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  1. Dash/Gauge Grounding

    R/C107 SL/SLC Class
    Well, I got a chance over the weekend to put the ground strap on. It was a success!! Gauges work perfectly. Thank okyoureabeast for the information.
  2. Dash/Gauge Grounding

    R/C107 SL/SLC Class
    Thank you for the confirmation okyoureabeast! I will give that a go and report back in a couple days.
  3. Low Idle

    R/C107 SL/SLC Class
    I hear ya there. Not looking to create work for myself. The car was gifted to my daughter from her grandfather and I have been going over the car correcting issues. Noticed the factory setting for the idle is 750 RPM. So was looking to bring it up to spec. I'll be leaving it as is. :)
  4. Low Idle

    R/C107 SL/SLC Class
    I have a 1984 380SL. I am having an issue with the idle being very low - ~500RPM. When I turn on the A/C it will go even lower. The car doesn't stall and seems to idle smoothly. Well, as smoothly as can be at 500 RPM or below. In general the car runs great at speed. Is it possible to...
  5. Dash/Gauge Grounding

    R/C107 SL/SLC Class
    I have a 1984 380SL. My issue started as I did not have any dash lights. Researching on the forum found the issue was the rheostat. I bypassed the rheostat by soldering a wire across the two contact points on the rheostat. Put the dash back in an discovered I now have a new issue. When I...
  6. Fuel Mixture Adjustment

    W124 E,CE,D,TD Class
    Understand this is a thread on the W124, but thought I had seen some posts from 107 owners as well where this process worked for them.
  7. Fuel Mixture Adjustment

    W124 E,CE,D,TD Class
    Hey folks! I have read this post from beginning to end. I must say there is great information with plenty of detail. My father also has a 1985 380 SL that is in need of an adjustment to the air/fuel mixture. I am using the voltmeter method as I do not have a DMM with duty cycle feature. When...
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