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  1. M

    Do I Need To Change Timing Chain ???

    Hi, My 1984 230e has 75,000 miles on the clock, And my local mb garage advised that unless the chain is rattling and the oil has not been reguarly changed it is not neccesary to change the chain, Can this be right, Thanks Paul.
  2. M

    Timing Chain Change W123

    Hi, Is there any other parts i need to fit when changing the timing chain, Also is this chain change an easy job, Thanks Paul. p.s my car is a 1984 230e.automatic
  3. stwat

    190 2.0l timing chain??

    Hello folks, I've just bought a 190e 2.0l. Am i right in thinking that this engine has a timeing chain instead of a belt?? ifso at what milage does it need changing?? Thanks, Stu. :)
  4. mark.t

    belt or chain

    this is my first merc and first diesel, called into a garage today and stood opened mouthed at a sign for diesel m.o.t. bloody hell i thought, what did spring to mind is, is it a cam belt or chain dose it have one at all my god my minds gone blank (i don;t know) panicking check my oil, all ok...
  5. O

    '91 500SL Cam chain

    Currently looking into buying a 1991 500SL. Does anyone know at what intervals the cam chain is to be replaced? I am led to believe that 100,000 miles is correct. Roughly how much would you expect to pay for the job to be carried out? Cheers in advance. Olly
  6. O

    '91 500SL Cam chain

    Currently looking into buying a 1991 500SL. Does anyone know at what intervals the cam chain is to be replaced? I am led to believe that 100,000 miles is correct. Roughly how much would you expect to pay for the job to be carried out? Cheers in advance. Olly
  7. H

    380 timing chain

    I'm thinking of buying a 1980 380SL (107) with 90,000 miles. I've heard about weak single timing chains and was wondering how big an issue these are; Do they just snap with no warning or do they tend to rattle first? What mileage should I consider changing it? Is it worth while upgrading to...
  8. OGiii

    C180 Cambelt or chain?

    Hi - I'd appreciate some help and advice please. I've just entered the world of Merc ownership by buying a 97 C180 Esprit Estate Auto for my wife. Picked it up on Saturday and after driving it over 200 miles home I have to say that it is an excellent car. It's done 97k but has a full main...
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