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Forum: Tech Help 06-24-2017, 05:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 793
Posted By pmckechnie
mdawson, I had that exact same problem with my 84...

mdawson, I had that exact same problem with my 84 500SEL. Idleing or going slow down hills, and then accelerating it would create a cloud so bad you couldn't see the cars behind you but other wise...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 07-04-2016, 09:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 892
Posted By pmckechnie
INSIDIOUS ...

INSIDIOUS


https://www.google.com/#q=hyundai+driverless+car+commercial

This one should work. There will be a list of sites to go to so just pick one.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 07-03-2016, 08:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 892
Posted By pmckechnie
I am not trying to promote anything but look at...

I am not trying to promote anything but look at this video and think of how many lives could be saved if all cars had smart cruise control & lane keep assistance. Just do a Google search on "...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 06-23-2016, 01:21 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,977
Posted By pmckechnie
Dynalow, This is my first lease. I had planed...

Dynalow,
This is my first lease. I had planed to pay cash for the car, but the sales manager showed me how I could save by leasing. I may lease a new one when the 36 month lease is up or buy this...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 06-22-2016, 04:21 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,977
Posted By pmckechnie
barry12345 That is why we bought a new car. We...

barry12345
That is why we bought a new car. We want to travel while we still can. I am 73 and the wife is 71. We wanted something we could trust. I feel a used car is always a gamble. I always...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 06-22-2016, 10:21 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,977
Posted By pmckechnie
As promised, here is an update on the leased 2016...

As promised, here is an update on the leased 2016 Genesis. I hate to say this on the greatest MB forum on the web, but I must.

I love this Genesis. We made a trip around the country and we loved...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-30-2016, 05:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 955
Posted By pmckechnie
13 Years Pmckechnie

13 Years

Pmckechnie
Forum: Tech Help 03-03-2016, 09:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 755
Posted By pmckechnie
I am going to get burned for this but I have to...

I am going to get burned for this but I have to say it. In our shop, we always tried Lucas power steering stop leak. We used it for both external and Internal leaks (internal caused Morning...
Forum: Tech Help 02-24-2016, 09:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 589
Posted By pmckechnie
I'm sorry but I don't know much about subaru but...

I'm sorry but I don't know much about subaru but It could be a loose belt. Easy to check.

PaulM
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 02-22-2016, 07:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 781
Posted By pmckechnie
If you look closely at the time from 2:00 to 2:20...

If you look closely at the time from 2:00 to 2:20 you will see that the tug was moving around but at the last, the tug was straight most of the time and the truck was pulling the tug backwards.
I...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 02-21-2016, 09:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 781
Posted By pmckechnie
I think that the angle of the tug would hurt the...

I think that the angle of the tug would hurt the truck (make it lean to the left, lifting the right side) but as far as the tug is concerned the angle doesn't make any difference (it will pull just...
Forum: Tech Help 02-18-2016, 10:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 916
Posted By pmckechnie
Stretch, looking at post 7 I would think that the...

Stretch, looking at post 7 I would think that the WOT switch is connected wrong.
Just to help me get it straight in my mind would you please do the following checks?
With the battery disconnected...
Forum: Tech Help 02-12-2016, 09:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 855
Posted By pmckechnie
My first guess would be the EGR valve hanging up...

My first guess would be the EGR valve hanging up (if it still has one).
BTDT.

PaulM
Forum: Tech Help 01-24-2016, 10:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,700
Posted By pmckechnie
This may not apply to your 88 124 but what I...

This may not apply to your 88 124 but what I finally found on my 84 500SEL with the same problem was the steering box was not centered when the car was going straight. Somewhere in its life the...
Forum: Tech Help 01-09-2016, 06:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 456
Posted By pmckechnie
On a 126, if the system is in heat mode, the fan...

On a 126, if the system is in heat mode, the fan won't come on until the engine gets to around 60c. You could have a thermostat problem. If you press the defrost button, the fan should come on even...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 01-09-2016, 11:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 580
Posted By pmckechnie
Stretch, I am not familiar with the 201 (never...

