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Forum: Tech Help 08-27-2014, 02:52 PM
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Posted By '79 Super Turtle
Last photo

The other side:
Forum: Tech Help 08-27-2014, 02:49 PM
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Views: 775
Posted By '79 Super Turtle
More photos

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Photo is sideways.
Forum: Tech Help 08-27-2014, 02:40 PM
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Views: 775
Posted By '79 Super Turtle
Function of Elmwood Temp Sensor on Blower Motor Box W116 Bypassed?

I discovered a tiny temp sensor installed next to the ACC blower motor on my 1980 w116 450SEL that had been bypassed. I'm wondering what the function of it is and if I should try to replace it?
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Forum: Vintage Mercedes 08-12-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 725
Posted By '79 Super Turtle
At the top of this page is a link to Pelican...

At the top of this page is a link to Pelican Parts. I did a quick search for a breather hose for your car and it appeared to still be available and it looked like yours for $6.50 I think? 1967 200 MB...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes 07-29-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 918
Posted By '79 Super Turtle
Possible problem solved?

Well, the first place I went looking was for the warm up compensator. I have enclosed photos of what I found. I think since I have had this car this hose has been disconnected and I have no idea why...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes 07-29-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 918
Posted By '79 Super Turtle
W116 1980 450SEL Warm or Hot Immediate Restart Problem...No Fuel Pump Hum.

1980 450SEL W116

I am having an issue with restarting my car immediately warm/hot to about 5 minutes after shutting it down. The car starts great cold. If I drive to the gas station or if I shut...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes 07-29-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,044
Posted By '79 Super Turtle
Thanks for all of the input. The Timevalve link...

Thanks for all of the input. The Timevalve link "US Model 1980 after 096583 450sel" is my exact configuration. I am curious if the pre 1980 has a single O2 sensor on the passenger side only also?
Forum: Vintage Mercedes 07-07-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,044
Posted By '79 Super Turtle
1980450sel, Thank you so very much for that...

1980450sel, Thank you so very much for that wonderful information and those links! I am extremely grateful. Thank you for taking the time to help me.
Forum: Vintage Mercedes 06-23-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,044
Posted By '79 Super Turtle
Thank you very much Frank, that is extremely...

Thank you very much Frank, that is extremely useful information! Thank you for taking the time to respond and for the great research!
Forum: Vintage Mercedes 06-19-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,044
Posted By '79 Super Turtle
1980 w116 450SEL exhaust layout help please.

I tried posting this in tech help but I think it might get more responses here.

I have a 1980 w116 450SEL Exhaust, Muffler, Catalytic and Header Pipe Layout question and I'm looking for somebody...
Forum: Tech Help 06-11-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 622
Posted By '79 Super Turtle
Thank you Mike, I look forward to your reply.

Thank you Mike, I look forward to your reply.
Forum: Vintage Mercedes 05-21-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,065
Posted By '79 Super Turtle
Aaron, Thank you so VERY MUCH! I know the place...

Aaron, Thank you so VERY MUCH! I know the place and I am so glad to have this part number information. You made my day! Thank you for taking the time to respond to my question and look up those...
Forum: Tech Help 05-20-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 622
Posted By '79 Super Turtle
Forum: Tech Help 05-20-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 622
Posted By '79 Super Turtle
1980 w116 450SEL Exhaust, Muffler, Catalytic and Header Pipe.

Hello, I have a 1980 w116 450SEL that is in need of exhaust work. I am looking for information about the layout of my exhaust. I have looked up replacement parts and none of them are like my set up....
Forum: Vintage Mercedes 05-20-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,065
Posted By '79 Super Turtle
Are my w116 wiper refills no longer available?

Hello, I guess I now "half fit" into this vintage forum. :) I have a 1979 and a 1980 w116 (300SD and 450SEL) which both still have the original-and the same- 19" Left and 18" Right- chrome wiper...
Forum: Tech Help 11-08-2009, 06:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,062
Posted By '79 Super Turtle
Thank you for your reply! I'm leaning towards the...

