BTDT numerous times, and in each case the tach worked maybe for half a day
at most before quitting again. An annoying little voice inside me keeps on
telling me it's the instrument cluster gauge but I really don't want to go
there. For $15 I will throw the dice and try the deoxit.

On Oct 15, 2016 2:59 PM, "Dwight Giles via Mercedes" <mercedes@okiebenz.com>
wrote:

> Yes I was going to say. If no butts fold over matchbook cover
>
> Dwight Giles Jr.
> 1982 300CD
> 1990 300D
> Wickford RI
>
> On Oct 15, 2016 1:49 PM, "Floyd Thursby via Mercedes" <
> mercedes@okiebenz.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Wasn't that the ciggy butt fix?
> >
> > --R
> >
> >
> > On 10/15/16 1:11 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes wrote:
> >
> >> The tach in my 1983 300TD runs only briefly after I fiddle with it
> >> (stuffing something under the retaining collar to tighten the contacts).
> >> I'm thinking it's either the gauge in the instrument cluster  or
> slightly
> >> corroded pins in the sending unit.  Easiest option would be to apply
> >> Deoxit
> >> which I don't currently own.
> >>
> >> Question:  Which type of DeOxit should I purchase that suits this
> >> application?  Is it OK to spray into the femaie housing or just onto the
> >> male pin assembly?  There are several types on ebay:
> >>
> >> http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_sacat=0&_nkw=deoxit&_sop=1
> >>
> >> TIA,
> >>
> >> Andrew
> >> 1985 300TD diamond blue/blue
> >> 1983 300TD white/blue
> >>
> >> *accepting offers
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