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Forum: Tech Help 06-28-2004, 03:22 PM
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Posted By Ken Griffith
A/C readouts on E430 and S500

I seem to have the exact same control units on both my 96 S500 and 98 E430. In addition, I just replaced the blower regulators on both cars(yes they both went out within a month of each other). ...
Forum: Tech Help 06-14-2004, 12:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,025
Posted By Ken Griffith
96 S500 rides rougher than a 2003 S55.

Well, I just got driving in a new S55. Pretty sweet. However, I believe my 96 S500 must be all jacked up because the S55, in my opinion, should have a much stiffer ride than my S500. That did not...
Forum: General Information 06-14-2004, 12:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 21,450
Posted By Ken Griffith
Well, I went to fastlane and didn't see two...

Well, I went to fastlane and didn't see two options to order for the 140 regulator, just one which was not the Behr. I called philip and he had a Behr in stock so I ordered that up.(Cost about...
Forum: Tech Help 06-14-2004, 12:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 15,118
Posted By Ken Griffith
Well, I went to fastlane and didn't see two...

Well, I went to fastlane and didn't see two options to order for the 140 regulator, just one which was not the Behr. I called philip and he had a Behr in stock so I ordered that up.(Cost about...
Forum: Tech Help 06-14-2004, 12:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 884
Posted By Ken Griffith
OK, bought the 140 Behr regulator from Partshop. ...

OK, bought the 140 Behr regulator from Partshop. In fact, it didn't come with the extension cable that seemed to be what was called for(i.e. remove it to fit the 140, keep it on for the 210's.) In...
Forum: Tech Help 05-28-2004, 02:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 884
Posted By Ken Griffith
98 E430 probably need blower regulator

Just want an update after reading replies to a search on blower regulator for w210's.

If I get under the passanger side and remove the cover and plate I will see the blower. Do I need to remove...
Forum: Tech Help 12-05-2003, 05:48 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 25,264
Posted By Ken Griffith
Sorry, I'm not the one with the pictures. The...

Sorry, I'm not the one with the pictures. The way I went about it is I removed the trim from the top by the dome lights and removed the screws there and took down the mirror assembly. Once you have...
Forum: Tech Help 11-17-2003, 08:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 567
Posted By Ken Griffith
Car won't start

98 E430 108k

Here is what is happening. Usually every morning(and sometimes after setting for a while), when you go to start the car, the starter motor fires up the engine, and the engine run's...
Forum: Featured Cars 09-22-2003, 08:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 541
Posted By Ken Griffith
We have a 98 S70T5 and it has been a great car...

We have a 98 S70T5 and it has been a great car over the years. 98K on it now and never any work on it other than the normal oil changes, brake pads etc. Have had only two sets of tires on it in all...
Forum: Tech Help 07-10-2003, 12:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 704
Posted By Ken Griffith
Fan Voltage on AC unit

My fan speed regulator went out months ago and I had it replaced. Everthing works OK now except the fan doesn't seem to blow hard enough. When I check the voltage through the front panel it won't...
Forum: Tech Help 03-14-2003, 08:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,064
Posted By Ken Griffith
Humm from rear end

S500 Humm from Rear End
My Car is making a sound as I increase the speed. It is absolutely revolution based. I jacked up the rear end and started the car (you have to remember to turn off the ASR)...
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 03-14-2003, 08:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 808
Posted By Ken Griffith
Your right wrong forum. Anti Slip Rear. Keeps...

Your right wrong forum. Anti Slip Rear. Keeps the wheels from spinning by applying the brakes to the spinning wheel.

KG
Forum: Vintage Mercedes Forum 03-14-2003, 02:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 808
Posted By Ken Griffith
S500 Humm from Rear End

My Car is making a sound as I increase the speed. It is absolutely revolution based. I jacked up the rear end and started the car (you have to remember to turn off the ASR) and the noise seems to...
Forum: Tech Help 03-06-2003, 11:15 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 25,264
Posted By Ken Griffith
Fixed it.

Well, I fixed the mirror. I took off the plastic pieces to get to the post to take down the mirror, but couldn't get it down even then, so I disassembled the mirror in place. Just as described, the...
Forum: Tech Help 02-17-2003, 06:38 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 25,264
Posted By Ken Griffith
Nope, it's still flopping around.

