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Forum: Tech Help 04-21-2004, 08:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 707
Posted By Benzomatic126
hood adjustment

Just wanted to know if this worked? I also have a 1983 380 SEL and it has the exact same problem. My mechanic wants to grind something down to fix it. What is the solution?
Forum: Tech Help 06-26-2003, 06:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 699
Posted By Benzomatic126
Thank you both for your replies. Yes Moedip, you...

Thank you both for your replies. Yes Moedip, you are right on the money. I was twisting and pulling under the car until my shoulder got tired. Well, I guess I have a year.

Thanks again.
Forum: Tech Help 06-26-2003, 01:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 699
Posted By Benzomatic126
muffler shield gone

I've been posting my mercedes questions for awhile on tech help about my 380 SEL; but this question could be about any car I suppose. (vw jetta)

I have a muffler in the rear of the car that has...
Forum: Tech Help 06-09-2003, 08:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,524
Posted By Benzomatic126
I have a 1983 380 SEL, the timing chain was...

I have a 1983 380 SEL, the timing chain was changed by the PO years ago and he told me that MB will not consider that a warranty job. The deadline for that passed many years ago when MB realized that...
Forum: Tech Help 06-05-2003, 07:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 793
Posted By Benzomatic126
I just got back from my mechanic and was charged...

I just got back from my mechanic and was charged $47 for my oil change (380 SEL) and I even supplied the filter. I hate to mess up the driveway, and also hate to have the high school drop out messing...
Forum: Wheels & Tires 05-04-2003, 02:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 848
Posted By Benzomatic126
Thank you both for your replies. I see that two...

Thank you both for your replies. I see that two of the tires were made in 1995; good tread in the middle but a bit worn on the sides.

Scott
Forum: Wheels & Tires 05-04-2003, 10:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 848
Posted By Benzomatic126
DOT code for year tire mfg.?

Can anyone tell me the code D.O.T. uses to mark on each tire when the tire was manufactured? I bought a 380 SEL with tires that may need replacing and I thought I would see how old they are.
...
Forum: Tech Help 12-08-2002, 07:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 577
Posted By Benzomatic126
Thank you Jbaj007 from Santa Monica, CA. I will...

Thank you Jbaj007 from Santa Monica, CA. I will have that adjusted.
Forum: Tech Help 12-07-2002, 08:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 577
Posted By Benzomatic126
The frozen parking brake theory sounds good. ...

The frozen parking brake theory sounds good.

I did not set the parking brake on it.

The PO told me that it was a bit "touchy" after someone who took it out for a test ride "broke"it by...
Forum: Tech Help 12-07-2002, 06:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 577
Posted By Benzomatic126
Brake Problems

I have a 1983 380 SEL. After sitting about 7-10 days and sudden cold weather hitting Ohio I started it up and started to go in reverse for about 5 feet and then the brakes would not allow me to go...
Forum: Tech Help 09-13-2002, 05:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,105
Posted By Benzomatic126
Wahler or Behr Thermostat?

I will be replacing the thermostat on my 1983 380 SEL and wanted to know which brand of thermostat would be the higher quality, Wahler or Behr? Any suggestions? both are the same price.

Thanks,...
Forum: Tech Help 08-04-2002, 09:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 577
Posted By Benzomatic126
Octane question (MB126)

I am looking at my owners manual from my 1983 380 SEL and deciding what is the correct fuel (octane). The manual reads:

"Unleaded gasoline: Average Octane of Research and Motor 87 (RON of 91).
...
Forum: Tech Help 05-24-2002, 01:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 596
Posted By Benzomatic126
vent line

Thanks Moedip and Bribenz. I was a lilttle worried when I saw the frayed braided hose and no clamp (rusted off). If fuel was running through that line it would have been all over the road/driveway. I...
Forum: Tech Help 05-24-2002, 10:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 596
Posted By Benzomatic126
what are these 4 lines (W126)

Let me first say the the local MB dealership parts dept. did not know the answer to my question, and asked me to bring my car in.

Dumb question: I have a 1983 380 SEL (W126) and I have some fuel...
Forum: Tech Help 05-21-2002, 07:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 817
Posted By Benzomatic126
Warm start problems

You may have fuel pressure leakdown, caused by a defective fuel accumulator, or fuel pump check valve. I have also been told that injectors can also cause the leakdown.

I have a 1983 380 SEL...
Forum: Tech Help 05-09-2002, 09:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,217
Posted By Benzomatic126
Trunk locked

I have the same problem with my 1983 380 SEL. As Jim has stated it has to do with locking the doors. If I lock my doors the trunk is also locked and I cannot get in with the master key. If I unlock...
Forum: Tech Help 05-07-2002, 10:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 704
Posted By Benzomatic126
Euro 287

Euro 287...I just tried your suggestion and the dome light faded VERY slightly each time I hit the up or down window switch. Does this point to a bad motor, or could it be something else? Thanks.
Forum: Tech Help 05-07-2002, 08:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 704
Posted By Benzomatic126
One window does nothing on W126

Here is the problem:

Drivers side front window does nothing. when you press the switch no noise at all. All three of the other windows work fine.

A new window regulator and switch was replaced...
Forum: Tech Help 05-07-2002, 10:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 523
Posted By Benzomatic126
hard warm starts

Mike,

You may want to correct the warm start problem. I had the same problem with my 1983 380, and I did the same thing you are doing, playing with the gas pedal when I started the car. The...
Forum: Tech Help 05-06-2002, 11:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 673
Posted By Benzomatic126
power steering filter

When changing the power steering filter and fluid, are there any seals/gaskets that should be changed. Also, my MB manual calls for A/T fluid, is this the same as the power steering fluid that is...
Forum: Tech Help 05-03-2002, 02:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 723
Posted By Benzomatic126
how to replace fuel inj. seals?

I want to replace the fuel injector holders, seals, and o-rings on my 1983 380 SEL. I have only had the car for 6 months and I don't think thay have EVER been changed. I have been told they normally...
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