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-Benz Forum > Mercedes-Benz Tech Information and Support > Vintage Mercedes Forum

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 08-22-2008, 04:57 PM
1973 280SEL 4.5
 
Join Date: Oct 2001
Posts: 105
Is there a tool to remove a W108 slotted nut?

The nuts holding in my 4.5's a/c fan and temp switches are slotted. I want to remove the fan switch however I don't want to use force a screwdriver, for fear it will jump and scratch something else.

What is the correct tool?

Thanks.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 08-23-2008, 11:23 AM
cth350's Avatar
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2000
Location: Long Island, NY
Posts: 3,721
It's called a eustation wrench. Basically a metal tube with a pair of pins sticking out the end.

It's relatively easy to use a small screw driver in a slot and gently tap the back of the screw driver. Once you turn it 90 degrees, it will come off easily by hand.

-CTH
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 08-23-2008, 01:25 PM
250 Coupe's Avatar
Middle Aged Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Des Moines, WA
Posts: 743
I used to see them as panel nut wrenches but couldn't find any on google or yahoo last night.

I did find this, at Sears of all places. The two sockets on the right look like what i remember.

I just use a small right angle needle nose plier to do the same thing.

Michael
__________________
1971 250C 114.023 Sadly, it's been sold. I will miss it.
1976 450SEL 116.033 Maybe not so sadly, it's also gone. It was beginning fall apart more than I was willing to put it back together.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 08-23-2008, 03:29 PM
1973 280SEL 4.5
 
Join Date: Oct 2001
Posts: 105
Thanks CTH and 250Coupe for your suggestions!

It's now loose so I can now disconnect the blower switch and hopefully clean it up. There are a few dead spots along the rheostat.
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




All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:14 PM.


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