Nope, it's still flopping around.
Forum: Tech Help 02-06-2003, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 503
Posted By Ken Griffith
This forum is the best. KG

This forum is the best.

KG
Forum: Tech Help 02-06-2003, 03:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 503
Posted By Ken Griffith
Read brake pads

I have a 98 E430 Sport. I need to do the brakes and I see that there are single and double pin pads choices on Fastlane. Any ideas on which one's I should order without pulling the tires to see. ...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 12-24-2002, 03:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 634
Posted By Ken Griffith
96 S500 for sale

96, great shape, all the options. White with Tan
If you finally can afford the best, I'm ready to make a deal.
92K miles, just broken in. Everthing works.
Edmunds private at 21K. Let's talk....
Forum: Tech Help 10-15-2002, 06:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,614
Posted By Ken Griffith
maybe accumulators

The rear shocks are intigrated to a set of hydrogen accumulators in some models. These can go bad. They are the size of softballs. You can see them if you crawl under the rear end. This may be a...
Forum: Tech Help 10-07-2002, 06:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,721
Posted By Ken Griffith
What is BG MOA?

On the standard service schedule, there is an entry that says "install BG MOA. What is that?

KG
Forum: Tech Help 10-01-2002, 12:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 654
Posted By Ken Griffith
Good idea. I'll see if I can get someone to look...

Good idea. I'll see if I can get someone to look and "see" when it happens.
Forum: Tech Help 10-01-2002, 11:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 654
Posted By Ken Griffith
No noise when breaking and not turning. No noise...

No noise when breaking and not turning. No noise when tuning after slowing then turning. The noise comes typically when I'm breaking to make a turn and have started to turn the wheels while still...
Forum: Tech Help 09-30-2002, 09:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 654
Posted By Ken Griffith
Scraping noise when turning

I've had this for a while, but I thought I'd get to it now. When I am breaking and turning, I.e. U-turn on the go, I get a scraping sound from the front end. I am guessing its the tire rubbing...
Forum: Tech Help 09-27-2002, 01:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,013
Posted By Ken Griffith
Silver Star

I've had excellent results with Silver Star. John is knowledgable and honest. They do sometimes take a little longer to get the job done, but it get's done right. I had a transmission issue and...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Cars For Sale 09-12-2002, 06:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 565
Posted By Ken Griffith
S500 96 85K miles

Selling my 96 S500 85K miles.

Sacramento California

Great condition White with baige(sp) interior. Needless to say with about everthing inside. Edmunds says 25 to 27 considering...
Forum: Tech Help 09-12-2002, 06:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,129
Posted By Ken Griffith
W140 AC Problem

96 S500. AC blower stopped working. Just replaced the blower regulator. Blows again except now the "auto" function is erratic.

Let me give you the symptoms.

98 Degrees outside Inside both...
Forum: Tech Help 08-15-2002, 06:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,095
Posted By Ken Griffith
Thanks, mine does have the charcoal system and...

Thanks, mine does have the charcoal system and now I know where they are. I will give the one on the passanger side a try. The one behind the firewall seems like a job for a pro if its once every...
Forum: Tech Help 08-14-2002, 07:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,095
Posted By Ken Griffith
Where do all the filters go?

S500 96

I would like to know all the filter locations and how to replace them. I have already done the following

Oil Filter
Engine Air Filters
HVAC filter(over the blower moter) 140 835 01...
Forum: Tech Help 08-14-2002, 01:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 491
Posted By Ken Griffith
Whcih blower regulator to buy?

96 S500. I have seen some posts that suggest the correct blower regulator is 210-821-29-51(partshop for $135.00) IS this correct? The 210 part is the one now used on the 140 class products? ...
Forum: Tech Help 08-05-2002, 05:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 893
Posted By Ken Griffith
A/C fixed

Well, I almost did it myself, but I didn't. The diag was correct. Bad regulator. Fastlane had one for 250.00 but I wasn't sure so I took it to my Indi, and $350.00 later the regulator replacement...
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