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Forum: Featured Cars 12-17-2007, 11:57 AM
Replies: 18
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Posted By TomO
For what it is worth: I really wanted another...

For what it is worth: I really wanted another W124 wagon, but before I was able to find another nice '94-'94 W124 wagon (I wanted to find one locally), I found a nice 2002 BMW 525i Sport Wagon (E39;...
Forum: Featured Cars 03-06-2006, 12:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,213
Posted By TomO
w124 vs bmw ?

I unfortunately recently hit a deer going 35 mph with our '94 E320 wagon at 175k miles. Insurance totalled it so I am back in the market. As to the MB, I think the 124 has (by far) the best cargo...
Forum: Tech Help 09-06-2005, 02:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,138
Posted By TomO
Driver's side UK; Passenger side US; under the...

Driver's side UK; Passenger side US; under the exhaust manifold. On my car the oil drain plug is on the other (left) side. My coolant plug was shiny metal (as opposed to rusty bolts elsewhere on the...
Forum: Tech Help 09-02-2005, 03:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,138
Posted By TomO
I just noticed you are in the UK--the location of...

I just noticed you are in the UK--the location of the coolant drain plug stated as being on the "passenger side" might have confused you? Right hand is (normally) in reference to looking toward the...
Forum: Tech Help 09-01-2005, 01:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,728
Posted By TomO
My knowledge is for a 94 3.2 engine, but I'm...

My knowledge is for a 94 3.2 engine, but I'm guessing if you don't drain coolant from the crankcase you will get some drainage when you pull off the steel pipe.
The pipe seal is a fattish o-ring--I...
Forum: Tech Help 08-31-2005, 04:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 883
Posted By TomO
Stevebfl--help!

From my wiring harness p/n Phil at Mercedesshop parts thinks the throttle harness was part of my new engine harness. So, how do I diagnose the very expensive throttle actuator vs something else? I...
Forum: Tech Help 08-31-2005, 03:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,728
Posted By TomO
To remove the fan clutch in my 94, I use a 1+...

To remove the fan clutch in my 94, I use a 1+ foot-long 4mm rod bent about 75 degrees the last half inch. Stick it down between the tstat and the block; it fits in a hole on the backside of the...
Forum: Tech Help 08-31-2005, 02:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,048
Posted By TomO
But I wouldn't discount the thermostat, either....

But I wouldn't discount the thermostat, either. I've had a couple stop working over the past decade in my BMWs. I suspect they get old, and I've been told that you can "cook" them--say if you nearly...
Forum: Tech Help 08-30-2005, 11:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,138
Posted By TomO
You can sort of see it under the exhaust manifold...

You can sort of see it under the exhaust manifold toward the rear using a mirror but it is easier to see from underneath. It has a hole and is meant to be used with a hose--I tried that but used an...
Forum: Tech Help 08-29-2005, 10:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 883
Posted By TomO
Steve, Yesterday I first drove 30 miles back...

Steve,

Yesterday I first drove 30 miles back home and this morning pulled codes before I started the car. I got the light when I pushed pin 2 but after the 2 second hold I got no blink at all. I...
Forum: Tech Help 08-28-2005, 03:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 883
Posted By TomO
vacuum leak; idles ok now; still get codes; still puzzled

I got a new wiring harness last year.

It turns out, I had knocked the vacuum hose off the manifold/throttle body while putting the head/intake manifold back on. After reconnecting that hose I...
Forum: Tech Help 08-25-2005, 01:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,728
Posted By TomO
Removing the radiator on my 94 E320 was the...

Removing the radiator on my 94 E320 was the easiest thing I've done on that car.
Forum: Tech Help 08-25-2005, 11:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 883
Posted By TomO
94 E320 codes 5,6; pin 8=8,13; pin14=3

Check engine light came on July1, but engine still ran fine. I got codes 5 and 6; Pin 8=none; Pin 14=3. I then replaced the leaky head gasket, (also spark plugs, belt tensioner, water pump; coil...
Forum: Tech Help 08-12-2005, 04:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,085
Posted By TomO
solved

:) Thanks for the help. I bought a $2 M6x1.0 tap; it only went in a couple turns until I felt moderate resistance. Looking in with a light and a mirror I could see the first 4 threads or so were...
Forum: Tech Help 08-11-2005, 02:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,085
Posted By TomO
You might be right about M6x1.0; the bolt I used...

