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Forum: ML, GL, G-Wagen, R-Class, Unimog, Sprinter 09-11-2006, 06:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,943
Posted By Doug McCutchan
thanks, - just one more question , would the...

thanks, - just one more question , would the injector shut off log any error codes ?

I had the codes read last time I had the car serviced and it read faulty O2 sensor right hand side and faulty...
Forum: ML, GL, G-Wagen, R-Class, Unimog, Sprinter 09-07-2006, 07:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,943
Posted By Doug McCutchan
ML320 Runs really Rough Sometimes

My MY 2000 has always had a small problem that seems to be getting worse.

When the engine is cold and if I put the engine under a bit of load then it starts to run really rough (no power , won't...
Forum: ML, GL, G-Wagen, R-Class, Unimog, Sprinter 01-12-2005, 04:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,054
Posted By Doug McCutchan
Thnaks Rick, I've got warped rails (the...

Thnaks Rick,

I've got warped rails (the sunroof vibrates when opening (dealer says they can't fix) and a broken wind deflector arm.
Along with the U/S switch I think I've got the trifecta !
...
Forum: ML, GL, G-Wagen, R-Class, Unimog, Sprinter 01-06-2005, 04:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,054
Posted By Doug McCutchan
Sunroof Switch Problems

The standard Sunroof on my 2000 ML320 seems to have mind of it's own. Sometimes when it is partly open and I press the switch to open it more fully it closes instead !

Today when I went over a...
Forum: ML, GL, G-Wagen, R-Class, Unimog, Sprinter 12-01-2004, 07:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,511
Posted By Doug McCutchan
I changed to 275/55/17 Continental contact 4x4...

I changed to 275/55/17 Continental contact 4x4 when the GrandTrek's expired (@60,000 kms).
They are a far better tyre in all respects.
Forum: ML, GL, G-Wagen, R-Class, Unimog, Sprinter 01-31-2004, 04:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 995
Posted By Doug McCutchan
Thanks Tim, I love Melbourne too but am pretty...

Thanks Tim,
I love Melbourne too but am pretty biased (as probably most people are about their home town).
Sydney and the Cairns are good places to visit but for livability Melbourne wins by far....
Forum: ML, GL, G-Wagen, R-Class, Unimog, Sprinter 01-19-2004, 05:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 995
Posted By Doug McCutchan
Replacing Brake Light Globe ?

This is a simple procedure on every other car I have owned except for my ML320.

Usually you can access the new globe through the interior of the car.

The ML has a solid plastic panel all along...
Forum: Tech Help 11-16-2003, 04:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,012
Posted By Doug McCutchan
I alos had success in fixing the sound. ...

I alos had success in fixing the sound.

Apparently it wasn't the belt tensioner but rather a little shock absorber that connects the engine to he body (I assume it assists the engine mounts).
...
Forum: ML, GL, G-Wagen, R-Class, Unimog, Sprinter 01-23-2003, 06:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,948
Posted By Doug McCutchan
Lewis, Once again I have the same problem...

Lewis,

Once again I have the same problem on my 2000 ML320. The drivers seat rocks a little bit on acceleration.
Sometimes is clunks as well but usually is silent.

Have you found a fix yet ?...
Forum: ML, GL, G-Wagen, R-Class, Unimog, Sprinter 01-23-2003, 06:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,027
Posted By Doug McCutchan
Hi, I have the same issue with my 200 ML320....

Hi,

I have the same issue with my 200 ML320. I thas been like doing that since new - I assume it is nothing.

Doug
Forum: Tech Help 01-24-2002, 06:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,012
Posted By Doug McCutchan
My 190e 2.3 also sounds like a loud diesel under...

My 190e 2.3 also sounds like a loud diesel under the following conditions -

Under light load between 1,000 and 1,500 rpm , whether hot or cold (it makes no difference) i.e. in drive with brakes on...
Forum: Tech Help 01-09-2002, 03:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,203
Posted By Doug McCutchan
Correct way to adjust 1988 190E 2.3 Mixture ?

I have just finished a top-end rebuild on my 190E and was wondering what is the best way to adjust the idle mixture.

Should I set the EHA current to 0MA (or -3ma slightly rich) closed loop.
Or...
Forum: Tech Help 01-03-2002, 09:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,079
Posted By Doug McCutchan
thanks, I'll check them all out.

thanks, I'll check them all out.
Forum: Tech Help 01-03-2002, 12:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,079
Posted By Doug McCutchan
190E 2.3 Idle Control Valve

My 1987 190E 2.3 will only idle if I disconnect the power to the idle control valve (otherwise I have to keep the accelerator pressed or the engine will stall).

