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Forum: Tech Help 12-01-2002, 08:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,245
Posted By JoshMB
Thanks Medical Dave, Those are the kind of...

Thanks Medical Dave,
Those are the kind of posts that I love. It explains it all to me and I get the reason behind why things work. I'll test the battery, but Autozone put their machine on it and...
Forum: Tech Help 11-27-2002, 10:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,245
Posted By JoshMB
Hmm. The diagnosis of the alternator not...

Hmm. The diagnosis of the alternator not "starting" sound like that could be it. But my light on the lower left hand side of the dash comes on when I set it on "glow." At least I think it is the...
Forum: Tech Help 11-27-2002, 02:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,245
Posted By JoshMB
DPETRYK That is what it seems like to me. ...

DPETRYK

That is what it seems like to me. The second logical problem is that if the voltage from the alternator is getting to the battery in five minutes, then the wires between the alternator...
Forum: Tech Help 11-27-2002, 02:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 887
Posted By JoshMB
I figured it out and it works beautifully! ...

I figured it out and it works beautifully! Hotter, less smoke, starts in 15 degree weather (coldest tested)!

The connections are all found underneath the steering column. I just took the little...
Forum: Tech Help 11-27-2002, 02:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,245
Posted By JoshMB
I did have it tested at Autozone - the battery...

I did have it tested at Autozone - the battery was good - and so was the alternator - except that it does have this delay in charging.

The battery is exactly 23 months old. I wish it were only...
Forum: Tech Help 11-27-2002, 01:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,245
Posted By JoshMB
Delay in alternator kicking in? Battery dies.

I have searched the archives, couldn't find anything.

I have a 78 240D. My battery drains every 3-4 days. There is a 3.5 milliAmp draw when the car is shut off. I assume that is the clock. ...
Forum: Tech Help 09-28-2002, 10:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 887
Posted By JoshMB
Lousy instructions on Bosch Fast Glow kit

I have a 1978 240 D (manual trans) with a serial number starting 123.123. According to my Haynes manual, that makes it a UK (probably Canadian) model.

It came with the old loop style plugs which...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-17-2002, 05:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 768
Posted By JoshMB
Thanks for the quick responses. The pedal...

Thanks for the quick responses.

The pedal does return to it's regular position when I take my foot off the accelerator.

I have not had a chance to go under the hood and lubricate anything. TO...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-17-2002, 03:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 768
Posted By JoshMB
Runaway throttle - have used search

I have a 78 240D manual.

It does not shut off when turned off, I have to stall it out or push the red stop button under the hood. That is annoying, but I think I can live with it.

But this...
Forum: Tech Help 01-04-2002, 05:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 561
Posted By JoshMB
Question 0001 or 0003 - which block heater?

I have a question about block heaters.

I have a 79 240d that needs a block heater. I have found several sites which list them for sale. One says 77-79 years need one size (Q6 20 0001) and 80 on...
Forum: Tech Help 10-11-2001, 09:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 693
Posted By JoshMB
Thanks Benzmac. I appreciate it. Josh

Thanks Benzmac. I appreciate it.
Josh
Forum: Tech Help 10-11-2001, 03:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 693
Posted By JoshMB
Rear Stabilizer bar - safety risk?

Has anyone ever had a MB without a stabilizer bar?

Mine has fallen off one side - makes an awful clunking on the other when rounding corners and going over bumps. The mounts to the frame have...
Forum: Tech Help 04-18-2001, 03:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,515
Posted By JoshMB
Beast, Where do you live in Russia? Do you...

Beast,

Where do you live in Russia? Do you ever travel through Moscow? Can you get <<Iz Ruk V Ruki>> (the newspaper) where you live?

What are the names of those thick and thin circles in...
Forum: Tech Help 04-16-2001, 04:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 671
Posted By JoshMB
Thanks Jim, I was afraid of that... Do you...

Thanks Jim,

I was afraid of that... Do you have any idea what the problem might be? Is it the bearing? Can I replace it with a used component e.g., used hub, axle, and get through til next...
Forum: Tech Help 04-16-2001, 03:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 671
Posted By JoshMB
I have an 81 300D. The driver's side rear wheel...

