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Forum: Mercedes S, SE, SEC, SEL, SD, SDL - W126

Discussion forum for the early Mercedes-Benz S-Class models. Coupe, Sport Sedan, Wagon
Model years:
Model designation: S, SE, SEC, SEL, SD, SDL
Chassis code: W126

  1. 1988 420 SEL timing chain came off, want to sell for parts

    It was in good shape, ride of a lifetime.<br>In no salt Mississippi from 1988 to 2011<br><br>now in Eastern PA

    Started by jamesgsherman‎, 04-22-2013 03:39 PM
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  2. Black and Blue 380/500sec

    Purchased 83 w126 with conversion done. Previous owner said new pump would not start. I put gas in it and she started. Problem car will not start...

    Started by barabis‎, 08-05-2013 11:00 PM
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  3. Interior Light Issue

    I have a 1989 300SE MBZ. When I replaced the Window Regulator on the Driverside front door. the interior light along with the light at the bottom of...

    Started by Black 300SE MBZ‎, 07-17-2009 10:50 PM
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    05-14-2013, 08:29 PM Go to last post
  4. DESPERATELY NEED GRILL FOR 1971 280SE COUPE 3.5l

    Someone backed into my perfect 1971 MBZ 280SE Coupe 3.5l. It looks terible. If any one has a source, the part, a salvage yeard, a friend, anyone...

    Started by Greg‎, 10-24-2004 12:45 AM
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    05-14-2013, 08:24 PM Go to last post
  5. 300 SEL 1990

    YEAH I HAVE A 1990 300 SEL AND I WANT TO GET IT TRICKED OUT BUT WAS TOLD BY SOMEONE DAT WORKD AT MERCEDES BENZ DAT IT WOULD MESS THE CAR UP IF I DID...

    Started by BLAKJRIZZLE‎, 03-24-2009 02:32 AM
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    05-14-2013, 08:23 PM Go to last post
  6. Dead 89 300sel will not start

    I feel dumb,took off air cleaner,changed oil filter,valve gaskit and it never started again.Day befor had to have it towed home as it would die when...

    Started by ce495‎, 12-30-2012 03:36 PM
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    01-28-2013, 07:02 PM Go to last post
  7. 83 126 300sd seat switch

    HELP. Please - need a seat switch for driver seat. We are unlucky in that it is the one that wires have to be soldered. Where do I find a...

    Started by masha‎, 09-19-2012 09:40 AM
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  8. 450 SL starting problem

    I recently bought a 1976 450 SL that had been parked for about 2 years. A mouse chewed some wires that I replaced. I put in a new fuel pump and...

    Started by aucaster‎, 08-13-2012 04:40 PM
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  9. New Monark nozzles !

    Well its finally done. Removed the old and used injector nozzles and installed brand new Monark's. Very easy job.But you most definitely need a...

    Started by benzguy604‎, 04-12-2012 06:34 PM
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  10. Delivery valve seals

    The symptoms started last year when I noticed some smoke at start up,and engine shake at start up also. Did several diesel purges but not much...

    Started by benzguy604‎, 04-12-2012 06:30 PM
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  11. Temp gauge not working '75 450 SL

    Just got a 1975 450 SL. Runs fair. Changed fuel filter, oil and filter, trans. filter and fluid. Temp. gauge doesn't work. Changed the sending unit...

    Started by Leont‎, 03-16-2012 11:00 PM
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  12. Wheels and tires for sale!!

    Gentleman I have a set of 6 wheels with tires in very good condition.... This will have to be a local sale (Vancouver Canada) since the shipping...

    Started by benzguy604‎, 02-01-2012 06:55 PM
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  13. Squealing A/C!!!

    Help!! 1984 380 SE What's not engaging? When I turn it on it squeals loud....What do I need to replace?

    Started by jonahdylane‎, 01-25-2012 02:49 PM
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  14. Accelerator Problems 84 500SEL

    I have a 1984 Mercedes 500SEL with 122000 miles. When I crank the car, the RPMs shoot up to around 2.5 with the car in park. When I put the car in...

    Started by jjmemphis‎, 12-15-2011 06:09 PM
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  15. W126 Newbie with a question about cold starting

    Just purchased a really nice '89 300SE. Never starts on first attempt when 'cold' but will fire right up on the second attempt with just a light...

    Started by EurekaBenz‎, 10-03-2011 11:42 AM
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  16. 1989 300 SEL Intermittent Timing Issues

    Hello. I need some help tracking down the root cause of an issue with a 1989 300 SEL. The car runs great about 1 in 20 times. The rest of the time it...

    Started by mswogger‎, 08-26-2011 03:16 AM
    3.0, engine, timing, w125
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  17. Jusst got new 1987 560 SEL-Lots of fun but one problem!!

    Just got 1987 560 SEL. So far so good....solid body. Most switches do what they should. Sunroof a little slow but maybe lube? Thumping in rear over...

    Started by skookum‎, 08-23-2011 02:40 PM
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  18. Excessive fuel comsumption.....380se

    I just sold my 1984 380se and now the new owner is complaining of excessive fuel consumption. The car runs fine and smooth but it is getting...

    Started by StrokerE30‎, 07-19-2006 09:39 PM
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    08-23-2011, 02:03 AM Go to last post
  19. 87 300SDL parts car avail

    My wife's car just died. 1987 300SDL developed multiple cracks in the head. I had just spent a pile on new serpentine belt, tensioners, tensioner...

