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Forum: Tech Help 01-08-2009, 02:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,498
Posted By SShort
W140 Duovalve or Temp Sensor

The heat stopped working on the passenger side of my '98 S420. I ran the diagnostics and found the temperature (4) on the right side heater core to be about the same as the ambient while the left...
Forum: Tech Help 12-22-2008, 02:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 806
Posted By SShort
W140 Smog Pump Valve R&R

Forgive what is probably a silly question. How do you remove the smog pump valve?
Thanks in advance,
Steve
Forum: Tech Help 03-14-2006, 11:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 643
Posted By SShort
If I understand your post, rotate your mirror...

If I understand your post, rotate your mirror control switch to the back and pull back. This will retract both mirrors, once back, push the switch forward to reset the mirrors. This should firm...
Forum: Tech Help 03-13-2006, 10:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 462
Posted By SShort
Followup

Just for closure, by removing the two bolts holding the cat pipe flange to the manifold (followed by some hammering to free the flange), followed by some more hammering and cussing. There is just...
Forum: Tech Help 03-13-2006, 02:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 462
Posted By SShort
Idle arm bolt W140

Does anyone have any advice for removing the idle arm bolt on a 1999 S420? The exhaust blocks the removal, and I'd hate to pull the exhaust for such an easy repair.

Thanks in advance,
Steve
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 08-26-2004, 02:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 285
Posted By SShort
The end is nigh

Anyone else get the email advertisment from MB on the Grand Sports Tourer? What is that thing? It looks to me like they are taking all the traditional characteristics that we owners covet and are...
Forum: Tech Help 08-17-2004, 09:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 602
Posted By SShort
190E Torque Specs

What are the torque specs for the bolts (especially the top nut) for R&R front struts for a '92 190E?
Thanks in advance.
Steve
Forum: Tech Help 10-15-2002, 09:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 741
Posted By SShort
Front Struts 190E

Ok a simple question I rknow, but how do I tell if my front struts are toast? I'm getting uneven tire wear at the outer edge. I did the traditional bounce test and the car came right back. There...
Forum: Tech Help 09-18-2002, 02:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 626
Posted By SShort
The clowns that hit us were uninsured and our...

The clowns that hit us were uninsured and our insurance is covering the repair with no deductable. I'm trying to figure out whether the bumper can be repaired or have to be replaced. The metal...
Forum: Tech Help 09-18-2002, 10:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 626
Posted By SShort
Some idiot hit my car

I need some help before R&R the rear bumper on our 300SE. A couple of morons pulled into the drivers side of the bumper breaking the side bracket. I think I may be able to repair the cover (buff...
Forum: Car Audio and Multimedia 04-24-2002, 12:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 768
Posted By SShort
I didn't realize the doors were subs. Thanks! I...

I didn't realize the doors were subs. Thanks! I think I can go forward now. Wish ya'll were closer I'd just bring it in
Steve
Forum: Car Audio and Multimedia 04-24-2002, 08:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 768
Posted By SShort
Thanks Scott, I'm still confused tho. If running...

Thanks Scott, I'm still confused tho. If running a five channel, I assume one channel is being run in Mono? If so what one?
Sorry to be dense on this.
Thanks again
Steve
Forum: Car Audio and Multimedia 04-23-2002, 09:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 768
Posted By SShort
Still needing help, Anyone... Main question I...

Still needing help, Anyone...
Main question I guess is how to split the signal for the front door speakers and the dash.
A 2 channel for the rear, and a 4 channel for the fronts?
Help!
Steve
Forum: Car Audio and Multimedia 04-19-2002, 10:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 768
Posted By SShort
What about the Amps?

I'm trying to get info together to change out the GP system in the wifes car. Lot's of talk here about head units, but what about the amps. What do I need to get to wire in a new head unit? I...
Forum: Tech Help 03-18-2002, 02:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 602
Posted By SShort
Questionable quality

Check out the article at http://www.thecarconnection.com/index.asp?article=4732
I guess that's what we get with the addition of Chrysler. Am I the only one that has thought Chryslers build quality...
Forum: Tech Help 03-18-2002, 10:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 586
Posted By SShort
126 driveshaft questions

When I removed the driveshaft on our 126 I found that the rubber sleeve and small rubber ring between the gland nut and the bearing carrier had degraded. These parts are not listed in Fast Lane or...
Forum: Tech Help 02-19-2002, 10:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 577
Posted By SShort
I'm chasing a similar vibration myself. I doubt...

