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Forum: Mercedes Cars For Sale 07-08-2003, 03:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,038
Posted By 87300SDLTurbo
FS: 1987 300 SDL Turbo

I have a 1987 300SDL Turbo that has a tranny problem that has been sitting in my driveway for the last month. The car is in good shape otherwise, it has 147,000 miles on it. I was going to get it...
Forum: Mercedes Cars For Sale 06-04-2003, 03:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 741
Posted By 87300SDLTurbo
Feeler: Low Mile 87 300SDL turbo

I have a 1987 300SDL tubro that I am considering selling. I am the original owner and it is a west coast car so there is absolutely NO RUST! The car has ~145000 miles on it and runs great. The...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-02-2003, 12:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,265
Posted By 87300SDLTurbo
I just got off the phone with the shop. They...

I just got off the phone with the shop. They said that the wire going to number six was making contact with a hot wire somewhere in the box. They just replaced faulty sections of wire and the car...
Forum: Tech Help 01-02-2003, 01:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 515
Posted By 87300SDLTurbo
Center AC Vents not working...any ideas?

The center AC vents on my 87 300SDL stopped functioning a while ago. The side vents work just fine, as do the lower and defrost vents. For some reason the 3 center vents do not work. Does anybody...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-01-2003, 06:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,265
Posted By 87300SDLTurbo
I wanted to thank everybody who responded to this...

I wanted to thank everybody who responded to this post for all of the great ideas. Today the problem was resolved! I took the car to a local repair facility and they were able to diagnose the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-30-2002, 03:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,265
Posted By 87300SDLTurbo
I just pulled the lock pump and the factory alarm...

I just pulled the lock pump and the factory alarm box (at least what I think is the factory alarm) both of which did not rectify the problem.

I really appreciate everyones help with this problem...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-30-2002, 02:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,265
Posted By 87300SDLTurbo
stevebfl, I just pulled the floorboard panel and...

stevebfl, I just pulled the floorboard panel and found the boxes you described. The location seems to be a little different however. When looking directly at the panel there are three boxes, 2...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-30-2002, 01:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,265
Posted By 87300SDLTurbo
est, Thank you for the idea however, I have...

est, Thank you for the idea however, I have pulled the OVT out of it's recepticle and the warning lights still remain on and the several of the components under the hood continue to run. I will try...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-29-2002, 01:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,265
Posted By 87300SDLTurbo
I think I found the OVP, it is located just to...

I think I found the OVP, it is located just to the right of the brake booster on the 87 300SDL as you had said. It looks like a recangular box with a flat 10amp fuse housed horizontally at the top...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-29-2002, 06:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,265
Posted By 87300SDLTurbo
Does the OVP use a standard euro fuse, or does it...

Does the OVP use a standard euro fuse, or does it use a blade type fuse. That will help me in knowing what to look for. Thanks.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-29-2002, 06:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,265
Posted By 87300SDLTurbo
I have just gotten back into town and will...

I have just gotten back into town and will immediately check into these steps. I will try to disconnect those electircal items listed.

I will be sure to post my results as soon as they take...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-27-2002, 06:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,265
Posted By 87300SDLTurbo
Stevebfl, I looked inside the spare tire well...

Stevebfl, I looked inside the spare tire well and nothing stood out as a lock pump. I also looked for an alarm module in the passenger carpet area and I did not see one either. Chances are I just...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-27-2002, 03:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,265
Posted By 87300SDLTurbo
stevebfl, where can I find the pump for the door...

stevebfl, where can I find the pump for the door locks?

Thanks for all of your help!
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-27-2002, 01:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,265
Posted By 87300SDLTurbo
EST, I am not sure what the OVP relay is...can...

EST, I am not sure what the OVP relay is...can you tell me where it is?

Stevebfl, I am sure I got the diode then. It looks like a standard fuse holder and is situated between the larger relay...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-27-2002, 01:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,265
Posted By 87300SDLTurbo
Thanks for describing the location, Stevebfl. ...

Thanks for describing the location, Stevebfl.

