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88 Mercedes Benz 560 SL repeatedly stalls starts up after
88 Mercedes Benz 560 SL repeatedly stalls starts up after short wait I read fuel pump relay must be cleaned where is this … read more
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Marty
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My odometer quit and the radio antenna and radio When I
My odometer quit and the radio antenna and radio When I picked it up for repair on another item. Can they all be connected to a blown fuse? … read more
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Eric
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89 560sl. New condenser, evaporator, receiver dryer,
89 560sl. New condenser, evaporator, receiver dryer, compressor, expansion valve and low side line. just under 8 oz PAG 46, 36 oz R134. When running, temp only goes down to 60 degrees (outside air abo… read more
Marty
Marty
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I purchased a 1988 Merces 560SL with 132,000 miles, clean
I purchased a 1988 Merces 560SL with 132,000 miles, clean with most maintenance records. The oil pressure rises to 3 bar on start up and stays at 3 bar. Is this an issue that needs attention and what … read more
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Mike V.
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I'm working on my 1988 560sl. Had a shop work on it over the
Hello. I'm working on my 1988 560sl. Had a shop work on it over the winter to fix a long crank time at start up. They put new fuel injectors along with new seals, and a new intake runner. Long story s… read more
Marty
Marty
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1988 560sl mis fires and dies when put on a normal lode but
1988 560sl mis fires and dies when put on a normal lode but it idles fine … read more
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I purchased a 1983 380SL that had been sitting for 4+ years
I purchased a 1983 380SL that had been sitting for 4+ years and I am trying to get it running again. At first it would not start at all so I did the following: Cleaned out gas tank Replaced fuel pump … read more
Marty
Marty
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Associate Degree
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Marty....a follow-up question from our last transmission. I
Hi Marty....a follow-up question from our last transmission. I performed a bench-check on the relay affecting power window operation and 87 had power, 87a no power. Please advise. Thanks, Lou… read more
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Marty
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560SL: . What are the regular maintenance requirements
Hello. What are the regular maintenance requirements for a 1988 or 1989 560 SL? I am reseaching an '88 and the salesman stated that "only oil changes have been done in past 10 years" and that "not muc… read more
Marty
Marty
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Associate Degree
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500sl: i have a 1992 mercedes 500sl that currently runs fine
i have a 1992 mercedes 500sl that currently runs fine when cold but after a while of driving it will miss when you give it some gas and by some gas i mean about half throttle , but let off and will id… read more
Marty
Marty
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560sl: mb..well cared..My car is stalling intermittently...start right
I have a 1987 MB 560sl big engine 77K miles - well cared for. My car is stalling intermittently. Most of the time it will start right up after a stall. My mechanic put in net spark plugs - It is still… read more
Marty
Marty
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560sl: the heads rebuilt..black smoke..hard time starting
I have a 560sl and did have the heads rebuilt. The car was having problems starting and was kicking black smoke at start up and when I pressed the gas due to a loose valve guide. Now I got rid of the … read more
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Marty
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rev..hoses..stalls after warming upcold idles lousy to, at high speeds
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A 1985 380 SE Benz with a new gas pump and spark plugs..accelerate
I have a 1985 380 SE Benz with a new gas pump and spark plugs. The car runs fine when it it gets going. But, from the Drive gear, it doesn't accelerate or receive gas.… read more
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JamesH
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560SL: 000 miles..the odometer trip reading I felt a click..tach
As I mentioned above: '86 MBZ 560SL with 130,000 miles. While resetting the odometer trip reading I felt a click, probably the gear chipping, and since then the odometer doesn't work. Shortly after I … read more
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Marty
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tachometer..air conditioning and the glow plug light..tach comes
Hello--I have a 1993 300D. The tachometer stopped working today along with the air conditioning and the glow plug light on the dash will not come on. When the Tach comes on briefly, the air comes on a… read more
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my 86 560sl wont run right the fuel dist wont give the injectors
my 86 560sl wont run right the fuel dist wont give the injectors fuel i disconected the line to the injector and no fuel but i got to the fuel dist i took the fuel dist off and took it apart it looks … read more
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Marty
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1989 500SL: cars can be purchased around $17,000+/- $1000.
I am comparing and considering in buying a 1988 560SL (80000 Miles) or a 1989 500SL (70000 Miles). Both are owned by the original owners and both are in excellent condition...original paint, etc. Both… read more
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tech4benz
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