Re: [MBZ] More AC fun

2019-06-21 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Fri, 21 Jun 2019 05:47:58 -0400 Max Dillon via Mercedes wrote: > On June 20, 2019 10:04:09 PM EDT, Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes > wrote: > > > >Tomorrow I need to bypass the duovalve or monovalve or whatever the > >$500E300 has so I can get some cold air out of the thing. It will blow >

Re: [MBZ] More AC fun

2019-06-21 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
On the E300, you could get a radiator hose clamp from FLAPS and pinch off The hose, or get a 3/4 ball valve to install in line and shut off the hot water. -- Max Dillon Charleston SC On June 20, 2019 10:04:09 PM EDT, Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes wrote: >I should get you to work on my truck

Re: [MBZ] More AC fun

2019-06-20 Thread Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes
I should get you to work on my truck AC. Tomorrow I need to bypass the duovalve or monovalve or whatever the $500E300 has so I can get some cold air out of the thing. It will blow cold then goes hot. Seems like that thing might be broke. --FT Sent from iPhone > On Jun 20, 2019, at 9:43 PM,

Re: [MBZ] More ac

2015-08-07 Thread Jim Cathey via Mercedes
It apparently got stuck on last night, I woke up this morning to 67 in the house. The electric bill is probably not going the be pleasant. Welded contacts are not all that rare, if it's built with the tech that is susceptible to that. Not all that hard to patch, either. Or to cure. -- Jim

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2015-08-07 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
Wife is calling home warranty people today to see if they fix it, if not I guess I will dive into it Sent from my iPhone On Aug 7, 2015, at 8:21 AM, Jim Cathey via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: It apparently got stuck on last night, I woke up this morning to 67 in the house. The

Re: [MBZ] More ac

2015-08-07 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
Well it's supposedly fixed. They sent somebody out. It had some wires that were shorting out so it was not reading the thermostat or something. I am not sure what wires as I was not there. Sent from my iPhone On Aug 7, 2015, at 8:25 AM, Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] More AC issues

2015-04-03 Thread Jim Cathey
high and low side is equalized, so I guess compressor is shot Most likely, especially if they're exactly equal. Not sure x valve can be open far enough to cause that symptom. The problem would be the reed valves in the compressor. -- Jim ___

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2015-04-02 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin
You got a deal, what address should I ship the compressor to? Sent from my iPhone On Apr 2, 2015, at 7:05 PM, Curly McLain 126die...@gmail.com wrote: So the AC quit working on that POS ML I got from OK Don. The compressor is kicking on so I thought maybe it was a tad low. I hooked it up to

Re: [MBZ] More AC issues

2015-04-02 Thread Curly McLain
So the AC quit working on that POS ML I got from OK Don. The compressor is kicking on so I thought maybe it was a tad low. I hooked it up to the AC machine, had a charge, compressor was running but high and low side is equilized, so I guess compressor is shot and not doing anything? Or is

Re: [MBZ] More AC issues

2015-04-02 Thread Andrew Strasfogel
Not a problem! OK Don offers a 7 year/700,000 mile fully transferable bumper to bumper warranty with a zero dollar deductible for any car sold to a list member, OR a no questions asked 100 percent money back guarantee.. On Thu, Apr 2, 2015 at 8:49 PM, Curly McLain 126die...@gmail.com wrote:

Re: [MBZ] More AC issues

2015-04-02 Thread Curly McLain
You can ship the POS ML with the POS compressor to my house. You got a deal, what address should I ship the compressor to? Sent from my iPhone On Apr 2, 2015, at 7:05 PM, Curly McLain 126die...@gmail.com wrote: So the AC quit working on that POS ML I got from OK Don. The compressor is

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2015-04-02 Thread OK Don
Unfortunately for him, Kaleb has put OVER 700,000 miles on it already! I did replace the expansion valve when I got it, as a garage told the PO that it would need it soon - - - On Thu, Apr 2, 2015 at 10:10 PM, Andrew Strasfogel astrasfo...@gmail.com wrote: Not a problem! OK Don offers a 7

Re: [MBZ] More ac

2013-07-27 Thread Peter Frederick
Shouldn't the pressure switch have 12V? Peter ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com

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2013-07-27 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin
Yea is should if not test says bad pbu or wire in between. I believe I have confirmed wire is good by grounding the 7 pin in the car, compressor kicks on. I find it hard to believe all 10 or so pbu I have on hand are bad Sent from my iPhone On Jul 27, 2013, at 3:49 PM, Peter Frederick

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2013-07-27 Thread Michael Canfield
A corroded connection or bad wire can read good with the low current of your meter but not conduct well enough to handle the load of the compressor. Mike On Jul 27, 2013 3:49 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin ka...@striplin.net wrote: In about to set this 95 e300 on fire. All tests point to bad pbu, yet I

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2013-07-27 Thread Curt Raymond
If the test tells you that 12v should be present between 2 pins and 12v is no present then jumping them won't do anything because the power to do whatever you were trying to do isn't there. You need to find why 12v is not present. -Curt Date: Sat, 27 Jul 2013 14:49:05 -0500 From: Kaleb C.