Stretch, I am not familiar with the 201 (never owned or worked on one) but worked on auto electrical systems for many years. From what I can make out in the pictures it is difficult saying exactly...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 12-23-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,977
Posted By pmckechnie
pj67coll, In 14 years I will be 86 years old...

pj67coll,
In 14 years I will be 86 years old and if I CAN complain about the Genesis I will consider myself lucky.

Skid Row Joe,
So far we have put 1000 miles on the genesis and we are still...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 12-22-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,977
Posted By pmckechnie
It is my understanding that the generation 2...

It is my understanding that the generation 2 (2015-2016) Genesis uses a transmission built by Hyundai. If this is true, I'm sure it is a copy of something else, maybe the ZF 8 speed.

PaulM
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 12-21-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,977
Posted By pmckechnie
Well, we decided we wanted to get a new car. We...

Well, we decided we wanted to get a new car. We drove the Genesis, E350 Mercedes, ES350 Lexus and a few others that were not even considered. Of the 3 finalist, all had their shortcomings. Some...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-14-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,210
Posted By pmckechnie
Bob, Great job. Thank you for sharing it with us....

Bob, Great job. Thank you for sharing it with us. If you don't mind I would like to add 2 things that I learned over the years.
First, for cleaning electrical contacts I use a a pencil eraser...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 12-11-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,213
Posted By pmckechnie
I wondered where I put those things. PaulM

I wondered where I put those things.
PaulM
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 12-08-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,977
Posted By pmckechnie
Well, we drove a 2016 Genesis, looked for used...

Well, we drove a 2016 Genesis, looked for used Mercedes in the area, and other brands. Read all the reviews we could find. Ran the numbers over and over and.....leased the Genesis. Total out of...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 11-28-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,977
Posted By pmckechnie
Yes, they are substandard to the E350 but they...

Yes, they are substandard to the E350 but they cost less. My plan now is to rent one for a few days, drive it 200 or 300 miles and then decide if it is for us. If not, we will move on. It may end...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 11-27-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,977
Posted By pmckechnie
Thanks everyone. I get the idea that a lease is...

Thanks everyone. I get the idea that a lease is an option. I am thinking more about being able to come out better than buying outright as far as depreciation is concerned. I won't have to worry...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 11-27-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,977
Posted By pmckechnie
Lease or buy

I would like some opinions on leasing or buying. I love my MBs but both are getting old with high mileage. We are retired, in our low 70s and want to travel some while we still can. I have been...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussion 11-17-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,028
Posted By pmckechnie
Yes, It is better than the E10 junk they say we...

Yes, It is better than the E10 junk they say we need. I have tried it several times in my 84 500SEL over the last few years and would always see about a 10% increase in mpg and maybe a 10% increase...
Forum: Tech Help 11-13-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,901
Posted By pmckechnie
Bob, I don't think it works like that. ...

Bob, I don't think it works like that.

Power is calculated from the voltage drop across the resistor times the amps in the circuit.

The amps is calculated from the voltage in the circuit...
Forum: Tech Help 11-13-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,901
Posted By pmckechnie
Bob, could you explain this. "Got some 0.1 ohm...

Bob, could you explain this.
"Got some 0.1 ohm 5 watt coming in to get my resistor substitution box wattage upgraded. Will allow me 1 ohm steps from 1 ohm to 10 meg ohm with a 5 watt. $10 from our...
Forum: Tech Help 11-12-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 417
Posted By pmckechnie
O-ring for distributor cap

Can anybody tell me if a generation 1 117 engine should have an o-ring between the distributor cap and the distributor. I have never seen one but I have seen them on the generation 2 117 engines. ...
Forum: Tech Help 10-25-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 799
Posted By pmckechnie
I hate to say this but I just have to. Sell the...

I hate to say this but I just have to. Sell the car and get yourself a 126 car. All you have to do to install.swap.remove the hood springs on a 126 is open the hood to the full up position. You...
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