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Forum: Tech Help 12-24-2020, 07:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,796
Posted By mpolli
I am surprised no one has mentioned caster since...

I am surprised no one has mentioned caster since that is what brings the wheel back to center. I don't know how or if it is adjustable in that car though. Also tire pressure should be verified. ...
Forum: Tech Help 12-02-2020, 02:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,577
Posted By mpolli
You have a Chinese airflow sensor?

You have a Chinese airflow sensor?
Forum: Tech Help 11-28-2020, 05:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,577
Posted By mpolli
Would the dead spot cause an issue whenever...

Would the dead spot cause an issue whenever idling, not just when braking?
Forum: Tech Help 11-28-2020, 05:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,360
Posted By mpolli
Technically, maybe... I have attempted (and...

Technically, maybe... I have attempted (and done) this before on various things (mostly motors). There are some issues: First of all there seem to be about 500 different brush sizes. Even if your...
Forum: Tech Help 11-26-2020, 04:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,577
Posted By mpolli
I am going with the vacuum leak theory, and there...

I am going with the vacuum leak theory, and there may be associated other faults as well such as brake booster leak, O2 sensor, air temp sensor. The brake booster "consumes" vacuum when you press...
Forum: Tech Help 11-24-2020, 10:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,360
Posted By mpolli
Brushes are part of the regulator.

Brushes are part of the regulator.
Forum: Tech Help 11-18-2020, 10:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 664
Posted By mpolli
The conductor plate and connector are a known...

The conductor plate and connector are a known issue so I would replace that. I don't think it is super hard to do, although I never did one myself. There are several videos on YouTube showing the...
Forum: Tech Help 10-08-2020, 03:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 463
Posted By mpolli
motorreviewer.com (which I've never heard of...)...

motorreviewer.com (which I've never heard of...) states the following:

"M112 E32 3.2l Engine Problems and Reliability

1. High oil consumption. The cause of the severe oil consumption is often...
Forum: Tech Help 09-30-2020, 10:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 627
Posted By mpolli
x2 And what usually fails is the brushes...

x2

And what usually fails is the brushes (they wear out). They are integral to the regulator (usually).

Usually this occurs at around 150K+ but that's just a rough estimate. It can sometimes...
Forum: Tech Help 09-29-2020, 03:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 531
Posted By mpolli
Is the check engine light on?

Is the check engine light on?
Forum: Tech Help 08-01-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 656
Posted By mpolli
Yeah, the 60 series will be about an inch greater...

Yeah, the 60 series will be about an inch greater diameter, so that's quite a bit of difference. Tire chart showed .9" larger which equates to almost 3" greater circumference. I am surprised the...
Forum: Tech Help 07-24-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 509
Posted By mpolli
I am familiar with the 1998 M111. Great engine. ...

I am familiar with the 1998 M111. Great engine. The 1998 has a gasketed cover on the top. Does yours not have that, or it was off? I will assume yours is the same as mine was. So you have the...
Forum: Tech Help 07-19-2020, 01:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 730
Posted By mpolli
The opposite. Look at it this way: If you put...

The opposite. Look at it this way: If you put the steering wheel "straight up" then you will be going a little to the right. So you need to point each wheel a little to the left. Put paint marks...
Forum: Tech Help 07-18-2020, 02:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 730
Posted By mpolli
If that's all you want you can easily do that...

If that's all you want you can easily do that yourself. You just need to adjust one tie rod in a little and the other one out the same amount. You can mark the nuts and count rotations. It takes a...
Forum: Tech Help 07-10-2020, 02:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,973
Posted By mpolli
The best time to address this issue is at the...

The best time to address this issue is at the time of the repair. If the repair is done correctly then the value is not diminished. In my state we can pick the shop that does the repair. I would...
Forum: Tech Help 06-30-2020, 12:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,012
Posted By mpolli
Keep in mind the new ones are not painted. They...

Keep in mind the new ones are not painted. They are gold colored I think. But you will only see them when the door is open.
Forum: Tech Help 06-22-2020, 09:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 589
Posted By mpolli
According to this thread: ...

According to this thread:

http://www.peachparts.com/shopforum/mercedes-benz-performance-paddock/395875-717-411-info.html

12th post,

It's .78
Forum: Tech Help 06-14-2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,690
Posted By mpolli
The coil is not integral to the EZL?

The coil is not integral to the EZL?
Forum: Tech Help 06-14-2020, 12:47 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,690
Posted By mpolli
I am not familiar with that model. I don't think...

I am not familiar with that model. I don't think they sold it in the US. I am not familiar with the EZL specifically either. However I am familiar with transistorized ignition control units in...
Forum: Tech Help 06-14-2020, 12:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 519
Posted By mpolli
Why did you change the TCM? I ask for two...

Why did you change the TCM? I ask for two reasons: 1) I have never heard of anyone needing to do that, ever. 2) Your problem appeared coincident with doing that.

Ultimately you will probably...
Forum: Tech Help 06-11-2020, 01:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 519
Posted By mpolli
I am not the world's leading expert but I know a...

I am not the world's leading expert but I know a little. We are talking Transmission Control Module right? An issue with that will not cause the starter not to turn. Even a problem with the...
Forum: Tech Help 06-10-2020, 01:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 437
Posted By mpolli
I would say it was running cold before and now is...

I would say it was running cold before and now is running correct temp. I believe the T-stats are set at 87C.
Forum: Tech Help 06-10-2020, 01:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 519
Posted By mpolli
When you stick in the key does the steering...

When you stick in the key does the steering column unlock "ker-chunk"?
Forum: Tech Help 05-31-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 669
Posted By mpolli
According to the comments on the video, some...

According to the comments on the video, some people have bent their brake calipers with that method. Impact is a standard time-proven method. Roncallo is correct.
Forum: Tech Help 05-12-2020, 10:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 454
Posted By mpolli
Maybe post a picture of the jumper. Have you...

Maybe post a picture of the jumper. Have you checked for voltage at either end of those two fuses (a and b)?
Forum: Tech Help 05-04-2020, 02:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 454
Posted By mpolli
Your mechanic needs to do basic troubleshooting...

Your mechanic needs to do basic troubleshooting to determine if it is actually the regulator that is at fault. Otherwise you are just rolling dice. The regulator is a separate part from the blower....
Forum: Tech Help 04-24-2020, 11:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 557
Posted By mpolli
My guess is it was a dead battery. Did you get...

My guess is it was a dead battery. Did you get it started?
Forum: Tech Help 04-10-2020, 12:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 613
Posted By mpolli
In that case I suggest those be changed out first...

In that case I suggest those be changed out first to see if it solves the problem. The YouTube video could be in error.
Forum: Tech Help 04-07-2020, 12:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 816
Posted By mpolli
There are about 4 connectors on it. I suppose...

There are about 4 connectors on it. I suppose one of them might be loose, though they are usually on there very good. Maybe someone was under there and something happened...

I used a eBay rapair...
Forum: Tech Help 04-04-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 816
Posted By mpolli
I don't know if the dealer can even do that. The...

I don't know if the dealer can even do that. The security aspects of the system are extremely overdesigned (IMHO) so that you can end up with anomalous failures (according to dealer tech I talked to...
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