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Forum: Tech Help 04-10-2008, 01:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 638
Posted By cf
Sorry I do have not the same car but I have a...

Sorry I do have not the same car but I have a question:
are you supposed to see any o ring at all after the filter assembly is screwed down?

Could there be something in the filter housing ...
Forum: Tech Help 11-09-2007, 02:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 765
Posted By cf
Piece of wood helps.

Old fashion precaution:

Check the brake pedal travel limit.
Get a piece of wood thick enough that would stop the pedal before it hits the lower limit when placed under the pedal.
Then when you...
Forum: Tech Help 07-23-2007, 12:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,518
Posted By cf
On our w202 I did not have good experience with...

On our w202 I did not have good experience with EBC green on MB rotors.
Either the EBC green is too hard for the rotors or leave deposit on rotors.
Changed back to MB pads and never had problem...
Forum: Tech Help 06-12-2007, 12:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,346
Posted By cf
this brings you straight to the source

http://www.boschautoparts.com/NR/rdonlyres/425B1A4D-5155-4064-A5E7-E07F8DB720C7/0/CabinAirFilterInstallation.pdf
Forum: Tech Help 05-08-2007, 02:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 726
Posted By cf
I guess you could get those thick plastic sheet...

I guess you could get those thick plastic sheet used in construction/house-building form say Homedepot?

CF
Forum: Tech Help 02-15-2007, 01:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 877
Posted By cf
I believe the front hole is for headlamp washer...

I believe the front hole is for headlamp washer pump if car was fitted with the option.

happened twice on our '97 C280.

The original plug last 7 years for us. In fact It outlast the plastic...
Forum: Tech Help 11-21-2006, 02:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,971
Posted By cf
Temperature of system?

We have a 97 C280 with the inline 6, which have gone through several emission tests.
My experience is:
Cold -when I drove the car short trip (say, 10km) to test the HC was high.
Warm - when I...
Forum: Tech Help 10-16-2006, 11:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 573
Posted By cf
is the oil very old/thick?

Since oil pressure drosp signficantly after warming up.
Could the oil have thickened/sludged up through aging?

I am sure you have thought about it but just would like to put in what first comes...
Forum: Tech Help 10-04-2006, 10:28 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 16,196
Posted By cf
"EF" = tapered seat 17.5mm/ 0.708" reach.

"E" only is 3/4" reach.

This is per NGk's `Desin symbol chart'.
Forum: Tech Help 08-28-2006, 11:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 473
Posted By cf
I guess the gromet plugs just deterioated?

Usually on MB washer tank there are 2 holes:
one for windscreen washer pump,
another one for headlight washer pump.

If your car does not have the headlight washer the pump location at the front...
Forum: Tech Help 07-28-2006, 10:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,096
Posted By cf
Drawtite list one for W202.

http://search.cartserver.com/search/search.cgi?cartid=s-1547&bool=AND&category=l_Dalan_c12&maxhits=1&keywords=da1292&GO=GO%21

Or try:
http://www.drawtite-hitches.com/hitch_selector_combo.htm
...
Forum: Tech Help 11-07-2005, 02:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 624
Posted By cf
try camping foam undelay

I bought a white high density foam one, cut to required shape/fit and double layer to increase the side support of my Subaru seat. Works well for me.

There are different...
Forum: Tech Help 05-07-2005, 05:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 803
Posted By cf
Thanks Matt. After fishing around a bit I...

Thanks Matt.

After fishing around a bit I found It only takes a brave `pull' to take it off.

No bolts, only 3 fasteners.

MB must have made some change in later models.

And I am glad I...
Forum: Tech Help 05-07-2005, 09:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 803
Posted By cf
W202 plastic behind front wheel -how to remove?

Hi,

On our 1997 c-class. There is a plastic moulding piece running along the side of the car at bumper height on front quarter panel & both fr & rr doors.

To get to a stone chip and potential...
Forum: Tech Help 05-02-2005, 10:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,629
Posted By cf
Thks - I am also leery of putting all 4 up on...

Thks - I am also leery of putting all 4 up on jack stands which are all I have access to for now. I used to have solid wood `stands' when working underneath,

Anyway - turned out the front pads...
Forum: Tech Help 04-25-2005, 07:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,629
Posted By cf
Thanks a lot, Brian. Good to have...

