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Forum: Tech Help 05-15-2021, 01:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 911
Posted By Ivanerrol
If the battery is down, the voltage across the...

If the battery is down, the voltage across the battery should be around 14.6 - 14.8 for an AGM battery - with the engine idling.


You will need to get the leakage diagnosed.
If you can't do this...
Forum: Tech Help 05-08-2021, 07:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 911
Posted By Ivanerrol
W212 MY 2011 E350 petrol(Gas). Just replaced the...

W212 MY 2011 E350 petrol(Gas). Just replaced the battery for the second time (now on it's third Mercedes/Varta battery)

W213 diesel MY2018 (October 2017 car). Original battery down to 57%

...
Forum: Tech Help 12-13-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,118
Posted By Ivanerrol
These cars always start in second gear. You need...

These cars always start in second gear. You need to manually select 1st gear to use it. If it worries you then there are kits that can be bought and installed to force first gear start every time.
Forum: Tech Help 12-13-2020, 06:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,118
Posted By Ivanerrol
I've done the swap both ways - on jack stands and...

I've done the swap both ways - on jack stands and by taking the engine out.
I'd rather take the engine out. But if there was a hoist available that's much easier.


Even taking the engine out,...
Forum: Tech Help 09-01-2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 933
Posted By Ivanerrol
AGM batteries use a special charging system which...

AGM batteries use a special charging system which exists in the latest cars. Stick to a plain old battery.
Forum: Tech Help 09-01-2020, 09:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 640
Posted By Ivanerrol
Lucky to pay that. Just think about the work...

Lucky to pay that. Just think about the work needed on that car.


Just because it's low K's - still it's a '95. Think wiring harness, evaporator, all the rubber needing replacing. Endless list.
Forum: Tech Help 08-31-2020, 06:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,907
Posted By Ivanerrol
For every one outside the US. These Jacks were...

For every one outside the US.
These Jacks were labelled Torin brand or Big Red.
Be careful what you buy or have stowed away in your garage.
Included in the overseas recalls are bottle jacks, floor...
Forum: Tech Help 08-15-2020, 07:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 612
Posted By Ivanerrol
Depending on the market. Many coupes in the ROW...

Depending on the market.
Many coupes in the ROW came with MB tex.
Forum: Tech Help 08-07-2020, 06:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,092
Posted By Ivanerrol
Have you had the cooling system pressure tested? ...

Have you had the cooling system pressure tested?


These are old cars. Water pumps have probably deteriorated on all three cars.
I've had the same problem on W124's I've owned and then made the...
Forum: Tech Help 07-17-2020, 08:29 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,036
Posted By Ivanerrol
I'd follow what Christuna has noted. Our...

I'd follow what Christuna has noted.

Our local dealership supplies MB plugs alleged suitable but they are no longer resistor types

Next. Beru Leads a'int what they used to be.

Check the...
Forum: Tech Help 03-28-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 625
Posted By Ivanerrol
W201/W124 wheels will be 15 inch - probably ET49...

W201/W124 wheels will be 15 inch - probably ET49 - originally 195/65 - 15 tyres

Audi A6 wheels will be 16 inch and use much wider tyres. ET will be different.

W201/W124 wheels don't fit any...
Forum: Tech Help 09-16-2018, 06:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,472
Posted By Ivanerrol
Silicone products were banned from many...

Silicone products were banned from many installations where many relay contacts existed - such as old style electro-mechanical telephone exchanges.
Even the fumes from floor cleaning products could...
Forum: Tech Help 07-22-2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,700
Posted By Ivanerrol
Here's what some of us do in Australia in a case...

Here's what some of us do in Australia in a case like yours.
Work out a total write off settlement with the insurance company.
Then offer to buy the "wreck" back off them for a highly reduced...
Forum: Tech Help 06-15-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,165
Posted By Ivanerrol
The viscous fan clutch should cut out at around...

The viscous fan clutch should cut out at around 30 kilometer per hour.
After that speed the airflow through the radiator overcomes the clutch flow.

Last time I had your problem it was the water...
Forum: Tech Help 04-19-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,179
Posted By Ivanerrol
Installing the WP 5 times. 😩😩 I feel your pain😱...

Installing the WP 5 times. 😩😩
I feel your pain😱
This is a job you want to get right the first time around. Its easy to foul up the belt tensioner and you need to remove it to get to the water pump....
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Wheels & Tires 04-19-2018, 06:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,550
Posted By Ivanerrol
They look like every day W211 or w212 wheels. ...

