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Old 03-02-2003, 02:25 AM
maheath maheath is offline
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The fuel accumulator is with the fuel pump and fuel filter, underneath your car just behind the passenger rear tire.

Looks like this:

While it's possible that the fuel pump relay could be the problem, I would think that it would affect more than just hot starting. I don't have a 300E, but on my 300SEL, the fuel pump relay is in the shelf between the battery and the fuse box, under the hood. Looks like this:

Mike Heath
1988 560SL Black/Palomino
1988 300SEL Black Pearl/Burgandy
1984 500SEC Anthracite Grey/Palomino
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