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

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-28-2001, 02:20 PM
Registered User
Join Date: Nov 2000
Location: Ontario, Canada
Posts: 463
I have an M103 motor in my 190E.
The red cap for the ATF dipstick seems to have some sort of lock or something???

Can someone please tell me (the idiot) how to get the cap off please???

Thank you,
Mike McKinney
190E 2.6 - 244 000 km
Reply With Quote
Old 06-28-2001, 02:35 PM
Registered User
Join Date: Aug 1999
Location: Florida / N.H.
Posts: 8,784
The lock is hinged from the top.
Pull out from the side and up on the latch, then pull straight up on dip stick.
You will understand after you see it out.
Kinda like those beach umbrella shaft lengthen locks.

In the book, if u have one.
Reply With Quote
Old 06-28-2001, 03:56 PM
G-Benz's Avatar
Razorback Soccer Dad
Join Date: Apr 2001
Location: Dallas/Fort-Worth
Posts: 5,711
Don't feel bad...I looked in the manual and STILL couldn't figure it out.

So I played with the black plastic thingy around the dipstick until I found that it unclipped from the top and hinged at the bottom, thus, unlocking the dipstick.
2009 ML350 (106K) - Family vehicle
2001 CLK430 Cabriolet (80K) - Wife's car
2005 BMW 645CI (138K) - My daily driver
2016 Mustang (32K) - Daughter's car
Reply With Quote
Old 06-28-2001, 05:21 PM
Tim Robson
Posts: n/a
Be careful to avoid getting dust or other contaminants onto the dipstick when you replace it. The transmission is very sensitive to this type of contamination, hence the lock. A lot of folks wipe the stick off with their fingers to avoid any problem.
Reply With Quote
Old 06-29-2001, 02:07 AM
Registered User
Join Date: Nov 2000
Location: Ontario, Canada
Posts: 463
thanks boys!!!

Mike McKinney
190E 2.6 - 244 000 km
Reply With Quote


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
For dieselers in Toronto: Mobil 1 red cap avail in Wall Mart E300D Diesel Discussion 9 01-06-2005 10:58 AM
Red Mercedes ? yosshimura Tech Help 19 05-02-2004 02:03 AM
500E Radiator Replacement? placo1 Performance Paddock 12 09-29-2003 06:35 PM
Synthetic ATF, new filter & gasket -> ATF on the ground? Holson Adi Diesel Discussion 16 10-29-2002 04:45 PM
Lost Wheel Center Cap!! What can I do to replace it? Ashman Wheels & Tires 4 03-12-2001 11:17 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:50 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0
Copyright 2018 Pelican Parts LLC - Posts may be archived for display on the Peach Parts or Pelican Parts Website -    DMCA Registered Agent Contact Page