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Forum: Tech Help 10-10-2007, 01:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 903
Posted By mctwin2kman
Just to add to this. Is is perfectly normal for...

Just to add to this. Is is perfectly normal for the oil gauge to be pegged. That is a good thing. You may find that on hot days when the engine is run well and all heated up that you may get it to...
Forum: Tech Help 09-24-2007, 02:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,021
Posted By mctwin2kman
It does have one but that normally affects warm...

It does have one but that normally affects warm restarting, such as when the car has been sitting for less than 30-45 minutes. Once you turn the key to the on position the fuel pump, or pumps, prime.
Forum: Tech Help 09-24-2007, 02:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,021
Posted By mctwin2kman
Could be a sticking or bad Cold Start Valve. ...

Could be a sticking or bad Cold Start Valve. Also could be a bad Water Temp Sensor, tells the CIS-E computer to fire the cold start valve. Or bad OVP Relay. Does it high idle once started on the...
Forum: Tech Help 09-21-2007, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 568
Posted By mctwin2kman
Probably blown OVP relay fuse.

Probably blown OVP relay fuse.
Forum: Tech Help 08-30-2007, 10:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 791
Posted By mctwin2kman
Voltage regulator can be removed from the...

Voltage regulator can be removed from the alternator. IN a 2.3 you can even do it with the Alt still in the engine bay, just take the belt off and top bolt to swivel it out for more room. Takes...
Forum: Tech Help 08-27-2007, 03:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,437
Posted By mctwin2kman
It is not refrigerant related. Sounds like the...

It is not refrigerant related. Sounds like the same issue I had with the 190E. I had a bad vacuum check valve, therefore when vacuum dropped due to acceleration the check valve did not hold the...
Forum: Tech Help 08-27-2007, 03:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,147
Posted By mctwin2kman
You also have to make sure you Burp all the air...

You also have to make sure you Burp all the air from the coolant system. Air pockets do not cool too well. LOL

Also is your clutch fan working properly? If the clutch does not engage properly...
Forum: Tech Help 08-22-2007, 11:06 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 25,089
Posted By mctwin2kman
They used non-resistor plugs due to the plug...

They used non-resistor plugs due to the plug wires, cap, and rotor all have 1KOhm of resistance built into them. By adding more resistance to the mix using a resistor plug you will not get the...
Forum: Tech Help 08-14-2007, 10:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,683
Posted By mctwin2kman
Belts not slipping at all. Funny thing is it...

Belts not slipping at all. Funny thing is it actually worked fine yesterday. When it shuts off the pressure on the low side is about 34psi. Maybe I just need a hair more R134! I know the low...
Forum: Tech Help 08-13-2007, 04:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,683
Posted By mctwin2kman
I just recharged my 1986 190E and the problem I...

I just recharged my 1986 190E and the problem I had before is still there. Unless I am moving and the RPM's are off idle my AC works. As soon as I stop and the engine idles my Compressor shuts off...
Forum: Tech Help 08-09-2007, 12:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,029
Posted By mctwin2kman
Yep that is correct. You want the connector...

Yep that is correct. You want the connector still connected though so you need to put a little wire in between the plug that hangs out of the plug so you can connect the DVM to it.
Forum: Tech Help 08-02-2007, 04:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,381
Posted By mctwin2kman
Chuni. why would the number of miles affect the...

Chuni. why would the number of miles affect the electronics, they are still only 14 years old no matter how many miles there are. With that many miles it is most likely a highway car which is...
Forum: Tech Help 08-02-2007, 11:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,381
Posted By mctwin2kman
I would say go for it. Is is a 2.3 or a 2.6?

I would say go for it. Is is a 2.3 or a 2.6?
Forum: Tech Help 02-06-2007, 10:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,140
Posted By mctwin2kman
Because it only knows a certain range for idle...

Because it only knows a certain range for idle conditions. You need to basically set the base idle value by tuning it in. Then it can adjust for the rest of the range. If the idle value is too...
Forum: Tech Help 12-29-2006, 03:38 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,159
Posted By mctwin2kman
Did you or the mechanic change the brake fluid? ...

Did you or the mechanic change the brake fluid? Do a bleed to make sure there is no air? Just a thought, since when water gets into brake lines it is not ever a good thing and can cause issues like...
Forum: Tech Help 12-29-2006, 03:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 30,872
Posted By mctwin2kman
Mercedes coolant is designed for an Aluminum...

