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Forum: Tech Help 01-08-2010, 08:24 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By rjfjr1
Problem solved (ouch $$). Replaced the...

Problem solved (ouch $$).

Replaced the Throttle actuator, everything is back to normal.
Forum: Tech Help 12-10-2009, 10:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 984
Posted By rjfjr1
No brakes...occurs when I lift my foot completely...

No brakes...occurs when I lift my foot completely off the accelerator, particularly noticeable going downhill. Seems to go away if I depress the accelerator ever so slightly.

No after market alarm
Forum: Tech Help 12-09-2009, 11:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 984
Posted By rjfjr1
Well, ASR and Brake light symptoms appear to have...

Well, ASR and Brake light symptoms appear to have been eliminated, as has been the pulsing acceleration. Accelerator is firm and responsive.

But it still pulses on deceleration at highway speeds....
Forum: Tech Help 12-04-2009, 10:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 984
Posted By rjfjr1
Here's what we (and by we, I mean my trusted...

Here's what we (and by we, I mean my trusted Mechanic) found:

One of two return springs on ASR Actuator was disconnected; large amounts of build-up between butterfly and housing, causing throttle...
Forum: Tech Help 12-04-2009, 02:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 984
Posted By rjfjr1
Thanks, That's what we've suspected, but are...

Thanks,

That's what we've suspected, but are trying to rule everything else out first, including idle sensors as much of the troubling activity is occuring under 10mph.
Forum: Tech Help 12-03-2009, 12:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 984
Posted By rjfjr1
Forgot to mention, wiring harness replaced in the...

Forgot to mention, wiring harness replaced in the last 10k miles. Mechanic says MAF checks out fine.
Forum: Tech Help 12-03-2009, 12:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 984
Posted By rjfjr1
Surging on Accel. and Decel.

Help please!

Car is acting very strange. It's a '92 500e.

On acceleration, car pulses very subtly. On deceleration it does the same thing. Occasionally, when going from D to P, idle will...
Forum: Mercedes Cars For Sale 10-22-2009, 02:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 871
Posted By rjfjr1
no certification, just me, my handy phillips-head...

no certification, just me, my handy phillips-head screwdriver and a bit of figurin' and mental notes of what goes where on the way out. If you're at all handy with tools, it's a no-brainer.
Forum: Mercedes Cars For Sale 10-22-2009, 01:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 871
Posted By rjfjr1
I did it myself, purhcased from Fastlane and...

I did it myself, purhcased from Fastlane and followed instructions posted elsewhere in the forum, pretty straightforward. Most challenging part was getting the end through the firewall to plug into...
Forum: Mercedes Cars For Sale 03-14-2009, 04:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 871
Posted By rjfjr1
bump, i think i fixed the photo link

bump, i think i fixed the photo link
Forum: Mercedes Cars For Sale 03-14-2009, 02:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 871
Posted By rjfjr1
1992 500e in SF Bay Area

Hello,

I'm reluctantly putting my 500e up for sale. Pearl black with Tan interior.

I purchased at 89k miles and it now shows 111k. I've maintained meticulously, replacing everything that has...
Forum: Tech Help 01-04-2008, 01:15 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,935
Posted By rjfjr1
Replaced the wiring harness this evening (2 1/2...

Replaced the wiring harness this evening (2 1/2 hrs). Went for a short drive and fan did not come on when it would have with the prior harness. All appears well. Thanks again for your patience and...
Forum: Tech Help 12-21-2007, 07:08 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,935
Posted By rjfjr1
Mystery SOLVED! (I think) Poking around...

Mystery SOLVED! (I think)

Poking around again today, examining sensor and wiring harness. While harness exterior looks fine, nice and flexible, the wires inside have absolutely no insulation, it's...
Forum: Tech Help 12-20-2007, 03:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,935
Posted By rjfjr1
[QUOTE=Arthur Dalton;1710320]Ok you have a...

[QUOTE=Arthur Dalton;1710320]Ok

you have a problem in either the wires from the sensor plug to the N22 module or a bad N22 ."

OK, Where is the N22 Module and is it difficult to replace?

You...
Forum: Tech Help 12-19-2007, 10:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,935
Posted By rjfjr1
OK, took a number of readings just to be sure I...

