Re: [MBZ] 300 SDL Front Transmssion Pump leaking

2015-07-10 Thread Ralph Robertson via Mercedes
Thanks, I appreciate all the help I can get. Will be talking with him today and passing on the constructive advice. Ralph On Fri, Jul 10, 2015 at 12:22 AM, Jim Cathey via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Wow, I sure didn't expect that; being called an idiot! If you were doing your

Re: [MBZ] 300 SDL Front Transmssion Pump leaking

2015-07-09 Thread Jim Cathey via Mercedes
I have transmission fluid leaking from my '87 300 SDL, had a garage check this out and they identified it was the Torque Converter leaking. Replaced the seal in the converter, now they state the front trans. pump is leaking. What are they up against Thanks, Ralph, Idiocy? It's more-or-less

Re: [MBZ] 300 SDL Front Transmssion Pump leaking

2015-07-09 Thread Scott Ritchey via Mercedes
: Re: [MBZ] 300 SDL Front Transmssion Pump leaking I have a 126 manual, and I think they are posted somewhere. I guess I could put it up on Dropbox or something and y'all could download it. This stuff is not rocket surgery, the Germans actually thought about repairs on these cars. --R

Re: [MBZ] 300 SDL Front Transmssion Pump leaking

2015-07-09 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
‎Yep.  http://youtu.be/PFHR9PR1GKo ‎https://mercedessource.com/store/617-turbo-diesel-transmission-front-reseal-kit-late Rick  Sent from my BlackBerry Z10 ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe

Re: [MBZ] 300 SDL Front Transmssion Pump leaking

2015-07-09 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
How did I guess? I suspect he has a video on how to hook up your MB seatbelt. That said i find his how-to videos helpful. On Jul 9, 2015 8:57 PM, Rick Knoble via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: ‎Yep. http://youtu.be/PFHR9PR1GKo ‎

Re: [MBZ] 300 SDL Front Transmssion Pump leaking

2015-07-09 Thread Jim Cathey via Mercedes
Wow, I sure didn't expect that; being called an idiot! If you were doing your own wrenching, I apologize. If you were using a 'trained' mechanic, then HE is the idiot! It was explained to me, back when my tranny needed servicing, that IF you take it out you ALWAYS replace those then-easy

Re: [MBZ] 300 SDL Front Transmssion Pump leaking

2015-07-09 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Ralph, I think he was referring to the mechanic. If you're dropping the transmission, which one would have to do in order to check the TC, you would also expect to closely inspect the front (pump) cover as its exposed and easy to reach at that time. If there's the slightest hint of

Re: [MBZ] 300 SDL Front Transmssion Pump leaking

2015-07-09 Thread Ralph Robertson via Mercedes
Wow, I sure didn't expect that; being called an idiot! Sorry I don't have the experience that you have, but thanks anyway for the nice advice. Ralph On Thu, Jul 9, 2015 at 10:38 AM, Jim Cathey via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I have transmission fluid leaking from my '87 300 SDL,

Re: [MBZ] 300 SDL Front Transmssion Pump leaking

2015-07-09 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
@okiebenz.com To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: Randy Bennell rbenn...@bennell.ca Sent: Thursday, July 9, 2015 4:14 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] 300 SDL Front Transmssion Pump leaking I suggest you misunderstood. I believe he was suggesting your mechanic was an idiot for not replacing

Re: [MBZ] 300 SDL Front Transmssion Pump leaking

2015-07-09 Thread Randy Bennell via Mercedes
I suggest you misunderstood. I believe he was suggesting your mechanic was an idiot for not replacing easy to get at items while the transmission was out. RB On 09/07/2015 2:57 PM, Ralph Robertson via Mercedes wrote: Wow, I sure didn't expect that; being called an idiot! Sorry I don't have

Re: [MBZ] 300 SDL Front Transmssion Pump leaking

2015-07-09 Thread Randy Bennell via Mercedes
via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: Ralph Robertson rare...@gmail.com Sent: Thursday, July 9, 2015 5:57 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] 300 SDL Front Transmssion Pump leaking I did misunderstand the comment, sorry about that. I don't have mercedes

Re: [MBZ] 300 SDL Front Transmssion Pump leaking

2015-07-09 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
I have a 126 manual, and I think they are posted somewhere. I guess I could put it up on Dropbox or something and y'all could download it. This stuff is not rocket surgery, the Germans actually thought about repairs on these cars. --R On 7/9/15 6:37 PM, Randy Bennell via Mercedes wrote:

Re: [MBZ] 300 SDL Front Transmssion Pump leaking

2015-07-09 Thread Rick Knoble via Mercedes
Ralph writes: He didn't seem to know how the pump could be removed. ‎I could be wrong, but I think the front seal can be done WITHOUT removing the front pump. ‎ ‎ Rick  Sent from my BlackBerry Z10 ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] 300 SDL Front Transmssion Pump leaking

2015-07-09 Thread Ralph Robertson via Mercedes
I did misunderstand the comment, sorry about that. I don't have mercedes mechanics in my area, and the M.B. dealer has told me that their staff are younger then my car, so that about did it for me with the M.B. dealer doing my work. I have found a Volvo mechanic that does a good job for me but

Re: [MBZ] 300 SDL Front Transmssion Pump leaking

2015-07-09 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
) but just cars. -Curt From: Ralph Robertson via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: Ralph Robertson rare...@gmail.com Sent: Thursday, July 9, 2015 5:57 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] 300 SDL Front Transmssion Pump leaking I did misunderstand

Re: [MBZ] 300 SDL Front Transmssion Pump leaking

2015-07-09 Thread Ralph Robertson via Mercedes
...@gmail.com Sent: Thursday, July 9, 2015 5:57 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] 300 SDL Front Transmssion Pump leaking I did misunderstand the comment, sorry about that. I don't have mercedes mechanics in my area, and the M.B. dealer has told me that their staff are younger then my car, so that about did

Re: [MBZ] 300 SDL Front Transmssion Pump leaking

2015-07-09 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
standard) but just cars. -Curt From: Ralph Robertson via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: Ralph Robertson rare...@gmail.com Sent: Thursday, July 9, 2015 5:57 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] 300 SDL Front Transmssion Pump leaking I did

Re: [MBZ] 300 SDL Front Transmssion Pump leaking

2015-07-09 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
@okiebenz.com Cc: Ralph Robertson rare...@gmail.com Sent: Thursday, July 9, 2015 5:57 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] 300 SDL Front Transmssion Pump leaking I did misunderstand the comment, sorry about that. I don't have mercedes mechanics in my area, and the M.B. dealer has told me that their staff