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Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-06-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 122,796
Posted By markg612
Multiple Rescues needed

The 07 CDIs seem to fall between the cracks, I have an 07 W164 manual that does NOT list the CDI, HOWEVER, my 2005 W211 manual covers the engine, so between the two, I was able to find every bit of...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-17-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 278
Posted By markg612
Oil smell

Have you checked under the soundproofing over the injectors for seal leakage? The #4 injector seal was leaking on my 07, and the Black Death had that same burnt stench. I had a happy accident with a...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-15-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 278
Posted By markg612
Interesting, might be an infinitely better...

Interesting, might be an infinitely better breather on the OM651, there is so much oil in the 642 intake system, any air leaks is like using green dye in the A/C system to find leaks, as long as the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-15-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 278
Posted By markg612
I'd dearly love to get an engineers bend on this,...

I'd dearly love to get an engineers bend on this, much like the 606's inherent flaw with the resonance valve vain breaking off, I believe these hoses are failing for the same reason, the resonance...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-14-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 278
Posted By markg612
Right side hose, the cooled side just as it...

Right side hose, the cooled side just as it attaches to the throttle housing. The left side is the hot side from the turbo into the "noise muffler" before the intercooler.

No code, although many...
Forum: ML, GL, G-Wagen, R-Class, Unimog, Sprinter 02-14-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 139
Posted By markg612
OM642 Failed Right Intercooler line

I posted this thread in Diesel Discussion too.

The sprinters seem to do this frequently??
...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-14-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 278
Posted By markg612
OM642 Failed Right Intercooler line

Seems to be a reoccurring issue on the later model 455 pound foot rated OM642 engines, the right intercooler hose splits at the upper end near the throttle housing.

Any of you active techs care to...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-14-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 904
Posted By markg612
The older WSR manuals are a bit thin, Mercedes...

The older WSR manuals are a bit thin, Mercedes trained their techs and the book was meant to be resource guide. The newer electronic versions are more comprehensive.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-14-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 904
Posted By markg612
Look in the EPC! A 601 997 01 48

Look in the EPC!

A 601 997 01 48
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-31-2018, 12:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 283
Posted By markg612
importec sells both of them, look up a 1987 300D...

importec sells both of them, look up a 1987 300D Turbo, they're the same. They also sell the 33 point spline socket you'll need.

https://importecautoparts.com

Shane sells from SSF Autoparts, a...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-31-2018, 12:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,791
Posted By markg612
According to the letter I received from MB,...

According to the letter I received from MB, repairs done at MB authorized service provider are eligible to submit for reimbursement--see my post link below
...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-31-2018, 12:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,791
Posted By markg612
Actual letter

Actual letter from MB attached in my post in this thread. . .

http://www.peachparts.com/shopforum/tech-help/394770-sbc-warrany-extension-part-2-a.html
Forum: Tech Help 08-31-2018, 12:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 847
Posted By markg612
I'll partially agree with your comment, The E's...

I'll partially agree with your comment, The E's for sure will be well past their useful life in regular service in 5 years, sans the diesel, along with the 06 CLSs, and I can't imagine there are...
Forum: Tech Help 08-31-2018, 12:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 847
Posted By markg612
Actual Letter

I've attached the ACTUAL MB letter which I received today in the mail, albeit redacted a bit, it identifies the vehicles and the components covered by the new 25 year warranty.

The list of parts...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-03-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 968
Posted By markg612
I find it interesting resonance technology was...

I find it interesting resonance technology was first applied by MB with the 606, as crude as it was, but obviously measurably effective as it was moved forward and was refined, improved and advanced...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-03-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 968
Posted By markg612
The OM606 Resonance Flaps work

My 1995 E300 performance is noticeably improved with the valves working.

The lower valve, as the housing plate wears from shaft vibration, leads to vane failure. I've replaced the vane twice on...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-21-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 446
Posted By markg612
Adaption?

In theory, you'll need to re-adapt new filters with DAS/Xentry. If you're filters are super contaminated, you may get a MIL.

Check your turbo inlet seal while you have the air filter boxes out....
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-12-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 10,493
Posted By markg612
Fuel Filter??

Has this come up at all in any post?

This was a killer for the OM60x series, insidious gutlessness, with no particular fault.

Thoughts?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-18-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 122,796
Posted By markg612
Rich, same for me, I know what I'm buying and...

Rich, same for me, I know what I'm buying and choosing to do so for all of the same reasons you mentioned.

Although, motor mounts on the ML were an unenjoyable PITA the other day, 2 bolt bottom...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-18-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 122,796
Posted By markg612
Really? Lawsuit on a nearly 10 year old car with...

Really? Lawsuit on a nearly 10 year old car with a defect that shows more often than not after 100K miles?

This IS what Mercedes Benz is about as they age, they're highly engineered and they are...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-19-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 122,796
Posted By markg612
I was pre-pruchase inspecting a 2012 GL350 with...

I was pre-pruchase inspecting a 2012 GL350 with about 90,000 turns and RAN away from it because of the timing chain. I could hear it slap like crazy on startup, and I stethoscoped it while it was...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-09-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,627
Posted By markg612
Hey Mike, it had been leaking a while, maybe 6...

Hey Mike, it had been leaking a while, maybe 6 months to a year. It stunk the garage up really bad, it started out with just a hint of aroma and as the months passed, I couldn't stand the smell if...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-09-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,627
Posted By markg612
YES, I faced it with a tool I fashioned. I...

YES, I faced it with a tool I fashioned.

I used an 1/8" thick piece of aluminum and drilled a close fitting hole slightly larger than the tip of the injector, then used multiple grits of emery...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-31-2017, 09:23 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 122,796
Posted By markg612
Sooo--the DPF is the linch pin in the 229.51 oil...

Sooo--the DPF is the linch pin in the 229.51 oil specification. The oil "additive package" as they say is formulated specifically to work with the DPF. If the xW30 oils are still 229.51, I'd bet ...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-05-2017, 01:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 759
Posted By markg612
Way more common on the V6--essentially the same...

Way more common on the V6--essentially the same injector seal and tip design, same hold down, same potential for leakage.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-05-2017, 01:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 759
Posted By markg612
I think your 42s and 48s are backward, 642 v6,...

I think your 42s and 48s are backward, 642 v6, 648 I6--Haven't had one iota of brake issue.

I like your garage, If my 95 W124.131 would have been a .133 (turbo) it would have been my forever car-...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-05-2017, 01:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,176
Posted By markg612
Same Same

Same same from my father-- If I remember correctly, there was a graph on the back of the prestone jug, much like the graphs in the earlier posts in this thread that provided a optimum temp for ratio....
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-05-2017, 01:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 759
Posted By markg612
OM648 and OM642

So I was rambling through my Mx records to verify my antidotal findings from this afternoons Mx chore.

I'm in the 130+ turn department on both vehicles and as I was changing the oil on the 642, it...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-05-2017, 12:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,176
Posted By markg612
Without question, I've never seen so many...

Without question, I've never seen so many INTELLIGENT and well informed responses to a question on this site.

No s*** guys, well damn done.

Our subject car (87 300TD) is in CA, never freezes,...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 06-17-2017, 03:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,627
Posted By markg612
Photos for Injector seal change

Couldn't get them to post in the original thread.
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