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Forum: Tech Help 08-29-2004, 07:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 489
Posted By jay3000
Turned out to be.......

Fuse # 15.. Works the seat belt arms, antenna, rear interior lights, and several other things. Replaced it, and problem went away..
Forum: Tech Help 08-29-2004, 02:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 489
Posted By jay3000
Unhappy Overhead light flashes at a steady rate when running. 300SEL is haunted..

It's always something. I've been battling a problem with this otherwise beautiful car. Sometimes it cuts off while driving down the road. Sometimes it won't start at all. When it does run, it runs...
Forum: Tech Help 08-14-2004, 10:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 732
Posted By jay3000
Coil wire is good (new). Both ends look new, and...

Coil wire is good (new). Both ends look new, and it tests good with a meter. Any way to test the coil??? The car starts perfectly now. Just bump the starter, and it purrs like a kitten. I'll pull the...
Forum: Tech Help 08-13-2004, 09:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 732
Posted By jay3000
Thanks Gilly.. I'll pull the rotor off AGAIN,...

Thanks Gilly..
I'll pull the rotor off AGAIN, and check the bracket it attaches to for loosenes or if I can rotate it..

Here's the part that makes it even more frustrating.. When my wife got...
Forum: Tech Help 08-13-2004, 03:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 732
Posted By jay3000
Won't start.. Maybe a brain teaser. I'm stumped. 300SEL

I've been battling a condition wher this car will just be driving down the road, and cutt off. It would start right back, and may be a month before it does it again. One MB mechanic has looked at it,...
Forum: Tech Help 08-12-2004, 08:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 609
Posted By jay3000
Thanks Gilly I appreciate your help..

Thanks Gilly

I appreciate your help..
Forum: Tech Help 08-12-2004, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 609
Posted By jay3000
Question Help me jumper my fuel pump relay. Search doesn't work

What pin #s do I jumper together to bypass the relay??? My intermittent cutting off problem has become frequent enough that I may be able to solve it..

Thanks for any help.
Jay
Forum: Tech Help 07-08-2004, 04:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 766
Posted By jay3000
Tell me more. Do you mean the actual ignition...

Tell me more. Do you mean the actual ignition switch, where the key plugs in is possibly making poor contact?? I guess that certainly sounds logical..
Forum: Tech Help 07-07-2004, 10:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 766
Posted By jay3000
Well here we go again..

6 months later.. This friggin' car has started it's thing where it cuts off again.. Driving down the road 50 mph... cuts off.. Pull to the side.. Starts right back, and goes for who knows how...
Forum: Tech Help 06-30-2004, 09:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,387
Posted By jay3000
I can almost guarantee you that somewhere the...

I can almost guarantee you that somewhere the motor will have a 20, or 30 amp in line fuse.

Mine was located in a little black box in front of the master cylinder just outside of the fuse box.
...
Forum: Tech Help 06-26-2004, 09:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,387
Posted By jay3000
Steve.. You should have said... Drum roll...

Steve.. You should have said... Drum roll please.... "Did you locate, and check the BLOWER MOTOR FUSE you dumbass!!!"

Turns out, there is a blower motor fuse located outside of the fuse box right...
Forum: Tech Help 06-26-2004, 07:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,387
Posted By jay3000
Sometimes this car baffles me sometimes.. ...

Sometimes this car baffles me sometimes..

With all of the blower motor, and the big heat sink looking thing laying in the floor, I can't get any voltage any whwere now. Is there an easy way to...
Forum: Tech Help 06-26-2004, 06:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,387
Posted By jay3000
Help me with my blower motor??? W126. My high speed is down so I can't search much.

My high speed internet was cut by construction, so I'm on 28.8:o

The blower motor in my wifes W126 stopped blowing.. I suspect the motor itself, or more specifically, the brushes. I located the...
Forum: Tech Help 05-29-2004, 01:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,126
Posted By jay3000
Aside from very basic hand tools, I used an...

Aside from very basic hand tools, I used an ALL-SAW (looks like a jig saw on steroids) to cut out the muffler.. And I used a cheap angle grinder to cut the flexible pipe.. You might have trouble...
Forum: Tech Help 05-28-2004, 05:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,126
Posted By jay3000
Keep in mind that I only took out the center...

Keep in mind that I only took out the center muffler, and my flexible pipes are only about 2 feet long each. I don't know why you couldn't go longer with it though.. The Stainless tubing I bought...
Forum: Tech Help 05-28-2004, 08:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,126
Posted By jay3000
Glad I did it..

