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Forum: Tech Help 04-13-2005, 10:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 941
Posted By Tigger55b
Amazingly complex job! I ain't gonna do it. When...

Amazingly complex job! I ain't gonna do it. When it starts to squeek again it is off to the shop. I have a guy here in San Antonio who does MBs' and he is very reasonable. I get enough busted...
Forum: Tech Help 04-12-2005, 10:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 941
Posted By Tigger55b
Squeeky Front End (124 Chassis)

I read a thread here about a Squeek when steering or when the chassis moved up and down. I had tried to locate it but could not. The suggestion was to drill a small hole in the lower ball joint seal...
Forum: Tech Help 03-31-2005, 02:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,098
Posted By Tigger55b
Angry I bought one of those KAE OVP's and it lasted...

I bought one of those KAE OVP's and it lasted less about a month. It filled with water and corroded terribly. Luckily I had saved the original as I was not sure if it was my original problem. I put...
Forum: Tech Help 03-17-2005, 07:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,018
Posted By Tigger55b
I found the problem. When I was checking the...

I found the problem. When I was checking the engine compartment for a short, I touched the OVP and felt that it was too warm, hot even. Even though I had replaced the OVP a while back when I was...
Forum: Tech Help 03-16-2005, 02:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,018
Posted By Tigger55b
Check Engine light, 300E 1990

The last couple of days My check engine light has been comming on after I remove the key from the ignition. Last night it was on all night and ran the battery down. After I start the car it goes out....
Forum: Tech Help 03-14-2005, 07:18 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,647
Posted By Tigger55b
OK!,, I finnaly broke down and decide to invest...

OK!,, I finnaly broke down and decide to invest in the fuel pumps. Walla!! all fixed! Everything is fine now. Who woulda thunkit? Afer all the guessing and tinkering it came down to the obvious....
Forum: Tech Help 02-16-2005, 02:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 837
Posted By Tigger55b
Or, you can go on E-BAy and look for a complete...

Or, you can go on E-BAy and look for a complete Instrument panel for a lot less. You can then either use it as is (if you dont mind the mileage difference) or you can reset the mileage (tricky, but...
Forum: Tech Help 02-15-2005, 10:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 570
Posted By Tigger55b
Looking at a 2002 E430W

Anybody have any major issues or complaints with this model? I really would like to get it for the wife. It has 36000 miles and looks really nice. Still has factory warrenty. What should I look for? ...
Forum: Tech Help 01-25-2005, 10:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 769
Posted By Tigger55b
I just looked at the unit on E-Bay. If you can...

I just looked at the unit on E-Bay. If you can get it for less than $20.00 go for it. It probably has good mechanical parts. Although, It is also in Celcius. The graduations are on a tape that you...
Forum: Tech Help 01-25-2005, 10:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 769
Posted By Tigger55b
I bought the unit I have as a package of two...

I bought the unit I have as a package of two units. Reason was I was missing some buttons and that was the only way I found to get any. I paid $40.00 for the two units and neither has good...
Forum: Tech Help 01-25-2005, 07:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 769
Posted By Tigger55b
I dont know if they can be bought seperatly....

I dont know if they can be bought seperatly. However, I do have a "dead" unit that has all the parts. Only thing is the wheel is graduated in celcius rather than farenhiet. What is wrong with yours?
Forum: Tech Help 01-10-2005, 08:01 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,647
Posted By Tigger55b
Taking a break!

I have not found the problem/problems yet. I am now driving my trusty little 94 Toyota Tercel (It never stops). Its not as luxurious as the 300E, But its gets me where I want to go. I will psot when...
Forum: Tech Help 01-04-2005, 07:00 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,647
Posted By Tigger55b
It will be noisy, but it will not hurt anything.

It will be noisy, but it will not hurt anything.
Forum: Tech Help 01-03-2005, 01:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,647
Posted By Tigger55b
Man,, I have read all this stuff and some of what...

Man,, I have read all this stuff and some of what the Mechanic told you does not make sense. If you changed the plugs and they looked ok, how the heck did they get oil soaked. I have by-passed my...
Forum: Tech Help 12-16-2004, 08:04 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,647
Posted By Tigger55b
Mine went bad Monday. I started it and it ran...

