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Forum: Tech Help 03-29-2004, 07:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 966
Posted By rlumsd
Unhappy Wow !! Dipstick broke-off into Tranny Tube

Believe it or Not, While checking AT fluid on 1989 560SEL, the bottom inch or so of the dipstick broke off in the tube. It went right down the tube into the transmission fluid.

Can I drive the...
Forum: Car Audio and Multimedia 12-22-2003, 04:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,076
Posted By rlumsd
Want to buy Becker 780 for '89 560SEL

My Becker in my 89- 560SEL gets going back to displaying ==== on the screen.

If you have a Becker 780 for sale let me know. By the way, this model has some extra connector area/thing protruding...
Forum: Tech Help 01-03-2002, 09:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 879
Posted By rlumsd
Question :confused: Hopefully I wont sound to uninformed...

:confused: Hopefully I wont sound to uninformed but where and what are those ? Are these above average owner replaceable parts?
Forum: Tech Help 01-03-2002, 09:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 879
Posted By rlumsd
Driver's side heat has cool

Spent some time using search but didnt find this... '92 300E with single temp climate control, With Engine temp @80 C, drivers floor vent has cool air mixed in when on heat. Passenger's side and...
Forum: Tech Help 09-15-2001, 05:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 500
Posted By rlumsd
Excellent Info. Thank You Both !! :D :D

Excellent Info. Thank You Both !! :D :D
Forum: Tech Help 09-14-2001, 10:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 500
Posted By rlumsd
want brochure for '92 300E

checked E-bay, no go.

Can any of our dealership employees or anyone else furnish me a sales brochure for a 1992 300E 3.0 ?

Thanks in advance for any assistance !!
Forum: Tech Help 09-06-2001, 02:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,592
Posted By rlumsd
Excellent info from all. To be clear what you...

Excellent info from all.
To be clear what you mean... do you mean drive it while it's cold, and see if it shifts at @3100rpm ?

Also any additional confirmation that this 92 model should...
Forum: Tech Help 09-06-2001, 09:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,592
Posted By rlumsd
This morning, I gave the car 3 minutes to warm...

This morning, I gave the car 3 minutes to warm and it drove fine without trans hanging at all !! So perhaps it does just need to be warmed up a bit longer now that it has the 0/40 that helps reduce...
Forum: Tech Help 09-06-2001, 05:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,592
Posted By rlumsd
I definately like the sound of something acting...

I definately like the sound of something acting normal, but please re-confirm that not being able to go above 5-10MPH in 75F weather because the trans is hanging in low gear is normal ???? I'm...
Forum: Tech Help 09-05-2001, 10:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,592
Posted By rlumsd
I like the sound of it maybe being normal for the...

I like the sound of it maybe being normal for the 92 to start off in 1st gear. Lord knows the response is much better.

Upon further thought, I did just have the engine oil and filter changed at...
Forum: Tech Help 09-05-2001, 10:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,592
Posted By rlumsd
Hanging in gear is a good description. I check...

Hanging in gear is a good description. I check the fluid level again (engine above 80C, leveling and idling for at least 3 minutes) and it seemed to be about 3/8" above full.

My 92 does start out...
Forum: Tech Help 09-05-2001, 07:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,592
Posted By rlumsd
300e wont shift from 1-2 in morning

Did search, didnt quite find this.

1992 300e 3.0, 91K, doesnt want to shift from 1st to 2nd for 4-5 minutes or about a mile in the morning. Once it does the car rides and shifts beautifully...
Forum: Tech Help 08-31-2001, 10:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 732
Posted By rlumsd
You guys were right. On 2 points. The new cap...

You guys were right. On 2 points. The new cap stopped the bubbling sound (or pressure bleed). And when I tested the anti-freeze it was too much water mixed. I'll correct the antifreeze this...
Forum: Tech Help 08-30-2001, 03:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 732
Posted By rlumsd
Well it does really do it after the coolant is...

Well it does really do it after the coolant is hot. Like driven in 90+ degree temps (here locally) for at least 15-20 minutes. After which I can easily here the bubbling noise at the resevoir...
If...
Forum: Tech Help 08-30-2001, 02:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 732
Posted By rlumsd
I just bought a new cap from dealer today during...

I just bought a new cap from dealer today during lunch. Will replace and drive home this evening.
I havent noticed any collapsed hoses but I will look now.

