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Forum: Mercedes Cars For Sale 04-30-2003, 10:39 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By screedchan
Actually, looks like I have a deal already after...

Actually, looks like I have a deal already after putting an ad in local paper last Saturday. In any case, it is metallic green (two tone) on the outside, beige leather on the inside. Agreed on...
Forum: Mercedes Cars For Sale 04-28-2003, 06:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 752
Posted By screedchan
Sorry, asking $11,000 obo.

Sorry, asking $11,000 obo.
Forum: Mercedes Cars For Sale 04-28-2003, 06:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 752
Posted By screedchan
1994 E420 For Sale in San Diego

Absolutely mint condition E420 for sale in San Diego. 152,000 freeway miles, just completed the 150k service, new front brakes, new ABS sensors, wiring harness replaced, throttle body actuator...
Forum: Tech Help 04-11-2003, 12:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 720
Posted By screedchan
No chattering of any kind. I know that at least...

No chattering of any kind. I know that at least one of the front sensors has been changed a while ago, so that leaves either the other front sensor, the rear sensor, or the control unit, right? I...
Forum: Tech Help 04-09-2003, 01:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 720
Posted By screedchan
Actually, I learned last time through this that...

Actually, I learned last time through this that the E420 doesn't have the OVP.
Forum: Tech Help 04-09-2003, 10:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 720
Posted By screedchan
Constant ABS Light

My 1994 E420 has 152,000 miles, and the ABS light is almost constantly on at this point. About 15 months ago, I replaced the brake light switch (thanks to Benzmac) for a similar problem, and the...
Forum: Tech Help 09-27-2002, 11:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,391
Posted By screedchan
Thanks for the replies. Would someone please...

Thanks for the replies. Would someone please explain how and where to check the EGR?
Forum: Tech Help 09-27-2002, 12:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,391
Posted By screedchan
By the way, I have a 94 E420.

By the way, I have a 94 E420.
Forum: Tech Help 09-27-2002, 12:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,391
Posted By screedchan
Does Check Engine Light Reset Itself?

Recently, the check engine light on my car has come on starting every few weeks, and now every day or two. Each time, I would count back the blinks (5 blinks), and then reset it, hoping that I would...
Forum: Mercedes Cars For Sale 08-22-2002, 10:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 733
Posted By screedchan
By the way, the car is located in San Diego, CA.

By the way, the car is located in San Diego, CA.
Forum: Mercedes Cars For Sale 08-22-2002, 04:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 733
Posted By screedchan
FS: 1994 E420 (E500's baby brother!)

For those of you lusting for a E500 but can't afford one, might I suggest it's baby brother? This is a relatively high mileage (143,000) example of a 1994 E420 used almost exclusively for long...
Forum: Tech Help 07-24-2002, 12:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,106
Posted By screedchan
Thanks for the detailed info. I guess my...

Thanks for the detailed info. I guess my question has more to do with how serious a problem this really is. Do I run the risk of burning up my catalytic converter if I fail to address the issue? ...
Forum: Tech Help 07-15-2002, 02:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,106
Posted By screedchan
How costly is this repair? Since it only shows...

How costly is this repair? Since it only shows up once every few weeks, I have simply been resetting the check engine light and have been ignoring the problem as much as possible. Is it potentially...
Forum: Tech Help 06-06-2002, 11:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,425
Posted By screedchan
Yes, the voltage regulator was integrated with...

Yes, the voltage regulator was integrated with the alternator, so it has been changed.
Forum: Tech Help 06-06-2002, 10:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,425
Posted By screedchan
Like I mentioned, with the new alternator, the...

Like I mentioned, with the new alternator, the car is running well again, but I think that the over-voltage it was producing may have damaged a few other components, namely, the high speed fan...
Forum: Tech Help 06-06-2002, 01:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,425
Posted By screedchan
Another addendum to my post. Went driving...

Another addendum to my post. Went driving tonight, and it appears a couple of brake lights may be burned out now, as the dash sensor is lit up. Who would have thought that this problem would rear...
Forum: Tech Help 06-05-2002, 11:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,425
Posted By screedchan
Well, $500 and a remanufactured alternator later,...

