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Forum: Tech Help 07-30-2002, 06:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 491
Posted By Matt565
alternator

I have a 260E with 175,909 miles. Last week, I was experiencing problems at stop lights and sitting in traffic such as the air conditioning, radio, and lights cutting off and the ABS and SRS lights...
Forum: Performance Paddock 06-06-2002, 09:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 591
Posted By Matt565
260 or 320???

Hey,
I have an old 88 260E and it is developing more and more problems as time goes by. I was thinking of trading it in for a 94 or 95 E320. Good or bad idea? What are some typical problems with...
Forum: Tech Help 06-02-2002, 05:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 956
Posted By Matt565
The movement is definately side to side, not up...

The movement is definately side to side, not up and down. I have a new carrier bushing, but I don't think that is the problem, so I have not yet installed it. I just put in a new front flex disc...
Forum: Tech Help 06-02-2002, 04:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 956
Posted By Matt565
driveshaft play...PICTURE

I have play in the driveshaft coming from the middle of it. I have attached a picture showing where the "clanking" sound and the play is coming from. What do I need to replace?

Matt
Forum: Tech Help 06-01-2002, 03:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,049
Posted By Matt565
The cold start valve is fine, because the car...

The cold start valve is fine, because the car starts good when it is cold and ildes at higer RPM's until it warms up. I checked the OVP fuse and it is perfect. I am not sure how to diagnose a bad...
Forum: Tech Help 06-01-2002, 10:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,049
Posted By Matt565
W124 hard to start, rough idle/acceleration

Lately, my 260E has been very hard to start when it is hot. If it is cold, it fires right up, but if it has been running and i try to start it, it is almost impossible. It tries to start (vibrates...
Forum: Tech Help 05-27-2002, 11:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 866
Posted By Matt565
i have the same problem with my 88 260E. Anyone...

i have the same problem with my 88 260E. Anyone got any suggestions?

Matt
Forum: Tech Help 05-27-2002, 11:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,714
Posted By Matt565
also if you used titanium spark plugs, go back to...

also if you used titanium spark plugs, go back to copper. My 260E did the same thing, but when I changed back to copper the problem was gone.

Matt
Forum: Tech Help 05-22-2002, 10:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 548
Posted By Matt565
I am going to order a rear flex disc and a...

I am going to order a rear flex disc and a driveshaft bushing tonight. Could that help? Anything else I should order or try?

Matt
Forum: Tech Help 05-21-2002, 09:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 548
Posted By Matt565
Help!

I was experiencing loud clanking and bumping when shifting from R to D and visa versa. I diagnosed the problem to the front flex disk and I just got finished replacing it. The clanking sound is...
Forum: Tech Help 05-19-2002, 11:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,096
Posted By Matt565
The first thing you need to check is the front...

The first thing you need to check is the front and rear flex disc. They connect the drive shaft to the transmission and rear axle. I had the same jerking problem, but when I replaced the flex disc,...
Forum: Tech Help 05-18-2002, 10:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,284
Posted By Matt565
i have the same clunking sound in my 88 260E. I...

i have the same clunking sound in my 88 260E. I put it up on the ramps today and am certain that it is the front flex disc. I ordered one today, but I haven't the slightest clue how to install it. ...
Forum: Tech Help 05-16-2002, 06:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,238
Posted By Matt565
W124 Shifter Bushing TIPS

Hi,
I just got finished replacing both shifter linkage bushings on my W124 and I have found some easier ways to do it.

For the back one (the one attached to the shifter):
Many posts on this...
Forum: Tech Help 05-13-2002, 03:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,078
Posted By Matt565
i have already read that thread, but his symptoms...

i have already read that thread, but his symptoms are different than mine. His was having trouble starting cold, whereas mine fires right up cold. Mine is hard to start after it has been running.
Forum: Tech Help 05-12-2002, 10:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 637
Posted By Matt565
My W124 260E has the same problem with platinum...

