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Forum: SL Forum 04-08-2010, 09:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 729
Posted By yeldogt
The different 107's I have owned all had loud...

The different 107's I have owned all had loud pumps -- I have never had one fail. It is always possible that the replacement is failing - not much you can do about it.

Mine is more noticeable when...
Forum: SL Forum 04-08-2010, 09:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 729
Posted By yeldogt
Sometimes I hear the pump more than at other...

Sometimes I hear the pump more than at other times -- and it can be quite loud. Not knowing how long you have owned the car and obviously not being able to hear the sound puts me at a disadvantage.
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Forum: SL Forum 04-08-2010, 08:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 729
Posted By yeldogt
Fuel pump. Mine has always been audible. ...

Fuel pump. Mine has always been audible.


Is this a new noise?
Forum: SL Forum 07-13-2009, 12:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 755
Posted By yeldogt
From what I remember -- in the area of the...

From what I remember -- in the area of the thermostat -- the sensor with the single connection is the one for the fans. But I forget the operation.

I also recall that the other way the fan...
Forum: SL Forum 07-10-2009, 01:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 755
Posted By yeldogt
No Ideas ??

No Ideas ??
Forum: SL Forum 07-09-2009, 07:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 755
Posted By yeldogt
Aux Fan -- again

I took my 88SL out of storage a few weeks ago - and even though I did not use it at all last summer the old girl fired right up.

The A/C has always been a problem on this car and as expected the...
Forum: SL Forum 05-20-2009, 01:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,259
Posted By yeldogt
As above my 88 was 61,130.00 + 1300 for gas...

As above my 88 was 61,130.00 + 1300 for gas guzzler tax
Forum: SL Forum 05-19-2005, 09:47 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 32,578
Posted By yeldogt
I just noted the location of the temp sensor so...

I just noted the location of the temp sensor so that you woud take note of it when working around it -- if it moves or the large oval rubber tube to the center vents comes off the system will not...
Forum: SL Forum 05-18-2005, 10:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 32,578
Posted By yeldogt
From what I can remember the heater control is...

From what I can remember the heater control is down lower and you can see it -- I think on the passanger side of the car.

The center vent actuator hose is up and to the left -- you can get to it...
Forum: SL Forum 05-17-2005, 08:59 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 32,578
Posted By yeldogt
Hi I will try to help with this! 13 to...

Hi

I will try to help with this!

13 to 16 is the vac control box -- it takes it orders from the climate control panel and just sends the vacuum to the corect actuators.

45 is nothing more...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes 08-11-2004, 09:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 945
Posted By yeldogt
My 109 does have a different setup then my older...

My 109 does have a different setup then my older 108 -- the 109 has this thing that is set into the AC evap box -- kind of an extra fan control.

The 108 just had a single wire going out to the a/c...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes 07-25-2004, 11:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,005
Posted By yeldogt
If I was you I would look at both of them - this...

If I was you I would look at both of them - this is one of those things that can really make adifference in the long run.

The cost of replacements is not that graet and if the rotors are in good...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes 07-25-2004, 11:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 796
Posted By yeldogt
I do not think that I have any 25amp fuses in the...

I do not think that I have any 25amp fuses in the 108.

since the a/c on the 108 is an add on I would think that it would be easy to find the problem.

The blower motors do go -- they get wet -- ...
Forum: SL Forum 06-28-2004, 08:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,253
Posted By yeldogt
Over the years I have found that the best way to...

Over the years I have found that the best way to go is to just cut 6.5 speakers in the rear shelf. The OE system is just so bad that it is not worth keeping. If you put in speaker boxes they must be...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes 06-21-2004, 10:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,102
Posted By yeldogt
I got them at a dealer. The front/rear were...

I got them at a dealer. The front/rear were always a dealer item as far as I know. I did see many years ago an aftermarket gasket set, but I think this was just a gray import of an oe part. This type...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes 06-21-2004, 10:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,102
Posted By yeldogt
I got them through a dealer at the time -- The...