They look like every day W211 or w212 wheels.

Probably W211 - the offset on the W212 wheels would be too much for a w123

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/921/26688446547_1594923e19_b.jpg
Forum: Tech Help 04-19-2018, 04:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,151
Posted By Ivanerrol
There's a flat disc behind the rotor on the...

There's a flat disc behind the rotor on the distributor. This has a rubber seal on it.
These break down and spark escapes (grounds) through to the block.

A smallish parts that seems to be rather...
Forum: Tech Help 04-19-2018, 04:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,179
Posted By Ivanerrol
Here's one I did. ...

Here's one I did.
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3032/3250449334_fe9e7ba51e_z.jpg?zz=1

You really need the area and the little channel the seal fits in thoroughly cleaned before installing a new...
Forum: Tech Help 03-15-2018, 04:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 977
Posted By Ivanerrol
There are actually small solar cell chargers with...

There are actually small solar cell chargers with smart inverters which do this job for a quite reasonable cost.
You can mount the small solar array on the roof of the car port and run the wires...
Forum: Tech Help 01-18-2018, 06:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,874
Posted By Ivanerrol
One of the members on our Aussie forum just took...

One of the members on our Aussie forum just took his 420SE on a long trip. He has done the same trip in his 300SE. The 420 gets better Gas Mileage. - One reason being the Diff ratio.
My own...
Forum: Tech Help 12-01-2017, 10:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,767
Posted By Ivanerrol
My '96 W202 C200 M111 722.4 transmission with...

My '96 W202 C200 M111 722.4 transmission with electronic speedo is fed from the diff. So is the '94 C180 M111 722.4.
Don't know about U.S. models :uhoh:

Earlier W124,W201 and W126 models fed from...
Forum: Tech Help 11-28-2017, 04:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,149
Posted By Ivanerrol
They would be plain old steel wheels with plastic...

They would be plain old steel wheels with plastic covers
Forum: Tech Help 11-28-2017, 04:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,767
Posted By Ivanerrol
W202 featured 722.4's. Speedo read off the diff -...

W202 featured 722.4's. Speedo read off the diff - not the transmission.

I.M.H.O. Last year I had problems with a 722.4. I looked around for a replacement. Very scarce and the ones that were...
Forum: Tech Help 11-22-2017, 06:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 965
Posted By Ivanerrol
722.6's are still being used in some cars. The...

722.6's are still being used in some cars. The fill in the factory is the latest 236.14.

236.14 is backwards compatible to the 722.6. Old 722.6 fluids are not forward compatible with the newer...
Forum: Tech Help 09-25-2017, 08:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 704
Posted By Ivanerrol
IMHO It's much easier using an engine leveler...

IMHO
It's much easier using an engine leveler and pulling both out. Remove radiator.

One time I didn't have a leveler, was operating in a shop with limited ceiling space. Raised the rear up...
Forum: Tech Help 09-13-2017, 08:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,346
Posted By Ivanerrol
If your transmission has been rebuilt or is in...

If your transmission has been rebuilt or is in exemplary shape you can use Synthetic 236.10 spec.
If your transmission has lots of miles and a bit of discolouration in the fluid use the Dex III.
...
Forum: Tech Help 08-30-2017, 08:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 588
Posted By Ivanerrol
'92 or '93 W140 500SEL MY04 W140's changed...

'92 or '93 W140 500SEL

MY04 W140's changed their taillights and model designation - this became S 500L

Here's my '93 W140. It's a 400SEL. The rear badge was changed....
Forum: Tech Help 08-19-2017, 08:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,123
Posted By Ivanerrol
There must be one gazzillion threads discussing...

There must be one gazzillion threads discussing the basis for this subject.
M.B. set the timing of the M103's depending on the market and quality of the Gasoline.
You need to look in the owners...
Forum: Tech Help 08-01-2017, 07:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,869
Posted By Ivanerrol
M272's started going in to W211's as early as...

M272's started going in to W211's as early as 2005.
Read about these engines here : Mercedes-Benz M272 engine (http://australiancar.reviews/mercedesbenz_M272.php)
M273 engines had similar problems....
Forum: Tech Help 06-29-2017, 02:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,495
Posted By Ivanerrol
As if the M272 didn't have enough of a bad...

As if the M272 didn't have enough of a bad repuation for :

(a) Balance shaft sprocket failure and associated timing chain failure.
(b) Cam plug oil leak

It seems that there was an OEM source...
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