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Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 08-16-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,558
Posted By Tudor
As far as I know MB didn't sell any wagons with...

As far as I know MB didn't sell any wagons with Diesel engines in North America. No idea why. But that's what I wanted, so I found a way to get mine. :)

A while ago I read some horror stories...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 08-15-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,558
Posted By Tudor
I had to contact a shipping company that gave me...

I had to contact a shipping company that gave me a lot of instructions on how to do the paperwork (which helped a lot). Basically I had someone drop off the car in a port, they shipped it to Halifax,...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 08-15-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,558
Posted By Tudor
Thumbs up 1998 E300D Turbodiesel for sale - Canada

Hello all,

This car is for sale now. WDB2102251A622084. Located near Toronto, Ontario. Asking CAD $7450. Our driveway is too small now that my stepdaughter is getting a new car, so I need...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-31-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 580
Posted By Tudor
Trying to post some pics of my pressure switch...

Trying to post some pics of my pressure switch and connector:

Connector:
http://i.imgur.com/V5MjDac.jpg

4 pins on connector:
http://i.imgur.com/0L4diMp.jpg

Pressure switch: shiny round...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-31-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 580
Posted By Tudor
Thanks for posting the diagram. That's different...

Thanks for posting the diagram. That's different from what I have, at least when it comes to the pressure switch. Mine is 4-wires for sure, while the one in your diagram is 3-pins. I looked at other...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-31-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 580
Posted By Tudor
Thanks! :) My fans are 100% functional; if I...

Thanks! :)

My fans are 100% functional; if I short-circuit two of the contacts on the pressure switch, the fans will start running.

The problem (I suspect) is that the pressure switch doesn't...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-31-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 580
Posted By Tudor
Question E300D AC Pressure Switch Mystery - Please Help

Hello all,

I went to a shop to have my AC diagnosed because it wasn't cooling well. They recharged it; it works better now, but it's still not great, especially in idle traffic.
I noticed my...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-20-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 424
Posted By Tudor
Thanks for sharing your pictures. I'm usually in...

Thanks for sharing your pictures. I'm usually in a rush when I work on my car, and I never think of taking any pictures.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-20-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 424
Posted By Tudor
Lightbulb Fixed: 115A Bosch Alternator Regulator

My alternator decided to stop charging the other day. The dreaded red warning message showed up intermittently for a few days, after which it became permanent.
I suspected the regulator, so I got...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-09-2013, 10:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,670
Posted By Tudor
THe sensor is located right behind the rear-view...

THe sensor is located right behind the rear-view mirror:
https://www.dropbox.com/s/boq28rp469ry56q/E300D_Rain_Sensor_Before_Removal.jpg
Turn the mirror toward the passenger side and pull out the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-09-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,670
Posted By Tudor
What do you mean by "doesn't work at all"? ...

What do you mean by "doesn't work at all"?

Mine had the following symptoms:

- with the sensor connected, the wipers would work continuously on position I, just like in position II.

- With...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-04-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 342
Posted By Tudor
'98 E300D Coolant Leak - Solved

A while ago I posted a thread about my '98 E300D losing coolant. An oil analysis revealed that some of it was getting mixed with the oil. Not good.

A pressure test revealed that the engine held...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-04-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,354
Posted By Tudor
Thanks! :) There's some useful info in...

Thanks! :)

There's some useful info in there. Hopefully a lot of the 124-specific information applies to 210 as well.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-23-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,354
Posted By Tudor
Thanks! For some reason that link takes me to an...

Thanks! For some reason that link takes me to an error message. I just wish I could set up an EPC account, but apparently they don't allow Canadian residents. :( Oh well. Thanks anyway!
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-23-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,354
Posted By Tudor
I hope it's ok to ask - is there a similar link...

I hope it's ok to ask - is there a similar link for W210?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-19-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 399
Posted By Tudor
Front Shock Absorbers - '98 E300D With Electronic Suspension Control

Hello everyone,

Turns out I need to replace my front shocks. Unfortunately, the old shocks have an electrical connector on the side, while the ones available in parts stores don't seem to have it....
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-19-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,064
Posted By Tudor
No. If that grounding was bad, your starter...

No. If that grounding was bad, your starter wouldn't crank.

There are several grounding spots within the engine compartment. If you follow any brown wire (I believe Mercedes uses that colour for...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-19-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,519
Posted By Tudor
Wouldn't that be nice; I live in Canada though,...

Wouldn't that be nice; I live in Canada though, so I need a fuel heater. I considered getting an electric one, but eventually decided to go with OEM. It should last a while. :)
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-19-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,064
Posted By Tudor
You might want to check your grounding...

You might want to check your grounding connection. Even if it looks ok, appearances may be deceiving; you can unscrew the nut, clean up the contacts and re-tighten.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-19-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,519
Posted By Tudor
Update: Aug 17 - Replaced fuel preheater (and...

Update:
Aug 17 - Replaced fuel preheater (and gasket), glow plugs and fuel filter.

I started with the glow plugs, following the DIY posted in the forum (thanks to the author BTW - he did a...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-08-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,519
Posted By Tudor
Possible Solution

I think you're right!

All this time I assumed the clear lines were coolant lines, but I was wrong. They glow in the dark like there's no tomorrow (after I put a UV dye in the coolant), so I think...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-07-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,519
Posted By Tudor
I should have asked this question in the...

I should have asked this question in the beginning: what are those clear plastic lines that run to and from the fuel filter housing? I assumed they're coolant lines, so I didn't wonder why they glow...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-24-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,519
Posted By Tudor
Hi, It was from Napa, and it was made by UView,...

Hi,
It was from Napa, and it was made by UView, I think... I made sure to get one for long life coolant.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-24-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,519
Posted By Tudor
Update on my coolant leak: I poured a dye in my...

Update on my coolant leak: I poured a dye in my overflow tank and built a little UV flashlight (bought a UV LED and put it in a regular LED flashlight).

I found a leak right under a thermostat...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-04-2013, 07:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,519
Posted By Tudor
Barry is right; I'm more inclined towards a crack...

Barry is right; I'm more inclined towards a crack or bad HG than a simple leak. I haven't seen any external leaking/steaming even with the engine hot and the system under pressure.
So I'm going with...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-03-2013, 10:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,519
Posted By Tudor
Thanks! I feel more at ease after reading your...

Thanks!
I feel more at ease after reading your posts, D911 and nelbur. I'm definitely going with a stop leak product.
Which one should I use? Not all products are available in Canada. I found...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-02-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,519
Posted By Tudor
So after considering everything I learned from...

So after considering everything I learned from this thread, I'm looking at:
1. using Bars Leaks or some other leak sealant. Advantage: cheap. Disadvantage: might not work or might cause other...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-01-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,519
Posted By Tudor
Thanks for all the suggestions guys. I finally...

Thanks for all the suggestions guys.
I finally got my report back from Blackstone. There's signs of coolant in the oil, but what puzzles me is that there's no water, and I am definitely losing both....
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-26-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,519
Posted By Tudor
Thanks Barry, Diesel911, I looked up my...

Thanks Barry, Diesel911,

I looked up my model on EverythingBenz - Mercedes-Benz Forum and Web Search Using Google (http://www.everythingbenz.com) and it looks like it's an isolated oil cooler.
...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-26-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,519
Posted By Tudor
How do I find out if my oil cooler is external or...

How do I find out if my oil cooler is external or cooled by the engine coolant?
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