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Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-30-2022, 11:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 822
Posted By RLGDiesel
Would the salt shaker still glow red in about 30...

Would the salt shaker still glow red in about 30 seconds (not too fast or long) if a glow plug or plugs were bad? The loops looked intact upon casual examination but who knows. I can replace them for...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-30-2022, 09:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 822
Posted By RLGDiesel
So just a little update. I found a huge...

So just a little update.

I found a huge leaking fuel supply line under the car. I replaced the 2 rubber hoses at the tank but did not see the 2 rubber hoses by the LF tire. I have since...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-25-2022, 08:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 822
Posted By RLGDiesel
Thank you for the tip about freeing up the IP...

Thank you for the tip about freeing up the IP elements. I think this is an air problem.

When I pump the hand primer, I start the hear hissing and bubbling after about 15 pumps. It is not the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-23-2022, 05:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 822
Posted By RLGDiesel
Ok I changed the prefilter that has some black...

Ok I changed the prefilter that has some black crud in it. I also tried about 4-5 attempts on diesel purge isolated fuel tank. Cranked with some sputtering until eventually battery/jump box gave up.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-23-2022, 10:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 822
Posted By RLGDiesel
I wish I could perform a pull start, but the...

I wish I could perform a pull start, but the clutch is seized from bad master/slave cylinders. The car was stored in a warehouse in Fayetteville, NC. The engine turned over well with the MMO in the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-23-2022, 09:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 822
Posted By RLGDiesel
Also IP has fresh oil!

Also IP has fresh oil!
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-23-2022, 09:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 822
Posted By RLGDiesel
Thanks for the ideas. Could the new filters plug...

Thanks for the ideas. Could the new filters plug that quickly? I still see yellow fresh diesel moving through the prefilter when I manually prime it. I will try the gas soaked rag. Any chance of...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-23-2022, 02:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 822
Posted By RLGDiesel
W115 1971 220D Wonít Start after Sitting 20 Years

Hello everyone! Just rescued a 1971 220D from an abandoned warehouse where it sat since 2004. No major rust and a ton of potential. Only problem is I canít get it to start. Before even attempting to...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-19-2017, 05:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 782
Posted By RLGDiesel
Safe/OK to Bypass Washer Fluid Heater Coil? 1998 E300

So my washer fluid reservoir filled up with coolant this weekend, and I can't find a washer fluid heating coil in-stock locally. I was planning to remove the heating coil entirely and connect the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-17-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 801
Posted By RLGDiesel
Update to this: I replaced all 6 vacuum lines...

Update to this: I replaced all 6 vacuum lines between the transducer, wastegate, and other attachments and problem solved. There are 3 vacuum lines per transducer. I also switched the transducers...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-02-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 438
Posted By RLGDiesel
W210 606 Early vs Late Vacuum Pump Reliability

Just saw the detailed thread about the vacuum pump failure in a NA 606 earlier this week. I thought about replacing mine as a preventive until I read about the different rotary design in the later...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-02-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,401
Posted By RLGDiesel
I drilled a small hole in the column jacket and...

I drilled a small hole in the column jacket and tightened the offending screw with a phillips screwdriver.

Copy and pasted from Benzworld (Art's thread)...

I was under the dash (driver's...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-19-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 823
Posted By RLGDiesel
Very good information so far...especially from...

Very good information so far...especially from what I thought might be construed as a dumb question haha. I definitely learned a lot about my cooling system at least and I guess that's a big part of...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-19-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 823
Posted By RLGDiesel
Thanks for the replies...I didn't try to upper...

Thanks for the replies...I didn't try to upper hose technique because I could only fill it up "about a cup" on the last vehicle I used it on. Good to know that's the way to fill up the 606.

I'm...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-19-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 823
Posted By RLGDiesel
Did I Damage My Head Gasket--1998 E300

So I need some reassurance that I didn't turn a minor repair into a bigger one this weekend...

Story: I changed the thermostat on my 1998 E300 a couple days ago and lost a lot of coolant in the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-04-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,998
Posted By RLGDiesel
Perhaps irrelevant but still a fun story...both...

Perhaps irrelevant but still a fun story...both sides of my family are from Greece. This past summer, we hop in a E270 CDI cab (not unusual, most taxis are 210s, 211s in the city with 123s and 124s...
Forum: Tech Help 04-03-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,077
Posted By RLGDiesel
Thanks for the heads up...is that switch on the...

Thanks for the heads up...is that switch on the driver's side of the engine compartment or at the transmission itself?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-29-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 10,230
Posted By RLGDiesel
You really cleaned that rear bumper up nice. Car...

You really cleaned that rear bumper up nice. Car looks great!!
Forum: Tech Help 03-28-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,077
Posted By RLGDiesel
1995 E320 Late Shifting--Throttle Actuator, Vacuum Modulator--Other Ideas?

Latest saga...I drove my grandmother's 1995 E320 for the first time in a while yesterday and I noticed some unusually late shifts around 3000K RPM even with light throttle input. I initially...
Forum: Tech Help 03-28-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 948
Posted By RLGDiesel
Thanks for the input everyone. I will change the...

Thanks for the input everyone. I will change the stat and report back if any issues.

LG
Forum: Tech Help 03-26-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 948
Posted By RLGDiesel
1995 E320 Thermostat or Fan Clutch--Cold on Highway, Warm at Idle

Need help diagnosing a 1995 E320 that runs around 60*C on the highway and 100*C stuck in traffic. I resolved a similar problem on a 1990 BMW 325i by replacing the fan clutch...but I read that I...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-23-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,310
Posted By RLGDiesel
Nice rescue!

Nice rescue!
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-21-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,893
Posted By RLGDiesel
Can't you just cancel the claim, not take any of...

Can't you just cancel the claim, not take any of their money, and fix the car yourself?
Forum: Tech Help 01-21-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,555
Posted By RLGDiesel
How is the rear bumper on the parts car sedan? I...

How is the rear bumper on the parts car sedan? I need one for the brilliant silver on atlas gray (lower cladding) $800 '95 I just saved. Would you consider shipping it via Greyhound for the right...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-13-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 10,230
Posted By RLGDiesel
Still need that rear bumper or any Euro...

Still need that rear bumper or any Euro lights...I ended up getting these parts from the Euro 280e in my previous thread. I would let them go basically at cost to a good home :)
Forum: Tech Help 01-01-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 724
Posted By RLGDiesel
1995 E320 Need Help ID'ing Wiring Harness Connector near Battery

Does anybody know what the two-pin connector closest to the date code sticker does on the wiring harness? Again, it is a two-pin black connector near the battery (one of the first that you...
Forum: Tech Help 12-10-2013, 10:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,272
Posted By RLGDiesel
23238

23238
Forum: Tech Help 12-10-2013, 09:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,272
Posted By RLGDiesel
More pictures

More pictures
Forum: Tech Help 12-10-2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,272
Posted By RLGDiesel
Sad Day at the Junkyard-Anybody Want a Project 300TE in Beautiful Condition-Pictures

I saw this beautiful 1993 black 300TE at the junkyard today. The place just got this wagon and they were waiting for the title. They told me the car could be purchased whole before any parts were...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-01-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 737
Posted By RLGDiesel
Thanks for all the replies...didn't realize we...

Thanks for all the replies...didn't realize we had so many 606ers online now!

FYI: This was 10-15 miles of city driving (granted mostly green lights). I didn't hit the 80*C mark even idling. ...
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