Yep, six months later, and all is well. Couldn't be happier. Quiet as ever, and will likely last for YEARS to come..

BTW, I gave an initial impression, and a parts list in a previous post in this...
Forum: Tech Help 05-04-2004, 08:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 766
Posted By jay3000
It was high quality solder for electronic...

It was high quality solder for electronic components. I pulled the relay, and took another look.. Resoldered all of the joints again. Who knows, I may be barking up the wrong tree??? That's why I'm...
Forum: Tech Help 05-03-2004, 06:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 766
Posted By jay3000
Thanks Q.. I should have mentioned that I've...

Thanks Q..

I should have mentioned that I've already done that. Funny thing is, I re-soldered it, and the problem went away for something like 6 months. Now, it has done it again twice in the last...
Forum: Tech Help 05-03-2004, 03:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 766
Posted By jay3000
Anyone have a "known good" fuel pump relay for '89 W126????

I need one for testing purposes. I have a car that cuts off every now and then, maybe once a week, or once a month. Very intermittent. I will pay for shipping both ways if it does not solve the...
Forum: Tech Help 03-25-2004, 09:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,078
Posted By jay3000
Note to Evan.. If you want to try to solve...

Note to Evan..

If you want to try to solve your problem. Make the subject reflect you actual problem.. Most of tech. guys on this forum are sick of OVP relay questions, and won't even read it..
Forum: Tech Help 03-25-2004, 09:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,078
Posted By jay3000
Re: Damnit, I have the same exact problem!

That's not the "exact same problem". Not really anywhere close. And we are talking about two completely different fuel systems too..

Evan and I don't have a cold start issue, nor do we have to...
Forum: Tech Help 03-24-2004, 08:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,078
Posted By jay3000
http://www.peachparts.com/shopforum/showthread.php...

http://www.peachparts.com/shopforum/showthread.php?s=&threadid=65957&highlight=starts

I've jumped in on a lot of other conversations about this matter. This is where I posted about the problem,...
Forum: Tech Help 03-24-2004, 08:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,874
Posted By jay3000
It took me a while to pry the casing off, and the...

It took me a while to pry the casing off, and the case didn't look to good after I got it off. No bad solder joints in mine. I just glued the case back on still works fine. I bought a new one trying...
Forum: Tech Help 03-24-2004, 08:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,078
Posted By jay3000
It's not the OVP relay. I pretty much guarantee...

It's not the OVP relay. I pretty much guarantee it. It has something to do with residual fuel pressure. As far as I know, no one on this forum has come up with a solution to this very common problem....
Forum: Tech Help 03-22-2004, 08:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 715
Posted By jay3000
In my opinion it won't hurt anything. I wouldn't...

In my opinion it won't hurt anything. I wouldn't worry about it.

Jay
Forum: Tech Help 03-21-2004, 08:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,681
Posted By jay3000
LOL.. I've rarely met a bottle of wine that...

LOL.. I've rarely met a bottle of wine that wasn't at least "drinkable":D

Yeah.. I've had some wines recently from Austrailia that were quite good, and cheap by comparison. Seems like one of the...
Forum: Tech Help 03-18-2004, 04:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,681
Posted By jay3000
Franzia Cabernet is certainly drinkable. Not the...

Franzia Cabernet is certainly drinkable. Not the best I've ever had, but for $2.00 a liter not too bad.. And another fine point, is that your wife can't tell how much you drank.:D I've paid much more...
Forum: Tech Help 03-18-2004, 02:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,681
Posted By jay3000
Re: Knuckles

Oh well.. Don't tell anyone, but sometimes I get the wine that's in a box too:D .. I did the spring knuckles about a year and a half ago.
Bet 5 yrs from now they will still be working. I do however...
Forum: Tech Help 03-18-2004, 12:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,681
Posted By jay3000
I couldn't justify the cost.

I used some spacers called "spring knuckles" . You jack up the rear. push them in, and twist them. I used two on each side for about 3/4 inch lift. About $5.00 at Autozone. I could tell no difference...
Forum: Tech Help 03-12-2004, 11:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,499
Posted By jay3000
Only takes 5 minutes to look at the relay for bad...

Only takes 5 minutes to look at the relay for bad solder joint. It's also a "white shirt" job.
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