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Forum: Tech Help 06-04-2016, 11:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By Bigmon
Thanks. I'll check and see if the suction hose is...

Thanks. I'll check and see if the suction hose is cold.
Forum: Tech Help 06-04-2016, 11:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By Bigmon
I looked again in the only thing visible is the...

I looked again in the only thing visible is the letter C.
A couple days last the week air-conditioning didn't stop like it normally does. You might be right about the valve sticking.
Where was...
Forum: Tech Help 06-04-2016, 12:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By Bigmon
W210 Air condition diagnosis

My AC doesn't stay cold after about 10 minutes. I was trying to do the diagnostics using the AC control display.
I get the numbers on the the drivers side, but the passenger side is blank.
Is there...
Forum: Tech Help 12-26-2006, 01:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,637
Posted By Bigmon
Thanks for the the tips. The check engine light...

Thanks for the the tips. The check engine light does come on once in a while, but goes out after a day or two. I'll check the codes. I'll see about the bushings too.
Forum: Tech Help 12-25-2006, 08:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,637
Posted By Bigmon
not always going into overdrive

I have a 99 E320 with 185k. Last week when I was on the freeway I noticed it took several miles before the car shifted into overdrive. It happened 2 of the 3 times I got on the freeway. The 2 times...
Forum: Tech Help 03-18-2006, 08:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,133
Posted By Bigmon
That's how it happens. An electrician told me...

That's how it happens. An electrician told me it's called electrical fatigue. Don't go to Barrier - MBZ of Bellevue unless you want to pay way too much to fix it. I think they hold the world record...
Forum: Tech Help 03-17-2006, 11:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,133
Posted By Bigmon
This is also very common with the early to mid...

This is also very common with the early to mid 90's Lexus cars. Especially, in the cold weather. It was like a TV warming up before the picture would come on.
Forum: Tech Help 12-31-2005, 03:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 746
Posted By Bigmon
I use production CD's on mine. But, just for...

I use production CD's on mine. But, just for kicks I tried a burned CD and it still worked in the first 3 spots in the magazine. It's spots 4-6 that I get the Empty message.
Forum: Tech Help 12-30-2005, 11:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 746
Posted By Bigmon
I have a similiar problem. Mine holds 6 CD's and...

I have a similiar problem. Mine holds 6 CD's and only 3 work. I don't know much about CD's, but someone told me that there is an optical eye on CD burners/recorders that gets burned out. I'm...
Forum: Mercedes Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 12-10-2005, 06:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 708
Posted By Bigmon
WOW....I couldn't even get $5 for mine. Mine were...

WOW....I couldn't even get $5 for mine. Mine were 14" though.
Forum: Mercedes Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 12-10-2005, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 352
Posted By Bigmon
I have one. I have no idea what it's worth.

I have one. I have no idea what it's worth.
Forum: Tech Help 10-29-2005, 02:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 691
Posted By Bigmon
I had a 86 190E and it didn't have overdrive (4th...

I had a 86 190E and it didn't have overdrive (4th gear). From what I've read the 190's turn higher RPM than the bigger cars.
Forum: Tech Help 10-22-2005, 02:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,091
Posted By Bigmon
I had a 92 300E and did a similiar thing. In my...

I had a 92 300E and did a similiar thing. In my case, the tranny filter was coming apart and was clogging one of the lines.
Forum: Mercedes Cars For Sale 10-19-2005, 11:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 845
Posted By Bigmon
Hi Asi, I haven't gone to St. Louis or...

Hi Asi,

I haven't gone to St. Louis or Atlanta yet. I've been able to find everything in CA so far. I go to the Bay area once in a while though. The Regional VP of Manheim told me the best stuff...
Forum: Mercedes Cars For Sale 10-19-2005, 01:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 845
Posted By Bigmon
VCCI, I'm in the biz. I see them at Fontana...