Mine went bad Monday. I started it and it ran fine. I went to Home Depot and picked up a few things and when I came out it would not start. Just cranked and cranked. I was just ready to call a tow...
Forum: Tech Help 12-16-2004, 07:24 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,647
Posted By Tigger55b
Same-o Same-o!

Darn, My 90 300E started this same identical crap Monday. Same symptoms exactley! I changed the plugs. Plug wires are almost new. Checked and cleaned the Dist cap and rotor (they are only one month...
Forum: Tech Help 12-13-2004, 11:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,023
Posted By Tigger55b
Removing Harmonic balancer

Well, This is what I do. Use a breaker bar long enough to reach the frame member and turn crank until bar is lodged against the frame. Then crank the starter. Works every time! :D
Forum: Tech Help 10-29-2004, 09:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 947
Posted By Tigger55b
OkeyDokey, Put the pump on last night. I gotta...

OkeyDokey, Put the pump on last night. I gotta tell ya, I've done tougher water pumps, but I really don't remember when. That was a BEAR! The upper right hand bolt position was designed by a sadist!...
Forum: Tech Help 10-26-2004, 01:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 947
Posted By Tigger55b
Thanks, Then I'm betting that the pump is gone....

Thanks, Then I'm betting that the pump is gone. Nothing else is leaking in that area so its got to be the pump leaking. My parts guy wants $135.00 for the pump. But I will check FastLane first.
Forum: Tech Help 10-26-2004, 09:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 871
Posted By Tigger55b
Yours is a common color. I would try the Salvage...

Yours is a common color. I would try the Salvage yards for replacement doors. It would be cheaper in the long run.
Forum: Tech Help 10-26-2004, 07:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 947
Posted By Tigger55b
Angry 124 Water Pump?

Well,, Fritz (1990 300E) got a bit hot yesterday. Was on way home from work and temp shot to max. Luckily there was a self car wash near. I pulled in and hosed the radiator down and checked the...
Forum: Tech Help 09-01-2004, 07:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,176
Posted By Tigger55b
Yureeka!!! all is well. The above pattern is...

Yureeka!!! all is well. The above pattern is indeed correct. I had mirrored the pattern. My thanks to Arthur Dalton for his help here in the forum as well as E-mail adivice. Worked like a brand new...
Forum: Tech Help 08-30-2004, 12:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,176
Posted By Tigger55b
Thank you Sir. You are a scholer and a gentleman....

Thank you Sir. You are a scholer and a gentleman. :)
Forum: Tech Help 08-30-2004, 07:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,176
Posted By Tigger55b
1990 300E Ignition switch wiring diagram (HELP)

To make a long story short, in the process of removing the lock cylinder assembly fronm the steering colum (Key would not turn to position two), all the wires pulled free from the connector. I now...
Forum: Tech Help 08-26-2004, 11:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,334
Posted By Tigger55b
Most definitely replace the sending unit. You...

Most definitely replace the sending unit. You will have to take the filter off and you will make a mess doing that if you dont put a drip pan under it. You will only lose the oil in the filter. The...
Forum: Tech Help 08-25-2004, 10:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,402
Posted By Tigger55b
Start and Idle/Vibration problem. 300E (124)

I am amazed at what I learn here. I have had a problem for quite a while with hard start, rough idle, and vibrations at low RPM. I have even rigged a bypass on my cold start valve to assist cold...
Forum: Tech Help 08-24-2004, 02:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 715
Posted By Tigger55b
On my 300E (124), I had the same problem. It was...

On my 300E (124), I had the same problem. It was the outer CV joint on the axcel. When replaced, the noise went away
Forum: Tech Help 08-17-2004, 02:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,375
Posted By Tigger55b
Wink I had the same problem with a Alpha Romeo Spyder....

I had the same problem with a Alpha Romeo Spyder. I fact the girl I got it from, had been told that the engine was shot and would require replacement. So I got the car VERY cheap. It turned out that...
Forum: Tech Help 07-26-2004, 12:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,021
Posted By Tigger55b
Check for a worn "FlexDisk".

Check for a worn "FlexDisk".
Forum: Car Audio and Multimedia 06-14-2004, 03:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 841
Posted By Tigger55b
Antenna

My 300e (1991) came with a aftermarket CD player radio. The Antenna was broken so I got hold of a good used one. However upon installation it does not work at all. Does not seem to be getting any...
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