    Started by birdfarmer‎, 08-18-2011 07:25 PM
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  20. worn valve guides?

    It's not a common occurence but wanted to know from others if this is anything to worry about? My wife's 1990 560SEL has got to be the most...

    Started by rothschild‎, 01-14-2004 01:54 AM
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    08-06-2011, 12:30 PM Go to last post
  21. lower oil pan replacement

    Can anyone tell me how to get the lower oil pan out . I can't reach the bolts at the front of it the frame seems to be in the way it is a 1995 S500 ....

    Started by andy1412‎, 05-24-2011 02:44 PM
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  22. used engine

    my car is a 1990 S/E/C 560, CAN I USE A DIFFERENT YEAR ENGINE IN THE CAR?

    Started by willisj‎, 02-08-2011 03:10 PM
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    03-21-2011, 02:48 PM Go to last post
  23. Heater not blowing hot enough

    Not sure why heater is not blowing hot enough on my 420Sel. Any suggestions please.

    Started by Ben‎, 01-16-2011 11:23 AM
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    01-31-2011, 04:31 PM Go to last post
  24. searching for an engine

    oh yeah will a 87 560 motor go into my 1990 car

    Started by JWillis‎, 01-10-2011 07:39 PM
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  25. hot 560

    found out motor is no good looking for a good motor for a 1990 560SEC.

    Started by JWillis‎, 01-10-2011 07:32 PM
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  26. slow running 560

    My 1990 560 is running slow, is there an idle adjustment?

    Started by willisj‎, 12-24-2010 10:48 PM
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  27. Overheating

    Bought this car with blown head gasket,had it fixed but was still over heating, changed the water pump but it's still overheating, could there be a...

    Started by JWillis‎, 12-22-2010 11:47 AM
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  28. 560 over heating

    CHANGED WATER PUMP ON MY 1990 560 BUT CAN'T GET THE WATER CIRCULATING AND IT OVERHEATS, ANY SUGESTIONS?

    Started by JWillis‎, 12-21-2010 05:15 AM
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  29. B2 Piston Removal?

    I am just trying to narrow this transmission problem down. I have been reading the archives trying to see if it is the B2 piston that is causing me...

    Started by stng2shrk‎, 03-07-2006 02:38 PM
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    11-30-2010, 08:29 PM Go to last post
  30. 84 300sd

    This is my first mercedes and i have a trans problem. Seems the trans has 1st. and second and thats it. seems like it is in a limp in mode. fluid...

    Started by Dan‎, 05-24-2010 01:07 AM
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    11-30-2010, 08:28 PM Go to last post
  31. blower motor

    I have a problem with my blower motor on my 85 500 SEL. It is a new blower motor, but it suddenly stopped working...it blows very low but I don't...

    Started by kgruber‎, 06-21-2010 11:27 AM
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    11-30-2010, 08:24 PM Go to last post
  32. 500 Sel fuel system

    I need help I just bought a 1985 500 SEL and I cant get fuel to the carb, I'am not to mechanically incline but I was hoping for someone to help to...

    Started by screenman007‎, 06-25-2007 02:09 PM
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    09-25-2010, 10:17 AM Go to last post
  33. 1992 300S stalls

    My 1992 300S stalls when I floor the gas( sputtering and pops) When I press the slowly it's fine. Vacume problem? Trying to rectify this so I can...

    Started by sparkyct55‎, 09-04-2010 05:49 PM
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    09-25-2010, 06:28 AM Go to last post
  34. TDC Reference Sensor DIY

    Anyone have install for W126 TDC Reference Sensor

    Started by tbjcc001‎, 06-03-2010 09:48 PM
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    08-28-2010, 04:22 PM Go to last post
  35. Water in foot wells

    I am getting water in the front and rear left foot wells in my 1989 500 SEL, during heavy rain. The drain channels are clear of blockages. Seems to...

    Started by Terry‎, 08-12-2010 04:59 AM
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  36. front left suspension issue

    Got an issue I believe with the front left. starting to shake pretty bad when easing the wheel to the left, and sometimes straight. easing wheel to...

    Started by bsites241‎, 08-01-2010 02:45 AM
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  37. odometer stopped working

    Odometer just stopped working on my 87 300 SDL. No manuels yet here. Assume this is a cable linkage. Where under the car is the cable connected, to...

    Started by bsites241‎, 07-10-2010 08:55 AM
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    07-14-2010, 10:59 PM Go to last post
  38. 420 SEL cruise control problem

    The cruise contol in my 1991 420 SEL stopped working a few months ago, so I bought several new parts (main computer module under the dash, etc) with...

    Started by Don Jordan‎, 06-03-2010 09:21 AM
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  39. 1981 300 SD Transmission problem

    Hi I have a 300 SD with about 70,000 miles runs fine about 1 year ago pulled into parking lot went to pull up and it was like I was in neutral,...

    Started by Chh‎, 08-09-2008 06:01 PM
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    05-11-2010, 11:00 PM Go to last post
  40. Paint Finish Restoring

    I have a 1987 300 SDL which I love, runs great. Dark Blue and beautiful when wet from rain. So so when dry, but a good bit dull. Tried Mequires...

    Started by bsites241‎, 03-25-2010 09:51 PM
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    04-01-2010, 05:43 AM Go to last post

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