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Forum: SL Forum 04-14-2005, 04:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 767
Posted By beerme
95 SL500 Soft Top Installer Recommendations Needed

I live in Central Florida and need a good recommendation in either Orlando or Tampa for a soft top installation on my 95 SL500. I got a full new top from Convertible Tops Online only to find out my...
Forum: Tech Help 11-24-2004, 10:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 557
Posted By beerme
95 SL 500 Head Light Bulb Replacement

Okay, I am embarrased to admit it but I have a 9004 headlight bulb that is kicking my a$$. So my question is can you replace the bulbs without removing the lens or does the entire lens come out and...
Forum: SL Forum 11-05-2004, 07:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,440
Posted By beerme
Thank you

Thank you very much Bob, your help saved me a service trip. You ever make it to Central Florida I will buy you a beer. :D
Forum: SL Forum 11-04-2004, 08:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,440
Posted By beerme
Another Small Problem

I retrieved the code which was a 26 however in the process of removing the ground I caught and shorted the two pins. ( I had a feeling I was going to do that) Ended up blowing the fuse on that...
Forum: SL Forum 11-04-2004, 02:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,440
Posted By beerme
Talking Great, Thank you very much BOB. You have been a...

Great, Thank you very much BOB. You have been a big help and I am very grateful. Cannot wait to get home and see what the code is.....

Phil
:D
Forum: SL Forum 11-04-2004, 08:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,623
Posted By beerme
280 SL Question

Hello all I have a 280 SL question more for edification than anything else. A buddy of mine picked up an 85 280 SL and it looks great. But he thinks the car was brought over from Germany (possibly...
Forum: SL Forum 11-04-2004, 08:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,440
Posted By beerme
Please forgive my stupidity

Bob, I apologize for being stupid with this question I am just very timid about possibly shorting my computer out. How do I check pin# 19 as you suggest? Do I put the led + in pin 19 and - in pin...
Forum: SL Forum 11-02-2004, 07:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,440
Posted By beerme
Code retrieved I think

Okay,I thought I had located the correct connecters, there was a number 2 on the connecter which I assumed was pinout 2's location. Bottom line is I was able to make the led flash according to the...
Forum: SL Forum 11-02-2004, 04:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,440
Posted By beerme
On Board Diagnostic Connector

Ok, I think I have found my OBD connector on my 95 SL500 but I have a question. Would this connector be considered an OBD1 style or is it proprietary? The reason I ask is I tried following your...
Forum: SL Forum 10-26-2004, 03:17 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,642
Posted By beerme
Central Florida

Auburndale, Florida. Halfway between Tampa and Orlando....or the middle of I-4 Corridor. Polk County Florida, where is the roads signs read "Hurricane Crossing Here" :eek:
Forum: SL Forum 10-26-2004, 11:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,440
Posted By beerme
95 SL500 ODBII Location?

Hello All,
My CEL has illuminated on my 95 SL500, I have had the car for about 3 weeks now and the car is running fine. I think it has to do with the fuel I put in the car but am unsure. I run...
Forum: SL Forum 10-18-2004, 08:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,670
Posted By beerme
Thanks all for the insight and help. I was able...

Thanks all for the insight and help. I was able to successfully remove my top when I got home. It would seem that as you guys noted the "engine must be in the off position", that is one mistake I...
Forum: SL Forum 10-18-2004, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,670
Posted By beerme
Exclamation New SL500 Owner w/Hard Top Problem

Hey all, I just encountered my first problem with my new/used 95 SL500. When I was at the dealer I had them remove the hard top and show me the soft top worked etc. But now a week later I went to...
Forum: SL Forum 10-10-2004, 11:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,633
Posted By beerme
Sorry, I was vague on the light bulbs. They are...

