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My 85 380 SL will not start cold or hot unless I pump the
My 85 380 SL will not start cold or hot unless I pump the throttle plate a few times. it idles a little rough and doesn't accelerate even. I have put in a new pump, filter and relay. If you accelerate… read more
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Marty
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Howdy I have a 1984 380sl that I'm repairing I've replaced
Howdy I have a 1984 380sl that I'm repairing I've replaced all fuel injection parts ignition parts checked compression a little low 126 all won't start or run even on ether checked timing everything l… read more
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Marty
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Car starts cold won't restart warm 1991 SL500. New battery.
Car starts cold won't restart warm 1991 SL500 JA: Have you checked the battery, particularly the terminal connections? Are they corroded? Customer: New battery JA: Are you fixing your SL500 yourself? … 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
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Marty
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When car warms up in hot weather, idles slow and will
When car warms up in hot weather, idles slow and will occasionally stall. Restarting then becomes an issue (Turns fine) unless left to sit for 15-20 mins. Then restarts. If I drive for 30-40 mins, lea… read more
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Marty
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Marty
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Mercedies 380: I have an 1984 Mercedes that will not stay
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Marty
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I have a 1985 Mercedes 380sl that idles rough It is idling
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Marty
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1983 380SL: accelerate..rotor..it idles at 850 rpm..dashboard area
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1984 380SL: original miles..car will run fine..low speeds..high speeds
I have a 1984 380SL with 77K original miles. The car will run fine for days and then suddenly start stalling. It will stall at low speeds, high speeds...doesn't seem to matter. I changed the fule filt… read more
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1980 450SL: rpm..stalls..cooler fuel reaches the engine..runs fine
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Marty
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Mercedes 380SL: fuel System..Engine surges above 1500 rpm,plate moves
Mercedes 380SL,CIS fuel System. Engine surges above 1500 rpm,plate moves up and down.idle speed is about 1500 rpm… read more
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1986 mercedes benz 300e. dont know how it started. my wife drives it.
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Marty
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1992 190e: idle and stutters to a stall..it sits..mins..rough idle
I have a 1992 190e 2.6l and have been having rough starting problems. When the ignition is turned on the car is slow to idle and stutters to a stall and has to be accelorated to overcome the rough idl… read more
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Marty
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1983 Mercedes 380SL: replaced plugs..filters..drops..note getting gas
Hello, thanks for your time. I just bought a 1983 Mercedes 380SL with 37,000 original miles. The car fires right up, we have replaced plugs, wires, filters etc. in PARK, car idles at 1500 RPM but drop… read more
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I replaced plugs, wires, fuel filter, air filter..Runs great..stalls
I have an 81 380SL. It started running rough, so I replaced plugs, wires, fuel filter, air filter. Runs great above 2000 RPM, but sulggish at best below that, and often stalls/dies. Suspect a vacuum l… read more
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