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Forum: Tech Help 09-08-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 361
Posted By Jim Anderson
Check your grounds

They're usually a stud mounted on the body with several brown wires going to them. There's a couple under the hood, and some in the trunk, and some under the dash. Sometimes loosening them, wiggling...
Forum: Tech Help 07-13-2018, 02:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 445
Posted By Jim Anderson
My experience is that there only two things not...

My experience is that there only two things not connected to a computer that would give fault codes: the crankshaft sensor and the fuel pump.

That said, can you check the fuel pressure? You could...
Forum: Tech Help 06-30-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 936
Posted By Jim Anderson
After spending too long I got the accelerator...

After spending too long I got the accelerator pedal out and found it really only takes one bolt and a yank to get it out. But cycling the connector and even swapping it with a different one, thanks...
Forum: Tech Help 06-29-2018, 11:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 936
Posted By Jim Anderson
Anybody have the wiring for it?

Anybody have the wiring for it?
Forum: Tech Help 06-29-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 936
Posted By Jim Anderson
After I get to it. Working under dashboards is...

After I get to it. Working under dashboards is not something I can do easily.

Disabling a switch is something I can do, and cheaply, and I'd consider leaving it there.
Forum: Tech Help 06-29-2018, 12:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 936
Posted By Jim Anderson
Both places are entertaining to get to. What...

Both places are entertaining to get to.

What would be a way to economically look at live data?
Forum: Tech Help 06-28-2018, 10:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 936
Posted By Jim Anderson
I think I found it. Is it mounted on the...

I think I found it.

Is it mounted on the throttle body, which is mounted on the back of the engine, next to the firewall, with the connector underneath it?

The transmission was taken out, it...
Forum: Tech Help 06-27-2018, 12:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 936
Posted By Jim Anderson
What's a TPS?

What's a TPS?
Forum: Tech Help 06-26-2018, 09:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 936
Posted By Jim Anderson
I just got a message from my car

I stopped by a mechanic and had him read the codes from my climate control. When the AC was turned on the compressor went to 100% then 0% and said "Acceleration Active". The car was parked. Anybody...
Forum: Tech Help 06-16-2018, 11:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 936
Posted By Jim Anderson
As near as i can tell it switches off, like the...

As near as i can tell it switches off, like the climate control doesn't like what it sees, as in a bad sensor somewhere. I've got a W202 that has a climate control that has a display and I've read...
Forum: Tech Help 06-16-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 688
Posted By Jim Anderson
Motor Mounts

They get old, don't last the life of the car. Usually it's engine vibration at low rpm that rattles your teeth, such as yours, but it could be other symptoms.
Forum: Tech Help 06-16-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 936
Posted By Jim Anderson
At rest both Hi and Lo are at 75 psi.

At rest both Hi and Lo are at 75 psi.
Forum: Tech Help 06-16-2018, 04:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 936
Posted By Jim Anderson
Low is 30 psi, hi is 225 psi, vent temperature is...

Low is 30 psi, hi is 225 psi, vent temperature is 45 degrees.

And it's annoying the way the compressor clutch is built I can't tell if the clutch is engaged or not, the pulley has a cover on it.
Forum: Tech Help 06-16-2018, 03:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 936
Posted By Jim Anderson
AC only works when idling

I have a 2005 C320 that has the AC only work when it's idling. The high side pressure was at 170psi. I added a can of freon and it went up to 220 but when I took it for a short drive it stopped...
Forum: Tech Help 05-21-2018, 10:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,739
Posted By Jim Anderson
Gone as in no friction material left, just some...

Gone as in no friction material left, just some bent rivets. They didn't seem to damage either surface though. There was some clutch material pieces scattered around the bell housing.

And false...
Forum: Tech Help 05-18-2018, 02:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,739
Posted By Jim Anderson
I was thinking of DMF079. I'll look into that one...

I was thinking of DMF079. I'll look into that one too.
Forum: Tech Help 05-17-2018, 10:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,739
Posted By Jim Anderson
Some more: The clutch material on one side...

Some more:

The clutch material on one side was gone, the other side still had a lot left. The pressure plate looked reasonable but the fingers didn't look so good.

The flywheel. on the other...
Forum: Tech Help 05-17-2018, 09:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,739
Posted By Jim Anderson
So, I bought it and just got the transmission...

So, I bought it and just got the transmission out. The bad news is that the hydraulics are fine. The worse news is that the flywheel is bad. It is a dual mass flywheel that's real loose.

More...
Forum: Tech Help 05-03-2018, 12:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 919
Posted By Jim Anderson
There might be grounds under the dashboard too....

There might be grounds under the dashboard too. All the switches would use it.
Forum: Tech Help 04-27-2018, 02:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,077
Posted By Jim Anderson
I have a 3/4 ton utility trailer I pull with a...

I have a 3/4 ton utility trailer I pull with a W202 and was looking around for towing capacity, it wasn't listed in my manual. The closest I found was a similer Mercedes that was rated for 3000 lbs...
Forum: Tech Help 04-27-2018, 02:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,739
Posted By Jim Anderson
My point was usually the internet is full of car...

My point was usually the internet is full of car parts and the clutch kits were reletively few. I'm wondering if a shop will accept customer supplied parts.

I also have a theory to what I consider...
Forum: Tech Help 04-26-2018, 09:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,739
Posted By Jim Anderson
I was looking around the internet for the clutch...

I was looking around the internet for the clutch kit for this car and there were very few hits. I called my local supply place that always has everything, but they didn't have this. The only place I...
Forum: Tech Help 04-23-2018, 11:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,739
Posted By Jim Anderson
Never

Never
Forum: Tech Help 04-23-2018, 09:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,739
Posted By Jim Anderson
I went to look at the car this weekend. It seems...

I went to look at the car this weekend. It seems in good shape but the clutch is dead. The pedal goes to the floor and stays there, but I don't thing that by itself is an indication of whether its...
Forum: Tech Help 04-21-2018, 01:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,739
Posted By Jim Anderson
Yes, I see that. Seems like a good idea, unless...

Yes, I see that. Seems like a good idea, unless it leaks.

I don't see how you bleed it though.
Forum: Tech Help 04-20-2018, 11:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,739
Posted By Jim Anderson
Every slave I've seen has been outboard. Are you...

Every slave I've seen has been outboard. Are you saying the slave on this car is inboard?

I looked around for that part and did notice it's round, shaped like a doughnut. From the picture I...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion - Politics and Religion 04-20-2018, 11:14 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 939
Posted By Jim Anderson
Anything without a burka is fair game.

Anything without a burka is fair game.
Forum: Tech Help 04-20-2018, 11:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,739
Posted By Jim Anderson
Yes, I believe the engine is an M112, I already...

Yes, I believe the engine is an M112, I already have two (C280's) so I'm tooled up for it.

I was just talking with the seller and he said his mechanic said the clutch and clutch slave cylinder...
Forum: Tech Help 04-19-2018, 11:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,739
Posted By Jim Anderson
Looking to Buy a Wounded C320 6 Speed

It's a 2005 with 155,000 miles on it. Right now it's having clutch hydraulics problems and the seller is having difficulty getting it fixed. I may buy it even with those problems, I've fixed...
Forum: Tech Help 04-19-2018, 11:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,130
Posted By Jim Anderson
You must be getting good at changing them. What...

You must be getting good at changing them. What was your best time?

I did that too, kind of. Put a warrentied pump in and it squeeled. They said "no problem, just send it back and we'll send you a...
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