was below in the glove box area.
Any special instructions for dome light...
Forum: Tech Help 06-26-2005, 06:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 637
Posted By Harvey Gaspar
210 a/c sensor fan replacement?

I've got a E300D, '97, with a squeaking sensor fan. Does anyone know how to acces and remove this fan. I've replaced the blower fan and relay some time ago and it is working fine. Would appreciate...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-10-2005, 09:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,199
Posted By Harvey Gaspar
Window Regulator

Hi, I can't find the receipt but my older part catalogue lists the whole assembly with motor as #2107300846. If you will talk to Phil at Fast Lane, he can order the regulator without the motor for...
Forum: Tech Help 10-15-2004, 09:21 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 12,745
Posted By Harvey Gaspar
correction on mod

I did clean the main intake valve and the air temp sensor.
Forum: Tech Help 10-15-2004, 09:19 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 12,745
Posted By Harvey Gaspar
Follow Up on '97 E300D

Sorry to interrupt your turbo discussion. I just wanted to give a follow-up on my mod on the non-turbo. No problems after about 1500 miles. Performance seems smooth, no loss of power in any range,...
Forum: Tech Help 10-01-2004, 08:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,819
Posted By Harvey Gaspar
210 front brakes and rotors

Used the pictures to change out the brakes, and also replaced the rotors, which was easy with the right tools. You can use 3/4 inch socket in place of the 19mm for the rotor carrier bolts, if you...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-26-2004, 05:50 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,778
Posted By Harvey Gaspar
Did it today. Piece of cake. Used about a...

Did it today. Piece of cake. Used about a quart. No pressure leaks. I could not find denatured alcohol to clean the Motive with but used a quart of Isopropyl alcohol 70% and that seemed to clean...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-25-2004, 07:42 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,778
Posted By Harvey Gaspar
Smile 10 lb sufficient

Thanks Ken. Will try 10 lbs first. As you described, the air in the master cylinder resevoir stays there and the pressure in the Motive pushes fluid into the resevoir as it displaces it into the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-24-2004, 07:34 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,778
Posted By Harvey Gaspar
Sloppy quality control on Motive.

Hello gang. I've been getting ready to do a flush on my E300D '97 and reading this thread. So I ordered the Motive Euro unit for $45. Prelim. testing and there was a leak around the pressure gauge...
Forum: Car Audio and Multimedia 09-21-2004, 09:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,748
Posted By Harvey Gaspar
Whoops, correction

That should read tape deck adapter, not cd adapter. Sorry.
Forum: Car Audio and Multimedia 09-21-2004, 09:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,748
Posted By Harvey Gaspar
cd plug in adapter works fine

I just use a cd plug in adapter cassette and get great sound from my iPod. Be sure and turn the volume on the iPod all the way up so the car amp can command all the volume from the console. You can...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-13-2004, 01:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,199
Posted By Harvey Gaspar
Cracked dash

I bought a nice cover for the dash on eBay. You might check there under "dash cover mercedes" It is well fitted to my model and keeps the sun off. Also, I am convinced that the armorall type stuff...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-10-2004, 08:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,199
Posted By Harvey Gaspar
Change of plans

I received the regulator and recommended motor from Caliber only to find that the old motor was fine and the new one they sent was the wrong one (plug had multiple prongs and I assume it was a front...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-07-2004, 06:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,199
Posted By Harvey Gaspar
Just took it out. My car was built in June of 96...

Just took it out. My car was built in June of 96 (it is a '97). I was told by Caliber Motors (Anaheim), that both regulator and motor were needed. I took the motor off the regulator and it does...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-07-2004, 01:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,199
Posted By Harvey Gaspar
Window regulator 210

Scott, very timely note as I just had failure of my left rear window. However, I can hear the motor woring fine but it appears that perhaps the clip retainer broke off. Haven't looked inside yet. ...
Forum: Tech Help 07-30-2004, 11:11 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 12,745
Posted By Harvey Gaspar
EGR revelations

Did it but made some changes. Turned the pipe around so as to place the filter higher up and away from the exhaust heat. Also realized the the heat is going to melt your tape adhesive sooner rather...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-30-2004, 05:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,014
Posted By Harvey Gaspar
Should have looked closer (egr)

It was a broken vacuum line from intake to MAP. Sorry I did not see it sooner. Now all is well and light is out. However, I plan to do the "test" adjustment tomorrow. Thanks Dr. D. ; Harvey
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-29-2004, 11:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,014
Posted By Harvey Gaspar
egr troubles on 97 606

Dr. Diesel My '97 E300D has 85k on it and yesterday, the check engine light came up. I had noted that the car was hesitating between 1st and 2nd gear and also at highway speed when resuming speed...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-29-2004, 11:16 AM
Replies: 420
Views: 62,814
Posted By Harvey Gaspar
Thanks Brian. Since my previous post, the cel...

Thanks Brian. Since my previous post, the cel has come on again. The valve is working so I guess it is the sensor on the top that is out. Looks like either way, I will have to buy a new egr, even...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-29-2004, 09:10 AM
Replies: 420
Views: 62,814
Posted By Harvey Gaspar
Another way for 210 series diesel.

Just had another idea, I would like to run by your egr consultants:

Instead of disconnecting on the exhaust side, try this. Just disconnect the intake joint, make either an aluminum or stainless...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-28-2004, 08:43 PM
Replies: 420
Views: 62,814
Posted By Harvey Gaspar
Brian, Since writing you today, I took off the...

Brian, Since writing you today, I took off the egr on my e300 '97 and found it to be gummed up with the exhaust crap as expected. The vacuum diaphragm was still intact and after a thorough clean...
Forum: Tech Help 07-16-2004, 09:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,334
Posted By Harvey Gaspar
Hello Henryk, It is on the passenger side, under...

Hello Henryk, It is on the passenger side, under the glove box area. First remove the little leg air vent on the side of the console buy turning the plastic screw 90 degrees. Careful not to damage...
Forum: Tech Help 07-11-2004, 11:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,092
Posted By Harvey Gaspar
PS I did not mean the shaft nut, for the...

PS I did not mean the shaft nut, for the locktite, just the allen bolt that locks it.
Forum: Tech Help 07-11-2004, 11:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,092
Posted By Harvey Gaspar
wheel bearing adjustment

Kestas, Unlike american cars, the threads on the bearing shaft of the mercedes are much finer and 1/3 turn is about the same as 1/8 turn on my US cars. I have used the 1/3 turn (120 degrees) on my...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-06-2004, 04:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,441
Posted By Harvey Gaspar
Hello Rick, Thanks, you can email me at...

Hello Rick, Thanks, you can email me at hlgaspar@cox.net
Hope the mirror comes out without removing the whole thing, but either way I will be happy. Regards, Harvey Gaspar:)
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-06-2004, 10:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,441
Posted By Harvey Gaspar
210 drivers mirror replacement

I have a '97 E300D and the drivers side rear view mirror is partially detached.(not the housing) It will go out and in but not up and down. Also the mirror itself has lost its dimmer function and...
Forum: Tech Help 01-01-2004, 09:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,819
Posted By Harvey Gaspar
210 front break and rotor

Steve, I have an E-300D '07. I will be needing to replace the rotors in front. Do you have any pictures of the removal of pads, calipers, and rotor on the front? Thanks, Harvey
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