Buy a 1995 300D -Checking for wiring bad harness ? - Mercedes-Benz Forum

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 05-09-2009, 04:30 AM Thread Starter
BenzWorld Junior Member
 
Date registered: Jan 2006
Posts: 28
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
(Thread Starter)
Buy a 1995 300D -Checking for wiring bad harness ?

I will be looking at a 1995 300D for sale . I understand it is one of the years (1991-1996 ) that was produced with the "rotting" insulation wiring harness . Where do I look to see its condition ( trouble spots ?) . How can I tell it has been replaced if there are no records provided by the seller ? - Thanks
rkpatt is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 05-09-2009, 06:06 AM
~BANNED~
 
Date registered: Sep 2007
Vehicle: 99 Merc S420 (80k Mi) 07 Lexus LS460 (21k Miles)
Location: FL
Posts: 4,583
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Just look at the wiring. If it looks new and is in good shape, then most likely it has been replaced. If it falls apart in your hands then it is factory and needs to be replaced.
mr.xpowerseller is offline  
post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 05-10-2009, 02:27 PM
BenzWorld Elite
 
Kajtek1's Avatar
 
Date registered: Dec 2005
Vehicle: W211 E320 Bluetec R129 SL500 - $1300 car ........ Ford F350 6.7l
Location: Vegas MAN, Vegas
Posts: 32,517
Mentioned: 10 Post(s)
Quoted: 1288 Post(s)
Not sure you didn't mix the models.
1995 3 l diesels are all mechanical. Not even sure the shut off valve is electric, or vacuum operated. Meaning no wire harness on the engine.
Kajtek1 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Mercedes-Benz Forum > General Mercedes-Benz Forums > General Mercedes-Benz

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Mercedes-Benz Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Topic Author Forum Replies Last Post
1995 C36 vs. 1995 C280 wiring harness M104-AMG W202 C-Class 6 01-24-2016 06:04 AM
1995 E320 - Wiring Harness mgraziano W124 E,CE,D,TD Class 19 09-20-2011 05:43 AM
1995 e420, wiring harness JGardner808 W124 E,CE,D,TD Class 25 05-11-2009 08:53 PM
1995 E320 Replacement Wiring Harness Spencer A W124 E,CE,D,TD Class 9 11-04-2006 05:11 PM
1995 s600 wiring harness pvtconlimo W140 S-Class 6 01-07-2006 02:00 AM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may 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 Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 

Title goes here

close
video goes here
description goes here. Read Full Story
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome