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    r129 heater not working

    Hi, My 1990 300sl's heater has stopped working. There is power to the control unit and you can hear the relays clicking when I move the air flow control. The blower works if I put an external power source to it. I have taken it in to a garage who has pulled the control unit out of the dashboard...
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    rain getting in to soft top compartment

    I have recently purchased a 300 sl and after the recent downpours I have noticed that there is a pool of rain water either side of the compartment that holds the soft top, upon closer inspection it would appear that there might be 2 drain pipes missing as I can see that there are 2 nipples 1...
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    R129 fuel problems

    I have checked the dizzy cap and ht leads, all look newish and very clean , no build up of gunk (me thinks the previous owner has tried to sort this) I have noticed the ignition coil wire looks like it has been getting very hot so will order a new one Tues.
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    R129 fuel problems

    I have no idea how it was running prior to me purchasing it, the problem now is it appears to be restricted it struggles to pull off, this is more noticable at low speeds when you try to use the kick down the engine revs increase slightly but the car struggles to pick up speed, the kick down...
  5. J

    R129 fuel problems

    Thanks for the info will check it out
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    R129 fuel problems

    It was suggested that as the car had stood for 12 months then the exhaust could have become partially blocked, I have not had any diagnostic checks done as yet as the 2 places I have taken the vehicle do not have the correct connecters, I have just got back from removing the exhaust and it did...
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    R129 fuel problems

    The leads were checked by a good friend who works as a mechanic, he could not find a solution to the problem but did say he had checked the HT leads and they were ok, the reason I am looking at the exhaust is a auto transmission specialist looked at the car and said he has 30 years in the trade...
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    R129 fuel problems

    I have just had a service, new plugs did not solve the problem, HT leads appear fine, vehicle appears held back when excelerating as though it is being restricted more noticable at lower speeds.
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    R129 fuel problems

    The car has stood for over a year prior to me purchasing it, it is running poorly, I have been told that this is down to the exhaust being partially blocked and am going today to have this rectified, as I have only just got the vehicle I have nothing to compare it to as I have only driven it...
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    R129 fuel problems

    I have just purchased a 1990 300SL auto, and have been told by the dealer to just fuel up with normal unleaded, the EZL ECE is set to S, is what he has told me correct? as the owners manual is slightly confussing, the 300SL I have does not have a cat fitted.
  11. J

    What's this

    sorry to interupt but I have just joined and need help with my sl300 but do not know how to post a question, could you please point me in the right direction?
  12. J

    Vista / MacBook Pro Booting issues...

    sorry to interupt but I have just joined and need help with my sl300 but do not know how to post a question, could you please point me in the right direction?
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