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My 85 500SE is not starting. Fuel pump is inop and the

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My 85 500SE is...

My 85 500SE is not starting. Fuel pump is inop and the ignition circuit is not energized.

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you ever replaced the fuel pump, or is this the original?

I know the fuel pump is bad. I applied direct power to it and nothing. Replacement pump is on its way.

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your 500SE yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes, I will be working on it myself. The car has been sitting for many years. I am working to get it running. I'm more concerned with no power to the ignition circuit. Not sure where to check.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

This is a Euro mark car from Germany.

Submitted: 3 months ago.Category: Mercedes
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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
I was able to isolate the fuel pump issue to a faulty pump. Replacement part ordered. The ignition will be a bit more difficult but I believe I know where to look now. No additional assistance is required at this time.
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