Thanks for the hint regarding the sunroof tools. I'm planing on having
the car painted. Some months ago I posted the status of my 350SDL
after an encounter with a discharge of sulfur dioxide. The refinery
actually paid in full. Any hints on getting a good paint job will be
I am still getting a low frequency rattle. It occurs only between 700
and 1000 rpm. I did replace the a/c clutch which had a
bad bearing. At that time I discovered a leak from the tandem hydraulic
pump. All of that is in order and functioning very well.
Another problem that developed is the kickdown function. I have 12
volts at the solenoid but have not tested the solenoid.
The transmission is about 20,000 miles old. The bowden cable is set
with a 1 mm slack.
All comments welcome.