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Forum: Tech Help 09-10-2003, 06:36 PM
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Forum: Tech Help 09-08-2003, 07:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 694
Posted By JDUB
190E 2.6 trans removal

Anybody remove the trans on a 190E 2.6. What is the easiest wat to get the top trans bolts out? Did you use a trans jack or some extra helpers as muscle? Any help would be appreciated.
Forum: Tech Help 09-06-2003, 09:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,065
Posted By JDUB
Thanks for the reply Reinhard, I could...

Thanks for the reply Reinhard,

I could figure it out if I could see. I can't feel any clip up there surely can't see one. I don't want to pull the trans out but looks like I'm going to have to.
Forum: Tech Help 09-05-2003, 07:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,065
Posted By JDUB
How does the vacuum modulator come out of the trans?

I need to replace the vacuum modulator on my 1990 190E 2.6. I was checking the gas and filling up with trans fluid every 75 miles. I pulled the vacuum line from the modulator and trans fluid came...
Forum: Tech Help 05-21-2003, 12:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,248
Posted By JDUB
It sounds like it could be the ignition coil. ...

It sounds like it could be the ignition coil. Typically the ignition systems are very strong. I hate to have you keep throwing parts at it. Disconnect a plug wire and put a spark plug in it and...
Forum: Tech Help 05-13-2003, 12:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,356
Posted By JDUB
there is a "timing trimming socket" located near...

there is a "timing trimming socket" located near the ignition system ECU in the engine compartment. It is a socket with a number of fixed value resistors in it. The socket can be rotated to...
Forum: Tech Help 05-08-2003, 12:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,119
Posted By JDUB
My thermostat failed and seized a just open a...

My thermostat failed and seized a just open a crack . I boiled it in a pan of water to see what temp it would open and if it stayed open. The thermostat did not move but didn't close all the way. I...
Forum: Tech Help 04-24-2003, 12:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,082
Posted By JDUB
If you stack the spring pads with rubber pads the...

If you stack the spring pads with rubber pads the ride may be too soft and flimsy. You can try to shim the spring using the thickest spring pad and fabricate a metal shim to bring up the ride hieght....
Forum: Tech Help 04-07-2003, 07:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 595
Posted By JDUB
Examine the steering shock. I have read posts...

Examine the steering shock. I have read posts that some have felt like they are filled with cement. You can remove one bolt to test it. Also you may have a partially seized ball joint of tie rod...
Forum: Tech Help 03-30-2003, 11:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,340
Posted By JDUB
The bearing was squealing on the air pump of my...

The bearing was squealing on the air pump of my 103 Motor and I removed it and put on a shorter belt. The car has been fine without it.
The pump is veary east to remove and replace if that is...
Forum: Tech Help 03-27-2003, 12:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 797
Posted By JDUB
Borrow a pressure testor from one of the stores...

Borrow a pressure testor from one of the stores like AutoZone.
It is a fact that the pressure builds after a hot engine is shut off and will like a few minutes later. It is difficult to look around...
Forum: Tech Help 03-27-2003, 12:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 898
Posted By JDUB
To my experience I purchased Bosch through...

To my experience I purchased Bosch through Fastlane and at a Import parts store and the quality was perfect. It is possible that parts purchased at Pep Boys could be less than perfect, because I...
Forum: Tech Help 03-25-2003, 11:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,799
Posted By JDUB
Azari, your problem sounds like the tensioner...

Azari, your problem sounds like the tensioner shock. You can verify this by applying pressure to the top of the shock. It is next to the plastic cover that covers the distributor cap.
Forum: Tech Help 03-24-2003, 06:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 469
Posted By JDUB
The fan is supposed to spin free when its cold...

The fan is supposed to spin free when its cold and the fan has a thermostatic coil that senses heat and causes the clutch to operate when the clutch gets heat blown at it from the hot radiator. ...
Forum: Tech Help 03-18-2003, 11:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 832
Posted By JDUB
Most 103 engines that use oil suck it in through...

Most 103 engines that use oil suck it in through the valve guides past the valve stem seals. My 103 has been using a lot of oil (1 qt for 800 miles) for years. I eventually will replace the seals...
Forum: Tech Help 03-14-2003, 02:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,093
Posted By JDUB
Drive the M# for a few days. I found riding in...