Sorry, I was vague on the light bulbs. They are external, one is the front drivers side fog light at the bottom of the air dam, the other is one of the small bulbs for the brake light in the trunk...
Forum: SL Forum 10-10-2004, 09:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,633
Posted By beerme
First Time SL500 Owner Questions

Hello all, I just bought my wife a 95 SL500 (that is what I told her anyway) and have a few questions on what things to watch out for since I am not very familiar with this car. The car as 82,000...
Forum: Car Audio and Multimedia 10-10-2004, 10:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 777
Posted By beerme
91 350 Sdl Amps

I did my own stereo in my 91 350 SDL a couple of years ago and the only amps I found were under the back seat's back rest. To get at them you have to pull the back seat and then the back rest. Up...
Forum: Featured Cars 07-02-2004, 10:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 820
Posted By beerme
Post 1999 SLK230 Questions

My wife has decided she doesn't want the 350SDL any longer and wants to get rid of it and buy a 1999 230SLK. The car appears to be beautiful and is at a dealership that states we can get an extended...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 07-02-2004, 10:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 406
Posted By beerme
Post 1999 230SLK Questions

My wife has decided she doesn't want the 350SDL any longer and wants to get rid of it and buy a 1999 230SLK. The car appears to be beautiful and is at a dealership that states we can get an extended...
Forum: Tech Help 06-08-2004, 11:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 432
Posted By beerme
Question 91 350 SDL Heater Core?

I am losing coolant in a significant amount and my temperature is running somewhat high. I am adding a gallon of water a day when I drive the car. My question is does my car have a Heater Core or...
Forum: Tech Help 10-17-2003, 09:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 507
Posted By beerme
Peter thanks for your response. I have been...

Peter thanks for your response. I have been running roughly 8 ounces of injector cleaner/cetane booster with every tank of fuel. I think that has helped immensely in that when the car is runing...
Forum: Tech Help 10-17-2003, 09:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 507
Posted By beerme
350 SDL Engine Mis-Fire Question

Okay here is an odd one, I know about the rod problems with the 3.5L Diesels but what I haven't seen or heard of what is currently happening to me. When I am driving the car on the highway once in...
Forum: Tech Help 10-10-2003, 03:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 635
Posted By beerme
Serpetine Replacement on 91 350 SDL

Anyone know where I can find the instructions to replace the Serpetine belt on a 3.5L Diesel, car is 91 350 SDL? I bought the belt for 18 bucks at auto parts store just to realized that the car was...
Forum: Tech Help 09-19-2003, 10:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 712
Posted By beerme
Wierd Noise on 91 350 SDL

I have an odd noise on my 91 350 SDL and I need some advice on what it might be. When I am driving and I am making the engine work (RPM @ 3000) or 75-80 on the highway I hear a noise that I would...
Forum: Tech Help 08-25-2003, 08:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 913
Posted By beerme
SRS Light

I have a 91 350SDL and it just exhibited the same symptoms that you described and I too was worried that the Air Bag was going to depoly while I was driving the car. Can anyone out there explain...
Forum: Tech Help 08-07-2003, 07:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 540
Posted By beerme
Are wheel bearing races used on this car?

Does the 91 350 SDL have wheel bearing races or do the bearing reside directly on the spindle? I ordered a bearing kit today from the local Benz dealer but the parts person said they didn't list a...
Forum: Tech Help 08-05-2003, 08:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 540
Posted By beerme
91-350 SDL Brake Question

I have replaced my front rotors and pads, now I have a serious pull to the left that didn't exist previously. When I spin the rotor is appears to get hung up like the rotor is warped, except the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-01-2003, 09:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,988
Posted By beerme
Fuel Filter Replacement

Is there any special you need to do when replacing the fuel filter? I am guessing the introducing air into the fuel system is going to cause a problem. Just curious if there are any procedures I...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-30-2003, 11:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,988
Posted By beerme
Update to my first post. First thanks to all...

Update to my first post. First thanks to all that have responded your advice and insight is greatly appreciated. I had the a/c charged by a local a/c shop. That seems to work well but the def/dash...
Forum: Tech Help 05-07-2003, 11:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 593
Posted By beerme
No the a/c doesn't get cold at all. I had the...

No the a/c doesn't get cold at all. I had the car in park in my garage and the a/c on full. The fans didn't come on, further it was blowing out both the defrost area and the dash vents with the...
Forum: Tech Help 05-07-2003, 10:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 593
Posted By beerme
91 350 SDL a/c advice

My wifes 91 350SDL A/C isn't working correctly. When you turn it on it blows hot air. I had the system checked by an A/C shop and it is good on freon. They said the condensor fans are not kicking...
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