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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR MERCEDES-BENZ 500SEL AUTOMOBILES

Air Conditioner and Heater Service Includes module configuration procedures, general service, maintenance, automatic temperature control, compressor services, electric cooling fans, vacuum diagrams, specifications, and manual air conditioning and heater diagnostics and replacement procedures for domestic and imported MERCEDES-BENZ 500SEL cars and light trucks from 1990+

Mercedes-Benz -> Component Replacement & Adjustment -> COOLING SYSTEM BLEED
Vehicle: 1993 MERCEDES-BENZ 500SEL 5.0 V8 GAS

These engine do not require a specified bleed procedure. After filling cooling system, start engine and allow to reach operating temperature with radiator ...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR MERCEDES-BENZ 500SEL AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported MERCEDES-BENZ 500SEL cars and light trucks from 1990+.

MERCEDES-BENZ, ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEMS -> DIAGNOSIS & TESTING -> ABS SYSTEM -> ASR SYSTEM -> HYDRAULIC SYSTEM
Vehicle: 1992 MERCEDES-BENZ 500SEL 5.0 V8 GAS

ABS SYSTEM

During all tests when ignition switch is on, the LED must illuminate, indicating battery voltage is satisfactory. The vehicle must not be driven with the (ABS) adapter connected. Refer to Fig. , for connection of test equipment and Fig. , for anti-lock system diagnosis.

ASR SYSTEM

During all tests when ignition switch is on, the LED must illuminate, indicating ...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR MERCEDES-BENZ 500SEL AUTOMOBILES

Fuel filter replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported MERCEDES-BENZ 500SEL cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. for 1980+.

Mercedes-Benz -> Fuel Filter Replacement -> Except 2003-06 E320 & E500 Sedans Less 4 Matic & 2004-06 E Series w/Gasoline Engines -> Fuel System Pressure Relief -> Removal & Installation
Vehicle: 1993 MERCEDES-BENZ 500SEL 5.0 V8 GAS

Fuel System Pressure Relief

Do not smoke or allow an open flame of any type when working on or near any fuel system related components. The highly flammable vapor mixtures may ignite, resulting in serious personal injury.

Prior to disconnecting fuel lines, the fuel system pressure must be relieved to prevent accidental fuel spray.

After the battery has been disconnected and reconnected, some abnormal driveability symptoms may occur. The vehicle may need to be driven while it relearns its adaptive strategy.

  • Ensure t...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR MERCEDES-BENZ 500SEL AUTOMOBILES

Includes CV axle, universal joint, and driveline replacement, for domestic and imported MERCEDES-BENZ 500SEL cars and light trucks from 1990+.

DRIVESHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 1993 MERCEDES-BENZ 500SEL 5.0 V8 GAS

  • Raise vehicle and support.
  • Unscrew exhaust shielding plate.
  • On models with 4MATIC, unscrew exhaust shielding plate.
  • Lift transmission and support.
  • Unscrew cross bridge.
  • Unscrew hex, head screws and hex nut and remove rear engine carrier with engine mount.
  • On all models, loosen propeller shaft clamping nut for approx. two turns without sliding back rubber sleeve (sliding along).
  • Remove front propeller shaft from transmission. Flexible coupling remains on propeller shaft.
  • Remove front propeller shaft from transfer case.
  • Prior to sliding back propeller shaft, loosen vulcanized fitted ...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR MERCEDES-BENZ 500SEL AUTOMOBILES

Includes starter and alternator replacement procedures for domestic and imported MERCEDES-BENZ 500SEL cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 1993 MERCEDES-BENZ 500SEL 5.0 V8 GAS

  • Remove viscous fan coupling.
  • Remove drive belt.
  • Remove engine compartment paneling.
  • Remove cross member below radiator.
  • Remove fan cowl.
  • Disconnect batt...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR MERCEDES-BENZ 500SEL AUTOMOBILES

Maintenance lamp reset procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported MERCEDES-BENZ 500SEL cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Mercedes-Benz -> Low Engine Oil Level Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 1993 MERCEDES-BENZ 500SEL 5.0 V8 GAS

The Low Engine Oil Level warning lamp will illuminate when the ignition switch is placed in the On position to indicate the warning lamp is operational. After the engine has been started, the warning lamp should go off. If the warning lamp remains on after the engine has been started or com...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR MERCEDES-BENZ 500SEL AUTOMOBILES

Includes radiator, cooling and heater hose replacement procedures for domestic and imported MERCEDES-BENZ 500SEL cars and light trucks from 1990+

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 1992 MERCEDES-BENZ 500SEL 5.0 V8 GAS

  • Remove bottom engine compartment panel.
  • Drain coolant into a suitable container.
  • On models with automatic transmission, remove transmission oil cooler lines.
  • On all models, remove coolant hoses from radiator.
  • Remove coolant overflow...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR MERCEDES-BENZ 500SEL AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine belt replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported MERCEDES-BENZ 500SEL cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 1992 MERCEDES-BENZ 500SEL 5.0 V8 GAS

  • Remove fan and shroud.
  • Attach suitable tool and turn nut counterclockwise.
  • Detach viscous fan clutch from fan.
  • Loosen bolt on tensioner pulley 1/4 to 1/2 turn.
  • Rotate tensioner counterclockwise using ...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR MERCEDES-BENZ 500SEL AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most MERCEDES-BENZ 500SEL cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Engine Compartment & Steering Column Connectors Diagram for 1993 MERCEDES-BENZ 500SEL  5.0 V8 GASEngine Compartment & Steering Column Connectors Diagram for 1993 MERCEDES-BENZ 500SEL 5.0 V8 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Connector S-10/2x1
  • Connector S-40x1
  • Connector S-4x1
  • Connector X-28/4
  • Connector X-47/2
  • Relays & Control Units Diagram for 1992 MERCEDES-BENZ 500SEL  5.0 V8 GASRelays & Control Units Diagram for 1992 MERCEDES-BENZ 500SEL 5.0 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Electronic Blower Regulator
  • Rear Head Restraint Control Unit
  • Front Seat Heater Control Unit
  • Trailer Recognition Control Unit
  • Rear Seat Heater Control Unit
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR MERCEDES-BENZ 500SEL AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most MERCEDES-BENZ 500SEL cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    1993 MERCEDES-BENZ 500SEL  5.0 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram1993 MERCEDES-BENZ 500SEL 5.0 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Exterior Lamp Switch
  • LH Turn Signal/Side Marker Lamp
  • RH Headlamp Unit
  • RH Turn Signal/Side Marker Lamp
  • 1993 MERCEDES-BENZ 500SEL  5.0 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram1993 MERCEDES-BENZ 500SEL 5.0 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Alternator
  • ABS Control Unit
  • ABS/ASR Control Unit
  • Inductive Speed Sensor Transmission
  • Exterior Lamp Failure Monitoring Unit
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR MERCEDES-BENZ 500SEL AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most MERCEDES-BENZ 500SEL cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: LOWER CNTRL ARM-REAR HYDRAULIC BUSHING INSTALL PROC
    Vehicle: 1985 MERCEDES-BENZ 500SEL 5.0 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Steering, Suspension
  • Document: REVISED SERVICE AND PARTS LITERATURE LIST
    Vehicle: 1985 MERCEDES-BENZ 500SEL 5.0 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR MERCEDES-BENZ 500SEL AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most MERCEDES-BENZ 500SEL cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most MERCEDES-BENZ 500SEL cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most MERCEDES-BENZ 500SEL cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most MERCEDES-BENZ 500SEL cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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