Re: [MBZ] Blown fuse

2015-07-30 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
AC compressor was blowing fuse #7 in my '87 300D. Indie MB tech at D E Services in Raleigh R R compressor and aux fan resistor; BLOWING ICE COLD again. Wilton Waytago! ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] Blown fuse

2015-07-18 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
This is for OM603, which I believe is a Nippondenso compressor from the factory. -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 On July 17, 2015 11:42:25 PM EDT, Curly McLain via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: This is for the Japanee compressor? I assume not for the GM in the 123s?

Re: [MBZ] Blown fuse

2015-07-18 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
Thanks. That is how I marked it in my file. but I wanted to check. This is for OM603, which I believe is a Nippondenso compressor from the factory. -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 On July 17, 2015 11:42:25 PM EDT, Curly McLain via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: This

Re: [MBZ] Blown fuse

2015-07-18 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
6:25 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Blown fuse Use the economy mode on the climate control. Works just like it does in normal mode. Or you can unplug the connection for the clutch at the compressor. Peter ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http

Re: [MBZ] Blown fuse

2015-07-17 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
:32 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Blown fuse I'd check the engine fan to be sure it turns freely. I think it is one of the highest energy consumers in that list I removed the fuse placard and carefully cleaned away the soot and scorching as best I can. I have deciphered the fuse #7 list to read

Re: [MBZ] Blown fuse

2015-07-17 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
@okiebenz.com Cc: Curly McLain 126die...@gmail.com Sent: Thursday, July 16, 2015 11:32 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Blown fuse I'd check the engine fan to be sure it turns freely. I think it is one of the highest energy consumers in that list I removed the fuse placard and carefully cleaned away the soot

Re: [MBZ] Blown fuse

2015-07-17 Thread Meade Dillon via Mercedes
126die...@gmail.com Sent: Thursday, July 16, 2015 11:32 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Blown fuse I'd check the engine fan to be sure it turns freely. I think it is one of the highest energy consumers in that list I removed the fuse placard and carefully cleaned away the soot and scorching as best

Re: [MBZ] Blown fuse

2015-07-17 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: Max Dillon dillonm...@gmail.com Sent: Friday, July 17, 2015 11:45 AM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Blown fuse Wilton, I know that pulling the KLIMA relay will disable the AC compressor, that is located right behind the battery and fairly easy to get

Re: [MBZ] Blown fuse

2015-07-17 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
Sent: Friday, July 17, 2015 11:45 AM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Blown fuse Wilton, I know that pulling the KLIMA relay will disable the AC compressor, that is located right behind the battery and fairly easy to get to, but may be pretty tight in the socket. A firm grip and gentle working while pulling

Re: [MBZ] Blown fuse

2015-07-17 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
On the subject of the AC compressor clutch coil, I would inspect the wiring to it very carefully, as it can come loose from the tie wrap that secures it to the compressor, lean out somewhat, allowing it to rub against the back of the compressor pulley, which grounds it out and eventually cuts

Re: [MBZ] Blown fuse

2015-07-17 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
It is. I misunderstood the question. It would isolate the compressor as far as I know. I was thinking go/no go as far as the compressor turning on. Dan Sent from my iPad On Jul 17, 2015, at 2:30 PM, fmiser via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Wilton wrote: What would unplugging the

Re: [MBZ] Blown fuse

2015-07-17 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
mercedes@okiebenz.com To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: Dan Penoff d...@penoff.com Sent: Friday, July 17, 2015 2:53 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Blown fuse It is. I misunderstood the question. It would isolate the compressor as far as I know. I was thinking go/no go as far

Re: [MBZ] Blown fuse

2015-07-17 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
. Wilton - Original Message - From: fmiser via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: fmiser fmi...@gmail.com Sent: Friday, July 17, 2015 2:30 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Blown fuse Wilton wrote: What would unplugging the wire on the pressure switch on the dryer

Re: [MBZ] Blown fuse

2015-07-17 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
'Thought so. How can I isolate only the compressor? Wilton - Original Message - From: Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: Dan Penoff d...@penoff.com Sent: Friday, July 17, 2015 1:32 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Blown fuse

Re: [MBZ] Blown fuse

2015-07-17 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
the compressor? Wilton - Original Message - From: Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: Dan Penoff d...@penoff.com Sent: Friday, July 17, 2015 1:32 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Blown fuse Nothing. If you short

Re: [MBZ] Blown fuse

2015-07-17 Thread fmiser via Mercedes
Wilton wrote: What would unplugging the wire on the pressure switch on the dryer isolate? Dan wrote: Nothing. If you short the terminals on the pressure switch the system would turn on *if* the charge or pressure was low. Otherwise, disconnecting it would have no effect. Huh?

