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Forum: Tech Help 08-21-2012, 12:46 PM
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Posted By 300EE320
2002 E430 A/C blowing warm air

I just wanted to say thanks to everyone, and especially MBDoc and Gilly, for sharing their experience.

My E430 A/C has not been operational for quite a while while sitting at a stop on warm days...
Forum: Tech Help 07-18-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,219
Posted By 300EE320
Thanks! I didn't read the codes. I don't have...

Thanks! I didn't read the codes. I don't have the tool. It felt like a misfire so I started by trying to determine which cylinder. If that didn't get me any leads I had planned to buy a scan tool.
Forum: Tech Help 07-18-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,219
Posted By 300EE320
2002 E430 misfire diagnosis

Since I got the E430 in 2005 I haven't been as active on this board. Compared to the W124 cars, there is little if anything needed. This car has been one of the best I've ever owned. But, now it...
Forum: Tech Help 01-30-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,503
Posted By 300EE320
I called them and I was surprised alright!! ...

I called them and I was surprised alright!!

The "main bracket" is $915 :eek:

I'm glad I picked a low deductible for my comprehensive insurance!
Forum: Tech Help 01-30-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,503
Posted By 300EE320
Hi sptt, thanks for the reply! I know...

Hi sptt, thanks for the reply!

I know exactly what you mean. I've been here for over 10 years and I participated a lot more when I had the cars that are more common to the board, the 300E and the...
Forum: Tech Help 01-23-2012, 11:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,503
Posted By 300EE320
Well, I figured I would update this one and see...

Well, I figured I would update this one and see if there are any thoughts on this. I guess it isn't so common or I would have turned up more in a search.

If nothing, I'll take it apart and see...
Forum: Tech Help 01-20-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,503
Posted By 300EE320
Power retractable side mirror problem

Hi Guys,

On the 2004 ML500 we use the power retract mirrors every day pulling in and out of the garage. Recently, when bringing the mirrors in, as it comes to the point where it should stop, the...
Forum: Tech Help 03-16-2010, 04:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 551
Posted By 300EE320
Check out the DIY article I wrote on this back in...

Check out the DIY article I wrote on this back in '03 when I had to change the one on my '94 E320:

http://www.peachparts.com/Wikka/M104WireHarness

I hope it helps...
Forum: Tech Help 03-16-2010, 04:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,363
Posted By 300EE320
+1 on the Mobile 1. Also, some of the write...

+1 on the Mobile 1.

Also, some of the write ups you will see use orings on the plugs. Yours are plain pipe plugs, so no materials are needed other than the oil. I also use a short length of...
Forum: Tech Help 12-28-2009, 04:15 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,682
Posted By 300EE320
Ouch! Sorry to hear that. If it is still...

Ouch! Sorry to hear that. If it is still running, I'd pressure wash it, and then start it briefly so you can at least tell where the big leak is. I wouldn't pull the head again until you know it...
Forum: ML, GL, G-Wagen, R-Class, Unimog, Sprinter 12-21-2009, 01:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,356
Posted By 300EE320
Thanks! I'll make some calls and see what the...

Thanks! I'll make some calls and see what the damage$ are for the different options!
Forum: ML, GL, G-Wagen, R-Class, Unimog, Sprinter 12-17-2009, 12:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,356
Posted By 300EE320
body panel question

Hi Everyone,

On the 2004 ML500, I am seeing the clear coat wrinkling up and coming off on those corner panels that transition the rear side glass to the rear glass.

What is the correct name for...
Forum: Tech Help 12-17-2009, 12:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 742
Posted By 300EE320
Does the shaking get better or worse when you...

Does the shaking get better or worse when you apply the brakes? Is it different if you apply the brakes light versus hard? This can help lead you toward the answer. Warped rotors can really get...
Forum: Tech Help 12-15-2009, 06:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,444
Posted By 300EE320
Excellent! That's the info I was looking for in...

Excellent! That's the info I was looking for in the other thread on this topic. :-)

BTW, I changed the diff lube at the same time. That was the easiest job.

One tip on the engine oil drain...
Forum: Tech Help 12-14-2009, 08:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,765
Posted By 300EE320
Thanks - that is an interesting approach. I...

