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MERCEDES-BENZ 500SEL CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT MERCEDES-BENZ REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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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+

    Imported Cars & Light Trucks & Vans -> 1993-95 -> Precautions -> Cleanliness -> General Service -> Product Compatibility -> R-12 Systems -> R-134a Systems -> Safety
    Vehicle: 1993 MERCEDES-BENZ 500SEL 5.0 V8 GAS

    Product Compatibility

    Before replenishing refrigerant oil, ensure product compatibility with the system being serviced. Refer to "A/C Data" for specifications.

    Safety

    R-12 Systems

    The Freon refrigerant used in car air conditioners is also known as R-12. It is colorless and odorless both as a gas and a liquid. Since it boils (vaporizes) at -21.7°F, it will usually be in a vapor state when being handled in a repair shop. But if a portion of the liquid coolant should come in contact with the hands or face, note that its temperature momentarily will be at least...

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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 -> REAR DISC BRAKE SERVICE -> 190D & E, 260E & 300CE, E & TE -> Assembly -> BRAKE CALIPER, REPLACE -> BRAKE PADS, REPLACE -> CALIPER OVERHAUL -> Disassembly -> EXCEPT 190D & E, 260E & 300CE, E & TE -> Inspection -> TEVES, BENDIX & GIRLING TYPE CALIPERS
    Vehicle: 1992 MERCEDES-BENZ 500SEL 5.0 V8 GAS

    BRAKE CALIPER, REPLACE

    EXCEPT 190D & E, 260E & 300CE, E & TE
    • Open caliper bleeder screw, and pump brake fluid from rear brake circuit.
    • On 1st version (early production) vehicles or vehicles with starting torque compensation, disconnect and cap brake line from caliper assembly, Fig. .
    • On 2nd version (later production) vehicles, loosen frame floor bracket brake hose from brake line. Disconnect brake line from caliper. Cap all open connections.
    • On all models, loosen locking plate, if so equipped.
    • Remove caliper attaching bolts.
    • Reverse procedure to install, noting the following:
      • Wh...

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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: 1992 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+.

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

    • Remove rear engine compartment paneling.
    • Disconnect battery ground cable at battery.
    • Remove hose holder with ASD/ASR...

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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 -> Check Engine Lamp ->
    Vehicle: 1992 MERCEDES-BENZ 500SEL 5.0 V8 GAS

    The Check Engine lamp should illuminate when the ignition switch is placed in the On position to indicate the lamp is operational. After the engine has been started, the warning lamp should go off. If warning lamp comes on while th...

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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: 1993 MERCEDES-BENZ 500SEL 5.0 V8 GAS

    • Remove lower engine compartment cowling, then drain coolant.
    • Unbolt oil lines of automatic transmission at radiator.
    • Remove oil line of automatic transmission.
    • Remove bracket of oil line of automatic transmission.
    • Detach coolant ho...

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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: 1993 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+.

    Speed Sensitive Power Steering Components Diagram for 1993 MERCEDES-BENZ 500SEL  5.0 V8 GASSpeed Sensitive Power Steering Components Diagram for 1993 MERCEDES-BENZ 500SEL 5.0 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Rear Wheel Speed Sensor
  • Inductive Speed Sensor
  • Speed Sensitive Power Steering Control Unit
  • Speed Sensitive Power Steering Valve
  • Diagnosis Test Connection
  • Instrument Panel Connectors Diagram for 1992 MERCEDES-BENZ 500SEL  5.0 V8 GASInstrument Panel Connectors Diagram for 1992 MERCEDES-BENZ 500SEL 5.0 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Connector Y-38x1
  • Connector X-28/5
  • Connector X-39/4
  • Connector X-83/1
  • Connector X-4
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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.

    1992 MERCEDES-BENZ 500SEL  5.0 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram1992 MERCEDES-BENZ 500SEL 5.0 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Rear Axle Speed Sensor
  • Stop Lamp Switch
  • Anti-Lock Brake System Hydraulic Unit
  • Anti-Lock Brake System Control Unit
  • Exterior Lamp Failure Monitoring Unit
  • 1993 MERCEDES-BENZ 500SEL  5.0 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram1993 MERCEDES-BENZ 500SEL 5.0 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Cruise Control Switch
  • Cruise Control/Idle Speed Control Actuator
  • Starter Lock Out/Backup Lamp Switch
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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: IGN - KEY CANNOT BE INSERTED INTO LOCK - REPLACEMENT
    Vehicle: 1992 MERCEDES-BENZ 500SEL 5.0 V8 GAS

    Symptoms:
  • Excessive Control Effort
  • Auto Systems:
  • Ignition, Electronic Ignition
  • Document: PARTS BACKORDERS / CRITICAL RELEASE PARTS SUPPLY
    Vehicle: 1992 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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