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Old 05-15-2003, 10:45 AM
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If it were my car at this point I would run two bottles of Techron Fuel Injector cleaner through it with less than a full tank of fuel. I would get hot and drive it hard, say in the hills.

If that didn't clear it up I would bleed the fuel injector lines at the fuel distributor. A dangerous job >raw fuel on a running engine< but often on older cars seems to help.

I did the above on the 190E which ran so poorly I was sure it had severe internal problems. When I bled the injector lines I was amazed at the amount of crud that came out. I did it several times.

The 190E now runs very well, lots of power and almost a perfect idle.

Keep us posted,

'03 E320 Wagon-Sold
'95 E320 Wagon-Went to Ex
'93 190E 2.6-Wrecked
'91 300E-Went to Ex
'65 911 Coupe (#302580)
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