All I got done was to put together a shelving unit in the shop then unloaded a load of parts that were in the truck I loaded Saturday.
Sent from my iPhone > On Sep 7, 2015, at 10:46 AM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes > <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > > Boy this even beats a Cathey morning. I am still fixin to go out & detail > the black trim on my CD. > On Sep 7, 2015 11:24 AM, "Dan Penoff via Mercedes" <email@example.com> > wrote: > >> In an effort to address the remaining items on my list for the 94 S420, I >> started in this morning around 8:30. >> >> First thing was to add a couple of resistors to the coolant temperature >> sensor for the auxiliary fans. On the 95 and earlier W140 cars, there is a >> sensor on the top front of the M119 engine that provides the setpoint (100 >> C) for the turning on of the auxiliary fans. I added two 2.2k ohm >> resistors in parallel to get the desired 1.1k ohm resistance to lower the >> setpoint to around 92C. Of course the little plastic connector body pretty >> much disintegrated when I attempted to disassemble it. Something for the >> “list ‘o’ parts” to my dealer parts guy tomorrow. >> >> Next was the fuel filter. I wasn’t looking forward to this, as I really >> hate working around gasoline, but…. >> >> This car has the dual fuel pump setup with the filter that uses >> compression and banjo bolt fittings. Fortunately, everything was neat and >> clean with no corrosion present. One of the clamp screws for holding the >> filter and pumps in place was worn out, but with a good phillips bit and an >> offset screwdriver I was able to get enough torque on it to break it loose. >> >> Filter and fittings all came loose without much effort. Go the caps form >> the new filter on the old one pretty quick, so the amount of gas that came >> out wasn’t bad, maybe half a cup or so. Got everything in place, tightened >> up and tested with no leaks. Put the cover back on and done. >> >> I did find something on the old filter that shocked me a bit when I saw >> it. I didn’t notice this until after I had removed it and it was draining >> in the pan: >> >> https://www.dropbox.com/s/x86sl4b6oab7l2g/S420%20Filter.JPG?dl=0 < >> https://www.dropbox.com/s/x86sl4b6oab7l2g/S420%20Filter.JPG?dl=0> >> >> And now that the garage is cleared out and car work is pretty much done >> for the weekend, I’m going to tear into my floor jack, I think. That’s >> after I start the spouse’s birthday cake baking…. >> >> Dan >> _______________________________________ >> 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 > _______________________________________ 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