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Marty, I have tried to extensively research but to NO avail.
Hi Marty, I have tried to extensively research but to NO avail. I have a 1980 450sl which has sat for approximately 5 years. Drained and removed and cleaned fuel tank. New Tank screen, new fuel filter… read more
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I am reassembling a 1980 450sl and am trying to reinstall
I am reassembling a 1980 450sl and am trying to reinstall all the fuel pump/filter/ reservoir items, the question is I have two gas lines going forward to the engine area , one feed line and one retur… read more
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I have a 1980 mbz 450sl I changed fuel pump and fuel pump
I have a 1980 mbz 450sl I changed fuel pump and fuel pump relay. sometimes when I try to start the car it wont start, and I don't hear the fuel pump turn on but sometimes if I use the old relay it wil… read more
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300D: Mercedes 300D, 1980 -- Two yellow wires come out of
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450sl: Hi. I have a 1980 MBZ 450sl. I got the vehicle as a
Hi. I have a 1980 MBZ 450sl. I got the vehicle as a gift and have had it stored for 10 years. When I took it out it started however someone installed a burglar alarm on it and it went off. I could'nt … read more
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300SD: Sometimes when I try to start the car, I turn the key
Sometimes when I try to start the car, I turn the key and nothing happens... no clicking, to turning over, nothing. So I jiggle the steering wheel back and forth in the locked position. I turn the key… read more
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Mercedes 450SL: I have a 1980 Mercedes 450SL. I purchased
I have a 1980 Mercedes 450SL. I purchased 2 new window switches, 5 pin, that I can't return. The ones I needed are 4 pin. I know that there is a easy modification to the wiring that will allow the 5 p… read more
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I have a 78 450SL with a bad hazard warning switch part # XXXXX
I have a 78 450SL with a bad hazard warning switch part # XXXXX 820 02 05. I tried 3 used switches with the same outcome-rapid buzzing. This switch is a 4x3 pin connector and all available switches ar… read more
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Mercedes-Benz 1980 SL450: How much is my 1980 450 SL worth?
How much is my 1980 450 SL worth? Beige/tan - hard top and convertible top- 3rd owner - excellent condition - always garaged - 162K miles.… read more
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I have a 1973 450SL that wont start. When the key is turned to start, there is a sin
I have a 1973 450SL that won't start. When the key is turned to start, there is a single click at the solenoid. I have 12 volts to the battery post on the solenoid and 6 volts to the ignition post on … read more
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1980 450SL: fuel pump located and how hard is it to change.
I have a 1980 450SL, will not turn over. I think the fuel pump is locked up. Where is the fuel pump located and how hard is it to change.… read more
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1980 450sl: blower moter..moter with newer moter; say a 560 stye
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450SL: Convertable..27,000 miles on it, and had only 1 owner Jim Otto
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1991 Mercedes-Benz 300E: airport parking..ignition key..hood..booster
My 1991 Mercedes-Benz 300E sat unstarted and unused for 30 days while I was out of town. When I returned to airport parking, the lights all worked, but when I turned the ignition key, I heard only a f… read more
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on my 1979 mercedes 450 sl i have a no start , with no apparent
on my 1979 mercedes 450 sl i have a no start , with no apparent power to the starter. is there a relay switch and/or fuse somewhere , and where. i thought there might be as safty switch at the park po… read more
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1977 450sl: original spark plugs speced..1k..spec..resistance
I have a mercedes 1977 450sl the original spark plugs spec'ed for this car were non resistor plugs due to the old ignition wires with resistors that I believe were about 8k ohms? i have replaced the o… read more
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hvac quits on acceleration, must advance timing 5..4 cylinder..cruise
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