Mercedes coolant is designed for an Aluminum Radiator so it does not corrode it or the aluminum internals of the engine. It is identical to Xerex G-05.
Forum: Tech Help 12-29-2006, 03:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,540
Posted By mctwin2kman
Funny. My 2003 Coupe has no cheap plastic in it....

Funny. My 2003 Coupe has no cheap plastic in it. Got 50,000 miles on it and not an issue with any interior pieces breaking or falling off. Not sure if because I have leather that maybe the pieces...
Forum: Tech Help 12-26-2006, 10:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 840
Posted By mctwin2kman
You will not feel ESP you will notice the light...

You will not feel ESP you will notice the light flash. It independentally applies brake pressure to any or all of the four wheels depending on what is needed. And like I said ESP can not overcome...
Forum: Tech Help 12-22-2006, 09:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 840
Posted By mctwin2kman
Nope. Salvage titles are only given to a totaled...

Nope. Salvage titles are only given to a totaled vehicle that has been rebuilt to the proper specs.

And the ESP can not defy the laws of physics so even if it kicked in it would not save you on...
Forum: Tech Help 12-11-2006, 10:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,024
Posted By mctwin2kman
Have you changed the park plugs? At 94K it would...

Have you changed the park plugs? At 94K it would be more than about time.
Forum: Tech Help 12-04-2006, 09:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,449
Posted By mctwin2kman
The Tower is the Base Idle Mixture adjustment. ...

The Tower is the Base Idle Mixture adjustment. The EHA is used in conjunction with IACV to maintain a Stoic Mixture throughout the rev range. It only goes so far though and if enriched a hair will...
Forum: Tech Help 12-01-2006, 09:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,449
Posted By mctwin2kman
More fuel at WOT. If too far though you will run...

More fuel at WOT. If too far though you will run rich throughout the rev band. 1/8 is about all you need to get more fuel flow at WOT, where you need it.....
Forum: Tech Help 11-13-2006, 09:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 972
Posted By mctwin2kman
Check Water Temp Sensor. If bad the CIS-E ECU...

Check Water Temp Sensor. If bad the CIS-E ECU does not know the engine temp is too cold and will not fire the Cold Start Valve or give fuel enrichment and raise idle to warm the engine properly.
Forum: Tech Help 09-15-2006, 03:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 903
Posted By mctwin2kman
Could also be the center carrier bearing on the...

Could also be the center carrier bearing on the prop shaft. I would recheck the Flex Disks though for excess wear and also check the rear diff fluid level.
Forum: Tech Help 09-15-2006, 09:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,027
Posted By mctwin2kman
Check for vacuum leaks, give the AFM a thourough...

Check for vacuum leaks, give the AFM a thourough cleaning with Carb Cleaner, and check your plugs, wires, cap and rotor. I would even venture to guess that some healthy doses of fuel injector...
Forum: Tech Help 09-13-2006, 03:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,830
Posted By mctwin2kman
Is the idle rock solid when warm and in Neutral...

Is the idle rock solid when warm and in Neutral or does it wander up and down?
Forum: Tech Help 08-31-2006, 11:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 818
Posted By mctwin2kman
That goes to the vacuum modulator on the drivers...

That goes to the vacuum modulator on the drivers side of the transmission. Hard to get your hand up in there but it is possible.
Forum: Tech Help 08-25-2006, 04:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,896
Posted By mctwin2kman
OEM was Bosch at the time. Bosch and Beru bought...

OEM was Bosch at the time. Bosch and Beru bought today do not spec properly in the range of 800-1300 Ohms end to end. Get NGK they are 980Ohms right out of the box and hot they only wander to...
Forum: Tech Help 08-25-2006, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,596
Posted By mctwin2kman
You can buy them and set them up properly. Not...

You can buy them and set them up properly. Not hard really as I did it a few months ago. All you need it the proper Bosch Part number. And to know how to set it up. There is a procedure on this...
Forum: Tech Help 08-25-2006, 09:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,937
Posted By mctwin2kman
A true test is to put the selector in 2 and it...

A true test is to put the selector in 2 and it should start in 1st. If you floor it and it does not drop down then you could have an issue with your kickdown switch or solenoid. Also the Bowden...
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