My W124 260E has the same problem with platinum plugs. I went back to regular 4 prong copper and it runs perfect now. Try switching back to regular.
Forum: Tech Help 05-12-2002, 10:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,078
Posted By Matt565
260E W124 hard to start and hesitates

I have an 88 260E. It fires right up cold, but if you have it running for a while and then cut it off and then try to start it a few minutes later, it is almost impossible. Also, it vibrates and...
Forum: Tech Help 05-12-2002, 07:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,952
Posted By Matt565
well im glad i have a 260 then...lol...i hope it...

well im glad i have a 260 then...lol...i hope it doesn't get rear ended by any of those 300E's. I heard they're gay! Is this a story for the New York Times??
Forum: Performance Paddock 05-12-2002, 06:29 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 184,015
Posted By Matt565
yes, it was in the loction descroibed and was...

yes,
it was in the loction descroibed and was the same resistor pictured in an earlier post.

Matt
Forum: Tech Help 05-12-2002, 01:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,858
Posted By Matt565
Jack, My 88 260E is doing the same thing that...

Jack,
My 88 260E is doing the same thing that yours was. Could you tell me where that harness is and how to get to it so I can check mine too?

Thanks,
Matt
Forum: Performance Paddock 05-06-2002, 11:03 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 184,015
Posted By Matt565
I did this to my 260E and noticed no...

I did this to my 260E and noticed no difference....put it back in last night.

Matt
Forum: Tech Help 05-06-2002, 05:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,858
Posted By Matt565
I have a similar problem with my '88 260E. It...

I have a similar problem with my '88 260E. It starts right up cold, but hesitates when starting out sometimes, and if you try to start it 15-20 minutes after it has been running, it takes a few...
Forum: Performance Paddock 05-02-2002, 11:11 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 44,254
Posted By Matt565
Here is my '88 260E. Mods planned, but don't...

Here is my '88 260E. Mods planned, but don't have a job yet (hard to make money in high school). Enjoy!

Matt
Forum: Tech Help 05-01-2002, 07:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 803
Posted By Matt565
Angry W124 Drive Belt

The drive belt on my 1988 260E broke and needs to be replaced. I bought a new belt, but I haven't the slightest clue where to start. I searcehd the forum and didn't find anything. Is this one of...
Forum: Tech Help 03-25-2002, 07:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,427
Posted By Matt565
It has the 3-second lock pulse feature for MB. I...

It has the 3-second lock pulse feature for MB. I am a little short on money. Is it really worth it to buy a shop manual? I would probably rather someone just tell me where the wires are.

-Matt
Forum: Tech Help 03-25-2002, 12:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,427
Posted By Matt565
Question W124 wiring diagram?

I own an '86 260E and I am about to put an alarm system/remote starter/keyless entry in it. I need to know the locations of the following wires and anything else that I need to know before hooking...
Forum: Tech Help 02-22-2002, 05:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,659
Posted By Matt565
Question removing door panel

Hi,
I have searched and searched this forum for instructions on how to take a door panel off of a w124 260E and i cannot find it anywhere. I found instructions on how to do other things inside the...
Forum: Tech Help 02-20-2002, 10:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 830
Posted By Matt565
Question 88 260E questions

I own a 1988 260E and I am about to do a lot of repair work on it and I have a few questions.

First off, the shifter is loose and rattles when the car is on. I heard something about shifter...
Forum: Featured Cars 02-13-2002, 11:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,003
Posted By Matt565
one more thing

oh yeah, one more thing.

the automatic headrests will go up, but not down, and often get jammed at the lowest position. any idea on how to fix this?

Thanks,
Matt
Forum: Featured Cars 02-13-2002, 11:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,003
Posted By Matt565
Question some 260E W124 questions

I own a 1988 260E and I am about to do a lot of repair work on it and I have a few questions.

First off, the shifter is loose and rattles when the car is on. I heard something about shifter...
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