I'm chasing a similar vibration myself. I doubt it's the bearings. But they are easy to check. Pull the wheel, tapout the dust cap (large screw driver and hammmer) there is a pinch nut on the hub...
Forum: Tech Help 02-15-2002, 09:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,017
Posted By SShort
A little help please!

A little help please!
Forum: Tech Help 02-14-2002, 04:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,017
Posted By SShort
190E front wheel vibration

After changing the brakes and rotors on my 190E, it has developed a intermittant vibration in the front left. It's getting worse. When this began I checked for excessive play in the hub, none...
Forum: Tech Help 01-25-2002, 09:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 569
Posted By SShort
Thanks for the quick help. I'm going to be doing...

Thanks for the quick help. I'm going to be doing both cars this weekend, so info on both was really helpful. I'll be changing disks on both as well. One additional question, on R&R of the disks,...
Forum: Tech Help 01-25-2002, 09:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 569
Posted By SShort
How many wear indicators?

I'm afraid I didn't order enough brake pad wear indicators. Is there 2 or 4 needed for a change out. I need to do a change this weekend, so will need to stop of at the dealer on the way home from...
Forum: Tech Help 12-18-2001, 09:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 533
Posted By SShort
Thanks for the info. I wasn't able to come up...

Thanks for the info. I wasn't able to come up with the right search string for the archive.
I'll give it a whirl.
Steve
Forum: Tech Help 12-17-2001, 04:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 533
Posted By SShort
Blower possessed

The blower on my 190E '92 became possessed this weekend. It will randomly decide to come on full blast. I haven't been able to identify any trend (engine speed, road bumps, etc.) It will do this...
Forum: Tech Help 12-10-2001, 02:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,476
Posted By SShort
I had similar problems with my wifes 300SE. Was...

I had similar problems with my wifes 300SE. Was chasing it down, including changing Monovalve with no improvement, when the water pump went south. Since replacing the pump heat has been fine. I'm...
Forum: Wheels & Tires 08-29-2001, 03:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,116
Posted By SShort
I was going to try it on the stock flat faced...

I was going to try it on the stock flat faced wheels. I stupidly replaced the tires on the 15" 15 hole stocker. Now I have nice Michelin rubber on poor looking rims. Monoblocks would look great...
Forum: Wheels & Tires 08-28-2001, 11:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,116
Posted By SShort
Looks like a nice job, but I was checking mainly...

Looks like a nice job, but I was checking mainly to see if anyone had tried to do this at home.
Thanks for the info, nice price.
Steve
Forum: Wheels & Tires 08-24-2001, 04:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,116
Posted By SShort
Thanks, I've thought the kit looked interesting. ...

Thanks, I've thought the kit looked interesting. I already have a spare oven to use, don't think the wife would be pleased to find a rim in her oven even if it wasn't toxic.
I was surprised on...
Forum: Wheels & Tires 08-24-2001, 10:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,116
Posted By SShort
Powdercoating at home?

Has anyone tried to powdercoat thier own wheels? I am thinking of getting the powdercoating kit from Eastwood and doing the OE wheels on our 300SE.
Just wondering if anyone has tried this. And...
Forum: Tech Help 08-17-2001, 04:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 486
Posted By SShort
If it's anything like the one on a '91 300SE it's...

If it's anything like the one on a '91 300SE it's a pain. Have to remove a good deal of the front of the engine.
Radiator, fan, pulleys and tensioner, etc. Get the CD if you don't have it...
Forum: Tech Help 06-22-2001, 09:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 909
Posted By SShort
The piece is above the vents in the center of the...

The piece is above the vents in the center of the dash. It is cracked next to the rear defrost switch. A revelation I had last night was to get the replacement piece (availability unknown) and...
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