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Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-07-2021, 11:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 158
Posted By jay_bob
Ok first the simple stuff, although if you did...

Ok first the simple stuff, although if you did the oil cooler seals hopefully you replaced the breather hose with the puck, and also the fitting on the back of the head where the puck inserts. This...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-29-2020, 07:38 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,179
Posted By jay_bob
They need to use this kit for the drill out, it...

They need to use this kit for the drill out, it has the proper sized drills to do the job properly.

http://www.baumtools.com/shop/Mercedes-Benz/09-Diesel/MU242-12MM-BROKEN-GLOW-PLUG-REMOVER-KIT
...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-17-2020, 07:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,516
Posted By jay_bob
There's a reason why the oil cap on the 606 is...

There's a reason why the oil cap on the 606 is located where it is, it allows you to see the cam lobes on #1 to make sure you're really in the right place on the cam.

However on a turbo 606 it is...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-14-2020, 08:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 151
Posted By jay_bob
The blower is fed from either fuse 12 or an...

The blower is fed from either fuse 12 or an external fuse on the shock tower.

There was an engineering change to remove the 25 A fuse 12 and use the external 30 A strip fuse pretty early in 1987...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-14-2020, 08:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,516
Posted By jay_bob
Stretched chain?

Stretched chain?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-09-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By jay_bob
The blower control on these oldies is a simple...

The blower control on these oldies is a simple setup.

There is a 4 position switch, off, 1, 2, 3.
And a two segment resistor.
Position 1 is all the resistor in line with the motor.
Position 2...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-09-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 525
Posted By jay_bob
I run 0W30 ESP and the label has prominent green...

I run 0W30 ESP and the label has prominent green colors, large font ESP, and a cartoon of a car with an absurdly huge DPF. However the cap isnít green, itís silver like the rest of the bottle.
...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-07-2020, 06:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 340
Posted By jay_bob
Yes the factory interval is 1 year or x number of...

Yes the factory interval is 1 year or x number of miles for oil and filter change. The x depends on the engine type.

If this is your CDI you should see ‘service exceeded by xxx days’ every time...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-07-2020, 06:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 525
Posted By jay_bob
The right Mobil1 for the 642 has the “ESP”...

The right Mobil1 for the 642 has the “ESP” suffix. Also compliant with the MB 229.51 and 229.52 specifications. Note that 229.5 is the gasoline engine compliant oil.

This is the low ash oil that...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-05-2020, 07:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 363
Posted By jay_bob
Yes I saw that in the other thread by the OP on...

Yes I saw that in the other thread by the OP on this issue. I wish I knew that when I had a 210. I didn't realize a third party had made a solution for the 38 pin models.

Fun fact, there were two...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-04-2020, 07:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 227
Posted By jay_bob
The bulb monitor relay is most likely your...

The bulb monitor relay is most likely your problem for the lights.

Had that issue on my 300TD. It was a bad solder joint.

This relay was used on 124s and the second gen (86-91) 126 so they are...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-04-2020, 07:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 363
Posted By jay_bob
Unfortunately the W210 does not do very much with...

Unfortunately the W210 does not do very much with a standard OBDII reader.

This was the first model designed after the mandate came in (1996?) and they only put the absolute bare minimum data on...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-04-2020, 07:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 679
Posted By jay_bob
Iím pretty sure all 4 of my cars have this. It...

Iím pretty sure all 4 of my cars have this. It is fed from a 200 A (!) fuse off the main dc bus. Very nice having instant heat but yeah you can definitely tell the load is on the system. Although...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-30-2020, 09:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 654
Posted By jay_bob
Yes these have a lockup converter. Low 2000s...

Yes these have a lockup converter.

Low 2000s rpm for 70 mph is what I remember when I had one. 2600 seems high.

Entirely possible the lockup solenoid is not firing when commanded, if you’re...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-30-2020, 08:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 224
Posted By jay_bob
From what I remember, you’ll need The wiring...

