Re: [MBZ] '84 300D GPR

2014-12-06 Thread Jaime Kopchinski via Mercedes
I think the problem is that you sanded the contacts. Its like ignition points, if you sand off the surface coating then the likelyhood that they corrode and fail again are much higher. Jaime On Fri, Dec 5, 2014 at 5:01 PM, G. M. Brown via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I had a

Re: [MBZ] '84 300D GPR

2014-12-06 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
Maybe you have a battery with a cell which is going bad? Have FLAPS load test the battery to rule that out. Max Dillon, Charleston SC ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery

Re: [MBZ] '84 300D GPR

2014-12-06 Thread OK Don via Mercedes
Sounds like an intermittent poor ground connection to me - I ended up adding a second ground strap between the block and the chassis in the W115 and that ended all the starting issues for me. -- OK Don NSA: The only branch of government that actually listens to US citizens! There are three

[MBZ] '84 300D GPR

2014-12-05 Thread G. M. Brown via Mercedes
I had a buzzing problem upon starting attempt with the GPR in my '84 300D back in March, took it apart resoldered the PCB, lightly sanded the contact points, and cleaned the external pin connections and it's been OK till the other day when all I would get was a click when attempting to start