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2013-07-27 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin
Well now all the sudden it's working after screwing about with it all day. Decided to run thru the testing using the socket box tester and the eBay pbu and now all the sudden it's working. When I got the pbu off eBay the other day I swear it did not kick in but now it is all the sudden. So now

Re: [MBZ] More ac

2013-07-27 Thread Michael Canfield
Sounds like you fiddled with the right loose connection. I would clean up any related plugs with a mild contact cleaner before finishing up to prevent the old now I am done, check this out, shit, it won't work AGAIN!. Mike On Jul 27, 2013 8:12 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin ka...@striplin.net wrote:

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2013-07-27 Thread Alex Chamberlain
On Jul 27, 2013 5:12 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin ka...@striplin.net wrote: Well now all the sudden it's working after screwing about with it all day. Decided to run thru the testing using the socket box tester I am impressed that you went to the trouble and expense to get the breakout box. I

Re: [MBZ] More ac

2013-07-27 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin
I got a used one, got that the cable for 124/126 86 up, cable for 201, and also that test cable/box think for the older 123/126 system, I got it all for $400 shipped. Break out box is available new for $1200, cables are $300 each. The box can be used with other cables to test other systems as

Re: [MBZ] More ac

2013-07-27 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin
I say used, if it was used it was only used once, looks brand new Sent from my iPhone On Jul 27, 2013, at 8:30 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin ka...@striplin.net wrote: I got a used one, got that the cable for 124/126 86 up, cable for 201, and also that test cable/box think for the older 123/126

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2013-07-27 Thread Fmiser
Kaleb wrote: ... I would think if by my figuring you jump pin 7 and 13 on the left harness in the car compressor should kick on, it doesn't. I get about .6 volts at those connection as same as I get at the pressure switch. 0.6 volts between chassis ground an the pins? Or 0.6 volts between

Re: [MBZ] more AC compressor problems for Wogers

2009-07-01 Thread Redghost
Kaleb needs to bring it up with Sonia Sotomayor. She will reverse his discrimination and cause Rusty to carry a rainbow of compressors. Then the Supremes will overturn her ruling and all will be proper again. clay On Jun 29, 2009, at 3:13 PM, Gary Hurst wrote: now you are sounding

Re: [MBZ] more AC compressor problems for Wogers

2009-06-29 Thread Gary Hurst
now you are sounding downright canadian! On Mon, Jun 29, 2009 at 6:03 PM, Kaleb C. Striplin ka...@striplin.netwrote: I am really upset with Rusty. I really wanted a white AC compressor, but instead I got a black one. I dont know, I could have settled for blue I guess but I sure did not want

Re: [MBZ] More AC woes

2009-06-28 Thread Jim Cathey
leak but who knows, maybe that's all it is. I tried my tire core tool It doesn't take much to leak it all away. on it to see if I could tigten it but it would not fit around the barrel of the valve. Odd. Mine doesn't go around the barrel, it goes down inside and over the pin. Works fine

Re: [MBZ] More AC woes

2009-06-27 Thread Benz Hogs
A/C sniffer or dye with goggles and UV light. Ask Kaleb about my JB Weld repair to the $600 a/c line in my SDL... Luther Allan Streib wrote: To add to the chorus of AC problems -- I've been working on getting the AC going again on my 300D. It has not worked in some time and when it threw

Re: [MBZ] More AC woes

2009-06-27 Thread Jim Cathey
With the intention to resurrect the system, I bought some servicing equipment from Harbor Freight (vacuum pump and manifold gauge set). So far, so good. I vacuumed the system for half an hour. Closing the valves, it appeared to be holding. Yep. I charged the system and got some cooling.

Re: [MBZ] More AC woes

2009-06-27 Thread Allan Streib
Jim Cathey j...@windwireless.net writes: Get a jug of kids' bubble solution and start painting it around all the joints. Especially on the compressor manifold and the Schrader valves. Look for bubbles. I seem to have some leaking around the low pressure schrader valve, I saw some bubbling

Re: [MBZ] More AC woes

2009-06-27 Thread Allan Streib
Allan Streib str...@cs.indiana.edu writes: Where can I find a replacement core? Is this something NAPA would be likely to stock? Stopped in a Pep Boys this afternoon and they did not have them. Would these work? Mercedes didn't use some odd size core did they?

Re: [MBZ] More AC woes

2009-06-27 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin
any parts store should have them, and Im almost certain they are pretty much the same as tire valves Allan Streib wrote: Jim Cathey j...@windwireless.net writes: Get a jug of kids' bubble solution and start painting it around all the joints. Especially on the compressor manifold and the

Re: [MBZ] more AC stuff

2007-05-31 Thread Tom Hargrave
We used to use liquid freon to boil the lines clean - can't do that anymore. I'm sure that the industry has found a substitute. Tom www.kegkits.com Original Message From: Zach [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: 05/31/07 11:54 AM To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Subject: [MBZ]

Re: [MBZ] more AC stuff

2007-05-31 Thread Allan Streib
Zach [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: OK I found a good used AC compressor for my 300TD, now I need to clean the crap out of the lines, evaporator and condensor. Anyone have any advice? Spray in some solvent followed by compressed air? Seems like I recall reading that mineral spirits are good.

Re: [MBZ] more AC stuff

2007-05-31 Thread Russ Williams
Most McParts Stores has a A/C Line Cleaner made by Castrol used when Replacing R-12 with R-132. Look where the Freon is kept. Russ W. Tom Hargrave wrote: We used to use liquid freon to boil the lines clean - can't do that anymore. I'm sure that the industry has found a substitute. Tom

Re: [MBZ] More AC questions

2006-07-31 Thread Jim Cathey
The auxiliary fan is not running at all. You know it's only supposed to come on when the AC system gets 'too hot', right? It may be normal that it not come on for you, except sometimes. My 114 didn't have any switch on the AC system, since Yorks don't need a low-pressure safety switch and

Re: [MBZ] More AC questions

2006-07-31 Thread R A Bennell
List Subject: Re: [MBZ] More AC questions The auxiliary fan is not running at all. You know it's only supposed to come on when the AC system gets 'too hot', right? It may be normal that it not come on for you, except sometimes. My 114 didn't have any switch on the AC system, since Yorks don't