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Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-25-2012, 05:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,488
Posted By drgreenthumb
Got the car running last night and notice a lot...

Got the car running last night and notice a lot of exhaust gas coming through the egr valve.......and none out of the tail pipe. When I push the egr valve closed with a screw driver the engine...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-22-2012, 11:53 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,628
Posted By drgreenthumb
Personally I would have it at TDC.

Personally I would have it at TDC.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-22-2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,488
Posted By drgreenthumb
Ok - got it. Some of the threads are jacked so...

Ok - got it. Some of the threads are jacked so it will be replaced. I did find about 1/4" of black slime.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-22-2012, 09:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,488
Posted By drgreenthumb
I have the fuel line going into the tank...

I have the fuel line going into the tank loosened. The line did not loosen where I can see it. Something came loose on the other side of a rubber piece. Does the fuel line/screen assembly just...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-20-2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 652
Posted By drgreenthumb
Wiring diagram for resonance valve control on 95 E300D

I had the intake apart a few weeks back and want to make sure I have the connectors on propery. I am looking for wire colors going to the electricl switches that control resonance flaps in the...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 04-20-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 770
Posted By drgreenthumb
It's not a pirate operation in states where it...

It's not a pirate operation in states where it has been legalized for medical use.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-19-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,733
Posted By drgreenthumb
Are you getting this from a dealer or individual?...

Are you getting this from a dealer or individual? I bought my car from a dealer in the Raleigh area. Flew down from Michigan to look at the car. The mistake I made was not buying a round trip...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-18-2012, 11:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,488
Posted By drgreenthumb
Currently no fuel in the car. The fuel that was...

Currently no fuel in the car. The fuel that was removed was very murky looking. It did get a lot of air in it from the syphon pump so it should settle a bit by tomorrow. It looked like it had a...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-18-2012, 08:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,488
Posted By drgreenthumb
Ok....no rats nest in the air filter housing and...

Ok....no rats nest in the air filter housing and nothing blocking the intake. The egr was stuck open. It was cleaned and replaced. What would cause it to open a lot on start up?

When I put the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-15-2012, 08:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,488
Posted By drgreenthumb
Last week when I put on the shut off solenoid, I...

Last week when I put on the shut off solenoid, I started the car up with only the intake piece that bolts to the head to check if things were working right before putting everything back. The...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-14-2012, 11:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,488
Posted By drgreenthumb
If it is, it is not noticeable. It was loosing...

If it is, it is not noticeable. It was loosing coolant last season but this was fixed by replacing the radiator cap. How much coolant lose would you expect with a blown head gasket? An oil...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-14-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,488
Posted By drgreenthumb
Grey-white smoke, no power, no go

So my MB left me on the side of the road today and was towed back home. After running for about 10 minutes this morning I began to lose power. Looked in the mirror and noticed very long trail of...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-11-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 538
Posted By drgreenthumb
No stop/no start/vacuum pump question

I parked the car last year with a no stop/no start problem. With key turned off the engine would not shut down. After it finally stopped it would not start again for 24 hours. I hooked a might vac...
Forum: Tech Help 07-27-2011, 04:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,608
Posted By drgreenthumb
Any special precautions when handling the airbag?...

Any special precautions when handling the airbag? Disconnect battery and ground myself before handling air bag. Anything else?
Forum: Tech Help 07-27-2011, 02:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,608
Posted By drgreenthumb
What size bolts holds the steering wheel on a W124?

I am going to the pick n pull and am looking for a new wheel. What size socket/wrench will I need to pull the steering wheel. Thank you!
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-27-2011, 12:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,422
Posted By drgreenthumb
What was the reason for the failures? I have...

What was the reason for the failures? I have never had a auto VW until now. I have put over 200K miles on the standard transmissions several times.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-27-2011, 12:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,422
Posted By drgreenthumb
I have a 05 Passat that was a one owner, dealer...

I have a 05 Passat that was a one owner, dealer maintained vehicle. It had 71K on the clock when I bought it and now has 82K. I have had to do some maintenance but nothing major.

The auto trans...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-06-2010, 01:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 516
Posted By drgreenthumb
Thermostat question

I replaced the thermostat on my OM606.1 about 10K mile ago. Lately it has not been opening until about 90-95C. I confirmed this with a thermocouple thermometer while heating the thermostat in...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-06-2010, 01:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,177
Posted By drgreenthumb
Thanks for all the replies! The Passat will be...

Thanks for all the replies! The Passat will be shipped and not towed. The VW is not that special but I will be better to sell it in Denver than where I am at now. Even after the expense of...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-04-2010, 06:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,177
Posted By drgreenthumb
Towing a VW Passat with a 95 E300D, good idea or bad?

I need to get a car from MI to CO and am considering towing it with Merc. It would be done with a dolly, not a trailer. I have never towed anything with a car so am not sure if this would be a good...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-03-2010, 06:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 779
Posted By drgreenthumb
Thank you for the info! Is any one of the lots...

Thank you for the info! Is any one of the lots better than another?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-03-2010, 04:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 779
Posted By drgreenthumb
Looking for a good pick and pull in South-Central Michigan

I am looking for parts for 2 cars - the 95 E300D and a 98 VW Passat. Internet yellow page searches are worthless. I am willing to drive a bit so Detroit, Toledo, South Bend, and Grand Rapids are...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-29-2010, 12:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,450
Posted By drgreenthumb
The regulator is fine, it was the plastic clip...

The regulator is fine, it was the plastic clip that rides in the vertical guide rail that was busted. I was tired of hearing things rattle in my door when they are closed. I did find several posts...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-29-2010, 06:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,450
Posted By drgreenthumb
Window regulator and guide rail lube question

What do you guys use to lube the window regulator and guide rails? I have just replaced one of the guide clips and am ready to put the door panel back on. It looks like graphite was the original...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-21-2010, 08:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 590
Posted By drgreenthumb
Brake rotor run out on W124, 95 E300D

I am getting a pretty bad vibration under moderate to heavy braking. It doesn't seem to be in the front, though I can feel some vibration in the steering wheel. The front pads and rotors were...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 06-19-2010, 11:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,984
Posted By drgreenthumb
I didn't see this on the list....I am looking for...

I didn't see this on the list....I am looking for a driver side turn signal housing. Mine is a clear on a 95 E300D. Do you have one? Also looking for driver side headlight lens.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 03-06-2010, 08:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,536
Posted By drgreenthumb
Hi Jim, I am looking for front and rear bumber...

Hi Jim,
I am looking for front and rear bumber for my 95 E300D. Do you know if what you have available will work?
Thanks,
Marc.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-07-2009, 08:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,043
Posted By drgreenthumb
Sorry, I wasn't clear on this. It is synthetic,...

Sorry, I wasn't clear on this. It is synthetic, white mineral oil is one of the ingredients. I pulled out the can and it reads "Synthetic automotive hydraulic fluid." It is a blue can from...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-06-2009, 07:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,043
Posted By drgreenthumb
That's odd, the MB fluid I picked up was a green...

That's odd, the MB fluid I picked up was a green mineral oil (Pentosin 11S)
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-06-2009, 06:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,960
Posted By drgreenthumb
I am not sure I understand what you are asking. ...

I am not sure I understand what you are asking. What are trying to accomplish? The spring is held in the perch by a rubber spacer that could be holding the spring in place. On the W124 I had to...
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