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Old 07-04-2003, 04:56 PM
ctaylor738 ctaylor738 is offline
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My 380SL was getting harder and harder to start when warm. While I am still chasing its lumpy idle, when I replaced the injectors and injector seals, the hard starting went away.

I have heard that fuel injectors "leak down" causing hard starting.
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'66 200, '66 230SL, '96 SL500. Sold: '81 380SL, '86 300E, '72 250C, '95 C220, 3 '84 280SL's '90 420SEL, '72 280SE, '73 280C, '78 280SE, '70 280SL, '77 450SL, '85 380SL, '87 560SL, '85 380SL, '72 350SL, '96 S500 Coupe
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