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Forum: Tech Help 07-17-2003, 11:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 552
Posted By chrisgoodman
Thanks Larry. Good site but having searched it I...

Thanks Larry. Good site but having searched it I realise that the 280GE isn't listed - presumably because it wasn't an official import to the US. I need a similar site but for Europe! Thanks again.
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Forum: Tech Help 07-17-2003, 06:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 552
Posted By chrisgoodman
Factory recalls

Where can I get info on MB recalls? Ordered a brake part for my 1987 280GE and dealer says my chassis number shows that the vehicle missed a brake recall earlier in its life. Dealer has sent...
Forum: ML, GL, G-Wagen, R-Class, Unimog, Sprinter 02-12-2003, 06:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 887
Posted By chrisgoodman
Drop the crank? Oh good!! The oil only seems to...

Drop the crank? Oh good!! The oil only seems to drip out when I park on an upward slope so I'm ignoring it for the moment. Perhaps it's not so bad. If I don't think about it perhaps it'll go away?!...
Forum: ML, GL, G-Wagen, R-Class, Unimog, Sprinter 02-03-2003, 07:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 887
Posted By chrisgoodman
G-Wagen oil leak

My 1987 280GE (5 speed manual) has developed an oil drip from the drain hole in the bellhousing. Parked on an upward slope yesterday for 3 hours enough oil dripped out to make a stain on the ground...
Forum: Tech Help 01-12-2003, 11:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,808
Posted By chrisgoodman
Delighted to report all is now well. When 'old'...

Delighted to report all is now well. When 'old' HLC's removed there were 5 that were appreciably shorter than the other 11 - presumably hadn't retained oil?

Having installed the full set of non-MB...
Forum: Tech Help 01-08-2003, 03:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,808
Posted By chrisgoodman
Okay.......yesterday morning car sounds like...

Okay.......yesterday morning car sounds like diesel (as it has each time started cold in the last 2 weeks) when mechanic collects it from my house to take to workshop 6 miles away, leaves it parked...
Forum: Tech Help 01-08-2003, 05:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,808
Posted By chrisgoodman
Moedip Have to say that you, my mechanic,...

Moedip

Have to say that you, my mechanic, and I are pretty much in agreement here but it's the ratio of bad
components to good in a set of new parts that seems surprising - after all this is...
Forum: Tech Help 01-07-2003, 06:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,808
Posted By chrisgoodman
Gentlemen. Having learnt the intricacies of...

Gentlemen.

Having learnt the intricacies of this forum's search facility and read literally hundreds of the archived posts to find the references you give, I'm now off to the garage armed with...
Forum: Tech Help 01-06-2003, 05:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,808
Posted By chrisgoodman
Chuck Trouble with cross-Atlantic...

Chuck

Trouble with cross-Atlantic terminology! The items I described as 'cam followers' are certainly what you describe as 'HLC's' and all 16 were changed along with all the rockers. The reason...
Forum: Tech Help 01-06-2003, 07:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,808
Posted By chrisgoodman
Really grateful for such a prompt reply. Posted...

Really grateful for such a prompt reply. Posted this query first on the MBZ forum I usually use and still nothing! My mechanic had never heard of checking the original position of hydraulic cam...
Forum: Tech Help 01-05-2003, 01:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,808
Posted By chrisgoodman
replacing lifters / cam followers

I've just had all the cam followers ('lifters' to you in the US?), timing chain, chain guides, chain tensioner, and rockers replaced but even after 700 miles there is a very diesel-like solid...
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