From what I remember, you’ll need
The wiring harness to the motors
The extra pump and all the tubing
The washer jar has the place for the second pump but you’ll have to drill it out. The grommet...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-28-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 860
Posted By jay_bob
That is another point. The S class has the air...

That is another point. The S class has the air suspension, guaranteed you will be replacing air struts and compressor before too long.

S class gets all the fancy toys that become failure points...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-26-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 446
Posted By jay_bob
Expanding on what I started to get into earlier...

Expanding on what I started to get into earlier before I got distracted:

616/617 the pickup is used for tach display (if equipped) and EGR control (starting in the early 80s). Engine does not...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-25-2020, 09:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 446
Posted By jay_bob
on later models, it is one of the many things...

on later models, it is one of the many things that cause a NO-GO condition on the engine if it fails...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-24-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 860
Posted By jay_bob
I had a misfueling incident on a 642 back in...

I had a misfueling incident on a 642 back in 2014, but it did not cause the engine to die. I think (but cannot prove) that the Diesel UST at the station was mistakenly topped up with gasoline. This...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-22-2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,016
Posted By jay_bob
Found this thread here for the front main seal...

Found this thread here for the front main seal replacement on a 603
http://www.peachparts.com/shopforum/diesel-discussion/167759-603-front-main-seal.html

Embedded in this thread is a link to the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-20-2020, 01:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 308
Posted By jay_bob
The vac pump in the boot/trunk is for the...

The vac pump in the boot/trunk is for the pneumatic door locks. Hold over from the 123/first generation 126 era locks that operated from engine derived vacuum.

If you lock or unlock the doors you...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-20-2020, 09:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 308
Posted By jay_bob
The injection pump is internally lubricated by...

The injection pump is internally lubricated by engine oil. There are oil passages through the front end of the IP where it attaches to the engine.

There are cover plates on the IP, on the side,...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-20-2020, 07:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 308
Posted By jay_bob
Well the OP is outside of the USA, so it is...

Well the OP is outside of the USA, so it is entirely possible they have a non turbo 603.

The rest of the world gets many more diesel engine choices than the USA does - even to this day - since you...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-19-2020, 09:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,516
Posted By jay_bob
I can't blame the pump shop for sending it back...

I can't blame the pump shop for sending it back in pieces, if the pump is toast why would they expend the effort to put it back together. jm2c
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-19-2020, 11:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 288
Posted By jay_bob
Yes this era of the 642 has a catalyst just past...

Yes this era of the 642 has a catalyst just past the turbo and a DPF located under the body.

Both my 2008 E320 (W211) and 2008 ML320 (W164) have this same setup.

Note that even though 2007-2009...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-19-2020, 10:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 288
Posted By jay_bob
The EGR can get stuck. On the sedan it’s pretty...

The EGR can get stuck. On the sedan it’s pretty easy to get to. A couple bolts and then it pulls out of the housing. Gentle taps with a rubber mallet helped when I had to pull it for the oil...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-19-2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 190
Posted By jay_bob
You will need a diagnostic computer of some sort....

You will need a diagnostic computer of some sort. Something that can pull real time data.

ICarSoft should be able to do this. These are about $150 on the ubiquitous e-commerce site with free...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-16-2020, 10:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By jay_bob
Rats and other rodents (mice, squirrels, gophers,...

Rats and other rodents (mice, squirrels, gophers, hamsters, guinea pigs, etc) have constantly growing teeth and they are always looking for something to chew on. In a vehicle the wiring is...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-12-2020, 09:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 433
Posted By jay_bob
Yep that’s a possibility too. The VNT vanes can...

Yep that’s a possibility too. The VNT vanes can get carboned up.

The VNT works backwards of what you might think.

The vanes allow a path around the exhaust impeller when open. This reduces...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-12-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 433
Posted By jay_bob
Agreed if you have a pressure loss from turbo...

Agreed if you have a pressure loss from turbo thru intercooler to intake manifold it will throw CEL and limp mode, one of my 642s had this (operator error during reassembly) and it was worse than a...
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