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Forum: Tech Help 02-09-2015, 11:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,066
Posted By olpos
When it comes to the fuel system it is always...

When it comes to the fuel system it is always better to not redesign it.The return is there maybe to keep fuel cooler and not perculate on hot days.Benz should have those available.
Rich
Forum: Tech Help 04-11-2013, 10:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,555
Posted By olpos
That is what has me worried.If i touch the intake...

That is what has me worried.If i touch the intake my perfect running car can start acting up.The e.t.a scares me as it cost 2 much.I will check with a boroscope,verify coolant leak and then may sell...
Forum: Tech Help 04-10-2013, 10:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,555
Posted By olpos
Thanks for the replys,I will need to look inside...

Thanks for the replys,I will need to look inside the motor.Read on IATN that one person had a crack in his intake,but it sounds rare.
The amount of caps ect i have tried is crazy.All oe stuff. I am...
Forum: Tech Help 04-08-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,555
Posted By olpos
94 E420 Intake removal,using coolant

Hi ,i am still using coolant.car runs great.No smoke,no water in oil,trany ect..
Just uses about i quart of water every 50-100 miles..runs at perfect temp. Pulled plugs ,they all look normal.I think...
Forum: Tech Help 02-25-2013, 11:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 999
Posted By olpos
Thats the problem,no misfire,runs at the perfect...

Thats the problem,no misfire,runs at the perfect temp,no oil in the water bottle.Just coolant loss
Forum: Tech Help 02-25-2013, 07:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 999
Posted By olpos
1994 E420 ,Coolant going down,no leak

I have looked all over,and fixed all the leaks i can find.Do the intakes on these cars leak into cylinders or am i looking at a bad head/gasket.
There are no leaks at any normal spot.I have dye in...
Forum: Detailing and Interior 05-07-2012, 10:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 899
Posted By olpos
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Detailing and Interior 05-07-2012, 02:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 899
Posted By olpos
Help,swap 91 124 seats to 94 124

Does any one know if front seats from a 1991 300E will fit to a 1994 E420.
I know about the armrest being different but my concern is if the seats will bolt to the floor and the power wires plug...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Wheels & Tires 02-20-2012, 11:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,654
Posted By olpos
1994 E 420 Wheel fitment

Thinking of buying 2002 CLK AMG 5spoke rims,not sure the name but common.Will they fit on 1994 E420 and what are the tire size options?
The rims are 17x7.5 front ET is around 34,forgot the exact...
Forum: Tech Help 02-20-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,230
Posted By olpos
After going crazy trying to fix my maf code on a...

After going crazy trying to fix my maf code on a 1996 C280 it turned out to be OVP relay.This fixed 2 codes for me.If that does not work buy a german maf,not a cheapee.Cheap ones run good,no codes on...
Forum: Tech Help 08-18-2011, 08:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 996
Posted By olpos
Good time to drain coolant and refill.Doing...

Good time to drain coolant and refill.Doing thermostat would be great .There is a red drain screw at the bottom of the radiator .Using long screwdriver turn screw but don't remove.drain...
Forum: Car Audio and Multimedia 07-23-2011, 06:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,600
Posted By olpos
Rear deck subs dead....96 C280 bose

Help ...The previous owner ran his own sub and turned off the rear deck.I have looked all over but cannot find out where the rear subs are disconected.Took the rear apart,checked the amp,looked at...
Forum: Tech Help 11-29-2010, 03:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,796
Posted By olpos
Try just unplugging the 02 and seeing if the car...

Try just unplugging the 02 and seeing if the car runs better.Have you driven the car on a good ride yet,this may help.Sounds like the E.A. unit but that would be a last item because of cost
Rich
Forum: Tech Help 07-07-2010, 12:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 601
Posted By olpos
1997 C280 Motor mount diagnosis

Hi,was hoping for some info/help on how to check my motor mounts to see if they are ready to replace.Kind of a lousy idle but runs very well.I know how to check 124 mounts by measuring the lower part...
Forum: Tech Help 06-24-2010, 09:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,043
Posted By olpos
Why solder it when you can slip it over the two...

Why solder it when you can slip it over the two prongs.If anything goes wrong the car just reverts to stock.I have been running these for years.
With the resistor in hand, loop both ends of it and...
Forum: Tech Help 06-19-2010, 09:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,117
Posted By olpos
Just ran into the same problem on 2 -124's...

