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Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-02-2008, 03:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 807
Posted By be459
It is likely your starter but clean all the...

It is likely your starter but clean all the starter wire contacts and ground cable connection first. Poor electrical contacts can do that too. If you have to replace the starter, clean all the...
Forum: Tech Help 08-23-2005, 04:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,302
Posted By be459
I do not know much about home HAVC but for auto...

I do not know much about home HAVC but for auto A/C, the only time I do not evacuate the system is when I am sure there is 100% freon in the system (such as after discharging a full functioning...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-03-2002, 01:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,392
Posted By be459
MVK, Read the following post from Steve....

MVK,

Read the following post from Steve. Don't toast the bearings.

http://www.peachparts.com/shopforum/showthread.php?threadid=7243&highlight=pinion

David
Forum: Tech Help 05-15-2002, 12:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 950
Posted By be459
Instructions from ALL Data service manual for my...

Instructions from ALL Data service manual for my car (87 300D) calls for disconnecting the battery and WAIT for few minutes (don't remember how many minutes, possibly 10) before removing the airbag....
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-04-2002, 01:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 842
Posted By be459
Just to add a little more info from the service...

Just to add a little more info from the service manual (more or less):

For Preglow system eninge 617.950, 1978 to 1980:
"If the glow current circuit is interrupted, e.g. by a defective 80 amps...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-03-2002, 12:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,117
Posted By be459
Check the following two things first: (1) If...

Check the following two things first:

(1) If you still have the Trap, get it replaced at the dealer for free.

(2) Check/Replace the fuel filters and air filter.

Good luck.

David
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-08-2002, 05:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,181
Posted By be459
As I said in the past, put a towel next to the...

As I said in the past, put a towel next to the engine below the plugs. In case you drop a nut, washer, etc, it will be on the towel, easy to find. I suggest you change all the plugs that will give...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-07-2002, 11:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,181
Posted By be459
It is the connector in the middle. It should be a...

It is the connector in the middle. It should be a 4-point connector. Points are labeled 15, 50, LA, and 31 on the relay box. Here is the mating diagram:

Point 15 <-> Jack #1 (to fuse box terminal...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-06-2002, 12:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,181
Posted By be459
Based on your problem description, you have...

Based on your problem description, you have either a bad light bulb or one (or two) bad glow plug. To check the light bulb, pull 4-point coupler from the preglow time relay; turn key into position...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-05-2002, 11:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 846
Posted By be459
The warrenty is only 12 months after the recall...

The warrenty is only 12 months after the recall is done. I do not think the Trap can do the kind of damage as your picture shown . I was hoping that if you had not had the recall done and if they...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-28-2002, 04:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,318
Posted By be459
I do not think the readout from W126 can be used...

I do not think the readout from W126 can be used on W124. The screw mounts look different. My 87 300D (W124) uses cable.

David
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-23-2002, 02:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 846
Posted By be459
Have you done the Trap recall? The recall TSB...

Have you done the Trap recall? The recall TSB askes the tech to inspect the turbo for damage done by the Trap. If damage is found, MB USA will replace it free during the recall.

David
Forum: Tech Help 02-22-2002, 12:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 671
Posted By be459
Check out this link: ...

Check out this link:

http://www.peachparts.com/shopforum/showthread.php?threadid=30953&highlight=neutral

David
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-21-2002, 02:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,540
Posted By be459
Re: Update: Changed my glowplugs today.

Before you change the rest of the plugs, put towels under the plugs next to the engine. If you do drop the nut or washers (very easy), it will land on the towel. You can pick it up with a magnetic...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-21-2002, 12:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 807
Posted By be459
$1000 sounds high to me. How about $500 or $600?...

$1000 sounds high to me. How about $500 or $600? It will take a lot of money to restore this car. In general, I 'll rather pay top dollars for a MB in top condition.

David
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-19-2002, 11:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 806
Posted By be459
I do not really understand your post. I think you...

I do not really understand your post. I think you were trying to say that your "CALYPER" was frozen. If so, it would cause brake overheat and fading, or boiling of brake fluid. After it cooled...
Forum: Tech Help 02-18-2002, 06:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,140
Posted By be459
Ryna, It sounds like your instrument cluster...

Ryna,

It sounds like your instrument cluster has a loose connector or cold solder joints. Remove the cluster, clean all connectors and take the speedo out of the cluster and resolder all joints. ...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-18-2002, 04:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,891
Posted By be459
Re: No

If you check the current flow of each plug, it is likely that you find at least one plug having no flow. Fix the glow plug system first. If you still have the starting problem, you can move on to...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-18-2002, 04:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,891
Posted By be459
Re: Flashback...

Yep, Bill. The 83 240D is an iron horse, especially with a manual tranny. I have never worked on a 240D before. I may add a 240D with manual tranny to my fleet if the physical conditions and price...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-16-2002, 01:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,891
Posted By be459
Additional info from the service manual: "If...

Additional info from the service manual:
"If the glow current circuit in interrupted, e.g. by a defective 80-amps fuse.........the pregrow indicator lamp will flash for approx. 30 seconds after the...
Forum: Tech Help 02-15-2002, 07:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,140
Posted By be459
Give me more information and see if I can come up...

Give me more information and see if I can come up with a reason:

1. Which part of the dash you bang on to try to fix it? On top of the dash board? on the plastic lense?

2. When you say...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-15-2002, 05:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,891
Posted By be459
If I understand your problem correctly, your...

If I understand your problem correctly, your indicator light previously was blinking (indicating one or more bad plugs) and you still could start you car. But now, the indicator light acts normal...
Forum: Tech Help 02-15-2002, 05:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 615
Posted By be459
Check this out, Ben. ...

Check this out, Ben.

http://www.peachparts.com/shopforum/showthread.php?threadid=30262&highlight=leak

Good luck

David
Forum: Tech Help 02-15-2002, 12:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,140
Posted By be459
Re: Speedo Troubles?

I think the speedo from 300SD is electrical, no speedo cable. If so, the above fix may not apply.

David
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-09-2002, 06:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 800
Posted By be459
Are the fuel filters and in-tank screen okay? ...

Are the fuel filters and in-tank screen okay?

David
Forum: Tech Help 02-07-2002, 11:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 761
Posted By be459
I agree with Mike. The glass is cable driven and...

I agree with Mike. The glass is cable driven and the cable possibly broke. The replacement regulator comes with a new motor, not cheap. Performance's (www.************************) price is about...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-06-2002, 12:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 716
Posted By be459
I think one of your glow plugs is bad. David

I think one of your glow plugs is bad.

David
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-05-2002, 06:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 881
Posted By be459
I do not see the relationship between "hard shut...

I do not see the relationship between "hard shut down" and a leaking shutoff valve. Can someone educate me a little more? I am thinking that If the valve is leaking air, the engine will not shut...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-05-2002, 05:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 858
Posted By be459
Me 2. David

Me 2.

David
Forum: Tech Help 01-30-2002, 08:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 778
Posted By be459
As I said previously, the 10th digit of your VIN...

As I said previously, the 10th digit of your VIN shows the year. Your should have a letter "F" which stands for 1985.

David
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