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Forum: Tech Help 07-09-2011, 05:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,426
Posted By Jackd
This part is behind the inner plastic fender on...

This part is behind the inner plastic fender on the rear left side of the car and is connected to a kind of black plastic tank.
I don't really know if your problem could be related you are refering...
Forum: Tech Help 07-09-2011, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,426
Posted By Jackd
Thanks MB Doc: Problem solved. The dealer ran...

Thanks MB Doc:
Problem solved.
The dealer ran another smoke test and could not come up with a definitive diagnostic. Maybe this, maybe that, we'll see
Next step he said was to replace most opf the...
Forum: Tech Help 06-25-2011, 11:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,426
Posted By Jackd
Check Engine Light

The car:
2000, W202, (C280) with 142,000km (88,000mi)
Check engine light is on, code: P0455.
dealer's diagnostic: Faulty gas cap..... replaced.
2 days later, the same check engine light is on,...
Forum: Tech Help 06-12-2008, 09:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 660
Posted By Jackd
I would bet the OVP is blown,

I would bet the OVP is blown,
Forum: Tech Help 06-02-2008, 07:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 723
Posted By Jackd
I assume the car has a 103 engine. * Head...

I assume the car has a 103 engine.
* Head gasket at the right/back of the engine.
* Valve seals/valve guides if the engine likes to drink oil
* A/C: A leaky evaporator is a major major major job...
Forum: Tech Help 06-01-2008, 10:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 532
Posted By Jackd
Just type in your VIN . It will give you the...

Just type in your VIN .
It will give you the full pedigree

http://old.mbclub.ru/mb/vin/?lng=eng
Forum: Tech Help 05-29-2008, 09:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 855
Posted By Jackd
Another (remote) possibility. What if the cold...

Another (remote) possibility.
What if the cold start injector was running full bore full time?....just a thought
Forum: Tech Help 05-29-2008, 07:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 855
Posted By Jackd
Have you looked at your air intake system?????

Have you looked at your air intake system?????
Forum: Tech Help 05-15-2008, 09:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 973
Posted By Jackd
I've asked myself the very same question about a...

I've asked myself the very same question about a year and a half ago.
My 260E has not some 400,000k on the clock......
I decided to put about $4,000. worth of fixes on it and dropped the idea of...
Forum: Tech Help 04-30-2008, 09:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 935
Posted By Jackd
Looks like a dead voltage regulator to me. ...

Looks like a dead voltage regulator to me.
Could also be a faulty ignition switch (doubtful) or a broken wire to the starter
Good luck
Forum: Tech Help 04-14-2008, 09:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,808
Posted By Jackd
Thumbs down Best of luck with your ricer.. And please,...

Best of luck with your ricer..

And please, don't ask me for even trade for my 19 years old Benz with well over 400K on the clock

http://img420.imageshack.us/img420/5290/47ri.jpg
Forum: Tech Help 04-02-2008, 09:21 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,202
Posted By Jackd
Not on a W140, but when six nines turn unto 6...

Not on a W140, but when six nines turn unto 6 zeros..................

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x4rtsv_mercedes-240d-1000000km_auto
Forum: Tech Help 03-23-2008, 04:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,638
Posted By Jackd
I GOT IT.! There are no screws anywhere. ...

I GOT IT.!

There are no screws anywhere.
The screws at the bottom of the bracket only hold the bracket to the car, but does not free up the OVP.

Here's the trick.

Lift only the rear portion...
Forum: Tech Help 03-23-2008, 10:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,638
Posted By Jackd
Soory for not havin given too much detail. The...

Soory for not havin given too much detail.
The car is a 1989 260E

No, there is no screw.
The OVP seems to be the original, (One 10amp fuse on top)

Thanks
Forum: Tech Help 03-22-2008, 07:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,638
Posted By Jackd
Removing OVP on a W124

I've been chasing a hard cold start problem for a few weeks.
So far, no solution in sight.
I've read that the OVP relay could be the culprit.
I just can't remove the d***n thing.
No amount of...
Forum: Tech Help 02-26-2008, 08:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 773
Posted By Jackd
I know what you mean::P

I know what you mean::P
Forum: Tech Help 02-25-2008, 07:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 773
Posted By Jackd
Unless you really really really need the 4matic,...

