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Forum: Tech Help 12-19-2008, 07:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,680
Posted By Rocket
Outside temp sensor.

There is a repair part available to fix the outside temp sensors that use the separate temp guage, mostly 80s and 90s. It comes with a long lead, maybe ten feet in length, and can be spliced into the...
Forum: Tech Help 12-16-2008, 09:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,609
Posted By Rocket
Modulator failure

As previously noted, there definately is a modulator on this tranmission. Its a colored plastic vacuum cell about the size of a silver dollar, The vacuum line goes directly to the intake manifold. If...
Forum: Tech Help 12-16-2008, 09:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,433
Posted By Rocket
MB diagnosis

I think you are correct in your statement about taking your vehicle to an MB specialist. Compared to todays vehicles the diagnostics are primative. There are a limited number of faults that will...
Forum: Tech Help 12-16-2008, 01:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,960
Posted By Rocket
W124 ACC blower regulator repair

I'm wondering if anyone out there has ever been successful in replacing the transistor in the W124 climate control blower regulator. It is a similar part on many of the late 80's and most 90's...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 12-16-2008, 12:30 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 9,914
Posted By Rocket
Mystery Tail lamp

This looks like an Edsel Tail light
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 06-28-2008, 12:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 244
Posted By Rocket
E 85

I am looking for any information on an E 85 conversion for my 2000 ML 320. There are systems out there that convert the injector impulse to a longer time by using the factory electronics and still...
Forum: General Information 11-03-2004, 11:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,387
Posted By Rocket
Technician Pay

E300D, I remember talking to a Canadian student in Chicago at Bosch technical school a few years ago and an interesting part of their pay system was that they can only charge a flat hourly rate. This...
Forum: Tech Help 01-29-2003, 04:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 593
Posted By Rocket
Your problem sounds like an electrical failure....

Your problem sounds like an electrical failure. Check the obvious first, like loose or dirty battery terminal connections. Then I would check ground connections from the body to the trans. mounting...
Forum: Tech Help 01-29-2003, 08:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 857
Posted By Rocket
The vibration sounds like its happening at speed...

The vibration sounds like its happening at speed and could include any recipriating mass. The brake rotors are a definate possibility. In the good old days we used to concern ourselves with out of...
Forum: Tech Help 01-29-2003, 12:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 857
Posted By Rocket
Road force balancing is the ideal way to...

Road force balancing is the ideal way to eliminate the tires as a possibility. Out of balance brake rotors can be a cause, I've chased one on my own 380 SEC. Make sure that you have your steering box...
Forum: Tech Help 01-29-2003, 12:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 769
Posted By Rocket
The tool that your talking about is a little on...

The tool that your talking about is a little on the expensive for a home repair. Your really only need a couple of pairs of med. size needle nose vise-grips toget the job done. Remove the plugs...
Forum: Tech Help 01-29-2003, 12:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,469
Posted By Rocket
The axxis deluxe has been a good choice for me....

The axxis deluxe has been a good choice for me. They do have a slightly higher pedal effort that I don't notice. As far as fade, that's not a problem with higher metallic content, actually thats when...
Forum: Tech Help 01-29-2003, 12:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,303
Posted By Rocket
The only V-8s that originally had dual exhaust...

The only V-8s that originally had dual exhaust were pre 86 models from outside the US. Those grey market cars had cast-iron manifolds that exited on either side of the trans. and there was plenty of...
Forum: Tech Help 01-28-2003, 11:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,516
Posted By Rocket
The late 126 cars were really the best. It seems...

The late 126 cars were really the best. It seems that Mercedes always makes the best cars right when they change models. The 126s can be expensive to maintain if you don't watch who's doing the work,...
Forum: ML, GL, G-Wagen, R-Class, Unimog, Sprinter 01-28-2003, 11:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,726
Posted By Rocket
Fuel filter update

Gilly, thanks for the detailed information on the update, I'm sure that I'll see many of these updates needing to be done in the near future. Its great to have such a tool as this web-site available...
Forum: ML, GL, G-Wagen, R-Class, Unimog, Sprinter 01-24-2003, 05:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,726
Posted By Rocket
ML320 fuel filter update

The dealer locally has provided me with the new " updated fuel filter/pressure regulator and three plastic lines but no instruction. Has anyone done this change-over before? It looks like you would...
Forum: Tech Help 06-21-2002, 12:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 969
Posted By Rocket
I think your leak has to be right at the intake...

