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Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-18-2009, 11:51 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 24,431
Posted By can-do
Greetings, Do you have any oil accumulation...

Greetings,

Do you have any oil accumulation in the air filter housing at all? If you do then your problem is the vacuum pump under the hood with a leaking seal that is minimal in cost to replace...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-16-2008, 11:47 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 24,431
Posted By can-do
Greetings, Try your fuel shut off valve...

Greetings,


Try your fuel shut off valve which is located under your dash toward the steering housing. Small valve that shuts off vacuum to your fuel rack when the key is turned to the off...
Forum: Mercedes Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 03-11-2008, 06:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 469
Posted By can-do
Greetings, What year is this 300E? I am...

Greetings,

What year is this 300E? I am looking for left side console window switches.

Thanks,

Charles
Forum: Tech Help 05-29-2006, 12:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 592
Posted By can-do
Question Other used part suppliers

Greetings All,

As I remember European was part of their name and they aren't on the net so that option isn't available. They're located in the Southern part of the US but I still can't find...
Forum: Tech Help 05-27-2006, 09:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 592
Posted By can-do
Question Preowned Mercedes parts

Hey Guys, Help me out here

I've been looking around the house, without any success for the phone number of a used Mercedes part dealer that I believe is named European parts or something like...
Forum: Mercedes Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 05-26-2006, 07:55 PM
Replies: 1,417
Views: 157,327
Posted By can-do
Front right blinker '88 300E

Just curious if you have a front right blinker light assembly for an 1988 300E? If so condition and price. Please email to cntroes@peoplepc.com
Thanks
Charles
Forum: Tech Help 07-11-2004, 08:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,200
Posted By can-do
Problem Resolved

Greetings All,

I hope we aren't going to start a flame war over oil on my post.
Michael, you were right about the bolt size, but I double checked at NAPA before buying the helicoil kit. I...
Forum: Tech Help 07-07-2004, 08:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,200
Posted By can-do
Helicoil size

Greetings Mike,

So if I am buying these helicoils, what size am I looking for in this particular application? I see them sized in 8mm X 1.25 if your example was pertinent to my application....
Forum: Tech Help 07-06-2004, 10:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,200
Posted By can-do
Does it Require a Jig

Greetings Mike,

I guess my real question after reading some posts was whether it required a jig set-up to ensure proper angle drilling? Then my next question is whether or not do them all or...
Forum: Tech Help 07-06-2004, 07:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,200
Posted By can-do
Not a Pretty Sight

Greetings All,

Finally got a day off and decided to remove the valve cover to see what the situation was with the rocker arm / lifter noise I've been hearing. I wasn't a happy camper when I...
Forum: Tech Help 07-03-2004, 08:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,200
Posted By can-do
I am assuming that what you are saying is that if...

I am assuming that what you are saying is that if the rocker has been shimmed, then in most likelihood it was done at the factory and should be left in place and the lifters as a best practice should...
Forum: Tech Help 06-29-2004, 11:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,200
Posted By can-do
Shim needed or not

How do you deterimine whether a valve lifter is going to require a shim in addition to the lifter replacement or is fine the way it is?

Charles
Forum: Tech Help 06-27-2004, 11:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,200
Posted By can-do
So how do you know if a lifter needs a shim or is...

So how do you know if a lifter needs a shim or is just not holding pressure?
Forum: Tech Help 06-27-2004, 10:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,200
Posted By can-do
Shim size

Greetings,

Just wondering if factory engines come shimmed and if not how do I measure the distance in order to install the correct shim size on the lifter? Is it measured with a feeler guage or...
Forum: Tech Help 06-27-2004, 10:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,200
Posted By can-do
86' 300E lifter noise / Rocker Arms Loose

Greetings All,

I'm trying to clear up all the searches I've done on this problem. The engine has 195,000 and since I've owned it this engine has ticked slightly on cold start up but clears up...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-06-2004, 10:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 704
Posted By can-do
Vibration at 40-45 mph, center bearing,'84 300 sd

Greetings,

Just looking for some input about a vibration I feel in the center driveline tunnel area around 40-45mph and subsides around 50 and over. Has anyone had this happen to them, and was...
Forum: ML, GL, G-Wagen, R-Class, Unimog, Sprinter 04-01-2004, 01:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,915
Posted By can-do
Greetings, Thanks, for all the responses...

