Parts Catalog Accessories Catalog How To Articles Tech Forums
Call Pelican Parts at 888-280-7799
Shopping Cart Cart | Project List | Order Status | Help




Go Back   PeachParts Mercedes ShopForum > Technical Information and Support > Tech Help

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 11-30-2000, 09:31 PM
240Joe's Avatar
Registered User
 
Join Date: Nov 2000
Posts: 525
I've heard to adjust the values every 15k miles but I'm wondering if anyone has noted how much change in the settings do they see at 15k.

It would seem that stretching it a bit may not be that big of a deal.

I know that might be considered a bit crude to those diligent maintainers out there but hey you're talking about a bit of work perhaps without much gain.

Thanks for any input.

Joe
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 12-01-2000, 10:22 AM
LarryBible
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
It's such a simple process, it wouldn't hurt to do this every 15K. I'm kind of ashamed to admit this, but I have driven my 240D 100K before without checking them. That engine went 380,000 before overhaul.

In spite of this, unless you are buisy and drive 50K or more a year like I do, it would be a good idea to check them often.

This is a good example of "do as I say, not as I do".

Good luck,
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Valve stem change in 300E flrydr Tech Help 14 11-19-2006 09:50 PM
240D owners, if you have your owners manual handy... acastell Diesel Discussion 13 02-28-2004 09:52 PM
valve stem seals mer280sel Vintage Mercedes 6 10-10-2003 10:17 PM
Valve adjust 280sl 71280SL Tech Help 1 06-02-2003 09:04 AM
Valve Adjust Progress mccan Diesel Discussion 1 01-28-2002 12:54 PM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:36 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0
Copyright 2011 Pelican Parts - Posts may be archived for display on the Peach Parts or Pelican Parts Website -    DMCA Registered Agent Contact Page