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2015-06-03 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Tue, 2 Jun 2015 21:21:01 -0500 Curly McLain via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Well then you've earned a Cathey with Oak leaf clusters, as well as an Attaboy from Wilton! Way to go! Oh, wow! Is the original flasher switch still used to turn on the 4 ways? I didn't see it

Re: [MBZ] There! I fixed it!!!

2015-06-03 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Wed, 3 Jun 2015 17:33:06 -0500 Curly McLain via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Way cool! I really would like a how to write up to go with the picture so i can do it WHEN needed (not if)... or send it to some one else if one of #1 daughter's cars need it since i am too far away

Re: [MBZ] There! I fixed it!!!

2015-06-03 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
On Tue, 2 Jun 2015 21:21:01 -0500 Curly McLain via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Well then you've earned a Cathey with Oak leaf clusters, as well as an Attaboy from Wilton! Way to go! Oh, wow! Is the original flasher switch still used to turn on the 4 ways? I didn't see it

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2015-06-03 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
On Tue, Jun 2, 2015 at 10:09 AM, Randy Bennell via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Sounds a bit like a former neighbor of mine. He had a diesel Jetta that was trying to overheat while he and his family were on holidays in the USA. He determined that the electric fan was not coming on

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2015-06-03 Thread Max Dillon via Mercedes
Napmobile? As in nappy or take a nap? -- Max Dillon Charleston SC '87 300TD '95 E300 On June 3, 2015 12:40:08 AM EDT, Jim Cathey via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I recently resoldered the lamp-out warning unit in the Napmobile. ___

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2015-06-03 Thread Jim Cathey via Mercedes
Napmobile? As in nappy or take a nap? Take a. That LWB W126 is _comfy_ with the seat flopped back. Sunshades in front and hang some blankets on the sides, and yer in bidness. I don't even put the seat back up on the passenger side, unless I'm expecting one. That's rare. -- Jim

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2015-06-02 Thread OK Don via Mercedes
So how can you tell if a light is not working now??? On Tue, Jun 2, 2015 at 1:50 PM, clay via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: The more gooder solution I used was a timed flash relay when i swapped out the incandescent bulbs for LED in the R107. There are no longer the epileptic

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2015-06-02 Thread clay via Mercedes
The more gooder solution I used was a timed flash relay when i swapped out the incandescent bulbs for LED in the R107. There are no longer the epileptic blinking when a bulb is out or the voltage is too low because of some gremlin clay On Jun 2, 2015, at 6:39 AM, Curly McLain via Mercedes

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2015-06-02 Thread clay via Mercedes
I do a pre-flight check when she goes out. The dang S430 has messed up sensors and decides that I have blown bulbs. I changed the bulbs that have failed, but the thing still insists the bulbs are out. It depends on some ambiguous stray neutrino whether the indicator goes crazy clicking

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2015-06-02 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
But is one bulb is not of the factory specified type, the indicator stays on. I do a pre-flight check when she goes out. The dang S430 has messed up sensors and decides that I have blown bulbs. I changed the bulbs that have failed, but the thing still insists the bulbs are out. It depends

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2015-06-02 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Interesting that you mention this, as my new (to me) S430 has thrown warnings for two lamps recently, but both are working. I clear the fault and ignore it. Dan Sent from my iPad On Jun 2, 2015, at 3:22 PM, clay via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I do a pre-flight check when she

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2015-06-02 Thread clay via Mercedes
I have to clear faults midway down the road. It works fine for a mile or ten, then decides it is no longer happy. Not even when I use the dang blinker... just ... because clay On Jun 2, 2015, at 12:46 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: Interesting that you mention this, as my new (to me)

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2015-06-02 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
Randy Bennell via Mercedes wrote: If I recall, there was a problem with a relay. They were in Yellowstone Park if I recall and there was not much available locally but he found a length of household electrical wire and a household light switch and rigged it up so that he could turn on the

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2015-06-02 Thread clay via Mercedes
They are factory spec. I tried the garbage FLAPS stuff and went with euro spec. Still do the same clay On Jun 2, 2015, at 12:36 PM, Curly McLain via Mercedes wrote: But is one bulb is not of the factory specified type, the indicator stays on. I do a pre-flight check when she goes out.

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2015-06-02 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Tue, 2 Jun 2015 08:39:32 -0500 Curly McLain via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: it is a catheyesque fix and deserves a Cathey award! Thank you. As I understand it, now you have no 4 way flashers. Is that correct? My emergency lights work correctly. The same flasher is used for

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2015-06-02 Thread OK Don via Mercedes
Ahhh, good man! On Tue, Jun 2, 2015 at 2:22 PM, clay via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I do a pre-flight check when she goes out. -- OK Don NSA: The only branch of government that actually listens to US citizens! *“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry and narrow-mindedness, and

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2015-06-02 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
On Tue, 2 Jun 2015 08:39:32 -0500 Curly McLain via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: it is a catheyesque fix and deserves a Cathey award! Thank you. As I understand it, now you have no 4 way flashers. Is that correct? My emergency lights work correctly. The same flasher is used

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2015-06-02 Thread Jim Cathey via Mercedes
The dang S430 has messed up sensors and decides that I have blown bulbs. I recently resoldered the lamp-out warning unit in the Napmobile. Cured its weird intermittent warning, which was actually an intermittent rear side marker light, _in_ the LOWU. Bad solder. Again. It wasn't the only one,

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2015-06-02 Thread Jim Cathey via Mercedes
They were in Yellowstone Park if I recall I was in Jackson WY, and the SDL was overheating. I used a coat hanger to bypass the thermostatic fan clutch. It helped. Got us home OK, anyway. -- Jim ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

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2015-06-02 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
THat would qualify as a Cathey with oak leaves awards if you'd only used a salvaged flasher. As it is, it is a catheyesque fix and deserves a Cathey award! As I understand it, now you have no 4 way flashers. Is that correct? I always thought integrating the turn signals with the 4 way was

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2015-06-02 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
And got a bonus ATTABOY! Wilton - Original Message - From: Craig via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: Craig diese...@pisquared.net Sent: Monday, June 01, 2015 9:55 PM Subject: [MBZ] There! I fixed it!!! Having gotten tired of

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2015-06-02 Thread Randy Bennell via Mercedes
Sounds a bit like a former neighbor of mine. He had a diesel Jetta that was trying to overheat while he and his family were on holidays in the USA. He determined that the electric fan was not coming on but that the fan motor worked. If I recall, there was a problem with a relay. They were in

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2015-06-02 Thread WILTON via Mercedes
Pass an ATTABOY to 'im, eh? 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, June 02, 2015 11:09 AM Subject: Re: [MBZ] There! I fixed

Re: [MBZ] 'Nother I fixed it

2009-10-09 Thread Bill R
While not quite that bad [and not dangerous], we bought a house that had been the model home for the neighborhood. They planned on bringing in power to the garage from the SE front, but the utilities would not run power when they needed it so they brought it in from the development behind us at

Re: [MBZ] 'Nother I fixed it

2009-10-09 Thread Frederick W Moir
Alles. As Kaleb is wont to say, BZZZT! You failed. Fred Moir Lynn MA Diesel preferred. At 03:02 PM 10/9/2009, you wrote: Smart, real smart. Wilton ___ http://www.okiebenz.com For new and used parts go to www.okiebenz.com To search list