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2000 MERCEDES E 250 ROUGH IDLE, CONSISTENT AT STOP, E250,

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2000 MERCEDES E 250...

2000 MERCEDES E 250 ROUGH IDLE

Mechanic's Assistant: Is the rough idle intermittent or consistent?

CONSISTENT AT STOP

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model of your '00 Mercedes?

E250

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your E250 yourself? What have you tried so far?

YES

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Mercedes Mechanic: rpmdiag, Tech and Instructor replied 1 month ago
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Mercedes Mechanic: rpmdiag, Tech and Instructor replied 1 month ago

We generally find a vacuum leak causing idle issues like this. We attach a smoke machine that reveals any leas, internally or externally.

Another thing you can try is clean the throttle body with carb cleaner.

Please understand that I don't know your skill level or tools
you have to assist us. Also understand that I can't see, smell,
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Mercedes Mechanic: rpmdiag, Tech and Instructor replied 1 month ago

Did you have any more questions for me at this time?

Please understand that I don't get credit for assisting you unless you rate me:) Feel free to ask any followup questions too.

Thanks again, Ron

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Thanks again and please remember to rate me 5 stars now
and keep this link in case you need me again later on.
I don’t get credit for assisting you until you rate me
My goal is to assist you in the repair of your vehicle by
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