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
  #16  
Old 04-11-2002, 11:47 AM
mplafleur's Avatar
User Friendly
 
Join Date: Sep 2001
Location: Lathrup Village, Michigan
Posts: 2,939
The 0.7 bar minimum is something I got off the forum here.

S,

I'd look at you oil pressure sensor if your meter doesn't top out. Check the connections and make sure you have good contact. While we may argue at what the idle pressure should be, it should always be at 3 bar when your foot is on the accelerator.

For the older engines (worn), Valvoline has an oil called 'Max-Life' that is supposed to work well.
__________________
Michael LaFleur

'05 E320 CDI - 86,000 miles
'86 300SDL - 360,000 miles
'85 300SD - 150,000 miles (sold)
'89 190D - 120,000 miles (sold)
'85 300SD - 317,000 miles (sold)
'98 ML320 - 270,000 miles (sold)
'75 300D - 170,000 miles (sold)
'83 Harley Davidson FLTC (Broken again) :-(
'61 Plymouth Valiant - 60k mikes
2004 Papillon (Oliver)
2005 Tzitzu (Griffon)
2009 Welsh Corgi (Buba)

Reply With Quote
  #17  
Old 04-11-2002, 07:26 PM
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: tulcea , romania
Posts: 20
Thumbs up oil pressure

Steve ,
Thank you for the info . I have an owner's manual , but it is in german and i really don't understand it . And yes , you are right about measuring oil level : one day i checked it warm and it was half-way on the gauge , and after ~ 100 km i checked it again , one morning engine cold - it was very low . Then rechecked it engine warm - it was back at half-way...
Concerning my oil pressure , i think it is more than ok ..... ? Still , i have an oil cooler and i'm wondering how the oil is allowed through - freely or via a thermostat ? Somebody said it has one , but when does it open , at what temp ?
Hope to receive your opinion ...




TO EVERYBODY : THIS FORUM , AS WELL AS ALL THIS SITE , IS WONDERFULLLLLLLLLLLLLLL !!!!!!!!!!! KEEP IT THAT WAY !!!
Reply With Quote
  #18  
Old 04-11-2002, 08:21 PM
engatwork's Avatar
busy
 
Join Date: May 2000
Location: Soperton, Ga. USA
Posts: 11,775
The oil cooler thermostat is located in the filter housing on all of mine. Here is a link to find out the opening temperatures.

oil cooler not working?

Takes a long time of hard running to open the ones on my diesels. Don't know about the gasoline model.
__________________
Jim
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
Low engine oil pressure LEADFOOT Tech Help 30 11-19-2004 11:46 AM
Low oil pressure reading hot JDUB Tech Help 1 03-08-2003 03:18 AM
W124 oil pressure sender questions (yeah, I did the search) G-Benz Tech Help 5 03-07-2003 05:36 PM
Oil pressure at idle...is 1 bar too low? bobterry99 Tech Help 6 10-10-2002 02:53 PM
Help: occasional rough idle + low oil pressure at idle eapowers Tech Help 2 07-23-2001 12:47 AM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:07 AM.


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