Author Topic: 450SE D-jet: whats this thing on my engine, and can I get rid of it?  (Read 1159 times)

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See picture below:

Has in inductive pickup of some sort on ignition lead #1.  Other car I've seen (a 1974 450SEL) doesn't have this.  Curious to know what it is and if I can ditch it.



450SEL 6.9 #5440 = V MB 690 , 450SE # 43094 = 02010 H , 190E/turbo # 31548 = AOH 68K

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You can ditch it. It's purely for hooking up to an appropriate Bosch or similar d-jet diagnostic tester.

Mine's still in place though.  But it's useless without that inductive coil on the lead.  I think the only way to get that coil on or off is to unscrew one end of the ignition wire so the coil can slide on or off.  That's what I did when I replaced the Beru leads with Bosch.


EDIT: I remembered why I left mine on.  It was connected to the control module as well plus a TDC sensor and I just haven't been bothered getting round to removing it all.

From an old thread re ignition wire diagnosis cable @ $433US back in 2005 -


« Last Edit: 07 March 2008, 03:07 PM by oscar »
1973 350SE, my first & fave

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Thanks.  An uncluttered engine is next to godliness...

450SEL 6.9 #5440 = V MB 690 , 450SE # 43094 = 02010 H , 190E/turbo # 31548 = AOH 68K