Thank you for your reply! I'm leaning towards the engine temperature sensor, and I will check it. I was feeling that in the back of my mind before I posted. Nice to have somebody else mention it....
Forum: Tech Help 11-08-2009, 03:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,062
Posted By '79 Super Turtle
Random Stalling, Loss of Power, Hesitation, Knocking, 1980 450SEL W116

Howdy! I'd appreciate any input. My 1980 450SEL, W116 has been running great for the last 5 years, but since this past summer, it has developed a hot restart problem. It would start great cold, but...
Forum: Mercedes Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 10-30-2005, 10:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 923
Posted By '79 Super Turtle
Where are you located?

I might be parting out one of my '79 300 SD's. It was my daily driver until I got a prettier one.
Forum: Tech Help 06-11-2005, 01:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 800
Posted By '79 Super Turtle
A/C receiver drier leaking

I have three W116's. My 1980 450 SEL has been leaking from the receiver drier. There is a threaded bolt on the top that appears to be original. It has a splotch of white paint applied to where the...
Forum: Mercedes Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 05-27-2005, 01:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,075
Posted By '79 Super Turtle
Passenger side headlight trim cover

A friend of mine is looking for the passenger side, headlight plastic trim cover. Do you have one available and if you do what would the price be? Thanks!

It's for an '86 300SDL
Forum: Mercedes Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 05-27-2005, 01:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,080
Posted By '79 Super Turtle
lower alternator mounting bracket

Hello, I'm looking for the lower alternator mounting bracket for W116, 1979 300SD. It is the one that is bolted to the engine for the lower bolt of the alternator. If you think you have one I can...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-11-2005, 11:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,078
Posted By '79 Super Turtle
Possessed Glow Plug Light-New Relay!

I recently had to get a new glow plug relay for my '79 300SD. I now have the strangest problem. I know what it means when the glow plug light flashes for thirty seconds after a start, and the other...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-03-2004, 02:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,173
Posted By '79 Super Turtle
new mounts for everybody!

I think I'm in serious need of all new mounts. When I first start the car cold, the vibration in the passenger seat makes my teeth chatter! At stop lights, I put the car in neutral to still the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-03-2004, 02:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,166
Posted By '79 Super Turtle
1986 300SDL loss of power

I have a friend with a 1986 300SDL. I am looking for advice for her. Her car starting losing power and driving really slowly up hills and was eventually only able to go about 40 on the highway.
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Forum: Tech Help 12-30-2003, 05:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,270
Posted By '79 Super Turtle
I have no buzzing from my frequency...

I have no buzzing from my frequency valve...strange how well the car runs? I can't get a reading at all of duty cycle with frequency valve plugged in-unplugged, I get about 38-42%. I'm not sure what...
Forum: Tech Help 12-28-2003, 11:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,270
Posted By '79 Super Turtle
Thank you Steve for the speedy and informative...

Thank you Steve for the speedy and informative response. I will check the frequency valve the next time I start her up. I'll feel for a buzz, much like the buzz off the auxiliary heat pump which is...
Forum: Tech Help 12-28-2003, 09:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,270
Posted By '79 Super Turtle
1980 450SEL Journey

I drove my 'new' baby around the block today. I've had the car for about 6 months. I have not spent much time working on her and this is the first time I've driven it anywhere. This car is gorgeous....
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-28-2003, 08:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,728
Posted By '79 Super Turtle
Carrameow, I'm glad you found the source of your...

Carrameow, I'm glad you found the source of your problems. I had the exact same situation and it was also my glow plug relay. It was staying on and drawing current.

I replaced the voltage...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-06-2003, 11:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,087
Posted By '79 Super Turtle
Perfect! Thanks to all, and to you Jim, excellent...

Perfect! Thanks to all, and to you Jim, excellent description.

I guess I'd better hook up the radio!
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-05-2003, 10:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,087
Posted By '79 Super Turtle
Hey Stevo, I was thinking it was something like...

Hey Stevo, I was thinking it was something like that. I was just told by Bill at Parts shop that it is a condenser.

Does anyone know how to test it to see if it is still "condensing".

What...
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