VCCI,

I'm in the biz. I see them at Fontana once in a while. I agree, some are pretty rough. The MBZ sale is probably your best bet. I'm in Temecula. They have some big MBZ sales in St. Louis and...
Forum: Mercedes Cars For Sale 10-18-2005, 06:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 845
Posted By Bigmon
According to Manheim you should be able to buy...

According to Manheim you should be able to buy one for about $19-20k.
Forum: Tech Help 08-29-2005, 11:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 486
Posted By Bigmon
You could try a surety company that does title...

You could try a surety company that does title bonds. In my state,CA, they cost about $100. Not sure what years they cover, but it's worth a try.
Forum: Tech Help 08-09-2005, 12:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,140
Posted By Bigmon
How hard is it to learn tranny repair? A guy at...

How hard is it to learn tranny repair? A guy at Aamco said they watch a video to learn. Any suggestions?
Forum: Tech Help 08-09-2005, 12:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 603
Posted By Bigmon
Do the 190's start off in 2nd gear? I have to...

Do the 190's start off in 2nd gear? I have to push the gas almost to the floor to get the car moving...then it takes off like a rocket.
Forum: Tech Help 05-17-2004, 11:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 587
Posted By Bigmon
There shouldn't be any play. Not sure if you can...

There shouldn't be any play. Not sure if you can tighten them. I had a 500SEC and replaced the loose one. Not too hard to do.
Forum: Mercedes Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 04-20-2004, 11:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 958
Posted By Bigmon
I'll give you a deal on these wheels....even the...

I'll give you a deal on these wheels....even the whole car.
Forum: Tech Help 04-19-2004, 11:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 929
Posted By Bigmon
I used Trans X on a 300E and it works fine. Every...

I used Trans X on a 300E and it works fine. Every car is different, but for me it worked and I got a $5 rebate.
Forum: Tech Help 04-19-2004, 11:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,168
Posted By Bigmon
I'm on my 3rd set of pads with the same rotors...

I'm on my 3rd set of pads with the same rotors and the car stops good.
Forum: Tech Help 04-17-2004, 05:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 571
Posted By Bigmon
Steve, Thanks for the response. The rough...

Steve,

Thanks for the response. The rough idle does seem like a valve not closing properly.

If the lifter is too long are you saying it will correct itself or do I need to make some kind of...
Forum: Tech Help 04-17-2004, 03:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 571
Posted By Bigmon
500 SEC rough idle

Yesterday I replaced a bad rocker arm and lifter. While I was there I put in a new set of spark plugs. Now the idle is rougher then it was with a bad rocker.

My neighbor thinks it's a worm cam...
Forum: Tech Help 04-16-2004, 04:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 843
Posted By Bigmon
Today I replaced the rocker and the lifter. The...

Today I replaced the rocker and the lifter. The noise is gone. What a difference. While I was there I put in new spark plugs.

Now the car has a rough idle. I'm wondering if the new rocker and...
Forum: Tech Help 04-12-2004, 11:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 843
Posted By Bigmon
The rocker wiggles back and forth if you put your...

The rocker wiggles back and forth if you put your hand on it. None of the others move so I think I located the bad one.

Thanks for the tips.
Forum: Tech Help 04-12-2004, 08:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 843
Posted By Bigmon
replacing lifters ?

I have a 85 500SEC that has a rocker arm that rattles. I was told it's a good idea to replace the lifter at the same time.

I've read the post and it seems pretty easy, but no one has mentioned...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-19-2004, 10:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,407
Posted By Bigmon
I have a 85 500SEL with 300k and when it shifts...

I have a 85 500SEL with 300k and when it shifts from 1-2 it clunks hard. My first thought is the tranny mount might be broken. Has anyone heard of the mounts braking or should I be looking at vacuum...
Forum: Tech Help 01-04-2004, 02:00 PM
Replies: 672
Views: 92,593
Posted By Bigmon
Barrier Motors in Bellevue, WA has some of the...

Barrier Motors in Bellevue, WA has some of the highest asking prices around. I have several freinds that were long time customers until I showed them they could save over 10k by coming to S. Cal for...
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