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    Coolant expansion tank for 1994 W463 G300 petrol

    Looks like I have found one from the SL shop. It's a part common to some R107s
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    Coolant expansion tank 1994 W463 G300 petrol

    I've posted in the wanted section but was wondering if anyone knew if this tank has any commonality with other MB models? MB part number A4635000349 Those lovely people at Mercedes-Benz don't have the part! NLA it seems. None elsewhere in the UK it seems. Just one in the USA...
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    Coolant expansion tank for 1994 W463 G300 petrol

    A4635000349 coolant expansion tank required please. Those lovely people at Mercedes-Benz don't have the part! Say it's NLA None elsewhere in the UK it seems. Fingers crossed
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    G500 thoughts?

    13 mpg Shakter! My 1993 300 turns in a wonderful 15.
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    A whole raft of new rules ,

    Hardly anything about improving road layouts, visibility, signage.
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    Mercedes Benz parts department can't supply an alternator.

    Here's where we are gents. Deadline: - Must (on pain of endless "why don't you just buy a newer, more sensible car you silly old fart" ) have functional car available at airport for réveillé tomorrow morning, boots blacked, to collect French visitors. Parents, two kids plus luggage. Solution...
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    Mercedes Benz parts department can't supply an alternator.

    They are showing one to match MB part number I'll check them out in the morning
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    Mercedes Benz parts department can't supply an alternator.

    I have the ribbed belt pulley. MB told me I needed this part number - 0081540102 Nothing is ever straightforward is it! Thanks to everyone for their contributions - very helpful indeed
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    Mercedes Benz parts department can't supply an alternator.

    Thanks merc85 Looks like one on Amazon - have asked them to confirm it will fit. https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B01HHZNJIA/?tag=amazon0e9db-21
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    Mercedes Benz parts department can't supply an alternator.

    Thanks chaps WDB463 22827092532
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    Mercedes Benz parts department can't supply an alternator.

    Desperately trying to buy a new alternator for my 1993/4 G 300 petrol Just spent 20 minutes in my local MB (Solihull)who tell me that they no longer supply this part. Laddo gave me a number for the "Classic" parts dept of MB Poole. They close at 14:00 apparently and according to the "press...
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    Radio keeps cutting out - alternator issue perhaps?

    I have a 1993 W463 petrol G Wagen, fitted with a newish, subtle, Blaupunkt Toronto radio. Lately, the radio has been turning off by itself accompanied by a whine from the alternator and a rise in the speed of the heater blower fan. Then after a ransom period of time it comes back on again...
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    W124 E36 AMG oil related problem

    I'm in Shirley, just south of Brum, near J4 of the M42. This episode has made me begin to wonder about the long term viability of maintaining old cars without a reliable spannerist on hand. Seriously considering getting this car fixed and having a parting of the ways.
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    W124 E36 AMG oil related problem

    Looks like my indy have effectively thrown in the towel and have suggested I take it to MB I've asked them to confirm ATF level is OK first.
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    W124 E36 AMG oil related problem

    I'm still waiting on my indy to come back to me. Frustrating!
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    W124 E36 AMG oil related problem

    My indy has now removed tank / cleaned it / flushed system. Yellow light still on. I'm not keen on driving it at the moment in case I do more damage. I have suggested my indy take a look at the oil cooler and replace rad if required. Thanks for all your suggestions
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    W124 E36 AMG oil related problem

    I'll be booking it in to MB next week as my indy don't seem to be too interested. Thanks for your help though.
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    W124 E36 AMG oil related problem

    Thanks Will, I thought head gasket, but the oil is so black and discoloured in relation to the lovely golden oil on the dipstick.
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    W124 E36 AMG oil related problem

    Here's an interesting one. For the last couple of weeks the yellow oil light has been coming on / going off intermittently. There's plenty of oil and the oil pressure gauge shows a solid 3 bar Talked to my indy and it was agreed that the sensor is probably u/s They've now fitted the correct...
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    W124 ignition key not turning

    Just got home after a spin in my 1995 E36 auto. Parked on drive and put it into park, turned off engine. Went into house for garage keys and came back out and find the ignition key won't turn. Spare key is the same Seems like the pawl is still engaged as if the car is not in "Park" Any ideas...
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