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Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-06-2021, 03:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 832
Posted By Zulfiqar
the usual failure I have encountered is not...

the usual failure I have encountered is not flushing the engine during a water pump job.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-06-2021, 03:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 408
Posted By Zulfiqar
2005 E320 CDI is an SBC brake car, changing brake...

2005 E320 CDI is an SBC brake car, changing brake pads on it is not like other cars and the OP is lucky to have all fingers left.

If the correct tool to put the SBC into service mode is not...
Forum: Tech Help 03-07-2021, 10:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 434
Posted By Zulfiqar
If you take time to disassemble the axle you can...

If you take time to disassemble the axle you can install rockford branded boots and heavy oetiker clamps,

That will truly be a fit and forget type option as they are made of santoprene.

For...
Forum: Tech Help 02-13-2021, 04:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 370
Posted By Zulfiqar
no problem SB - no need to apologize. anyway...

no problem SB - no need to apologize.

anyway I think the OP has stuck caliper pins, this will require some brute force work - starting with a file to shave away the top lip on the rotor. Then the...
Forum: Tech Help 02-13-2021, 04:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By Zulfiqar
Its a 5 speed automatic. the 4 markers are...

Its a 5 speed automatic.

the 4 markers are for "holding" the transmission in a certain gear - obviously you would never want to hold the transmission in highest gear thats why there is no 5 mark.
Forum: Tech Help 02-13-2021, 04:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 370
Posted By Zulfiqar
thats odd, I remember they are floating type...

thats odd, I remember they are floating type calipers which can be pushed with a massive C clamp with one edge on piston housing, one edge on front pad.
Forum: Tech Help 02-13-2021, 04:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 396
Posted By Zulfiqar
If you cannot find a cover then some...

If you cannot find a cover then some undercarriage paint can help too.

hate to be the bearer of bad news, but I suspect all links would be like this.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-13-2021, 04:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,915
Posted By Zulfiqar
another way i have seen these being removed is a...

another way i have seen these being removed is a bit more "interesting" - it was a small shop run by a european gent near my area. He literally pulled out the engine and propped it on a stand he...
Forum: Tech Help 02-13-2021, 03:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 262
Posted By Zulfiqar
low cost way of testing ATF temp on 722.9

This site has given me quite a lot of pointers so I figure its good to pay back too, I did an atf flush on a '13 GLK350 (Blue ATF) and as we all know the 7 spd 722.9 (of any era) is an overflow type...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-13-2021, 03:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 991
Posted By Zulfiqar
I have changed quite a lot of these bearings and...

I have changed quite a lot of these bearings and have always used the old finger tight trick (literal index finger and thumb) to spin the nut.

The way I do it is to grease the bearings in a small...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-11-2021, 05:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 375
Posted By Zulfiqar
If you are able to shut it off with the key, its...

If you are able to shut it off with the key, its internal to the injection pump, and its probably a stuck rack inside, a dose of diesel purge might help a bit.

You can start the engine and remove...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 01-28-2021, 11:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 465
Posted By Zulfiqar
With all those codes specially the crank sensor...

With all those codes specially the crank sensor range code, I would look at wiring damage first. Maybe rats or squirrels attacked it.

With a 0336 code the engine will be severely mistimed for...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-08-2021, 04:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,915
Posted By Zulfiqar
wouldnt a right angle drill head be more suited? ...

wouldnt a right angle drill head be more suited? You can also unbolt the injection pump from the engine to get at it.
Forum: Tech Help 01-07-2021, 06:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 971
Posted By Zulfiqar
Another way to keep the car alive while changing...

Another way to keep the car alive while changing the battery is to hook up the front jumper ports (under the hood) to another car like you are jumpstarting.

Then remove the battery from under the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-07-2021, 03:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 618
Posted By Zulfiqar
thats what it seems like. but with the large...

thats what it seems like.

but with the large wire on the wrong heavy solenoid - the motor will spin with no flywheel engagement as the solenoid wont be pulling in to kick out the starter pinion.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-04-2021, 01:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 425
Posted By Zulfiqar
I had this once on my W124, upon which I...

I had this once on my W124, upon which I proceeded to do a fluid change (it was due anyway) and I dose the ATF with lubegard anyway, after that it never did it.

However upon investigating, there...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-15-2020, 10:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 321
Posted By Zulfiqar
A battery blanket/insulation pad works really...

A battery blanket/insulation pad works really good too. It keeps the brunt of the engine heat away from the battery.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-11-2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 429
Posted By Zulfiqar
What you experienced sounds like a stuck gummed...

What you experienced sounds like a stuck gummed I/P or your engine ran away on its engine oil.

How did the engine shut off after this incident? - a runaway diesel only shuts off when its engine...
Forum: Tech Help 12-11-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 493
Posted By Zulfiqar
They are typical german design spark plug wires....

They are typical german design spark plug wires. meaning the wire has very low resistance itself, but the end piece which goes over the plug has the resistor in it. Thats why all the wires have more...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 12-02-2020, 03:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 752
Posted By Zulfiqar
Karen would not be able to call a manager there.

Karen would not be able to call a manager there.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 12-02-2020, 03:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 752
Posted By Zulfiqar
Funny - I have actually started these...

Funny -

I have actually started these engines and its a miracle they actually start, because they are pretty poorly machined.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 12-02-2020, 03:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 752
Posted By Zulfiqar
that corolla in the background has an 80% chance...

that corolla in the background has an 80% chance it has a diesel engine too.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-20-2020, 01:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,001
Posted By Zulfiqar
Why deal with such when you can buy these...

Why deal with such when you can buy these bearings at places like NAPA, You can look at the item before handing your money to them.

I would be a bit wary of ebay bearings anyway. I recently...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-17-2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 961
Posted By Zulfiqar
Whenever you are using an ezout or a tap, using a...

Whenever you are using an ezout or a tap, using a larger tool is never an option. Bad times will follow

Its also a great idea to start the engine and get it upto normal temperature so cylinder...
Forum: Tech Help 11-16-2020, 09:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 826
Posted By Zulfiqar
If you keep on top of brake fluid flush every...

If you keep on top of brake fluid flush every year or two, you will almost never have to change the hydraulic parts of the system.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 11-14-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 414
Posted By Zulfiqar
Good luck getting through that part..

Good luck getting through that part..
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 11-14-2020, 03:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 414
Posted By Zulfiqar
Which part of zimbabwe borders south africa? ...

Which part of zimbabwe borders south africa?

Btw
Used to live in botswana, ZA neighbor
Forum: Tech Help 11-13-2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 621
Posted By Zulfiqar
Very true a blocked radiator and condenser...

Very true

a blocked radiator and condenser can cause the fan clutch to never work. The fan clutch needs to be recieving very hot air right from the front of it - meaning if some channels are...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 11-12-2020, 11:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,336
Posted By Zulfiqar
Mine too It was as if the white house became...

Mine too

It was as if the white house became comedy central HQ.
Forum: Tech Help 11-12-2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 621
Posted By Zulfiqar
The twin fan setup on the W124 condenser sucks...

The twin fan setup on the W124 condenser sucks about 24 amps.

Are you installing a PWM type setup with a probe in the radiator fins? Like a SPAL fan?
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