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Forum: Tech Help 05-18-2009, 12:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,132
Posted By dieselnutnj
190E No Spark

After a 4 hour flawless trip, I parked my 190E for the nite. (1984). The next day got in it started fine and drove less then 500' and it just died. Would not start back up. Pushed back in garage...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-05-2008, 09:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 523
Posted By dieselnutnj
the cruise picks up the speed from the speedo...

the cruise picks up the speed from the speedo which I believe is electric on your car? Check your connections on and around the speedo, and then check at the rear of the trans on the drivers side to...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-04-2008, 08:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 870
Posted By dieselnutnj
do you have any aftermarket accessories possibly...

do you have any aftermarket accessories possibly hooked into the clock fuse? Cell phone, Amp etc? I have never seen a clock drain a battery over nite. Very wierd.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-04-2008, 08:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,519
Posted By dieselnutnj
I recently bought a 190E off Ebay as a project...

I recently bought a 190E off Ebay as a project car. I absolutely loved the way it handled once 90% of it's issues were worked out. The driveline has over 200K on it and is still very reliable. My...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-04-2008, 08:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 657
Posted By dieselnutnj
where abouts are you located? I have found...

where abouts are you located? I have found ******** AZ to be ideal for cheaper parts for the Benzes. Free shipping last I checked over 50.00.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-04-2008, 08:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 663
Posted By dieselnutnj
do you have a small round black cylinder bolted...

do you have a small round black cylinder bolted to the drivers side front wheel well under the hood? Should unscrew then unplug. That will be the tach amp. Good for multiple cracked connections...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-04-2008, 08:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 628
Posted By dieselnutnj
I think the knobs you removed hold the clock in...

I think the knobs you removed hold the clock in place on that dash. I use two pieces of fine welding rod fashioned into hooks. slip them in on either side of instrument cluster and then turn them...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-04-2008, 08:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 392
Posted By dieselnutnj
If you are refferring to the steel line that runs...

If you are refferring to the steel line that runs from the turbo, round the back side of the head down to the rear of the oil filter housing.. you will loose a small amount but not the entire volume...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-01-2008, 01:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 969
Posted By dieselnutnj
easy way to find out if your on all 4 or just 3.....

easy way to find out if your on all 4 or just 3.. crack each line at the injector. See if any of them make no difference in the way the engine runs. Make sure you have fuel out of each line when...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-01-2008, 12:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 993
Posted By dieselnutnj
i'm assuming you do not have climate control? Do...

i'm assuming you do not have climate control? Do you have the rotary knobs or push buttons for your heat? I believe that car has a cable operated valve on the fire wall that opens and closes the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-01-2008, 12:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,698
Posted By dieselnutnj
if you have the old aluminum fuses, change them...

if you have the old aluminum fuses, change them all to the newer copper ones.. .will save you mucho headaches down the line. Rock your flasher switch back and forth several times. If your fairly...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-01-2008, 12:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,481
Posted By dieselnutnj
my '84 has the pick up on the balancer in the...

my '84 has the pick up on the balancer in the front. There is a small round looks like a garbage can module on the drivers side front fender under the hood. This unit has been known to fail. I...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-01-2008, 12:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,543
Posted By dieselnutnj
Wow... I've been looking at them for free for...

Wow... I've been looking at them for free for friends! I guess I need to charge too.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-28-2008, 12:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 614
Posted By dieselnutnj
sounds like it could be the O ring for the B1...

sounds like it could be the O ring for the B1 servo. I have seen them leak. There is another cover for the governor as well behind that. As the others have said clean the area off and see if you...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-28-2008, 12:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 793
Posted By dieselnutnj
That is the best part of this forum.. the wealth...

That is the best part of this forum.. the wealth of knowledge we all have and share! I love this forum.. very glad I joined it!!!
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-28-2008, 12:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,537
Posted By dieselnutnj
a quicker "cheat is to carefully bend the...

a quicker "cheat is to carefully bend the aluminum tabs straight and slip board out since you have to remove it anyway. Get yourself some acetone, and a brass brush. I found mine in Walmart of all...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-26-2008, 07:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 596
Posted By dieselnutnj
I would lean towards the glowplugs definitely...

I would lean towards the glowplugs definitely before anything else. If you have a test light, or a volt meter, place it on one of the glow plugs and turn the key on. Your test lite should light up...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-26-2008, 07:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,351
Posted By dieselnutnj
wow! In all the years I've worked on these...

wow! In all the years I've worked on these cars.. I have NEVER seen the damper put on 180* out. Thats one for the books.

I guess I have to ask the ultimate in stupid questions.. did this engine...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-26-2008, 07:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,943
Posted By dieselnutnj
if it aint broke dont fix it. lol I would...

if it aint broke dont fix it. lol

I would seriously as preventative maintanance replace the chain and guides. Thats about it. Guides dont usually go bad, and unless your having issues with it,...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-26-2008, 11:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 658
Posted By dieselnutnj
When you say the car won't start, I assume that...

When you say the car won't start, I assume that it ran fine the day before? I'm assuming after new glowplugs and filters it was running? Does the engine turn over or does the starter not engage? ...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-24-2008, 09:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,411
Posted By dieselnutnj
which side are you working on. Are you talking...

which side are you working on. Are you talking about the ones that hold the mount to the frame?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-24-2008, 03:52 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,351
Posted By dieselnutnj
I kinda half read all the replies you have...

I kinda half read all the replies you have recieved, and I take it your still having a problem. I'm seeing allot of things changing but here goes.

First, I'm assuming you either have the valve...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-24-2008, 03:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 507
Posted By dieselnutnj
with your cam marks lined up, and both lobes up...

with your cam marks lined up, and both lobes up on number one, look down at the crankshaft damper. You should see a series of numbers on the damper and a small pointer comming off the front cover. ...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-24-2008, 03:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 870
Posted By dieselnutnj
While a long shot, could be a bad battery still. ...

While a long shot, could be a bad battery still. What I would try is disconnecting the battery and see if it dies over night. If it is still up and fresh, then I would look carefully at what the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-24-2008, 03:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,398
Posted By dieselnutnj
I've always just filled mine up with off road...

I've always just filled mine up with off road diesel. It's basically dyed diesel fuel for non public road use. Saves the taxes, and burns hot. My garage is large enough that I do not have any...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-24-2008, 04:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 483
Posted By dieselnutnj
since all the injectors are identical, they each...

since all the injectors are identical, they each have two smaller nipples for returns. They cascade one to the other and return via the line off number 1. Number 4 or 5's rear nipple is capped and...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-24-2008, 04:39 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,788
Posted By dieselnutnj
I had help from my Garmin to push mine a tad.. My...

I had help from my Garmin to push mine a tad.. My best friend and I were using my 300TDT 123 chassis this summer going all over. We routinely pushed it faster and faster. While the speedo only goes...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-24-2008, 04:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,346
Posted By dieselnutnj
We all love to kid around!.. I got a good laugh...

We all love to kid around!.. I got a good laugh out of reading all of this. Nice to know Benz owners can poke fun at themselves :)

More then likely you blew a seal, or the high pressure hose is...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-24-2008, 04:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 437
Posted By dieselnutnj
Headgaskets are usually a go or no go item. They...

Headgaskets are usually a go or no go item. They generally tend to be fine or bad. I would start looking for either a plugged up filter, or loose line that cold be allowing for air to enter your...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-21-2008, 01:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 550
Posted By dieselnutnj
If your fairly adventurous, they come apart...

If your fairly adventurous, they come apart fairly easy to, you can usually clean the relay contacts, maybe resolder some of the infamously cracked Benz/Bosch solder joints and ressurect your old...
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