PeachParts Mercedes-Benz Forum

PeachParts Mercedes-Benz Forum (http://www.peachparts.com/shopforum/)
-   Tech Help (http://www.peachparts.com/shopforum/tech-help/)
-   -   Racka Racka II (http://www.peachparts.com/shopforum/tech-help/41381-racka-racka-ii.html)

dwight hinton 07-02-2002 06:40 PM

Racka Racka II
 
Donnie,

Sorry I have been out of touch for a while.

I have now replaced the oil pump and its associated check valve, but the racka racka's continue to haunt me.

As crazy as it sounds, we are contemplating installing a delay switch on the ignition to allow the engine to be "turned over" thereby pressurizing of the oil lube system prior to actually starting the motor.

While I know I have gone over the edge now, Is there any downside to this adventure?

Signed
Desperate but still...____ retentive

PS, REvbond mentioned the air pump. While it doesn't seem like the air pump, how can i check it to be certain.

PS, I may have duplicated this under the previous Racka Racka thread. If so, please forgive.

Benzmac 07-02-2002 08:21 PM

The check valve we spoke of is located in the oil filter canister. Once it is replaced with the chain tensioner and new rails, the noise should be gone. I have done a few of these with good results.

I would take of the valve cover on the right side and BE SURE that none of the rails are broken. I have seen them break only on the bottom and it is hard to detect.


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:59 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2022, 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