Re: [MBZ] Blown fuse

2015-07-17 Thread Peter Frederick via Mercedes
Use the economy mode on the climate control. Works just like it does in normal mode. Or you can unplug the connection for the clutch at the compressor. Peter ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To

Re: [MBZ] Blown fuse

2015-07-17 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
This is for the Japanee compressor? I assume not for the GM in the 123s? Here's the troubleshooting info for the clutch coil, either read ohms or amps depending on your test equipment. This was copied from the MBCA forums before they effectively killed it. I met Bob Goodwin a few times,

Re: [MBZ] Blown fuse

2015-07-16 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
it for me?) Wilton - Original Message - From: WILTON via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: WILTON wilt...@nc.rr.com Sent: Thursday, July 16, 2015 1:39 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Blown fuse #7 fuse has blown couple more times. The placard

Re: [MBZ] Blown fuse

2015-07-15 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
They were? Of all the VWs I had I seem to recall a little plastic cover that went over them. There were like 8-10 in a row, and a cover the size of a candy bar that snapped over them... MB went to blade type fuses in the facelift on W140 chassis cars between 95 and 96. Don't know about other

Re: [MBZ] Blown fuse

2015-07-15 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
List mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: Randy Bennell rbenn...@bennell.ca Sent: Tuesday, July 14, 2015 6:56 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Blown fuse Tired fuse? Otherwise, why did Dr. Booth recommend changing them out? RB On 14/07/2015 5:54 PM, WILTON via Mercedes wrote: Yep, that's an unanswered question

Re: [MBZ] Blown fuse

2015-07-15 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
- From: Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: Dan Penoff d...@penoff.com Sent: Wednesday, July 15, 2015 8:51 AM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Blown fuse Metal fatigue and a very small cross sectional contact area. Sometimes you would grab

Re: [MBZ] Blown fuse

2015-07-14 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
AC BLOWS ICE COLD Question is, why did the fuse blow? --R On 7/14/15 4:51 PM, WILTON via Mercedes wrote: SWMBO came in from short trip in the '87 300D, leaned over back of chair in cool living room where I was napping and announced, Blown fuse in the car. I was driving along with air

Re: [MBZ] Blown fuse

2015-07-14 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
ATTABOY and ATTAGIRL! BTW, I never found that many blown fuses and never had much problem in MBs I twist em around sometimes if I think there may be a problem, but I've never replaced good fuses for the fun of it. A small way I differed from our beloved Herr Doktor. His climate in PA must

Re: [MBZ] Blown fuse

2015-07-14 Thread fmiser via Mercedes
Curly wrote: ATTABOY and ATTAGIRL! I'll echo that! On the 56 Karmann GHia, I had fuse problems. That is where I learned to twist em. Those were exposed under the hood.MB fuses in a nice tight fusebox hold up well. A bit of grease on the ends of the fuses helps too. *smiles*

Re: [MBZ] Blown fuse

2015-07-14 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
14, 2015 5:53 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Blown fuse AC BLOWS ICE COLD Question is, why did the fuse blow? --R On 7/14/15 4:51 PM, WILTON via Mercedes wrote: SWMBO came in from short trip in the '87 300D, leaned over back of chair in cool living room where I was napping and announced, Blown fuse

Re: [MBZ] Blown fuse

2015-07-14 Thread Randy Bennell via Mercedes
Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: Rich Thomas richthomas79td...@constructivity.net Sent: Tuesday, July 14, 2015 5:53 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Blown fuse AC BLOWS ICE COLD Question is, why did the fuse blow? --R On 7/14/15 4:51 PM, WILTON via Mercedes wrote: SWMBO came

Re: [MBZ] Blown fuse

2015-07-14 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
'Could be. Wilton - Original Message - From: Randy Bennell via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: Randy Bennell rbenn...@bennell.ca Sent: Tuesday, July 14, 2015 6:56 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Blown fuse Tired fuse? Otherwise, why did

Re: [MBZ] Blown fuse

2015-07-14 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
I long ago upped the fuse rating on my 123 blower circuit. On Tue, Jul 14, 2015 at 8:04 PM, fmiser via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Curly wrote: ATTABOY and ATTAGIRL! I'll echo that! On the 56 Karmann GHia, I had fuse problems. That is where I learned to twist em. Those

Re: [MBZ] Blown Fuse

2006-04-17 Thread Peter Frederick
My brother and I spend about five hours fixing that exact problem in his SDL -- fuse would blow internittantly, and we started checking interior lamps -- big current draw. I found the wires for the trunk lamp completely bare of insulation at the hinge where there is a small clip. Completely

Re: [MBZ] Blown Fuse

2006-04-17 Thread Zoltan Finks
/webercarbs http://members.rennlist.com/my_911/Index.htm For my Paint Job Info - Original Message - From: Luther Gulseth [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mercedes Discussion List [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Sunday, April 16, 2006 1:47 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Blown Fuse Check the timed light. My SD timed

Re: [MBZ] Blown Fuse

2006-04-16 Thread Luther Gulseth
Check the timed light. My SD timed light had a bad diode that caused it to blow a fuse, and if it didn't blow the fuse, it'd blow a trace on the circuit board in the light. On Sun, 16 Apr 2006 12:40:01 -0500, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Howdy - My 78 240D is blowing the fuse that controls

Re: [MBZ] Blown Fuse

2006-04-16 Thread Marshall Booth
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Howdy - My 78 240D is blowing the fuse that controls the interior overhead lights and clock (maybe other things also - haven't checked yet) and I'm wondering if there's a trouble spot I should check first? Else I'll have to do it the old fashioned way start

Re: [MBZ] Blown Fuse

2006-04-16 Thread l02turner
Info - Original Message - From: Marshall Booth [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Mercedes Discussion List [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Sunday, April 16, 2006 2:43 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] Blown Fuse [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Howdy - My 78 240D is blowing the fuse that controls the interior overhead lights

Re: [MBZ] Blown Fuse

2006-04-16 Thread l02turner
: Re: [MBZ] Blown Fuse Check the timed light. My SD timed light had a bad diode that caused it to blow a fuse, and if it didn't blow the fuse, it'd blow a trace on the circuit board in the light. On Sun, 16 Apr 2006 12:40:01 -0500, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Howdy - My 78 240D is blowing the fuse