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Forum: Tech Help 08-19-2012, 01:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,082
Posted By gidpor
Using the back door striker will still prevent me...

Using the back door striker will still prevent me from locking the car - So, on my way to get a replacement. Thanks
Forum: Tech Help 08-17-2012, 01:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,082
Posted By gidpor
Upon finding better light and a calmer state of...

Upon finding better light and a calmer state of mind for inspection, I found the missing link - (well you might say the broken link...) I highlighted the bottom piece of the door striker insert - On...
Forum: Tech Help 08-17-2012, 04:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,082
Posted By gidpor
S124300, I was hoping to find a solution before...

S124300, I was hoping to find a solution before replacing parts. Mostly because I am not sure which part to replace at this point. I will try using the graphite stuff for locks, though it does not...
Forum: Tech Help 08-16-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,082
Posted By gidpor
126 Driver side door will not fully close

I got a short warning. A couple times the door hesitated, but now the Driver side door will not fully close - does not engage - no click sound from the latch like you would get from any door when it...
Forum: Tech Help 07-10-2011, 06:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,372
Posted By gidpor
Fixed, I hope.

Have been driving the car for many days now - No problem starting, and no dying on the freeway. So I must conclude that installing a new Cap & Rotor from the dealer - did cure this ailment. ...
Forum: Tech Help 07-03-2011, 08:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,372
Posted By gidpor
update

For a while there I was getting nowhere with my tests. I have always tried not to throw parts at my old car, and this time I did stray from that path. When I could not figure this problem out, I went...
Forum: Tech Help 07-01-2011, 05:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,051
Posted By gidpor
thanks. good luck

thanks. good luck
Forum: Tech Help 07-01-2011, 04:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,051
Posted By gidpor
how did you solve the issue ? was it indeed the...

how did you solve the issue ? was it indeed the ezl ?
Forum: Tech Help 06-19-2011, 05:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,372
Posted By gidpor
I will order a CPS and try to borrow a used ezl...

I will order a CPS and try to borrow a used ezl from a friend. See whether that cures the issue.
Forum: Tech Help 06-17-2011, 02:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,372
Posted By gidpor
Learning as fast as I can. Prior posts I read...

Learning as fast as I can. Prior posts I read lead me to think that checking resistance was good for determing the state of the CPS. Don't have a scope at home - so that is a small challenge. Thanks
Forum: Tech Help 06-17-2011, 08:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,372
Posted By gidpor
CPS - update.

Read the values - I got 687 ohms. Bottom of the scale- barely squeezes in.
Legally good - I assume. So I will rule the cps out, and continue
Forum: Tech Help 06-16-2011, 12:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,372
Posted By gidpor
Thanks for the replies. I was thrown off course...

Thanks for the replies. I was thrown off course when it became clear the issue is intermittent - The fact that the car fired next morning confused me. ( There was no spark when it did not fire, and...
Forum: Tech Help 06-16-2011, 05:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,372
Posted By gidpor
126/300SE died in traffic !

My 1987 Euro 126/300SE had not been driven in three weeks while I was away.
Yesterday, once the battery was reconnected, I had a tough time starting the car (never before). It would turn and turn...
Forum: Tech Help 08-22-2010, 11:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,154
Posted By gidpor
For me the battery issue has been resolved, but...

For me the battery issue has been resolved, but could you please explain more about using a headlight lamp. I've not heard of this before
Forum: Tech Help 08-20-2010, 01:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,154
Posted By gidpor
Success

It took me a couple of days before I got to the car - with a different battery.
To my great relief car started up immediately, so my fear of damage (from the spark) was unfounded.

All systems...
Forum: Tech Help 08-17-2010, 05:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,154
Posted By gidpor
Thought it was still good - for I have had it for...

Thought it was still good - for I have had it for just over a year.
Will replace battery tomorrow and see. thanks for now
Forum: Tech Help 08-17-2010, 11:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,154
Posted By gidpor
Battery Drain leads to Big Mistake.

We had not used the car for two weeks and when I attempted to yesterday, it would not start. I figured I must have a power drain somewhere because the battery should be good. Nevertheless the key...
Forum: Tech Help 05-22-2010, 06:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,932
Posted By gidpor
Hi, Did you solve your starting issue ? How ? ...

Hi,
Did you solve your starting issue ? How ?
I seem to be having the same symptoms on my 126,1987,300SE with 103 engine
thanks
Forum: Tech Help 05-16-2010, 01:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,335
Posted By gidpor
Seems to me from the photos that the Dist. Cap is...

Seems to me from the photos that the Dist. Cap is pretty worn and needs replacing. Am I correct in this assumption ?
Forum: Tech Help 02-09-2010, 01:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 464
Posted By gidpor
126 - Fuel Tank Return Line Hose

The part number is #1264704175 and the manual tells you to use a "home made" version box wrench to remove and Install.
It does not however specify the wrench size required. Anyone know ?
Also...
Forum: Tech Help 10-07-2008, 11:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,796
Posted By gidpor
can you share the source BillyMac ?

Sure would love to got a set..
thanks
Forum: Tech Help 09-23-2008, 12:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,733
Posted By gidpor
Trying to keep the thread alive

As the title indicates - I am still looking for assistance.

I went ahead and pulled the 2 front ABS sensors out and cleaned them. They were both plenty dirty , but that did nothing for eliminating...
Forum: Tech Help 09-18-2008, 03:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,733
Posted By gidpor
the six pin relay is #0015426719. The ABS unit...

the six pin relay is #0015426719. The ABS unit itself is the newer version from 1986 or 1987 - where the ABS lettering is stamped on the incline side of the plastic cover.
I did not find a socket...
Forum: Tech Help 09-16-2008, 02:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,733
Posted By gidpor
Hopefully the following readings can give an...

Hopefully the following readings can give an indication for what I should look for next. I checked the silver six pin relay inside the hydraulic unit like Arthur suggested -KOEO. Pin #30 to ground...
Forum: Tech Help 09-15-2008, 03:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,733
Posted By gidpor
OK. The battery is good and everything else...

OK. The battery is good and everything else electrical in the car that I can tell, works fine. I found the six pin relay inside the ABS hydraulic unit.It is held in place very snugly so I don't...
Forum: Tech Help 09-14-2008, 08:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,733
Posted By gidpor
M.B.Doc - Which is the six pin relay you are...

M.B.Doc - Which is the six pin relay you are referring to ? Is it inside the cover of the hydraulic unit ?- I do not see anything like an attached relay on the outside of the black plastic cover.
Forum: Tech Help 09-11-2008, 12:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,733
Posted By gidpor
Hi I first checked the fuses which were...

Hi

I first checked the fuses which were good.
Still I swapped the whole OVP unit with a new one I had in the trunk - I had read many threads here about how the OVP might still malfunction even...
Forum: Tech Help 09-11-2008, 09:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,733
Posted By gidpor
oops, I guess I failed to make myself clear yet...

oops, I guess I failed to make myself clear yet again..
ABS light comes on - with all the other dash lights - when I turn the key to start the car but stays on brightly all the time while car is...
Forum: Tech Help 09-11-2008, 04:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,733
Posted By gidpor
ABS light - Not OVP, I think

We hit a bump in the road at speed just before pulling into a parking lot. I mention parking lot because frankly I did not notice if ABS light came on immediately or once we started car a few minutes...
Forum: Tech Help 08-15-2008, 03:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,207
Posted By gidpor
Are you sure about the car ?

The 1988 300SEL has a six cylinder #103 engine that has only one fuel pump .
I know my comment does nothing to solve your problem, but the right info can give people on this forum a better idea of...
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