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Marty, My car is a 1986 190E 2.3-16. I'm having a high
Hi Marty, My car is a 1986 190E 2.3-16. I'm having a high idle issue. The idle stays high 1500-2000 for 15-60 seconds or more, but only after the motor is warmed up. After a minute or so the idle come… read more
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I have a 190E and it idles at 1000rpm and when you go to neutral
I have a 190E and it idles at 1000rpm and when you go to neutral it revs up to 2000rpm.When starting it go to 1600 rpm.If you step on the gas pedal the rpm goes down to 1000rpm.The model is a 190e 2.6… read more
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Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3: I have 1992 190e 2.3 Just started
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1989 sl500: with 77,000 miles..down between..rpms..warmed
I have a 1989 SL560 with 77,000 miles. After starting a cold car, the idle goes up and down between 600 and 1100 rpms. Oncethe engine is warmed up everything is fine. Can you offer any insight? Thanks… read more
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190E 2.3-16: normal operation..air condition, the rpm is fall..500 rpm
My car is 190E 2.3-16 1983, I change the idle valve and at normal operation of the car, the rpm is stady on 900 rpm, when I operat the air condition, the rpm is fall down to 500 rpm and did not rize u… read more
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Mercedes 190E: 1st to 2nd gear..occurs..trip once everythig heats up.
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1986 mercedes benz 190E 2.3: cars..rpm drops and shakes..times cuts
1986 mercedes benz 190E 2.3 running too rich, can smell gas fumes in cars at idle or stop light. and the rpm drops and shakes and at times cuts off.… read more
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1986 190E 2.3: 16 valve..runs great..temperature drops below 40..warms
I have a 1986 190E 2.3 ( not 16 valve) It looks and runs great, except when the temperature drops below 40 it just doesn't want to start, after it warms up then with much effort I can get it it starte… read more
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U adjust the mixture and the throttle cable i..high idle..diagrams
how do u adjust the mixture and the throttle cable i just replaced it and still experiencing high idle pls sent diagrams… read more
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Mercedes 190e 2.3: misses..throttle..1000-1500 revs when it..stalling
Hi I have a mercedes 190e 2.3 16v 1986. Its a bit lumpy starting (winds and misses for about 5 seconds before coming into life) and won't idle unless the throttle is kept at approx. 1000-1500 revs whe… read more
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190E 2.3-16: RUNS SMOOTH..PROBLEM...LEAVE IT PARKED..FEW MINUTES IT
I HAVE A 1986 M/B 190E 2.3-16 WHEN TRYING TO START IT CRANKS OVER A LONG TIME BEFORE IT FINALLY STARTS. AFRER IT STARTS AND RUNS SMOOTH AND I CAN DRIVE IT HUNDREDS OF MILES WITH NO PROBLEM. IF I SHUT … read more
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1985 Mercedes 380se: accelerator..backfire..the pedal it would rev up
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Mercedes 190e: in 1993..is normal that the car idles
I bought my Mercedes 190e 1.8 new in 1993. I know the car. A mechanic is trying to tell me that it is normal that the car idles fast when I start it at first and it is simply not true. Then as the eng… read more
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I have a 1985 Mercedes 190E 2.3. I just replaced the rubber
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i have a sprinter 311cdi it wont rev over 3000 revs, as advise
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