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Forum: Tech Help 04-25-2004, 09:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 808
Posted By ahwe190e
1988 190E 2.3 - Cat Converter blown

My 1988 190E 2.3 failed it's emmissions test recently. It passed after replacing Airflow meter & Cat Converter. After 2 months, the new Cat converter blew (makes a rattling sound). I assume the...
Forum: Tech Help 07-11-2002, 09:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 718
Posted By ahwe190e
Hi Lim, It does nothing - no movement. I...

Hi Lim,

It does nothing - no movement. I want to test the actuator motor to see if the current draw of the armature is between 120 mAdc and 180 mAdc. I need to access the actuator plug but don't...
Forum: Tech Help 07-11-2002, 06:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 718
Posted By ahwe190e
I guess no one has replaced an actuator before! ;)

I guess no one has replaced an actuator before! ;)
Forum: Tech Help 07-09-2002, 10:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 718
Posted By ahwe190e
1988 190e - Anyone replaced a Cruise Control Actuator? (NOT the Amplifier)

If so, can anyone please tell me the easiest way to access the actuator? It is located in an awkward spot - right underneath the fuel distributor and throttle body. Is it necessary to remove these to...
Forum: Tech Help 06-19-2002, 02:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 818
Posted By ahwe190e
Thanks for the tips. I looked at the above posts...

Thanks for the tips. I looked at the above posts and there is a lot of useful information there.

I poked around for a while (temp sensor, etc.) and couldn't pinpoint/diagnose the problem as I...
Forum: Tech Help 06-16-2002, 09:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 818
Posted By ahwe190e
Well, put in new cables and made no difference to...

Well, put in new cables and made no difference to the hard start problem. So now I need to look into fuel related problems.

Did some research and found problem could be related to Cold Start...
Forum: Tech Help 06-13-2002, 02:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 818
Posted By ahwe190e
I didn't know you could purchase the connectors...

I didn't know you could purchase the connectors separatly. Thanks for the tip. It is the metal connectors (resistor tip ends) that seem to be corroded/damaged. As the rubber housing (above the...
Forum: Tech Help 06-13-2002, 12:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 818
Posted By ahwe190e
Before, I also had problems starting. Idling was...

Before, I also had problems starting. Idling was rough and the engine kept surging a little. I cleaned the fuel injectors (BG44K) and yesterday changed the spark plugs. Idling and surging problems...
Forum: Tech Help 06-13-2002, 10:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 818
Posted By ahwe190e
Ignition cable question

I replaced the spark plugs on my 1988 190E 2.3 yesterday. The engine has problems starting (takes about 4 to 5 attempts at cranking). Once it starts, everything runs smoothly. The ignition cables...
Forum: Tech Help 06-09-2002, 09:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 567
Posted By ahwe190e
Cruise Control Actuator - 190E

What is the easiest way to access the Cruise Control Actuator on my 190E 2.3 (1988)? Is it easier to access from under the car or from above? What should I remove to get at it? I guess that atleast...
Forum: Tech Help 06-07-2002, 08:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,882
Posted By ahwe190e
$30 is for 1 can (pop can size). No - you...

$30 is for 1 can (pop can size).

No - you do not need to add every tankfull. You only need it when there is a need i.e. to clean out fuel injectors, valves, fuel system, etc.

It improves...
Forum: Tech Help 06-07-2002, 02:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,882
Posted By ahwe190e
Wow....this BG44K is amazing. I noticed the...

Wow....this BG44K is amazing. I noticed the difference straight away. I drove around for an hour after adding it to the fuel and it runs a lot smoother. Highly recommended! (a tad expensive though -...
Forum: Tech Help 06-07-2002, 09:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,882
Posted By ahwe190e
Petro-Canada uses Tactrol as it's additive but I...

Petro-Canada uses Tactrol as it's additive but I don't think they sell it separately.

I found a place in Toronto where they sell BG44K instead:

Golden Age Mobile Service
7605 Woodbine Ave.,...
Forum: Tech Help 06-06-2002, 10:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,882
Posted By ahwe190e
Chevron only exists in BC & Alberta. Anyone know...

Chevron only exists in BC & Alberta. Anyone know of a source in Toronto, Ontario?
Forum: Tech Help 06-06-2002, 04:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,882
Posted By ahwe190e
Is Techron available in Canada?