I got them through a dealer at the time -- The front/rear seal
Forum: Vintage Mercedes 06-20-2004, 11:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,102
Posted By yeldogt
The door seals are very easy to replace but are...

The door seals are very easy to replace but are $$ -- The front/rear I had done on my 108. The window runner for the door windows comes in a long roll and just takes time to replace.
Forum: SL Forum 05-28-2004, 09:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 612
Posted By yeldogt
I always tell people that they should change all...

I always tell people that they should change all the fuses on the old MB's.

It is so cheap to do and it will solve all kinds of problems!

You really can look at one of the old style fuses --...
Forum: SL Forum 05-18-2004, 09:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 885
Posted By yeldogt
Before you do too much -- change the fuse. I do...

Before you do too much -- change the fuse. I do not know why whith the gauges but I have had this very problem a few times and it was the fuse.

It is a good idea to change all the fuses -- MB says...
Forum: SL Forum 04-26-2004, 09:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 972
Posted By yeldogt
The dealer flushed the brake fluid again -- all...

The dealer flushed the brake fluid again -- all is back to normal.

I just hope that the extended travel that the master cyl went through did not do any damage to the seals!

I still notice a...
Forum: SL Forum 04-26-2004, 08:50 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 32,578
Posted By yeldogt
I know for a fact that when MB fixed my system -...

I know for a fact that when MB fixed my system - replacing the unit just to the left of the center vents -- they did not have to remove the dash -- it all went through the center opening!
Forum: SL Forum 04-12-2004, 07:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 972
Posted By yeldogt
calipers fixed?

Well I picked up the car -- they replaced the front calipers -- but all was not right -- too much travel in the brakes - normally it was very tight. I hope it is air in the system - but I bet...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes 04-11-2004, 09:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 561
Posted By yeldogt
Is not the main pivot point a plastic washer? --...

Is not the main pivot point a plastic washer? -- I have not done this for a while -- 15years :}

The grease on the main gear is as much for preventing rust - I do remember they just had a glob of...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes 04-11-2004, 09:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 601
Posted By yeldogt
When I did my 108/109 s' -- if you are talking...

When I did my 108/109 s' -- if you are talking about the fabric channel around the window -- the factoy at the time said to use "Vaseline". I always use vaseline in the channels -- usually only one...
Forum: SL Forum 04-09-2004, 05:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,173
Posted By yeldogt
The best way to do this is to remove the OE unit...

The best way to do this is to remove the OE unit -- and keep it. Just get a unit without all the loud buttons and lights and it will look fine. The OE unit is crap - for lack of a better word.

The...
Forum: SL Forum 04-09-2004, 06:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 785
Posted By yeldogt
I had this problem -- I was surprised to find...

I had this problem -- I was surprised to find that it was the gas cap.

It was allowing too much fuel to get into the overflow vent system. I had also been told that it was best not to top up a...
Forum: SL Forum 04-07-2004, 11:59 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 32,578
Posted By yeldogt
Tan man: If the center vents are not opening...

Tan man:

If the center vents are not opening (they default closed - w/no vac) you could have no vac going to it or the unit could be bad -- they only way to tell is to hook a line to it (it sounds...
Forum: SL Forum 04-07-2004, 09:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,359
Posted By yeldogt
Ball Joints - and old cars

Took my 560sl into the dealer for some brake work -- one front caliper stuck as I had thought.

They always go over the whole car -- found some cracked boots on one ball joint -- a few tie rod...
Forum: SL Forum 04-04-2004, 11:04 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 32,578
Posted By yeldogt
Please tell us were the seven are. This would be...

Please tell us were the seven are. This would be a great help since it is not covered in the forums

I also know of the problems with the manafolds behind the glove box.

The ACC system on the...
Forum: Tech Help 03-29-2004, 08:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,920
Posted By yeldogt
I use Vasoline for a many things. It would not...

I use Vasoline for a many things. It would not surprise me if it was -- it is a petro product.

Years ago it was recomended for the cloth window channels on a 108 -- I had replaced them all and the...
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