we will never get the quality of cars that used to be made. Now it is all plastic and wires. Beyond the ability of the standard user to diagnose or repair, unless you are Penoff.
Priapis driving neighbor thinks that his plastic car will last a long time. All that plastic will be able to get 3D printed so parts will never go out of style. clay On Aug 22, 2015, at 10:29 AM, Curly McLain via Mercedes wrote: >> That's nothing. My 2003 S430 (W220) has four fuse boxes. And some >> electrical items have "electronic fuses" as MB calls them. It's a fancy >> name for saying that they're using an SCR to control a circuit, and it >> limits current if it sees a ground or short circuit. >> >> Makes troubleshooting tough sometimes, too. I had a side marker light out. >> I test the bulb with a meter. Open circuit. For grins I checked the socket >> for power with the light switch on. Nothing. >> >> Further studying revealed that if there's no load, the "electronic fuse" >> won't pass power to the circuit. >> >> Put a new 5W bulb in and it worked. >> >> Dan > > More reasons why I don't want a MB made after 1990. > > Proof the MB designers truly lost their brains. Bowties and pixiedust, but > none of the reliability and rationality the old German machinists and > engineers used to build cars with. > > _______________________________________ > http://www.okiebenz.com > > To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ > > To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: > http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com > _______________________________________ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com