I have an 81 300D. The driver's side rear wheel makes a scraping sound. At first I thought it was brakes, but sometimes it would go away, so I just kept driving it as it was my wife's and my only...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Wheels & Tires 02-28-2001, 10:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,444
Posted By JoshMB
I have 4 standard Mercedes aluminum (aluminium...

I have 4 standard Mercedes aluminum (aluminium for our UK members)wheels on my 81 300D. My full size spare is steel. When I bought the car last year, the aluminum wheels were held on with various...
Forum: Tech Help 02-15-2001, 08:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,499
Posted By JoshMB
Thanks so much. I'll start with the ohm meter at...

Thanks so much. I'll start with the ohm meter at the element, as per co.aulakh, and if that isn't it, then I will follow Michael's advice. I do so hate dissasembling this stuff in cold Michigan...
Forum: Tech Help 02-14-2001, 03:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,499
Posted By JoshMB
The cord seems to be intact. I have thoroghly...

The cord seems to be intact. I have thoroghly checked that. It is not brittle. It is well coated with engine grease and dirty, but does not seem brittle in any way. Good suggestion. I wish it were my...
Forum: Tech Help 02-14-2001, 02:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,499
Posted By JoshMB
I have searched for this topic on both Diesel...

I have searched for this topic on both Diesel Discussion and this forum. I need the exact how to of replacing a block heater. After driving it for two months only when it gets warm enough (31+), I am...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-14-2001, 02:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,218
Posted By JoshMB
I have searched for this topic on both Diesel...

I have searched for this topic on both Diesel Discussion and this forum. I need the exact how to of replacing a block heater. After driving it for two months only when it gets warm enough (31+), I am...
Forum: Tech Help 12-13-2000, 01:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 697
Posted By JoshMB
123 300D driver, That is a good idea. I had...

123 300D driver,

That is a good idea. I had an experience mercedes mechanic suggest that I put in a gallon of unleaded fuel per fillup for the same reason. I would be interested if there were any...
Forum: Tech Help 12-12-2000, 07:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 697
Posted By JoshMB
Thanks to all who helped me with my problems. All...

Thanks to all who helped me with my problems. All the advice taught me much, but I had to resort to the mechanical geniuses - a professional mechanic. It took them a few hours to figure out what I...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-06-2000, 02:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,273
Posted By JoshMB
This one is specifically for LarryBible. I...

This one is specifically for LarryBible.

I read your post on bad diesel fuel from November. Like your daughter, I could almost swear that I filled it only with Diesel, but like your fuel, it is a...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-05-2000, 10:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,273
Posted By JoshMB
Sorry to revive this old thread. I had an awful...

Sorry to revive this old thread. I had an awful week full of root canals, offers and counteroffers on houses, and other things.

Anyway, I am going to replace the hand pump as it leaks. Then I...
Forum: Tech Help 11-30-2000, 08:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 816
Posted By JoshMB
Thanks Benzmac, Is it dangerous for the...

Thanks Benzmac,

Is it dangerous for the engine or for my own personal safety? I live way out in the country, and will be towing partially on dirt roads.

Josh
Forum: Tech Help 11-29-2000, 09:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 816
Posted By JoshMB
What about towing an Automatic transmission? I...

What about towing an Automatic transmission? I have heard that you are not supposed to do that. I need to tow my 81 300D about 3 miles.

Josh
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-29-2000, 09:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,273
Posted By JoshMB
Patsy, I have been pluging it in. But recently...

Patsy,
I have been pluging it in. But recently the temperatures warmed to +35 and still no spark of life.

Larry, I have thought about the compression - I assume that I have some problems there -...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-27-2000, 09:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,273
Posted By JoshMB
OK, Time for an update and a prayer for more...

OK, Time for an update and a prayer for more help.

I have eliminated the Glow plugs - checked voltage (OK), bought new ones and installed them.

And the glow plug relay - dome-light dims when...
Forum: Tech Help 11-26-2000, 07:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 498
Posted By JoshMB
Alright, I bought the vaccuum tester, now where...

Alright, I bought the vaccuum tester, now where do I start?

None of the doors lock centrally and the trunk is always locked unless I turn the key. My brakes seem to work fine, my transmission...
Forum: Tech Help 11-26-2000, 07:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 687
Posted By JoshMB
Yes, You found it. That is the mono valve.

Yes, You found it. That is the mono valve.
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