Could this be head gasket related ? ...
Forum: Tech Help 08-30-2001, 11:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 732
Posted By rlumsd
Question Bubbling noise in coolant resevoir

Did a search, didnt see this one...
My '92 300E after driving in warm temps (90F+) has strange bubbling pressure release type sounds coming from the coolant resevoir. Is this a pressure cap...
Forum: Mercedes Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 04-30-2001, 08:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 735
Posted By rlumsd
Check to see if any have Model number BE780 on...

Check to see if any have Model number BE780 on em. It would be engraved on the top towards the front. Let me know.
Forum: Tech Help 04-29-2001, 06:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,268
Posted By rlumsd
Thanks Steve, excellent info. Would Benz dealer...

Thanks Steve, excellent info. Would Benz dealer have the internal battery you mentioned?
Any feel on how much reseting the radio and installing a battery at the Dealership will cost ?
Forum: Tech Help 04-29-2001, 12:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,268
Posted By rlumsd
Where would I find my code ? I have the owner's...

Where would I find my code ?
I have the owner's manuals and 6 page original Becker stereo how-to/info guide. I havent seen the code in either.

I've read some other posts where people write that...
Forum: Tech Help 04-28-2001, 06:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,268
Posted By rlumsd
Gentlemen, will this or a similar procedure work...

Gentlemen, will this or a similar procedure work for an 89 300E that has 4 dashes ---- on the Becker stereo display?

I was instructed in tech forum to take it out in order to check the fuse in...
Forum: Car Audio and Multimedia 04-27-2001, 04:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 918
Posted By rlumsd
Another member has a Becker from '92 300E he can...

Another member has a Becker from '92 300E he can provide me, but we're not sure if it will work. I kinda prefer original stuff.

Will a '92 300E Becker stereo fit and work properly in a '89 300E...
Forum: Car Audio and Multimedia 04-27-2001, 04:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,221
Posted By rlumsd
Well perhaps you're right. Darn. I'm mostly a...

Well perhaps you're right. Darn. I'm mostly a radio station dude and found the Becker to do a fine job for my needs. I suppose a pro stereo shop would have something that would match the car ?? I...
Forum: Car Audio and Multimedia 04-27-2001, 02:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,221
Posted By rlumsd
Excellent, I'll reconnect the white connector....

Excellent, I'll reconnect the white connector. I'll check for power at the fuse. Does this mean anything to ya; Interestingly, when I replaced the radio with and without the white connector the...
Forum: Car Audio and Multimedia 04-27-2001, 10:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,221
Posted By rlumsd
I removed the Becker, the fuse on the back looks...

I removed the Becker, the fuse on the back looks good. I noticed a white colored connector that fits in the center of the back is disconnected. I guess it's possible I accidentally knocked it free...
Forum: Car Audio and Multimedia 04-26-2001, 06:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,221
Posted By rlumsd
Some more good info. the clicking sound from a...

Some more good info. the clicking sound from a circuit protector sounds possible if such a thing makes such a sound.
Not being a stereo pro myself, how does one locate a speaker wire fault?
Forum: Car Audio and Multimedia 04-26-2001, 04:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,221
Posted By rlumsd
Good info to try. I'll try in morning and let...

Good info to try. I'll try in morning and let you know. If anyone has any additional ideas please continue to let me know. I would prefer to save the original. Thanks.
Forum: Car Audio and Multimedia 04-26-2001, 02:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,221
Posted By rlumsd
I've searched previous posts but found no answer....

I've searched previous posts but found no answer. My stock Becker in my 89 300E just decided to not power on. Has clicking sound coming from it. I like original, Can anyone tell me if and how I can...
Forum: Wheels & Tires 11-25-1999, 12:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,364
Posted By rlumsd
Happy Holidays. On my 1989 300E I have new...

Happy Holidays.
On my 1989 300E I have new Goodyear P195/65 R15's.
The fuel door says 26/29 F/R.
The decal on the driver door says 26/33 F/r.
The Tire Sidewall says 44psi Cold Max!
It's a 3.0L...
Forum: Tech Help 10-31-1999, 10:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 891
Posted By rlumsd
I have this hard start problem too on 1989 300E....

I have this hard start problem too on 1989 300E. If this isnt a pro only repair can anyone describe how to change fuel check valve described above?

Thanks for replies.
Forum: Tech Help 10-31-1999, 11:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,793
Posted By rlumsd
John r, check out the discussions in the folder...

John r, check out the discussions in the folder "Benzmac, since Your the Man, settle this".

Those discussions have some great info that could help answer your question here.
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