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Forum: SL Forum 12-15-2008, 05:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,163
Posted By Don Moranville
Removable Hard Tops

Does anyone know if 94 SL320 and 94 500SL are interchangeable?
Forum: SL Forum 01-25-2008, 09:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 868
Posted By Don Moranville
92 500SL Soft Top Problem

Thank you ILUVMILS for responding.
I solved problem by applying heat with heat gun uniformly on clear plastic windows. Provided enough flexibility/stretch to be latched. Probably the same fix...
Forum: SL Forum 01-24-2008, 05:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 868
Posted By Don Moranville
92 500SL Soft Top Problem

I have had hard top installed for past 2 years. I removed hard top to repair broken rear window. After removal, tried to raise and secure soft top. The front closes and latches properly but, the...
Forum: SL Forum 08-03-2007, 05:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,899
Posted By Don Moranville
Replacing Battery In 92 500SL

Thanks to all for input. Yes, I checked OVP 10amp. fuse, it was OK but, replaced anyway. Incidently 3 screws in my cover not 6. Only ABS and ASR lights stay on after engine starts and engine races...
Forum: SL Forum 08-01-2007, 03:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,899
Posted By Don Moranville
Replacing Battery In 92 500SL

I checked fuses again because of possible error and found fuse #6 blown. It supposedly for: relay left safety package (?), backup lamp, horn, and power soft top control. After replacing fuse, roll...
Forum: SL Forum 08-01-2007, 01:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,899
Posted By Don Moranville
Replacing Battery In 92 500SL

Did not notice prior to noting ASR, ABS, and Roll Bar lights staying lighted after starting engine. Tire chain switch light stays on in spite of attempt to switch off, also engine temperature gauge...
Forum: SL Forum 08-01-2007, 04:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,899
Posted By Don Moranville
Many thanks to all that responded. Thought...

Many thanks to all that responded. Thought turning steering wheel maybe a joke but, what the hay, tried it and it didn't solve problem, lights still on. No, not in limp mode, had prior experience...
Forum: SL Forum 07-31-2007, 05:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,899
Posted By Don Moranville
Replacing Battery In 92 500SL

Finally installed new Interstate battery today. Engine started on first crank. Only problem appears to be instrument indicator lights for roll bar, ASR, and ABS stay on. Moved auto in forward and...
Forum: California / SouthWest - US (AZ/NV) 07-28-2007, 09:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,476
Posted By Don Moranville
Bad MB Shop In Arizona

Bad experience at Paul Frei's Mercedez & Auto Repair, Phoenix, AZ. More harm than fix, had to call police to retrieve vehicle.
Forum: SL Forum 07-28-2007, 05:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,899
Posted By Don Moranville
Replacing Battery In 92 500SL

Thanks for info re radio and top. Radio no problem since I have code but, info re top not much help. How do I correct a top problem if it exists? I have been told that the top, roll bar, and...
Forum: SL Forum 07-27-2007, 05:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,899
Posted By Don Moranville
Replacing Battery In 92 500SL

Need help and advice. Left my 92 500SL in storage for 3 months. Knowing battery probably discharged when curtesy lights did not come on when I opened door, I checked battery voltage. Battery was...
Forum: Tech Help 08-16-2006, 04:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,720
Posted By Don Moranville
Radiator Leak

To EricSilver: Where did you find a radiator for 92 500SL on eBay? I have searched for more than 2 months without finding correct radiator for my model for less than $500. I would love to find...
Forum: Tech Help 08-16-2006, 02:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,720
Posted By Don Moranville
Radiator Leak

Finally received the following answer as to repair of radiator crack from Product Development Manager, Urethane Supply Company: "The radiator for your model Mercedes Benz is made from Nylon and...
Forum: Tech Help 07-10-2006, 03:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,720
Posted By Don Moranville
Radiator Leak

Many thanks for responses to my problem. I haven't had time to work on/find solution to leak since my last post. Never liked the idea of mating plastic to metal to confine a liquid that is subject...
Forum: Tech Help 06-29-2006, 10:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,720
Posted By Don Moranville
Radiator Leak

Appreciate all responses and intent. I am not trying to be cheap by not purchasing a new radiator to fix problem but I am a believer that new is not always better. Apparently current economical...
Forum: Tech Help 06-28-2006, 08:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,720
Posted By Don Moranville
Radiator Leak

