heater & window issues - Mercedes-Benz Forum

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 01-27-2007, 10:49 PM Thread Starter
BenzWorld Junior Member
baker462's Avatar
Date registered: Jan 2007
Vehicle: 1973 280C
Location: Ontario, Canada
Posts: 19
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
(Thread Starter)
heater & window issues

i have a 1973 280C (gas)

so when I turn on the heat the passenger side blows warm (the dash blower, and the defrost)

but the driver side only blows cold air!

where should I start looking? just thaught it was odd that one side is warm the other side cold!


both rear windows are in the up position. neither one will work! the two front windows do work, but they move VERY slow! (takes almost a full min for the window to go down). the switch;s on the center console and the switches in the back seat will not move the windows either, i made sure the window lock button was not engaged! any help with this? I thauht trying to use a working(one of the ones for the front window) switch to see if it is the switch (all fuses seem to be good ), but unsure how to remove the switch from the center console!

again, I am very new to all of this.. so please dumb down your answers for me! (thanks, I dont know much about cars! but gotta start to learn sometime!)
baker462 is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 01-30-2007, 07:22 AM
BenzWorld Junior Member
tinyelvis's Avatar
Date registered: Jan 2007
Vehicle: 1976 280C
Location: St. Clair Shores, MI
Posts: 11
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Not sure on the heat thing - but if you find out, i would love to know. Regarding your windows, I'm looking for an alternative to mine as they are extremely slow although they do all work.

If you have a wire tester, I would pull off the rear panels (gotta take the back seat out!) and see if there is any power going to the motor. Do the windows go down using the rear switches? If not, then it's likely the motor is dead or there is no power to it.

I think these motors are just old and slow, and need replacing on mine.. I won't be able to live with that slowness it makes me insane.
tinyelvis is offline  
Sponsored Links

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

Quick Reply

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


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

Email Address:


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
Heater Issues - Seeking Advice dickmac1522 W124 E,CE,D,TD Class 1 02-25-2007 07:11 PM
560SEL Heater Issues v3mb W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class 10 10-28-2006 03:19 PM
Heater & Cluster Light Issues... Drumboy W123 E,CE,D,CD,TD,TE Class 3 09-21-2006 07:19 PM
Heater fan issues white500se W116 S, SE, SEL, SD Class 8 11-09-2005 11:22 AM
Heater Issues Dudas35 W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class 6 03-21-2005 11:41 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

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