Can't find Techron in Canada. Is there a Canadian equivalent?
Forum: Tech Help 03-20-2002, 10:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,760
Posted By ahwe190e
My heating problem disapeared when I started...

My heating problem disapeared when I started using higher Octane fuel. I used to drive around with "Regular" fuel (in days when I knew no better) and the temperature was noticeably higher - the fan...
Forum: Detailing and Interior 02-26-2002, 10:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,237
Posted By ahwe190e
Removing white paint scrapes from plastic bumper

The front plastic bumper has some white paint scratches scraped on it and I can't remove them. How can I best remove them? I've tried Armour All black tire cleaner as well as plastic cleaner, and...
Forum: Tech Help 12-14-2001, 07:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,946
Posted By ahwe190e
Another item to check.... Make sure that the...

Another item to check....

Make sure that the thermostat is positioned correctly. The hole of the thermostat should be placed at the highest point to allow any trapped steam/air to escape.
Forum: Tech Help 11-08-2001, 12:19 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,234
Posted By ahwe190e
Where do most of you folks go to get the oil...

Where do most of you folks go to get the oil changed? I understand it's a sealed system and the oil has to be sucked out. Not everyone carries this special equipment and dealers are expensive.
Forum: Car Audio and Multimedia 09-05-2001, 01:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,252
Posted By ahwe190e
Yes....I actually went there personally as I'm...

Yes....I actually went there personally as I'm not far from Oakville. I met him and got excellent service. He not only fixed the cassette deck but fixed other problems I was not even aware of. He...
Forum: Tech Help 08-23-2001, 09:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,226
Posted By ahwe190e
Thanks Jim for the great explanation. I am ok...

Thanks Jim for the great explanation. I am ok with your explanation.

Not that it matters now, but I wonder why before it went to the left?

VJ
Forum: Tech Help 08-23-2001, 09:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,226
Posted By ahwe190e
Fuel Economy Guage goes into red when engine off

I took the car in for service and they replaced the distributor and spark plugs. Now the fuel economy gauge goes to the extreme right (red zone) when I switch off the engine. Prior to the service, it...
Forum: Tech Help 08-21-2001, 10:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,643
Posted By ahwe190e
A week gone by and I have done about 200km of...

A week gone by and I have done about 200km of city & highway driving. The engine stalled once on the first morning going into work - probably the ECU still adjusting itself. Since then, it has not...
Forum: Tech Help 08-21-2001, 10:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 695
Posted By ahwe190e
Hi Rkc, Having had a similar problem with my...

Hi Rkc,

Having had a similar problem with my 190E, and having read thru a lot of other related threads, I would start by considering the following:

1) Clean gunk off Throttle Position Switch...
Forum: Tech Help 08-19-2001, 11:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,743
Posted By ahwe190e
Hi Donnie, Is the Fuel Plate Sensor the same...

Hi Donnie,

Is the Fuel Plate Sensor the same as the Fuel mixture Sensor on a 190E (2.3)? If so, how can you monitor it - do you need special tools for this or is this something best left to a...
Forum: Tech Help 08-14-2001, 09:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,643
Posted By ahwe190e
Still early days, but the engine didn't stall...

Still early days, but the engine didn't stall once today. Hopefully, I just needed to clean the contacts!

A good tip for anyone experiencing similar problems would be to first clean all Fuel...
Forum: Tech Help 08-14-2001, 09:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,643
Posted By ahwe190e
David, have a look at: ...

David, have a look at:
http://www.peachparts.com/shopforum/showthread.php?threadid=17468&referrerid=4626


This thread has good photographs of the Throttle position switch location.

VJ
Forum: Tech Help 08-13-2001, 11:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,643
Posted By ahwe190e
The Good news: Somehow, cleaning up the throttle...

The Good news: Somehow, cleaning up the throttle position microswitch has improved the ride tremendously.

The bad news: The engine stalled twice today!! Back to square one.

I had a look at the...
Forum: Tech Help 08-12-2001, 10:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,643
Posted By ahwe190e
Thanks for your expert advice Benzmac. I will...

Thanks for your expert advice Benzmac. I will take a look at this too in the next few days.

VJ:)
Forum: Car Audio and Multimedia 08-12-2001, 10:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,252
Posted By ahwe190e
Thanks Moraine. I do want to keep the original if...

Thanks Moraine. I do want to keep the original if at all possible. I'll take it to the Becker dealer here in Canada and have them take a look at it.

VJ
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