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It idles too fast, 1988 560sl 170, I just bought it. Will

Customer Question

It idles too fast
JA: How many miles are on the car? What size is the engine?
Customer: 1988 560sl 170
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I just bought it . Will beginning restoration. Yes I would like to do it myself.
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: It's had plugs,wires, distribution. Cap , fuel pump , filter , complete exhaust system , replaced recently. It doesn't accelerate like it should.
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Mercedes
Expert:  Super mechanic replied 3 months ago.

Hello and welcome. My name is ***** ***** you for visiting the site, I am reviewing your question and will reply shortly, thanks.

Expert:  Super mechanic replied 3 months ago.

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There has been a factory service bulletin, (not a recall) for that type of concern. It involves a software update for the vehicle’s computer and has to be done by a dealer, I hate to have to say.

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Here is a link to what it states. You can copy and paste it into a new browser and rate the answer on this page.

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https://www.dropbox.com/s/yv3vhn4jol706bi/IDLE%20SPEED%20TOO%20HIGH.pdf?dl=0

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