Thanks a lot, Brian.

Good to have confirmation.

I just want to make sure locking the parking drum brake does not interfere with rear pads removal.

It should actually be easier than the...
Forum: Tech Help 04-25-2005, 02:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,629
Posted By cf
c280 rear brake pads replacement

Plan to replace rear brake pads on our 97 C280.

I have replaced front pads before but not the rear ones.

Can the the rear brake pads be replaced with parking brake engaged?

Reason being I...
Forum: Tech Help 04-14-2005, 09:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By cf
Thank you very much, Duke. Time to lift the...

Thank you very much, Duke.

Time to lift the bonnet again this weekend to quench my curiosity & get better acquianted with the little hole.

Cheers.

cf
Forum: Tech Help 04-13-2005, 04:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By cf
:rolleyes2 Makes perfect sense to me. Looking...

:rolleyes2 Makes perfect sense to me.
Looking closer, the hole seems to sit just below the o-ring on the stick platic cap/handle.

Thks.

cf
Forum: Tech Help 04-13-2005, 01:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By cf
small hole near tiop of oil dip stick tube ?

Hi,

Our '97 C280, c202 M104:

On dip-stick tube, about 1cm below the rim, is a small (1-2mm dia.) hole.

Quite sure it has always been there but this is first I notice.

Anyone know why a...
Forum: Tech Help 05-29-2003, 11:04 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,245
Posted By cf
Castrol R is NOT compatible with mineral oil. ...

Castrol R is NOT compatible with mineral oil.

Very good racing oil but requires complete flushing of engine before first use.

Last I used it was about 10 years ago in Asia old stock from...
Forum: Wheels & Tires 05-04-2003, 11:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 848
Posted By cf
http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov/cars/rules/tiresafety/rid...

http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov/cars/rules/tiresafety/ridesonit/brochure.html


Try the above link.

Some tyres coaaru only a 3 digit code, not 4. So I would guess the firsr 2 digits are week code...
Forum: Tech Help 03-03-2003, 07:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,324
Posted By cf
better check with yoru dealer, a hard anchor point may or may not exist.

tkd_M119,

I would suggest you check with a MB dealer. There may be a built-in ahchor point under the parcel shelf for ready installation but again it may not exist. Such was not a requirement for...
Forum: Tech Help 03-27-2002, 04:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,985
Posted By cf
Glad it works for you also. C.F.

Glad it works for you also.

C.F.
Forum: Tech Help 03-24-2002, 02:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,985
Posted By cf
TIFOSI, Yes, just unplug the unit will do...

TIFOSI,

Yes, just unplug the unit will do it. I forgot to mention the unit is and will remain attached to a set of harness unpluged. Just use a long zip-tie to secure it from dangling.

By the...
Forum: Tech Help 03-24-2002, 02:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 778
Posted By cf
US car to Canada - you may want to check the government site.

http://www.tc.gc.ca/roadsafety/importusa/impusae.htm
Forum: Tech Help 03-22-2002, 03:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,985
Posted By cf
On a '97 Canadian C class the DRL can be...

On a '97 Canadian C class the DRL can be disactivated by pulling a control unit attached to the harness of the headlight switch. The unit is about cigarette box size and could be found if you remove...
Forum: Tech Help 03-14-2002, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 844
Posted By cf
It is easy and straight forward on our 97 C280. ...

It is easy and straight forward on our 97 C280.

A pad/disc spreader would come in handy for the rear as the pads pulls out straight from the rear of the caliper and slides in same way after...
Forum: Tech Help 02-15-2002, 01:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,279
Posted By cf
Brian 300E, You may want to take a look at...

Brian 300E,

You may want to take a look at the Silver Star.
http://www.sylvania.com/auto/silverstar.htm
Seems to be newest 9004 OE voltage replacement.

I am tempted to give it a shot myself....
Forum: Tech Help 12-14-2001, 01:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 603
Posted By cf
If you want to do a clean installation, spend the...

If you want to do a clean installation, spend the money on the OE mounting plate which bolts onto pre-drilled holes on rear right steel member. This saves you from having to drill holes on the inside...
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