I just pulled the fusebox cover and pulled everything out of the fuse box that was not a european fuse. The seats still worked, and the lights stayed...
Forum: Wheels & Tires 12-26-2002, 01:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,265
Posted By 87300SDLTurbo
A company called Ronal Racing made a wheel like...

A company called Ronal Racing made a wheel like that for a long time. I think the name of the wheel was the R5 (although I may be mistaken). The wheel has long been discontinued, and a new wheel...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-25-2002, 01:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,265
Posted By 87300SDLTurbo
Thanks for the idea Brian, I am not sure how the...

Thanks for the idea Brian, I am not sure how the electrical system works in that car, but it is certainly confusing!

One of the first things I did when the problem persisted, was pull the relays...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-25-2002, 12:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,265
Posted By 87300SDLTurbo
Thanks for the idea. There is one thing I...

Thanks for the idea.

There is one thing I neglected to mention in my original post; The driver's side entry light (the small light under the door) started to malfunction, and eventually quit...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-25-2002, 12:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 562
Posted By 87300SDLTurbo
There is an alarm installed, but it has been...

There is an alarm installed, but it has been present since the car was purchased. The car was purchased new in early '87 and the alarm was installed by a shop in CA that specialized in exotic cars...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-25-2002, 02:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 562
Posted By 87300SDLTurbo
Electrical question

I have an 87 300SDL turbo and I have a very strange electrical problem. When I take the key out of the ignition the all of the warning indicator lights turb on. When the key is in the ignition (and...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-25-2002, 02:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,265
Posted By 87300SDLTurbo
Question for the electrical experts out there....

I have an 87 300SDL turbo and I have a very strange electrical problem. When I take the key out of the ignition the all of the warning indicator lights turb on. When the key is in the ignition (and...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-23-2002, 02:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,013
Posted By 87300SDLTurbo
Can you tell me where to find the EGR vacuum...

Can you tell me where to find the EGR vacuum line? This the first diesel I have ever worked on, I am assuming it is somewhere in the lower intake manifold area. Thanks for the suggestion.
Forum: Tech Help 10-23-2002, 02:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 941
Posted By 87300SDLTurbo
Question Electrical Problem?

I posted earlier about a problem in which my warning indicators would come on (all of them) once the key is removed from the ignition. I was told that the alternator could be bad...I had an...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-21-2002, 01:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 364
Posted By 87300SDLTurbo
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-21-2002, 01:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,013
Posted By 87300SDLTurbo
Thanks for the replys guys, the smoke that I am...

Thanks for the replys guys, the smoke that I am getting is not super super thick, but it comes out in enough volume to create a pretty nice cloud. I am not too sure how the diesel engines are...
Forum: Tech Help 10-20-2002, 07:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 455
Posted By 87300SDLTurbo
Where is the engine ground strap?

Can anyone tell me where the engine ground strap on an 87 300SDL turbo would be, and how difficult it is to change. Thanks.
Forum: Tech Help 10-20-2002, 01:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,318
Posted By 87300SDLTurbo
The problem started quite suddenly and was fairly...

The problem started quite suddenly and was fairly bad when it started, although with the progression of time the problem seems to be compounding. The dealer said it was just some small problem that...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-20-2002, 04:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,013
Posted By 87300SDLTurbo
Car smokes heavily under hard boost

My car is smoking excessively under hard boost. The car is somking bad enough to block out headlights behind the car. Although it is great for tailgaters, there is obviously something wrong with...
Forum: Tech Help 10-20-2002, 04:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,318
Posted By 87300SDLTurbo
Car smokes pretty bad under hard boost

My car smokes really bad under hard boost, more than it ever has before. Can anybody tell me what the problem might be. Thanks.
Forum: Tech Help 10-20-2002, 04:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 562
Posted By 87300SDLTurbo
Intrument Panel Lights wont turn off

I have an odd problem, when the key is removed from my 87 300SDL turbo the dummy lights (brake, oil, water, etc etc) in the instrument panel simply remain on and stay on until the battery is dead. ...
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