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Forum: DIY/Tech Help   09-29-2009, 06:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,903
Posted By loubapache
What Eric said is the best and fastest way to...

What Eric said is the best and fastest way to extract the oil. You can modify your unit a bit. Here is how I do it.
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Forum: DIY/Tech Help   09-27-2009, 09:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,063
Posted By loubapache
The Carsoft 7.4 will only work for models before...

The Carsoft 7.4 will only work for models before 2004. So it will not work with your 2006 and it MAY or MAY not work with your 2004.
Forum: DIY/Tech Help   08-19-2009, 09:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 15,804
Posted By loubapache
Pin 10 in the picture below is for EGS (ETC).

Pin 10 in the picture below is for EGS (ETC).
Forum: DIY/Tech Help   08-18-2009, 10:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 15,804
Posted By loubapache
That is very strange. The thread whee you got the...

That is very strange. The thread whee you got the link to this part has several people who bought from the same seller (me included) and no one had the problem you had.

Try to remove the ETC and...
Forum: DIY/Tech Help   08-18-2009, 10:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 15,804
Posted By loubapache
Did you select "EGS"? Are you using native...

Did you select "EGS"?

Are you using native serial port or USB adapter?
Forum: M/G/GL/GLK Class   08-11-2009, 05:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,496
Posted By loubapache
+1 above. You can get it out of park as descibed...

+1 above. You can get it out of park as descibed here.

http://www.mbworld.org/forums/3562642-post2.html
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Sedans/Wagons   08-04-2009, 08:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 18,190
Posted By loubapache
What you need to do is to clear the Mercedes...

What you need to do is to clear the Mercedes codes in the EGS (ETC). These codes cannot be cleared with generic OBD II scanners. They require the Mercedes hand held tester or SDS or some equivalent...
Forum: DIY/Tech Help   07-18-2009, 07:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 15,804
Posted By loubapache
I have not dealt with that seller. All...

I have not dealt with that seller.

All sellers say theirs are Multiplex but some actually sell non-Multiplex versions. If you do some searches in the forum I pointed to you (actually in the...
Forum: DIY/Tech Help   07-18-2009, 06:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 15,804
Posted By loubapache
Carsoft 7.4 is not SDS, but for a DIYer to reset...

Carsoft 7.4 is not SDS, but for a DIYer to reset an EGS code, it is good enough. You can buy one for a little over $100 and that is pretty much the same price you get the code cleared by a shop.
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Forum: Diesel Discussion   07-13-2009, 11:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,041
Posted By loubapache
The only diesel wagon available in the USA that...

The only diesel wagon available in the USA that has the 90's wagon body (W124 wagon) is the 1987 300TDT. That is, unfortunately, the last diesel wagon available in the USA.

That wagon is powered...
Forum: DIY/Tech Help   07-11-2009, 06:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 15,804
Posted By loubapache
Yes, I see it. Each pair of solenoids are also...

Yes, I see it. Each pair of solenoids are also held by one screw, very similar to 722.6. Good they did not rivet these. :rolleyes:
Forum: DIY/Tech Help   07-11-2009, 06:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 15,804
Posted By loubapache
Thanks, Eric. I know the 722.9 valve body is a...

Thanks, Eric. I know the 722.9 valve body is a single assembly, along with the ETC :roll:. Mercedes does not provide separate parts for now but can the electric kit, the ETC, and other parts be...
Forum: DIY/Tech Help   07-11-2009, 05:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 15,804
Posted By loubapache
Here is my surgery of the 722.6 transmission that...

Here is my surgery of the 722.6 transmission that is what you have.

http://www.benzworld.org/forums/w210-e-class/1446268-atf-transmission-control-module-99-e-6.html#post3538903
Forum: DIY/Tech Help   07-10-2009, 09:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 15,804
Posted By loubapache
There are a lot of information about how to...

There are a lot of information about how to repair your transmission. 99% of the time, the problem is electronic rather than mechanical, if there is no metal in the pan. My first reply summarizes...
Forum: DIY/Tech Help   07-10-2009, 07:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 15,804
Posted By loubapache
It is better to fix your current transmission or...

It is better to fix your current transmission or you will have to replace all the control modules, along with engine and transmission, and that will cost you twice more than what your car is worth,...
Forum: DIY/Tech Help   06-27-2009, 08:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 15,804
Posted By loubapache
There is NO way you can get a Chevy tranny to...

There is NO way you can get a Chevy tranny to work. Let's just stop there without more details.

Your problem may be simpler than you thought. Typically that codes means one of the solenoids is...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Sedans/Wagons   06-22-2009, 10:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 27,180
Posted By loubapache
Sorry, RedLiner, I do not have experience with...

Sorry, RedLiner, I do not have experience with that key.

It seems your car uses a DAS 2b system and here is a page from Mercedes about it.
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Sedans/Wagons   06-21-2009, 08:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 27,180
Posted By loubapache
THE DRIVE AUTHORIZATION FUCNTION: All...

THE DRIVE AUTHORIZATION FUCNTION:

All Mercedes-Benz vehicles manufactured in about the last dozen years use DAS (Drive Authorization System) to electronically validate the vehicle's key. Each key...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Sedans/Wagons   06-21-2009, 08:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 27,180
Posted By loubapache
I do not think so. In both posts, I am...

I do not think so.

In both posts, I am saying the battery has nothing to do to START the car. Starting the car does not need a battery in the key. You should have access to the DAS information on...
Forum: Mercedes-Benz Sedans/Wagons   06-21-2009, 07:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 27,180
Posted By loubapache
There is no charging taking place when the key is...

There is no charging taking place when the key is inserted into the ignition. The battery is not re-chargable either.

The reserve key, as a matter of fact, has no battery (see pic). It can only...
Forum: DIY/Tech Help   06-20-2009, 07:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,357
Posted By loubapache
What is your exact symptoms? Most of the...

What is your exact symptoms?

Most of the problem with the 722.6 transmission are actually electric related, especially the conductor plate that has gone through 4 updates.

The worse problem is...
Forum: DIY/Tech Help   06-20-2009, 07:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 22,269
Posted By loubapache
IMHO, Zewerr nailed it, the RPM speed sensors. ...

IMHO, Zewerr nailed it, the RPM speed sensors.

https://www.benzforum.com/forum/showpost.php?p=50269&postcount=4
Forum: DIY/Tech Help   06-20-2009, 07:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,741
Posted By loubapache
+1 on both the shift rod and fluid level. ...

+1 on both the shift rod and fluid level.

Another (more severe) cause could be the selector level position recognition switch.
Forum: DIY/Tech Help   06-20-2009, 07:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,532
Posted By loubapache
This is a classical symptom of a failing...

This is a classical symptom of a failing conductor plate (electrics kit called by Mercedes). Your car was hanging in 3rd gear and it is called a mechanical-hydraulic limp home mode. Basically, it...
Forum: DIY/Tech Help   06-20-2009, 07:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,782
Posted By loubapache
Hope they did not drain the transmission oil but...

Hope they did not drain the transmission oil but put the oil in the engine. :confused:

Do you see a little hole on the bottom of your shift gate? If yes, you can stick a pen in there and shift it...
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