Well, $500 and a remanufactured alternator later, and the car is running again. However, I noticed two strange after effects. First, the power antenna no longer works. I have already checked the...
Forum: Tech Help 06-01-2002, 04:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,425
Posted By screedchan
I'm pretty sure that the 4.2 V8 doesn't have the...

I'm pretty sure that the 4.2 V8 doesn't have the OVP.
Forum: Tech Help 06-01-2002, 01:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,425
Posted By screedchan
I replaced all of the fuses about six months ago,...

I replaced all of the fuses about six months ago, so I doubt that the fuses are the problem, but I'll check just in case. I'll have my mechanic check it out on Monday, with an eye towards the...
Forum: Tech Help 06-01-2002, 10:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,425
Posted By screedchan
Thanks for the suggestions. My car has 138,000...

Thanks for the suggestions. My car has 138,000 miles on the clock. It looks like I'll be paying a visit to my mechanic, and I'll arm him with your responses. Is there any connection or component ...
Forum: Tech Help 06-01-2002, 02:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,425
Posted By screedchan
Angry Strange Electrical Gremlins! Help!!!

The strangest thing started happenning with my 1994 E420 this afternoon and evening. I was driving along, and all of a sudden, three problems occurred simultaneously. First, I noticed that the ABS...
Forum: Tech Help 03-06-2002, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,636
Posted By screedchan
Thanks to stevebfl for faxing the TSB regarding...

Thanks to stevebfl for faxing the TSB regarding the shift delay, but it would appear that it does not apply to my transmission, as it came after the effective date for the TSB range. That said, is...
Forum: Tech Help 02-15-2002, 04:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,106
Posted By screedchan
1994 E420 - Air Injection Inoperative???

Over the last month or so, my check engine light has come on with code 4, air injection inoperative. Anyone else have this problem, and what are the likely culprits? Thanks in advance.
Forum: Tech Help 02-13-2002, 04:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,870
Posted By screedchan
I don't believe that the 400E has an OVP. I...

I don't believe that the 400E has an OVP. I think that the idle is controlled by the throttle valve actuator, about $900 from the dealer. I just went through this repair on my 94 E420, and can tell...
Forum: Tech Help 02-13-2002, 04:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,636
Posted By screedchan
Delay when shifting to reverse in 1994 E420

My 1994 E420 has 131,000 miles, and is on the original transmission. Whenever I shift into reverse, there is a 2 second delay before reverse engages. Once it is in gear, reverse behaves normally. ...
Forum: Tech Help 02-01-2002, 11:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,858
Posted By screedchan
suginami Sounds like V8 envy to me. Take it...

suginami

Sounds like V8 envy to me. Take it from someone who has driven both. The V8 is the way to go every time. I average 21-22 mpg with my 1994 E420, and if I shift it myself, it is an...
Forum: Tech Help 01-24-2002, 01:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,050
Posted By screedchan
Longevity of 94 E420?

Recently, I had the displeasure of the following repairs to my 1994 E420 with 130,000 miles:

1. Wiring Harness
2. Throttle Valve Actuator
3. Valve Cover Gaskets

At the present time, the...
Forum: Tech Help 01-15-2002, 10:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 819
Posted By screedchan
That's great to hear. Hopefully, these two...

That's great to hear. Hopefully, these two issues will be behind me for quite some time. With all the money I have put into the car, I'm planning on shooting for 300K at least.
Forum: Tech Help 01-15-2002, 01:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 819
Posted By screedchan
Improved quality of replacement parts?

As an owner of a 1994 E420, I recently had the dis-pleasure of two costly repairs, namely, the wiring harness and throttle valve actuator. Considering that both of these items are fairly notorious...
Forum: Tech Help 01-14-2002, 04:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,083
Posted By screedchan
On advice from Benzmac, I'm going to try a new...

On advice from Benzmac, I'm going to try a new stop light switch. However, in speaking with my mechanic, he swapped one off of another car on his lot, and it did not seem to fix the problem, but I...
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