Greetings,

Thanks, for all the responses and the info that has been provided thus far. I guess just by reading various post on this model kind of got me gun shy of this new adventure of...
Forum: ML, GL, G-Wagen, R-Class, Unimog, Sprinter 03-28-2004, 08:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,915
Posted By can-do
ML 320 purchase Questions

Greetings All,

I have been tinkering with the idea of selling my wife's '86 300E and another suv we rarely use in order to replace the two with a 2000 or a 2001 ML 320 . After reading all the...
Forum: Car Audio and Multimedia 11-22-2003, 08:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 965
Posted By can-do
Intensive troubleshooting

Greetings All,

After removing the ashtray and also noticing that the glove compartment wasn't lit with the key in the acc position I investigated futher to find the entire problem to lay at the...
Forum: Car Audio and Multimedia 11-21-2003, 09:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 965
Posted By can-do
Pretty sure the wire is red and maybe white

Greetings,

Tried to get on the 12volt forum, but of course you have to be a member before you can use the forum, unless I'm doing something wrong. As far as the correct wire color and what it is...
Forum: Car Audio and Multimedia 11-21-2003, 02:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 965
Posted By can-do
Acc power wire on '86 300E

Greetings All,

I am curious as to where the red wire that is suppose to be from the acc going to rear of my radio comes from as it is not hot when the key is turned to the key number one position....
Forum: Tech Help 11-08-2003, 07:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 690
Posted By can-do
Greetings, The temp seems fine, although...

Greetings,

The temp seems fine, although most edge upward a bit from 80. How long does it take to reach this temp? Should be able to reach it in less than a five mile drive at 40-50mph. If it's...
Forum: Tech Help 11-08-2003, 11:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 690
Posted By can-do
Greetings, The flattened hose you were...

Greetings,

The flattened hose you were feeling was probably your condensate drain for the a/c. What is your engine temp running at about five minutes into your ride and also at operating temps?...
Forum: Mercedes Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 11-08-2003, 10:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 655
Posted By can-do
What radio did you replace it with

Greetings,

I saw your post and was curious as to what make and model you replaced your stock radio with? My wife's car radio just died and I'd rather replace it with a cd player instead. How did...
Forum: Tech Help 11-06-2003, 09:26 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 12,503
Posted By can-do
Three Week Update on Idle Problem Fix

Greetings all,

Just dropping a note in this post to let other posters that are seeking idle problem fixes to their 300E Mercedes that three weeks from the above repair and all is running great...
Forum: Tech Help 10-20-2003, 11:17 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 12,503
Posted By can-do
After Fix Wrap Up

Greetings All,

Yes, it's been a small period of time since I last posted as well as had a chance to actually work on the Benz in question. Sorry, extremely long work hours and only one day off a...
Forum: Tech Help 10-20-2003, 10:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 839
Posted By can-do
'86 300E Fuel Selector Valve

Greetings All,

Just a quick question to those that take up to notice such things like our CD-Rom maintenance manual that contains a section on fuel selection that can be rotated to retard the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-04-2003, 08:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,828
Posted By can-do
Glow Plugs a Priority

Greetings,

The issue of how long to leave your block heater plugged in, or on has been discussed and most will agree that they either use a timer set for about four hours if the wind isn't...
Forum: Tech Help 10-03-2003, 09:14 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 12,503
Posted By can-do
As it was posted in my last thread

Greetings,

From all the threads I've read on my post, everyone doesn't have their car up and running to par yet. I believe several are still looking for more input and ideas to work them...
Forum: Tech Help 09-29-2003, 10:07 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 12,503
Posted By can-do
Another solution to the list

Greetings,

Glad to hear that you solved your problem with the idle control valve. Did you happen to pull the Bosch plugs after running them for a hundred or so miles before changing out the idle...
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