OK, took a number of readings just to be sure I interpreted your tests correctly.

With key out and cold read 299 ohms across the female plug, 980 when hot, but both were inconsistent readings.
...
Forum: Tech Help 12-16-2007, 02:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,935
Posted By rjfjr1
Yes, whenever its above 85(est) fan goes on (high)

Yes, whenever its above 85(est) fan goes on (high)
Forum: Tech Help 12-16-2007, 01:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,935
Posted By rjfjr1
OK, at the 60C mark, reading is 1250 ohm ...

OK,

at the 60C mark, reading is 1250 ohm
at the 80C mark, reading is 670 ohm
at 85C (est), reading was 530 ohm

Hottest I could get was just shy of 90C est. where reading was 443ohm just...
Forum: Tech Help 12-16-2007, 02:01 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,935
Posted By rjfjr1
PS, car is cooling off now, temp guage just...

PS, car is cooling off now, temp guage just crossed 80 deg. and read 65 ohm.
Forum: Tech Help 12-16-2007, 01:52 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,935
Posted By rjfjr1
OK, from the three data points you provided...

OK, from the three data points you provided (chart?) I'm interpolating that at 59ohms, fans are turning on at 85 degrees which is roughly what the temp. gauge reads.

Replaced Dual pin sensor two...
Forum: Tech Help 12-15-2007, 07:42 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,935
Posted By rjfjr1
OK, got the digital multimeter; here are some...

OK, got the digital multimeter; here are some readings

Running Temp: reading at blue dual pin fan sensor is 430; reading at temp. sensor is 50

AC/Off

After car has cooled somewhat, turn...
Forum: Tech Help 12-10-2007, 11:47 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,935
Posted By rjfjr1
"Also, do you have a resistor bridging the...

"Also, do you have a resistor bridging the connector to the blu sensor ??? "

Nope.
Forum: Tech Help 12-10-2007, 11:44 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,935
Posted By rjfjr1
am I reading this right? cold - I read 4k...

am I reading this right?

cold - I read 4k ohms
normal operating temp - I read 1k ohms, at both sensors.

I'll get a more sensitive meter, perhaps digital, this weekend. This is a pretty basic...
Forum: Tech Help 12-10-2007, 11:26 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,935
Posted By rjfjr1
OK, I'll look into (work intervenes) and will...

OK, I'll look into (work intervenes) and will post results as soon as I can.
Forum: Tech Help 12-09-2007, 08:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,935
Posted By rjfjr1
Removed the two wire sensor, fans did not come...

Removed the two wire sensor, fans did not come on. Jumped together, fan comes on high. Car is not completely cold, if I'm reading my ohmmeter correctly, sensor is sending about 4K ohms.

So,...
Forum: Tech Help 12-09-2007, 07:13 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,935
Posted By rjfjr1
I'll do that. Two pin blue sensor (in your first...

I'll do that. Two pin blue sensor (in your first picture) was the first thing I replaced, as well as the connector.
Forum: Tech Help 12-09-2007, 07:08 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,935
Posted By rjfjr1
Arthur, I appreciate all the help, I've got to...

Arthur, I appreciate all the help, I've got to run out for an hour or so, I'll check back in.

Thanks!
Forum: Tech Help 12-09-2007, 07:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,935
Posted By rjfjr1
yep, a little fishing around and I found...

yep, a little fishing around and I found it..jumped and the fans went on, as far as I can tell, not as loud as when engine is running, so perhaps this is the low setting...
Forum: Tech Help 12-09-2007, 06:54 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,935
Posted By rjfjr1
Will do, but forgive my ignorance; where is the...

Will do, but forgive my ignorance; where is the drier and what does it look like?
Forum: Tech Help 12-09-2007, 05:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,935
Posted By rjfjr1
And...they shut off when I pull the relay

And...they shut off when I pull the relay
Forum: Tech Help 12-09-2007, 05:46 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,935
Posted By rjfjr1
OK, unplugged the two pin sensor, fans shut...

OK, unplugged the two pin sensor, fans shut off...bridged the two holes in the plug with a 1k resistor, stayed off, plugged back in, they turned back on.

With new temp sensor (single pin), they're...
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