[MBZ] S500 Mystery Solved

2015-06-14 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
So the issues finally come to an end, and Im a little put off by my stupidity... Took the car to my trusted indie shop. After two hours of troubleshooting, they came back and said the MAF was sketchy and all of the hoses on the top of the engine were questionable. Fine. I drive it home and

Re: [MBZ] S500 Mystery Solved

2015-06-14 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Actually, it is normal in this climate. I found on several occasions where the car was parked for 3-4 days (or more) that condensation would sometimes collect in the distributor caps, but a good hard drive would burn it out. This was especially common when my son had the car at school, as the

Re: [MBZ] S500 Mystery Solved

2015-06-14 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
ATTABOY! Wilton - Original Message - From: Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: Mercedes List mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: Dan Penoff d...@penoff.com Sent: Sunday, June 14, 2015 6:01 AM Subject: [MBZ] S500 Mystery Solved So the issues finally come to an end, and Im

Re: [MBZ] S500 Mystery Solved

2015-06-14 Thread Jim Cathey via Mercedes
Not solved. Where did all this moisture come from? That's not normal. Is the crankcase ventilation plugged up such that a little bit of the blowby was coming 'round the shaft? Did you hose down the engine a little too vigorously? Ford any streams? Buy the car in Florida, 'cheap'? -- Jim

Re: [MBZ] S500 Mystery Solved

2015-06-14 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
Is that one of the reasons why Poos normally recommends the 1996-1999 cars with coils on plugs? Mitch. ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] S500 Mystery Solved

2015-06-14 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Absolutely. Stupid simple to work on, maintain or repair. Dan On Jun 14, 2015, at 3:34 PM, Mitch Haley via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Is that one of the reasons why Poos normally recommends the 1996-1999 cars with coils on plugs? Mitch.