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Old 06-28-2003, 01:08 AM
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And the culprint was the ....

Position Sender Unit

This is some sort of sensor wire connected to the ignition control unit, and which evidently controls ignition timing (??) .

The insulation was gone and the metal braided wire core was exposed, shorting out due to moisture and heat.

Still plan to replace distributor, plugs and wires for good measure.
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2001 E430 4matic
122,xxx miles
Black/Charcoal Interior

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Gone but not Forgotten:
1995 E320, 252,xxx miles, Black/Grey
1989 260E, 223,00 miles, Black/Black
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