300E Engine Removal - Mercedes-Benz Forum

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 10-26-2007, 10:26 AM Thread Starter
BenzWorld Junior Member
 
Date registered: Sep 2007
Posts: 34
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
(Thread Starter)
300E Engine Removal

I've been looking all over the internet for something that would tell me how to do this. I haven't been very successful so I'm asking anyone at this forum if they can point me in the right direction. I want to remove my 300E engine and replace it with another 300E engine. I just don't know where to start and what bolts to loosen. Anything would help me immensely. Thanks
KillerTomatos is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 10-26-2007, 03:42 PM
BenzWorld Member
 
S.M. Autoworks's Avatar
 
Date registered: Dec 2005
Vehicle: '92 400CE, '83 500SEC, '93 500E '05 E55AMG
Location: Santa Monica, California
Posts: 214
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Have you ever picked a motor before? Its a pretty big job for a first timer.

Above ground.....
You first need to go around all sides of the motor, and disconnect fuel lines, power steering hoses, engine harness, remove fan clutch etc, etc. Unbolt transmission dipstick from cyl head and detach kickdown cable from linkage. Also the throttle cable needs to be removed. Then, either recover the freon, or remove the a/c compressor and let it hang with manifold hoses attached.

Underside......
Remove all bolts around transmission bell housing. DON'T FORGET THE TORQUE CONVERTER BOLTS!!!!! Remove engine mount bolts.

Go back up top, and visually make sure you are free everywhere, then put a block behind the tire, and get to picking! You may have to roll car backwards a little bit as you lift the engine out. JUST BE CAREFUL!! Make sure you have a helper with you


Tip..... the front of the transmission will want to fall down when you separate from the motor. Have a block of wood, or some long bolts handy, and you can let the bell housing rest on your steering links.

Have fun

Brian
S.M. Autoworks is offline  
post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 10-27-2007, 12:42 PM Thread Starter
BenzWorld Junior Member
 
Date registered: Sep 2007
Posts: 34
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
(Thread Starter)
Alright I'll get too it. The engine I'm removing is already fubar, so if I mess it up no biggie. It will be good practice for the good engine I remove to put in . Thanks for the help
KillerTomatos is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Mercedes-Benz Forum > Mercedes-Benz Sedan Forums > W124 E,CE,D,TD Class

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











  • 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
    1988 300e front seat removal - how to? mplsdandy W124 E,CE,D,TD Class 8 05-27-2007 05:29 PM
    Engine Cover Removal Help Chris_CLK430 C208/A208 CLK-Class 8 12-28-2005 09:44 PM
    86 300E Exhaust System Removal phalcon51 W124 E,CE,D,TD Class 3 07-14-2005 12:32 PM
    1993 300E steering wheel removal 1999valkyrie W124 E,CE,D,TD Class 0 01-21-2005 07:51 PM
    Removal of rear brake discs on 300e Guest (MBNZ) W124 E,CE,D,TD Class 3 02-19-2002 10:36 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