Thanks rickpark for responding. The use of a tube to reinforce neck as preventive measure makes alot of sense. I have considered using a copper sink drain pipe used for traps and install inside the...
Forum: Tech Help 06-28-2006, 04:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,720
Posted By Don Moranville
Radiator Leak

I have a small crack in area of upper hose connection. The crack is 3/8" long and on top and easily accessible between hose and radiator tank, but can not be covered by hose because of tank molding....
Forum: Tech Help 04-21-2006, 02:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,893
Posted By Don Moranville
Smile Need Help Re Engine Control Module

Finally got up enough nerve to replace Engine Control Module (or Ignition Control Module). Reason for hesitation in replacing...afraid of disappointment if problem not resolved after spending $700+....
Forum: Tech Help 04-11-2006, 12:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,893
Posted By Don Moranville
Need Help Re Engine Control Module

JimF...I visited your website and wondered if there is any notable differences between the 94 S500 and 92 500SL
It appears that Engine Control Module and Ignition Control Module (N1/3) are being...
Forum: Tech Help 04-10-2006, 03:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,893
Posted By Don Moranville
Need Help Re Engine Control Module

M.B.DOC You sound skeptical regarding the problem and reason for replacing ECU. The problem began about 2 months ago when I started engine. It would barely idle with Bat., ASR, and ABS lights on,...
Forum: Tech Help 04-06-2006, 01:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,893
Posted By Don Moranville
Need Help Re Engine Control Module

Thanks much M.B.Doc.
You have impressive resume. When I was looking for a replacement for original part #010 545 9532, I was told by 3 dealers that current part available is #012 545 5732 with part...
Forum: Tech Help 04-06-2006, 03:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,893
Posted By Don Moranville
Engine Control Module

The ECU part number is 012 545 5732.
Forum: Tech Help 04-06-2006, 03:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,893
Posted By Don Moranville
Need Help Re Engine Control Module

What is the procedure for replacing the engine control module on 92 500SL? The Mercedes mechanic(?) says he is 95% certain my problem is a faulty ECU. Problem is he wants me to purchase a new part...
Forum: SL Forum 03-30-2006, 04:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 743
Posted By Don Moranville
Ignition Control Module

JimF
Many thanks for info and advice. How do I get connected with "PartTrackers" network? Don, rafaga@msn.com.
Forum: SL Forum 03-30-2006, 09:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 743
Posted By Don Moranville
Ignition Control Module

Does anyone know of a source for an Ignition Control Module for 92 500SL. May be an unusual request, but I will compensate or pay for the use of a borrowed module to see if this is the problem with...
Forum: SL Forum 03-11-2006, 04:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,520
Posted By Don Moranville
1992 500 SL Doesn't Want to Run

waybomb, thanks again for info, but still looking for solution.
Located OVP relay with fuse next to MAS Control Unit. Single 10 amp. spade type fuse on top was not blown. Also found fuel pump...
Forum: SL Forum 03-09-2006, 03:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,520
Posted By Don Moranville
1992 500 SL Doesn't Want to Run

Thanks once again waybomb. I didn't notice the number of horses in your barn and a nice boat...must keep you busy and/or keeping mechanics in beer. I called Steve Goody (Goody's Automotive) today,...
Forum: SL Forum 03-08-2006, 06:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,520
Posted By Don Moranville
1992 500 SL Doesn't Want to Run

Thanks to "The V12pwr" and "waybomb" for responding. I need help with your suggestions. Is there a simple way to check fuel pressure without using a gauge and be able to check pressure topside...
Forum: SL Forum 03-07-2006, 01:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,520
Posted By Don Moranville
1992 500 SL Doesn't Want to Run

Approximately 4 months ago, I noticed a sound that appeared to be coming from right rear quarter. It sounded like an electric motor, it was an intermitten humming noise that would stop un-predicably...
Forum: Tech Help 07-11-2005, 05:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 429
Posted By Don Moranville
Intermittent Speedometer Reading

The speedometer (92 500SL Analog Wired) is functioning as though it is stuck sometimes. At times, when auto is first driven, it does not move. Then, after driven a few miles, it suddenly begins to...
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