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Old 11-19-2000, 10:10 AM
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You need to first ensure that the glow plug system is working properly. Use a voltmeter to check voltage at every plug. The 12 volts or so will be divided at each plug since this is a series system.

Then, check the compression, you should have about 300PSI at all cylinders.

I am going through all this right now with my daughters car and it points toward a bad tank of fuel. Ensure that your fuel filters are clear.

Good luck,

Larry Bible
'01 C Class, Six Speed
'84 Euro 240D, manual, 533K miles
'88 300E 5 Speed
'81 300D Daughter's Car
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