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Forum: Tech Help 01-07-2016, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By dpetryk
Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: Tech Help 01-07-2016, 08:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 352
Posted By dpetryk
Thank you. I am aware of that. The question is...

Thank you. I am aware of that. The question is what is the best way to access it. I have removed them in a 126 chassis and that was difficult at best. I am wondering if accessing it through the...
Forum: Tech Help 01-07-2016, 05:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 352
Posted By dpetryk
W124 - which path is easier?

I need to get to the cruise control amp. Is it easier to remove the instrument cluster to get at it or better going up from the bottom of the dash?
Forum: Tech Help 06-25-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 11,816
Posted By dpetryk
Sounds normal to me. If the temp goes over 95...

Sounds normal to me. If the temp goes over 95 then there is something wrong. I would have the breaks checked ASAP just so you know the condition. I am not sure if your model has wear indicators or...
Forum: Tech Help 09-10-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 502
Posted By dpetryk
"AC was spinning" -- not sure what that means....

"AC was spinning" -- not sure what that means. Compressor or blower?

Could be the blower motor controller if its not spinning. Could be the motor. Brushes wear out and they quit spinning. Could be...
Forum: Tech Help 07-12-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 701
Posted By dpetryk
OOps -- sorry. Intake.

OOps -- sorry.

Intake.
Forum: Tech Help 07-12-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 701
Posted By dpetryk
Are the manifold assemblys for the M116 & M117 interchangable?

Can I use a manifold assembly from a M117 on a M116?
Forum: Mercedes Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 01-10-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 455
Posted By dpetryk
I have a set in almost perfect condition. ...

I have a set in almost perfect condition.

Contact me.
Forum: Wheels & Tires 01-10-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,203
Posted By dpetryk
I still have a set of these wheels for sale.

I still have a set of these wheels for sale.
Forum: SL Forum 01-05-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 21,979
Posted By dpetryk
HArd to tell from the photo how its put together....

HArd to tell from the photo how its put together. I would toss out the possibility that the part that has the 3 spokes might move inside the aluminum part. So that entire assembly of the spoke part...
Forum: SL Forum 01-04-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 21,979
Posted By dpetryk
IIRC there was some sort of cap over the hole....

IIRC there was some sort of cap over the hole. Remove it and see what you have underneath.
Forum: SL Forum 01-04-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 21,979
Posted By dpetryk
The screw is threaded into a brass piece which is...

The screw is threaded into a brass piece which is threaded. Its not a rubber ring as you said. It may look like rubber in this photo but it is not. The brass part slides inside the aluminum part...
Forum: Tech Help 11-08-2012, 09:11 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 37,277
Posted By dpetryk
I switched all my Benzes to dot 5 about 4 years...

I switched all my Benzes to dot 5 about 4 years ago. No problems at all. No fluid discoloration either. I love the stuff.
Forum: Tech Help 05-03-2012, 04:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 894
Posted By dpetryk
Not needed yet.

Not needed yet.
Forum: Tech Help 03-09-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 568
Posted By dpetryk
How funny. Yea that was a project that I did with...

How funny. Yea that was a project that I did with my youngest son Nathan. Long story short is that the boys would fight over who would get to drive my original 82 volvo. I never understood why...
Forum: Tech Help 03-07-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 568
Posted By dpetryk
Whats it worth?

What would a fair price be for this car?

1980 Mercedes 450 SEL. Last production year for the 450. 138,000 total miles. 2nd owner. Dealer maintained. Totally straight. No rust. Never in accident....
Forum: Tech Help 09-25-2011, 07:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 554
Posted By dpetryk
Sounds like the differential or maybe the CV...

Sounds like the differential or maybe the CV joints.
Forum: Tech Help 02-25-2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,601
Posted By dpetryk
Check this out it details how to solve your...

Check this out it details how to solve your adjustment of the ICV.

http://www.peachparts.com/shopforum/showthread.php?t=243090

Look at post 11 & 12.

Post 18 says how to make the adjustment....
Forum: Tech Help 01-27-2011, 08:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 762
Posted By dpetryk
That would be a good diagnostic test.

That would be a good diagnostic test.
Forum: Tech Help 01-26-2011, 08:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 762
Posted By dpetryk
Replace the temp sensors that the ignition unit...

Replace the temp sensors that the ignition unit uses as well as the one for the engine ECU. Temperature related open circuit in the sensor makes the car think it is at a high or low temp. Mixture...
Forum: Tech Help 01-26-2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,060
Posted By dpetryk
Did he replace the hidden O rings at the base of...

Did he replace the hidden O rings at the base of the clutch baskets? If you don't do that, the leakage will not allow the clutches to fully engage. To replace the O rings you have to drill out...
Forum: Tech Help 08-23-2010, 09:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 909
Posted By dpetryk
I had a plugged radiator causing overheating. I...

I had a plugged radiator causing overheating. I could tell because there were "cool" areas on the radiator that you could feel because there was no coolant running through that part if the radiator....
Forum: Tech Help 08-18-2010, 05:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 422
Posted By dpetryk
How difficult to ... 98 - SLK230

How difficult is it to replace the hydraulic actuators in the SLK230 top? The forward one is leaking and the little triangular windows will not go up. The top does not move in either direction and it...
Forum: Tech Help 08-18-2010, 12:07 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,094
Posted By dpetryk
I see you live in the rust belt. Many times the...

I see you live in the rust belt. Many times the torsion bars fail as a result of rust where the bar and the upper control arm join. I lived in Milwaukee for 15 years and I watched in anger as my cars...
Forum: Tech Help 08-17-2010, 04:31 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,094
Posted By dpetryk
I may have a spare if you are interested.

I may have a spare if you are interested.
Forum: Tech Help 08-17-2010, 04:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 793
Posted By dpetryk
The fuel sender can be cleaned which will cure...

The fuel sender can be cleaned which will cure the glitchy gauge.
Forum: Tech Help 08-17-2010, 04:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 543
Posted By dpetryk
Sounds like the seat control module is missing.

Sounds like the seat control module is missing.
Forum: Tech Help 08-17-2010, 04:17 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,094
Posted By dpetryk
The torsion bar arrangement on an E class vehicle...

The torsion bar arrangement on an E class vehicle is not even close to what is on the S class. If the torsion bar is broken you are in for a lot of work to replace it.
Forum: Tech Help 08-17-2010, 04:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,370
Posted By dpetryk
98 SLK 230 - Problems?

One of my friends is looking at a 98 SLK Kompressor.

What are the problem areas for this vehicle?

The owner said something about paint not adhering properly to the interior???

I wonder if...
Forum: Tech Help 06-28-2010, 09:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,984
Posted By dpetryk
OMG - anything to rack up the post counter.

OMG - anything to rack up the post counter.
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