You might be right about M6x1.0; the bolt I used had virtually the same thread pitch as an M6 x 1.0; it was just a tad smaller in diameter. Maybe I could gently try to insert a tap just to see if it...
Forum: Tech Help 08-11-2005, 01:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,085
Posted By TomO
need tool to extract timing chain pin M104

Help. I can't remove the guide pin from my upper timing chain cover/left hand chain rail (see photos). Does anyone know where can I get a tool or the correct size and strength bolt? Dealers I called...
Forum: Tech Help 08-10-2005, 02:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,693
Posted By TomO
what bolt size - slide hammer to remove guide pin?

My M104 upper timing cover wasn't coming off very easily, so I started trying to remove the guide pin. (I see from Steve's post above that I should be able to remove the cover first; nevertheless,...
Forum: Tech Help 03-29-2005, 04:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,055
Posted By TomO
window kluge in rear door ashtray

I never could figure out my intermittent window switch--I think it might have been a bad relay under the back seat: the window always went down but often wouldn't go up. When I reversed the power...
Forum: Tech Help 03-29-2005, 02:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 723
Posted By TomO
Also wondering how to splice the pair of white wires

two of the 4 wires are white--when splicing, which goes to which? does it matter? I searched archives, but none I found addressed this issue. I was thinking of locating the splice under the passenger...
Forum: Tech Help 03-28-2005, 07:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 723
Posted By TomO
oxygen sensor 4-wire p/n question 94 E320

A while back I bought a MB 4-wire oxygen sensor labeled p/n 0 258 003314/315 for my 94 E320 wagon. I tried to install the new one the other day. I believe I needed part 0 258 003314 (aka 13314). Both...
Forum: Tech Help 08-06-2004, 08:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 880
Posted By TomO
M104: change timing chain rails with head gasket?

Can the timing chain rails be replaced when doing a head gasket without removing the lower timing cover? Will the rails normally need replacement at 140k miles? (oil leak).
Forum: Tech Help 07-31-2004, 04:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,493
Posted By TomO
Head gasket brand and timing chain rails

I'm in the process of ordering parts: does anyone know what brand name is on the OEM gasket? Apparently the Elring gasket has the new metal inserts on the front corners.

Also, is it possible to...
Forum: Tech Help 07-01-2004, 11:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,617
Posted By TomO
?bad convenience control unit? DPDT kluge?

I did some circuit testing and would appreciate help with my diagnosis. (Thanks to Jim who sent me links to benzworld where I found the correct wiring diagram (on a Russian website)--and it turns out...
Forum: Tech Help 06-29-2004, 06:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,617
Posted By TomO
I forgot to mention that I can get my window up...

I forgot to mention that I can get my window up fine by disconnecting the motor wires in the door and applying 12v to the green and black leads. Also, to check the wires into the door pillar must I...
Forum: Tech Help 06-29-2004, 05:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,492
Posted By TomO
My two year old coil primary is 0.9 to 1.0 ohm...

My two year old coil primary is 0.9 to 1.0 ohm and secondary is 6.5 kohms; the bad coil was 0.8 to 0.9 primary and 15.9k secondary (but my ohmmeter reads 0.5 ohm when I short the leads). By the way,...
Forum: Tech Help 06-29-2004, 05:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,617
Posted By TomO
E320 window switches driving me nuts

I swapped the rear window switches with each other and then swapped the console rear switches with each other with no change in behavior of either rear window motors (i.e., right rear still fine,...
Forum: Tech Help 06-29-2004, 04:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,492
Posted By TomO
new coil fixed e320 misfire

I installed a new Bosch coil in place of the defective MB coil, and also installed new spark plugs (gaps on old ones were about 0.9mm.) In conclusion, two bad coils in past two years: first at 120k...
Forum: Tech Help 06-27-2004, 09:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,617
Posted By TomO
I've had the door panel off before so hopefully...

I've had the door panel off before so hopefully it will be easy to remove again (this time I took detailed notes on where to put my little prybars and screwdrivers to remove the outer plastic trim...
Forum: Tech Help 06-25-2004, 08:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,492
Posted By TomO
I did try pin 8 again, and I still get code 1....

I did try pin 8 again, and I still get code 1. Cruise control works fine. The car runs worst when it is cold--no power and wierd shift points--then it runs fairly well when warm. Next week I'll let...
Forum: Tech Help 06-24-2004, 05:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,617
Posted By TomO
How to check if window switches OK?

My right rear window goes down but not up. For a while it was intermittent, and would eventually go up if we jiggled the door or console switch enough. Now it is dead. I pulled the switch and checked...
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