Thanks - that is an interesting approach. I cleaned a lot of sediment out of the pan, which would be missed if it was just a fluid change. I can't imagine pumping that $15/qt fluid through as if it...
Forum: Tech Help 12-13-2009, 08:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,765
Posted By 300EE320
Any other input on how to completely change the...

Any other input on how to completely change the fluid on this model? How would the dealer do the job?

thanks!
Forum: Tech Help 12-12-2009, 09:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,765
Posted By 300EE320
Thanks - at least I'm not crazy! I am thinking...

Thanks - at least I'm not crazy! I am thinking that with the next oil change, I'll use the liquivac to suck out the fluid from the pan and change a few more quarts. At this rate, it'll never be a...
Forum: Tech Help 12-12-2009, 06:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,765
Posted By 300EE320
722.6 transmission fluid change question

I have a 2002 E430 with the 722.6 transmission. I just changed the fluid. After draining and removing the pan, I went to drain the torque converter, and this one does not have a drain bolt! I...
Forum: Tech Help 12-09-2009, 07:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 700
Posted By 300EE320
I did my seals on the 2.6 and put up a writeup on...

I did my seals on the 2.6 and put up a writeup on it way back in 2002. Hope it might help a bit...

http://www.peachparts.com/shopforum/showthread.php?t=28946
Forum: Tech Help 12-03-2009, 08:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,858
Posted By 300EE320
This happened to me once, several months ago. It...

This happened to me once, several months ago. It seemed like the computer got confused, possibly the theft system was confused. I disconnected the battery to clear codes and have a fresh start, and...
Forum: Tech Help 12-02-2009, 06:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,044
Posted By 300EE320
You can also rotate yout tires and if there is a...

You can also rotate yout tires and if there is a change in the feel of the vibration, then it would point to tires being out of balance.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 11-11-2009, 07:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 791
Posted By 300EE320
I love my '02 E430 too! I just put a radiator in...

I love my '02 E430 too! I just put a radiator in it at 105K miles. Otherwise, brakes and oil changes. It's been VERY reliable.
Forum: Tech Help 11-11-2009, 07:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 563
Posted By 300EE320
Is it overheating, or are you just trying to...

Is it overheating, or are you just trying to confirm that the clutch is working?
Forum: Tech Help 11-09-2009, 01:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,040
Posted By 300EE320
For the plug, I would take the car on a freeway...

For the plug, I would take the car on a freeway run for 15 minutes or so and get everything good and hot. That should improve the chances of getting the old plug out. When you get it out, use a...
Forum: Tech Help 11-06-2009, 11:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,161
Posted By 300EE320
Maybe I wasn't clear - that's exactly what I did!

Maybe I wasn't clear - that's exactly what I did!
Forum: Tech Help 11-06-2009, 01:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,161
Posted By 300EE320
Following up to close this out. The leak...

Following up to close this out. The leak returned (I sort of thought it would). So I bought a new exact replacement BEHR radiator. It's relatively inexpensive, and the original lasted for 105K, so...
Forum: Tech Help 10-23-2009, 07:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,161
Posted By 300EE320
Well, I didn't get any input, so I forged ahead...

Well, I didn't get any input, so I forged ahead with a repair. The leak was a single drip about every 30 seconds while the system was under full pressure, so pretty minimal for now.

I took off...
Forum: Tech Help 10-21-2009, 11:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,161
Posted By 300EE320
2002 E430 Cracked Radiator Neck

OK, I am a member of the club now, with a crack in the neck of the plastic radiator tank on the drivers side where top radiator hose connects. I haven't taken off the hose to really scope it out...
Forum: ML, GL, G-Wagen, R-Class, Unimog, Sprinter 04-22-2009, 11:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,063
Posted By 300EE320
Can I bypass the module to isolate that as the...

Can I bypass the module to isolate that as the problem?

Is that a part I can replace, or is it a part of the auxiliary fan assembly?

That whole assy is expensive, and I'd sure like to verify...
Forum: ML, GL, G-Wagen, R-Class, Unimog, Sprinter 04-21-2009, 10:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,063
Posted By 300EE320
2004 ML500 overheating

Hi,

I have 70K miles and have not ever had a problem with overheating. Today, at low speed, the temp is running up to 120, and the A/C is very weak. This started abruptly today, so I know...
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