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Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-23-2011, 12:08 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Scott98
PM sent. Thanks, Scott

PM sent.

Thanks,

Scott
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-22-2011, 02:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,368
Posted By Scott98
Thanks. That's exactly what I was looking for. ...

Thanks. That's exactly what I was looking for. If checking the transducers doesn't work, what's the next step?

Scott
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-22-2011, 10:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,368
Posted By Scott98
P0248 Code on OM 606 - Wastegate Solenoid

My friend's '99 E300D recently threw the following code: P0248 - Turbo/Super Charger Wastegate Solenoid "B" Range/Performance.

Symptoms are that the turbocharger no longer spools up. He checked...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-18-2011, 09:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 641
Posted By Scott98
The actuator is disconnected on purpose. It...

The actuator is disconnected on purpose. It doesn't affect the window's operation.

Thanks,

Scott
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-17-2011, 08:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 641
Posted By Scott98
Manual window regulator problem

I installed a new manual window regulator in the front passenger window of my '82 240D. When I roll the window up, the cross piece that the scissor pieces attach to in Pic 1 bends down on the left...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-10-2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,436
Posted By Scott98
Love it! Scott

Love it!

Scott
Forum: Tech Help 09-16-2011, 07:31 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 33,869
Posted By Scott98
As a former 911 and 944 Turbo S owner, I'm very...

As a former 911 and 944 Turbo S owner, I'm very familiar with PelicanParts and have posted there as well. Even own two of Wayne's books - Rebuilding and Modifying 911 Engines and 101 Projects for...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-02-2011, 05:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,236
Posted By Scott98
I know you're right. Gotta invest in the tools...

I know you're right. Gotta invest in the tools if I want to do it right the first time. I was just a litte surprised that the low side pressure was still where it should have been. Had it been...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 07-02-2011, 04:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,236
Posted By Scott98
Do you think I'm low on R-12?

Three or four years ago I installed a new AC compressor, receiver/drier, expansion valve and auxillary fan. I flushed the system, pulled a vacuum and filled it with R-12. My AC has worked perfectly...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-18-2011, 08:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,632
Posted By Scott98
I have Bilstein Comforts all the way around on my...

I have Bilstein Comforts all the way around on my 240D and want to throw them in the garbage. If you putt around like a grandpa I guess they are fine. (I know it's only 67 hp, but....) In the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-18-2011, 08:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 669
Posted By Scott98
FWIW, I just did my 616 at 29k. Half were tight,...

FWIW, I just did my 616 at 29k. Half were tight, half were in spec.

Scott
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-14-2011, 08:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,273
Posted By Scott98
That's a valid point and something I hadn't...

That's a valid point and something I hadn't considered. Thanks for posting. Do you think reaming the glow plug holes will remove the soot buildup or do you think it is simply an unavoidable by...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-14-2011, 08:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,273
Posted By Scott98
Most of the front end parts have lasted 20 years....

Most of the front end parts have lasted 20 years. I've replaced what appear to be original starters, alternators, a/c compressors and radiators around the 20 year mark (I concede in advance there is...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-14-2011, 08:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,273
Posted By Scott98
I associate Bosch with O.E. quality; maybe I...

I associate Bosch with O.E. quality; maybe I shouldn't. It's not like I'm buying parts from Autozone.

Scott
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-13-2011, 02:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,273
Posted By Scott98
Cheap Quality of MB Replacement Parts

I'm now starting to replace parts I've already replaced once on my 240 and it's really bothering me.

I've owned my car now for 4.5 years and have put about 29k on it. When I first got it, I...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-08-2011, 08:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,670
Posted By Scott98
You shouldn't have to adjust the camber to it's...

You shouldn't have to adjust the camber to it's max to get it aligned properly. Maybe you've got worn components and in that case it was a waste of money to get it aligned anyway. Or maybe, over...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-28-2011, 07:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 668
Posted By Scott98
Nice to see people using my "how to!" ...

Nice to see people using my "how to!"

Scott
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-16-2011, 08:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,274
Posted By Scott98
Why? Scott

Why?

Scott
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-16-2011, 08:29 PM
Replies: 3
LOL
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Posted By Scott98
From a fellow all manual 240D owner, LOVED IT! ...

From a fellow all manual 240D owner, LOVED IT!

Scott
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-16-2011, 08:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,549
Posted By Scott98
+1. A friend of mine is leasing a CLS550 for...

+1. A friend of mine is leasing a CLS550 for around 5k down and $635/month for a 3 year lease with 15k/year mileage allotment (costs around 84k new). Cheaper than buying the car and selling it in...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-16-2011, 08:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,549
Posted By Scott98
When the 124 came out, people said it wasn't as...

When the 124 came out, people said it wasn't as reliable as the 123. When the 210 came out, people said it wasn't as reliable as the 123, 124. When the 211 came out, people said it wasn't as...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-29-2010, 06:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,120
Posted By Scott98
Put blue loctite on the bolts. Scott

Put blue loctite on the bolts.

Scott
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-27-2010, 06:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 20,064
Posted By Scott98
Nice write up! See if the Moderators will post...

Nice write up! See if the Moderators will post this in the DIY Articles section.

Scott
Forum: Tex-Mex (TX, OK, NM, Mexico) 12-08-2010, 10:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,870
Posted By Scott98
Take your car to Mickey at Jim's Fine Cars in...

Take your car to Mickey at Jim's Fine Cars in Albuquerque. I simply can't say enough good things about him. He even gave me his personal car as a loaner when mine was in for repairs. He is factory...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-08-2010, 10:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,117
Posted By Scott98
Note that towing is only for "eligible" vehicles,...

Note that towing is only for "eligible" vehicles, meaning those that meet one of the three outlined criteria. The same criteria that apply to the old free services. In other words, they've expanded...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-08-2010, 08:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,117
Posted By Scott98
End To Free MB Roadside Assistance Program For Most Of Us

Received a letter in the mail today from Mercedes-Benz USA stating that effective January 1, 2011, the 24-Hour Roadside Assistance program is now available only to people whose vehicles fall within...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-05-2010, 04:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 779
Posted By Scott98
Thanks for the link. As these cars are now...

Thanks for the link. As these cars are now dropping into the teens I think we will see more DIY types on this forum picking them up. It would be nice to have some type of DIY articles for basic...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-05-2010, 10:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 779
Posted By Scott98
Here's the warning: "SBC brake system MUST...

Here's the warning:

"SBC brake system MUST be deactivated using SBD 102 or Mercedes Star Diagnosis tool. When activated, the SBC brake system builds up high pressure in the brake system. The...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-05-2010, 10:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 779
Posted By Scott98
I was pricing rotors and brake pads for this car...

I was pricing rotors and brake pads for this car on this website out of curiosity when I saw a warning by the parts that you have to disable the braking system with some kind of computer before...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-04-2010, 09:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 703
Posted By Scott98
+1. These fuses are exposed to the elements and...

+1. These fuses are exposed to the elements and oxidize over 20+ years. They will cease working even though they aren't blown. Replace them all with new ones. It isn't expensive. Do the simple...
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