Re: [MBZ] fuel shutoff solenoid

2015-08-27 Thread Randy Bennell via Mercedes
Thanks Dan Good to know. Won't have part for a few days so lots of time to think about it. Been wondering if I will wear out the hood latch cable since I open the hood so often. RB On 27/08/2015 10:52 AM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes wrote: You just have to be really careful about hooking the

Re: [MBZ] fuel shutoff solenoid

2015-08-27 Thread Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes
You did order the gasket for the back plate of the ip didn't you? You have to remove the back plate to swap out the valve on those. Sent from my iPhone On Aug 27, 2015, at 10:46 AM, Randy Bennell via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Finally had a look at my 115 300D to see why I have

Re: [MBZ] fuel shutoff solenoid

2015-08-27 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
You just have to be really careful about hooking the lever that projects out of it onto the internal injection pump linkage. Do it wrong and the pump ends up at WOT. Not a pleasant thing. Once you insert the lever, pull back on the whole assembly gently to determine that it’s hooked. At

Re: [MBZ] fuel shutoff solenoid

2015-08-27 Thread Curly McLain via Mercedes
You just have to be really careful about hooking the lever that projects out of it onto the internal injection pump linkage. Do it wrong and the pump ends up at WOT. Not a pleasant thing. Once you insert the lever, pull back on the whole assembly gently to determine that it's hooked.

Re: [MBZ] fuel shutoff solenoid

2015-08-27 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
It’s a pretty common failure so I’m sure there are others here who have done it more recently than I. That’s the part I recall about it that was tricky. Dan On Aug 27, 2015, at 12:09 PM, Randy Bennell via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Thanks Dan Good to know. Won't have part