Drive the M# for a few days. I found riding in one very uncomfortable. The seats are hard and the ride is harsh. On the M3 I was shocked to see to poor build quilty on the one I drove. ( a...
Forum: Tech Help 03-09-2003, 03:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,546
Posted By JDUB
Yeah Larry, which car is leaking. Are we...

Yeah Larry, which car is leaking. Are we suppososed to look into our crystal balls?
Forum: Tech Help 03-09-2003, 03:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,905
Posted By JDUB
No need to purchase that tool. I used a 1/4 inch...

No need to purchase that tool. I used a 1/4 inch drive U-joint wrapped with electrical tape which allowed you to get at it at the proper angle. One of the most difficult fastener to remove is the...
Forum: Tech Help 03-09-2003, 03:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 649
Posted By JDUB
There is no way that they are going to hammer the...

There is no way that they are going to hammer the ball joint out on this vehicle. I used a standard ball joint press on my car with a little help from some other hand tools. The joint is pressed...
Forum: Tech Help 03-08-2003, 02:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 906
Posted By JDUB
You MUST remove the outer plastic fan assembly...

You MUST remove the outer plastic fan assembly and the fan shroud. Also bolts that are common with the power steering pump need to be removed. I changed my tensioner on my 103 engine when I...
Forum: Tech Help 03-08-2003, 02:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 704
Posted By JDUB
It could be the shock absorbers. I replaced mine...

It could be the shock absorbers. I replaced mine with KYB because someone recommended them and they were crap. They wore out after 35,000 miles and were leaking oil and rusted on the piston shaft...
Forum: Tech Help 03-08-2003, 02:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,038
Posted By JDUB
Low oil pressure reading hot

My 1990 190e 2.6 just started reading low to zero oil pressure at idle when warmed up in drive. I get 1/2 bar in neutral. Sometimes the reading is about 1/4 bar sometimes a hair above zero in drive...
Forum: Tech Help 02-24-2003, 12:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 696
Posted By JDUB
you could possibly have a bad diode in the...

you could possibly have a bad diode in the alternator. It will result in normal function of most of the electrical system but may exhibit some "spikes" that will cause flickering of the lights...
Forum: Tech Help 02-18-2003, 11:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,690
Posted By JDUB
I've done it with 87 octane. The car runs ok on...

I've done it with 87 octane. The car runs ok on regular unleaded. Don't jump on the throttle. If you really calculate it you do loose 1-2 mile per gallon over premium. You do the math. Check...
Forum: Tech Help 02-18-2003, 11:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,211
Posted By JDUB
The first thing you should check is the fluid...

The first thing you should check is the fluid level. The flexible trans fluid lines that go to the radiator start to leak after 10+ years. All of a sudden the fluid is low enough to slip whn its...
Forum: Tech Help 02-16-2003, 01:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,573
Posted By JDUB
1990 190E Climate Control Dash lights not working

None of the dash lights work on my climate control system. The tempature wheel, fan control and buttons do not light up. Could it be a fuse for these lights or all the bulbs are burned out. ...
Forum: Tech Help 02-06-2003, 12:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,164
Posted By JDUB
My bearing was screaming on my 190E 2.6 on the...

My bearing was screaming on my 190E 2.6 on the air pump about three weeks ago I removed the air pump which was simple and used a shorter belt a 3280mm in length was perfect after 4 tries. The pump...
Forum: Tech Help 02-01-2003, 02:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 845
Posted By JDUB
The 2.6 exhaust system is totally different. I...

The 2.6 exhaust system is totally different. I suggest you buy one made for the 2.6 engine. The 2.6 uses a dual system that merges to a single. The 2.3 is single all the way.
Forum: Tech Help 01-23-2003, 01:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,075
Posted By JDUB
Check your tire pressures. When it gets cold...

Check your tire pressures. When it gets cold outside the air pressure seems to rapidly drop in the tires.
Forum: Tech Help 01-17-2003, 03:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 645
Posted By JDUB
If you can turn the alternator pulley by hand and...

If you can turn the alternator pulley by hand and it slips on the pully the belt is probably loose. If you are losing coolant the water pump may be depositing the coolant on the belt causing a...
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