Kent Bergsma must have a video online about that.
On Jul 9, 2015 6:29 PM, "Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes" <
mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote:

> Pull trans then unbolt it from the front of tranny
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> > On Jul 9, 2015, at 5:10 PM, Ralph Robertson via Mercedes <
> mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote:
> >
> > He called me and said that the front pump was leaking but he did not know
> > how much of a job it would be to replace.  He was going to do some
> research
> > and see what was involved.  I said I would check with the discussion
> group
> > and see if I could get any help for him.  He didn't seem to know how the
> > pump could be removed.
> >
> > Thanks.
> > Ralph
> >
> > On Thu, Jul 9, 2015 at 6:03 PM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes <
> > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote:
> >
> >> Its a transmission, it shouldn't be any harder than working on any other
> >> transmission. When I first got into MB's back in 2002 I was convinced
> they
> >> were some kind of magic. Untrue, they're just cars and work like other
> >> cars. Higher quality parts produced (originally anyway) to a higher
> >> standard) but just cars.
> >> -Curt
> >>      From: Ralph Robertson via Mercedes <mercedes@okiebenz.com>
> >> To: Mercedes Discussion List <mercedes@okiebenz.com>
> >> Cc: Ralph Robertson <rare...@gmail.com>
> >> Sent: Thursday, July 9, 2015 5:57 PM
> >> Subject: Re: [MBZ] 300 SDL Front Transmssion Pump leaking
> >>
> >> I did misunderstand the comment, sorry about that.  I don't have
> mercedes
> >> mechanics in my area, and the M.B. dealer has told me that their staff
> are
> >> younger then my car, so that about did it for me with the M.B. dealer
> doing
> >> my work.  I have found a Volvo mechanic that does a good job for me but
> he
> >> isn't an M.B. expert, by no means, but he does his best.  I work with
> what
> >> I have available here.  When I am in Florida for the winter months, I
> have
> >> lots of M.B. talent available, but not here in N.B. Canada.
> >> My mechanic here is researching what is involved with replacing the seal
> >> for this front pump in the transmission, so any advice would help.  I
> know
> >> the M.B. transmissions are complicated and I am trying to assist him in
> >> this job.
> >> Thanks for any help.
> >> Ralph
> >>
> >> On Thu, Jul 9, 2015 at 4:59 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes <
> >> mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote:
> >>
> >>> Ralph,
> >>>
> >>> I think he was referring to the mechanic.
> >>>
> >>> If you're dropping the transmission, which one would have to do in
> order
> >>> to check the TC, you would also expect to closely inspect the front
> >> (pump)
> >>> cover as its exposed and easy to reach at that time. If there's the
> >>> slightest hint of seepage/leakage, one would expect to replace the pump
> >>> gaskets and seals. It's a quick, easy and inexpensive jib to do under
> >> those
> >>> circumstances.
> >>>
> >>> I would be looking for another mechanic.
> >>>
> >>> Dan
> >>>
> >>> Sent from my iPad
> >>>
> >>>>> On Jul 9, 2015, at 3:57 PM, Ralph Robertson via Mercedes <
> >>>> mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>> Wow, I sure didn't expect that; being called an idiot!  Sorry I don't
> >>> have
> >>>> the experience that you have, but thanks anyway for the nice advice.
> >>>>
> >>>> Ralph
> >>>>
> >>>> On Thu, Jul 9, 2015 at 10:38 AM, Jim Cathey via Mercedes <
> >>>> mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>> I have transmission fluid leaking from my '87 300 SDL, had a garage
> >>> check
> >>>>>> this out and they identified it was the Torque Converter leaking.
> >>>>>> Replaced
> >>>>>> the seal in the converter, now they state the front trans. pump is
> >>>>>> leaking.  What are they up against Thanks, Ralph,
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Idiocy?  It's more-or-less SOP, when dropping the tranny to
> >>>>> replace a seal, to do all the ones that are now easy to reach.
> >>>>> Front seal, pump seal, etc.  Maybe even consider engine's
> >>>>> rear main seal at that time.  They're all staring right
> >>>>> at you at that point.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> -- Jim
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
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