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1987 560 sl starts runs great when cold after half hour
1987 560 sl starts runs great when cold after half hour stumbles shuts off while this happens fuel return line installed hose dump back into gas tank flowing strong if I spray gas into throttle keeps … read more
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560SL: there. I have an 89 560 SL with a bit of a problem.
Hi there. I have an 89 560 SL with a bit of a problem. The car was running fine until about 3 months ago. Then it started to quit when accelerating. When idling, it would rev up and down from 500 to 1… read more
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hello, on a 1989 560 sl the sparks continuusly get fouled with carbon. 76000 miles spark
hello, on a 1989 560 sl the sparks continuusly get fouled with carbon. 76000 miles sparks, cables, distributor cap, rotor arm, ignition coil, ezl renewed. fuel injectors and seals renewed, idle system… read more
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560 SEC: I have the same problem others have with my 91 560
I have the same problem others have with my 91 560 SEC: hesitation from stop, intermittent missing, sometimes stalling upon quick acceleration. Replaced: plugs, wires, dist. cap, rotor, and at the mom… read more
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Mercedes-Benz 260E: Mercedes Benz 260E, 1988 Model, 124 Series Engine
Mercedes Benz 260E, 1988 Model, 124 Series Engine jerks intermittently while driving, idle then becomes erratic. I have replace the fuel pump, pump relay, ignition coil, rotor, distributor cap, spark … read more
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cam sprocket alignment with crankshaft.Thanks again..jumped..miss
I was successfull with cam sprocket alignment with crankshaft.Thanks again. Does not appear chain jumped, however I have a miss in engine which exsisted before chain issue. I recently changed both fue… read more
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my 1989 300 ce idles fine and runs..accelerating..hesitation..rough
my 1989 300 ce idles fine and runs smooth on low power setting but when accelerating it's missing and has no power until you floor it and then, after a short hesitation it will go, however in a rough … read more
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HOW TO ADJUST IDLE FUEL MIXTURE FOR THE 1987 560..FUEL SMELL
i AM STILL WAITING FOR AN ANSWER ON HOW TO ADJUST IDLE FUEL MIXTURE FOR THE 1987 560 SL. I SUBMITTED THIS QUESTION LAST WEEK. ISSUE IS HEAVY FUEL SMELL AT IDLE. ACCELERATION TIP-OFF LEAVES BLUE FUEL C… read more
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Injectors, plugs, wires, rotor & cap..Runs great..catalytic
same 1987 560. changed injectors, plugs, wires, rotor & cap. Runs great, good power, but has an excessive fuel smell (catalytic working hard). how is the idle mixture controlled?… read more
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1986 300SL: hesitation..oxygen sensor..the fuel filter..rotor
I have a 1986 300SL that has poor acceleration and a hesitation upon acceleration. I changed the oxygen sensor now the car still hesitates and has no power, under load 30MPH is max. Since I have chang… read more
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1986 SL 560 that wont cold start..gas pedal..new plugs..air filter
Have a 1986 SL 560 that won't cold start initially, but after a few tries will start, idle high, come down, and die once gas pedal is pressed in park. Once car is put into gear, it drives fine, unless… read more
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190e: starts fine..mile..accelerator..relay ignition leads rotor
Hi i have a 92 merc 190e starts fine but after a mile or so starts lossing power but if you put accelerator to the floor power comes back ,then if you back of power goes again floored accelerator and … read more
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MB..mileage..distributor cap/rotor, fuel injectors..O2 sensor
Dear eurotec! Thank you for your help in MB forum I have an 1989 w126 300SEL. It' mileage is 380000km. Problems; Intermittent(1/2-3sec) rough(hunting) idle, more prominet on wam and N/or P gear positi… read more
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1988 MERCEDES: STALLED WHEN..HAS NEW PLUGS, NEW WIRES, CAP AND ROTOR.
1988 MERCEDES RUNS POOR SPUTTERS AND STALLED WHEN HOT. HAS NEW PLUGS, NEW WIRES, CAP AND ROTOR. HAS NEW GAS. VEHICLE HAS BEEN IN STORAGE FOR 7 YEARS AND HAS 71K MILES. BODY IS PERFECT. ENGINE 3.0 STRA… read more
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rev..hoses..stalls after warming upcold idles lousy to, at high speeds
lousy idle not moving, in park, rev, neu and drive. replaced idle control value, checked vaccume hoses, no misses, stalls after warming up cold idles lousy to, at high speeds no backfire or misses. Al… read more
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1989 Mercedes: rough..extremely smooth and good when warmed..gauge
1989 Mercedes 560 SL runs extremely rough primarily when first cold started.. Will often run extremely smooth and good when warmed up.. Economy gauge is pinned to the right very often.. Higher speed i… read more
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timing chain, tensioners, injectors, wires, plugs, distributor, rotor
i have an 86 560 sl - have replaced timing chain, tensioners, injectors, wires, plugs, distributor, rotor, fuel filter ets. It sitll runs rough most of the time - I switched last tank to Chvron 94 oct… read more
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87 560 SL - Car wont start with the overload relay pluged in..rpm
87 560 SL - Car wont start with the overload relay pluged in. When it is removed the car will run but I have a 2K rpm idle. Have replaced the relay and no change. Have also replaced fuel pump relay.… read more
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