I think your leak has to be right at the intake manifold. If I recall correctly the vacuum line runs over the top of the oil filter cap. If you lightly pull on the individual lines I'm guessing you...
Forum: Tech Help 06-20-2002, 01:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 707
Posted By Rocket
C280 A/C quits

I'm fighting a problem with the A/C on a 98 C280. After driving about a mile the compressor stops engaging. The belt is tight, the charge is right and the pressures are good. Turning the key off and...
Forum: Tech Help 06-20-2002, 12:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 969
Posted By Rocket
Yes you have a vacuum supply problem. Usually a...

Yes you have a vacuum supply problem. Usually a grey plastic line is connected to the intake manifold directly. The click you hear is the electrical switch that opens the vacuum supply to the...
Forum: Tech Help 04-24-2002, 12:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,471
Posted By Rocket
The fuel pump relay behind the battery is the one...

The fuel pump relay behind the battery is the one with the RPM number on it. You'll probably have to remove the Klima Relay to get a grip on it. However, If you can hear the pump run on its timed...
Forum: Tech Help 04-24-2002, 12:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,332
Posted By Rocket
It does sound like one or both of your shift...

It does sound like one or both of your shift linkage bushings has failed. They simply disintegrate, a very common problem. Unfortunately they didn't leave a lot of room to access the lever on the...
Forum: Tech Help 04-23-2002, 11:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,534
Posted By Rocket
Actually these codes are for earlier models with...

Actually these codes are for earlier models with CIS-e fuel injection. As of model year 1992 all MBs became EFI motronic systems with integrated ignition systems
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Wheels & Tires 08-06-2001, 10:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,115
Posted By Rocket
Rob, as I was telling Brian in an earlier post, I...

Rob, as I was telling Brian in an earlier post, I replaced the O.E. wheels on our 91-300e with a set of 16 inch Mille Miglia Bello wheels with 205-55 16 Continentals. They came as a package from the...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Wheels & Tires 08-06-2001, 10:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,148
Posted By Rocket
Brian, before you decide on new tires for your...

Brian, before you decide on new tires for your O.E. 15s, take a look at the 16 inchers on the Tirerack web site. Thoose O.E. wheels are a real pain to keep clean and I,ve had them on a 190E as well...
Forum: Tech Help 07-25-2001, 12:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 639
Posted By Rocket
I've been working on a 1997 E 420 that has...

I've been working on a 1997 E 420 that has different temperatures from the left and right vents. The outside temp. gauge reads properly and the duo-valve,refrigerent charge and vaccum systems all...
Forum: Tech Help 07-10-2001, 12:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 879
Posted By Rocket
Try disconnecting the coolant overheat switch...

Try disconnecting the coolant overheat switch mounted on the side of your water pump. This switch sends a ground signal to the A/C clutch relay which will shut down the system until the key is...
Forum: Tech Help 07-10-2001, 12:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 877
Posted By Rocket
I'm hoping some of you southern techs have some...

I'm hoping some of you southern techs have some advice that can help me. I've been working on a 1986 300E that is having trouble with the charging system staying up with the heavy load brought on by...
Forum: Tech Help 07-09-2001, 12:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,145
Posted By Rocket
I'll have to agree with you. If the clutch pack...

I'll have to agree with you. If the clutch pack was worn out then the problem wouldn't correct itself. What you need to do is drop the pan and inspect it for debris. Usually this is a layer of dark...
Forum: Tech Help 06-28-2001, 11:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,086
Posted By Rocket
Check each line after the control solenoid. Any...

Check each line after the control solenoid. Any leak more than just slight will cause your actuators to remain closed. The systems are designed to default to defrost in the event of a system failure....
Forum: Tech Help 06-28-2001, 11:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,145
Posted By Rocket
It sounds to me like your transmission has worn...

It sounds to me like your transmission has worn out the B3 clutch pack. I've seen this several times and it only causes the loss of reverse. To get to the clutch pack you'll have to remove the trans....
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