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Forum: W123 E,CE,D,CD,TD,TE Class   Yesterday, 08:41 PM
Replies: 26
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Posted By luisg92
I paid someone to rebuild the front suspension,...

I paid someone to rebuild the front suspension, reseal and adjust the steering box, align the steering wheel, replace a leaky power steering hose and replace a transmission linkage bushing.

The...
Forum: W123 E,CE,D,CD,TD,TE Class   12-11-2018, 06:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,047
Posted By luisg92
Thank you so much. Iíve been looking for a PDF...

Thank you so much. Iíve been looking for a PDF manual for my cars for years. Also been searching for a used set on ebay, but they are somewhat pricey and with that money I can buy a replacement part,...
Forum: W123 E,CE,D,CD,TD,TE Class   12-01-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 859
Posted By luisg92
Parts do come and go every occasionally....

Parts do come and go every occasionally. Sometimes I look for something new and it is NLA and a few months later, they came back to market for a while. I suspect this has happened throughout the...
Forum: W123 E,CE,D,CD,TD,TE Class   10-10-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,558
Posted By luisg92
I am glad to see you solved your problem.

I am glad to see you solved your problem.
Forum: W123 E,CE,D,CD,TD,TE Class   09-24-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 721
Posted By luisg92
The servo was replaced with an electronic...

The servo was replaced with an electronic conversion and a heater valve. You can see the vacuum lines and valve in the right inner fender. If the A/C is working properly, this car could be worth it...
Forum: W123 E,CE,D,CD,TD,TE Class   09-24-2018, 07:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 721
Posted By luisg92
I have seen this car for sale for a long time...

I have seen this car for sale for a long time now. I have to admit that for an almost 600K mile car, it looks superb and definitely looks like it has been cared. The problem I see is that it has...
Forum: W123 E,CE,D,CD,TD,TE Class   09-17-2018, 10:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 663
Posted By luisg92
Since you replaced the sensor, have you checked...

Since you replaced the sensor, have you checked the actual engine temperature with a thermometer?
Forum: W123 E,CE,D,CD,TD,TE Class   09-17-2018, 10:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 709
Posted By luisg92
I have the same situation. I think my problem is...

I have the same situation. I think my problem is that there isnít enough air moving through the condenser because the thermo switch doesnít activate the aux fan (in my car is a pressure switch...
Forum: W123 E,CE,D,CD,TD,TE Class   09-09-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,558
Posted By luisg92
Well, that sucks. There are lots of things...

Well, that sucks.

There are lots of things you can do, you decide what to do, but this is my opinion.

I don’t think the lift pump is the problem, in fact don’t order a new lift pump until you...
Forum: W123 E,CE,D,CD,TD,TE Class   09-06-2018, 10:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 616
Posted By luisg92
Was the prop shaft put together in the same way...

Was the prop shaft put together in the same way it was removed? The front and rear section are balanced from the factory and always should be put together with the same alignment so you donít get...
Forum: W123 E,CE,D,CD,TD,TE Class   09-03-2018, 03:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,558
Posted By luisg92
0440017997 This is for the lift pump and primer...

0440017997 This is for the lift pump and primer pump.

If the primer pump or plunger is leaking, you need part 2447010038. It’s an updated design that doesn’t require unscrewing, you just push the...
Forum: W123 E,CE,D,CD,TD,TE Class   09-02-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,558
Posted By luisg92
The primer pump should not leak diesel under any...

The primer pump should not leak diesel under any circumstance. If it does, it has to be replaced because it draws air into the system and that can affect performance and make the engine run rough....
Forum: W123 E,CE,D,CD,TD,TE Class   09-02-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,826
Posted By luisg92
Replaced the famous rack damper bolt in an...

Replaced the famous rack damper bolt in an attempt to solve the dreadful shaking issue. The new one was clearly stiffer than the old one, but what surprised me the most was the wear on the old one....
Forum: W123 E,CE,D,CD,TD,TE Class   08-26-2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,558
Posted By luisg92
No electric pump there. Diesel is draw by the...

No electric pump there. Diesel is draw by the lift pump attached to the IP and is all-mechanical. I rebuilt mine hoping that it had something to do with the idle shake, but I didnít do any...
Forum: W123 E,CE,D,CD,TD,TE Class   08-26-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 490
Posted By luisg92
I bought a rein carrier bearing that I havenít...

I bought a rein carrier bearing that I havenít installed yet, but before buying I did some research and it seems to be a good brand. Couldnít find anything bad about it. As for the flex discs, some...
Forum: W123 E,CE,D,CD,TD,TE Class   08-26-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 362
Posted By luisg92
That must be the weirdest climate control system...

That must be the weirdest climate control system issue I've read about, but it seems very possible since things in these cars like to fail when you need them the most.

Have you removed the blower...
Forum: W123 E,CE,D,CD,TD,TE Class   08-26-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,558
Posted By luisg92
At this point, I suggest this: Drain the...

At this point, I suggest this:

Drain the tank, clean the strainer, make sure the feed and return lines between the tank and engine compartment are clear, replace the rubber fuel return line and...
Forum: W123 E,CE,D,CD,TD,TE Class   08-25-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 717
Posted By luisg92
Thanks for the input. Thatís something that I...

Thanks for the input. Thatís something that I will have to pay someone to check because I donít know much about the injection timing. I guess is time to do some research.
Forum: W123 E,CE,D,CD,TD,TE Class   08-24-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 717
Posted By luisg92
That is the reason I will replace my injectors...

That is the reason I will replace my injectors (after testing them of course); the car has a nasty occasional shake at idle that doesnít manifest when is running on diesel purge. Some people suggest...
Forum: W123 E,CE,D,CD,TD,TE Class   08-20-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 717
Posted By luisg92
New or rebuilt injectors for a OM617?

I tried to do some research about the pros and cons of replacing the injectors with new ones vs rebuilding the old ones, but I didnít find much information about it.

In terms of price, it seems...
Forum: W123 E,CE,D,CD,TD,TE Class   08-19-2018, 04:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By luisg92
I had a similar problem with a brand new UCA...

I had a similar problem with a brand new UCA compressor. After a few minutes of running it developed a chirping/knocking noise at idle but fine at speed and cooled decently. It was replaced under...
Forum: W123 E,CE,D,CD,TD,TE Class   07-30-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 547
Posted By luisg92
According to the section 83-520 of FSM, you have...

According to the section 83-520 of FSM, you have to install the compressor together with the pipeline (83-522), that means the manifold and hoses must be bolted to it before installing it, which ads...
Forum: W123 E,CE,D,CD,TD,TE Class   07-10-2018, 06:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 491
Posted By luisg92
If you look careful, some original components...

If you look careful, some original components have the month and year they were made in. For example, my car still has its original exhaust and the resonator says “5/82”, the month in which my car...
Forum: W123 E,CE,D,CD,TD,TE Class   07-10-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,826
Posted By luisg92
Last week was pretty busy: Patched a hole in the...

Last week was pretty busy: Patched a hole in the exhaust and painted it, replaced the center drag link, right tie rod, pedal bushing and engine mounts, and what a difference the mounts did; the car...
Forum: W123 E,CE,D,CD,TD,TE Class   07-10-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,330
Posted By luisg92
Go to a junkyard and see if you can find a 240D....

Go to a junkyard and see if you can find a 240D. Most of them came with hubcaps.

Unfortunately, I think that people have retrofitted bundts as an upgrade and perhaps most of the steel wheels and...
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