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Forum: Tech Help 12-31-2018, 11:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 801
Posted By PaulH
As suggested above, transfer the rubber to your...

As suggested above, transfer the rubber to your old core.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-27-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By PaulH
On my 603 I have to wait at least 5 seconds after...

On my 603 I have to wait at least 5 seconds after the glow plug light goes out to get a quick smooth start. It's been that way since the car was new.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-25-2018, 12:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,355
Posted By PaulH
31 years and no problems with #14 head. Original...

31 years and no problems with #14 head. Original owner.
Forum: ML, GL, G-Wagen, R-Class, Unimog, Sprinter 01-09-2018, 09:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,238
Posted By PaulH
Thanks,Demitry. I got the forms, but haven't...

Thanks,Demitry. I got the forms, but haven't heard anything from anyone else.
Forum: Tech Help 01-09-2018, 09:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 517
Posted By PaulH
ML heated Seat fire

Has anyone had a problem with the driver's seat heater overheating and perhaps causing a hole to burn through the leather? I believe that there is a law suit. ( Also posted in the ML section.)
Forum: ML, GL, G-Wagen, R-Class, Unimog, Sprinter 01-09-2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,238
Posted By PaulH
ML Seat

Has anyone heard a driver's seat electrical fire? Have you heard of the court case? I can't find anything on a search.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-05-2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,028
Posted By PaulH
When I used to visit my mother in law in S E Mich...

When I used to visit my mother in law in S E Mich at Christmas, I always plugged in the block heater on cold nights and the 603 started easily with 15w-40 oil. Of course, the battery was well charged...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-02-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,028
Posted By PaulH
Our winter temps have been single figures at ...

Our winter temps have been single figures at night and about 12 to 15 during the last 4-5 days. We may get below zero in the next few days, with snow. Most summer days are in the 90's with maybe...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-02-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,028
Posted By PaulH
Peter, other notes......I don't know how much...

Peter, other notes......I don't know how much longer than 8-8.5 years J. C. Batteries will last, as I change them if winter is coming .I'm happy with 8 years. Also, my daughter's 4Runner came with...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-02-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,028
Posted By PaulH
Peter, first let me say that I am talking about...

Peter, first let me say that I am talking about a water flooded "regular" battery, not a AGM battery. All regular 12 volt batteries have 6 holes in the top where the manufacturer put in the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 01-02-2018, 01:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,028
Posted By PaulH
I usually get 8 years out of a Johnson Controls...

I usually get 8 years out of a Johnson Controls battery. But you must add water every year or two. This includes the so called maintenance free batteries! I tried a MB maintenance free battery in...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-08-2016, 10:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 693
Posted By PaulH
Got the answer. There is another fuse that powers...

Got the answer. There is another fuse that powers the window relay, and a list of other things such as the headlight washer & wiper, etc. I had twisted the fuse back and forth several times, but the...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-08-2016, 01:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 693
Posted By PaulH
Can anyone tell me the location of the ground(s)?

Can anyone tell me the location of the ground(s)?
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-07-2016, 05:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 693
Posted By PaulH
Windows don't work: 1987 300SDL

Out of the blue, all the windows don't work. Just started about 2 weeks ago. They won't work for maybe 3-4 days and will then work for 3-4 days or so, then stop working again. So,---1. I first...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-04-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 595
Posted By PaulH
There was no question. There was a statement;...

There was no question. There was a statement; check the simple things first when you have a problem. I'm sure that if I had asked about how to solve the problem, some would say check the bulb, check...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-04-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 595
Posted By PaulH
KISS method

Right headlight low beam on my 300SDL wasn't working most of the time. Tried the simple fix first. I moved the fuse in it's holder to clean the contacts and it has been working since! And this fuse...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 09-04-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,376
Posted By PaulH
Still works.....

Almost 11 months later and the relay repair is still good. The parking light works !
Forum: Diesel Discussion 08-03-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 10,318
Posted By PaulH
1987 300 SDL, 190,000 mi; original owner

1987 300 SDL, 190,000 mi; original owner
Forum: Tech Help 05-10-2015, 01:40 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 40,301
Posted By PaulH
Use a transparent pre filter so that you can see...

Use a transparent pre filter so that you can see into the filter .I now have over 55,000 on my pre fuel filter and I see very little junk in the filter.But, the main fuel filter doesn't last 25,000....
Forum: Tech Help 05-08-2015, 03:02 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 40,301
Posted By PaulH
This 300 SDL just goes and goes.... I replaced...

This 300 SDL just goes and goes.... I replaced the shocks with Koni's several years ago and that was the best thing that i've done to the car .Great ride and great handling. I add 1/2 quart of syn...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 05-08-2015, 02:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 629
Posted By PaulH
Tightened the injector while still in the head,...

Tightened the injector while still in the head, top half maybe moved 1/16 of an inch. About 90+ percent of the leak stopped. I can live with that. So far so good after about 2 months driving. Best...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-20-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 392
Posted By PaulH
When switched to defrost, the blower does...

When switched to defrost, the blower does nothing. Thought about hitting the pass. panel, but, have not tried this yet. Thanks.
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-20-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 392
Posted By PaulH
Climate control - 1987 W126

Sometimes when I start the car and then turn on the climate control, I hear a clicking noise. I turn it off and try after a few min. which is then quiet. Also, recently, the blower motor will...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-10-2015, 11:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 863
Posted By PaulH
Talking Look for a 86-87 SDL and you'll really love the...

Look for a 86-87 SDL and you'll really love the car. 6 cylinder and limo room.:D
Forum: Diesel Discussion 03-02-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,753
Posted By PaulH
Agree with MI300SDL

Agree with MI300SDL
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-24-2015, 12:45 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,862
Posted By PaulH
ML takes on a train...

Anyone check out the recent NY commuter train / SUV crash? It as a an ML that got hit by the train going about 50mph. The ML was pushed about 1000 feet down the tracks. The ML body held up fairly...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 02-24-2015, 12:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 629
Posted By PaulH
Leaking injector, 300SDL

I have a leaking injector(#2) where the two injector parts screw together. Can I try to tighten the halves by tightening the top halve while the injector is still in the engine block. I would first...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-29-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 976
Posted By PaulH
With the crazy drivers in the DC area, one needs...

With the crazy drivers in the DC area, one needs to brake hard just to stay in one piece. By the way, I asked the dealer service manager at the MB dealership how long the brakes should last in this...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-29-2014, 02:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 976
Posted By PaulH
Through the 27+ years that I've owned my 300SDL...

Through the 27+ years that I've owned my 300SDL I've found that balo rotors and textar pads give me the best service. The textars don't dust as much as the others that I've tried. Anyway, in the Wash...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-28-2014, 02:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 853
Posted By PaulH
I,also, had to replace the regulator brushes in...

I,also, had to replace the regulator brushes in the 180,000 plus range The dash light started to come on slightly at times.
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