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Marty its with the 85 380SL. I have fuel pressure gauge
For Marty Only:Hey Marty its Gary with the 85 380SL. I have fuel pressure gauge hooked up. You want a reading for cold pressure first. So do I just unplug the electrical on WUR and take a reading?Mart… read more
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Marty
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Marty on my 1985 380SL I replaced everything in the fuel
For Marty only:Marty on my 1985 380SL I replaced everything in the fuel system, vacuum and electrical. The car sat for 20 some years. Now runs good. Starts first try in the morning, but takes 20 to 30… read more
Marty
Marty
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1985 380SL. Replaced many fuel components and it has no
1985 380SL. Replaced many fuel components and it has no power after warming up for approximately 30 min. … read more
Marty
Marty
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I have a 1981 380sl that has a series of fuel-related
I have a 1981 380sl that has a series of fuel-related problems. At first, it ran rough initially. The mechanic replaced the WUR. The first one dumped too much fuel. He replaced it with another one, al… read more
Marty
Marty
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Marty, The same 107 we talked about last week is now up and
Marty, The same 107 we talked about last week is now up and running but will not idle. It starts great both cold and hot and seems ok above 1000 rpm but dies off the accelerator. I also noticed there … read more
Marty
Marty
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380SL: ,I am Gerald and call from Québec. On my 380SL 1985,
I am Gerald and call from Québec. On my 380SL 1985, cold start is well, but sometime run only at 750RPM, other time up to 1200 and drop to 750 after few second ¸¸. Hot start are well. Warm start, moto… read more
Marty
Marty
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TRIED TO GET YOU LAST NIGHT 1984 380SL 81K=STARTED SMOKING
TRIED TO GET YOU LAST NIGHT 1984 380SL 81K=STARTED SMOKING -LOSE OF POWER-GOES DEAD IN FURST 5 MINS OF DRIVING HOT OR COLD-- REPAIRS IN LAST 3-3 YEARS IGNITION CONTROL DISTRIBUTOR CAP ROTOR PLUGS TIMI… read more
Marty
Marty
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1982 380SL Came to my shop with fuel pump missing along with
1982 380SL Came to my shop with fuel pump missing along with fuel dampner and filter. These have been replaced and new fuel added. I have pressure at the injector distributor when I crack a line loose… read more
Marty
Marty
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380sl: I have a 380sl that is hard to start. I can crank it
I have a 380sl that is hard to start. I can crank it for 10 mins. Then it runs great idling. As soon as I start driving and going up a hill or demanding more power, it dies.… read more
Marty
Marty
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57,141 satisfied customers
380sl: marty 1985 380sl car sat couple yrs drained rinsed tank
marty 1985 380sl car sat couple yrs drained rinsed tank replaced fuel filter pump relay air mass and fuel distributor starts dies wont idle… read more
Marty
Marty
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I have a 1985 Mercedes 380sl that idles rough It is idling
I have a 1985 Mercedes 380sl that idles rough It is idling between 500 and 800 rpm. I have replaced the idle control unit, fuel distributor, warm up regulator, and broken vacumn lines. I cleaned and c… read more
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HondaPlatinum
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380 sl: I have a 1985 380 SL. When I start it( for the first
I have a 1985 380 SL. When I start it( for the first time of the day), it runs rough and when I give it gas, it bogs out. If I let it warm up to operating temp, it runs like a champ. If I drive it for… read more
Marty
Marty
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Mercedes-Benz 380SL: 1984 380SL MERCEDES, 3.8 LITER V8. I
1984 380SL MERCEDES, 3.8 LITER V8. I HAVE REPLACED THE FUEL PUMP , THE FUEL PRESSURE REGULATOR , FUEL FILTER, GAS TANK STRAINER, PUMP SUCTION HOSE FROM THE GAS TANK TO THE PUMP, AND THE FUEL DISTRIBUT… read more
Marty
Marty
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380SL: My 1985 mb.., there are no further problems
My 1985 MB 380SL fails to start at times, and when it does, there are no further problems. I have replaced most ignition parts with no success. It has been like this for over a year and happens on 25 … read more
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Cory
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1985 380sl: it starts fine..it dies, but it warms up it runs fine
i have a 1985 380sl. it starts fine,byt when you push gas pedel it dies, but it warms up it runs fine. if you run it for awhile and turn it off for20 min. it is hard to start like it floods out after … read more
Marty
Marty
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I have a 1981 mercedes benz 380sl, we have replaced, fuel distributer,
I have a 1981 mercedes benz 380sl, we have replaced, fuel distributer, fuel warm up regulator. It idles great when cold, when the engine warms up, it runs rich. I have tested the O2 sensor, frequencey… read more
Marty
Marty
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1985 380sl: fuel pump rust in tank..fuel filter..stalls..idles..t rev
I have a 1985 380sl has been sitting for a year would not start replace fuel pump rust in tank,flushed 3 times and replace fuel filter. starts hard,rebuild fuel distribution head starts and stalls. id… read more
Marty
Marty
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1985 380sl: intermittent stalling when running..quits..control unit
i have a 1985 380sl, intermittent stalling when running after an hour, now stalling all the time. idle oscillates up and down before it quits. previously fixed high idle problem with new idle control … read more
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Marty
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