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MB Paul, Mercedes Technician
Category: Mercedes
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Experience:  Qualified Mercedes Benz Diagnostic Technician - 20+ years experience - Workshop Foreman for Mercedes
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Just bought my ml430 at auction it starts off fine until

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just bought my ml430 at auction it starts off fine until rpms reach 3-4000 rpm No powerreturns to idle.
JA: How many miles are on the car? What size is the engine?
Customer: 1999 4.3 166,000
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes I work on most of my own.
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: I have what others have on other forums like turn key too 2nd position for 60 sec then off for 10 sec then start didn't work
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Mercedes
Expert:  Marty replied 1 year ago.

Hi, my name is***** the check engine light on? Have you scanned it for fault codes? Is the car driveable if you keep the rpms below 3-4000 rpm?