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Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-20-2017, 01:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By ashedd
Wiring diagrams?? Does nobody know where to get...

Wiring diagrams?? Does nobody know where to get them these days????
Anyone?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-13-2017, 07:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By ashedd
Where are people getting wiring diagrams these...

Where are people getting wiring diagrams these days? I think the Russian site is long gone if I recall.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-12-2017, 04:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By ashedd
Well I finally got around to looking at this...

Well I finally got around to looking at this again.

Removed console parts again, but everything looks good. There is actually no way I could have molested the HVAC wires.

Next I checked ALL the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-17-2017, 11:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By ashedd
Oops... by abs sensor I meant airbag sensor. ...

Oops... by abs sensor I meant airbag sensor.

Anyways, the only thing in that console I unplugged was the cigar lighter. But considering the hvac controls are at the bottom of the “stack”,...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-17-2017, 07:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By ashedd
Unusual HVAC issue

My ‘08 R320 CDI has started doing something very odd...

I replaced the battery under the pass seat and now the hvac blows hot HOT air through defrost no matter the hvac controls are set at. I can...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-21-2016, 08:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 494
Posted By ashedd
240k E320 CDI?

I've spotted an '06 e320 CDI with 240,000 miles on it. Unfortunately the current owner has no service records. I'm less concerned about the motor than I am the suspension/brakes/etc. Otherwise it...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 03-27-2016, 01:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 524
Posted By ashedd
WTB W163 ML430/500

Looking for a W163(1998-2005) V8 ML. Prefer low(ish) miles and "reasonable" price. Western half of the US would also be ideal.

Thanks
Forum: ML, GL, G-Wagen, R-Class, Unimog, Sprinter 03-25-2016, 08:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,776
Posted By ashedd
W163 for work?

I'm using my R-class for work and I'm destroying the interior. So I was thinking of getting a work "truck". My requirements being something I fit in(tall) and 4WD since I sometimes go up in the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-23-2015, 01:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,892
Posted By ashedd
OM642 injector leak rattle?

My R320 was at the dealer today, and among other things, I had them look at a "rattle" that I have sometimes at idle. Sounds like it comes from the rear of the engine. My indie said it is a cracked...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-22-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,303
Posted By ashedd
I need to toe my 18' boat across town soon, think...

I need to toe my 18' boat across town soon, think I'm ok?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-22-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,303
Posted By ashedd
Thanks for the replies. They did two...

Thanks for the replies.

They did two software updates and report the problem solved. It did do some funky stuff on the drive home but I'll give it time to settle down before I call them back.
...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-21-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,303
Posted By ashedd
R320 7G-tronic service bulletin?

2008 R320 CDI with 7G-tronic

Does anyone have info on a service bulletin about this transmission slipping?

Mine started to shudder last summer, got the fluid changed, shudder went away. Now...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-12-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 717
Posted By ashedd
W251 R320 CDI suspension info

Does anyone know how the air suspension on a 2008 R320 CDI 4-matic 7G-tronic work, and can you explain it to me? I find surprisingly little info about it online.

I know I have air suspension,...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-10-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,502
Posted By ashedd
Looks like it goes to the metal shroud around...

Looks like it goes to the metal shroud around exhaust near engine(depending on model). I've seen that bolt before... exhaust shroud is what pops into mind. maybe metal shroud around drive shaft.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-07-2015, 03:10 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,908
Posted By ashedd
I park in the "veterans" spot at home depot. ...

I park in the "veterans" spot at home depot. I've always got the feeling those spaces are aimed towards the elderly, and not a young(relatively) veteran like myself. But to answer the question, yes...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-07-2015, 02:59 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,000
Posted By ashedd
The front right wheel well really stood out to me...

The front right wheel well really stood out to me as being obviously repainted(maybe with spray paint:eek:), perhaps the middle man got a hold of it and tried to doctor up some areas of concern to...
Forum: Diesel Performance Tuning 03-07-2015, 01:45 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 18,183
Posted By ashedd
I also learned something about the car when...

I also learned something about the car when towing with it for a week. When you on sitting nose high on a hill and you let off the brake, the car would naturally want to roll backwards until you gave...
Forum: Diesel Performance Tuning 02-19-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 18,183
Posted By ashedd
My R320 is basically a wagon on steroids. Most...

My R320 is basically a wagon on steroids. Most powerful MB diesel I've ever driven. I am concerned about the DPF, I'm kinda hoping it fails/clogs soon so I can delete it and run a better oil. Best...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 02-19-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 701
Posted By ashedd
I'm married to a native Peruvian. Corruption is...

I'm married to a native Peruvian. Corruption is very low there these days, everything is very official. I would feel much better dealing with the Peruvian government than some of the others. You...
Forum: ML, GL, G-Wagen, R-Class, Unimog, Sprinter 02-19-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,998
Posted By ashedd
FYI: You can get an old, functioning, thinkpad...

FYI: You can get an old, functioning, thinkpad that is runny XP for cheap. It would be a great asset as a shop PC I think. At my job they are still using XP to secure the nations borders lol
...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-13-2015, 11:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,237
Posted By ashedd
ok, I'll just plan on 10k oil changes. I might...

ok, I'll just plan on 10k oil changes. I might actually have to pay to have it done, since I no longer have a garage or even a place to do it. There is a place here in Seattle called strictly...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-12-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,237
Posted By ashedd
Found it at pepboys:2thumbsup Problem is it...

Found it at pepboys:2thumbsup

Problem is it doesn't seem to burn any oil, but I have a couple quarts just in-case.

Any real world advice on how frequently to change the oil? I do about 60/40...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-12-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,237
Posted By ashedd
I do want a custom tune at some point. Throttle...

I do want a custom tune at some point. Throttle response sucks on this thing, you gotta really mash it to get it to go anywhere.

How would one know when it's time for a "new" DPF? Is it fairly...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-12-2015, 02:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,237
Posted By ashedd
Oh yes the DPF.. If/when that thing needs...

Oh yes the DPF..

If/when that thing needs replaced I might just delete it from the system. But then I would likely need to get the computer re-tuned.

I'll keep an eye out for DPF...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-12-2015, 12:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,237
Posted By ashedd
OM642 care and feeding

I have a new to me OM642 powered R320. This is by far the newest diesel I've messed with. I'm wondering how the 642 compares to the older engines(om617 etc) is regards to fuel/oil treatments etc.
...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-13-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 235,981
Posted By ashedd
Is that the SAME parts list for the CDI? 2008...

Is that the SAME parts list for the CDI? 2008 R320...

Thanks
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-13-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,375
Posted By ashedd
I had an 89, 91, 92, 95. 91 SHO plus was my...

I had an 89, 91, 92, 95. 91 SHO plus was my favorite, 92 was the fastest. Deadly torque steer on all of them. And I had an 89 super coupe at the same time as the SHO's.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-13-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 472
Posted By ashedd
Easy breezy.. I can't recall how hard the...

Easy breezy..

I can't recall how hard the bolts on top of the bell housing are to get to, I think you can get to them from the top rear of the engine on a four cylinder. Make sure you pull the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-13-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,375
Posted By ashedd
Thanks for the replies. This is an R class, which...

Thanks for the replies. This is an R class, which suits my needs better than anything else. It's from a dealer(non-MB), but is a one owner local car. Looks like it was serviced at a MB dealer in...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-13-2015, 12:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,375
Posted By ashedd
OM642 issues?

I'm real close to pulling the trigger on a OM642 powered vehicle. I'm aware of some sort of oil leak that kills a sensor and causes limp mode. But is there anything else I should be looking for? 134K...
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