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 01-21-2002, 02:51 AM
afmcorp's Avatar
Registered User
Join Date: Jan 2002
Location: NW Indiana LaPorte
Posts: 571
sounds like a lifter

my 88 420sel definitely has a noisy lifter on the passenger side. how hard is it to replace these on this type engine. or could it be something else. but i'm sure it's a noisy lifter sound. also, at 80 mph the car has a thud vibration similar to an unbalanced tire but nothing comes thru the steering wheel which i know doesn't eliminate the rear. the engine really stumbles at an idle, not much power and again at 80 the vibration is terrible. could an engine cylinder not working properly due to a stuck lifter cause a rough running engine. i just bought my 2 mb last month and just ordered the cd roms on both and bought what books i could find. any help or suggestion on the lifter noise would be much appreciated. tks much
Thanks Much!

1972 350sl Red/Blk 117k
1988 420sel charcoal/Blk 140k
1987 420sel gold/tan 128k
See My Cars at:

Pound it to fit then Paint it to match!

There is only First Place and Varying degrees of last!

Old age and deceit will overcome Youth and Enthusiasm every time!

Putting the square peg in the round hole is not hard... IF you do it fast enough!

Old enough to know better but stupid enough to do it anyway!
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
Lifter noise after top-end overhaul on 2.6 w/185k fbins Tech Help 0 08-11-2003 04:04 PM
collapsed hydraulic lifter jsmith Tech Help 7 07-21-2003 07:57 PM
lifter ticking yel_low Tech Help 3 09-05-2002 01:56 PM
Timechain, lifter mb82 Tech Help 6 07-24-2002 08:18 PM
190D lifter gnolo Diesel Discussion 6 06-06-2002 09:24 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:21 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