Re: [MBZ] 300TD 1987 woes.

2015-08-18 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
If you're karma improves, you've got a stuck kick-down switch. Try disconnecting that. Next would be fluid and filter change. I think Curly has experience with filters clogging up and collapsing and causing all manner of misbehavior? I think Mann is the recommended filter, if you don't buy at

Re: [MBZ] 300TD 1987 woes.

2015-08-18 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
You are correct sir, but I was using the Universal Translator to reach out to the masses --R On 8/18/15 4:53 PM, Curly McLain via Mercedes wrote: There's your problem, you didn't check your TIRES --R On 8/18/15 4:14 PM, Fred Moir via Mercedes wrote: tyre pressures Rich, I thought in

Re: [MBZ] 300TD 1987 woes.

2015-08-18 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
Next would be fluid and filter change. I think Curly has experience with filters clogging up and collapsing and causing all manner of misbehavior? I think Mann is the recommended filter, if you don't buy at the dealer? - Max Charleston SC Good Memory! That has been 7-8 years.

Re: [MBZ] 300TD 1987 woes.

2015-08-18 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
You are correct sir, but I was using the Universal Translator to reach out to the masses --R Thanks! That was the best laugh I've had all day! ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change

Re: [MBZ] 300TD 1987 woes.

2015-08-18 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
There's your problem, you didn't check your TIRES --R On 8/18/15 4:14 PM, Fred Moir via Mercedes wrote: tyre pressures ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go

Re: [MBZ] 300TD 1987 woes.

2015-08-18 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
Yeah the 84 SD kickdown switch got buggered and would not let it shift up. New switch fixed that. You need the G Mann to get you the proper filter! --R On 8/18/15 3:53 PM, Meade Dillon via Mercedes wrote: If you're karma improves, you've got a stuck kick-down switch. Try disconnecting

Re: [MBZ] 300TD 1987 woes.

2015-08-18 Thread Fred Moir via Mercedes
. Date: Tue, 18 Aug 2015 15:53:33 -0400 To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Subject: Re: [MBZ] 300TD 1987 woes. From: mercedes@okiebenz.com CC: dillonm...@gmail.com If you're karma improves, you've got a stuck kick-down switch. Try disconnecting that. Next would be fluid and filter change. I

Re: [MBZ] 300TD 1987 woes.

2015-08-18 Thread Fred Moir via Mercedes
Nah! Tyres iz 4 Cahrs Fred Moir.Lynn MA.Diesel preferred. Date: Tue, 18 Aug 2015 17:02:20 -0500 To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Subject: Re: [MBZ] 300TD 1987 woes. From: mercedes@okiebenz.com CC: 126die...@gmail.com TyerszI still revert to limey spelling from time to time.You can take London

Re: [MBZ] 300TD 1987 woes.

2015-08-18 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
Max, Andrew, Rich.I checked all fluids, tyre pressures etc, etc. before leaving.Kick down had not occurred to me. Trans oil and filter is first on the list, when I have to return.Olde MB's are an high maintenance item, no wonder most are referred to as SHE. SWMBM She Who Must Be Maintained

Re: [MBZ] 300TD 1987 woes.

2015-08-18 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
Alles.Well, there I was going to the shore for a week,, 92 deg and an open road what could be better?At 65 mph in second gear and 5k revs? That can't be good. Sh*t, now what?Exit at next ramp in Avon and came to rest at Dunkin Donuts, not too shabby, except that the temp guage crept up to

Re: [MBZ] 300TD 1987 woes.

2015-08-18 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
There's your problem, you didn't check your TIRES --R On 8/18/15 4:14 PM, Fred Moir via Mercedes wrote: tyre pressures Rich, I thought in your country, it is tars Up in Fred's paht of the counthy, I think it is Tiahs. Is that right? ___

Re: [MBZ] 300TD 1987 woes.

2015-08-18 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
I would hazard to say that no list member would EVER let his transmission fluid deteriorate to that extent. OTOH, it could simply be low on fluid (I assume he checked)... On Tue, Aug 18, 2015 at 3:53 PM, Meade Dillon via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: If you're karma improves, you've

Re: [MBZ] 300TD 1987 woes.

2015-08-18 Thread Fred Moir via Mercedes
TyerszI still revert to limey spelling from time to time.You can take London out of the fog, but you cannot take the fog out of fred. Fred Moir.Lynn MA.Diesel preferred. Date: Tue, 18 Aug 2015 15:53:12 -0500 To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Subject: Re: [MBZ] 300TD 1987 woes. From: mercedes

Re: [MBZ] 300TD 1987 woes.

2015-08-18 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
TyerszI still revert to limey spelling from time to time.You can take London out of the fog, but you cannot take the fog out of fred. Fred Moir.Lynn MA.Diesel preferred. Hey I Like tyres.Makes the message quaint, picturesque, etc. Tyres is fer Lymies.