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Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   11-22-2015, 08:19 AM
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Posted By anthonywclark
I replaced all fuses with new ones a year ago....

I replaced all fuses with new ones a year ago. They looked pretty rough and it was a cheap item to replace. But I still am wondering about the wires being hot. Is this normal??:(
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   11-22-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,227
Posted By anthonywclark
The company was AIP Electronics. Purchased...

The company was AIP Electronics. Purchased through Ebay.
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   11-13-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By anthonywclark
Its 4 wires with molex terminals with shrink tube...

Its 4 wires with molex terminals with shrink tube on them
Forum: W210 E-Class   11-13-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 353
Posted By anthonywclark
Updating the stereo

Hello everyone,
I have a 2000 E320 with the original stereo(cassette and cd 6 pack in the trunk). I was wondering if this would be a big job to convert the stereo to a new design with Aux input and...
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   11-13-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 371
Posted By anthonywclark
Cruise control doesnt work

Hello everyone,
My daughter has a 1989 300sel inline 6 and her cruise control doesn't work. Technically it never has worked since she bought it a year ago. All vacuum lines have recently been...
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   11-13-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By anthonywclark
Head light intermittent issues

Hello everyone,
My daughter has a 1989 300sel Inline 6. It appears she has an intermittent problem with her head lights on one side going out. I examined the bulbs(with gloves) and found no...
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   11-13-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,227
Posted By anthonywclark
Final Update

All,
I want to thank everyone for their input and help. It turned out to be the crank position sensor. It was intermittent and I was able to catch it a couple times. Don't know if it was the sensor...
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   11-08-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,227
Posted By anthonywclark
troubleshooting video for starting issues

I found this video on you tube. It goes through step by step troubleshooting the ignition system. He had the same exact problems I have. I will do the test and give feedback later
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Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   11-08-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,227
Posted By anthonywclark
liviu165, I definitely see where you're going...

liviu165, I definitely see where you're going with this. The car DID have a steering pump leak (The hose to be exact), when she bought it. The leak was fixed and cleaned. I will add this to my list...
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   11-08-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,227
Posted By anthonywclark
Let me clarify: Spark shown when cold tested. ...

Let me clarify:
Spark shown when cold tested.
Spark did NOT show when hot tested.
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   11-08-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,227
Posted By anthonywclark
Yes, the car itself stopped. When testing and...

Yes, the car itself stopped. When testing and the spark was there, it was blue. I will perform the test again to verify my findings. (Once it stops raining :frown).
I don't think its the fuel pump...
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   11-08-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,227
Posted By anthonywclark
I only disconnected one. Plug #1 and left the...

I only disconnected one. Plug #1 and left the rest connected. I am ordering crank sensor and coil. Besides possible coil or EZL, could there be ANYTHING else that would cause this.
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   11-08-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,227
Posted By anthonywclark
cable between coil and cap is new. When it has...

cable between coil and cap is new. When it has refused to start after warm up, I have checked the coil and EZL. They don't feel hot.
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   11-08-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,227
Posted By anthonywclark
Update3a

I allowed the engine to cool and tried the spark test again. I am getting spark to the spark plug. BUT while it is running, my voltage test from leads 1 and 2 reads 4 to 6V.
Does this go back to be...
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   11-08-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,227
Posted By anthonywclark
Update3

I just finished testing a few items.
I allowed the engine to reach normal operating temperature. It ran for a while before it shut off. I tried to restart and it would crank but no startup.The pump...
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   11-08-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,227
Posted By anthonywclark
Clarification

What has been replaced and tested:
1.)all rubber fuel lines, filter,accumulator, and pump(pump DOES come on when turning the ignition)
2.) Cap, rotor, plugs, wires are brand new and work great....
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   11-08-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,227
Posted By anthonywclark
Update 2

All,
I have replaced the cap, rotor, wires, and plugs. Runs great, still having issue after car is at normal temperature. I will do the electrical test. I also plan on checking the spark. If I am...
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   10-24-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,227
Posted By anthonywclark
I replaced all vacuum lines(rubber and hard). As...

I replaced all vacuum lines(rubber and hard). As for the you-pull-it yards, I haven't seen any mercedes 300. Mostly newer 2000 on up.
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   10-24-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,227
Posted By anthonywclark
I plan on replacing the Cap, rotor, wires, and...

I plan on replacing the Cap, rotor, wires, and plugs next weekend. It will cost around $250.
I just finished replacing all vacuum lines, elbows, etc... The overload relay and air filter are fairly...
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   10-24-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,227
Posted By anthonywclark
Update

So I have replaced all the hoses, accumulator, filter, and pump. The car starts and runs great. No idle issues. I also replaced the purge valve from the charcoal filter. I have NO gas smell in the...
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   09-20-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,227
Posted By anthonywclark
I hope this purge valve is the fix. I am ordering...

I hope this purge valve is the fix. I am ordering online, today. Its only about $20. Unfortunately, no one carries these parts locally. I double checked the fuel lines and hoses. The hoses do need...
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   09-20-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,227
Posted By anthonywclark
Yeah, its a great car for a decent price. ...

Yeah, its a great car for a decent price.
UPDATE: I tried a few test yesterday. I turned the ignition switch to the on position (not cranking). Let the pump motor "prime". Then turn it back off. I...
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   09-19-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,227
Posted By anthonywclark
Thank you for that update. That makes sense. It...

Thank you for that update. That makes sense. It appears I will be adding an accumulator and pressure regulator to my list. The repairs are adding up, but a car for $1300, I can't complain.
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   09-19-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,227
Posted By anthonywclark
I looked online and found several different...

I looked online and found several different designs. Some have it in plan sight and some have it hidden behind the fuel filter and pump. I looked and could see anything, but this may change once I...
Forum: W126 S,SE,SEC,SEL,SD,SDL Class   09-19-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,227
Posted By anthonywclark
I don't recall seeing a fuel accumulator....

I don't recall seeing a fuel accumulator. Wouldn't that be inline with the fuel pump and filter under the tank?
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