Unless you really really really need the 4matic, I'd suggest you stay away from it.
It is not particularly troublesome, but if and when it breaks down, your wallet will be very sorry.
For an...
Forum: Tech Help 02-23-2008, 01:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,021
Posted By Jackd
I have a '89 260E with well over 400K on the...

I have a '89 260E with well over 400K on the clock.
I bought it back in 1991 (17 years ago)
A/C evaporator: Still with the original in place.
Transmission: Still with the original in place. Never...
Forum: Tech Help 02-04-2008, 09:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 932
Posted By Jackd
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Tech Help 02-02-2008, 05:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 932
Posted By Jackd
I mean the grey/black moulding running on the top...

I mean the grey/black moulding running on the top of the car.
Thanks.
Forum: Tech Help 02-02-2008, 10:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 932
Posted By Jackd
W124 top moulding removal/re-install.

Anybody know how to R & R the top moulding on a W124?
That's the moulding that runs from the bottom of the windshild to the rear of the top.
Thanks.
Forum: Tech Help 01-21-2008, 08:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,358
Posted By Jackd
Peter's write-up is spot on. In my 17 year of...

Peter's write-up is spot on.
In my 17 year of ownership (1989, 260E) I had this job done maybe 7 or 8 times, by the dealer and by independent mechanics.
Every time, it lasted anywhere from 6 months...
Forum: Tech Help 01-18-2008, 08:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,465
Posted By Jackd
Seat color:, Yeap, some fading. (MB-Tex.) The...

Seat color:, Yeap, some fading. (MB-Tex.)
The head has never been taken off. The valve seals were done 3-4 years ago as oil consumption became a problem.....now fixed.
Transmission: Totally...
Forum: Tech Help 01-18-2008, 04:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,465
Posted By Jackd
Thanks Kpb. The car is holding fine it's a...

Thanks Kpb.
The car is holding fine
it's a 1989, 260E with over 400K on the clock.

http://img390.imageshack.us/img390/6243/25zt3.jpg

http://img388.imageshack.us/img388/1337/56mr.jpg
...
Forum: Tech Help 01-17-2008, 09:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,465
Posted By Jackd
I've replaced mine about 7 or 8 years ago and...

I've replaced mine about 7 or 8 years ago and they still shine and perform like on day 1.
They are Bosch.
http://img420.imageshack.us/img420/5290/47ri.jpg

I know someone who replaced his DEPO...
Forum: Tech Help 11-19-2007, 08:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 871
Posted By Jackd
The OVP runs almost every electrical circuits on...

The OVP runs almost every electrical circuits on your car.
OVP= Over voltage protector.
It is located behind a black pastic cover, behind the battery.
It has 1 or 2 fuses on top.
good luck
Forum: Tech Help 09-30-2007, 06:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 511
Posted By Jackd
Very hard to start

1989 Benz 260E (103 engine).
Very hard to start when stopped for 3 or 4 hours. Not weather related, hot or cold, no difference. It takes a good 10 seconds of constant starter operation before the...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Wheels & Tires 07-28-2007, 09:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,983
Posted By Jackd
A 205-60-15 will have an overall diameter very...

A 205-60-15 will have an overall diameter very close to the original 195-65-15, thus avoiding the clearance and the "wrong speedometer" problems.
I have switched to 205-60 when I replaced the...
Forum: Tech Help 06-13-2007, 09:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 503
Posted By Jackd
Replace water pump procedure attached. You can...

Replace water pump procedure attached.
You can count on several frustrating moments, bruised knuckles and a bad back if you have never done it before.
Good luck
...
Forum: Tech Help 06-01-2007, 06:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 671
Posted By Jackd
Did that job last week-end along with the Water...

Did that job last week-end along with the Water pump, belt tensioner, belt shock absorber and seal front engine cover.

The pulleys are attached by 3 X 13mm bolts. The easiest way is to loosen the...
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