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Forum: Mercedes Cars For Sale 08-31-2003, 11:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,359
Posted By steverodie
The car is sold.

The car is sold.
Forum: Mercedes Cars For Sale 08-27-2003, 11:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,359
Posted By steverodie
The car is white with blue MBTex interior. It is...

The car is white with blue MBTex interior. It is in near perfect condition. The drivers side seat has a small begining of a tear. The carpet is also in very good condition.
Forum: Mercedes Cars For Sale 08-23-2003, 11:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,359
Posted By steverodie
A few corrections on the ad. The car has 231k...

A few corrections on the ad. The car has 231k and I reduced the price to $2500. I have a few pictures, if anyone wants to see the car.
Forum: Mercedes Cars For Sale 07-13-2003, 12:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,359
Posted By steverodie
1985 300TD For Sale

I have a white 300TD for sale. It has 239K on the clock. The a/c hasd been converted to the R-134a last year and works great. It has a dent on the right rear fender. The interior is in excellent...
Forum: Tech Help 01-03-2003, 03:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 598
Posted By steverodie
Where is the fuel shut off valve located?

I have a 1985 300TD. I'm going to replace the fuel shut-off valve, but I have one small problem. Where is it located in my car?
Forum: Tech Help 12-23-2002, 02:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 818
Posted By steverodie
I checked all the lines near the oil filter when...

I checked all the lines near the oil filter when I changes my oil the other day. None of them loose. I don't have a vac. gauge to determine if there is a leak or not. It sounds like it's the fuel...
Forum: Tech Help 12-23-2002, 02:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 426
Posted By steverodie
Fuel shut off valve

I have a 1985 300TD. I was wondering if you can repair the fuel shut off valve in any way. I saw that they were under twenty bucks, but I also saw on Fast-Lane that there was a "Fuel shut off...
Forum: Tech Help 12-20-2002, 10:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 818
Posted By steverodie
My car is a 1985 300 TD. I'm going to check all...

My car is a 1985 300 TD. I'm going to check all the vav. lines near the oil filter to see if any are loose or cracked.
Forum: Tech Help 12-20-2002, 12:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 818
Posted By steverodie
The brakes work well. I seem to be only having a...

The brakes work well. I seem to be only having a problem with the shuting off of the engine. I looked in a Hayne's manual and it also said that it could be a fault in the fuel shut off. Where is...
Forum: Tech Help 12-19-2002, 07:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 818
Posted By steverodie
Engine doesn't stop when you turn the ignition off

Last night I turned the ignition off, but the engine kept running. I hit the emergency stop engine lever in the engine compartment to killt the engine. This problem happened once before on a...
Forum: Tech Help 11-05-2002, 12:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 608
Posted By steverodie
Climate control blows cold air

My automatic climate control seems to have a mind of it's own. Sometimes it blows hot for awhile then it turs cool. I have the temperature dial all the way toward the hot position, the push-button...
Forum: Tech Help 11-05-2002, 10:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 931
Posted By steverodie
I found out what was causing the problem. I...

I found out what was causing the problem. I guess the accelerator's cover had sliped off and slid behind the peedal causing it to act extremely funny. I pulled it out and now it drives great. I...
Forum: Tech Help 10-22-2002, 01:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 931
Posted By steverodie
rough shifting transmission?

I've had my 85 300td wagon for over a year now. A freind of mine just aquired a 86 300sdl. His car is far more powerful than mine. I realilize that his is a six cylinder and mine a five, but that...
Forum: Tech Help 10-02-2002, 11:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,354
Posted By steverodie
I guess my rear self leveling suspension does...

I guess my rear self leveling suspension does operate correctly. The passenger-side mirror is electronically operated, but the drivers-side is manual. My car also has the split rear folding seat. ...
Forum: Tech Help 10-02-2002, 04:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,354
Posted By steverodie
My car does have the self-leveling suspension. ...