With the idle valve disconnected...
Forum: Tech Help 12-19-2001, 06:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 638
Posted By Doug McCutchan
Funny , but my 190E 2.3 started to tick for a few...

Funny , but my 190E 2.3 started to tick for a few seconds on start-up after the last dealer service. This was after the car was changed over to Synthetic oil.

In Australia the dealers now put...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-19-2001, 06:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 707
Posted By Doug McCutchan
The problem I was having was that the engine...

The problem I was having was that the engine would fire but then die within a couple of seconds.

I have since solved the problem as I had installed the wrong intake manifold gasket out of the Head...
Forum: Tech Help 12-16-2001, 04:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,097
Posted By Doug McCutchan
I am no expert in this subject but as no-one else...

I am no expert in this subject but as no-one else has replied I will attempt to help you.

A Fuel Pressure test tests that the fuel pump is working.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-16-2001, 01:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 707
Posted By Doug McCutchan
1987 190E Different Intake Manifold Gaskets

I'm having trouble getting my 190E going again after replacing the Head Gasket.

I noticed that the new inlet manifold gasket has an extra hole in the middle (part no. 102 11? 02 80) when compared...
Forum: Tech Help 12-16-2001, 01:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 964
Posted By Doug McCutchan
John, All of the plugs look perfect. ...

John,

All of the plugs look perfect.

Doug
Forum: Tech Help 12-14-2001, 09:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 964
Posted By Doug McCutchan
Thanks for the tips. I pressure tested the...

Thanks for the tips.

I pressure tested the cooling system to 20 psi . It gradually leaked down to 10 psi over 15 minutes. Unfortunately I can't see where the coolant has gone.
The pistons are...
Forum: Tech Help 12-08-2001, 05:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 964
Posted By Doug McCutchan
New Head Gasket but still got water in oil

I just replaced the Head Gasket on my 1987 M102 engine. Unfortunately it didn't fix the problem of coolant getting into the oil.
After 5 minute of very rough running I removed the rocker cover and...
Forum: Tech Help 12-03-2001, 04:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 508
Posted By Doug McCutchan
Head Corrosion

After removing the head of my 1987 M102 I noticed it has a fair bit of corrosion in the 2" long channels that carry the coolant.

About 1/2 of thechannels are decayed to a depth of around 1/8 to...
Forum: Tech Help 08-10-2001, 08:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 701
Posted By Doug McCutchan
Seat Adjustment on W124 300TE Wagon

Hi,

I am 6ft 4" tall and have great difficulty in finding a comfortable driving position in my 300TE.
I find that when I get the seat far enough away from the peddles I cannot easily reach the...
Forum: Tech Help 03-13-2000, 02:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 829
Posted By Doug McCutchan
With 3 opinions I feel like I must obey ! ...

With 3 opinions I feel like I must obey !

Will flush out this weekend.

thanks (all 3 of you).
Forum: Tech Help 03-12-2000, 06:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 829
Posted By Doug McCutchan
In my 1987 230TE (M102) cooloing system - I get a...

In my 1987 230TE (M102) cooloing system - I get a sludge type sediment in the overflow tank. It feels king of oily but is light brown and has the consisteney of cream.

Could this be a head gasket...
Forum: Wheels & Tires 02-10-2000, 06:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,333
Posted By Doug McCutchan
If they are the Bundt Cake wheels then they are...

If they are the Bundt Cake wheels then they are probably the same as on my 126.022.
195/70/14
Forum: Tech Help 02-02-2000, 05:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,159
Posted By Doug McCutchan
Mercedes sells 2 rebuild kits for the 722.xxx...

Mercedes sells 2 rebuild kits for the 722.xxx transmissions. One costs about 50% more than the other.
Mercedes parts people are unable to tell me the difference between the two other than that the...
Forum: Tech Help 01-21-2000, 03:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,375
Posted By Doug McCutchan
The backlash in my diff (when measured at the...

The backlash in my diff (when measured at the driveshaft) is about 1/3".
This causes a loud clunk on changes between acceleration and deceleration.
The manual says you can eliminate the backlash by...
Forum: Tech Help 08-21-1999, 01:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 804
Posted By Doug McCutchan
The Banjo bolt on that screws into the thermostat...

The Banjo bolt on that screws into the thermostat housing of my 1983 M110 has rusted away.
I have temporarily replaced it with a normal bolt.
The bolt attaches what looks like some type of metal...
Forum: Tech Help 08-11-1999, 08:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 901
Posted By Doug McCutchan
I have recently replaced the power steering belt...

I have recently replaced the power steering belt on my 1983 M110 and it is
has gradually become more noisey over the last couple of months.
If I spray water on the belt it quietens down for a...
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