The driver's side lock unlocks and locks the other doors, gas panel, and trunk, depending on how you have set the trunk lock. If you have one you can figure out the trunk if your system is working. There are two settings.
You can NOT lock the driver's side door if the door is open. This is to prevent you from locking your key inside.
To replace the ignition switch on a 1982 Mercedes 300SD, disconnect the battery and remove the horn pad. Locate the wire behind the horn and remove.
Remove the retaining ring at the top of your 1981 Mercedes-Benz ignition switch. The ignition switch will slide out. Remove the wiring harness. Reverse the process to install your new ignition switch.
UNLOCK THE HOOD AT THE HINGES AND FLIP THE HOOD ALL THE WAY UP, THEN THE SPRINGS WILL COME RIGHT OUT
Pull out the instrument cluster so that you can gain access to the ignition switch housing. With a hammer, tap (do not beat) the housing while you turn the key. Once the key is turned, it would be a good idea to remove the tumbler unit. You can start the car by pushing the tab to the switch housing while twisting the inner piece. Order a new switch housing from PerfomanceProducts.com ($120).
there are NO 1882 300sd, 1982 all has 4 speed at.
They both are the W123 body type. A 240D has a 2.4 liter 4 cylinder diesel engine, and a 300SD has a 3.0 liter 5 cylinder turbocharged diesel engine. The 300SD is also a higher end S class model.
5,020 mm (197.6 in)
wiggle the shift lever, or try it in neutral, might be the safety switch on tranny
How much it is going to cost
2.66 lbs R-12
not easy ! so take it to a garage
No coolant, bad thermostat, bad heater fan
I didn't know 83's had a lock. Open the trunk, and look behind the coverings toward the back of the fuel door. You can unlock it from there. My 84 300sd didn't have this feature, but both of my 89's do.
Bolted to body behind nearside headlight
where is the chassis no. on my 1992 300sd
Approx 18 gallons
Cylinder nearest the radiator on the front of the engine.
I get a range from a low of 22mpg around town up to 35mpg on the highway, depending on fuel, tuning, etc. I seem to average around 27-30mpg. 1980 Mercedes 300SD 293,000 miles and counting
Hayne's or Chilton's manuals will work
I have an 82 300sd and the speedometer is electrical