My car does have the self-leveling suspension. I'm not quite sure it works though. I guess my car has the MB Tex. Whatever it is, it sure is nice. The condition of the upholtery is outstanding...
Forum: Tech Help 10-01-2002, 10:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,354
Posted By steverodie
Features on a 300td wagon

I have a 1985 300TD wagon. I wanted to know what some of the features on the wagon were. I don't know what the difference between the leather option and the Mercedes Tex. How can you tell the...
Forum: Tech Help 09-27-2002, 04:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 539
Posted By steverodie
Engine power

I have a 1985 300 TD wagon with 226k on the engine. I understand that diesel cars don't have great acceleration, etc., but I don't think my car is running as well as it should. I do know I have...
Forum: Tech Help 08-06-2002, 10:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,011
Posted By steverodie
I finnaly found what was wrong with the...

I finnaly found what was wrong with the compressor. It had a hairline fracture on the suction side. I took it back and got a new one. The new compressor fit perfectly and has no leaks. The a/c...
Forum: Tech Help 07-16-2002, 06:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 613
Posted By steverodie
retro fit kit for a/c compressor

I replaced my a/c compressor in my 85 300 TD. I purchased a new R-4 compressor and rec. dry. The instructions for the retrofit kit on the new compressor were inadequate. It showed every...
Forum: Tech Help 07-16-2002, 03:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,011
Posted By steverodie
It is a R-4 compressor. The old compressor had...

It is a R-4 compressor. The old compressor had regular o-rings. The new one has the sandwich seals. The hose manifold has the stepped ports. The discharge side had a pilot tube coming out of it...
Forum: Tech Help 07-16-2002, 10:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,011
Posted By steverodie
I spent the better part of a day replacing the...

I spent the better part of a day replacing the compressor and the rec. dryer. I had a mechanic convert the system over to the R-134a. It worked great! I never had the R-12 in this car, so I can't...
Forum: Tech Help 06-27-2002, 10:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,011
Posted By steverodie
Mike, You say that you had a faulty low...

Mike,

You say that you had a faulty low pressure switch. How did you determine that it was faulty. Can I take a multimeter and determine if they are bad? When I took my car down to get checked...
Forum: Tech Help 06-25-2002, 12:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,011
Posted By steverodie
This seems to be a very HOT topic this time of...

This seems to be a very HOT topic this time of year. I read a few threads and they say that the conversion of R-12 to the R-134a is a bad idea. I took my car down to a shop and they told me my...
Forum: Tech Help 06-23-2002, 06:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,011
Posted By steverodie
The blower motor does cut out quite often. I...

The blower motor does cut out quite often. I have the the under dash removed so I can tap it to get it going. You say the brushes can be replaced. If so where can get my hands on some.
Forum: Tech Help 06-23-2002, 10:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,011
Posted By steverodie
air conditioner

I have a few problems with the climate control on my 85300TD. I hope with a few sugestions I can repair them myself. The first problems is the air compressor. Is it easy for a total idiot to...
Forum: Tech Help 02-01-2002, 09:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 757
Posted By steverodie
Cruise Control cuts out

I have a 1985 TDT and my cruise control cuts out. If I hold the CC switch it will hold at the desired speed, but as soon as I let go, the CC stops working. I haven't had time to look at the...
Forum: Tech Help 01-20-2002, 01:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 703
Posted By steverodie
Thanks be459 for that information you gave. I...

Thanks be459 for that information you gave. I fixed all my problems with a new (used) glow plug relay for $75. My car runs great again.
Forum: Tech Help 01-20-2002, 01:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 789
Posted By steverodie
Fixed all my problems with a new (used) glow plug...

Fixed all my problems with a new (used) glow plug relay for $75. My car runs great again!
Forum: Tech Help 01-09-2002, 03:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 703
Posted By steverodie
Ken I checked the voltage at the 80-amp...

Ken

I checked the voltage at the 80-amp fuse, and it was 12V (on both sides). I took the plug apart where the glow plugs come into the relay box and tested at the metal pins for voltage (when...
Forum: Tech Help 01-08-2002, 07:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 703
Posted By steverodie
85 300tdt not starting

I have a 1985 300TDT. It was running just fine until a few weeks ago when the pre glow light didn't come on. It started a few times, then went dead. I replaced the battery and it started a few...
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