Just ran into the same problem on 2 -124's recently and a 126 about a year ago.All 3 cars had perfect flex disc and vibrations at high speed.Found loose or slightly loose bolts holding the disc on...
Forum: Tech Help 06-19-2010, 11:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,837
Posted By olpos
Well this cooling problem is done,and embarassing...

Well this cooling problem is done,and embarassing also.:o
Turns out thermostat was sticking closed.This new stat,puchased before head gasket repair was the culprit.
This part was pulled and checked...
Forum: Tech Help 06-13-2010, 09:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,837
Posted By olpos
Well this was what i was looking for,so far no...

Well this was what i was looking for,so far no one has jumped on and said they have seen a bad impeller one one of these.On some cars these do break off,almost all of these are plastic water pumps....
Forum: Tech Help 06-12-2010, 01:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,837
Posted By olpos
Question,Any bad water pump impellers on M104's

Going crazy with this C280 ,1997, that i bought with a bad radiator.109k miles on car.Plastic had burst neck did not break.Note there is no air in system,pretty good at bleeding these cars.
Put in...
Forum: Tech Help 06-12-2010, 12:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 22,332
Posted By olpos
Although already mentioned don't forget to check...

Although already mentioned don't forget to check or change oil pressure sender before getting inside motor.
Question with low oil pressure did motor sound different at idle,tinny or lifter...
Forum: Tech Help 03-05-2010, 01:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,204
Posted By olpos
I know it sounds strange and found it hard to...

I know it sounds strange and found it hard to believe myself.
This is info i got from some of my smog classes.

Standard coil spark starts in coil goes through plug wire ,jumps plug gap,into frame...
Forum: Tech Help 03-04-2010, 11:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,204
Posted By olpos
On an open wire with no spark plug 30,000 used to...

On an open wire with no spark plug 30,000 used to be the voltage,now 50,000 is not uncommon.But a coil will only put out what it needs,no more no less.
What is strange on wastespark ,coilpack type...
Forum: Tech Help 03-03-2010, 03:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 528
Posted By olpos
1994 E320 SHOCK 4 CONSOL

Can not seem to find the shock adsorber for the center consol on the 1994 E- class cars ,my E320 and friends 94 E420,both with the same shock.This is for the center armrest hatch.
Thanks
Rich
Forum: Tech Help 02-05-2010, 12:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 699
Posted By olpos
1990 300CE does have burl Rich

1990 300CE does have burl
Rich
Forum: Tech Help 01-31-2010, 11:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 704
Posted By olpos
Just did this a few weeks back. Remove exhaust...

Just did this a few weeks back.
Remove exhaust section to get to see steering box Easy.
Bend back heatshield and inspect,just to get a visual of the lines..
For me i removed hi and low side...
Forum: Tech Help 01-05-2010, 11:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,526
Posted By olpos
Well,just to catch up i got the pump off.There...

Well,just to catch up i got the pump off.There was 2 hex head bolts in back and one 13mm in front.Did not have to pull off the ac compressor but had to remove plastic ducting that cool's off drivers...
Forum: Tech Help 12-30-2009, 09:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,526
Posted By olpos
Well going to try again today.Pump looks like it...

Well going to try again today.Pump looks like it is leaking in back.Just can not see anything but a small portion of the rear of the pump.
So if i remove the front of the pump on the car,won't other...
Forum: Car Audio and Multimedia 12-28-2009, 11:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 803
Posted By olpos
6 Disc CD player 94 E420 and 97 C280

Hi i own a 1994 E420 ,Will a 6 disc changer from a 1997 C-class fit onto my car.And do i need the cable from his changer to my amp(?).Would like a direct fit.
Thanks
Rich
Forum: Tech Help 12-28-2009, 11:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,526
Posted By olpos
Sorry i took so long to get back.Thanks for the...

Sorry i took so long to get back.Thanks for the info.For now it is back together,but it still leaks .This has to be done.Was going to remove the AC compressor to gain acces but i do have a long...
Forum: Tech Help 12-22-2009, 03:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,721
Posted By olpos
In case you need a m.a.s unit,give me the part...

In case you need a m.a.s unit,give me the part number and i most likely have the part.make me an offer
Thanks
Rich
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