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Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-19-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 50,639
Posted By mplafleur
I couldn't get the $15 unit to work without...

I couldn't get the $15 unit to work without switching the NO connections (lock must be to GND, unlock must be to VPWR) and cutting (removing) the pneumatic wire loop.

Now my '89 w201 locks and...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-19-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 546
Posted By mplafleur
I had some of the teeth on a gear inside the...

I had some of the teeth on a gear inside the cluster fail. I pulled one from the pick and pull and fixed it.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-18-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,193
Posted By mplafleur
Possibly the SBC unit. It has known problems and...

Possibly the SBC unit. It has known problems and Mercedes has extended the warranty on that part to 10 years. Never let a dealer try to get you to pay for that one.

The shatter on many other sites...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-24-2012, 11:27 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,191
Posted By mplafleur
If you re-ring the piston, you have to hone to...

If you re-ring the piston, you have to hone to some extent. (if there is no cross hatching evident) You have to hone to get the tiny scratches needed to hold the oil needed for the rings to ride on...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-15-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,755
Posted By mplafleur
What ended up happening on this one?

What ended up happening on this one?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-05-2012, 10:49 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,755
Posted By mplafleur
I have replaced my oil pump in my SDL without...

I have replaced my oil pump in my SDL without removing the chain cover. The tensioner is for the timing chin only, not the oil pump chain.

I only removed the oil pan. Everything is accessible from...
Forum: ML, GL, G-Wagen, R-Class, Unimog, Sprinter 10-22-2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,176
Posted By mplafleur
It's been fine for the last month. No problems at...

It's been fine for the last month. No problems at all.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-22-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 15,477
Posted By mplafleur
Did you find the missing bearing? Is it possible...

Did you find the missing bearing? Is it possible that it did not fall into the pan, but got carried up into the valve cover by the chain and went down a galley in the head?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-26-2012, 12:51 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 20,957
Posted By mplafleur
Awesome! My '86 300SDL has 360k miles.

Awesome!

My '86 300SDL has 360k miles.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-18-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,083
Posted By mplafleur
Good job! Another great improvised tool idea.

Good job!

Another great improvised tool idea.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-16-2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,083
Posted By mplafleur
I looked and could not find any record of the...

I looked and could not find any record of the part number; just the o-ring for the cover.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-14-2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 26,675
Posted By mplafleur
In hindsight, since the new oil pump did not...

In hindsight, since the new oil pump did not change anything, It wasn't worth it.

As the the wristpins, I disassembled them years earlier, so I have no idea if they felt any different.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-14-2012, 11:19 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 26,675
Posted By mplafleur
Hot oil pressure is still the same, possibly a...

Hot oil pressure is still the same, possibly a little lower.

If I had to do it all over, I probably would have plastigauged the crank even though it had been reconditioned. I begin to wonder if he...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-13-2012, 09:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,083
Posted By mplafleur
The spring will spring out if you remove the...

The spring will spring out if you remove the cover. It is a VERY strong spring.

I had this same leak and repaired it myself.

I bought the replacement seal from a local dealership. It is very...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-13-2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 587
Posted By mplafleur
I think even with the dump, you're screwed with a...

I think even with the dump, you're screwed with a runaway motor.
Forum: ML, GL, G-Wagen, R-Class, Unimog, Sprinter 09-13-2012, 12:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,176
Posted By mplafleur
After sitting for a month while I was out of the...

After sitting for a month while I was out of the country it started right up. :confused:
Forum: ML, GL, G-Wagen, R-Class, Unimog, Sprinter 09-13-2012, 12:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,179
Posted By mplafleur
I think I've read that the imobilizer does that....

I think I've read that the imobilizer does that. It may be that it does not recognize the key anymore.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-12-2012, 11:25 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 7,599
Posted By mplafleur
That's correct, there is no hand pump. It...

That's correct, there is no hand pump.

It takes a LOT of cranking to fill up the injection pump and pre-heater and filters
Forum: Tech Help 09-03-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 825
Posted By mplafleur
Now is the W211 the same?

Now is the W211 the same?
Forum: ML, GL, G-Wagen, R-Class, Unimog, Sprinter 07-16-2012, 08:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,176
Posted By mplafleur
Does anyone know the system works? Is there a...

Does anyone know the system works? Is there a schematic somewhere?

What is the click coming from?

I've noticed a difference in when I try to start the ML:

- Turn key and hear click, nothing...
Forum: ML, GL, G-Wagen, R-Class, Unimog, Sprinter 07-15-2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,176
Posted By mplafleur
After several day, the ML cranked and started on...

After several day, the ML cranked and started on the first try. I did nothing since the last non-start.

For $10 I bought a new brake switch and now my cruise control works and the ETS light is off...
Forum: ML, GL, G-Wagen, R-Class, Unimog, Sprinter 07-14-2012, 08:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,730
Posted By mplafleur
The lever on my 98 is (or was) connected directly...

The lever on my 98 is (or was) connected directly to a doglegged rod. Must have changed it in '00.
Forum: ML, GL, G-Wagen, R-Class, Unimog, Sprinter 07-12-2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,730
Posted By mplafleur
I had one of the rear seats down for the last...

I had one of the rear seats down for the last year because I couldn't get is back up because the lever broke.

I finally got it up a couple of weeks ago. The rod that the lever is attached has a...
Forum: ML, GL, G-Wagen, R-Class, Unimog, Sprinter 07-12-2012, 11:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,176
Posted By mplafleur
Reverse lockout? I thought it might be the...

Reverse lockout?

I thought it might be the neutral safety switch and so tried in neutral as well as neutral with no luck. I'll try futzing around with the shifter some more as you suggest.

Does...
Forum: ML, GL, G-Wagen, R-Class, Unimog, Sprinter 07-02-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,867
Posted By mplafleur
I wonder what the diagnostic flow chart for that...

I wonder what the diagnostic flow chart for that one looked like.
Forum: ML, GL, G-Wagen, R-Class, Unimog, Sprinter 07-02-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 10,873
Posted By mplafleur
They have no idea what they are doing. BTW: ...

They have no idea what they are doing.

BTW:

Both CANH and CANL should be at 2.5 volts when not active, but can be up to 0.9 volts apart from each other.

CANH active should be between 2.75...
Forum: ML, GL, G-Wagen, R-Class, Unimog, Sprinter 07-02-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,176
Posted By mplafleur
A bad crank position sensor won't stop it from...

A bad crank position sensor won't stop it from cranking. It should crank, but not start.

These posts complain of no crank. Which mine is now doing. I just get one faint clink.
Forum: Tech Help 06-06-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 716
Posted By mplafleur
Grrrrrrrr! :rocketwho

Grrrrrrrr!

:rocketwho
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-21-2012, 12:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,152
Posted By mplafleur
:eek2:

:eek2:
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-17-2012, 04:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,396
Posted By mplafleur
Wow, not the regulator?

Wow, not the regulator?
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